Carol Vincent-Smythe | Family & Funeral Celebrant

As a child I conducted my first wedding ceremony between my teddy, Bruno, and my doll, Susan.  I guess that was the start!  Before reaching where I am now though, I worked in theatre most of my life, first as a dancer then into acting, but my greatest love has been directing.  In between all[…]

David Colgan | Funeral Celebrant

I have been so fortunate during my working career. My 34 year career as a public servant as a paramedic and in law enforcement,  has allowed me to meet many people from all walks of life. For 13 years as a  paramedic, I dealt with the whole of society in many, often challenging situations. I[…]

Dayna Shiels | Family & Funeral Celebrant

My name is Dayna Shiels and I have lived in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire my entire life. I was raised by my grandparents on the exceptional values that have made me the person I am today. Throughout my life I have done a lot of volunteering with disabled adults and children which has provided me with[…]

Niki Blane | Family & Funeral Celebrant

Hi there, I’m a 30-something journalist who fell in love with weddings while planning my own weekend-long, festival-themed wedding in 2014. In 2016 I launched my wedding blog and passion project, the Big Day Collective, to inspire couples to get their hands dirty with wedding planning and connect them to talented creatives in the sector.[…]

Sandra Perkins | Family & Funeral Celebrant

Details to follow. Celebrant Services Offered Ceremony Script Writing Naming Ceremonies Wedding Ceremonies Civil Partnership Ceremonies Renewal of Vows Ceremonies Funeral Ceremonies Memorials Contact information Telephone:  Online:     Email:

Ananda Shakespeare | Family Celebrant

Ananda is a British award-winning public speaker, DJ (radio shows/weddings), emcee, voice over artist and journalist of 20 years. Her speaking and writing skills mean that you can communicate with one person who can compose the vows that resonate to you. Having interviewed many celebrities in her time (novelist Barbara Cartland, lead singer of Spandau[…]

Caroline McCarthy | Family & Funeral Celebrant

If you want something different – a unique ceremony with less tradition and religion, a ceremony that is individual to you, a ceremony that has your values and sense of style; then we can work together to create a beautiful and memorable ceremony. Create something that provides a lifetime of memories.  A ceremony that is[…]

Ellie Farrell | Family & Funeral Celebrant

Hi I’m Ellie, and I am an alternative Celebrant. I live in Whitby, North Yorkshire with my wedding photographer husband Rob, and our family. I have always been interested in wedding customs and traditions, and long before I became a Celebrant, I worked within the weddings and celebrations industry. I love all kinds of weddings,[…]

Nora Ni Raghallai | Family & Funeral Celebrant

My Name is Nóra Ní Raghallaí. I am the second eldest of five. My native tongue is Irish and learned English in my early teens. I went through the education system with an eagerness for learning and exploring new skills.  I left school shortly before my 16th birthday and entered catering college where I trained[…]