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- Master of ceremonies
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- Funeral celebrant
- Baby naming ceremonies
- Civil partnerships
- Vow renewals
- Celebrant Service
Frequently asked questions
Why do I need a toastmaster?
The quick answer is NO you don't need an MC & Toastmaster, just like you don't need flowers or table centres But a Toastmaster will remove the stress, coordinate and enhance your day to make it special and add colour the red coat gives a point of contact to liaise with the venue and your guests Good weddings don't just happen, they are planned, conducted and to run smoothly and your Toastmaster will do all of this as well as do all the announcing, cake cutting ceremony indeed everything through to your first married dance
What’s the difference between a celebrant and a registrar?
A trained wedding celebrant will meet with you and plan your ceremony, inviting you to write your own vows if you want, content like readings, anything you want, also offer extra special features like an added commitment ceremony part like a beautiful worded Handfasting that will help to make the ceremony of your dreams and a day to be remembered for all the right reasons, this can happen anywhere you want indoors, outside in the middle of the woods or even your back garden, there really are no rules
What’s the difference between a celebrant ceremony and humanist ceremony?
A celebrant ceremony is all about you and what you want as content, mixed cultures, beliefs, and anything from traditional to ancient, or a combination, we will talk and find out and write and perform the ceremony you want
Will you write the service for me?
Yes we will talk and together write the ceremony that you want, it is your day, your ceremony, your way
Can we write our own ceremony or vows?
yes the best vows come from your heart, if you choose not to, of course I will write them for you. With many years experience and conducted hundreds of ceremonies, I would talk you through and help with content to create your dream ceremony
Is there anything that has to be included in a service?
No a Celebrant lead ceremony really has no rules, it is your ceremony your way
Do you cater for LGBTQ+ weddings?
Yes no problem, everything I have said above is just the same
Do you cater for multi-faith weddings?
Yes again no problem, again everything I have said is the same, and we talk about what you want to include from the faith to make it special to your both
Do you need to meet us before the wedding day?
Yes that is very important you must trust me and get to know me and me to know you both, and of course talk and plan the content of your ceremony
What do your prices start at?
Prices are on my website they may vary due to travel only and if I am doing a package for you on the day of both your MC & Toastmaster and writing and performing your ceremony, but in most cases the basic fee will apply
How far in advance should I book you?
As far in advance as possible please, I only take a small holding fee with any balance not due till 7 days before your big day
About Trevor English Toastmaster/ Celebrant
Member of the Executive Guild of Toastmasters & Town Criers. An Independent Celebrant member of Fellowship of Independent Celebrants.
Professional Toastmaster & Master of Ceremonies.
What does a Master of Ceremonies / Toastmaster or Independent Celebrant bring to an event?
Events both formal or informal are occasions of great and enormous pressure, there is only one chance to get it right.
The duties of a professional Master of Ceremonies and Toastmaster include:
Receive the quest upon arrival at chosen venue announce arrival of the bride.
Assist the photographer in forming the various group photographs.
Organise the receiving line and introduce the guest to the hosts.
Ensure guest are seated at the appropriate time for the meal.
Say grace or alternatively introduce the guest who is to perform this duty.
Announce the cutting of the celebration / wedding cake.
Introduce the formal speakers and assist with any presentations.
As Independent Celebrant I will create a unique ceremony personal to you with no restrictions on where and when to include anything from Full handfasting to a simple civil ceremony to reflect your individual needs with as much religious content as you want or none at all.
There are many events that I can enhance with professionalism and tailor to your requirements, with a high standard of attention to detail.
Weddings, Handfasting, Vow Renewals, Civil Partnerships
Wedding Receptions- Ladies Festival- Award Ceremonies- Corporate Events- Products Launches- Charity Events - Available all over Hampshire the South of England UK & abroad.