What is your most memorable wedding?
I don't have a memorable wedding day, all my weddings, Brides and grooms are unique and personal to them, they become close friends. I care about my brides and grooms, they all deserve their chosen special day to be absolutely fantastic for them. I couldn't pick one wedding, however if I had too, all of them, it really is that simple
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Family, Approachable, friendly, hardworking, caring
What about your business are you most proud of?
It’s a privilege to have met many loving, amazing, wonderful people, the minute we met, it’s like we had known each other for years. I will advise/guide you, making your ceremony unique and suited only to you and your family, chosen by you, not chosen for you. I know from the moment we meet; we will start to create the best ceremony ever.
Working alongside so many individual people, listening to their great ideas, what they want their ceremony to be, it’s fantastic. When that penny drops, we realise that together we have created the ceremony to say “Wow”
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Your first meeting with a celebrant is a non-obligation meeting, you to get a sense of what I am actually like. Booking a wedding celebrant who matches the vision for your wedding day is important, so meeting your celebrant before you book them. Its really worth taking up this offer. Weddings can be a minefield of planning, I can guide and help you along your journey
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Brides and Grooms creating their own vows, creating that perfect wedding day ceremony, Every wedding couple are different, and so it should be, all are unique, all are ideal couples. Having written and performed many wedding ceremonies, personally, the ideal ceremony is what works for you as a couple, its your day. As a celebrant, the ceremony, should pull at mine and your heartstrings, be happy, light-hearted. An ideal wedding, well, there are so many alternatives to choose from, a beach, your favourite place, classic or traditional, romantic, glamourous, and themed. Its great to have so much choice with a celebrant
Describe your typical process with a couple.
I meet my couples face to face for a no obligation meeting to decide I am the right Celebrant for them, we meet many many time until we are happy that the ceremony is the best. Put together the first draft of the ceremony in accordance with your wishes. Visit to the venue liaise with the Event/Wedding planner. Create the Schedule of the day, Unlimited get togethers to agree and modify any part of the ceremony, via email, phone, text and video calls where required. Completion of the finalised ceremony Visit and walk through at venue, finalising everybody’s part (including all wedding Party) as long as it takes, this is fun time, no pressure. Second and Final get together and practice closer to the big day if required Creation of a presentation copy of the ceremony on Parchment, Order of Ceremony, your ceremony certificate. Officiate ceremony and be available for photographs if required., Special ceremony elements are available to be included
How do you ensure a stress-free wedding?
I am a calm and collected person, friendly and approachable. This allows my brides and grooms to build a trust in me, which is priceless. we get on so well that allows me to guide and create that special relationship, knowing that all will go to plan
What is your favourite moment at a wedding?
When you see how much in love Brides and Grooms are, you know you have created the best ceremony this couple have wanted, their guests go away and comment on how fantastic that was, more than anything I have made 2 great new friends, which my reviews reflect quite a lot. I have the best job in the world