Frequently Asked Questions

Can we hold our ceremony anywhere?

Yes. It can be at any venue of your choice. This could be a hotel, your garden, your local village hall, a marquee, the beach or any venue that is meaningful to you.  The venue does not need to be licensed for weddings.

Do we need to be legally married before our ceremony?

Yes, this can be done at any time prior to your ceremony. Couples often choose to do the legal side of things quietly and informally and save the dressing up for the wedding ceremony.

Can we have religious content in our ceremony?

Yes, as much or as little as you wish. Of course if you would like to have a non religious ceremony then that is fine too.

Can we write our own vows?

 

Yes. These can then be woven into your personalised script.

Are you willing to travel to perform our ceremony?

Absolutely, near or far. The cost of the ceremony includes my travel up to a 30 mile radius of Beccles although extra travel fees may apply outside of this area. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Does a Commitment ceremony have any legal implications ?

 

No. You are simply making promises to one another without the legal implications. A Commitment ceremony is a symbolic ceremony, rather than a legal ceremony. 

 

 

Can we hold our ceremony anywhere ? 

 

Yes. A hotel, a marquee, a village hall, your home or garden.

The venue does not need to be licensed for weddings.

 

Can we write our own commitment vows ? 

Yes. These can then be woven into your personalised script.

 

 

Can we have religious content in our ceremony ?

 

Yes, as much or as little as you wish. Of course if you would like to have a non religious  ceremony then that is also fine.

 

 

Are you willing to travel to perform our ceremony ? 

 

Absolutely, near or far. The cost of the ceremony includes my travel up to a 30 mile radius of Beccles although extra travel fees may apply outside of this area. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is a renewal of vows Ceremony a legal ceremony?

No. It is purely a way for a couple of any gender to declare their on going love for one another 

 

Can we hold our Ceremony anywhere ? 

Absolutely, it can be at any venue of your choice. This could be a hotel, your garden, your local village hall, a marquee, the beach, 

The venue does not need to be licensed for weddings.

 

 

Can we write our own vows ? 

 

Yes. These can then be woven into your personalised script.

 

Can we have religious content in our ceremony ?

 

Yes, as much or as little as you wish. Of course if you wish to have a non religious  ceremony then that is also fine.

Are you willing to travel to perform our ceremony ? 

 

Absolutely, near or far. The cost of the ceremony includes my travel up to a 30 mile radius of Beccles although extra travel fees may apply outside of this area. 

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we hold our naming ceremony anywhere ? 

 

Yes, anywhere that would feel appropriate for you and your family. Your own home or garden, a hotel or a venue of your choice. 

 

 

Can we have religious content in our ceremony ? 

 

Yes. You can have religious references, readings and hymns if you wish. You can also have a non religious ceremony. 

 

 

Can we still have 'godparents' even if we have a non religious ceremony ? 

Yes. These are often known as 'supporting adults' and can make promises to the child as part of the ceremony.

 

 

Can we involve our other children or step children in the ceremony ? 

Yes. It is lovely for brothers and sisters to be involved. Maybe the lighting of a unity candle or the performing of a sand ceremony or the reading of a poem. 

Can we write parts of the ceremony ourselves ? 

 

Yes. These can then be woven into your personalised script

Are you willing to travel to perform our ceremony ? 

 

Absolutely, near or far. The cost of the ceremony includes my travel up to a 30 mile radius of Beccles although extra travel fees may apply outside of this area. 

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