Writing Your Own Wedding Vows

‘We want to say our own vows, but don’t know what to write’ is something I hear couples say when talking about their wedding ceremony. Where do you start, what do you write, and what are you supposed to say to each other? Below is some information on writing your own wedding vows. Wedding vows are READ MORE

Valentine’s Day Weddings

Valentine’s day is celebrated by couples in love all over the world. It is a day associated with love, red roses, gift giving and romance. With this in mind, have you thought about having a Valentine’s day wedding? February 14th is the most popular date to get married on, and couples may have to wait READ MORE

Viking Weddings and Handfasting Ceremonies

Viking themed weddings and handfasting ceremonies have risen in popularity recently. Perhaps this is due to influence from the television programme ‘Vikings’, or it could be a result of a couple’s interest in Viking or Norse beliefs. Whatever the reason, Viking weddings and handfasting ceremonies all differ, and are unique to each couple. Internet searches READ MORE

Steampunk Wedding Ceremonies

Steampunk wedding ceremonies and renewal of vows are creative and sometimes theatrical occasions. With Victorian and Edwardian clothing off set against sci-fi and military accessories, Steampunk ceremonies are alternative to the traditional wedding ceremony. Traditionally, weddings or renewal of vows take place in religious places, hotels or register offices. Steampunk ceremonies however are usually held READ MORE

Weddings and Ceremonies at Halloween

Traditionally, most couples decide to get married during the summer months, with long sunny days, clear blue skies and hot sunshine as the backdrop to their wedding pictures. Alternative couples however, usually decide to get married in the autumn; and some decide to hold their weddings and ceremonies at Halloween. Autumn is a beautiful, and READ MORE

Goth Wedding Dresses

Every bride has an image in her head of her ideal wedding dress. Most brides stick to what has become traditional white, ivory or cream; with maybe a coloured sash to match the groom’s tie, or a splash of colour on the dress. Goth brides however, favour many different colours when it comes to their READ MORE

What is a Handfasting Ceremony?

What is a handfasting ceremony? Traditionally, handfasting ceremonies were Pagan betrothal ceremonies; performed as an intention to marry rather than an actual wedding ceremony.  Couples who wanted to marry took part in a ceremony declaring their intentions to the villagers or their community. Their hands were bound together using cloth, cord or material from each READ MORE

Celebrant Wedding Ceremonies

As more couples are choosing to have personalised wedding ceremonies, Celebrant led weddings and other family ceremonies are becoming more popular. What is a Celebrant, and how can you have a personalised wedding ceremony? A Celebrant is somebody who is trained to write and perform various ceremonies including weddings. Trained Celebrants usually belong to a READ MORE

Rockabilly Weddings

Rockabilly weddings have a style all of their own. In recent years, that style has been adopted for various kinds of weddings and has become popular via internet blogs and wedding pages. 1950’s fashion, music, hot rods and American culture of that era are the basis for a Rockabilly wedding. Add images of traditional Sailor READ MORE