Bonjour! My name is Lara and I am a Family and Funeral Celebrant based in France. I live in rural Normandy with my alpacas, kittens and chickens. Not to forget my wonderful Husband Paul who I married right here in France.
A warm welcome to my page. I hope that here you will find all the information you need to decide whether I am the celebrant for you. Let me begin by telling you a little bit about myself. I have been a teacher for thirty years, working in England, Cyprus, Spain, Kenya and Kuwait. Teaching abroad has given me the opportunity to work and socialise with many different nationalities.
As your funeral celebrant, I promise to serve you with sensitivity and professionalism; and respect your unique beliefs, values, and cultural background; to provide you with a personalised ceremony over which you have complete control and final approval. Together, we will create a ceremony that celebrates your loved one’s life.
What is a Handfasting? A handfasting is an old Pagan custom, dating back to the time of the ancient Celts. A handfasting was originally more like an engagement period or betrothal, where two people would declare a binding union between themselves for a year and a day. The original handfasting was a trial marriage. It gave READ MORE
For many years I worked, firstly as a Consultant Surgeon in the NHS and later in a joint University/NHS post, caring for people with cancers of the face and jaw and their families.
Hello, I’m Paul Standbrook and I’m Dad and Grandad to a close-knit, large extended family. I live with my partner Sam (also a Celebrant) in a little cottage in the country and she and I share long experience of providing support at important times in people’s lives. Over the last twenty years I have built a deep insight and a keen interest in people and in the way in which key events impact their lives.
Born and raised in Yorkshire, Victoria has lived all over the world which encapsulates a worldly and honest outlook on life. As a qualified Funeral Director, Victoria has supported a wide range of families struggling to come to terms with loss and embraces the wonder of life through memories, stories and the light that the departed have left shining. Well spoken, approachable and caring.
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 France. I have performed all over the world from USA to China.
Hello. My name is Tony Nolan and I am proud to be a member of the United Kingdom Society of Celebrants. A funeral service should be a memorable celebration of someone’s life. It should reflect their unique character and be a professional fitting tribute that will help family and friends grieve, remember and celebrate a special life. I will help you achieve this.
Whether you want to say a thoughtful and appropriate good bye to a loved one, or create a very personal wedding or baby-naming ceremony, it must be unique and special.