St James’ Church West End
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St James’ Church, West End, Southampton SO30 3AT Registered Charity Number 1132863

Wedding fees for 2019

Basic Wedding Fee   £776

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: £455      the legal Diocese and PCC fees

Banns of Marriage: £30      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 £44 payable to your local church.

Marriage Certificate: £11

St James’ Wedding Bundle: £280 This covers the costs of an organist; our organ fund fee; flowers (a mixture of pedestals and swags 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.

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.

Blessing of a Marriage

Please contact us to discuss fees for the Blessing of a Marriage at or phone Revd Linda at  07934 419302

Methods of Payment

We ask that you let us know which optional extra costs you have chosen for your wedding by no later than two months before your wedding date.

You are welcome to pay by cash, cheque or online banking. Payments can also be made in instalments.

Cheques are payable to: St James PCC Fees Account

Account information for payment by Online Banking is available on request from Revd Linda Galvin

Please could the outstanding balance be paid in full no later than one month before your wedding date. Thank you.

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