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Everything’s Coming Up Weddings

I’ve made it no secret that I love an outdoor wedding, but an outdoor wedding at home in the family garden is about the very best.  Especially if that garden is the pride and joy of one of the couples’ parents.  A wedding really does provide a reason for them to go that extra mile, indulge their passion and use all the fruits of their labour to decorate a marquee, create a beautiful home-grown bouquet and of course a backdrop for a ceremony.

Fanfare Favourites – September

Fanfare Favourites – August

So as summer draws to a close and autumn is beckoning as a part of our new regular Fanfare Favourites blog I thought I’d focus on some sunny elements.

The rock n roll wedding of Rachael and Jeremy, with hand fasting and jumping the broom. Images by Jamie Denny. Venue Streamcombe Farm

The Rise of Festival Weddings

I recently shared a post on Facebook about a couple who met at Glastonbury who then had their wedding ceremony there this year. What a brilliant idea and of course a celebrant-led ceremony could be held at any festival that you particularly love because no license is required.

Jess and Jess. Outdoor wedding at Streamcombe Farm. Celebrant wedding photographed by Vaughan-Stephens Photography

The Legal Bit – Before, During or After?

Consider this: Do you have a ceremony when you register a baby’s birth? No. Do you have a ceremony when you register a death? No. Funerals, christenings or naming ceremonies are NOT legal ceremonies. The same applies to wedding ceremonies.

Charlotte & Chris’ Wedding at the Bride’s Family Home

At the end of July last year, I was lucky enough to conduct a wedding ceremony for Charlotte and Chris in Sidbury in East Devon, an area of outstanding natural beauty.  Her parents’ farm looks straight down the Sid Valley to the sea and that was the chosen venue for their wedding.

All Talk No Action – Script Only Services

Are you thinking of getting married in a faraway exotic location but don’t want to use the venue’s prescriptive script?    Or perhaps you have a friend or family member you would love to present your wedding ceremony here at home but don’t want to give them the added pressure of writing the script?  In either of these situations you may be interested to hear that I offer a script only service.

The wedding of Helen and Troy. As photographed by Nova Wedding Photography. At Rockbeare Manor

The Father of the Bride Moment

Wedding Arches Insiration