Celebrant in Lancashire
Bit about Annie….
People person, planner, creative, writer, organised, foodie, coffee and cocktail connoisseur, nothing surprises her!
Born in Derbyshire and a native of Lancashire for 35 years, I have worked as Cabin crew for BA, organised large events in a country mansion, worked in local radio, and in a High School.
When I am not chatting to couples about every last detail for their ceremony, I can be found on long country walks with my husband and chocolate Labrador, Sydney, or out for a meal at my latest favourite restaurant. If travelling further afield I can be found in Australia visiting my family (Hence the name of my Labrador!!)
Although I tend to work with people who don’t follow trends, I have found that the latest trend seems to be ‘Do whatever you want and make it personal’…
People are certainly becoming a lot more confident to make their wedding unique to them and to only include traditions they feel comfortable with and to include alternative elements that mean something personal to them as a couple. More than ever couples are breaking with tradition and doing things their own way.
From tipi's with a festival vibe, environmentally conscious, lakeside or meadow, mansion or marquee they can now have the ceremony they want, wherever and whenever they want it.
And that’s where I come in……
I specialise in anything that is a little bit more unique and I can create and deliver a ceremony in a range of styles to really represent my clients personalities and requirements. I love every aspect of the ceremony planning and seeing the ceremony come together and delivering it on the day, and knowing that the couple have had a huge input with their vows , ring exchange, music and readings is simply the best feeling…
My top tip... Be true to who you are as a couple and what you want for your ceremony and don’t feel pressured by outside influences. Don’t be afraid to step out of the norm and mix it up a bit…There is no reason your Granny cannot be a bridesmaid, that the theme cannot be Star Trek or Lord of the Rings, or equally that your furry family member cannot deliver the rings!
LOVES: PROSECCO or ESPRESSO MARTINI
HATES: SPAGHETTI (has been known to leave a restaurant if someone orders it)
FAVOURITE ANIMAL: PENGUIN
SCARED OF: SPIDERS (Yes really)
FAVOURITE COUNTRY: GREECE
FAVOURITE CITY: SYDNEY
SHE ATTENDED AN ALL GIRLS CONVENT WHERE SHE WAS THROWN OUT OF HOME ECONOMICS (COOKERY CLASSES TO YOU AND ME)
SHE NOW LOVES COOKING AND BAKING (Hope for all of us)
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