Your day, your way

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‘It is your day so we do it your way’

Our focus is on making it possible for couples to have the day they are dreaming of. Getting in touch with the relevant registrar as early as possible helps to achieve this.

Your civil marriage ceremony is a very personal occasion and all Argyll and Bute Registration staff want to help you make your ceremony special and tailored to your requirements.  

 

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Making your ceremony unique

Our focus is on making it possible for couples to have the day they are dreaming of. Getting in touch with the relevant registrar as early as possible helps to achieve this.

Your civil marriage ceremony is a very personal occasion and all Argyll and Bute Registration staff want to help you make your ceremony special and tailored to your requirements.

 

Handfast

 

Vows

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

 

 

 

 

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Promises

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.

 

 

 

Louise Anderson

 

Readings or poems

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

 

 

 

 

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Music

Many couples wish to include music into their ceremony. 

 

 

 

 

Mr and Mrs Orange

 

Your love story

You can ask a family member or guest to tell the story of your life together so far, this can inlcude how you met, how you were proposed to or what your plans for the future may be.

 

 

 

 

Handfast

 

Remembering loved ones

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

 

 

 

 

Mr and Mrs Fosker

 

Acknowledgements

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. 

 

 

 

 

  David and Glen

 

Same sex marriage

Find out how you can change your civil partnership to a marriage

  

 

 

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