The Guildhall

Getting married in our ceremony room in the Guildhall

a picture of outside the guildhallYour marriage is a special occasion and we look forward to welcoming you to the Guildhall and being part of your special day. 

Our register office ceremony room is located on the ground floor of the Guildhall. The Guildhall is a prestigious building, located on Alfred Gelder Street, providing an impressive setting for you to share your special day with family and friends. Locations such as the beautiful Queen's Gardens or Wilberforce Gardens, at rear of Wilberforce House, in the museum quarter on Little High Street are only a short walk away and can provide great backdrops for photographs.

a couple in the Guildhall  reigister office roomOur attractive ceremony room will seat up to 45 of your family and friends.

This number includes -

  • bridesmaids
  • flower girls
  • page boys
  • children

This number does not include the couple and photographers. 

On arrival your guests will congregate in the Guildhalls impressive marble entrance or be shown through to the Tapestry Room, a room steeped in history which boasts a collection of historic tapestries, before moving into the room in which the ceremony will take place.

a picture of the Guildhall register office roomChoosing to have your ceremony in our room at The Guildhall, means that you can choose your ceremony from a selection available. You can also make your ceremony more personal by including an additional poem or reading and selecting your own music to be played -

  • before
  • during
  • and at the end of your ceremony. 

There is no need to provide your own music as we are able to facilitate this and can access even the most obscure choice through our music system.

A booklet to help you plan your ceremony will be provided when your booking has been confirmed.

Ceremonies are available in this room Monday to Saturday. 

The cost of a ceremony in our room in The Guildhall varies dependent on the day you want to have your ceremony.

Find out more about the cost of a marriage or civil partnership ceremony at The Guildhall

To book the Ceremony room at the Guildhall email us (link opens a new window).