What will make your wedding feel special for you?
Discover new ideas, tips and wedding ceremony wisdom. Plus come behind-the-scenes with me on some beautiful and inspiring weddings.
Is Herefordshire the UK’s best kept wedding secret? From grand country houses to free-range venues for wild wedding or festival vibes, Herefordshire has so many stunning options to inspire. I caught up with Cat Beardsley, a Herefordshire wedding photographer whose...
A beautiful and intimate commitment ceremony offered one couple who have postponed their wedding this summer, the chance to create an unexpected and uplifting new chance to celebrate their love!
Six couples are going to the High Court on 7-8 July to take a landmark challenge over the legal recognition of humanist marriages in England and Wales.
14 creative ideas for how you can include friends and family in your wedding ceremony. My new guide is packed with inspiration to help you include all those you love most in the world in a relaxed but heartfelt ceremony!
Discover meaningful ways to recognise the importance of family and community in your wedding ceremony, or to symbolise the strength and permanence of your commitment.
I share great ideas around symbolic gift-giving and unity ceremonies such as handfasting, sand-blending and lighting unity candles in this post.
In this first blog post of 3, I introduce the importance of symbolism in weddings and suggest some lovely symbolic rituals to create a special atmosphere right at the very start of your ceremony.
A humanist wedding ceremony puts love centre-stage and is a catalyst for all the joy of your wedding day. Humanist weddings are not dictated by religious belief or a legal contract. Instead they are built around the love and commitment between you and your partner.
Recently I’ve noticed a trend for couples considering perhaps not booking a professional photographer. There are probably only 3 GOOD reasons NOT to book a pro wedding photographer but beware the 5 BAD reasons not to do so!
I'm a huge fan of a wedding with a view. And I have a special place in my heart for the Black Mountains. Running along the very western edge of Herefordshire, a series of deep, dramatic valleys spoon the steep escarpments of the outer ridges of the Brecon Beacons...
What sort of things should you ask a celebrant to get a feel for who they are and what they’re about?… Perhaps what they love most about their job, or some of their wedding highlights? Perhaps you’d go deep and ask them what they’ve learnt about life and love from...
Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky – Kahil Gebran.
You can’t beat a grand old oak to lend shade and shelter for an outdoor wedding ceremony.
Emily and Rex were first bought together by their love of aviation - walking on top of planes or jumping out of them! With good luck and great fortune their flight paths crossed and they met their match in each other. Their relaxed but beautiful outdoor wedding...
My first blog post on the new website! As a celebrant, I'm all about sharing the love, and I hope you'll come along for the ride with me on this blog. I want to share ideas, insights, tips and behind the scenes on some inspiring weddings. The wonderful couples I work...