Spring/Ostara Weddings and Handfasting Ceremonies

Spring/Ostara is here, and it is the season associated with fertility, sowing seeds, new beginnings and new life.  Warmer weather and the reappearance of colours and flowers are a deciding factor for those who choose to have Spring/Ostara weddings and handfasting ceremonies. Ceremonies are usually preferred to be held outdoors (weather permitting). Pagan couples generally Want to know more?

Things to Book When Planning a Wedding

Planning a wedding is an exciting time, and it can also be stressful. There are so many things to think about, and so many things to book when planning a wedding.  Regardless of if it’s an alternative wedding or not, it’s easy to get caught up buying items you don’t need. Below is a wedding Want to know 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 Want to know 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, Want to know more?

Love Padlocks

I recently encountered a bridge at Birmingham‘s Gas Street Basin that had numerous padlocks or ‘love locks’ attached to it. This tradition has become very popular and there are places all over the world where lovers leave a padlock in a significant place but why is this done? Love struck couples in years gone by Want to know more?

Part 3 of Halloween Weddings and Ceremonies

Whatever time of year you decide to get married, your ceremony is the most important and memorable part of your day. Deciding to have a personalised wedding ceremony on gives you the option to include your choices of vows, readings and poetry. Choosing to have a Halloween wedding or ceremony, gives you the option to Want to know more?

Renewing Your Vows

Have you thought about renewing your vows? Perhaps you had a traditional church or register office originally, but would like to renew your wedding vows in an alternative ceremony? Maybe you have been married awhile, and would like to reaffirm your vows in a different place, with friends and family old and new? You might Want to know more?