Newly engaged? Ditch the drama (& cost) of the standard wedding and consider an intimate City Hall Wedding

I don't think its spoke about enough.... but planning a wedding can be HARD work! Do we get married in a church or at the venue? How many guests do we plan to have? Do I really need to invite my mums friends brothers cat?? What is our budget? The questions are endless. If your thinking about a simpler option.... then read on for all the perks of a City Hall Wedding!

  1. Its all about loveeee

So your engaged but the idea of planning a wedding and the drama that might come with it makes you want to call the whole thing off? Then a City Hall wedding might be the answer. Whether you choose to celebrate the day as a couple, or with just a few of your nearest and dearest; whether you choose yo do it in secret; bring along your dog; wear a full wedding dress or not; have flowers or not; head to the nearest pub and order a magnum of champagne or not..... the options are endless but most importantly they are yours to choose. Take the time to think about what the perfect day would look like and do that!! It really doesn't matter if you don't have a wedding cake or if you would rather walk down the aisle together... all that matters is that your in love and would like to make it official!

Belfast city hall wedding

  1. Affordable wedding planning

So if you are dipping your toe into planning a wedding, I know I don't have to tell you its an expensive day! The beauty of a City Hall wedding is... you set your budget.
The outfits: ASOS for the win on casual wedding outfits! Flowers: Etsy have an incredible range of dried bouquets, or better yet go to Tesco the day before and diy it Transport: ahh hello... name me a cooler way to get around Belfast than a classic Belfast Black Taxi?? Celebrations after the ceremony: (a) Head to the Galgorm (b) book your favorite restaurant (c) grab a chinese and your favorite bottle of bubbles and head home.

The choice is yours and can be as extravagant or low key as you like.

Belfast city hall wedding

  1. The perfect backdrop

Once your day has been and gone, all thats left is the memories. City Hall (and surrounding areas) provide the perfect back drop to your day. You dont need to worry about what our crazy Northern Irish weather is doing on the day as the choices for photos both inside and out are endless. other areas around City Hall for photos include: Botantic Gardens ( there is a slight charge for wedding photos, you can find all that info here: Cathedral Quarter A dander around the pubs makes for the perfect newly wed celebrations... the craic is 90 and it definitely makes your wedding photos more fun!

Wedding photography at belfast city hall ni. photo taken by jj photography

Does a city hall wedding tick all your boxes?

So if your thinking a Belfast City Hall wedding might be for you and would like some advice or info on my wedding packages, then get in touch for a chat: