This is the minimum cost for a wedding at St. James’, made up of the legal fees, fees for services, and contributions towards having St James’ as your wedding venue.
Marriage Service: £441 the legal Diocese and PCC fees
Banns of Marriage*: £29
Marriage Certificate: £4
St James’ Wedding Bundle: £280 This covers the costs of an organist; our organ fund fee; flowers (4 pedestals with colours of your choice); a verger (who will open the church, set up, ring the bell, assist and tidy up) and heating if needed.
* If either of you live outside of West End Parish, you will also need to arrange for your Banns to be read in the parish church in which you live. The fee for this is £43 payable to your local church.
Optional Extra Wedding costs
On top of the Basic Wedding fee, there are a couple of optional extra costs you may choose to have:
Flowers at end of pews: £50
Video licence: £110 which includes the recording of organ music and licence fee. Please note St James’ Church does not provide a videographer.
There is no license fee required for a photographer but you will need to provide your own.
There is no church choir available to sing but you are welcome to book an outside choir.