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marriage

The legal joining of two adults.
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Cath Garcia of the Dragon Hotel, which now has its own wedding co-ordinator, said, oI think there are several reasons for the explosion in popularity of civil weddings, and these include expense, convenience, social or religious reasons and also, the fact that many people are marrying for a second or even third time.
On average, civil weddings cost pounds 1,200-1,500 - including service, flowers, cakes and photographs.
Now, if the availability of Welsh on licensing forms is a pressing issue, then I'm surprised that what you can and can't sing at a civil wedding has not been the subject of a Panorama special Superb.
We have already received 400 bookings for civil weddings for 2014, mainly from British couples," she said.
Binay said in a radio interview during a mass civil wedding of 600 couples in Bacolod.
Some people opt for a civil ceremony because they want a quieter, less lavish service, although this is not to say that civil weddings have to be low key.
To mark the Grade II listed Victorian building's first day as a licensed premises for civil wedding ceremonies yesterday, the council announced a pounds 250 giveaway.
The Queen smiled and seemed happy for Charles and his second bride as they gathered on the steps of St George's Chapel after their civil wedding had been blessed by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Royal catering staff have also been working flat out to prepare for the reception Last-minute preparations were also being made in St George's Chapel, within the Castle grounds, for the Service of Prayer and Dedication which follows the civil wedding ceremony at Windsor's Guildhall
Last night, the Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt Rev David Stancliffe, said the pair must apologise before their planned civil wedding at Windsor Guildhall on April 8.
Charles and his bride have decided that their civil wedding ceremony in Windsor's Guildhall should be private - without TV or other media coverage.
Registrar General Len Cook dismissed 11 objections that the April 8 civil wedding would be unlawful.