Marriages and Civil partnerships

If you wish to marry or form a civil partnership in Doncaster, you may do so either by civil or religious ceremony.

Venues for civil marriages and civil partnerships

Priory Place, DN1 1AA

  • The Great Kitchen with access to the courtyard can be used for premium ceremonies on a Thurs, Fri and Sat - this room holds 40 people inc children
  • The Priory Suite with no access to the courtyard can be used for premium ceremonies on a Thurs, Fri and Sat- this room holds 50 people inc children
  • The Priory Suite with no access to the courtyard will be used for standard plus ceremonies on a Tuesday - on a Tues, attendees are limited to 30 inc children.
  • Please also be aware that face coverings are to be worn by all parties as they enter any DMBC public building and we kindly request these are worn by guests throughout the ceremony.  
  • Groom/party 1 to arrive no earlier than 25 minutes before the ceremony is due to start, and the bride/party 2, 5 minutes before. This is to avoid crossover of parties between ceremonies. It is imperative that your ceremony is able to start on time, any lateness may result in the ceremony having to be rescheduled. 
  • At premium ceremonies, you can use the courtyard for photographs for 10 mins after your ceremony for photographs.
  • Only Bio-degradable confetti is allowed in the Great Kitchen courtyard

Great Kitchen at Priory Place prepared for a socially distanced wedding ceremony. The Great Kitchen at Priory Place prepared for a socially distanced wedding ceremony.

Civic Office

  • Only the couple and 2 witnesses to attend at Civic Office marriages/civil partnerships.
  • Party to arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before the ceremony is due to start. It is imperative that your ceremony is able to start on time, any lateness may result in the ceremony having to be rescheduled. 
  • We will be taking the temperature of people attending to ensure no signs of COVID exist – please be aware that we may need to postpone the ceremony to a later date if the couple joining in marriage or civil partnership or any key attendees have a raised temperature.

Approved Premises

  • Seating is set out in the licensed room to allow at least 1m between guests which will determine the number of people allowed to attend.
  • If your venue has an outside space licensed or not, this area can be used for ceremonies from 1st July 2021. Your venue will need to ensure that should the weather not allow for the ceremony to be outside, a sufficient sized licensed room is set up inside
  • There is no reduction in ceremony fees based on the restrictions in guest numbers.

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Last updated: 12 April 2022 13:54:31