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Banns of marriage involve the public declaration (normally in the parish church) that two people intend to be married. The announcement invites any who know of any impediment to the marriage to make it known.

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Table of Fees (from 1 January 2024)

Marriages Ministry Fee* Church Fee** Total
Marriage Service (including fee for Publication of Banns) £235.00 £320.00 £555.00
Service of Blessing (following a Civil Marriage or Civil Partnership) £210.00 £290.00 £500.00
Where Banns are called outside the parish where the marriage service will take place:
Publication of Banns (to include certificate of Banns) £50.00 £50.00

*(payable to the officiating minister)
**(payable to the PCC)