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.[…]






Fred Delius | Family & Funeral Celebrant

Hello my name is Fred. I’m interested in anything anyone has to say about anything. I was born in England and have spent nearly all my life as an entertainer. I have been an actor, a tightrope walker and a sword-swallower. For many years I ran a French National Circus School in the South of[…]






Coleen Sobey | Funeral Celebrant

  Coleen has over twenty years experience to bring to the bereaved family’s special occasion. Most recently she has channelled her experience into the world of funeral celebrancy.  Coleen has officiated at funerals for the well-known, some of whom would be household names. In the congregations there have been the great and the good. No[…]






Alison Neate | Family & Funeral Celebrant

I was born in the West Country and grew up in Sussex. I was an unremarkable student except for my ability to write creatively and to speak in public, a talent that my parents encouraged by entering me into poetry reading competitions. I have spent most of my working life working in different companies and[…]






Kathy Lunn | Funeral Celebrant

My name is Kathy Lunn and I was born and raised in Windsor, Berkshire. I have been in the service industry all my working life, starting my career in a convent, then pub (a natural progression), bank, university and after training as a personal assistant, I spent 16+ years as a board level executive assistant[…]






James Petherick | Family & Funeral Celebrant

Hello and welcome to my profile! My name is James and I’m a fully trained and qualified secular Civil Celebrant for both family occasions and funerals.  I became a celebrant really by chance I suppose. I’ve lost both my parents in the past four years and neither of them were religious.  My Dad was a[…]