Our ceremonies-naming & welcoming

Our ceremonies-naming & welcoming

Throughout time, the arrival of a new baby or a child has been a cause of great celebration. A time to welcome them to the family and to express our commitment to them and aspirations for the future. We believe it is important to make children feel loved and supported by their family, extended family […]

 Your Naming Ceremony-The words

Your Naming Ceremony-The words

  “There are lots of people who call you by your name. But there is only one person who can make it sound so damn special”   The birth or adoption of a new baby or child is one of the proudest moments for parents. Embracing a new life as part of a community and […]

 Your naming ceremony- the venue/location

Your naming ceremony- the venue/location

Having a naming or welcoming ceremony with Celebration Ceremonies means that you are free to choose where your ceremony is held. This might be at home or in the garden– after all it is the heart of your family. Or perhaps you want a larger venue, so ‘mums and dads’ can take a break from […]

 Your naming ceremony-the style

Your naming ceremony-the style

It’s your celebration so naturally we will write the ceremony to reflect your family and values, but whether you are looking for a formal occasion, something more relaxed or something that’s more magical, we make sure that it is a memorable occasion. Unlike a Register Office naming ceremony, you don’t have to compromise or fit […]

 Your ceremony- the symbolic gestures

Your ceremony- the symbolic gestures

In addition to the words you have the option to include symbolic actions to visually demonstrate the sentiment behind the words. Young children especially love to be part of the ceremony and actively participate in a sand ceremony or butterfly release, it can really bring the experience alive for them and help them to understand […]

 Your naming ceremony- the promises

Your naming ceremony- the promises

What could be more important than making your child feel special and supported in their life ahead? Making promises to them as parents and grandparents demonstrates your love and commitment to them as individuals and as part of an extended family network. The love and time of their parents is the most precious gift a […]

 Your naming ceremony- the supporting adults

Your naming ceremony- the supporting adults

Having a special someone that can be there for your child in an extended parental role offering guidance but without the authority, helps to provide security and reassurance. Knowing that they have a friendly face to turn to that won’t judge them but offer support and encouragment also gives you as parents an extra safety […]

 Max’s naming ceremony

Max’s naming ceremony

A naming ceremony is a great way to include your own children in your wedding ceremony or to welcome a new arrival into the family; have a read of Lindsey and Matt’s inspiring naming day to officially mark the arrival of their little ‘tea-drinking’ man into the family. Lindsey approached me to write and conduct […]

  • Max’s naming ceremony
  • Max’s naming ceremony
  • Max’s naming ceremony
  • Max’s naming ceremony
  • Max’s naming ceremony
  • Max’s naming ceremony
 Don’t take our word for it…

Don’t take our word for it…

“You added some lovely bits in that we would not have thought of and it was a real consultative approach. I was really pleased with the final script. The ceremony had just the right level of formal and relaxed delivery, it was clear you had really understood what we wanted for the day.” LINDSEY & […]

 What happens next?

What happens next?

To put your ceremony at the heart of your day make our Celebration Ceremonies your first port of call.  In doing so you’ll be able to take full advantage of personalising your whole day so it really is worth contacting us before you book the venue or set the style for your celebration. When you […]