Answers to common questions about your religious or cultural ceremony

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Can I have a Celebrant led ceremony?

Which suppliers must fall within the 15 person limit before the wedding takes place?

Will my suppliers still be able to deliver and set up decor items/flowers if I am only allowed to have 15 people?

My venue can hold more than 15 people socially distanced, is it ok to have more guests?

My venue is too small to hold 15 people with social distancing. What do I do?

Who is included in the 15 people mentioned in the Ceremony Guidelines?

Which suppliers must fall within the 30 person limit before the wedding takes place?

Is there any guidance on how long or short a wedding reception can be?

If my ceremony is outside will guests still be required to wear face coverings?

In the event that I am walking down the aisle, what should I do with my bouquet before the ceremony starts?

Can I take my bouquet home with me?

Can my guests take the flowers home with them at the end of the night?

How can I safely distribute bridal party flowers on the day so minimal people touch them?

Will my suppliers still be able to deliver and set up decor items/flowers if I am only allowed to have 30 people?

My plans have changed and I am no longer able to have the same sized wedding as originally booked.  My flower order needs changing, what do I do?

I have moved my wedding date, will I still be able to have the type of flowers I want for my wedding?

Can we have photos after the ceremony?

Can we have photographs during the ceremony?

Can I still be walked down the aisle?

Can we include music in our ceremony?

Can we include readings?

Can we still exchange rings?

Can our ceremony still include symbolic elements?

Can I have my Sikh Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Humanist Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Greek / Russian Orthodox Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my African / Caribbean Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Jewish Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Turkish Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Nikkah Ceremony?

Can I have my Hindu Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Religious or Cultural Wedding Ceremony?

My venue can hold more than 30 people socially distanced, is it ok to have more guests?

Why can’t I have a wedding in the back garden?

Will suppliers and venue staff be wearing face coverings?

When do we need to wear face coverings?

I would like everyone to sit where they want and not be forced to sit together, what do I do?

How do I seat my guests together to make sure that it is safe?

My venue is too small to hold 30 people with social distancing. What do I do?

Can we still do a receiving line, Milni, Vidai or other formal greeting/farewell of guests?

Can we have a confetti toss/bouquet toss?

My marquee company is still saying they can deliver my marquee to my garden. What do I do?

Is my venue COVID-19 Secure?

Who is included in the 30 people mentioned in the Ceremony Guidelines?

Are there different rules for having my Ceremony outside?