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[…]






Carol Smith | Family & Funeral Celebrant

Hello, my name is Carol Smith – BA (Hons), PG Dip. UKSoC and I am the Independent Celebrant at ‘The Somerset Celebrant’. I focus on working with my clients to create unique, personalised and meaningful ceremonies, for those special occasions in life. Enjoying playing a role in organising funerals for close family members and being[…]






Rachel Illsley | Funeral Celebrant

I have had many life experiences both in business and socially. My background is selling business insurance, professional dressmaker which I am today and opportunities to win an adult section of then local talent competition playing my flute at wedding and in recent years for the local Altzheimers/Dementia homes. I was also given my own[…]






Catrin Stark | Family Celebrant

Hi, my name is Catrin Stark. I live just outside Newport, South Wales, and I’m happy to travel across South Wales for your ceremony. My husband, our 2-year-old son, Scottie dog and I live right on top of a hill in a town called Risca where every day I feel blessed and content with life.[…]






Judith Gudgeon | Family & Funeral Celebrant

My name is Judith Gudgeon. I live in Malvern, Worcestershire with my husband, Stephen, who is an Officer in the Merchant Navy. We have been married for 36 years and have three grown up daughters. I am retiring in December 2016 after 35 years of teaching, managing and leading in Special Schools in Essex, York[…]






Nicola Sutton | Family & Funeral Celebrant

Hello, I’m Nicola or Nicky to most people. I guess you are looking here because you want more than just the standard registry office marriage with off the shelf vows and a set format? Well, I would be delighted to help you. You wish for a day that is all about the two of you[…]