Weddings & Civil Ceremonies
All Weddings and Civil Partnerships are suspended but Fordwich Town Hall are welcoming couples to contact us to plan your special day.
The road map to opening for weddings is as follows;
- From 29 March – Legal limit of 6 attendees. Attendees include the couple, and two witnesses but excludes the ceremony staff, the Event Manager and professional photographer.
- No earlier than 12 April – Legal limit of 15 attendees. Attendees include the couple, and two witnesses but excludes the ceremony staff, the Event Manager and professional photographer.
- No earlier than 17 May – Legal limit of 30 attendees. Attendees include the couple, and two witnesses but excludes the ceremony staff, the Event Manager and professional photographer.
- No earlier than 21 June – No legal limit on attendees but the hall can only accommodate 30 guests.
Please be advised that the above plan is subject to change depending on what the government decide upon.
There are more changes afoot. From the 4th May 2021, that way in which weddings and civil partnerships are registered will change and become digital. This means that the Registrar will no longer write the entry in a book and hand written certificates will no longer be issued.
To read about these changes on the government site, please click here.
Looking for a small, intimate and unique location for your Wedding / Civil Partnership?
Then Fordwich Town Hall is just the venue for you!
Situated in the heart of Fordwich, Britain’s smallest Town, our medieval town hall is licensed for your civil wedding/partnership ceremony, and you can hold your vows renewal or baby naming ceremony as well.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in order to keep everyone as safe as possible we are able to offer a small, intimate setting with limited guests. Please speak with our Events Manager Sarah Hillier who will be able to offer more information.
The venue, which under normal circumstances can hold up to 35 guests plus the happy couple and has a sweet little garden which can be used for photographs to capture the memories of your special day.
If you are looking for a venue to hold a reception, we are happy to recommend several within walking distance.
We will help to make every moment of your special day, the perfect experience for you, your partner, family and friends.
For all enquiries please contact
Tel 07703 645011
To contact the KCC Ceremonies Team please click here.