Personalise your ceremony

Complete our checklist and find sample readings and vows to make your ceremony special to you.

Ceremony checklist

Please complete the appropriate checklist below if you are getting married in an approved licensed venue or in a council-owned ceremony room. This helps us understand how you plan to personalise your ceremony.

Please ensure all music choices and reading choices are included before submitting this form.

We will let you know when we have received your completed checklist.

Ceremony vows and poems

One of the most significant ways of enhancing and personalising your ceremony is to include a poem or reading by one of your family or guests.

Here are a selection of sample readings and vows for your marriage or civil partnerships ceremony.

Last updated:
14 November 2017

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