Cherri and Adi
"We had our wedding at Laughing Waters and it was the most fantastic day and the most amazing venue we could have asked for. The setting is idyllic and the venue is flexible to almost anything you want for your wedding day. A fantastic space that will definitely make your wedding day that extra bit special with the most amazing views of the river".
Our enchanting garden is an idyllic setting for your wedding reception which has a welcome informal feel.
We understand that it is important for you to have the celebration you have always dreamed of. With this in mind, we have a dedicated team who will work with you every step of the way to ensure your wishes for the day becomes a reality.
Easily accessible from the A3, M25 and is a 30 minute drive from Heathrow Airport. For those holding their wedding ceremony at St. Nicholas Church, Shepperton Square, Laughing Waters is a 10 minute walk away along the river, several minutes by boat along the Thames or a few minutes drive.
Parking is available for up to 40 cars. Access to the venue is on a single lane so we advise taking a taxi when possible.
We can cater for up to 140 seated guests and up to an additional 60 evening guests with guest parking for up to 40 cars.
RIVERSIDE GARDEN FOR HIRE
We are a family run business and hold a limited number of weddings each year in our beautiful garden overlooking the River Thames. This means we have more time to concentrate on each event to ensure our clients expectations are exceeded.
WEDDING GROUNDS HIRE CHARGE
The ground hire charge is £3500 for 4 days exclusive hire with riverside mooring should you wish to arrive by boat and includes power and water supply. (If arriving by boat, we are only several minutes along the River Thames from St. Nicholas Church in Shepperton Square).
A PA/lighting system which includes, Microphones, Disco lighting, background music and party playlists can be hired for an extra charge of £500 (subject to availability).
So to give you an idea, a wedding for 80 guests with a fully dressed traditional marquee, 4 days exclusive use of grounds to allow for preparation and collection the day after, toilet hire, generator hire, sound and lighting package prices start from £9000.
This is a guide price - our partners will be happy to discuss your vision/budget and create a package to suit.
MARQUEE, FURNITURE AND ACCESSORY OPTIONS
Our marquee partner, Alexander Marquees has a showroom 5 minutes drive from Laughing Waters and will be happy to take you through the various options. For pictures/pricing/to make an appointment etc. please visit www.alexanderhire.co.uk
So for a wedding on a Saturday, our clients enjoy 2 days for pre-wedding preparation and decorating and access the day after the wedding for car collection/props/gifts and bottle recycling.
If you would like us to handle the recycling the there is an additional charge of £250. Please let us know at time of booking.
If you are looking for something more rustic, why not consider a tepee for your wedding reception - please contact us to discuss your requirements and we can give you a guide price and if that looks OK then introduce you to one of our tepee partners. More details can be found here
We also take pride in our flexibility and can discuss with you your own ideas and any special requirements, working together to co‐design those special touches to make your event a day to remember.
Here you have 2 options - you can organise to BYO (Bring Your Own) or we can provide a licensed bar serving wine, cider, lager and beer as standard for all or part of the event. Other drink preferences can be discussed at the time of booking.
We offer a choice of approved, tried and tested local caterers - details are listed here on our Approved Partners page. Our team can guide you here as to the options and once you decide on the approved caterer we put you directly in contact with them. As a guide, prices start from £25 per head, depending on menu choices, canape options, numbers of guests - our catering partners will take you through the various options to fit your vision and budget.
Please see here for our approved partners.
Our florist partner, Aziatics has many years experience dressing churches, marquees and providing stunning bridal bouquets - (discounts available for our clients) see here for more details.
We can provide backing music/party set on request. Live music is an option on a limited number of dates - please email us to check availability and timings.
Amplified music is restricted to a reasonable level and must end by 10.20 pm.
Need something additional? Looking to hold a smaller wedding? Want to talk an idea through?
Give us a call or drop us an email with your ideas - we love creating events that go that extra mile where expectations are always exceeded and wonderful memories are created.