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Feeling relaxed as this lion about your wedding?!

How to stay happy with your wedding and stop worrying

You’ve organised your wedding down to the last detail, made all the decisions about the ceremony and reception. Now you can just lie back and relax, right?

If that’s you – hooray, excellent, carry on! If it’s not you and you’re still feeling really stressed about your wedding, this blog post is for you.

What to say – or not say – to someone who is grieving

Knowing what to say – or what not to say – to someone who’s lost a loved one isn’t easy. Words are often hard to find, hence the expression ‘I don’t know what to say’. As a celebrant, I sometimes meet several bereaved families each week, so getting this right is really important to me.

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How to make a great wedding speech

With the wedding season underway, there may be some sweaty moments ahead for all those who hate making speeches and who is committed to making one…

Alicen Dines, Wedding Celebrant with a happy couple

What to expect from me as your celebrant

When you choose a celebrant, getting on well together and trusting them with your special day is so important. Celebrants come in all shapes and sizes, with different price tags but personality is the most important thing.