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A marriage is a legally recognised union between two people. A marriage ceremony can be civil or religious.
For a civil ceremony to be legal it must:
A marriage is contracted by the exchange of spoken legal vows. Two sets of vows are said; the first when you declare that you are free to marry and the second (contracting vow) when you take each other as partners in marriage.
Ceremonies in East Sussex will provide you with two Registrars for your marriage ceremony. The Celebrant will conduct your ceremony, and the Registrar will deal with the legalities and write the entry into the marriage register.
East Sussex provides everything you need for the perfect marriage celebration. Home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, fantastic local suppliers and more than 90 spectacular venues to suit all tastes and budgets.
We pride ourselves on the exceptional care and dedication we give to each and every couple and the ceremonies we deliver. We will ensure that your wedding day is both meaningful and memorable for you and all of your guests.
Wanting your day to be as special as possible we invite you to personalise your ceremony. This can include the addition of; music, readings, poems, exchange of rings and personal vows or promises. We also allow you the freedom to choose when you would like to celebrate, conducting ceremonies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (subject to availability).
East Sussex really is the perfect place for your wedding.
There are certain legal preliminaries that must be completed before you are able to form a marriage. See Giving Notice for more information.
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