Flowers Suite - enhanced ceremonies

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Flowers Suite

The Flowers Suite is available for enhanced marriage ceremonies and civil partnership formations for the couple and up to a total of 60 people, this number includes children and your witnesses.    

A couple can either be seen together, or separately, on arrival and readings and additional elements can be included, such as music or additional vows or promises.  You can select your ceremony choices by accessing your ceremony online.  Information as to how to do this, can be found in the confirmation page and email when you complete your ceremony booking.  

Any music you would like to be played should be played from a mobile device, linked via Bluetooth to our music system or on a cd. 

If you opt for a cd and have a specific track which you would like to be played as you make your entrance, please ensure that this is track one on the cd, we will start the music playing at track two while your guests are being seated and the pre-ceremony interviews are taking place.  The cd should contain around 20 minutes of music.  

Ceremonies can be booked in the Flowers Suite on Saturdays at the following times: 

10.30am
11.30am
12.30pm
2pm
3pm
4pm

The Flowers Suite is also available on weekdays, subject to availability.  Please contact us at registrars@milton-keynes.gov.uk for dates, times and charges. 

Further information, along with suggested readings, can be found in either our marriage pack or civil partnership pack.

Centrecom - simple ceremonies

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The Hall, CentreCom

A simple marriage ceremony or civil partnership formation can be held in the Hall at Centrecom where the couple can be joined by up to 12 guests, this includes children and witnesses. 

The couple will be seen together on arrival and we ask that you both arrive, along with your guests, 15 minutes before the ceremony is scheduled to begin so that you can meet with the ceremony officers and complete the pre-ceremony interview. 

You will enter the Hall together and our classical music can be played as you walk down the aisle. 

Simple ceremonies are available on specific Monday afternoons only, at the following times: 

2pm
2.45pm
3.30pm
4.15pm

No additional elements can be included in a simple ceremony. 

Further information regarding simple ceremonies at Centrecom can be found in the leaflet called "Your simple marriage or civil partnership"

 

Register Office room - statutory ceremonies

A statutory ceremony in the Register Office room is a simple ceremony for the couple and their two witnesses only and when you arrive, you will be seen together. 

Ceremonies in the Register Office room can be booked on Tuesdays only at the following times: 

10am
10.30am
11am
11.30am

Further information regarding statutory ceremonies in the Register Office room can be found in the leaflet called "Your Register Office marriage or civil partnership"

Approved premises

Alternatively, you might wish to consider holding your ceremony or formation in a venue which has been licenced for marriages or civil partnerships. 

There are a number of approved premises in Milton Keynes which you might wish to consider, alternatively, a list of venues across England and Wales can be found on the gov.uk website

Ceremonies at approved venues in Milton Keynes can be booked any day of the week at the following times: 

10.30am
Midday
2pm
3.30pm
5pm

 

How to book your ceremony   

If you wish to book a marriage ceremony or civil partnership formation please use the appropriate link below or call us on 01908 372101.   

Book a marriage ceremony

Book a civil partnership formation

Please note that ceremonies cannot be booked to take place within three months from the date the booking is made in order to ensure that all the legal preliminaries (Notices) have been completed.