Funeral Receptions and Wakes

Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy. The team at The Boat House can help ensure that you give your dearly departed the send-off they deserve; taking the strain of organising your funeral reception or wake so you can focus on spending time with friends and family.

From traditional cold buffets to sit down formal meals – even street food-style hot buffets, hog roasts and BBQs – we can tailor the catering to the style of your gathering; allowing you to celebrate the life of your loved one in a way that is as unique as they were.

Whatever you have in mind, we’ll ensure the event meets your expectations, while our location less than half a mile from Stone Crematorium and within easy reach of Stone churches and Stafford Crematorium will make it easy for the funeral cortege to find the venue.

To discuss funeral receptions and wakes contact our events team.


The Boat House at Aston Marina is a lovely venue located within a stunning setting, which was perfect for our Summer Party. The staff were very helpful and efficient, the catering was delicious and the evening was thoroughly enjoyed by all guests

- Prosurv Consult

The service throughout the night was a credit to you all. Top Notch. Thank you for a wonderful and well organised event.

- Goodwin International

A big big thank you for all that you did for me in the organisation and surprise of my wife’s birthday party. I've had excellent feedback from all the guests on how amazing the venue and catering was. Of course my wife was super surprised and loved every moment of it! Thank you!

- Mark Taylor

Thank you so much for organising a fantastic Christmas party for us.  The feedback has been nothing but positive about every aspect. We will definitely be thinking of your venue again for our next event.


We are very pleased to use Aston Marina for all of our local catering & hospitality. Our experience ranges from a 75 person Christmas Dinner, dedicated VIP opening and onsite catering. Pricing is competitive but with that added touch of flair and quality brought by using as much local produce as possible, which our company really appreciates. Aston Marina’s staff have always been very flexible to our requirements, working with us to create the perfect event. We consider that they always go the extra mile.

- Schneider Electric Energy UK Ltd

Planning an Event?

Whether it be a business presentation, banquet-style dining or party with a buffet - the atmosphere, attention to detail and setting are unrivalled.

  • Broad range of catering options to suit your budget
  • Exclusive car parking
  • Our own licensed bar and kitchen staffed by members of our award-winning team

Request a Callback

Once you have chosen your preferred event date we can provisionally hold the date for up to two weeks. You can do this by emailing or call us directly on 01785 819702.

The Aston Marina team will be with you all the way from the date of your booking to your big day to make sure everything will be perfect.


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