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I travel Nationally & Internationally
International ceremonies, Bilingual ceremonies, Dementia-friendly, Including children in ceremonies
Fellowship of Professional Celebrants, The Good Funeral Guild, Celebrant Collective
Hi, I'm Rosalie
Hi, I’m Rosalie (she/her), award-winning wedding and funeral celebrant based in London.
I create warm, truthful and sensitive ceremonies with a cosmopolitan touch. By carefully listening to your personal story, your ideas for the day and your views on life, love and death, I create and deliver unique and memorable ceremonies for any life-event.
The wedding side of my business is called Fusion Weddings (www.fusionweddings.co.uk). I capture stories of couples who value creativity, style and contemporary ways of celebrating their love. I specialise in multicultural, bilingual (Dutch-English) ceremonies in London & the UK and destination weddings.
I believe funerals can be beautiful, positive events. I create inclusive funeral ceremonies for people of all beliefs and none: at traditional chapels, woodland sites, alternative venues and also on Zoom. Check out my services at www.ritualstoday.co.uk
What's my ceremony style?
Being Dutch and fascinated by rituals from around the world, many of the couples I work with have an international or multicultural background. We work together to find a fun, relaxed and fitting way on how to incorporate multiple traditions within the wedding ceremony. I have conducted weddings in Morocco, France, and the Netherlands and have spoken Dutch, French, German and even Rumanian and Korean at ceremonies.
The funerals and memorial services I conduct are about the person who has died and provide a space for the living to say their farewells in a way that feels right for them. I love finding creative and meaningful ways to connect people in grief and love. I believe funerals can be approached in a modern, positive way. I have conducted ceremonies in private gardens, art galleries, outdoors and online via Zoom.
From £700 (Weddings), £350 (Funerals)
Why choose Rosalie?
Modern, creative ceremonies delivered in elegance and style. No templates, no rules. Every ceremony I create is unique, bringing to life the special story of two people in love or the life of someone who has died.
Inclusivity is one of my core values. I want everyone to feel welcome, safe and valued. I am an LGBTQ+ Ally and Dementia Friend, love working with children and keen to include people of all abilities.
What do I offer?
I capture stories of couples who value creativity, style and contemporary ways of celebrating their love.
Such as David and Winnie, who celebrated their love in art-deco style that included a Chinese tea ceremony, a vintage radio player, and quote from The Little Prince.
Or Connor and Jessica, who said their ‘I do’s’ on the stair case of Battersea Arts centre in London, inspired by the movies of Wes Anderson.
And then Rosalie and Barry, who invited their guests to France, to witness their commitments in a carousel!
I offer wedding and renewal ceremonies in London, UK and worldwide, in person and online.
Big weddings, micro weddings, small weddings, elopements: you name it!
If you are looking for an MC for the rest of your day, I can offer that too.
Should you have nominated someone else to do the ceremony I can help them design the ceremony, write the script and coach them to ensure they shine on the day.
More info on ww.fusionweddings.co.uk
Why choose Rosalie for your wedding?
As the fusion wedding celebrant with a cosmopolitan mindset, I bring the unique stories of two people together into one special experience that celebrates their love and honours their values and traditions – whatever they are.
Good planning and preparation makes that we can all relax on the day and focus on what really matters: enjoying the vibes and beauty of your love.
Inclusivity is one of my core values. I want everyone to feel welcome, safe and valued. I am and LGBTQ+ Ally and Dementia Friend, love working with children and keen to include people of all abilities.
Unfortunately Rituals Today / Fusion Weddings is not available for Naming Ceremonies.
Renewal of Vows
I love working with people who are looking for a creative, personalised and unconventional way to celebrate their love.
By carefully listening to your personal story, your ideas for the day and your views on life, love and marriage, I create and deliver a unique and memorable ceremony.
I take you on a journey, identifying what makes your relationship meaningful, what makes your love unique, and what it means for you to get renew your vows. This typically results in a warm, moving and heartfelt event, with room for both laughter and tears.
Why choose Rosalie for your renewal of vows?
People appreciate my warm, creative and fun-loving approach. I love to engage the audience an co-create an event with you that people will cherish and remember.
I believe that funerals can be positive, meaningful events that help acknowledge a death, pay tribute to a life lived, release emotions that come with a loss, and find continuity in the relationship with the person who has died.
Every funeral and memorial ceremony I create is unique. I work at traditional chapels but also have led ceremonies at alternative locations:
June’s funeral took place in her own garden. We decorated her coffin with flowers from her garden and read from her favourite Jane Austen book.
For their Mum’s memorial service her children chose an art gallery to celebrate her life. After the ceremony people could visit an exhibition of her work.
Emmy’s memorial was in Holland Park, where her ashes arrived on a Harley Davidson.
Baby Evan’s funeral was at a local wood where he loved walking with his parents.
I conduct funeral and memorial ceremonies in London, UK and abroad. I also offer Zoom funeral and memorial services, enabling people to gather from all over the world to celebrate a life.
If you’d like to plan your own funeral I can help you bring together a living document to collect your ideas and plan for the day.
A living funeral is a way to celebrate your life while you are still alive. It’s a wonderful way to bring those dear to you together, share memorable stories and have a party.
Why choose Rosalie for your funeral?
People appreciate my warm, thoughtful, modern, creative and positive approach.
Reviews for Rituals Today / Fusion Weddings
Total Reviews: 71
Average Rating: 5
Caring and compassionate
Rosalie, was so caring and patient throughout my whole journey with her. Losing my mother was so traumatic, but she listened and let me cry when I needed to. The eulogy she put together with me was beautiful and the service was praised by everyone that attended. I would thoroughly recommend her…Thank you Rosalie!
Rosalie was a delight to work with, and created the most personal ceremony we could have wished for. She was so thoughtful and we can’t recommend highly enough!
Beautiful funeral service by Rosalie
Rosalie led the funeral service for our father, and she was so kind, and thoughtful, and creative, throughout the whole process leading up to the funeral. On the day, she brought a calm and reassuring energy, that allowed my sister and I to just concentrate on delivering our own speeches and poem. I can highly recommend Rosalie, and I will be forever grateful for helping us during such a difficult time, as she made the day beautiful. Many thanks, Nico x