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Blether - SCOTTISH verb 1. talk in a long-winded way without making very much sense. ``Do you fancy a wee blether?``

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Yesterday, hundreds of people gathered in the beautiful Grand Hall at the Bushey Academy in Hertfordshire, where I and 29 of my student colleagues were ordained as Interfaith Ministers, and it was the most beautiful ceremony possible. This came at the end of a week-long......

Never mind free Quaichs or fancy scripts… say “Aye Do!” with Celebrant Lindy and get a free honorary Scottish name! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So one minute you could be John and Emma Cooper, and bam!… all of a sudden you’re Hamish and Maggie McTavish! Or you might......

Almost every couple I meet tell me they want to have (amongst other things) a “relaxed” ceremony. But how can you make sure this happens? The most important step is to choose a Celebrant who will give you exactly the type of ceremony you want. This means......

Just a few days ago I met with one of my 2018 Wedding couples for a catch up, and so that I could give them their “Aye Do!” gift pack, and at one point we were talking about the wedding and the bride said, “So......

On Sunday 6th May, Ailsa & Darius said “Aye Do!” in the stunning venue of the Edinburgh Caves, beneath the capital city of Scotland. It was (for once) a beautiful sunny day, and everybody came out in their best bib & tucker to join the......

Okay my lovely wee lads and lassies… after reading my last post ‘5 Tips on How to Choose Your Wedding Celebrant’ you should now have a shortlist of fabulous Celebrants, and are ready to go to the next step of making contact to find the......

On Saturday I conducted a gorgeous wedding ceremony at Glenbervie House, where we lit a memory candle as a way of remembering those people who couldn’t be there. And while this beautiful ritual is not something I’m unfamiliar with… this is the first time I’ve......

Putting together your Wedding ceremony can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What do you say? How do you choose your vows? At what point do you have a reading? Where does the Handfasting go?…. you get the point! Well, fear not! because......

When it comes to wedding rituals, just like a big sticky spoon of marmite, people seem to fall into one of two camps…. they either love them or hate them… and I definitely fall into the former category because I just LOVE them! Human beings......

A few days ago, I met with one of my 2017 Wedding couples for a catch up and to give them their “Aye Do!” Gift pack, and we started talking about their Wedding and the bride said, “So many of our guests have told us......

Your vows are clear statements of intention. They are promises you make to each other that will form the bedrock upon which your life together will be built. In essence they are your Mission Statement as a couple, and they will the most important words......

Finding a suitable Wedding venue can often be stressful and expensive! But if you are looking for a really unique Wedding Venue then this new crowdfunding initiative might be the way to go. The idea is to create a database of unusual, unique and special......

You don’t have to have a Poem or a Reading during your ceremony, but many couples choose to do so because the words can be very meaningful for them as a couple. The most important criteria for choosing a poem or reading is that it......

Below you will find different examples of Romantic vows and you are free to use these in their entirety or combine them with other words. Some couples choose to recite the same vows to each other and so each of the examples below would just......

Exchanging your wedding vows is the most important part of your whole ceremony, and as such should be taken very seriously… after all, you are making a promise before witnesses that you will love your new husband or wife forever. However, that doesn’t mean you......

I’ve just returned from 2 days exhibiting at the S.E.C.C. Wedding Show in Glasgow, Scotland. It was a great weekend, and I came away with 4 new bookings which means I have 4 beautiful weddings to conduct next year! When I was asking couples if......

A few days ago I was delivering some training in Banbury, and I got chatting with a guy at the B&B where I was staying. When he found out I was a celebrant, he started talking about his own wedding and about how terrified he......

A few days ago I asked on Facebook for suggestions of poems and readings for weddings, and I got lots of great suggestions. But this made me wonder what people’s favourite poems of all time are? Below is my choice. It’s said that a few......

This was the very first wedding I officiated! Helen and Andy were married in the beautiful Mabie Forest in Dumfries, Scotland. The bride and groom chose to have a handfasting as part of their wedding, and because they were becoming a blended family, it was......

W.H.Auden – Funeral Blues Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead Scribbling on the sky......

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Handfasting

Click here to find out more about the ancient ritual of Handfasting.

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Oathing Stone

Click here to discover more about the beautiful ritual of the Oathing Stone.

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Quaich

Click here to find out more about the very meaningful ritual of a Quaich Ceremony.

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Clootie Blessing

Click here to find out about the Clootie Tree, an 'Aye Do!`` original ritual

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More Rituals

Click here to find out more information on putting together your Ceremony Vows.

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Poems & Readings

Click here for a selection of readings that can be included in a Wedding Ceremony.

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Fees

Click here for information on our Ceremony fees.

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Celebrant Training

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Enquire

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  • Yesterday, hundreds of people gathered in the beautiful Grand Hall at the Bushey Academy in Hertfordshire, where I and 29 of my student colleagues were ordained as Interfaith Ministers, and it was the most beautiful ceremony possible. This came at th...

  • Never mind free Quaichs or fancy scripts… say “Aye Do!” with Celebrant Lindy and get a free honorary Scottish name! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So one minute you could be John and Emma Cooper, and bam!… all of a sudden you’re Hamish and M...

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