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…

Kate and Peppy – A “Big Love” Celebration!

So my role as a Celebrant means my “office” is really wherever my couple’s decide to hold their ceremony!  And that’s absolutely awesome!  I have been trawling through some of my favourite images, and this couple really did make my heart beat faster! So I wanted to update the blog and talk a little more…

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…

New Wedding Trends 2018 and beyond!

I love looking at wedding sites and venues and decor and seeing how these ideas, colours and themes have evolved to bring ever more content and choice for brides. I have to admit when I was first married back in the 70s the dress I had would be considered “boho” now – it just shows…

Celebrant Wedding Season is is off to a great start!!

The start of the year is always a busy one, with lots of Wedding related activities!  There are wedding venues to meet and speak to about how a Celebrant can offer them a broader service for their brides and couples – a Celebrant Wedding is unique in that it is totally tailored for the couple…

Article about my Celebrant role published!

It is often difficult to explain my role to new couples who are more familiar with the standard off the shelf packages at either the Registry Office/Licensed Venue or the Church services.  My ability as a Celebrant is to really support and create a Ceremony for those who want something that’s more more personal and…

Why Hire a Celebrant?

This is a question I have been asked many times as it’s such a new industry here in England.  There’s also the separation that’s created between the legal registration of the marriage, and what a Celebrant offers and that can raise lots of questions too.   But ask yourself one main question – Do you want…

Celebrant life – a little blog

Hello – I do hope you will find inspiration and guidance here and on my other pages,  on how you can  have the most magical wedding,  civil partnership or other civil ceremony to celebrate life’s major milestones! My name is Yvonne Beck and I am a professional experienced Award winning Wedding and Family Celebrant.  I am here…