Answers to common questions about your evening reception or late night food at your wedding

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Does my venue have to shut at 10pm now in line with the new pub restrictions?

Are we allowed a DJ?

Can a group of up to 15 book a restaurant or pub for their post wedding dinner?

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

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

Can a group of up to 30 book a restaurant or pub for their post wedding dinner?

Can a couple take advantage of a large family home to erect a marquee in, once married at a licenced wedding venue?

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?

Can I take my bouquet home with me?

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

Will our evening reception be able to be photographed?

Will our speeches be able to be photographed?

Will we be able to have my cake cutting moment photographed?

Can we cut our cake?

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

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

The guidelines say we can have a guest book and a polaroid camera but they should be minimised and hand sanitisation encouraged both before and after contact. What does this mean?

What can’t I have at my wedding reception?

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

Is my venue COVID-19 Secure?