Everyone wants their wedding day to be unique, so Firstsite gallery is the perfect choice for brides and grooms seeking a truly one-off wedding venue. Our superb building has a contemporary edge that sets us apart from other wedding venues with more traditional styling.

Firstsite is located in the heart of Colchester, Essex in Lewis Gardens, just off the High Street. It’s town-centre location also makes it the ideal party / wedding reception venue for couples marrying with a civil ceremony in the nearby Register Office or Town Hall.

Firstsite’s glowing golden exterior creates the perfect backdrop for your wedding pictures, and our light-filled function rooms open out onto a D-shaped garden that’s yours to enjoy in the summer months.

As a truly flexible wedding venue, we can host a small intimate wedding reception or party, or a celebration for up to 160 guests. Tailor-made packages are available every day, including Sundays, for daytime or evening wedding receptions. The function suite is exclusively yours for the occasion, and you can also enjoy photo opportunities on the beautiful Berryfield Roman Mosaic. In keeping with the relaxed, informal atmosphere we can provide simple and tasty catering, like a hog roast, buffet or fish and chips. Alternatively we can collaborate with your choice of external caterer.

Your dedicated Event Co-ordinator will be on hand to support you at every step of your wedding plans, to ensure your big day runs seamlessly and is memorable for all the right reasons.


To book Firstsite as your wedding venue, to find out more about organising your wedding celebrations at Firstsite, or to tailor-make your own party package, get in touch.

T: 01206 713 700 E: [email protected]