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Christenings / Naming

If you’re searching for a venue for your baby’s Christening party or naming ceremony, you’ve found the right place. Holdsworth House is a beautiful 400 year old property with several charming private dining rooms for parties from 2 to 120 guests. All guests benefit from free parking, and free wifi, plus there are 39 bedrooms for any guests traveling over a distance. Choose Holdsworth House for it’s stunning surroundings, exceptional 2AA Rosette food and its outstanding service.


A naming ceremony is a special way of celebrating a child’s birth, without any  religious content. It gives chance for the whole family, parents, grandparents and special relatives to take part. Naming ceremonies can take place at Holdsworth House and can even be incorporated into a wedding. You will need to contact Calderdale Registry Office (visit their website here) for details of the ceremony and any fees payable to them.


Our unique Host a Roast Menus from £25 per person include a dish or a selection of platters, plus all the trimmings, for the table to share.  Or you can select your starter, main and dessert from our Celebration Menu. Alternatively let your guests choose their own meal from our restaurant A la Carte Menu. For every dish there’s a lovely wine to go with it – see our Wine List

Instead we could serve a traditional Afternoon Tea on lovely vintage crockery for £14.95 per person. Including plentiful sandwiches, homemade cakes, scones with jam and cream – afternoon tea is popular with just about everyone!

To discuss your requirements, please call Claire Nicholl on 01422 240024.