Wedding Ceremonies

Ceremonies at Rodbaston Hall

Rodbaston Hall has three beautiful rooms which are licensed to hold civil ceremonies and also provide the ideal setting for wedding receptions. Holding your ceremony and your reception all in one venue makes your special day a much more relaxing affair bringing all your family and friends together.


The Lewis Room in 360

Civil Ceremony

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The Holtom Room

A truly splendid room, full of character and boasting a large bay window with French doors overlooking Rodbaston Hall’s extensive landscaped gardens.

The Holland Room

An intimate room with views over the formal boxed gardens and the extensive landscaped lawns.

Larger Ceremonies

The Holtom, Lewis and Holland rooms can be opened up to offer one larger room to accommodate larger civil weddings

The Lewis Room

A traditionally decorated room with beautiful oak floors and large windows offering a stunning outlook across Rodbaston Hall’s landscaped gardens.

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Organising Your Day

Once you have decided to marry at Rodbaston Hall, we will put you in contact with the Local Registrar who will conduct the ceremony for you.

To check their availability please contact;

Staffordshire Registration Service on 0300 111 8001

Civil Ceremony

The registrar has to receive an ‘authority’ for your marriage, which can only be obtained by giving a notice of marriage, which you must do at your local register office at least 15 days before the wedding. Just as with a church wedding you need to select two people to witness the marriage and sign the marriage register during the ceremony.

A civil marriage ceremony cannot have any religious content but you can arrange for individual touches such as non-religious music and readings to be added to the legal wording.


When choosing a civil wedding you have the option to choose music that really speaks to you.

Either of the couples entrance into the ceremony is a pivotal moment and you can select a suitably moving piece of music, likewise your first steps as a married couple present a great opportunity to add a little individuality to your ceremony with a stand out piece of music.

Providing it is has no religious content you can choose the music you like, from a string quartet to your own playlist on a CD or I pod which can be piped through our music system.

The options are there to really make your marriage ceremony meaningful to you as a couple. Once you’ve reserved a date at Rodbaston Hall the next step would be to contact the Local Registrar.

You can contact the registrar’s office directly on 0300 111 8001

For further information please visit Staffordshire County Council’s website:

Staffordshire County Council