Jenny the Celebrant

Jenny Edwards

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Countries Covered

I travel Nationally & Internationally

Specialisms

I love to include both symbolic acts and/or surprise elements within my ceremonies making each one unique and memorable. I also work with families to arrange Living or DIY funerals in beautiful venues and can supply flat-packed coffins for decorating.

Affiliations

Association of Independent Celebrants; Coffin Club UK; Civil Ceremonies Ltd

Languages

English

Hi, I'm Jenny

I have a passion to tell people’s stories!
I help and enable individuals, couples and families to organise the ceremony they want for their life milestone, be it a Wedding celebration, Naming or Celebration of Life service.
I am great at putting together thoughts and ideas and organising engaging, emotive and deeply personal ceremonies, turning the dream into reality.
I’m easy to get on with, am an excellent listener and can deliver! Because I care, I listen intently to what my clients are saying and deliver what they want.
If I’m to be part of somebody’s special day and create a lifelong memory then it may be useful to know that I’ve helped over 40 families to achieve the ceremony they wanted in the knowledge that between us it couldn’t have gone any better 😊

What's my ceremony style?

I love to create deeply personal, unique and memorable ceremonies enhanced with symbolic acts and/or surprise elements involving guests that often get overlooked. I can’t think of anything better than working with families to create their dream event. I’ll happily entertain the idea of a themed wedding in an unusual location at an unearthly hour because your ceremony should be driven by your vision – Your day, your way, what could be better!

Prices From

£200 Naming;£300 Renewal of Vows; £400 Wedding Celebration; £200 Funeral

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Discount for HM Forces, NHS and Social Care Workers, Skills Swap, Payment Plan

I offer a 10% discount for HM Forces, NHS and Social Care Workers …. always!
I am open to the idea of a Skills Swap, so if you’re a painter & decorator, plasterer, seamstress etc why not have a chat!
I am happy to arrange a payment plan as long as the full balance is paid up to six weeks before the ceremony.

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Why choose Jenny?

Nobody lives just an ordinary life and the people, places and pursuits that make you unique are always worth celebrating!
I like to say I’m a verbal portrait artist, I paint a picture with words…. So if you want to shout I Love You from the rooftops, present your newest member of the family to the world, bid a fond and final farewell or simply say ‘I do’ then why not give me a call and together we can plan #lifeafterlockdown and a true celebration of life, love or longevity; I can’t wait to meet you!

What do I offer?

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Weddings

I have a passion to tell people’s stories! Nobody lives just an ordinary life and the people, places and pursuits that make you unique are always worth celebrating!
From beaches to Boho, barns to ballrooms you can have a Wedding Celebration ceremony anywhere with the owners permission, so the sky’s the limit!
I am great at putting together thoughts and ideas and organising engaging, emotive and deeply personal ceremonies, turning the dream into reality.
I’m easy to get on with, am an excellent listener and can deliver!
I like to say I’m a verbal portrait artist, I paint a picture with words…. So if you want to shout I Love You from the rooftops, or simply say ‘I do’ then why not give me a call and together we can plan #lifeafterlockdown and a true celebration of life, love and longevity; I can’t wait to meet you!

I offer my undivided attention to detail and open mind to anything you think will add value to your special day. I will be attentive and listen to your love story and hopes for the future and weave them into a beautiful ceremony, one that will be remembered. I will offer ideas where necessary and liaise with other key guests who are contributing to your service. I will seek out the venue’s liaison team to introduce myself and walk through the ceremony with them to ensure there are no surprises on the day except the ones we have planned!

Prices From

£400

Why choose Jenny for your wedding?

I’m a great listener and am very good with words. I can capture emotions and project them into a ceremony with your love and affinity at the heart.
I have linked up with other wedding suppliers and industry experts and negotiated substantial discounts on amazing extras to enhance your guests experience including the use of light up letters, photo booths or magic mirrors so please ask for a quote, if you’re planning to entertain your wedding guests this way :)

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Naming Ceremonies

Many congratulations, you have a new addition to your family! How hard was it to agree on a name? A huge amount of thought goes into choosing a name, researching its meaning, paying homage to family members and finally bestowing the name on your new bundle of joy. So why wouldn’t you want to celebrate with friends and family and welcome your little one into the world!

I am a great listener and am very good with words, I have a passion to tell people’s stories!
I help and enable individuals, couples and families to organise the ceremony they want for their life milestone – Naming, Welcoming or ‘Blended Family’ Commitment ceremonies.
I am great at putting together thoughts and ideas and organising engaging, emotive and deeply personal ceremonies, turning the dream into reality.
I’m easy to get on with, am an excellent narrator and can deliver! Because I care, I listen intently to what my clients are saying and deliver what they want.
If I’m to be part of somebody’s special day and create a lifelong memory then it may be useful to know that as a Civil Celebrant conducting Naming’s, Wedding Celebrations, Renewal of Vows and Celebration of Life Ceremonies, I’ve helped over 40 families to achieve the ceremony they wanted in the knowledge that between us it couldn’t have gone any better 😊

Prices From

£200

Why choose Jenny for your naming ceremony?

I will be attentive and listen to your journey to parenthood and hopes for the future and weave them into a beautiful ceremony, one that will be remembered. I will offer ideas where necessary and liaise with other key guests who are contributing to your service.
I have linked up with other event suppliers and industry experts and negotiated substantial discounts on amazing extras to enhance your guests experience including the use of light up letters, baby blocks or numbers*
* just ask if you need a quote

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Renewal of Vows

My ideal couple are those that are happy in their own skin and with each other!
Having found the ‘one’ many years ago, are you very proud of reaching this special Wedding Anniversary – you should be, well done you!
Would you like to revisit that happy day when you both said ‘I do’? Then a Renewal of Vows ceremony would be a great opportunity for a family and friend’s get together.
You could write new vows to each other or simply reaffirm the vows you made on that momentous day when you pledged your love and commitment to each other.

I am a great listener and am very good with words, I have a passion to tell people’s stories!
I help and enable individuals, couples and families to organise the ceremony they want for their life milestone – Renewal of Vows or Commitment ceremonies.
I am great at putting together thoughts and ideas and organising engaging, emotive and deeply personal ceremonies, turning the dream into reality.
I’m easy to get on with, am an excellent narrator and can deliver! Because I care, I listen intently to what my clients are saying and deliver what they want.
If I’m to be part of somebody’s special day and create a lifelong memory then it may be useful to know that as a Civil Celebrant conducting Naming’s, Wedding Celebration, Couples Commitments and Celebration of Life ceremonies, I’ve helped over 40 families to achieve the ceremony they wanted in the knowledge that between us it couldn’t have gone any better 😊

Prices From

£300

Why choose Jenny for your renewal of vows?

I can capture emotions and project them into a ceremony with your love and affinity at the heart. I’m easy to get on with and have helped over thirty families to create beautiful and uplifting ceremonies.
I have linked up with other event suppliers and industry experts and negotiated substantial discounts on amazing extras to enhance your guests experience including the use of light up letters or numbers*
*just ask if you need a quote

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Funerals

I conduct Celebration of Life services at both Weeley and Colchester Crematoriums. I also conduct services at alternative venues like the Willow Room at the Beth Chatto Gardens, which are wonderful and not constrained by time. Funeral services can be held anywhere (with the owners permission) even in your own home!

Some families have supported their loved ones wishes and had a ‘direct’ cremation, no attendees and held a Memorial, Thanksgiving or Celebration of Life service at a beautiful venue either the evening before or some time after.

I offer a free ‘Committal’* when I have conducted the ‘Celebration of Life’, Thanksgiving or Memorial service in a venue other than a crematorium *(not applicable if a ‘direct’ cremation – no attendance).

I am a great listener and am very good with words. I conduct extensive research to enhance your loved one’s story, painting a verbal portrait of their life, loves and legacy. I have helped over thirty families to create deep and meaningful ceremonies.
I am easy to get on with and can deliver beautiful scripts telling your loved ones story, recite specially chosen poetry and help families to say farewell as they see fit.
I offer a free ‘Scattering of Ashes’ service for anyone for whom I’ve conducted a ceremony.
I DO NOT charge for anyone under the age of eighteen.

Prices From

£200

Why choose Jenny for your funeral?

Working with ‘likeminded’ funeral directors I can enable families to undertake elements of both the care of their loved one and the funeral service itself. If you would like to be ‘involved’ in the end of life care of your loved one or just want to procure certain elements of a funeral and do the rest yourself then why not get in touch.
I can also supply a low carbon footprint, eco-friendly (flat-packed) coffin for decoration if required!

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Reviews for Jenny the Celebrant

Total Reviews: 26

Average Rating: 5

reviews (26)

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Wonderful

5 Stars
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Funeral | 05/14/2021 | Seven Hills Crematorium

From start to finish Jenny was wonderful. The first contact I had with Jenny was via a Zoom call and she was so kind, sympathetic and professional. We talked for a long while while she drew out from me and my daughter Mum´s somewhat varied life story.. Jenny made Mum come alive with the anecdotes she included in her remarkable story and the family learnt quite a lot more about this 100 year old remarkable lady than we ever realised we knew about her Jenny made a very sad occasion a remarkable celebration of Mum´s life and myself and the whole family are so very grateful to her. I cannot praise her highly enough.

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Superb Service

5 Stars
Valerie Castle

Funeral | 05/12/2021 | Weeley Crematorium

I would certainly have given Jenny 10 stars if that were possible. From the first phone call to meeting her she handled things professionally and also with compassion. The end result was everything I could have wished for. She made a remarkable story of the deceased, more than I could have hoped for with the scant information I had about his life. So I was very thankful that Jenny made the service everything I had asked for and more. I can’t recommend her highly enough.Su

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Outstanding!

5 Stars
Margaret Kelly

Funeral | 03/25/2021 | Weeley Crematorium

My sister and I found Jenny’s help invaluable, she was understanding, kind and patient. We really felt that we had given A****y the best possible send off and had lots of messages to confirm that from family and friends. Ma*****t K***y

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