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Weddings and Funerals

Covid 19 - Latest Government Guidance 

Weddings and funerals are allowed with strict limits on attendance, and must only take place in COVID-19 secure venues or in public outdoor spaces unless in exceptional circumstances.

Funerals can be attended by a maximum of 30 people. Linked religious, belief-based or commemorative events, such as stone settings a

From 17th May 2021 - Up to 30 people will now be able to attend weddings, receptions, and commemorative events including wakes, as well as standalone life-cycle events. These can take place outdoors or at any indoor Covid secure venue that is permitted to open.

The number of people able to attend a funeral will be determined by the number that can be safely accommodated in the venue with social distancing in place.

From 21st June 2021 - all limits on weddings and other life events will be removed, subject to the outcome of the scientific Events Research Programme.

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