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Current Guidance & Rules for couples getting married in NI - Covid-19


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These are unprecedentedly challenging times, and understandably very difficult for many, e.g. people impacted by Corona virus, and those who have lost their jobs, have been furloughed and fear that might lose it, and the self-employed and businesses who are finding it a tough going. It has also been a very difficult time for those who had planned their wedding during and after the lockdown.

Below is the current government advice in Northern Ireland regarding weddings. We will try to keep it updated however request you to check the official website for the latest advice.


Also, we have introduced special offers and prices for those couples who are going to get married this year. Please email us at ash@magiceyedesign.com with your name, details e.g. date and time of wedding, no. of hours of coverage required, etc. for a personalised quote.


We also sincerely appreciate the dedication of all essential services' workers e.g. the NHS, Fire/Police, Public Transport Services etc. and have decided to offer an additional 10% special discount for all such workers as a small gesture of our saying Thank you!


Following is the link to another post on our blog which answers FAQs for couples wanting to book us to cover their wedding https://www.magiceyedesign.com/post/2017/12/24/best-practices-for-selecting-a-photographer-for-your-wedding


Our best wishes to every couple getting wed in 2020! Hope you have a wedding full of joy, fun and laughter with all attending and create memorable moments to be cerished through out!


Best regards,

Ash

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-regulations


Marriages and civil partnerships

From Monday 19 October 2020, marriages and civil partnerships ceremonies are limited to 25 people. This number includes children under 12 and the celebrant.

Receptions or post ceremony gatherings are not permitted.


Question

Can weddings take place?

From Monday 19 October 2020, marriages and civil partnerships ceremonies are limited to 25 people. This number includes children under 12 and the celebrant.


Question

Can wedding receptions take place?

Answer

Receptions or post ceremony gatherings are not permitted.


Question

Can hairdressers and beauticians provide services for a wedding or civil partnership?

Answer

No, these are close-contact services and are not permitted.


Question

Can weddings take place in a private home if one of the couple is terminally ill?

Answer

Yes, weddings of no more than 10 people can take place in a domestic setting if one of the couple has a terminal illness.


The above information is as published on the nidirect website on 26 Oct 2020.


Coronavirus (COVID-19): consumer advice for cancelled weddings and events


Following page on the nidirect website explains re consumer advice and rights

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-consumer-advice-cancelled-weddings-and-events

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