Have a chat with your Registrar if you'd like an alternative ceremony.
If you're interested in something a little different, discuss it with your Registrar. How about a ring warming or sand ceremony?
Guests send their intentions and blessings through your rings. If you have a large number of guests it is a good idea to place the rings somewhere public prior to the ceremony for everyone to warm as they walk in.
An unexpectedly lovely moment for your guests to witness
It's a visual symbolisation of the bride and groom joining together in marriage.
If other family members are involved, it is a lovely representation of two families coming together
The sand-filled vase is a beautiful keepsake.