Celebration, naming and renewal ceremony fees

If you are looking to book a celebration, naming, commitment or renewal of vows ceremony at one of our approved venues you can find a full range of prices below.

Booking fee

  Cost per person
Booking fee (applicable to all bookings) £45

This fee is non refundable and is deducted from your final balance.

Celebration Ceremony fees 

The fees below are for the attendance of a registrar or celebrant at your chosen venue.

The fee payable is the applicable for the date and time of your ceremony not at the time of booking.

The Register Office ceremony room at The Guildhall

Day April 2017  to March 2018 April 2018 to March 2019
Monday to Thursday £95 £100
Friday £140 £145
Saturday £150 £155
Sunday and bank holidays not available not available

Celebration Ceremonies at an approved venue

Day April 2017 to  March 2018 April 2018 to March 2019
Monday to Thursday

£150 - before 5pm
£170 - from 5pm and before 7pm
£190 - after 7pm

£155 - before 5pm                 
£175 - from 5pm and before 7pm
£195 - after 7pm
Friday £185 - before 5pm
£205 - from 5pm and before 7pm
£230 - after 7pm
£190 - before 5pm
£215 - from 5pm and before 7pm
£235 - after 7pm
Saturday £200 - before 5pm
£225 - from 5pm  and before 7pm
£250 - after 7pm
£205 - before 5pm
£230 - from 5pm  and before 7pm
£255 - after 7pm
Sunday and bank holidays £240 - before 5pm
£270 - from 5pm and before 7pm
£275 - after 7pm
£245 - before 5pm
£280 - from 5pm and before 7pm
£280 - after 7pm

If the venue is not one of our approved venues an additional fee is payable to cover the cost of health and safety risk assessments undertaken before agreeing that the venue is suitable.

Terms and conditions

  • a booking fee is applicable to all bookings, this charge is made to secure the date and time of your ceremony. This is not an additional charge this amount is deducted from the balance of the ceremony fee applicable
  • all booking fees paid are not refundable and not transferable
  • the ceremony fee payable is the fee applicable on the date of your ceremony and not at the time of booking. All fees and charges are subject to an increase in April each year
  • the full ceremony fee payable must be paid 12 weeks in advance of the date of the ceremony or at the time of booking if this is less than 12 weeks prior to the date of the ceremony
  • if in the event of cancellation ceremony payments made are not refundable if the ceremony is cancelled less than one calendar month prior to the date of the ceremony
  • to cancel a ceremony booking we will require this request in writing and this must be signed by both parties. Booking fees are not refundable in all cases