To Plan Or Not To Plan Yourself?…This Is The Question!

To Plan Or Not To Plan Yourself?…This Is The Question!

Frequently asked Questions Answered by A Wedding Planner in Suffolk. To plan or not to plan yourself… this is the question! In my job as a celebrant in Suffolk I meet lots of couples at the beginning of their wedding planning and the majority are at a loss of where to actually start! Some couples opt for planning the whole thing themselves for reasons such as, budget, and control. Many think that

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How to Elope in Suffolk.

How to Elope in Suffolk.

We’ve rolled into November under the dreaded shadow of covid-19 hoping and praying that we could just tip toe along gently, tweaking our plans here and there to achieve an end goal with something that resembles the celebration we had in mind all those months ago, then BANG! Lockdown hits for the second time, everything is halted, and the wedding industry is kicked back down once again. We’ve been left hanging, our

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Micro Wedding

Wedding plans been scuppered? Still want to tie the knot? Well there is a solution, have you considered a teeny tiny micro wedding ceremony? This has been a popular option for couples who have been determined to get married despite all of the set backs in the current situation caused by Covid-19. What is a micro wedding and is it for you? A micro wedding is a fantastic choice for those couples

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Weddings & Covid-19

Here we are into July and I can imagine that most of you couples are still in limbo not knowing what if anything to do! There has been so much confusing and conflicting information about what can or cannot be done regarding getting married here in the UK. Most venues are still very reluctant to open for weddings because the guidelines for the UK have been an issue with clarity especially where

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Why choose a celebrant?

Choosing an independent celebrant for your special occasion will probably be the best decision you will make during your planning! Why is that? I hear you ask! Yes I know that is a very big statement to make, but let me explain. With a celebrant led celebration and for this instance lets just say a wedding. A fully trained and experienced celebrant will give you complete freedom of choice in what I

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Lets talk about SEX!

Now that I have your attention let’s talk about same sex marriage, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Asexual, Pansexual or any other identity that you relate to…..to me it doesn’t make one iota of a difference, to me LOVE IS LOVE ! Celebrants have been “marrying ” couples from all these recognised identities for many years now, and although before 2014 there was no legal aspect to it, it was

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Hello April!

A little late I know but at last we welcome April to the year, one of my favourite months, not just because yours truly has a birthday..( a rather big one!) but because for me it really does represent spring. Birds are busy fluffing up feathers looking for mates, grass is greener and flowers are blooming….but the best thing for me is the blossom. Seeing those outstretched branches finally adorn the first

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ZOOM….

Zoom just one look and then my heart went boom…. Bang, just one touch and all the church bells rang… Oh zoom, you chased the day away, high noon, the moon and stars came out to play.. Then my whole wide world went zoom! How very apt are these lyrics by fat Larry’s band from 1982! A few weeks back I posted on my social media pages an invitation for couples who

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Uncertain Times.

I have been a little distant for the last few weeks since this horrible Covid-19 has spread globally and like everyone, I am I think in a state of either shock or denial that this is going on. But the sad reality is that this is happening, and has had a massive impact on the lives of everyone. As a celebrant my heart goes out to all you couples who have spent

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Spring Celebrations!

At last it seems as though the storms have passed and spring has arrived! Its such a beautiful time of year as everything bursts into life….snowdrops, daffodils, birds and bees, new grass, leaves on trees, as well as the warm sun making an appearance from time to time. Spring is a popular time for planning celebrations such as summer weddings and child naming days, and there is an abundance of beautiful flowers

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