Marriages and civil partnerships
What to do if you are arranging your wedding or civil partnership.
Register Office Christmas closing times
The Register office will be closed from 4pm Friday 23 December 2016 to 10am Wednesday 28 December 2016.
If you need to contact the office regarding a marriage or civil partnership where either party is terminally ill call 0117 922 2050.
You must first decide where and when you want to get married or enter into a civil partnership, then you need to give notice.
Elsewhere on the web
- Bristol ceremonies guide Go to http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/805cc42b#/805cc42b/3 (opens new window)
- Getting Married in England and Wales Go to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/getting-married-in-england-and-wales (opens new window)
- The Old Council House - venue hire and weddings Go to http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/leisure-and-culture/old-council-house-venue-hire-and-weddings (opens new window)