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On the lookout for a civil ceremony venue in London? Perhaps you’re planning an intimate event with your nearest and dearest, or maybe you’re organising a huge party so all your friends and family can be there. Aim to secure your civil ceremony venue as soon as possible, because the most popular spaces book out up to one year in advance! Add glamour to your event by holding your civil partnership celebration somewhere special, like a banquet hall or ultra modern city centre hotel, or choose a unique space that'll get your guests talking, like a garden, museum or historic home. Your dream civil ceremony venues are just a few clicks away!

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Civil Ceremony Venues Hire Guide

Some expert tips for organizing your civil ceremony:

  • allocate the bulk of your budget to venue hire, catering and drink, and entertainment

  • choose the date of the celebration carefully – sometimes it’s cheaper to book the venue midweek

  • consider whether to provide a dress code (like black tie, formal or fancy dress). You may also want to host a themed ceremony. In that case, think about a venue that suits the mood. How about country house wedding venue for a Downton Abbey-themed celebration or a railway arch for a more industrial feel?

  • plan early and with your purpose in mind because it's those personal touches that'll have your guests talking for years to come

Things to consider when hiring a space for your event:

  • whether you want to have the civil ceremony and reception in the same venue

  • whether it’s important to you to hire a venue with gay staff members or owners

  • the best seating arrangement for your needs

  • the venue's cancellation policy

  • see if the venue works with any recommended suppliers, like caterers

  • check the civil ceremony venue’s location and see whether it’s convenient for the guests to get there

FAQs about Civil Ceremony Venues in London

How much does it cost to hire a civil wedding ceremony venue in London?

The cost of hiring a civil wedding ceremony venue in London ranges from £45 to £300 per hour. Daily rates start at £750 and can go up as high as £12000. Per person package rates start at as low as £30. If you’re looking for civil wedding ceremony packages, expect to pay at least £2400 per package. The package may include: room hire, per person menu, ceremony set up, and a welcome glass of champagne, but remember to enquiry the venue about the details. The final costs will depend on the number of people attending, the size of the venue, and whether the ceremony takes place during peak season or not. (All data from Tagvenue.)

How far in advance should I book a civil wedding ceremony venue in London?

The answer is: as soon as possible. The most popular civil ceremonies in London can be booked even up to two years in advance, so if you want to get married at a specific venue, it’s best to book it as early as possible. If you’re not set on a specific venue, then start your search around a year in advance. Remember, the earlier you book, the more options you will have, but here at Tagvenue, we can help you even with any last-minute searches!

Can I have an outdoor civil ceremony in London?

Yes, you can have an outdoor civil ceremony in London. However, the ceremony must take place in an approved venue, and they must have a licence to hold this type of event. You can find more information on outdoor civil ceremonies here.

Can I book affordable civil ceremony venues in London?

Although London is a pricey city, you can still find some great venues where you can hold your ceremony without breaking the bank. Some smaller venues offer affordable prices starting at as little as £30 per person. If you’re planning for a short ceremony, then hiring a venue on a per hour basis might be the most affordable option, with prices starting at £45. You can also find venues operating on BYO policy, where you can bring your own food and drinks, which might also be a more affordable option.

Guests Reviews of Civil Ceremony Venues on Tagvenue

Joan A.
Booked The Windsor Suite at The Milestone Hotel and Residences
The staff at the Milestone could not have been more accommodating. They were communicative, responsive, flexible and thorough. The food was delicious, the service was excellent. From the bar service through the our departure, FABULOUS! I would highly recommend them for your event.
Zoe K.
Booked Studio at The Fall Studio
Beautiful, natural lighting and friendly welcome. The space was very versatile and we will definitely be returning back.
Julia J.
Booked Photography Studio Hire in E3 at Butler in The Peanut Factory
Super friendly and helpful. We arrived a bit early but could start straight away. Got help with making sure the lights were connected etc. Would definitely recommend :) will definitely use again!
Henrietta O.
Booked The Conservatory at The Chesterfield Mayfair
Our event planner Sandra was amazing, she went above and beyond for us and we are so grateful for her. We had the best wedding and our guests enjoyed every part of the day and especially the food.
Yasin A.
Booked Don Julio VIP Room at Salsa! Temple
Food was really good, unfortunately kitchen staff mostly did not speak English. It was difficult to communicate asking for a take away container as lots of food was left. Atmosphere in the place was good, different from your run of the mill night club. Prices are what one would expect from Central London.
Shelly M.
Booked The Stationers' Hub at The Stationers' Hub
Very beautiful location and great value for money! The team was really happy to be in this venue and the staff were very lovely and accommodating of our last minute booking. Little bit of quiet in the bustling city!
Booked Main space at Asylum Chapel
Beautiful venue. So much charm and Frances the on site coordinator was a pleasure to have there keeping things running along smoothly
Millie S.
Booked The Nave at St Martin within Ludgate Church
Incredible helpful customer service who went above and beyond. Would love to create more magical weddings here! Big love to you all, Matthew Oliver Team xxxx

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