Civil Partnership Ceremonies

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Making your ceremony unique

Additional ways to make your ceremony personal

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Administration Ceremony

If you would prefer not to have a ceremony there is a simple administration route for registering a civil partnership. Visit the registration office to confirm your details and sign the civil partnership schedule in front of 2 witnesses and a registrar.





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You may wish to make a promise to one another; you can write your own making the meaning more personal to one another.





Darren and Sonia


Exchange of rings or gifts

The exchange of rings is a tradition that has been practiced for many years but it is not a compulsory part of the ceremony.  Couples can also exchange gifts if they prefer or they do not need to exchange anything.




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Readings or poems

Some examples to inspire you and help make your day more personal and special to you.








Many couples wish to include music into their ceremony. 








Remembering loved ones

There are many ways you may like to remember loved ones on your day





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The Registrar can include as part of your ceremony a thank you to those who have travelled from away for attending or someone who has helped with the all the arrangements. 






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