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I love being a celebrant!

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I love meeting people, hearing their stories, and finding the most meaningful and magical ways to celebrate the really important moments in their lives. ​I started conducting ceremonies for others in 1999, and have served hundreds of families since  becoming a full time celebrant. In 2012 I left my previous work in adult education and community outreach for the University of Sussex, and completed professional training with the UK College of Celebrancy.​ My qualifications include an MA in Creative Writing, Arts & Education, and I’m a member of the Fellowship of Professional Celebrants, the principal organisation which provides training and professional support to independent celebrants in the UK.

I'm deeply inspired by the natural world - to be honest I’m a bit of a tree-hugger. I’ve always been curious about different spiritual traditions, and have found my own path in nature-based practices. In 2000 I joined the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids and in 2015 I was asked to develop and lead the order's training courses for celebrants - find out more on my training page

As a celebrant, I take the lead from you: if you want a down-to-earth humanist type of ceremony, that’s what you’ll get; and if you’re looking for an authentic nature-inspired ceremony, I have a wealth of experience to offer. I'm passionate about my work and for me, it's all about making your ceremony perfect for you!

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