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

Become a Civil Celebrant | Have you got what it takes?

Thought of becoming a Civil Celebrant? Becoming a Civil Celebrant is not a career choice for everyone. If you have had experience speaking in public or at least have no reservations with the prospect of speaking in public, this could be a career option for you. If you have access to and you are confident using READ MORE

Wedding Celebrant | Your Guide to Handfasting

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

Robert Hardy | Family & Funeral Celebrant

Celebrant Services Offered Ceremony Script Writing Naming Ceremonies Wedding Ceremonies Civil Partnership Ceremonies Renewal of Vows Ceremonies Funeral Ceremonies Memorials   Contact information 01270 898140   I am an independent celebrant living in Nantwich in Cheshire (though Scottish-born) and it would be my privilege to work with you to create a bespoke ceremony which exceeds READ MORE

James Petherick | Family & Funeral Celebrant

  Celebrant Services Offered Ceremony Script Writing Naming Ceremonies Wedding Ceremonies Civil Partnership Ceremonies Renewal of Vows Ceremonies Funeral Ceremonies Memorials   Contact information 07929 065 849   Hello, 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 READ MORE

Train to be a Civil Celebrant | Fees

So, if you are thinking of training to become a civil celebrant, NOW could well be the right time. Whether you are looking to commence training now or before 31 March 2015 you will make considerable savings by booking and paying for your course with the UK Society of Celebrants before 31 December 2015. Why? READ MORE

Wedding Ceremony Elements | 13 Unity Wine Ceremony Options

The Unity Wine Ceremony is experiencing somewhat of arenaissancehere in the UK. The use of this ceremony element, particularly at wedding ceremonies and vow renewals is simple and full of symbolism / ritual and understood by all. Below are 13 samples of how the Unity Wine Ceremony can be weaved into a ceremony by a READ MORE

Wedding Ceremony Elements | Top 3 Unity Candle Ceremonies

Unity Candle Ceremonies can be conducted in many, many ways, limited only by the imagination. One thing, however, that they all have in common is that they are symbolic of a union / unity for wedding, commitment, vow renewal, naming, reunion and even funeral ceremonies. Below are three samples of the most frequently used ceremonies. READ MORE

Civil Celebrant? Have you got what it takes?

Thought of becoming a Civil Celebrant? Becoming an Civil Celebrant is not a career choice for everyone. If you have had experience speaking in public or at least have no reservations with the prospect of speaking in public, this could be a career option for you. If you have access to and you are confident READ MORE

9 Special Elements to A Wedding Ceremony

9 Special Ceremony Elements  (for Weddings, Partnerships & Renewal of Vows) Special Ceremony Elements at weddings and some naming ceremonies are becoming increasing popular in civil ceremonies. You don‚’t need to include a symbolic gesture in your marriage ceremony, some couples prefer a simple ceremony. However, if you are interested in adding a special ceremony element to READ MORE