Hengrave Hall Suffolk

Hengrave Hall, your beautiful luxury wedding venue in Suffolk On a breezy March day I visited historic Hengrave Hall in Suffolk, a beautiful destination wedding venue. I was meeting the gorgeous couple whose wedding ceremony I would be officiating later in the year. The Spring sunshine peeped through the clouds illuminating the majestic views. The…

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MY ROLE AS A CELEBRANT – IT’S JOYFUL!

Susan McGregor Celebrant from Suffolk in ceremony dress looks straight to camera

Why did I choose the role of a celebrant as my new career? At my son and son-in-law’s wedding in 2021, led by their good friend in the celebrant role, I realised just how special it was to have a fully personalised ceremony for such a precious occasion.  It was a joyous ceremony!  Ultimately, the…

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Book a celebrant!

A beautiful summer garden wedding in the Suffolk countryside

Booking a celebrant will make sure you can have your wedding day wherever you choose! Even in your beautiful back garden! Did you know? There’s no need to have a registrar at your ceremony – whether you’re at a licensed venue or not!  Book a celebrant instead! You’ll get the ceremony you want! Together you’ll…

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Wedding Speeches – 5 tips to make them great!

A treasured guest reading a hilarious poem for the bride and groom in their celebrant-led wedding ceremony

Step 1. Great wedding speeches begin with great planning! Start by thinking about your friend or family member and write down (or talk into your phone’s recording device) everything you can think of to describe them and what they mean to you. You might have some lovely memories that you could share – how you…

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Wedding Speeches: make sure YOURS are unforgettable!

Great wedding speeches add so much to your amazing wedding day. They are remembered for a long time afterwards too! You know what I mean, don’t you? The speeches that are pitched just right and have the whole room rocking. The proud dad, with his beautiful words, who has us weeping into our champagne. The…

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A Celebrant-led wedding will ensure you have choices!

‘Is this all I can have?’ No! Make sure you know what choices are available to you for your wedding ceremony. ‘Is this all I can have?’ These are not the words you want to hear from a bride who is looking for a beautifully crafted ceremony on her wedding day! This bride, like many…

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Your wedding celebrant. What should you expect?

❤️ Firstly, decide if you want to have a registrar or an independent wedding celebrant to officiate your wedding. A registrar will perform your legal marriage but this can be done entirely separately from your wedding day. Instead, marry quietly and with just two witnesses at your local registry office on the day of your…

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