Marylebone Register Office, London

Marylebone Register Office, London

During the "Swinging Sixties", Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman exchanged their marriage vows at this location, amid scenes of hysterical grief from Paul's female admirers. None of the other Beatles attended the ceremony, but what was intended to be a relatively low-key wedding on March 12, 1969, quickly ignited a media frenzy as hundreds of fans swarmed the newlyweds. McCartney's third marriage – to Nancy Shevell – occured at the same venue in 2011. In the 1980s, fellow Beatle Ringo Starr also celebrated his wedding here.

Loved by stars for its photogenic architecture and central London location, the Old Marylebone Register Office has more than its fair share of rock 'n' roll wedding history and is the city's busiest register office. After undergoing a £60 million refurbishment and expansion, it resumed hosting marriages, civil partnerships, and baby-naming ceremonies in January 2017.

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