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?
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?