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Renewal of Vow Ceremonies

Renewing your vows is a wonderful way of celebrating your continuing love and friendship. A personal ceremony to reconfirm your commitment to each other. love and

There are many reasons couples choose to renew their vows.

  • Celebrate a special anniversary
  • Mark a significant birthday
  • Or those that just want to do it all over again!

Whatever your reasons, we will help you create the perfect celebration.

Where can we hold the ceremony? 

Renewal of Vow ceremonies can take place anywhere* in East Sussex, including at any one of our four Register Offices.

So, whether you’re planning an afternoon tea in your back garden, a woodland celebration, a sit-down meal at your favourite restaurant, or an intimate gathering at your local Register Office, East Sussex has something for everyone. 

If your ceremony is taking place at one of our Register Offices, the venue and Celebrant will be booked during the same process. If you have chosen to hold the ceremony at another venue, hire will need to be arranged with the venue directly. There may be a charge to hire your chosen venue or location. You will then need to contact us to book your Celebrant. 

*Subject to a satisfactory risk assessment and evidence of Public Liability Insurance (where applicable). Excludes religious and political premises.

How much does it cost?

Ceremony at an East Sussex register office or licenced venue  £395
Ceremony at an unlicenced venue in East Sussex £495


A licenced venue is one that has already received approval from East Sussex Registration to hold legal civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies. 

All unlicenced venues will be subject to a risk assessment by East Sussex Registration. Excludes religious or political premises.

What happens during the ceremony?

Each couple is different which is why we invite you to personalise your ceremony to include all those things important to you both. You can personalise all aspects of the ceremony and we are happy to discuss your ideas. Our dedicated Celebrants will ensure you have a ceremony that both you and your guests will remember and treasure. 

You may wish to include:

  • Music
  • Poems
  • Hymns
  • Prayers
  • Religious or spiritual ritual
  • Exchange of rings and or gifts
  • Personal Vows and promises
  • Acknowledgement of children/grandchildren

At the end of the ceremony, you will be presented with a commemorative certificate for you to keep as a memento of the day. 

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