Weddings

Weddings
at
St Alkelda’s

The decision to get married is a life-changing one and perhaps one of the biggest decisions you will make in life.   A church wedding recognises the significance of what you are doing and adds both solemnity and joy to the occasion.  The ceremony includes God and looks to him for help and guidance. God’s blessing is the main attraction for many couples, whatever their beliefs.

St Alkelda’s is a beautiful Grade I listed building full of history. It provides a truly meaningful place of prayer in which to make your vows. ​If you are thinking of getting married at St Alkelda’s we would love to talk to you.

Can we get married in St Alkelda’s?

​You are entitled to get married at St Alkelda’s if:

  • ​ You live in the in the parish – to find out if you live in the parish click here.
  • Or you have a legal qualifying connection – To find out more go here

Can I get married at St Alkelda’s even if I’m not christened, or if I don’t go to church regularly?

​Yes, of course! – we would love to hear from you.

How much will it cost?

​Couples are often surprised to learn that a church wedding often costs less than a licenced wedding venue.

How do we book?

St Alkelda’s is a popular wedding venue and weddings are often booked many months in advance, so it might be best to discuss dates with our Vicar Julie Clarkson before booking your wedding reception venue.  Rev Julie’s contact details can be found here.

For more information about weddings go to the dedicated Church of England website: www.yourchurchwedding.org