1101, 2021

Will you marry me? Engagements – the tradition and meaning

When do most engagements happen?

2020, wasn’t a great year for weddings with many having to be postponed to 2021 and beyond but what we do know is that couples don’t stop falling in love.

Did you know?

– Christmas Day is the biggest engagement day of the year.

– 40% of engagements will take place from December through […]

1101, 2021

10 Reasons why a celebrant could be a great choice to conduct your perfect Lake District wedding celebration.

You can have your ceremony written especially for you both.

Your celebrant will spend time with you getting to know you as a couple, and will ask you lots of questions in order to create your personal ceremony that has special meaning for both of you.

Relationship with your celebrant.

Your celebrant will meet up by […]

1101, 2021

How to personalise a baby naming ceremony

A Naming Ceremony celebrates the importance of a baby or child to family and friends taking part in the celebration.  This guide will help you personalise your naming ceremony by including rituals or special actions to include in this wonderful ceremony.
What is a personalised naming ceremony
A personalised naming ceremony can be exactly what you want […]

1101, 2021

How to Plan a Funeral for a loved one virtually.

Planning a funeral for a loved one virtually may be daunting as most of us have never done this before and there are no second chances of getting it right. So here is a simple guide’ to help you through the process.

First steps in planning for a virtual Funeral

If you will be using a Celebrant […]

1101, 2021

‘ From the Loving Cup to Jumping the Broom’ – incorporating symbolic rituals into your Lake District Wedding Ceremony.

Wedding rituals are tried and true symbols of the joining of two people in marriage.  They are the ways that the people present at your wedding, and also everyone else who follows the same traditions and shares the same beliefs – recognises the importance of the step that the couple is taking.  They are also […]

805, 2020

What will my celebrant-led Lake District wedding ceremony Order of Service look like?

Every couples celebrant-led personal, memorable, Lake District wedding ceremony will be different and will give you the opportunity to include your own individual requirements which reflect your own personalities.  You can have your dream celebrant-led Lake District wedding your way.  You can decide who you want to include in your personal, memorable ceremony.  For example, […]

805, 2020

The Process of a Civil Marriage and a Celebrant Wedding Ceremony

The Process of a Civil Marriage and a Celebrant Wedding Ceremony
Many couples ask about the difference between a ‘Marriage’ and, a Wedding Ceremony’, when making their initial inquiry about a celebrant-led celebration,  so here are some guidelines on the process and costs.

So, differences between a:-

‘legal marriage’ and a ‘wedding ceremony’

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The ‘marriage’ is the […]

1504, 2020

You can’t have the funeral you want? – Is a memorial or celebration of life service the answer?

We are living in strange and unsettled times and what we thought was normal just isn’t anymore as in the case of funerals.  As a human race the singular need is to be together and this need is even more important at those moments in life when we stop to remember a milestone – such […]

1504, 2020

What is a Renewal of Vows Ceremony?

A Renewal of Vows Ceremony is an opportunity for a couple to renew their vows that they made to each other when they first got married, either your original ones or an updated version. It isn’t meant to be a second wedding – more a way to celebrate a love that has deepened or matured […]

1504, 2020

What is a naming ceremony?

A Naming Ceremony is an event at which a person is officially assigned a name.  This is in addition  to registering a birth and is undertaken at a separate time.  Simply put, a Naming Ceremony is a symbolic celebration that requires no licences and has no legalities.

When does a naming ceremony take place?

When the naming […]