Civil Ceremony - your special day

We look forward to sharing with you the joy and happiness of your special day

 Listed below are some simple guidelines to ensure your civil ceremony runs smoothly.

  • Please inform the Registrar in advance if the bride is to be escorted into the ceremony room.
  • The groom should arrive approximately 10 minutes before the scheduled time and the bride 5 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
  • A member of staff will be available to direct the groom to the appropriate waiting area.
  • Guests should be seated in the room before the bride arrives.
  • The civil ceremony is conducted by a Registrar or Assistant Registrar.
  • We are here to help and guide you through all you have to do and say.
  • The exchange of rings, whether one ring or two, although not compulsory, can be very special.
  • We have a No Smoking Policy within our buildings.
  • To ensure there are no interruptions during the ceremony it is important that all mobile telephones and pagers are switched off.

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