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Second anniversary of same sex marriage

The UK celebrates the second anniversary of same sex marriage

Hiring a speech coach

Nervous about the big speech? Think about hiring a coach.

Converting civil partnership to a marriage

How to convert your civil partnership to a marriage

Gay Wedding Venues

Find out about the latest gay-friendly wedding venues to join our site

Gay Marriage FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about gay marriage

Gay Marriage

Gay men and lesbians can now plan a gay marriage in England and Wales

Gift list for a gay marriage

How to create a gift list for your civil partnership

Capturing your wedding on video

Top tips for choosing a wedding videographer

Choosing a wedding photographer

Top tips on selecting a photographer for your gay marriage ceremony

Choosing a gay wedding venue

How to find the perfect venue for your civil partnership ceremony

How to entertain wedding guests

Ideas to keep your guests entertained and create a memorable wedding day

Flower decorations for a civil partnership

Top tips on choosing flowers for your gay wedding

Choosing catering for a wedding

Key questions to ask about catering for your gay wedding

How to announce your civil partnership

Find out about different ways to let everyone know about your civil partnership

How to choose a civil partnership ring

Top tips on picking rings for your civil partnership

Planning your ceremony

How to decide on the format, wording and music for your ceremony

Wedding planning timetables

Use this timetable to make sure you are in control of planning your gay wedding.

Civil partnership

Questions and answers about civil partnership ceremonies

Gay weddings on a budget

Check out some venues and services that offer ideas to make your budget stretch further


Work out a budget for your gay wedding with this handy spreadsheet

Gay weddings

What happens at gay weddings

Exclusive use wedding venues

Whether you want a Hollywood style extravaganza or an intimate celebration, choose a venue that offers you exclusive use

All about toastmasters

How a toastmaster can add a certain style to your gay wedding

Unusual wedding venues

From ships to film studios, we have a wide range of unusual gay-friendly wedding venues.

Large wedding venues

If you are planning a big civil partnership celebration, check out a selection of the venues on our site that have a capacity for over 200 guests.

Gay Wedding Products

Find a range of products for your gay wedding or ideas for wedding presents

Green wedding venues

With our growing interest in saving the planet, we are compiling a list of green wedding venues on our site.

Intimate wedding venues

If you want to celebrate your civil partnership ceremony in an intimate style, choose one of our venues which cater for smaller weddings

Lee and Jess

Two blind women go down the aisle in style. Listen to their ceremony.

Mike and Jamie

Mike and Jamie chose to marry in a London theatre. They turned it into a theatrical performance.

Georgina and Jo take to the water

A fantastic day, with a champagne reception on a boat cruising Lake Ullswater

Nicola and Laura tie the knot

We finally did it on 21 April 2007. See photos, details of our ceremony and read about how we celebrated our big day.

The Wording of our Ceremony

Laura and I wrote the script of our ceremony, incorporating the words provided by the registrar and adding readings, love quotes and poems.

DIY Wedding Decorations

How Laura and I had fun by organising our own wedding decorations.

Gay honeymoons in the Galapagos Islands

Cruise these enchanted islands on a luxury yacht. You will have the most romantic honeymoon ever.

Creating a family

As well as tying the knot you may want to look at starting a family. Erika Tranfield Director and Co Founder of Pride Angel describes some of the options.

Wills and civil partnerships

You current Will may not be valid after a civil partnership ceremony - find out about the legal implications

Diversity Training

Do you want gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender staff and customers to feel valued? Then book our LGBT diversity training seminar.

Showing you are gay friendly

What exactly does gay-friendly mean and how do you show it?

Gay wedding venues and services

Read why our advertisers believe it is important to promote themselves as gay-friendly

A Very Pink Wedding

The ultimate guide to help you plan your gay wedding, written by co-founder of this website, Nicola Hill.

Media coverage

Read about the media interest in our website

Pink Weddings

Nicola Hill looks at some of the arguments for and against gay weddings.

What people say about the site

Here is a small selection of the feedback we have received on the site. If you would like to add your comment please email us.

Some background to the law

Read about the discussions that led up to the law being changed