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.   

How to book

Whether you choose a simple registration or a more traditional ceremony you will need to contact the ceremonies team at Gloucestershire Registration Service.

During the booking process we will discuss your choice of ceremony and the availability of our registration offices or your choice of a Gloucestershire Registration Service approved venue. We will also discuss the format of the ceremony. Please note that booking with us can take 10-15 minutes over the phone.

A booking administration fee (non refundable) is payable at the time of booking to secure your ceremony booking.  Details will be provided during the booking process.

Once you have made your booking, the ceremonies team will confirm the details in an email that will include an unique reference number which relates to your booking.

 

Next step

Once you have decided on details for your ceremony, please telephone the ceremonies team on 01452 425060 (option 3).

Please note, due to Covid-19 our phone line is currently set for death appointments only.  Therefore, if you wish to make a booking, please email ceremonies@gloucestershire.gov.uk with the details and a telephone number, and we will contact you to book.

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