Getting Married is one of happiest days of your life. We want to help you in making your special day as successful as it possibly can be. To get things moving please read the information below and fill out the relevant online document and we will then be in contact with you to plan your special day.

If you would like to get married in one of our parish churches (St John's Peasedown, St Julian's Wellow or St James' Foxcote) here in the St J's Group, please have a read of the information provided below and then fill out the online application form below.

Please note that due to parking restrictions in Wellow and we only have a grass field car park, Weddings can only take place from April to September.

Wedding Application Form

Getting married in the St. J's Group of churches

  • St. John’s Church Peasedown

  • St. Julian’s Church Wellow

  • St. James’ Church Foxcote

If you are getting married elsewhere (i.e. outside the St J’s Group, scroll to bottom of the page).


Information about getting married in the St J's Group

1. Seven steps required to prepare for a 'heavenly wedding.' click here

2. For more information about getting married in the St J's Group please click here

3. Frequently asked questions about getting married in church. click here

4. If you would like help planning your ceremony please click here.

5. If you are thinking about changing the name on your passport before getting married please click here

6. If you are getting married in the St J's Group and you do not live in the parish of the St J's Group then you need to be on the electoral role of the parish you are getting married in. To fill in the online form click here.

7. For Bells to be rung at your wedding, these are only available at Wellow and details can be found under the FEES page below for St. Julian's Church, Wellow.


Marriage Preparation Day

It is a requirement of getting married in the Church Of England that you attend a Marriage Preparation Day; otherwise we can not marry you. Please click below for details of our next Marriage Preparation Day.


Click on the relevant link below for full list of wedding fees depending on which church you are getting married. 

If your wedding is taking place elsewhere, but you need your 'Banns of Marriage' read out in one of our churches (i.e. St John's Peasedown, St Julian's Wellow, St James' Foxcote or St Julian's Shoscombe) because you live in one of our parishes then please fill out the "Banns of Marriage" online application form - click below.

Banns of Marriage Application Form

Getting married outside of the St. J'S Group of churches i.e. not in Peasedown, Wellow or Foxcote/Shoscombe