My 5 year Retrospective: Wedding One: My gorgeous niece Sarah. Algarve Coast, May 2014

When I began Celebrancy in 2014, I’m not sure that Instagram was even a ‘thing’, google reviews were not something on my radar and I didn’t ever think to ask for reviews to be posted on social media platforms like Facebook or anywhere else for that matter. I was one of only a few people working as a Celebrant in the Midlands and I didn’t need to publish reviews of my work. I did it because I loved it and didn’t need to ‘make a living’ at it. I thought of it as a vocation really. I didn’t think of it in terms of publishing what really feel like rather sacred and private occasions. I’m also rubbish at asking…. As a result I have very few reviews published anywhere online and haven’t, to my great shame, ┬átaken great pains to record all the wonderful, kind words full of gratitude which come my way with every ceremony. Now in the age of Insta, Youtube, Facebook, Google etcetera and with more and more great Celebrants enjoying this wonderful profession, there is a need for public reviews about my work. I have started to want to share with people all the fantastic ceremonies I have devised with my couples. If you look at my social profile, I might appear to have done very few weddings and I have little published online with which to celebrate those occasions.

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Just 3 of my 2017 weddings!

It really is impossible to describe the satisfaction I derive from my ‘job’. It is pure joy from start to finish. A big thank you to all my lovely customers who allow me to be a part of their most intimate days. Here are just a few of my favourite photos of some of my weddings, there are plenty to follow as I enter the New year planning many more special ceremonies for special people.

Gorgeous Erik and Holly getting married at magnificent Sandon Hall Thanks to Laura Jade Zuber for these beautiful shots
Sam and Jenny’s beautiful woodland wedding in The Wyre Forest. Thanks to Carolyn Carter for her beautiful images
Hand fasting, Erik and Holly’s Mum’s tying the knot in The Orangery at Sandon Hall Thanks to Laura Jade Zuber for this image.
Hannah and Rachel’s special wedding weekend in the Derbyshire hills at Knockdown Cottages.Thank to fabulous Camera Hannah for this image…