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I've been delighted to receive many letters of thanks from couples and families who have chosen me for their unique ceremony. Here are a few examples:

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Celebration of Life

On a beautiful day in her garden overlooking Dartmoor, we met to celebrate a wonderful life. This terminally ill lady presided over the ceremony as we ate her favourite food, [...]

Barn Funeral

I felt privileged to be asked to be the celebrant at a beloved husband's funeral.  The barn at Middle Coombe Farm was filled with family and friends and we worked [...]

Beautiful Service

A lovely man who made so many friends in his community. I just wanted to say what a beautiful service it was and how very well I thought you conducted [...]

100 Years Old

At 100 years old, this lady had a wealth of memories and stories to share.  She loved to go to the theatre so her music was all from her favourite [...]

Uplifting Ceremony

The crematorium was full to celebrate the life of such a popular and well loved man. Sarah was fantastic! Lots of lovely comments on how people enjoyed the content which [...]

Village Hall Funeral

Funeral ceremonies can be held anywhere that is personal to you and your family.  The coffin was placed on a table in the village hall and we celebrated his life [...]

Butterly Naming Ceremony

It was a pleasure to celebrate their daughter's Naming Day with a butterfly release in the garden. Her parents wrote to me afterwards: Sarah was an absolutely perfect Celebrant for [...]

Chloe and Rob’s Wedding

Chloe and Rob's festival wedding was amazing.  They wrote to me afterwards: Thank you Sarah for our incredible ceremony, it was exactly what we wanted. It was so nice to [...]

Millie’s Naming Ceremony

It was a pleasure to celebrate Millie's Naming Day with family and friends in their garden. Her parents wrote to me afterwards: I just wanted to message you to say [...]

Helen and Bryan’s Wedding

Helen and Bryan celebrated their wedding at Haldon Belvedere in Devon. Bryan and I wanted to thank you so so much for performing our wedding ceremony. It was the most [...]

Tina and Dan’s Wedding

Tina and Dan celebrated their wedding on a beautiful day in Devon. We really wanted a simple hand fasting ceremony for our wedding. Neither of us are religious so we [...]

Sue and Graham’s Wedding

Sue and Graham celebrated their wedding at Glazebrook House near South Brent in Devon.  It definitely was a magical day. Thank you so much for conducting our wedding ceremony, it [...]

Georgie and Spencer’s Wedding

Thank you Georgie and Spencer for your amazing feedback: I just wanted to say a huge thank you for leading our ceremony on Wednesday. It was just perfect and it [...]

Sara and Jon’s Wedding

Sara and Jon had flown over from Australia to celebrate their wedding in front of their family and friends This is just a quick email to say a massive THANK [...]

Naoko and Ben’s Wedding

Naoko and Ben had their wedding at Haldon Belvedere near Exeter.  Many of their guests had come all the way from Japan to help them celebrate. Nao and I would [...]

Charlotte and Harry’s Wedding

Charlotte and Harry tied the knot in front of family and friends in their garden.  They sent me  a beautiful card: Just a quick message to say a huge thank [...]

Louise and Steve’s Wedding

Louise and Steve sent me this message of thanks for creating and performing their beautiful wedding ceremony overlooking Hay Tor on Dartmoor: When we first met Sarah, she was warm [...]

Laura and Adam’s Wedding

Laura and Adam sent me a beautiful message of thanks for creating and performing their wonderful wedding ceremony: “It was an absolute pleasure to have Sarah as part of our [...]

Jacob’s Naming Ceremony

It was a pleasure to celebrate Jacob's Naming Day with family and friends. His parents wrote to me afterwards: We were so pleased to have Sarah as the Celebrant for [...]

Testimonials from Families

I have been privileged to perform many funeral ceremonies for people over the years and here are a few testimonials from their family and friends: From the beginning to the [...]

Zoe and Ben’s Devon Wedding

I met Zoe and Ben at their venue a few months before their big day.  They decided to have a Registrar first before asking their guests to make their way [...]

Maggie’s Funeral

I received wonderful feedback from my friend Chris Dew recently.  I felt pleased and privileged to perform her mother's ceremony and I find it hard to believe that my relationship [...]

Beautiful Funeral Service

I visited the family's home to share a cup of tea, and they explained the photos on the mantlepiece and played his favourite CD's to me. They chose his favourite [...]

Thank you for Everything

I received this lovely message on my Facebook page recently after their mum's funeral: Sarah has been there for my family on two occasions now. She guided us and supported [...]

Celebrating His Life

So lovely to find this in my inbox today!  It was a pleasure to write and perform a ceremony for such a wonderful man. Just wanted to thank you so [...]

Grateful Feedback

I am always so moved when I receive wonderful feedback from families.  It makes a big difference to me as it confirms that I am offering them ceremonies that celebrate [...]

99 Years Old!

This amazing lady was 99 years old and the ceremony lasted an hour as all her family wanted me to share happy memories of their Mum, grandma and Great grandma. [...]

Afternoon Tea

It was a packed Crematorium for the service of a well loved and popular lady and we continued the celebration with Afternoon Tea at a hotel afterwards.  Memory tables were [...]

Torre Abbey Wedding

I received this email from Colin and Bonita after I performed their wedding ceremony at Torre Abbey in Torquay.  Even though it rained all day the couple glowed with love [...]

Simply the Best

Eva Cassidy's beautiful voice rang out at a recent funeral for a well loved local man.  His family chose Fields of Gold, Autumn Leaves and Somewhere over the Rainbow.  The [...]

Flowers and Pebbles

As they both loved their garden, they would bring back plants and pebbles back from their trips and he would place them in the garden for them to admire and [...]

Autumn Leaves

A windy wet day for the ceremony of a popular man took place in Exeter Crematorium.  If you have never heard Eva Cassidy sing Autumn Leaves please do so now. [...]

Lovely Service

I received a beautiful thank you card  and flowers from a family after I performed the funeral ceremony for their mother at Newton Abbot Burial Ground: Thank you so much [...]

Sharpham Burial

It was a cold, crisp sunny day late last year when we met at Sharpham House to celebrate the life of an amazing lady.   Her daughter read this heartfelt [...]

Respect and Affection

A small funeral on a hot day in September of a man in his 90s who had been one of the first to land in Normandy on D Day 6th [...]

Thank You Cards

I am so pleased when I receive Thank you Cards from families so I know that I have done even a small amount to ease their suffering. It is also [...]

Testimonial Letter

I received this lovely note from the family of a wonderful lady.  It is heartwarming that I can help families celebrate their loved ones lives and create a ceremony that […]

Gould Family Blessing

On a beautiful day in August I was excited to perform a Naming and Blessing ceremony for the Gould family near Exeter. It was even more special as the ceremony [...]

Celebration of Life Testimonials

I received this lovely note from the family of a wonderful lady. It is heartwarming that I can help families celebrate their loved ones lives and create a ceremony that [...]

Selena and Mark’s Woodland Wedding

Selena and Mark celebrated their wedding by the Oak Tree at Middle Coombe Farm near Tiverton. After the legal ceremony in the barn, a fiddler led the happy couple followed [...]

Funeral Feedback and Testimonials

I am always so pleased to receive feedback from ceremonies as it helps me to improve as a Celebrant and to offer families the perfect ceremony for them. I received [...]

Pip and Matt’s Wedding

I closed the ceremony with the Blessing: May the blessing of each of us be felt by you. Go now to walk the ways of the world together, and may [...]

Funeral Feedback and Testimonials

I have received such wonderful emails recently from funerals I have written and performed for families.  It has been especially difficult for them all throughout Lockdown. Thank you so much [...]

Heartfelt Ceremony and Testimonials

Heartfelt Ceremony Just thought I would drop you a line to say how amazing you were at my nieces wedding yesterday. You held us all in the palm of your [...]

Family Feedback and Testimonials

Families always give me insightful and excellent feedback after each funeral so that I can improve my service to them. Here are a few that I received recently. It has [...]

Funeral Ceremony

I created and performed a funeral ceremony for a wonderful family in November last year. The tribute was so full of humour and love that it warmed us all on [...]

Fern’s Naming Ceremony

On a wet windy day in Wembury, Devon, family and friends gathered together to celebrate naming a gorgeous little girl with a huge smile. The afternoon was full of laughter [...]

Funeral Wishes Testimonials

To make sure that your loved ones KNOW what you would like for your Funeral, I have designed a Funeral Wishes document to give to your Next of Kin. I [...]

Naomi and Graham’s Renewal of Vows

Renewal of Vows Testimonials From the moment we met Sarah from our prewedding meet up I knew she would be the right person to conduct our Wedding Vow Renewal. Being [...]

Lisa and Mark’s Beach Ceremony

On a warm sunny afternoon at Pentewan Sands, St Austell, Mark and Lisa celebrated their 10th Wedding Anniversary together. They were surrounded by their family and friends including three little [...]

That’s Life

The Kings Street Funeral Chapel was full with standing room only when the life of this lovely lady was celebrated. That’s Life – Frank Sinatra was played as a slide [...]

Sharon and Andy’s Renewal of Vows

Kitley House Hotel was the venue for a very special Renewal of Vows ceremony. I was honoured to be asked to conduct their ceremony and delighted to join in with [...]

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