Marriage and Civil Partnership – Current Numbers

All marriages and Civil Partnerships will be short and simple legal ceremony only, as allowed under the COVID-19 agreement of 4th July 2020
All guests must wear a mask, unless medically exempt or under the age of 11.
NHS Track and Trace will be in operation at all our venues.

Licensed Venues

Licensed venues  Ceremonies will now hold 15 people, as follows:
Couple (2)
Guests (13)
Please note the registrars and photographer are not included in the numbers
Large receptions or parties should of course not be taking place. The maximum is 15 people to a reception.
It is critical you seek guidance from your venue.

Please note that although the government have stated 15 persons are allowed at a ceremony, this is not the case in Register Offices, due to the size of the room – to ensure social distancing for a COVID safe environment.

Register Offices and Council Owned Venues

Location

Capacity

Available Days
Registration only, Alnwick

Couple and 2 witnesses only (no ceremony)

Monday to Thursday
(Mornings only)
Alnwick Register Office
Ceremony Room
This room will hold 7 people, as follows:
Couple (2)
Guest /Photographer (3)
Registrars (2)
Monday to Friday
Saturday (Mornings only)
Morpeth Register Office – Ante Room This room will hold 12 people, as follows:
Couple (2)
Guest / Photographer (8)
Registrars (2)
Monday to Friday
Berwick Town Hall Register Office This Room will hold 16 people, as follows:
Couple (2)
Guest / Photographer (12)
Registrar  (2)
Monday to Saturday
Morpeth Town Hall, Ballroom This room will hold 18 people as follows:
Couple (2)
Guests  (13)
Registrars (2)
Photographer (1)
Monday to Saturday
Hexham House This room will  hold 16 people, as follows:
Couple (2)
Guests / Photographer  (12)
Registrars (2)
Monday to Sunday
Northumberland Hall, Alnwick This room will  hold 18 people, as follows:
Couple (2)
Guest  (13)
Registrars (2)
Photographer (1)
Monday to Saturday