After the wedding: details… details…

After the wedding: details… details…

On the day of the wedding you will sign 3 documents, as you know by now! You also need two witnesses over the age of 18 to sign these. By the way the bride will sign in the name she has been using, or the name on her birth certificate. The signature should be...
The Rehearsal

The Rehearsal

Ages ago before I became a marriage celebrant I heard about a couple who had rehearsed their marriage ceremony. Rehearsed? I thought to myself. What? Why? Why would you have to rehearse this special moment? Wouldn’t rehearsing fundamentally flaw it? Ruin the very...
Proceedings on the Day

Proceedings on the Day

There are no hard and fast rules as to how you should organise the official part of your wedding – the Civil Ceremony was conceived so that you, the couple, could design proceedings to reflect your individual style, beliefs, culture and personality. The ceremony...
Legally wed !

Legally wed !

Although you are married the minute you have exchanged the legal vows (and I love that moment of transition as only we 3 know it’s happened), it is tradition to hold off announcing your marriage until after the rings are exchanged. Once this has happened I can turn to...