Get married 140 metres underground at the Museum


To add to an array of exciting new events being held at The National Coal Mining Museum for England, Asparagus Green Catering Limited have now been granted a license to hold Civil Wedding Ceremonies at the Wakefield venue.

Not only can you tie the knot in the newly decorated Caphouse Suite, but for those looking for something totally unique, there is also the opportunity to get married 140 metres below the surface in the actual pit’s underground room! That’s the height of Blackpool Tower!!

Asparagus Green Catering are offering bespoke packages for couples wanting to stage their dream weddings, from seaside themes with deck chairs, serving cockles and mussels, to replicating the Gatsby era, with the flamboyance of table centre pieces featuring real ostrich feathers and serving oysters at the wedding breakfast.

Managing Director Anthony Hegney said “We are so excited about growing our Wedding offer. Over the last year, there was only the one Wedding Reception here but following our successful 12 months plus at the Museum, we are absolutely delighted to now have 5 weddings currently being planned and co-ordinated – each and every one of them different and bespoke to the couples themselves and our first “Underground Wedding” takes place in July of this year! He added, “Now we have the Wedding License to hold Civil Ceremonies, it gives us the opportunity to offer an all-encompassing, hassle free day! The Caphouse Suite can be dressed to suit any styles and taste and we are driven by the fact that we can assist and deliver the ideas and vision that literally could just start with “I want a seaside wedding . . .”

For more information on holding your wedding at The National Coal Mining Museum for England, contact Jaine Binns, Sales Manager, Conference & Events: 01924 844581 or Email:

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