Ceremonies in Gloucestershire

The government announcement (23 June 2020) stated that marriage and civil partnership ceremonies can resume from Saturday 4 July 2020. The government has indicated that up to 30 people may be permitted in the ceremony room subject to:

The venue and the room being available for use and suitably risk assessed as COVID secure and the number of people in the room is compliant with social distancing rules.

Please click here for full details how a ceremony will look in Gloucestershire with the current government restrictions.

We will be contacting couples in priority order if these restrictions affect your planned ceremony date.

We are currently unable to take any new bookings for Ceremonies to take place during the remainder of 2020. This is due to the need to accommodate bookings that have been unable to go ahead due to the Government restrictions

If you need to contact us about a ceremony, please email ceremonies@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Face coverings guidance (Effective from 31st August 2020)

Anybody attending a registration office for an appointment must wear a face covering unless they are exempt from doing so under Government guidelines.   

Planning Your Ceremony

In Gloucestershire, we do our utmost to make your ceremony a day to remember. We offer small, intimate ceremonies, large celebrations and everything in-between! The choice is yours.

Planning a marriage, civil partnership, naming or citizenship ceremony - is an exciting time.  Our dedicated team can assist with your questions and explain the different elements of each ceremony.  We can help you with each celebration, ensuring you have a truly special day.

Our Registration Officers can assist with the legal requirements of your ceremony as well as provide advice and information to help you plan a memorable ceremony in Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire is a beautiful county offering a range of different ceremony venues to meet all tastes – view our range of approved venues to find your ideal location.

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions about the ceremonies you can enjoy in Gloucestershire. If your question is not listed please contact Gloucestershire Registration Service who will be able to help you.

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