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The Council Chamber of Douglas City Hall holds Approved Place status for the solemnisation of civil marriages and formation of civil partnerships. 


The chamber provides an imposing setting for the ceremonies and has disabled and lift access

Civil Ceremonies


Douglas City Hall is registered with the Isle of Man Civil Registry to conduct Civil Ceremonies and holds ‘approved place’ status for the solemnisation of marriages and formation of civil partnerships.


The City Hall is a landmark building which has been at the heart of civic life in the Borough since 1900 – steeped in history it offers a beautiful venue for couples.


If you are looking for truly unique venue for your civil ceremony then Douglas City Hall is the choice for you. The Council Chamber offers an imposing setting which acts as a stunning backdrop for photographs.


Two areas of the Town Hall have been approved for ceremonies. The Council Chamber for up to 70 guests, and the Committee Room for a more intimate setting, for up to 15 guests. You can tailor your ceremony by choosing music, readings or poetry.


Your Civil Ceremony package includes:


Room Hire

Chair cover and sashes

Experienced team to help ensure your day runs smoothly

Music system – we will play your choice of music at chosen times throughout the ceremony


Once a reservation is made with us, arrangements will also need to be made to book your Registrar.


The cost of your civil ceremony in the Council Chamber will be £634

The cost of your civil ceremony in the Committee Room will be £500


Canapés and Drinks Reception


Consider maximising the full potential of the venue and holding a drinks / canapés reception at the conclusion of your ceremony. Use of the building for up to 4 hours is included in your hire costs.

*please note that all receptions of this nature will need to be organised by a third party provider.*


Floral Decoration


Foliage and floral decorations are available to hire – our Park’s service will deliver your chosen display to the venue.


To find out more or to arrange a viewing of the venue please contact Christina Cullen on 01624 696311.

Last modified on Wednesday, 01 May 2024 16:27