Congratulations on your forthcoming wedding celebrations.
Sark really is world apart and its stunning natural scenery makes it the perfect wedding destination. Here at the Sark Visitor Centre we are happy to help in any way we can to assist you in organising your special day. Here follows some general information to help you get you started.
There are two churches on Sark; St. Peter’s Church on Chasse Marette and our Methodist Chapel on Rue du Sermon. Both have fabulous character, history and lovely stained glass windows.
St Peter Church.
If you are not ordinarily resident on Sark you will need to obtain a licence and will need to reside in the Bailiwick for 5 days before your wedding for the licence to be valid, not including weekends.
St Peter’s is very happy to welcome people who wish to be married on Sark. It may also be possible for divorcees to be married in St Peter’s Church. A blessing Service is possible after a Civil marriage. Please phone the Warden Linda Williams 01481 832324 for information and bookings. As well as The Dean, Tim Barker regarding marriages in St Peters Church, on 01481 238568.
Under certain circumstances divorcees can be married in the Methodist Chapel though consultation with the Minister prior to arranging a marriage may be required. Please contact the new Minister of the Methodist Chapel, Revd. David Stalton who will be arriving to take up his position as Reverend from the 31st August 2019 on 01481 832040. In the meantime please Linda Williams on 01481 832324 for any questions.
Same sex marriages are not permitted in the Sark churches.
Non religious venues
If you are not ordinarily resident on Sark you will need to obtain a licence from our Deputy Registrar-General.
Contact the Deputy Registrar-General at the Sark Greffe Office (Sark’s Registry Office) for more information on civil marriage in Sark.
Tel: 01481 832012 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
If a Church wedding is not for you there are several other establishments which cater for weddings. These include:
The Chief Pleas Assembly Room and Court House
Stocks Hotel 01481 832001
La Sablonnerie 01481 832061
The Seigneurie Wedding Chapel
Available for civil weddings and other celebrations along with the use of the beautiful walled gardens for your photographs.
Contact Sue Daly Tel: 01481 832175
Island Hall 01481 832666
The establishments listed above have all been approved for weddings but a special licence would be required, the location is approved at the discretion of our Deputy Registrar-General. Please contact our Deputy Registrar-General Mr Trevor Hamon for more detailed information on what would be required. His office is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2.30pm till 4pm
Event Services hold a wide range of facilities in Sark for Weddings and other events, such as Marquees, furniture, lighting, sound systems, portable dance floors, mobile toilets, etc. if you are planning your big day, let us help you arrange the facilities. Contact Ray Lowe, Clos du Vivier, Sark, on +447781 149696 or email email@example.com Web: www.eventgroup.gg
Horse and Carriages
There are 5 carriage operators on Sark and they can decorate the carriage for weddings with a colour choice to suit you. The operator contacts are:
PERREE, Michelle 01481 832027 Stables 832827 firstname.lastname@example.org
PERREE, Philip 01481 832342
STOCKS Hotel 01481 832001
WAKLEY, Danny 01481 832135 Mobile: 07781 113386 email@example.com
There are currently two experienced wedding photographers on Sark with a wealth of knowledge about Sark and its fabulous scenery:
Sue Daly Productions
Tel: 01481 832175 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosalie Ro Photography
Email: email@example.com http://rosalierosmith.wix.com/photography
We have a huge variety of accommodation on Sark to suit all budgets and tastes. From campsites to luxury hotels. Please visit the official Sark website www.sark.co.uk and click on ‘Where to Stay’ for the best selection of accommodation on Sark http://www.sark.co.uk/where-to-stay/ the accommodation is separated into type: Hotel/Guest House/Self-Catering/Campsite offering full colour pictures and accommodation legend to help you decide which place is right for you. Details of price, capacity and contact information can be found at the bottom of each page.
Flowers & Decorations
Most wedding providers have their own contacts on Sark and Guernsey for decorations, flowers, wedding favours etc. so it is best to talk to them first.
Sark’s famous chocolatiers Caragh Chocolates can provide scrumptious, chocolate wedding favors. The wedding favors accomplish so much; by adding a touch of sculptural art to all of your guest’s tables. The chocolates are unique and sure to make every guest – young and old – smile when they arrive at their assigned seat. They are a delicious way to say thank you to your guests for being a part of your special day!
Thank you for visiting our website, please contact the Sark Visitor Centre for any further help and advice you may need for your wedding on Sark.
Tel: 01481 832345