Births, deaths and ceremonies

Register births and deaths, arrange a marriage or civil partnership ceremony.

Naming ceremonies

A naming ceremony is a special way of celebrating the birth of your child or welcoming the new arrival into the family and wider community.

Renewal of vows ceremonies

This ceremony is for any couple who are married or in a civil partnership who wish to celebrate renewing their vows in a unique and personal ceremony

Approved venues

Find out more about the venues approved to hold civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies.

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Opening times

  • Monday: 9am - 4pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 4pm
  • Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 4pm
  • Friday: 9am - 3:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Ceremonies by appointment only
  • Bank holidays: Ceremonies by appointment only.