The Perfect Places 

 to say 'I do'... 

Southend Museums are proud to be a part of your wedding day. 

We offer civil ceremonies in two of Southend's oldest buildings, with centuries of history surrounding you making it a unique way to celebrate.  

 

To book, please contact Southend Council's Registration team through their website.  

For enquiries regarding the running of the ceremony, or to arrange a viewing please contact us at museumsweddings@southend.gov.uk

Weddings at Prittlewell Priory

Celebrate in 12th Century Style, the perfect setting for your special day.

Prittlewell Priory is a beautiful location for that special occasion and can be hired for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships.

 

Watch our short film to get inspired!


Dating from the early 12th century the Prittlewell Priory is known for being home to Monks of the Cluniac Priory of St Pancreas. Beautiful gardens surround the Priory creating a superb backdrop for photographs of your special day.


Inside, enjoy a personal ceremony in the Priory’s Refectory, the main hall of this historic building, which can seat up to 100 guests. Our expert staff will be on hand to offer friendly advice and a professional service.

Weddings at Southchurch Hall

Southchurch Hall boasts its own moat!

Southchurch Hall is a stunning intimate location for that special occasion and can be hired for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships.

Dating from the early 14th century, the moated manor house is a hidden oasis sitting amongst delightful gardens which provide a superb backdrop for photographs of your special day.


Inside, enjoy a personal ceremony in the great open hall, the heart of this wonderfully atmospheric and tranquil building, which seats up to 40 guests. Our expert staff will be on hand to offer friendly advice and a professional service.