Wedding Ceremony Cardiff Area - Wedding Venues Cardiff, South Wales | Wedding Ceremony, Reception & Packages at Craig y Nos Castle

Go to content

Main menu:

Wedding Ceremony Cardiff Area

Wedding Packages

_______________________________


My Wedding Ceremony Room

______________________________


"Don't tell people your Dreams - Show Them"

"I'll have my Wedding Ceremony in the grade one listed opera house - it's a small theatre with its own stage."

Jake Morley Photography - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre Wedding Ceremony4

The theatre is a historic listed building. It was built by Opera Star Adelina Patti in the 19th century to entertain her guests.


It's said to be based on Wagner's Opera House in Bayreuth, Bavaria.

Jake Morley Photography - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre Wedding Ceremony
Jake Morley Photography - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre Wedding Ceremony3

In 1878 the castle and its setting captivated the leading opera star of the day, who felt she had found the home of her dreams amid the calm isolation of this beautiful valley.

Jake Morley Photography - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre Wedding Ceremony

The castle's name alone strikes a romantic note and in rough translation means 'Rock of the Night'.


Craig-y-Nos in the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales is the perfect setting for taking your marriage vows. The Castle is within reach of Cardiff, Swansea and Brecon.

The auditorium floor can be either flat, for ballroom dancing, or raked down to a raised stage, for performances and for wedding ceremonies. The original 125 year old curtain depicts Madame Patti on a Chariot in Rossini's last Italian Opera, Semiramide.


Jake Morley Photography - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre Wedding Ceremony

Adelina Patti was the 'Madonna' of her day, earning up to £11 million a year in today's money.  In her Opera House she performed privately for European Royalty.

Many heads of stage and internationally renowned artists graced the theatre in Adelina's time. It is a wonderfully preserved memorial to the great diva and the great composers whose names she included in the regal decor. The theatre has superb acoustics, so all your guests will hear you say your vows - and hear the registrar!

"When you stand on the Stage, you must have a sense that you are addressing the whole world, and that what you say is so important the whole world must listen" - Stella Adler
Nic Cleave Photography - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre is ready for a Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Venues near Cardiff, Swansea, Brecon - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre Wedding Ceremony
Patrick Ellis Photography - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Venues near Cardiff, Swansea, Brecon - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre Wedding Ceremony

Patti's favourite composers, including Rossini, Verdi and Wagner, adorn the walls, flanked by Corinthian columns.

The Theatre is one of only 8 Grade One listed Opera Houses in the UK, one of only two in private ownership. No other wedding venue in Wales has its own opera house where I can dazzle my audience from my very own stage!

Today Craig-y-Nos Castle's Theatre is one of the few remaining Victorian theatres with the original backstage mechanisms preserved and fully working.

Capacity: 150 (limit for Wedding Licence: 130)

Wedding Venues near Cardiff, Swansea, Brecon - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre
Wedding Venues near Cardiff, Swansea, Brecon - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre is ready for Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Venues near Cardiff, Swansea, Brecon - Craig y Nos Castle Theatre Wedding Ceremony

Thank you to my new likers! A special thank you to The Official Craig y Nos Castle for their like - I got married at the castle myself last year and the team were excellent. It's such a beautiful place for photos, I would love to photograph a wedding there!

Wedding Ceremony in our grade one listed opera house built by world famouse opera diva Adelina Patti
Craig y Nos Castle
 
Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.
Back to content | Back to main menu