Wedding and civil ceremonies

Weddings and civil ceremonies

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Weddings and civil ceremonies cannot take place between 5 January and 13 February 2021. This is because of government coronavirus restrictions.

The Old Council House is the perfect choice for your special day and we have four  rooms suitable for weddings and civil ceremonies.

The rooms are also available for renewal of vows ceremonies.

Virtual tour of our rooms

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are unable to offer physical tours of our rooms.  Call us on 0117 922 2800  to check availability of the Old Council House for wedding or civil ceremonies or to make a booking.

The Mayoral Room

The Grand Council Chamber

The Statutory Room

The Lantern Room

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Ceremony prices start at only £57.

All registration services are provided from Bristol Register Office.

Room capacities

Because of coronavirus (COVID-19) we're reducing the number of guests allowed in the rooms during the ceremony.

  • The Statutory Room: up to 4 people plus the couple
  • The Mayoral Room: up to 8 people plus the couple
  • The Lantern Room: up to 13 people plus the couple
  • The Grand Council Chamber: up to 13 people plus the couple

 Read coronavirus guidance for small marriages and civil partnerships (GOV.UK).

Our other venues

We have other venues available to hire in Bristol for wedding and civil ceremonies, receptions and parties.

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