Weddings and blessings

Weddings and blessings

Weddings at St Matthew’s are available to all who live in the parish, who worship regularly at St Matthew's or who have a qualifying connection as laid down by the Church of England.

If you are considering marriage, there is a wealth of helpful advice on the Church of England website. In particular, you can find your local church here

How to arrange

To explore the possibility of marriage at St Matthew's, please make contact with the vicar, Rev Simon Foster. Contact details are here

St Matthew's can seat up to 200 people, though on-premises car park is limited to 25 cars. There is meter parking in adjacent roads. 

We can offer:

  • A special wedding or blessing service in a large heated open worship space with a fine 20th century stained glass window. 
  • A warm welcome
  • A fine pipe organ
  • Organist and choir by arrangement
  • Flowers
  • Wheelchair access and toilet for the disabled
  • Hearing loop

Blessings of Civil Marriages and services for the Renewal of Marriage Vows are also available at St Matthew's.

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