2019 | A New Year could mean a A New Career! | Short Story Competition

  A Celebrant Tale Short Story Competition FREE to Enter   WIN a Distance Learning Course |  Diploma in Family & Funeral Celebrancy   which currently costs £1235 with all the associated benefits.   2019 | New Year could mean a New Career   Time to get your thinking caps on. If you have been considering a change in career[…]

The Civil Celebrant | The Civil Circle of Life | Part 4 of 4

Farewells and Funerals A Mourning Flower The Circle of Life will, of course, turn and there will be times when we experience great sadness. When someone we love dies the initial shock and distress can be overwhelming. We are barely able to think or process information but during these most difficult days we are faced[…]

Civil Celebrants | Blogs & Social Media

So you now have a website, a facebook, twitter, linkedin & pinterest 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 the[…]

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[…]

Paul Simpson | Family & Funeral Celebrant

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.

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[…]

The Civil Celebrant | The Civil Circle of Life | Part 3 of 4

Milestones Renewal of Vows The same dilemmas are faced by couples who manage to reach milestone anniversaries. The current C of E ‚”Thanksgiving for A Marriage‚” ceremony begins with a formal prayer – if the couple are not regular church goers they may feel a little uncomfortable celebrating the longevity of their union in such[…]

The Wedding Celebrant | Pop-Up & Flash Weddings

Many of you may have heard about pop-up weddings but not experienced one, however, once tried – never forgotten.  “You basically just show up. If you don’t want the stress and the cost of a traditional wedding, it’s perfect!‚” So ‚”What is a pop-up wedding?‚” Not all pop-up weddings are the same, but they do[…]

The Civil Celebrant | The Civil Circle of Life | Part 2 of 4

Choices? Make them personal!   A Superhero Themed Wedding – Why Not? More and more members of our society now live a secular life. Separated, disconnected and, most importantly, without a desire or need for religion and therefore, do not want to include it in the key moments of their life. It also has to[…]

Fred Delius | Family & Funeral Celebrant

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.