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Ceremony music – make a song and dance about it!
I’m a massive music fan. Particularly where romance and storytelling are concerned. Wedding ceremony music is so important to settle guests, for an emotional anticipation when walking down the aisle,...
Planning an outdoor Wedding? Read this!
So, you are planning an outdoor wedding. Amazing, nothing like the bright blue sky, warmth on your back and sweet sounds of a light breeze in the air. Well, that’s...
Pros and cons of leap year proposals
Are leap year proposals outdated? The four-year wait is over and February 29 is fast approaching giving, traditionally, the female population the opportunity to propose to their other halves. Are...
Walking down the aisle: Tradition v Modern Day
The opportunities for getting married in the 21st century have never been so abundant and choice so diverse.  The world has shrunk; traditional ‘local ‘ customs have now become global,...
How to choose your ideal wedding venue
Want to create a unique wedding day, but worried about the cost? No wonder! According to Brides Magazine, the average wedding in this county is currently costing a staggering £30,000,...
Live music to jazz up your wedding ceremony
Getting the party started at the ceremony Live music at a wedding can come in many forms. One thing for sure is it always makes an impact and, depending on...
Breaking the rules: Who will walk down the aisle first?
It's time to make your processional, progressional! Who walks down the aisle first and why? One of the logistical questions I ask all my couples as a Celebrant is: ‘Do...
5 Top (Easy) Tips for a Tech Savvy Wedding
How to easily have a modern tech savvy wedding with 5 top tipsWhether you’re going with a festival style wedding with tipis and hay bales, or a fairytale woodland setting,...
How to become a celebrant
Jennifer Claire, Founder of The Celebrant Directory and the newly launched Academy of Modern Celebrancy shares her tips on how to become a celebrant. In order to train as a...
3 ways to turn a wedding celebration into a ceremony
How to make a wedding more than a very expensive party According to recent news reports the average wedding in the UK now costs £27,000 and can take up to...
Real Ceremony: Lara and Ben
Real Wedding Couple: Lara and Ben Date: Saturday 29th April 2017 Celebrant: Samantha Kelsie, UK Celebrant Venue: Huntsham Court, Tiverton Lara and Ben met on social dating app Tinder in 2013....
Should I invite children to my wedding?
It’s hard to disagree that children can be a delight at weddings; they look adorable, they make the best natural photos and bring a lot of joy to the occasion....
Secrets to a successful outdoor ceremony
Top tips for planning an outdoor ceremony The dream wedding ceremony…? A great big gathering outdoors on a gorgeous, blue sky, summer’s day. Obvs. For some this is the absolute...
Planning your Wedding Ceremony
You’re engaged! Congratulations! It’s a really exciting time in your life. There are so many wonderful things to organise when planning your big day, including the most important part, the...
How to elope to Australia!
Top advice for eloping to Australia Elopements are intensely romantic and beautifully personal. If getting married is on your mind, this is absolutely the most fun way to do it...
Sand Ceremonies – What’s it all about?
Sand Ceremonies: What are they, why do we do them and how you can create a special sand ceremony yourself! Sand ceremonies are becoming increasingly popular as couples are finding...
Add extra personality into your Wedding with a Unity Ceremony!
So what exactly is a unity ceremony? Unity ceremonies symbolise the joining of two people together as one, they offer magical moments within a wedding ceremony where two separate journeys...
Handling the stress at your Wedding Ceremony
Weddings are both special and exciting days, but they can come with their fair share of stress! Nerves and wedding day jitters are common, so here are some tips to...
What is a divorce ceremony and why should I have one?
Like any moment in our lives were change or transition takes place, Divorce can be very personal. A journey unique to each individual and couple. A divorce ceremony enables you...
Achieving a truly personalised wedding ceremony
Unique, bespoke, unusual weddings are terms we hear a lot – but when you think about it, do you want different for the sake of it, or is what we’re...
Real Wedding Ceremony. Seville. Emma and Glenn
Real wedding ceremony in Seville, Spain Read Emma and Glenn's beautiful real life ceremony story at the Hacienda San Rafael in Seville as told by their celebrant, the lovely Nikki...
Inspired by a hearing impaired wedding
A Real Celebrant Wedding with a twist - working with hearing impaired couples Experiencing a hearing impaired wedding, one Celebrant was inspired to write this Real Ceremony experience as a...
6 ways to have a destination wedding on a budget
With many couples deciding to contract their marriage in their home country then escape to the sunshine for a destination wedding, here our our top tips for a destination wedding...
How to Choose an Engagement Ring
If you are joining the millions of men or women faced with the pressure of finding the right ring to pop the big question, you may be unsure where to...
Celebrant Feature: Who walks the bride down the aisle?
"Of all the walks we have taken together, today is my favourite."  That is one of many lovely sentiments that a bride can offer her escort when they have been...
What is a Wine Ceremony and is it right for you?
You’ve planned your ceremony and you’ve decided to have a unity ritual. Adding a wine ceremony is a great way to symbolise the unity of your two lives together. Wine...
Home is where the heart is; planning a garden wedding
Weddings at home are increasingly popular, and it’s no surprise as they fit with two key wedding trends; focussing the budget on what matters most to you rather than what’s...
Celebrant secrets to a relaxed wedding ceremony
One celebrant shares a few professional tricks to make sure that your guests feel like they are a huge part of your day… from the ones you’ve known for 20...
Who should influence your wedding ceremony?
When it comes to planning the perfect wedding ceremony, there can be a lot to think about. Where should you hold it? What kind of dress will you wear? Who...
How to use rituals at your wedding
Using Ritual at your Wedding Hundreds of thousands of years of human experience give you a wonderful treasure trove of resources to express your love. One of the best things...
Registrar or Celebrant? You have a choice!
“Does a Registrar have to officiate our ceremony at a UK licensed venue?” One UK Celebrant answers the questions asked by many couples when deciding on their wedding officiant, including...
How to get legally married by a Celebrant in Australia
Getting legally married by a Celebrant in Australia is easy! Every celebrant says they absolutely love their job, but it’s true! It’s the most amazing feeling and privilege to facilitate...
How to have a perfect wedding kiss
5 things you need to know about your ceremony kiss - you will be surprised! I have witnessed hundreds of couples first kisses! They have varied hugely from a full-on...
Getting married second time around. I do, take two!
Well here’s the thing, I marry people in love and I celebrate whatever your love is. I am a writer and a Celebrant and I love my craft. I was...
What is a Micro Wedding and is it right for you?
So, what are micro weddings and why are they so popular? Micro weddings are weddings on a smaller scale – yes pretty much exactly what they say on the tin!...
How do Celebrants write Wedding ceremonies?
Couples always tell me they want their guests to feel joyful, captivated, to feel the love, experience the passion in their relationship, and generally have a heartfelt experience from their...
Who should lead your wedding ceremony?
Friend or Celebrant? Why your mate may not be the perfect replacement. When it comes to your Wedding Day, it can be vital to manage the finances and make savings...
5 tips to prevent your wedding guest list from getting out of hand
You just got engaged and you’re ready to start the wedding planning. You and your fiancé have talked budget and how many people you want to invite. Your guest list...
How to reschedule your wedding with ease
Organising your wedding is one thing, but having to change the date of your wedding is one event no couple is prepared for. We are here to help you plan...
How to modernise traditional wedding rituals
So, ceremony rituals are a new thing right? Well no. Wedding rituals, symbolic or not, have been with us for ever and a year. Weddings themselves are a ritual, a...

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