Under the Marriage Act of 1994 civil marriages and civil partnerships may take place in a variety of premises. These include hotels, stately homes, football grounds and historic buildings licensed by the Local Authority. These locations are known as Approved Venues.
The venues currently approved in Liverpool are:
In addition to the costs of giving notice of marriage or civil partnership, the ceremony fees are as follows:
For ceremonies up to 5pm
For ceremonies after 5.15pm
The fee includes one copy of your marriage or civil partnership certificate. Copies of certificates can always be obtained at a later date.
You can make a provisional booking online for a registrar to conduct your ceremony up to two years in advance. Find out more about the registrar booking service.
To ensure that your wedding is personal to you there are a number of ways in which you can enhance your ceremony:
Please note that any enhancements chosen must not contain any religious references or be taken from any religious texts.