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Writing wedding vows – help from a celebrant.

Writing wedding vows For some people, writing your wedding vows can be a daunting task. How do you put all of your thoughts, feelings, memories and hopes for the future into just a few lines? How do you remember all of that and say it right with all those...

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Should children go to weddings?

So I'm sure this is a conversation most 'soon to be married' couples have had when planning their wedding - should people's beloved children come to our wedding? Before having children I was all for leaving them at home, why would you want sprongs, around...

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Symbolic Gestures in your wedding and naming ceremony.

Symbolic gestures are a great way to personalise your wedding ceremony or naming ceremony and a fantastic opportunity to get everyone involved. By definition it is a small act but, I promise you, will be one of the most memorable parts of your ceremony....

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Embracing the unexpected

A stage invasion….in the form of the gorgeous Calvin (who had just learnt to walk) ambling across the stage in the middle of an emotional speech by Dad Alex at one of my ceremonies. Don’t worry guys I tackled him to the ground! The crowded loved it and you...

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What is a Naming Ceremony?

This is a question I get asked a lot so I thought I’d share my thoughts. I hope this blog gives you an insight into what to expect from a Naming Ceremony delivered by a celebrant. Quite simply, a Christening is a religious occasion in which the child...

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