Blog posts from October2013

Speech Writing Service October 28, 2013

Filed under: Eulogy, Funerals, Readings, Speech, Weddings

Unaccustomed as I am…. Need to make a Wedding Speech?  Maybe you are the father of the bride?  The Best Man?  Or even the groom?  Or maybe a proud son or daughter making a speech at your parents’ vow renewal ceremony?  Maybe you’re a manager with a prize giving ceremony at work or school, or […]

Christenings on the decrease October 23, 2013

Filed under: Babies, Baby Naming, Celebrant, General

Despite all the interest in HRH Prince George’s christening today, generally, the number of church christenings is falling year on year.  In figures published by the BBC, one in 3 children was baptised in the Church of England in 1980 (when HRH Prince William was christened).  By 2011, the figure had fallen to just over […]

Wedding Ceremony – Same old stuff, or something unique? October 17, 2013

Filed under: Celebrant, Weddings

Are you just one of the crowd?  Will your big day be like everyone else’s?  Same tired old ceremony, where the registrar has probably never seen you before?  Or are you looking for a personalised, bespoke ceremony for you and your partner, with a celebrant who only does one ceremony a day?   You’re in luck!  […]

Another lovely testimonial October 9, 2013

Filed under: Celebrant, Weddings

I adore my role as a celebrant.  And to get wonderful notes from people who have used Cherish-Ceremonies is the cherry on the icing on the cake. I recently had the privilege of working with  Jacqui and Brian, a lovely young couple who live in Dublin, but who chose me as their Celebrant for their  […]

‘What is a Celebrant?’ asks the BBC October 8, 2013

Filed under: Celebrant, Funerals, General, Radio, Weddings

Excitingly, I was invited onto BBC radio this week, to talk about my gorgeous job as a Celebrant.  You can find the start at 45 minutes in, and it ends just a little after the Rod Stewart song “You’re in my Heart”  is played for me.   I hope you enjoy it!    

National Poetry Day October 3, 2013

Filed under: Baby Naming, Celebrant, Funerals, Readings, Vow Renewal

I love National Poetry Day – I used it as an excuse to read through some of my favourite poems.  Here is one of them via an Audio Boo, called The Trees, by Philip Larkin.    I love trees too!  I think this poem  would be suitable for any occasion, as it has a sense of […]