Ceremonies

Ceremonies

Following national guidance regarding the coronavirus outbreak, weddings and civil partnerships remain suspended up to and including 14 June 2020. Beyond this date, we await further guidance from government and the General Register Office and will advise customers accordingly.

At the present time we are only able to deal with email enquiries. Please be assured that a member of our Ceremonies Co-Ordination team will respond to any queries raised as soon as possible, this may take some time, please be patient.

Guidance for couples who are due to have their marriage or civil partnership ceremonies during 2020 is set out below. Please see the bottom of this message for which email address to use: this depends on the location of your ceremony.

Ceremonies due to take place between now and 31 July 2020

Please email our ceremonies team to tell us that:

A. You want to move your current booking. This will not incur any additional cost, or

B. You want to cancel without re-booking. The cancellation policy is currently suspended until 31 July 2020 so you will receive a full refund of your ceremony fee, this excludes the non refundable booking fee. 

Ceremonies due to take place between 1 August and 30 September 2020

Please wait until after 1 July 2020 to email our ceremonies team with your A or B choice explained above. Moving your current booking may incur a new booking fee. Our team will contact you as soon as possible.

Ceremonies due to take place between 1 October and 31 December

Please wait until 1 September before contacting our ceremonies team with your A or B choice explained above.Moving your current booking may incur a new booking fee. Our team will contact you as soon as possible.

Email addresses to use

Venues around Winchester, Alton and Eastleigh: ceremonies.midhants@hants.gov.uk

Venues around Basingstoke, Aldershot & Andover: ceremonies.northhants@hants.gov.uk

Venues around South and New Forest: ceremonies.southhants@hants.gov.uk

We are currently taking new bookings for 1 October 2020 and beyond, subject to further Government instructions. Our Ceremonies team is working hard to contact couples as soon as possible, please be patient. We thank everyone affected for their support and understanding.

More information about marriage and civil partnerships