all about... me!

It is important that you choose a celebrant you click with, and who feels like a friend.

That's why we will always chat in person or on zoom before you book. I'm not for everyone!

But if you want someone who is a bit extra, has some out-there ideas, and loves creating ceremonies where everyone has a fabulous time... I might just be the one for you.

In a nutshell

Things I love:

Dogs (especially spaniels); houseplants;

statement trouser suits; roller skating (badly);

yoga; Taylor Swift; finding, IDing wild mushrooms and fungi;

bird-spotting; margarita cocktails;

gigs & live music (especially indie, rock and punk);

dressing gowns; reading; crocheting; 70s aesthetics;

Schitt's Creek, The Good Place, Brooklyn 99, Grey's Anatomy,

The Office (UK only!);

the colour orange; weddings; LOVE!​

Things I definitely don't love:

The Tory party; mushy peas; Donald Trump;

grey trouser suits (registrar style); being cold;

boring wedding ceremonies. 

Teacher-turned-celebrant

I have a degree in English Language and Linguistics from the University of Sheffield, and for around 10 years I taught English in Secondary schools

(I know, I know, I need a medal!)

I found myself increasingly disillusioned with the current UK education system - and of course the never-ending marking and planning - so I decided to start a career doing something lovely instead!

I've discovered that SO MANY of my English teaching skills are useful for developing and delivering ceremonies. My knowledge of literature means I can recommend readings or poetry for your occasion, if that’s your kind of thing.

I am obviously totally comfortable speaking in front of groups of people: if I can manage a class of 30 unruly teenagers then your wonderful congregation of

loving friends and family will be a doddle!

And I also know great techniques for writing, tailoring and structuring the content of your celebration to ensure that you and your guests have a

memorable and totally personalised ceremony.

I trained with Humanists UK in 2020,

and it is the best decision I've ever made!

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