Archive for December 2016

Celebrant or Humanist?

What are the differences between a Celebrant and a Humanist? The obvious difference is at the end of a ceremony conducted by a Humanist, you will be legally married; however, there are other things to consider before deciding. Using a Celebrant for your wedding gives you the freedom of your imagination when planning your special day. …

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Handfast / Handfasting

Handfast/Handfasting So what exactly is Handfast or Handfasting and what are its origins? In reality the origins are probably lost in time; however, this ancient Celtic custom has been around for many thousands of years. Its origin was that of ‘Striking a bargain by the joining of hands’. The etymology of the word suggests it…

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