Ana Kelly

kellycelebrant.com

Reviews (7)

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This Celebrant specialises in Weddings This Celebrant specialises in Funerals This Celebrant specialises in Naming Ceremonies This Celebrant specialises in Renewals of Vows
Areas Covered

Wiltshire

Oxfordshire

Gloucestershire

I travel Nationally and Internationally

Specialisms

Open to All Kinds of Services

Affiliations

Fellowship of Professional Celebrants

Spoken Languages

English

Prices from On Request. Children's Funerals Always Free
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Ana Kelly

kellycelebrant.com

Reviews (7)

EXPERIENCE

My work as an independent celebrant stems back to writing ceremonies over many years and is very much helped by my experience as a teacher, mentor and lecturer. I am an ex-English teacher with 26 years' experience of teaching and and giving pastoral support to students of all ages, including adults aged up to 80! I carefully listen to client needs, then write beautiful and personal ceremonies which I deliver with sensitivity and creativity.

Whatever your time scale, such as planning a wedding months ahead, or a funeral the next week, I will always make time to meet with you and to feedback and edit the services to exactly match your needs. You are free to contact me anytime with updates and requests. If you want a religious element to your service or wish for a totally non-religious service, this can be arranged. I also provide bound copies of the service as keepsakes.

Ceremonies can take place in so many forms and venues too numerous to mention! Every client has different needs and ideas so I will work closely with you to give you the service you want. I am totally without prejudice, am open to new ideas, and I certainly have a good sense of fun and optimism! I am more than happy to support you with suggestions and materials you may need for venues, types of ceremonies, wording, poetry etc.... My English skills and poetry studies even lend to me to write some poetry of my own for you if you wish.

I became interested in writing and delivering different services after writing my own wedding service in 1990. I arranged my first baby son's Natural Burial service in 2004, although I had not even heard about celebrants. Since then, I have helped with many services both officially and unofficially. I became a member of the Fellowship of Professional Celebrants in 2016; being a celebrant then became my main profession. Being a paid member of the FPC means I am part of a wonderful network of support and ongoing professional development.

Where needed, I have much local knowledge and am happy to provide support and guidance on other areas of wedding and family service planning such as:
- venues
- caterers
- dressmakers.

Additionally, I can help with aspects of post-death planning to enable you and your loved ones to live your life to the full, knowing that your wishes and arrangements are all organised. This includes:
- choice of Funeral Plan & Funeral Director
- details for Funeral Service Music & Readings
- advice on Will Writing options.

Please do feel free to ask for my help in these areas if you wish.

ALWAYS LISTENING - ALWAYS HELPING

CEREMONY STYLE

I produce and deliver beautifully crafted ceremonies for all occasions and beliefs, including:

- Funerals, Wakes & Memorials
- Weddings, Blessings & Vow Renewals (including same-sex marriages)
- Baby Namings, Adoption Ceremonies .... and any other services you require, please just ask!

I will happily adapt the formality and content of the service to suit what YOU need.
Official Member
me and Korrie SDC10783 Sunil and Janices wedding 4

Reviews

Thank you

Babs W

Funeral at

Crematorium | September 2017

Ana Kelly you were amazing as celebrant. I think Chris would have been happy and I'm grateful for all the support. Read review.

Thanks email

Tony

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Swindon Crematorium | June 2017

A great service. Thank you again for yesterday, my mum will be looking down on us knowing she got her wishes.
Take care
Tony x Read review.

Thanks

Lydia Walker

Funeral at

Swindon | September 2017

Thank you so much Ana for a wonderful service ????????xxx Read review.

Review of Kay's funeral

Susan H

Funeral at

Swindon Crematorium | July 2017

We were great full for the wonderful service to celebrate our daughter Kay it was a wonderful and heartfelt time for us to reflect on our wonderf... Read review.

Gorgeous Ceremony

Emma

Wedding at

Swindon | August 0090

You really made this wedding special when we thought a register office wedding would be dull. The choices of readings and words were wonderful ma... Read review.

Thank you Ana

Bob Baker

Funeral at

Swindon | September 2017

I really appreciated the lovely service and time you took on Jean's service. Lots of people told me they loved the service. Thank you so much for... Read review.

Thank you

Ian

Funeral at

Swindon | September 2016

Last year when my partner passed away, I asked Ana to perform the funeral service.
With her patience, diligent but sensitive gathering of inform... Read review.

Thank you

Babs W

Crematorium | September 2017

Ana Kelly you were amazing as celebrant. I think Chris would have been happy and I'm grateful for all the support.

Thanks email

Tony

Swindon Crematorium | June 2017

A great service. Thank you again for yesterday, my mum will be looking down on us knowing she got her wishes.
Take care
Tony x

Thanks

Lydia Walker

Swindon | September 2017

Thank you so much Ana for a wonderful service ????????xxx


What Ana says...

Thanks Lydia --- your loveheart and flower picture got translated into question marks -- sorry about that!

Review of Kay's funeral

Susan H

Swindon Crematorium | July 2017

We were great full for the wonderful service to celebrate our daughter Kay it was a wonderful and heartfelt time for us to reflect on our wonderful daughter so short a time and was delivered with real heartfelt feelings,thank you so much for your help in our saddest time.

Gorgeous Ceremony

Emma

Swindon | August 0090

You really made this wedding special when we thought a register office wedding would be dull. The choices of readings and words were wonderful making this feel very unique. Lovely and memorable, even after all these years. Thanks Ana. Would use you if I got married again!

Thank you Ana

Bob Baker

Swindon | September 2017

I really appreciated the lovely service and time you took on Jean's service. Lots of people told me they loved the service. Thank you so much for the beautiful bound copies you gave us and for taking the time to put together additional copies for people who were asking.

Thank you

Ian

Swindon | September 2016

Last year when my partner passed away, I asked Ana to perform the funeral service.
With her patience, diligent but sensitive gathering of information & her sympathetic approach to the whole process, she made a difficult time, much easier than expected.
The service went wonderfully, getting compliments from friends & family for weeks afterwards. Funerals are supposed to be a celebration of life & this one most certainly was, thanks Ana.

Why Choose Ana

I am approachable and helpful. It is an absolute privilege to work for clients from all walks of life and with all kinds lifestyles and beliefs. Having lived and taught in several continents, and am sensitive to the needs of all creeds and cultures, so I am committed to providing services for everyone. Where other speakers are part of the ceremony, I am supportive of them and will assist them where at all necessary.

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