Get married at your own venue

Let us perform your unique personalised ceremony at your chosen venue. Civil ceremonies have changed in recent years and a civil ceremony no longer has to be within a registrar's office. Registrars can perform ceremonies in a range of venues, from city centre hotels to your parent's lawn, from favourite restaurants to luxury apartments and hotel suites. You can chose to have your ceremony in your local community centre or a much loved tourist site.

It couldn't be simpler to book a registrar for your ceremony.

  1. Ask your venue to partially complete an AP1 form available below
  2. Complete the AP1 form and submit it to the registrar's office by email or post
  3. On receipt of the completed AP1 form and the appropriate fee, a registrar will be booked to conduct your ceremony on the day and time requested.

Download an AP1 form (PDF, 213 KB)

The registrar will be at your chosen venue 30 minutes before your ceremony. They are fully briefed on your choices for your ceremony in advance. If you chose not to see each other prior to the ceremony then the registrar will speak to you individually before the ceremony. Our registrars are extremely friendly, helpful and experts at making the most nervous couple feel at ease. The registrar will bring the schedule with them and return it to our offices.

Download our registrar's leaflet (PDF, 431 KB)

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