The Search is on for a Special Couple to Renew their Vows

One lucky couple have a unique opportunity to renew their wedding vows in a free ceremony at Blackburn’s new Northgate Ceremonies Suite situated at King George’s Hall in Blackburn.

To celebrate the launch of four new ceremony rooms at the venue, Blackburn’s Register Office are searching for a couple to cut the ribbon and officially open the venue on Saturday, 27th August. The winning couple will be treated as VIP guests on the day and they will receive a free renewal ceremony to take place in the Northgate Suite Monday to Friday.

So if you know a couple who are about to celebrate a special anniversary or a special pair who have gone through a difficult time and deserve a treat, this is your chance to nominate friends or even nominate yourselves to be in with a chance of winning the VIP experience.

The new Ceremonies Suite offer 4 stunning rooms that can seat up to 100 guests and offers a wide selection of ceremonies including weddings, civil partnerships, naming ceremonies and the renewal of vows.

The free open day, which allows visitors to explore the facility with a glass of bubbly, runs from 11am — 2pm, on Saturday, 27th August and everybody is welcome to view the rooms and meet the team to discuss ceremonies for you and your family. There will also be a free prize draw on the day for visitors to win a ceremony of their choosing. The prize draw winner will also receive a bouquet of flowers from well know local florist Le Rain Florist on Blackburn Market to help give their celebration some extra glamour.

The competition closes at midnight on Sunday, 21st August 2016. Entries should include a name, age and short summary detailing why they should win in no more than 100 words to and should be sent to


Terms and conditions 

Promoter: Blackburn Life, c/o 55 King William Street, Blackburn BB1 7DJ. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend this promotion due to events arising beyond its control. Entry into this competition confirms your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions and your agreement to be bound by the decision of Blackburn Life. The winners must officially open the ceremony suites at King Georges Hall on Saturday, 27th August. The winners must be happy to be photographed on the day.  The prize will be a free vow renewal ceremony at the venue.  Winners must arrange their own transport. The winner will be chosen at random. To enter the competition, you must be: (a) a UK resident; (b) 18 years old or over at the time of entry. Proof of age may be requested. In the event of any dispute regarding these terms and conditions, Blackburn Life’s decision shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into. Blackburn Life does not accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect in operation or transmission. These Terms and Conditions will be governed by the laws of England and Wales. Blackburn Life reserves the right to amend the terms of this competition at any time. Applications from employees of Blackburn Life and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council will not be accepted.

*Please note if you’re nominating someone please check that they are available on Saturday, 27th August between 11am — 2pm. The winners MUST be happy being photographed on the day for promotional purposes.

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