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Marriages and civil partnerships during the Covid-19 restrictions

From 29 March 2021, weddings and civil partnerships can go ahead with 6 attendees, provided the premise can accommodate this number, in a Covid-19 secure manner following social distancing guidelines, and are permitted to open.

No earlier than 12 April 2021,weddings and civil partnerships will be able to proceed with 15 attendees, provided the premise can accommodate this number, in a Covid-19 secure manner following social distancing guidelines, and are permitted to open.

No earlier than 17 May 2021, weddings, civil partnerships, and receptions will be able to proceed with 30 attendees, provided the premise can accommodate this number, in a Covid-19 secure manner following social distancing guidelines, and are permitted to open.

No earlier than 21 June 2021, there will be no legal limits placed on any life events.

The government will announce one week in advance of each of these dates whether restrictions will be eased as planned. Before changes can be made in line with this timetable it is essential that the government criteria has been met.

Covid-19 safety measures which include social distancing and the wearing of face coverings will still be in place until further notice to ensure everyone's safety.

Find out more on the Gov.uk website

If you have any queries please contact this office on 0191 433 3000 or email our ceremonies team at ceremonies@gateshead.gov.uk

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From the moment you walk in, the environment is modern, welcoming and bright. Our rooms are a perfect mix of modern and traditional with subtle sparkling walls, great lighting for photographers, and seating for guests complete with covers and bows. Our wedding reception area offers a fantastic flower wall and relaxing waiting area complete with a fun space for children with quirky chairs, books and toys to enjoy.

To book your wedding or to find out more about how we can help with your wedding plans, please contact us on 0191 433 3027.

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