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

Yule Weddings and Handfastings

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 READ MORE

Unity Candle Ceremonies

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 READ MORE

Festival or Fairground Themed Weddings

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, READ MORE

Alternative Wedding Entertainment

Are you looking for entertainment at your wedding or ceremony which will not only hold your guests attention; but will differ from the usual disco or singer? Are you having a mixture of different ages at your ceremony, or are you having a child free wedding? These are things to consider when looking for entertainment. READ MORE