Renewal of vows

Find out about renewal of vows ceremonies in Rutland.

Your renewal ceremony

A ceremony officer will work with you to prepare everything for this special day and will draft the first script. 

You'll be able to amend this to suit your needs and wishes.

A typical order of ceremony includes: 

  • music 
  • welcome and introduction     
  • absent guests / remembrance of a loved one     
  • reading/poem
  • reflections of your original ceremony day  
  • the opportunity to mention any children of the marriage or grandchildren
  • reading/poem  
  • renewal of vows and promises
  • re-dedication of original rings or exchange of new rings
  • hopes for your future
  • final reading/poem
  • closing of the ceremony
  • music 
  • signing of the souvenir certificate and photo opportunity  
  • music  

The ceremony officer will arrive at your venue approximately 30 minutes before the ceremony is due to begin. 

The ceremony itself usually lasts about 25-30 minutes, depending on the options you've chosen.

At the end of the ceremony, your souvenir certificate is signed by yourselves, the witnesses and the ceremony officer.

Your renewal of vows ceremony certificate cannot be used as proof of identification.

The ceremony legally binding on those who take part in it.

Renewal of vows ceremony fees

Day of the week

Catmose Cottage

Other venue

Monday to Thursday

£220

£394

Friday

£284

£515

Saturday

£336

£515

Sunday/Bank Holiday

£389

£515

Fees include:

  • administration before and on the day of your ceremony 
  • attendance of two ceremony officers at the ceremony
  • a souvenir certificate

You will need to pay a £75 non-refundable booking fee to secure your booking, which will be deducted from the total fee.

If your chosen venue charges additional fees, these are your responsibility to pay