Readings & Music

All you need to know about readings and music for your ceremony. Whether to even have readings, and if so what to have and why! And ceremony music is so important too. But how do you know what to have and when to play it? Well, the good news is, you can find all of that out, right here!

Laura and Andy - Game of Thrones Inspired wedding

Love is… by Adrian Henri

There are no rules about having readings during your wedding ceremony. You either have them or you don’t. It’s that simple. For the have-ers out there, if you’ve chosen to have a reading or two during your ceremony and you haven’t found the right one yet, then maybe this might be the reading for you. […] Read more…

Albert Pamies

Marriage is not beautiful

Do you know what? I get to meet the most awesome couples as a wedding celebrant. Couples who totally inspire me and say and do things during their ceremonies which are incredibly moving, thoughtful and unique to them. I love it. I love having these couples as a constant source of creativity and inspiration. One […] Read more…

Wedding readings photo by Eloy Muñoz

Five of the best realistic wedding readings

I have definitely noticed in the last few years a real shift in the types of readings that couples choose for their ceremony. More and more couples are now looking to have wedding readings which reflect real-life and the day-to-day of being married, the ups and downs, the annoyances and the little things that we love and […] Read more…

Ronda wedding

I wanna be yours by John Cooper Clarke

Considering I’ve been a wedding celebrant for eight years, you would think I’d probably heard every wedding reading there is to hear. But as I’m learning, I’ve not! And I’m glad about that too. There’s nothing nicer than hearing a reading that I’ve never heard before, as with this beauty ‘I wanna be yours,’ by […] Read more…

Wedding Ceremony Music; live versus recorded

Music for wedding ceremonies is a pretty big deal, more than anyone ever realises it is. Not only does what you choose shape and set the tone for the rest of the day but the songs you choose also should reflect a little of your personality or be something that is special to you, or […] Read more…

Genuine love and loveliness doesn't need to compete with commercial love

He’s not perfect by Bob Marley

I hear a lot of wedding readings. A LOT. Sometimes, in just one wedding alone I can hear three readings! I also hear a lot of the same readings, but do you know what? I don’t mind one bit, because I honestly believe that if a reading resonates with you, then you should have it […] Read more…

Amazing love quotes for wedding ceremonies

You’ve got to love a love quote, right? Sometimes words said by someone else sum up every fibre of your being and all the emotions that you have swimming around inside of you. They can inspire you, engage you, animate you and just simply put a smile on your face and squeeze on your heart. Read more…

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