• What choices do I have for my wedding ceremony?

    To make the most of your wedding ceremony, it is important to understand the difference between the legal requirements for a wedding and the ceremonial aspects. Normally, both parts are done at the same time at a church (or other religious venue), a register office or “approved premises”. However, you are free to separate the two ... Read more
  • Paul & Ericha at Walton Park Hotel

    Best wishes to Paul and Ericha after their ceremony at Walton Park Hotel. Loads of lovely pics on Facebook already so it looks like your guests had a good time. Well done to Tilly for her very special poem reading — quite a daunting thing to do in front of a room full of people. ... Read more
  • 30 Ways to Use Hay Bales at Your Country Wedding

    “Hay bales have been a trend in rustic weddings from the very beginning, most likely due to the fact that they are widely available at most rustic venues! Read more…”   Read more
  • Off the shoulder wedding dress

    The off the shoulder thing is really nice, and maybe having a shoulder wrap like this could be like the wraps that go with saris? Read more
  • Informal flowers

    So nice to see informal arrangements becoming popular. They look like you just went into the garden and picked them fresh for the special day. Lots of enamel containers and watering cans, old glass bottles and jars. All very informal, with primroses, daffodils, scabious, fresias, daisies, old fashioned roses with papery petals in washed out lilacs ... Read more
  • Wayne and Sophie at Clevedon Hall

    Lovely sunny day for Wayne and Sophie’s wedding at Clevedon Hall.  Such a lovely ceremony with Sophie’s Grandpa giving her away.  He looked so proud and the bridesmaids shed a tear…. Lee Hatherall the photographer has put some amazing photos on his Facebook page, especially the ones in Clevedon Hall’s library and lovely grounds (full ... Read more
  • Nice review of North Somerset venues

    There is a good article on some of our lovely local wedding venues in this North Somerset Times article: 6 stunning wedding venues in North Somerset. It includes Aldwick Court Farm and Vineyard, Walton Castle, Leigh Court, Ashton Court Mansion, Clevedon Hall and Coombe Lodge. But, of course, if you use a professional celebrant for your ... Read more
  • Walton Park Wedding Fair

    Thanks again to Pat and Marie for finding me a space at the Walton Park Wedding Fair.  Had a chance to chat to loads of creative people there who work so hard to create the perfect wedding with their beautiful cakes and flowers, clothes and cars. A chance also to explain what a Wedding Celebrant ... Read more
  • The Walton Park Hotel, Clevedon

    Just did a wedding at the Walton Park Hotel where the bride and groom wrote their own ring vows. Not a dry eye in the house! And we always get a warm welcome from Pat, Marie and all the staff — tea and biscuits always appreciated! Walton Park Hotel Wellington Terrace Clevedon North Somerset BS21 7BL Tel: 0844 387 6194 Read more
  • Siona Stockel: Harpist

    Just did a lovely wedding at Clevedon Hall made extra special by Siona’s harp playing! She created a lovely atmosphere. Live music makes such a difference. For more information, please visit serenesounds.co.uk or call Siona direct on 07967 375245. Read more
  • Thanks from Rich and Tracey

    Rich and I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your part in making our Wedding day so perfect. The ceremony was just beautiful – everyone commented on it and said how honest and heartfelt it was, so thank you so much for that. Such a fantastic day and one we shall never forget. Our very ... Read more
  • Thanks from Becky & Justin

    Thank you for performing such a wonderful ceremony on our behalf on Saturday. Justin and I were thrilled to hear you could marry us, it just would not have been the same with anyone else. You made us and our guests very comfortable and the ceremony flowed beautifully. Your professionalism and wonderful personality shone throughout and we ... Read more
  • Clevedon Hall

    I have done several weddings at Clevedon Hall recently. The gardens are looking wonderful already and the new pavilion is coming along nicely. It is going to be a great venue for summer weddings. It will seat up to 90 people. Clevedon Hall Elton Road Clevedon North Somerset BS21 7RQ Tel: 01275 795895   Read more
  • Thanks from Anna & Sam

    We would just like to say thank you so much for everything you did for us you were the perfect piece to our big day. All your lovely advice on what to do and how the ceremony should flow was much appreciated. I would just like to thank you again for calming my nerves when I arrived, ... Read more