Funeral Wakes

Close to our beautiful Cathedral, with warm and understanding staff, we believe the Old Deanery might prove to be the ideal location. Whether you are planning a quiet commemoration or a celebratory wake, please contact us; we are here to help.

Here at the Old Deanery we try to be of service in helping family and friends come together in an atmosphere of respect and condolence.

The Old Deanery offers the ideal venue for funeral teas, being so close to the Cathedral and with its own tradition of spirituality as the former home of the Deans of Ripon.

Let our Manager and her team assist you on this sad occasion and hopefully, with our high standard of service, we can make a difference in bringing together family and friends.

Within our lovely old building, we can offer a private room from 10 up to 50 people. For the larger gathering, up to 130, the whole of the ground floor could be exclusively yours.

Example Menu/Prices

Afternoon Tea Menu
2 home made scones, jam and cream, served with your choice of tea or coffee
£7 per person

Classic Afternoon Tea
Finger sandwiches, cake and scone served with jam, cream served with your choice of tea or coffee

A selection of sandwiches, cake and your choice of tea or coffee
£10 per person

With scones – £12.50 per person

Other buffets are available with hot or cold dishes – please state what you would like to offer your guests

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