How to Become a Celebrant

Are you interested in becoming a celebrant? Celebrancy is an appealing job for many people of all ages and from all walks of life. Many people are drawn to celebrancy after experiencing a wedding or funeral ceremony led by a celebrant. The simple answer to how to become a celebrant is by completing a training READ MORE

Funeral Celebrants | Direct Cremations & Remote Funerals

We are all living in uncertain times right now. We all encounter the death of a loved one from time to time, but sadly, many of us will encounter more than anticipated in the near future due to the COVID 19 / Coronavirus Pandemic. Understandably, the powers that be all over the world appear to READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant | Resomation Finally Approved in UK

Following a successful study, the UK’s first ‘wastewater consent to discharge’ has been granted for the water cremation process, the environmentally friendly alternative to flame cremation or burial, by Yorkshire Water. Samples from five UK water cremations conducted in April 2019 were analysed against a range of organic, inorganic and microbial parameters by Yorkshire Water, READ MORE

Civil Celebrants | Blogs & Social Media

  So you now have a website, a facebook, twitter, linkedin & instagram account – What are you doing with them?   Let’s be honest – most of you are doing little or nothing, some of you are active but not on a regular basis and a few of you are very active and reaping READ MORE

The Funeral Celebrant | Stillbirth & Neonatal Death

  October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness month hence this post.   A Definition: Stillbirth refers to the death of a baby after 24 weeks of pregnancy but before birth. A miscarriage is the loss of a baby before 24 weeks of pregnancy. The medical profession describes stillbirth as either ‘intra-uterine’ or ‘intra-partum’. An READ MORE

Wedding Celebrancy Commission | The Launch

The Wedding Celebrancy Commission has launched.  The UK Society of Celebrants is amongst its founder members. Celebrant Organisations and Training Providers Speaking With One Voice. There has never been a more exciting or challenging time to be a celebrant.   The growth in the industry, especially over the last 5 years, has been phenomenal as more READ MORE

Demystifying The Funeral Industry | The Rules | Part 1

Unfortunately, the funeral industry has garnered a reputation over the years for taking advantage of mourners in order to add a few pounds to their sales. For, at the end of the day, funeral homes / mortuaries are businesses ‚ a concept that is often overlooked by the general public. They provide a needed service READ MORE

Wedding Celebrant | Divorce Ceremonies

The purpose of a ceremony. We see the purpose of any ceremony, a wedding, a naming, a funeral, a divorce, as an opportunity to down-tools, gather round people that are passing through a recognised special moment in life and usher them through. To take them by the hand and walk them through the moment. There’s READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant | Resomation | An overview

UKSOC Tutors and Celebrants at recent visit to Resomation Limited. Resomation: known as water cremation, is the new alternative to flame cremation and burial. Giving people a new choice at the end of life, water cremation is a gentler, environmentally friendly option that allows a natural process using water instead of flames.   End of READ MORE