The Guild of Cornish Celebrants

Nicola and Denise The Guild of Cornish Celebrants

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Professional relaxed ceremonies of all types

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National Association of Wedding Professionals

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English

Hi, I'm Nicola and Denise

The Guild of Cornish Celebrants is a partnership between Nicola and Denise. We set our business up in 2014 after a major re-organisation of the Registration Service in Cornwall, and we are delighted that we can now use our expertise to offer our couples all the flexibility of a Celebrant ceremony. Being a partnership enables us to offer more couples a quality ceremony with the reassurance that there is backup should it be needed! We have also taken the decision to affiliate other hand picked and quality assured celebrants to enable more couples to enjoy a celebrant led ceremony under the banner of the Cornish Celebrants.
We are thrilled that our excellence and expertise has been recognised by the prestigious Wedding Industry Awards as we have been awarded the Celebrants of the year award for 2018 & 2019, we are also members of the respected National Association of Wedding Professionals.

What's my ceremony style?

Our style is your style! We work with you to develop a ceremony which is yours. We are happy to include spiritual or religious prose or music and work with a faith leader. We also offer rituals such as handfasting, tying the knot, sand ceremony and ring blessings, which we will word according to your wishes. We have experience of leading ceremonies both outdoors – beaches, headlands and gardens are especially popular – or indoors – hotels, stately homes or rustic barns, the choice is yours. We are happy to advise about the set up for the ceremony. We offer a professional but relaxed approach to your ceremony.

Prices From

From £645.00

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Why choose Nicola and Denise?

Relaxed and professional our focus is on you and what you want from your ceremony, we love to meet with our couples and families over a cup of tea or coffee and chat about their vision for their celebration. Follow-up meetings, either in person or via Skype or Zoom, email or telephone are absolutely encouraged! After gathering information from you we then write the initial draft for you to look at, and collaboratively we work on the ceremony until it truly is your ceremony and you are totally happy with it.

What do I offer?

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Weddings

The Guild of Cornish Celebrants is a partnership between Nicola and Denise. We set our business up in 2014 after a major re-organisation of the Registration Service in Cornwall, and we are delighted that we can now use our expertise to offer our couples all the flexibility of a Celebrant ceremony. Being a partnership enables us to offer more couples a quality ceremony with the reassurance that there is backup should it be needed! We have also taken the decision to affiliate other hand picked and quality assured celebrants to enable more couples to enjoy a celebrant led ceremony under the banner of the Cornish Celebrants.

We offer our couples the opportunity to have a ceremony full of meaning and love. Our approach is to start by asking you for your vision for your ceremony, as Independent Celebrants we are able to suggest and include religious and spiritual poems and readings, as well as rituals such as handfasting, tying the knot, sand ceremonies etc. We work with you to create a ceremony which speaks to you both and puts the ceremony at the heart of your day. Friendly, professional and reassuring – its not about us, its about you, your love for each other, and looking forward to your life together. Truly your ceremony for your day.

Prices From

From £645.00

Why choose Nicola and Denise for your wedding?

Our focus is on you and what you want from your ceremony, we offer a personal service with unlimited email, phone or Skype meetings, and we are happy to meet you in person at your location to discuss your ideas. We will then write an initial draft for you to look at and amend until you are happy with the content. We only conduct one ceremony per celebrant per day to ensure you are relaxed and can enjoy your day. We have excellent relationships with the wedding industry professionals and venue owners throughout Cornwall and parts of Devon.

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Naming Ceremony

Naming Ceremonies

The Guild of Cornish Celebrants is a partnership between Nicola and Denise. We set our business up in 2014 after a major re-organisation of the Registration Service in Cornwall, and we are delighted that we can now use our expertise to offer our families a bespoke naming ceremony. Being a partnership enables us to offer more families a quality ceremony with the reassurance that there is backup should it be needed! We have also taken the decision to affiliate other hand picked and quality assured celebrants to enable more families to enjoy a celebrant led ceremony under the banner of the Cornish Celebrants.

Whether you are celebrating the arrival of a new baby, celebrating the blending of a new family by welcoming children, or the adoption of child into your family, we have the expertise and experience to create a ceremony that suits your family. In Cornish we have a word – “Gwithiaz” meaning Guardian and you can give your family or friends the unique opportunity to play a special part in the lives of your child or children. You can celebrate your new family with a “family tie the knot” or sand ceremony, or create a new ritual just for you. We work with you throughout to ensure the ceremony if exactly as you want it to be. If you wish, we are happy to work with religious leaders or elders if you would to create a ceremony which fulfills your wishes.

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From £350.00

Why choose Nicola and Denise for your naming ceremony?

Our focus is on you and what you want from the naming ceremony, we love to meet with you in person to chat and gather information and ideas. We will share the draft script with you and collaboratively make amendments until the ceremony is exactly what you want. On the day we arrive at least an hour before the ceremony is due to start so that we can ensure we are set up and ready to go. After leading the ceremony, we will present you with your commemorative certificate and script and your “Gwithiaz” with their certificates.

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Renewal of Vows

The Guild of Cornish Celebrants is a partnership between Nicola and Denise. We set our business up in 2014 after a major re-organisation of the Registration Service in Cornwall, and we are delighted that we can now use our expertise to offer our couples all the flexibility of a Celebrant ceremony. Being a partnership enables us to offer more couples a quality ceremony with the reassurance that there is backup should it be needed! We have also taken the decision to affiliate other hand picked and quality assured celebrants to enable more couples to enjoy a celebrant led ceremony under the banner of the Cornish Celebrants.

We are passionate about what we do – we set up as independent celebrants after working as Registrars having conducted over two thousand legal ceremonies. We love being able to work with our couples to inspire them and enable the vision they have of their ceremony come to life. We can add in any (or none!) of the elements of a traditional wedding. We love to create a ceremony around “your story” and your life together, celebrating the landmarks and your successes. We enjoy including a ritual such as handfasting, tying the knot, ring blessing, unity candles or sand ceremonies, we can also suggest choices of readings and music to create a ceremony to remember. Friendly, professional and reassuring – its not about us, its about you, your love for each other, and looking forward to more years together. Truly your ceremony for your day.

Prices From

From £.645.00

Why choose Nicola and Denise for your renewal of vows?

Our focus is on you and what you want from your ceremony, we offer a personal service with unlimited email, phone or Skype meetings, and we are happy to meet you in person at your location to discuss your ideas. We will then write an initial draft for you to look at and amend until you are happy with the content. We only conduct one ceremony per celebrant per day to ensure you are relaxed and can enjoy your day. We have excellent relationships with the wedding industry professionals and venue owners throughout Cornwall and parts of Devon.

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Funerals

The Guild of Cornish Celebrants is a partnership between Nicola and Denise. We set our business up in 2014 after a major re-organisation of the Registration Service in Cornwall. Whilst very experienced at leading ceremonies we both recognised that we needed to enhance our skills in order to lead funerals and we enrolled in, and passed NVQ level 3 in Funeral Celebrancy with Civil Ceremonies Ltd in 2015. Since that time we have led funerals at Crematoria, Natural Burial Sites, scattering of ashes and memorials ceremonies, as well as more bespoke ceremonies which enabled families and friends to commemorate and celebrate the life of a loved one.

As professional civil funeral celebrants we will provide the help and support to create the most appropriate and meaningful ceremony for this final act of love and respect. The funeral service can include speeches, poems or songs (including spiritual or religious readings or hymns) tailored to the wishes, beliefs and values of the deceased and the family. The service can take place at a crematorium, burial site or other place of significance to the deceased and family. We offer a choice of services from a full tribute and eulogy to a simpler tribute or words at the scattering of your loved one’s ashes. Our aim is to provide the opportunity for the family and friends to say goodbye in the most meaningful way possible, this can include a memorial service at a later date.
We also offer a pre-planning service for you to contribute to your own tribute.

Prices From

From £225.00

Why choose Nicola and Denise for your funeral?

Professional and friendly our focus is on you and what you want from the funeral. We will meet with you in person to gather information and ideas, contact other family members or friends for further contributions at your direction and then write and share the funeral service with you to check. We will arrive at least half an hour before the service is due to begin to check everything is in place, and to be a friendly face upon your arrival. We will lead the service with professional and emotional integrity, and afterwards we will remain until everyone has left.

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Reviews for The Guild of Cornish Celebrants

Total Reviews: 11

Average Rating: 5

reviews (11)

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Nicola – an incredible celebrant who turned our vows into a beautiful ceremony

5 Stars
Sophie Griffiths

Wedding | 07/11/2021 | Cornish Tipi Holidays

Nicola was our celebrant for our wedding this summer and she could not have been more amazing! From the outset Nicola was incredible – she met up with us in person and on Zoom to keep in touch and find out more about us. She remained such a calming presence throughout the entire process and on the day itself Nicola conducted the most beautiful ceremony. All of our guests have raved about what an amazing celebrant she was – we honestly can’t thank her enough for making our day so incredibly special! Sophie and Georgie.

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The best day ever.

5 Stars
Ellen Macleod

Renewal Of Vows | 06/06/2021 | Holywell bay

Nicola was amazing and also a lovely helpful lady who made it all run smoothly. very relaxed which is what we wanted the ceromony was perfect and very personal . We had the best day with our family and furbabies ..excelent service anyone whos thinking of doing something like this i would highly recomend nicola and denise ..Thankyou Nicola for everything xxxxxx

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Breathtaking ceremony

5 Stars
Neil and Amy

Wedding | 10/20/2018 | Hotel Endsleigh

Nicola and Denise are some of the most fantastic humans I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with. I hired their services for my small and intimate wedding of just 10 people at Hotel Endsleigh, and Nicola performed a breathtaking ceremony for myself,my husband and the guests. Nicola was gently-spoken and soothing to listen to, which leant well to the eloquent script of our ceremony.Thank you Nicola and Denise for all of your collective help and for executing our ceremony so beautifully. We will never ever forget the laughter and the joy you brought us.

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