The traditional church wedding is in danger of dying out, according to official figures out at the beginning of this week.
Fewer than one in four couples now choose a traditional ceremony. There were just over 54,000 church weddings last year compared with 184,000 in 1987.
The number of weddings celebrated in places such as hotels, stately homes and even football grounds has surged.
Choosing an independent Celebrant gives you the freedom to move away from the the traditional restrictions of some services. I can help you plan and then deliver a ceremony that is the most appropriate, unique and the most meaningful for you and your loved ones.