West Berkshire Villagers: Dare We Mention Weddings?
Restrictions on weddings have been eased as part of England’s lockdown exit plans.
What are England’s Wedding Rules Now?
Wedding ceremonies and receptions can take place with up to 15 people(including the couple) attending.
Ceremonies can only take place in Covid-secure places of worship, public buildings or locations already permitted to open under current lockdown rules.
Receptions must take place outdoors – in a Covid secure venue permitted to open – and they must take the form of a sit-down meal.
They cannot take place in people’s private gardens or public outdoor spaces.
- 17 May (at the earliest): Up to 30 allowed at ceremony and reception, which can be held at Covid-secure venue indoors or outdoors (including private gardens)
- 21 June (at the earliest): The government aims to remove all limits on social contact, including wedding restrictions