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Civil Ceremony at The George MAIN

Civil Ceremonies

Civil marriage ceremonies can be performed in one of two delightful licensed rooms at The George so you can spend your whole day at the hotel and no one needs to be concerned about getting from the church or Registration Office to the Reception.

The Garrick Suite accommodates up to 90 guests, while The Charter Room accommodates a maximum of 25 for the ceremony. For your civil ceremony the hotel provides the hire of a licensed room for the ceremony plus the hire of a smaller room for the private interview prior to your marriage

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Room Hire Charges

The Garrick Suite

£400 in 2022 and £450 in 2023

The Charter Room: £150

£200 in 2022 and £250 in 2023

The first step in arranging a civil marriage or partnership at The George is to provisionally reserve a date and time for your ceremony with us. You should then contact Lichfield Registration Office in order to make a booking for the Registrar to attend:

Lichfield Registration Office: Old Library Building, Bird Street Lichfield, WS13 6PN | Telephone: 01543 510770

At The George, we can cater for you if you need somewhere to hold your civil wedding ceremony in Lichfield. We have vast experience in this area and can help you plan a magical day to remember.

Who can enter into a civil partnership?

Any couple can choose between a traditional marriage and a civil partnership. A civil partnership gives a couple similar legal rights to a married couple.

People decide to enter into a civil partnership instead of getting married for various reasons. Some people have already been married and don’t wish to marry again. This can be for personal or religious reasons. Some people object to marriage for patriarchal reasons. Whereas marriages are based around vows, couples in a civil partnership need to sign a civil partnership document.

Why hold your ceremony at The George Hotel?

At The George Hotel, we have two elegant licenced rooms that can be used for your civil ceremony. As you can hold both your ceremony and reception at our hotel, you don’t need to worry about getting from one venue to another. Everything can be carried out right here.

If you are interested in holding your civil partnership ceremony and reception at The George, contact us today so we can set a date and time. The next thing to do is to get in touch with Lichfield Registration Office to secure the services of a Registrar.

Key facilities

We can also give you access to a smaller room for the private interview that will take place before your ceremony. Our Garrick Suite is the ideal facility for your celebrations, offering air conditioning, large picture windows, open fires and chandeliers. This suite has the capacity for up to 90 guests.

The Charter Room is perfect for parties of up to 25 people and is located on our ground floor. Feel free to contact us at any point if you do have any queries about what to expect when you hold your civil partnership ceremony and reception at The George.

More about The George Hotel

The George is a family-owned, family-run hotel located in the heart of Lichfield. Our venue is noted for its warm, friendly ambience, with our team always going the extra mile to ensure your experience is a magical and fulfilling one. Our stylish hotel is a vintage Georgian coaching inn which blends the ultimate in hospitality with a host of modern amenities. We are located just a short walk away from some of Lichfield’s most well-known attractions, including Beacon Park and the Cathedral. You’ll also be a short distance away from the city’s many shops and museums.

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Get in touch with us today by giving us a call on 01543 414822, completing the form on our website or by sending an email to [email protected]

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