Symbolic rituals

Symbolic rituals like the candle ceremony or hand-fasting ritual can really add a unique and personal element to your ceremony. Find out about the most popular types of rituals here. Or be inspired to create your own.

Honey ritual

Everything you need to know about the honey ritual

As well as saying lovely words to your love bunny during your ceremony through your vows, some couples like to include a symbolic act, other than exchanging rings, to signify their commitment to each other in another special way. There are so many symbolic rituals that you can do during your ceremony, from traditional to […] Read more…

Jumping of the broom

Everything you need to know about Jumping the broom

Not only do I love the way that including symbolic rituals in your ceremony allow you to personalise your ceremony, but I also love the significance and history around rituals. And the jumping of the broom ritual is one of those rituals that is not only full of history but also full of meaning and significance, […] Read more…

A sand ritual

Everything you need to know about the sand ceremony

The sand ritual is such a versatile and easy ritual to include in your ceremony and because it’s full of symbolism, you won’t be able to help feeling all loved up and unified when the time comes to blend your sands. And whether your having a beach ceremony or not, a sand ceremony can be a great […] Read more…

Everything you need to know about the wine ceremony

The wine ceremony or ‘cup of love’ as it is sometimes called, is a fab way to include something symbolic and romantic in your ceremony, especially if you are a big wine freak, like me! But apart from getting to have a little tipple during your ceremony (yippee!) there is actually some really cool symbolism […] Read more…

A handy guide to hand-fasting rituals

Hand-fastings have got to be for me, one of my favourite types of symbolic ritual. And that’s not easy for me to say, because I love EVERY ritual on the block. Not only is there something so natural and so organic about holding hands but there is also something very deeply romantic and spiritual about it […] Read more…

Sand ceremony on the beach

The top wedding ceremony rituals revealed

I don’t like the words ‘symbolic ritual,’ very much. They sound like they’ve come straight out of the Twilight books. Bit too witchcrafty for my liking and sometimes I worry that it gives couples the wrong impression of what they are. Maybe, its time to think of a new phrase, but until then let me explain […] Read more…

memory box ritual

Ten fab things to put in your wedding memory box

The wedding memory box ritual is quickly becoming a popular way to personalise your wedding ceremony. I first had a couple include it in a ceremony a few years ago and I thought it was wonderful. Especially, as their box had been hand-made and decorated for them by the bride’s granddad, making it even more symbolic. […] Read more…