Independent Celebrant? Registrar? Humanist? Officiant? It’s easy to get confused between the different terms, since they are all slightly different. So what is an independent celebrant and what do they do? Celebrants write and officiate ceremonies that celebrate the important moments in life. Independent Celebrants can provide personalised ceremonies for weddings, funerals and memorials, naming…

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More and more people these days are choosing celebrants to lead their wedding day festivities, and as a result, demand for celebrants is growing. With the laws on marriage about to change in favour of allowing celebrants to legally marry couples – something which they have thus far never been able to do – there…

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A celebrant has the power to make or break a ceremony, whether it be an upbeat, positive event such as a wedding or a naming ceremony, or a more sombre affair such as a funeral. But what exactly makes a good celebrant? What characteristics do you need to be a good celebrant? And what are…

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Wedding ceremony script

As celebrants, we sure do love to write ceremony scripts! It’s the best part of the job! There are several aspects to the job of celebrant that can be tricky to master, from mustering the bravery to stand up and speak in public to finding the right tone and formality with which to speak to…

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Becoming a celebrant is one of the most rewarding businesses you can do. Unsure how to go about it and what you need to become a celebrant? We’ve put together a simple guide to help you decide. Should I become a celebrant? If you like to write creatively, meet people, are good at public speaking,…

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