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Civil Ceremonies at Shire Hall

The Shire Hall offers a unique and interesting wedding ceremony venue in the heart of Monmouth town centre.  With three rooms licensed for civil ceremonies you are able to choose which you would like to use for your Ceremony.

Civil Ceremonies are welcome at the Shire Hall any day of the week, between 10am and 6pm.

  • On booking your Ceremony with us you must also contact Monmouthshire Registration Service directly to ensure a Registrar is available to attend and conduct your Ceremony.  The Registrar will make a separate charge for their services.  Contact details:  Superintendent Registrar at Monmouthshire County Council Headquarters, Rhadyr, Usk, NP15 1GA.  Telephone:  (01873 735435) or visit:

Shire Hall Ceremony Fees from £400.  Please note Monmouthshire Registration Service will raise a separate charge to attend and conduct the Ceremony.

Courtroom 1

This is really a Wedding with a difference: Courtroom 1 has been fully restored to its 1840s glory with Judge’s Bench, Jury Box and Viewing Gallery.  We can guarantee there is nothing else like it in the County and it makes for a truly memorable occasion.

Magic Numbers:  Licensed for 100 people including the Bride & Groom.

Courtroom 1
The Henry Room

The Henry Room is our most elegant room, beautiful oak flooring and incredibly high ceilings plus our fabulous Henry V tapestry. The room is flooded with natural light and can be set up in any way you choose.

Magic Numbers:  Licensed for 80 people including the Bride & Groom.

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The Henry Room
Old Council Chamber

The Old Council Chamber is situated on the third floor and is perfect for the more intimate Wedding Ceremony. A much cosier atmosphere with a neutral cream carpet, floor to ceiling windows and views over Monmouth Town.

Magic Numbers:  Licensed for 60 people including the Bride & Groom.

Old Council Chamber
Stay for drinks & photo's...

Relax and enjoy the surroundings following your ceremony with a drinks reception at Shire Hall from £50 per hour. 

Do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to take a look at our licensed ceremony rooms or if you have any questions regarding Wedding Ceremonies at the Shire Hall.

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