What makes a good wedding ceremony? Tips from a celebrant

A lot of wedding style is subjective but one thing’s for sure: everyone wants a good ceremony. That goes for both you as the couple and your guests – you don’t want to be stood there bored out of your tree, and they don’t want to be sat there falling asleep. But...

Lucy and Joe: New Year’s Eve Wedding in Norwich

I made a promise to myself at the beginning of last year that I’d only work with couples that I could see myself being BFFs with IRL (soooo much easier to write couple’s love stories when I’m a teensy bit in love with them myself!). And it was such an absolute...

Liane and Michael: ‘Jewmanist’ city wedding

Liane and Michael wanted their ‘Jewmanist’ wedding to be a celebration of their life together and, whilst it was important that it was very much a non-religious occasion, they were still very keen to reflect elements of Liane’s Jewish heritage which, culturally, is a...

Kelly and Sam: humanist wedding ceremony at Copdock Hall

Kelly and Sam were married in a humanist wedding ceremony at Copdock Hall, Ipswich, on a baking hot afternoon in July. The two of them have known each other since their university days and were friends for several years before they eventually got together one cold...

Amanda and Matt: intimate humanist wedding ceremony at Lanwades Hall

Amanda and Matt had me hooked the minute I opened their first email and read their plans for Molly the dog, who, they told me, would be attending their wedding ceremony as STAR BRIDESMAID (a couple that plan their wedding around their dog have their priorities right,...