Rachelle and Zoë invite you to join them to help celebrate their wedding.

Below you can information on how to RSVP; locations; timings; menus; hotel information; gift registry info and the dress code! If you have any questions of concerns, please email Zoë @ breyah@gmail.com

Day Guests: 
Evening Guests:


Elizabeth Gaskell House

Address: 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW

Time: 10.30- 3.00pm
(Ceremony begins at 11am)


Bus route 197: Click here for the timetable.

Free parking is available on neighbouring streets. There is a NCP/Manchester Royal Infirmary carpark on Grafton Street, a short walk away. 3-6 hours £5.

There will be a drinks reception and afternoon tea after the ceremony; this will be a dry (non-alcoholic) event. The menu for the day can be found in the food section below.


Hemsley House

Address: 41-42 The Crescent, Salford. M5 4PE

Drinks & Canapés for Day Guests: 3:30pm – 6pm

Evening Reception (including informal meal): 6pm- 12am

The menu for the day can be found in the food section below.

Bus route: 36, 37, 38, 50. 
Salford Crescent Train Station is opposite the venue with direct trains from central Manchester.
Free parking is available at the venue.

Dress Code:

Smart Casual. We want everyone to feel like themselves and comfy at our wedding. But we also know thats not very helpful when trying to workout what to wear – so with that in mind please wear an element of white (it could be a bag, a shirt or your shoes, we don’t mind!) and please bare in mind we’re getting married and holding our reception in older buildings; they don’t have air con and it will be August!

Gift Register:

We’re incredibly thankful to have everything we already need. So, we’re skipping out of tradition and would love for you to help us create some new experiences instead. www.hitchd.com/rachelleandzoe


We know it’s always helpful for folks to see the food options before the day; with an idea of the timings you’ll be eating! Now the menu has been finalised, we’re happy to confirm the food options & times.

For the Day Guests; we’ll be serving Afternoon Tea at around 13:00pm.

There will be the choice of 3 sandwiches; served with Crisps and Salad garnish (gf available)

  • Cheddar cheese and chutney (v) 
    • Smoked salmon and cream cheese pinwheels
  • Falafel and hummus (ve)
    • Plus there will be the option to add a Pork pie (Should you feel the need for some meat with your meal)

You’ll also have a choice of Scones: Cherry / Plain / Fruit / GF; with a jar of jam and individual tub of Roddas clotted cream (or vegan alternative).

And finally you’ll have a choice of 3 patisserie/cakes from the days selection.

We will then be serving canapés at around 4:30pm during the speeches.

  • Thai chicken skewers with grilled bell peppers, red onion and sweet chilli jam
    • Falafel and hummus with glazed fig and fresh basil (ve)
  • Fish goujon on a chip with pea puree
    • Vine ripened baby plum tomato with a mozzarella pearl and green pesto (v)


For evening guests we will be serving a Mediterranean themed BBQ buffet at around 6:30pm

  • Steaks marinated in Caribbean herbs fresh from the barbecue
    • Whole side of grilled salmon garnished with grilled lemon, tomatoes and chive butter
  • Cajun chicken kebab with bell peppers and red onion and a cooling mint and cucumber raita
    • Grilled halloumi kebab with sun blushed tomatoes and green pesto (v)
  • Roasted bell peppers stuffed with Mediterranean vegetables spicy rice and vegan cheese. (ve)
    • Homemade macaroni cheese served warm with grated parmesan, freshly milled black pepper and fresh herbs
  • Traditional Greek salad with vegan feta cheese and marinated pitted olives (Served separately)(ve)
    • Couscous salad with char grilled Mediterranean vegetables, sun blushed tomatoes, finely chopped chilli and fresh mint (ve)
  • Homemade pink coleslaw with chopped chives (v)
    • Dressed seasonal leaves (ve)
  • New potatoes tossed in pesto (v)

And a deserts buffet at around 8pm.

  • Key lime pie (v)
  • Warm chocolate fudge brownie with chocolate fudge sauce
  • Warm chocolate pots (Ve)
  • Malibu and white chocolate cheesecake (v)
  • Mint aero cheesecake (v)
  • Exotic Fresh fruit platter (ve)

Hotel Information:

YHA Manchester West: (20 min walk) From £40

The Stay Inn: (20 min walk) From £50

Premier Inn Manchester West: (15 min walk) From £70

The Castlefield Hotel: (25 min walk) From £70

The Ainscow Hotel: (10 min walk) From £70

Holiday Inn Manchester West: (12 min walk) From £80 – Gould Family are staying here.

Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel: (20-25 min walk) From £110

The Lowry Hotel: (20 min walk) From £170

Park Inn by Radisson: (30 min walk) From £200 – We’re staying here.

But wait…… There’s more!

If you’re staying over after the wedding and don’t have to rush off on the Sunday; or live locally and have the Sunday free; weather permitting we will be hosting a picnic in Peel park (directly opposite Hemsley House) from around 11:30am; we request that folks bring something to contribute if you wish to join us. Pets are welcome!

We will then be visiting Salford Art Gallery and museum from around 2pm.