While the Registrar is required to hold a legal marriage, to complete the paperwork and issue your Certificate, there is no reason you would choose a ceremony with a Registrar if you knew you could work with a Celebrant. Really - absolutely nobody wants an inpersonal, rushed and purely legal service. They are all the same and the Registrar will probably never have spoken with the couple before the ceremony. They're out-dated, non-inclusive and a key reason why wedding reform is so over-due.
Celebrants can create bespoke wedding ceremonies for those who want to make a commitment to each other in their own way. Some may choose to also have a marriage, which can be conducted by a local Registrar or by a minister at their place of worship. Others do not want to marry or have the legal aspects of marriage in this country as part of their commitment. Either way, having a celebrant wedding ceremony allows them to feel they are honouring their personal beliefs and each other.
As a Wedding Celebrant, you want everyone to cry, laugh and perhaps cheer, during the vows. That moment in the ceremony where the people they are all there to celebrate, declare their love for each other. With promises for the way they will honour and support each other for the rest of their lives. Helping […]