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St Giles’s is a popular destination for weddings in Newcastle. Whether it be the stunning setting, the friendly and welcoming service, the great shots for photographs, or the friendly and helpful staff, we hope to make that special day just a little bit more ‘special’. We can offer you:

  • A beautiful, heated church, surrounded by picturesque settings outside
  • An open and flexible approach to making your dream wedding come true
  • Some excellent spots for photographs
  • A resident organist of excellent quality
  • An inside, disabled friendly toilet (with baby changing facilities)
  • Ministers and staff who can walk you through the process step by step

If you would like to contact us about booking a wedding, please speak to a minister after our 10.30am service on Sundays

CAN I GET MARRIED AT ST GILES’?

Getting married in a Church of England church can sometimes be a little complicated, legally speaking. If you are under 18, you will need your parents consent to marry , and under UK law you are not allowed to marry if you are under the age of 16. Hopefully the following can help:

You can marry in a St Giles’s church if you can show that one of you:

  • has at any time lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months, or
  • was baptised (christened) in the here, or
  • is confirmed and your confirmation was entered in the register of confirmations for a church or chapel in the parish (this will usually be the case if you were prepared for confirmation in the parish), or
  • has at any time regularly gone to normal church services in the parish church for a period of at least 6 months

or
That one of your parents, at any time after you were born:

  • has lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months, or
  • has regularly gone to normal church services in the parish church for a period of at least 6 months

or
That one of your parents or grandparents:

  • was married in the parish

If none of these apply to you, just contact us to have a conversation to see what we can do!

If you’re not sure if you live in St Giles’s parish, click on the link below and type in your postcode to find out:

WEDDING COSTS

To find out national Church of England wedding costs, please click on the link below. For some costs, please enquire with a minister

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

Although same sex-marriage legislation is now in force, it remains the case that it is not legally possible for same-sex couples to marry in the Church of England. If you would like to talk to us regarding this matter, we would be more than happy, and would love to get to know you more! Just contact the Rector, Rob Daborn, at 01782 616397

OTHER QUESTIONS

If you’ve got other questions regarding getting married at St Giles’, or would like to known the possibilities for what you can do with a church wedding, the Church of England has put together a very helpful website which can answer most of your questions. Feel free to click on the link below to find out more: