Top 5 Tips when choosing your Wedding Celebrant!

  The Long Barn, Newton Valence Weddings are probably at the top of the list amongst our happiest memories.  They are a part of the journey we take in life, whether for ourselves, or with others. They are one of the major milestones in our lives, and to do them justice, I believe we all want to mark…

Is Small the new Big when it comes to your Wedding ?

Photo by Edward Eyer on Pexels.com In these difficult times, with restrictions on numbers of guests, and concerns about health and safety, many couples are opting for a smaller event, and either live streaming the ceremony to other guests or indeed separating their Wedding and their ceremony from an “After Party” when things are more…

Is it time to Plan your Elopement?!

  I am sure we are all looking forward to a time where we can plan without the stress of worrying whether they will actually go ahead, and it is so difficult at this time, to be sure of anything.  All we can be sure of, is love isn’t cancelled, and your ceremony and dream…

In conversation with a “Tog” 😊!

I love talking to other wedding industry specialists and especially photographers! On the day itself we are often in close proximity! I really enjoy being able to work with them in a fluid and restriction free and relaxing way. There is no better record of your special day than these images and film. It’s what…

Advice on Planning A Bilingual Wedding

I’m so lucky to be able to work with couples across Europe and England and have definitely seen an increase in the demand for a bilingual ceremony and wedding – over 25% of my ceremonies were bilingual last year and this year 35% of my couples are asking me to create ceremony in both English…

Celebrating Marriage Equality

Two of my favourite quotes about love are : “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” —Maya Angelou “Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.” —Leo Buscaglia Becoming a Celebrant was for me an easy decision, – I wanted…

Adding Symbolic Ceremonies to your Wedding

So you’re planning your Wedding!  Congratulations!  There is so much to consider, and I am sure you will feel the list is endless, and it can be overwhelming.  At some point though you will be happy with your planning, having set your budget, thought through the venue, the style and theme of your wedding and…

“What does a Wedding Celebrant Do”?

Hello again – I have had a very busy year and summer full of lovely ceremonies, and one of the questions I will still be asked by guests afterwards is, ” so what does a Celebrant actually do?”  I thought it would be a good idea to refresh a blog piece I wrote a little…

Christmas! What a wonderful time for a Marriage Proposal!!

Christmas is a truly romantic time for couples in love wanting to take the next step in to marriage. It’s a really popular time for proposals and it got me thinking about different traditions there are for engagements, and also what kind of ceremonies we can hold for these lovely romantic events! I love hearing…

Sharing some of my wonderful weddings in 2016!

I’m always so grateful when couples allow me to share their beautiful photos- their happy smiles are my reward for sure! I love how they plan every loving detail of their wedding so that all their guests and family enjoy the occasion and create wonderful memories !