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Wiltshire-based celebrant Maxine Ward gives new year tips
Newly engaged couples considering a celebrant-led wedding should check out Wiltshire-based independent celebrant Maxine Ward who creates beautiful bespoke ceremonies and will travel to any venue nationwide. We catch up with her to chat about the benefits of booking a celebrant. She tells us, "By picking a celebrant, you can create a personalised ceremony that can be held in almost any venue of your choice either before, or after, a legal ceremony is held at a registry office. You're not restricted to a licensed venue meaning that you can opt for a traditional setting or something more alternative like a beach or garden and you can host it any time of the day or night.
Your loved ones, and pets, can be a part of your ceremony and you can include elements from different cultures and heritages. You choose the words and can include your commitment to one another creating a life-long promise.
Posted: 20 January 2022
Neil Dutta at Angelic Diamonds, a UK wedding jewellery specialist, explores why humanist weddings have seen an increase in popularity in recent years. With official guidance looking to change in the not too distant future, giving celebrants more legal power to actually marry couples - removing the need for a pre- or post-blessing registry office date - here at County Wedding Magazine HQ we think this is a trend that will continue to soar.
Posted: 5 November 2021