Costs

Day/TimeFee
Monday-Friday / before 5pm£550
Monday-Friday / after 5pm£550
Saturday / before 5pm£550
Saturday / after 5pm£550
Sunday and bank holidays£625

As you can see I only charge a little extra on Sundays and Bank Holidays and my fee is  not dependant on the number of guests present, in fact it is negotiable for private, couples-only ceremonies (price on application). What does my fee include?

First non-obligation meeting.

All telephone/skype calls until the big day.

If you are London based I do not limit the number of meetings (at a mutually agreed location) we have leading up to the day.

A bespoke written ceremony, delivered for you on the day, with no restriction on content.

A rehearsal before the day.

Advice on readings, rituals and music.

Complimentary certificate and a copy of the ceremony to keep.

Coordination on the day itself – organising the bridal party, music, readings etc.

I will also arrive at least one hour early.

Use me as you wish!

Unlimited time on the day itself.

I will not book another ceremony on the same day as yours.

The bonus of knowing your celebrant and having built up a rapport with them before the big day.

So much nicer than having a stranger marry you!

Obviously I am a little biased in my argument here, but is hard to argue that spending up to £800 for a civil wedding ceremony is good value for money when you look at what you will actually receive for the fee.

Of course if you do want to be legally married all of this isn’t going to help you! But the good news is you need only spend as little as £50 to have a legal wedding ceremony. This is called the “statutory wedding” which will take place in the register office – usually literally an office but if you shop around you may be able to find some that look better than others (remember to choose the venue before you give your notice). Every register office must offer the statutory wedding service but as it doesn’t generate any revenue it is usually only offered on a weekday. You will usually only be allowed two witnesses (check with the office in question) and it will be very quick. So you can be legally married for £120 (2 x marriage notices and statutory wedding) which allows you to spend money on a brilliant, personal, no restrictions ceremony with your friendly celebrant!

If you still aren’t convinced then please head to my testimonial page for some lovely reviews and comments from my clients! Testimonials

Emma x

* Please note that registrar attendance fees and service provided for approved wedding venues will vary throughout the London boroughs and from region to region within England and Wales. My comments are an example of one such office based on my own research.