You asked: Can you get married in a marquee?

Can you legally get married outdoors in the UK?

Civil weddings will be permitted to take place outdoors for the first time in England and Wales from next month. The ceremonies at approved premises such as hotels currently need to be in a room or other permanent structure.

Does a marquee count as outdoors for a wedding?

This means if area of the doors and open sides of structure – like a giant marquee – are greater than half of the total area of all the sides, it is considered an outdoor space.

Can you get married in a gazebo?

Weddings can only legally take place outside if they are solemnised in a permanent structure with a solid roof. This means you can marry in a gazebo, but a temporary structure like a marquee is not allowed. Couples must be able to specify the building in which the ceremony is taking place.

Can a registrar marry you at home?

So if you choose to hold your ceremony at home you will need to visit a registry office at some point beforehand to sign your wedding paperwork. … If a licence is granted your ceremony can then be conducted by a registrar, making it legally binding (although of course it would not be as personal).

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How much does it cost to get married in a registry office UK?

The cost for a register office marriage or civil partnership is £57 which consists of £46 for the registration and £11 for one certificate. The fee is non-refundable.

Is a marquee wedding cheaper?

Marquee weddings also aren’t always the cheap option (this BTW is one of the most common wedding misconceptions). You’re basically creating your own wedding venue and that includes building the venue, filling and staffing the venue and then clearing the venue away after the party is over.

Do you have to get married under a roof?

No. Of course that’s not the full answer. There are some marriage officers who will not perform a wedding in the open, some will do a ceremony outside but insist the register be signed indoors.

Can you put up a marquee anywhere?

A marquee can be erected almost anywhere although a flat, level, grassy site with good vehicle access is ideal and would be the most cost effective.

Can I have a wedding in my back garden?

You have to register your marriage at a licensed venue; some of these venues are outdoors, but none of them are in people’s gardens. What you are able to do is register your marriage legally at your local registry office and then have an informal wedding ceremony in your garden, conducted by a celebrant.

Can you get married in a pub?

As civil marriages have to take place in “readily identifiable premises” a pub, can in certain circumstances, be just such a venue (but not in a marquee in your beer garden). … In addition you will need to have a separate private room for pre-marriage questioning by the Registrar.

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