Dorset celebrant Tag

Everyone wants their wedding ceremony to be memorable right?! No one ever actually plans for anyone to forget it, yet the ceremony sometimes gets short-shrift. Couples tell me they're worried about their guests being bored during their ceremony. They're in the right place: I can't...

Outdoor ceremonies, including weddings, namings and celebrations of life have a lot going for them. They're usually intimate and relaxed, and if you love the sights and sounds of nature, you're right in it. Of course, where there's nature, there's also weather, and even relaxed...

Many people have never heard of a wedding celebrant, or if they do know, they are a bit unsure about the scope of what I do. Some people are confused about the difference between a celebrant wedding, a registry office wedding, a civil ceremony or...

Handfasting is a beautiful, ancient marriage ritual, which has found a new fresh expression in modern weddings and commitment ceremonies. It involves tying a couple’s hands together, binding them as one in love and in their new life. Handfasting is a meaningful and incredibly versatile...

If you've heard of natural burial grounds but aren't exactly sure what they are or how they work, this blog is for you. I've led several funerals at a natural burial ground and each one has felt uplifting and  peaceful. I wonder whether being close...

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...

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...

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....