The Register Office for Bath and North East Somerset is housed in the Guildhall. This grand Georgian Grade 1 listed building is conveniently situated in the heart of the city. The Register Office currently has three beautiful licenced rooms within this magnificent building, the Russell, the Abbey View and the Alkmaar Room. You can also have a statutory ceremony held in the Superintendent Registrar's office.

For further information on these rooms or to book, please contact the register office on 01225 477 234 or email

Alternative Ceremony Rooms in the Guildhall

Historic Rooms

There are some wonderful rooms within the Guildhall that are administered by the Guildhall Events Manager. These rooms are licenced for civil ceremonies as well as drinks and wedding receptions.

For further information and bookings in the Historic rooms please contact Sara Brooks on 01225 47 7442 or email

Mayor's Parlour - Currently not available for ceremonies until further notice

The Mayor's Parlour holds over 800 years of history and offers a unique and prestigious venue for your special day. The City's ceremonial Maces dating from 1708, along with facsimiles of two of the Royal Charters dating from 1189 and 1590 and an impressive silver collection provide beautiful splendour. You will be seated at the large circular French-polished dining table, with up to 30 guests arranged in semi-circles on either side. Ceremonies can only be held on Saturdays. Further information about the Parlour can be found on the Charter Trustees' web site To request a viewing (week days in office hours only), for further details or to book a ceremony, please contact the Mayor's Office, Guildhall, Bath, BA1 5AW by telephone 01225 477 411 or email

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