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Special Ceremony Provisions
A Special Ceremony can be interwoven if you would like this. Below are a number of the most popular Special provisions and Rituals:
|Unity Sand Ceremony|
The Unity Sand Ceremony is ideal for any wedding. This ceremony option symbolises the joining of the couple. Family Celebrants often suggest this ritual when there are young children involved and the couple is looking for a ritual to involve the children. This is also a lovely option for baby/child naming and adoption celebrations.Prices from £60
Wine Box / Love Letter
The couple will write love letters to each other before the wedding which they will seal in an envelope. They will choose their favourite bottle of wine or drink of choice and place these and any other memorabilia in the wine box. If clients choose this ceremony option during the wedding ceremony, they will seal the box and vow not to open the box until an anniversary of their choice. The only other time that the box can be unsealed is when they are having thoughts of separating at which time they will drink the wine and read the letters which will hopefully remind them why they fell in love and chose to be together in the first place. Prices from £60
Breaking of the Glass Ceremony
The Breaking of the Glass Ceremony is traditionally used at Jewish weddings; this ceremony option signifies the end of the ceremony and the time of celebration. As a health & safety concern, the glass is placed in a cloth bag prior to breaking it. Not recommended for delicate shoes. Prices from £40
Prices from £40
|Broom/various styles available|
The Broom Jumping Ceremony is based upon tradition which symbolises the clearing away of negativity with a sweep of the broom and creating a threshold for the couple to cross over into their new life together. It's a great way to include a bridesmaid or best man in your ceremony. You need to make sure you can manage to do this ritual as many clients fall when attempting to do it.
Brooms are customized to your wedding style and colours. This is a really fun way to end the ceremony. Prices from £75
In the Rose ceremony the couple can choose to present roses to the mothers / grandmothers/ parents/ special people as a way of showing appreciation for their support. The roses can also be presented as the first gifts that the couple will give to each other.
Prices from £20
The original meaning of “tying the knot”. A Celtic tradition where the hands are tied with ribbons / cloth in the shape of the infinity symbol to symbolise the bringing together of the two hearts in a marriage of strength and unity forever.
This is beautiful and can also be adapted for naming and adoption ceremonies. Prices from £50
Unity Candle Element
This ritual has long been used in Catholic weddings, but as a traditional ceremony option it also holds a universal meaning. It symbolises the joining of the couple in marriage as well as the joining of their two original families. Mothers can light individual candles for you. A symbol to show that they are moving on from their family to create a new family together.
Prices from £40
There are ways of adapting this element to fit in perfectly with your family.
First Kiss Last Kiss
This is a ceremony option that involves the mother of both the Bride and the Groom. They are called upon to join the Bride and Groom near the end of the ceremony. The mothers gave their children there first kiss when they came into the world and they will give their last kiss as single individuals before sending them on their new journey as husband / wife / life partner. Price - Complimentary
Parchment or Witness Book for witnesses to sign, a nice way of including your family/special friends in you special celebration. Parchment price starts at £20, books according to your selection.
All special element costs are to be agreed prior to your ceremony.
The prices are a guide price and your personal choices will dictate the costs.
I'm happy to travel for your ceremony, however if it is over 15 miles to you or your venue my travel expenses are £1 per mile.
Accommodation - At cost to you if I am needed to stay over night.
Fancy Dress - At cost to you if required.
£100 Non- Refundable deposit please at your initial interview.
Final agreed invoice payable in full on the completion of the Final Interview.
I look forward to meeting you both, and I am happy to discuss all your ideas and help you plan your bespoke and special Wedding Ceremony.