In this sorrowful time, we would like to extend to you and your family our heartfelt Condolences.
Our Celebration of Life gatherings are designed for your peace of mind, at this difficult time.
Our dedicated event directors are on hand to ensure that the celebration of your loved ones, is delivered in a sympathetic and professional manner.
Our chef has prepared several informal dining options, that can be enjoyed in a private space, offering a place for bereaved family and friends to gather, share stories of a loved one, and celebrate their life.
If you are arranging a wake and considering the Old Swan, our professional team will be on hand to support you and advise you every step of the way.
Our smaller gatherings are designed for family and close friends who wish to reflect on the life of your loved ones. These are based on 10 – 50 guests and can be served in our Minster Room.
Newby Tea or freshly brewed Coffee
One plain, one fruit scone with clotted cream and preserve
£ 15.00 per person
Our lovingly designed Afternoon tea is for our larger celebrations, who wish to spend more time for family members and friends to catch up while taking a more traditional tea, that is fully served by our team.
For 20 to 150 guests
Your tea includes a full afternoon tea buffet, white linen, napkins, menu cards for the table, jugs of water and unlimited tea or coffee.
Newby Tea or Fair Trade coffee
Selection of freshly cut sandwiches
Freshly baked warm fruit and plain scones
Strawberry and raspberry preserves, clotted cream
Assorted homemade cakes and pastries.
£25.00 per person
Served in our private room, our hot and cold buffet is ideal for those wanting a relaxed gathering for friends and family.
Gatherings from 30 - 150 | £24 per person
Heritage potato salad, chive mayonnaise
Cucumber, red onion and mixed leaf salad
Paxton & Whitfield British cheeses, quince jelly
Beetroot, squash, spinach and feta salad, fried polenta
Roasted chicken, fine green bean and artichoke salad
Pancake and roasted pepper roll, guacamole
Hot smoked salmon, dill crème fraîche crostini
British charcuterie platter, sweet mustard dressing
Scotch egg with piccalilli
Gloucester old spot bacon rolls, plum ketchup
BBQ chicken wings with ranch dressing
Smoked haddock fish cake with tartare sauce
Grilled tender stem broccoli with garlic, chilli and smoked almond
Spanish-style beef kebabs with spicy tomato hummus
Crispy black pudding, mustard mayonnaise
Chef selected quiches
Please select four cold items & four hot items at
Please select four cold and four hot offerings