Swansea Celebrant shortlisted for Welsh Wedding award

Swansea Celebrant shortlisted for Welsh Wedding award

on Feb 10, 2022

Swansea’s celebrant, Janine Hailey has been shortlisted for ‘Celebrant of the Year’ at this year’s Welsh Wedding Awards. Back for its fifth year, the awards recognise the best in the wedding industry. Photographers, make-up artists, venues and celebrants from all over Wales are nominated by the public. Janine Hailey of Unique Life Ceremonies is a Swansea-based...

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An alternative to Christenings

An alternative to Christenings

on Jan 17, 2022

An alternative to Christenings… A naming ceremony is a perfect way to introduce, and to celebrate, the newest addition to your family whether through birth, fostering, adoption, or the welcoming of new step children. A naming ceremony is a very special way to show your union as a family, and the love and commitment you have for each other. Traditionally babies...

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Handfasting Ceremony – a modern take on an ancient tradition

Handfasting Ceremony – a modern take on an ancient tradition

on Dec 12, 2021

Handfasting is a beautiful alternative to the traditional wedding ceremony. The popularity of handfasting ceremonies are on the rise. Celtic in origin, handfasting has been practised for centuries as a way of marking the union of two people. What is Handfasting? The word handfasting comes from the Old English word handfæstung, which means “to strike a bargain...

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How to make your Wedding Ceremony truly unique

How to make your Wedding Ceremony truly unique

on Nov 16, 2021

When it comes to planning your wedding day, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by all of the different factors that go into making it truly memorable. Most of us have one main goal in mind: to make sure that it is truly flawless. After all, this is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion, and we want nothing less than perfection on our big day. Of course, achieving this kind...

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Why you should choose a celebrant

Why you should choose a celebrant

on Oct 16, 2021

When it comes to your wedding day, you want to make sure that you choose your words carefully and experience a ceremony that is truly special and meaningful. That’s where celebrants come in. Why choose a celebrant? Celebrants are specially trained to provide a wide range of ceremonies for all kinds of couples, from those who desire something more traditional...

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Celebrate your wedding… again!

Celebrate your wedding… again!

on Sep 10, 2021

Celebrate your Wedding… again! Some couples ask about a Renewal of Vows Ceremony when they want to rekindle their relationship after a separation or stormy patch. Or, perhaps a Renewal of Vows Ceremony seems right after, or even during a time of serious illness – to recall the promises made about marrying ‘in sickness and in health’. Maybe you didn’t have the...

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Celebrate your wedding… again!

Why should you renew your wedding vows?

on Jul 16, 2021

Love is a beautiful thing. It can bring joy, meaning and contentment into our lives. Those who are fortunate enough to experience true love know that it brings out the best in them and their partners, they are stronger and better together. Why renew your wedding vows? Whilst a wedding celebrates the unity of the couple, a renewal of vows is an opportunity to...

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Choosing a venue for your wedding ceremony

Choosing a venue for your wedding ceremony

on Jun 16, 2021

When it comes to choosing the perfect wedding venue, there are endless possibilities. There are lots of great options out there to choose from. Some couples prefer the security and familiarity of a traditional wedding venue, like an old castle or stately home. Others might want a more modern and urban feel, perhaps at an upscale restaurant or a chic hotel. You can...

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The Celebrant Industry Awards 2021 – voting open!

The Celebrant Industry Awards 2021 – voting open!

on May 19, 2021

I’m up for an award! (three actually, wow!) The Celebrant Industry Awards 2021 are on the search for celebrants who have conducted an enjoyable, memorable ceremony. Awards are based on nominations, so I am honoured to be nominated for three awards. Following voting week, the top five celebrants from each category will be chosen to go through to the third stage...

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The Celebrant Industry Awards 2021 – voting open!

Official Nominee – Best Client Service 2021

on May 7, 2021

Very humbled to be nominated again for an award at The Celebrant Industry Awards 2021 This one is for Best Client Service 2021 If you wish to offer me more support, find out more about this award here: www.thecelebrantdirectory.com/awards The Global Celebrant Industry Awards 2021 are designed to recognise those delivering excellence within the celebrant industry...

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