Renewal of Vows – 40 years



June and Tom celebrated their Renewal of Vows after 40 years together!  Their ceremony was held in their garden and when it rained – we all ran into their gorgeous large sun room.  They both told stories of how they met and first impressions of each other, which made everyone laugh!

Their children and grandchildren made a Circle of Blessing around the couple and, as each said a few words, passed June and Tom’s wedding rings around the ribbons.

We celebrated with Champagne and afternoon tea.  Perfect!

Ceremonies and Children



When you decide to celebrate your love in a Wedding Ceremony or Renewal of Vows, include your children as they are such a big part of you both.  They can be Ring Bearers, place flowers in a vase, light a candle, join in a Sand Ceremony and Hand Fasting ceremony and, of course hand out the chocolates for the Chocolate Ritual!  They will remember your day for the rest of their lives.

Giving and Receiving of Rings



Giving and receiving of rings is one of the many ceremonies you can include in your Wedding or Renewal of Vows.

It is a token of your love and, in the presence of your family and friends, you promise to love each other unconditionally, to support each other in your dreams and ambitions and to honour and respect each other, to laugh and cry together and to cherish your relationship always.

Wedding Ceremonies



Choosing a celebrant to deliver your wedding ceremony gives you a whole range of options that a registrar just can’t.  So….you can have your ceremony anywhere, not just licensed venues.  I have performed ceremonies in couples’ favourite places; beaches, woods, their own gardens, hotels, on boats, cliff tops.  I often recommend Middle Coombe Farm, Tiverton; The Barn, South Milton; Putsborough Beach in North Devon and Bovey Castle, Dartmoor.

Your ceremony can include: walking down an aisle, giving and blessing of rings, exchanging of vows, lighting of candles, poetry, even religious or spiritual words. Symbolic Rituals to unite you could include Rose Ceremony, Sand Ceremony, Hand Fasting and Jumping the Broom, often couples choose all of these!  I have even written Cocktail Rituals and Chocolate Ceremonies to make the wedding as personal and unique as you are.  Part of the fun is choosing which ones suit you the best! 

 

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Beach Ceremony – with Kayaks



Beach Ceremonies in Devon – create memories which will last forever.  For Beach lovers everywhere.

Glazebrook House Wedding



When I first met Sue and Graham they told me they wanted a ceremony that reflected their personalities and was full of joy and laughter. As you can see, between us we achieved this and much more.

After lighting a candle in memory of their loved ones, we passed two ribbons around the circle of guests –

Gold for the masculine energy and represents creativity, financial richness and Magical power and Silver for the female energy and symbolises emotional stability, dreams and protection from negative energies.

Their rings were threaded onto the ribbons and blessed by family and friends

Their close friend Tony tied the knot before Sue and Graham made their vows to each other.

“May the blessing of each of us be felt by you.

Go now to walk the ways of the world together,

and may your days be good and long upon the earth”.

Thank you so much for conducting our wedding ceremony, it was perfect in every way, thanks to your patience, kindness and guidance.

You took the time to get to know us and understand exactly what we wanted, making the ceremony so beautiful and personal to us.

The day was filled with so much love and laughter. Our guests enjoyed being involved in the “circle of ring blessing” and loved that we shared our own vows, both funny and emotional with them following the handfasting.

Many said that they had never been to a wedding quite like ours, using words like unique, beautiful and wonderful.

Thank you again for a perfect day.

Love and Blessings

Sue & Graham

   

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