Tag Archives: Weddings

Big changes to modernise marriage registration

New legislation coming into force this week is set to modernise marriage registration for the first time since 1837. The Marriage Schedule System will move away from the current paper register (the traditional book which is signed by the couple and their witnesses) to a more secure system for keeping marriage records. The electronic register […]

Say ‘I Do’ in Somerset

Somerset Registration Service has launched a user-friendly new website to help people planning a wedding or civil partnership in Somerset. It provides everything couples need to create their special day. Somerset is becoming an increasingly popular wedding destination, with a wide variety of licensed venues. From converted barns to underground caves and unusual historic buildings […]

Wedding bells boom fuels recruitment drive

Somerset’s Registry Team is launching a recruitment drive to keep pace with the record number of couples tying the knot in the county.

Getting hitched in Somerset? Come and see our new wedding ceremony venues

Couples looking to have their knot tied by a Somerset County Council registrar can now do so in one of two new ceremony rooms. Brides and grooms-to-be can now get hitched in the majestic Mendip District Council chamber, or the beautiful Plucknett Suite at Yeovil’s Abbey Manor conference centre in Preston Road. An ‘open day’ […]