Jilly Adamson

Purbeck Celebrants and Reflections Counselling

Reviews (4)

 Adamson
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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

Dorset

I travel Nationally and Internationally

Specialisms

Natural funerals

Affiliations

Institute of Professional Celebrants;: Pagan Federation and LGBT Foundation

Spoken Languages

English

Special Offers

Special Offers

10% discount for 2019 Autumn & Winter bookings

10% discount on any type of ceremony during November and December 2019.

Prices from £200
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Jilly Adamson

Purbeck Celebrants and Reflections Counselling

Reviews (4) - 5/5

EXPERIENCE

Hi, my name is Jilly, I am a qualified celebrant covering the Purbecks area of Dorset. How lucky we are to welcome the era of free choice and to delight in equality and diversity. No more are the days of one-size ceremony fits all. Now your magical day can be truly inspired by you and your lives together. Be it a historical theme, or a camping weekender, each couple can choose to make their day personal and meaningful.

I really enjoy working with people and listening to their stories. I have a warm approachable manner and am empathetic and non-judgemental. Any ceremony can be a bit stressful so my ready humour can help break any tension and nerves, ensuring you relax and enjoy the day.

CEREMONY STYLE

I am happy to offer the following ceremonies:
Wedding,
ow renewal
Engagement
Blessing
Naming Ceremony
Both Animal and Human memorials.

It is my pleasure to make the ceremony 100% unique to you. There are several extra ceremonies we can add to the day if that’s what you would like, examples are ‘handfasting’ and ‘sand ceremonies’, these additional mini ceremonies are often an ideal way to get others involved in the day, but equally you may prefer to keep it just for you.

It would be a privilege to be able to get to know you both and share your love story with your guests. Between us, we can make the ceremony happen however and wherever you wish.

Baby naming ceremonies are a fantastic way to welcome babies and children into your family and social circle. Traditionally there were Christening ceremonies for babies but now people are choosing non-religious ceremonies and not just for babies, but also for joining two families that each have their own children.

I am also privileged to help you through times of loss by writing and reading a Eulogy for your loved one. This truly is an honour, to be trusted with someone's final story. I have a warm understanding approach, making me easy to share your memories with. I am also a great animal lover and as such am very happy to perform ceremonies for pets as well.

Eulogies are usually written with the aid of family members after death but I am also happy to write the eulogy with you if you would prefer to take control and leave a full plan of your ceremony wishes.

Some people are attending their own funerals - OK, I know that sounds odd but there are advantages.
1. A last chance to gather all relatives from near and far before its too late.

2. You get to hear the lovely things they are going to say about you.

3. It may help both relatives and yourselves to come to terms with your impending departure.

4. It offers a chance to say goodbye and an opportunity for relatives to ask any questions. I often hear, 'Oh I wish I had told them.....or asked......'

5. You can choose the music, dress code, readings etc that you would like.
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Reviews

Screaming babies

Hadley Middleton

Naming Ceremony at

St Marks, Wallisdown | June 2019

You did an amazing job to be heard over Hadley! We really appreciated the lovely ceremony. Although it was Hadleys' day you made his brother Ja... Read review.

Thank you

MArk Todd

Funeral at

Higher Ground Meadow | August 2019

You captured my dads' personality perfectly, he would have enjoyed the Eulogy immensely. He did not want a sombre service, although obviously we... Read review.

Our wedding

Hannah and Mallory

Wedding at

Bournemouth Beach | May 2019

Thank you so much for being our Celebrant. You were a really calming influence. When I looked up and saw you smiling and nodding as I said my v... Read review.

Wonderful wedding

Abi

Wedding at

Kingston Maurward | July 2019

Super day, couldn't be more pleased. Read review.

Screaming babies

Hadley Middleton

St Marks, Wallisdown | June 2019

You did an amazing job to be heard over Hadley! We really appreciated the lovely ceremony. Although it was Hadleys' day you made his brother Jacob feel included. He loved being asked to help and being made to feel important as a 'big' brother.


What Jilly says...

Jacob was a star helper. I have sent you the script just in case Hadley dominated the recording!! He soon settled and hopefully enjoyed the soothing lights and music.

Thank you

MArk Todd

Higher Ground Meadow | August 2019

You captured my dads' personality perfectly, he would have enjoyed the Eulogy immensely. He did not want a sombre service, although obviously we were all heartbroken. You added just the right amount of humour to keep things dignified but lift us when we became too sad.


What Jilly says...

Thank you. I really felt almost as if I knew your dad from our chats. Please thank your family for their grand job in filling in the details of his life, so I could tell his story.

Our wedding

Hannah and Mallory

Bournemouth Beach | May 2019

Thank you so much for being our Celebrant. You were a really calming influence. When I looked up and saw you smiling and nodding as I said my vow, you gave me the confidence to control my shaky voice!


What Jilly says...

No help needed your vows were perfect because they came from your heart.

Wonderful wedding

Abi

Kingston Maurward | July 2019

Super day, couldn't be more pleased.


What Jilly says...

Thank you so much, it was a super day.

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