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 | Jumping the Broom Ceremony

Jumping the broom is a time-honoured wedding tradition in which the bride and groom jump over a broom during the ceremony. The act symbolises a new beginning and a sweeping away of the past, and can also signify the joining of two families or offer a respectful nod to family ancestors. For all of these Read more…

Wedding Ceremony Elements | Step-by Step Guide | Unity Sand Ceremony

Weddings were once rather pre-prescribed affairs. In most cases that meant a bride, a groom, an officiant, some witnesses, and vows that were passed down through generations. You could, married or not, probably recite the ceremony by heart. As cultures and ethnicities have blended, though, the realm of the mainstream has expanded. Additions of “non-traditional” 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…

Funeral Celebrants | Arranging a Funeral / Wedding – Save ¬£000’s

Having recently read “R.I.P Off!: Or The British Way of Death” by Ken West, one may be able togleanwhy! A recent consumer report warned us all that dying now costs ¬£7,300+. Apparently shuffling off your mortal coil is a very expensive thing to do. The various costs ranging from funeral flowers to cremation have risen Read more…

Wedding Celebrants | Contemporary / Off-beat Wedding Ceremonies

Choosing readings for a wedding ceremony is a tough thing to get right. You want something that clearly expresses how you feel, but at the same time you‚’d prefer to avoid the popular pieces that appear at every single wedding. A great site for couples looking for readings that are less well-worn is ‚ÄòOffbeat Bride‚’. 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…

Civil Celebrant Training – Course Materials

This item is being posted due to a number of enquiries being received regarding what Course Materials a Trainee Celebrant will receive. By way of illustration, we have listed the materials that are received by trainee celebrants on our Family & Funeral Celebrancy Distance Learning Diploma Course. 1. Nominated Tutor / Mentor Interview & Welcome 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…

Wedding Ceremony Choices

Wedding Ceremony Choices – Civil Celebrants v Clergy v Registrars You have the power to make it one of the most special days in your life, So why don’t you? Today, around 80% of people planning to marry do so either with a Registrar or an Ordained Clergyperson officiating. Registrars & Clergy What those planning to Read more…