Here at New Craven Hall we give a personal service, allowing you the confidence that your event is taken care of, our small but mighty team are on hand throughout the entire process.
Jane’s journey in the wedding and events industry all started through fashion. With a degree in fashion design, she worked in occasion wear for six years, including a role as a bridal stylist and seamstress. This helped ignite her passion for the wedding industry as a whole.
With an eye for every detail, Jane is on hand to help you through your entire planning process and on hand on the day to make sure everything is running smoothly.
Having come from a management role in the music industry and working as an independent events promoter for six years, Ben now works mostly behind the scenes at New Craven Hall, handling the daily operations, accounts and business development.
Alongside Jane and Gemma, he also helps manage the front of house team to create the best possible event experience for our clients.
Senior Events Manager
Gemma works closely alongside both Jane and Ben. You will see a lot of her if you book your wedding or event at New Craven Hall, assisting you from initial enquiry all the way through to your big day.
With a degree in events management and six years experience in the events industry, Gemma will guide you through the planning process answering any questions along the way.
Currently studying a BA Hons Event Management degree at Leeds Beckett and drawing on her vast hospitality experience, Olivia works part-time behind the scenes as well as on event days, assisting the management team in ensuring all events run perfectly from start to finish.
Creative mixologist Chris and our experienced bar staff are on hand to serve you and your guests with a fun and friendly attitude. We have a regular bar team who know our venue inside out, giving you peace of mind during your event.
The Bar Team
Our bar team vary in size depending on the style and size of your event. Headed by our bar manager and creative mixologist Chris, the team are on hand to serve you and your guests with a fun and friendly attitude.
All of our bar staff are cocktail trained and are happy to do bespoke cocktails on request.
The cheekiest but best looking member of our team. He has no experience in events and weddings so we won’t leave him in charge of your big day, but you may find him sniffing around on your visits to the venue, or just asleep in the office.