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 Want to know more?
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 Want to know more?
Ring warming ceremonies have been around for many years, and many religions and cultures incorporate them into wedding ceremonies; but what are they, and how are they done? When a couple have a ring warming, it is usually part of the main wedding ceremony. It involves inviting all guests to the wedding ceremony to hold Want to know more?
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 Want to know more?
Spring is here, and is the season associated with fertility, sowing seeds, new beginnings and new life. This in mind, spring is the ideal time of year to get married for some couples, and spring weddings are now very popular. Pagan beliefs associated with spring or Ostara as it is called, have crossed over into Want to know more?
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 Want to know more?
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 Want to know more?
December is a magical time of the year, and a popular month for weddings. Couples choose to have Christmas themed weddings with red, gold and green colour schemes. Some couples also choose a December wedding as it is the Pagan month of Yule. Yuletide or Yule, is the Pagan/Wiccan festival celebrating the winter solstice; the Want to know more?
Lots of couples who book me to be their Celebrant, decide to have various unity ceremonies. The unity candle ceremony is the most popular, but what is it and how can it be unique to each different wedding ceremony? The unity candle ceremony is a mini ceremony performed during a wedding or vow renewal. It Want to know more?
Festival season is in full swing, as is summer time and wedding season. If you are looking for an alternative to the indoor traditional wedding, why not consider a festival or fairground themed wedding complete with picnic style food or vendors serving themed foods. Festival Weddings The word ‘festival’ conjurers up images of loud music, Want to know more?