Norse/Viking Themed Handfasting and Wedding Ceremonies

Norse and Viking themed handfasting and wedding ceremonies are the favoured kind of ceremony for many couples. Requests for these themes for ceremonies have increased, and this maybe for a number of reasons. Many people want to pay homage to their Norse/Scandinavian heritage, some have an interest due to the television programme ‘Vikings’. Whatever the Want to know more?

Autumn Weddings, Renewal of Vows and Handfasting Ceremonies

Autumn is here, and it’s a beautiful time of year to hold a ceremony. The end of the summer, and the time of year when nature reclaims the bright colours of summer. Autumn weddings, renewal of vows and handfasting ceremonies can be very colourful occasions. With summer being possibly the most popular time of year Want to know more?

Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies

Summer is here, and for a lot of couples, it is their favoured time of the year to get married.  Summer is the perfect time if you are considering an outdoor weddings ceremonies. Couples choose to have their wedding ceremonies in hotel gardens, on sun drenched beaches, in a beautiful woodlands surrounded by wild flowers Want to know 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 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?

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 Want to know 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 Want to know 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 Want to know more?

Handfasting

A Handfasting ceremony was the traditional way a couple announced their intention to marry. Mainly a Pagan ritual, handfasting ceremonies are commonly used in many wedding ceremonies regardless of the belief and lifestyle of the couple. The traditions of the handfasting ceremony vary as do the beliefs behind the history of them. A handfasting is Want to know more?

Include Your Family and Friends In Your Wedding Ceremony

Congratulations you are getting married. Now it’s time to start planning for your big day. As the couple getting married, you are the key players in the ceremony. It’s your wedding and you two are the ones the day is about, but one of your decisions is surely to be deciding on other people who Want to know more?