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The stunning garden of the family home going back 3 generations | July 2018
Bride and Groom:
“We just wanted to say what an amazing job you did with our wedding ceremony. It could not have been better and we had a lot of compliments on your calm manner, the content and the whole experience”.
The Bride’s Grandfather:
“I appreciated the dignity, reverence and totally unique ceremony which perfectly represented the happy couple”.
It was such a happy, happy celebration and I loved every minute of being with you and your lovely family and friends. x
The garden of their family home | July 2018
“Helen recently conducted a naming ceremony for our baby daughter. As non-religious parents, we wanted all the sense of ceremony and importance of a more traditional christening, but obviously without the religious messages. Helen delivered the most wonderful service in our garden on a sunny Saturday afternoon in late July. It was exactly what we were hoping it would be! Helen had met with us and spoken to us several times before the occasion in order to put together an order of service and ‘vibe’ we were happy with. The result was an incredibly personal, thoughtful, happy and beautiful service. We can’t thank Helen enough for all her hard work in planning the event to welcome our little girl into the world. It was such a special event, and all our friends and family commented on what a wonderful ceremony it was. In the few weeks we have known Helen in the time leading up to the service, her warmth and general loveliness made the whole process of planning very easy and enjoyable. The service itself felt like it was being delivered by one of our own family: that’s how skilled Helen is as a celebrant. We can’t speak highly enough of Helen, and we will be recommending her services to our friends and family for many years to come.
Thank you, Helen, for providing us with a beautiful service that we will cherish forever (at least until we book you for the next one”.
“I want to tell you about a wonderful day yesterday- my son is still emotional about it, as am I. The naming ceremony was conducted by the most AMAZING celebrant who completely made the day. What a lady. It was so emotional for us all. My sister cried all the way through and I had something in my eye making it water…not sure what it was!!! She even bought the sunshine......as I’ve heard she always does.
I will never forget this most uplifting celebration with your beautiful family. x
Manor House in Lindley | January 2019
We wanted to say thank you very much for conducting our wedding at the Manor House. From the moment we got engaged we knew we wanted a small personal wedding with our families. When we approached you to discuss this you listened to everything that was important to us and incorporated all these personal elements into a bespoke service. We were given the opportunity to review the service at each stage of writing and the ceremony folder was excellent in helping guide us through as well as offering us a selection of poem’s if we wanted to use them.
For us a celebrant was the perfect choice as we were able to have the time of our choice for the wedding with so much more flexibility.
Everything about our day was special and you played a large part.
We cannot speak more highly of your professionalism and would recommend the Elegant Celebrant to everyone.
Ali and Ian
It was an honour and a pleasure and thank you for Ian's added words:
Thank you so so much – you were totally WONDEFUL. We will never forget today. Your ceremony was the most beautiful thing ever. I had tears in my eyes. Thank you so much.
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Hi- my name is Helen and I have passion for words, poetry, prose, music and memory-making!
I have a sunny and cheerful personality which is infectious and engaging for both the couple/family with whom I work and their chosen gathering.
I love my work as a professionally-trained Independent Wedding and Family Celebrant, sharing the most personal and individual stories of love, life and celebration.
What a privilege and joy!
As a trained music teacher, I have had invaluable experience co-ordinating performances and presentations for an audience which naturally translates into writing and presenting ceremonies for gatherings of family and friends, be they small and intimate or large and lavish!
My love for singing and music means that I can lead your congregation with confidence and enthusiasm which, I find, really enhances the mood and atmosphere of my ceremonies into truly joy-filled occasions as everyone feels comfortable, at ease and in "safe hands" .
I am always delighted to have an informal chat with you and very much hope to be "at your service"! x