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Why Celebrants Are Increasing In Popularity

Before we cover the surging demand for celebrants and why they’re increasing in popularity, let’s discuss what a celebrant is and why they differ to traditional alternatives like a registrar or clergy member. Okay, so a celebrant is an individual who officiates at a ceremony. This can range from things like weddings and civil partnerships, to funerals and naming ceremonies. As you’re probably…

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What Is The Role Of A Funeral Celebrant?

In short, a funeral celebrant is a funeral officiant that officiates funeral services. Typically, they organise and conduct funerals, supporting the needs of bereaved families throughout every stage of the funeral process. The ultimate aim is to celebrate the life of the person who has died, remembering the impact that had on the people around them.  Funeral…

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Why Being A Celebrant Is So Rewarding

Simply put, being a celebrant is one of the most rewarding career paths you can pursue. Every single day of work is a celebration of love, commitment and life. Whether you’re conducting a ceremony, or putting in the hard work to prepare for one, there won’t be a day gone by where you don’t feel fulfilled and…

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5 Qualities Of A Wedding Celebrant

For most people, they will only choose a wedding celebrant once. This means you should understand and be very much on the same page when it comes to arranging and officiating the wedding. With the power of technology and the internet, there are now so many wedding celebrants available to couples. This means it’s important…

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How to get bookings as a Celebrant

So perhaps you’re thinking of training to be a Celebrant, are currently training or maybe you’ve passed the exams and finally received the paperwork which states you’re officially a certified Celebrant – Wahoo! Becoming a Celebrant is such an enriching career choice, you will love it! You might be thinking as part of your journey,…

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Everything you need to be a successful Celebrant

Natural talents and skills are great to have but in this business, nobody does it alone. Great training is the bedrock of any successful Celebrant business. Throughout your training journey and upon graduation you’ll most likely be toying with ideas for branding and how to stand out. The first thing you need to do is…

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Top 10 must have items to have in your Celebrant suitcase

When it comes to officiating ceremonies, you need to dress the part! Aside from looking the part, you need to play the part and for that, you’ll need a Celebrant suitcase packed with must-have items! We polled our Academy of Modern Celebrancy graduates and members of The Celebrant Directory to find out what they cannot…

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What does a Celebrant do?

Ever wondered what a celebrant does? It’s not all dress up (although that’s one of the perks!) Perhaps you are unsure how you’d run a celebrant business, meet with couples and families and actually officiate the ceremonies themselves? Intrigued as to how to get started as a celebrant too? In this blog, we will cover…

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Should I train as a Humanist Celebrant or an Independent Celebrant?

One of the biggest questions you will need to figure out ahead of your training is what type of Celebrant you’d like to be. There are many options but the most popular options are Humanist Celebrants and Independent Celebrants. Of course, there are many synergies between Humanist Celebrants and Independent Celebrants from the style of…

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How to be successful in the wedding celebrant industry

Ok, so you want to be part of one of the biggest industries in the UK? The wedding industry is worth a massive £14billion and growing year on year. It’s glitzy, it’s boho, it’s formal or it could be just barefoot on the beach, the wedding celebrant industry in particular has no ‘standard’ and that’s…

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