What is a Celebrant?

What is a Celebrant?

Read how a Celebrant will turn an average wedding ceremony into something personal offering choice to couples. Introducing Amanda-Louise Knight specialist celebrant and what she offers as she steps outside the box in creating unique celebrations.

What the purpose of a Celebrant?

The name hints to it! Its about celebrations! Available for every life's moments that you want to celebrate, a Celebrant can write and design a ceremony that's unique to you. Whether you want a traditional or modern contemporary format, one that includes religion(s) or none at all, a celebrant will ensure its all about you. Thats why celebrants' marketing tool is no more boring or pre-written civil ceremonies that has been heard or seen before.

What does it take to be a Celebrant and Are They Right For Me?

Every celebrant will work independently. Some will have invested in training with celebrant organisations, some wont preferring to use their life experiences. Some will specialise in more spiritual ceremonies, others modern, some prefer outdoor weddings and so on. They will differ just as individuals differ.

So ask them questions

whats their style, whats the favourite element of the ceremony do they like doing, whats the least favourite, how many ceremonies have they conducted, what training have they had, why are they a celebrant for example

When choosing a Celebrant, make sure you have rapport with them; after all they are going to represent you telling your story.

Your story is worth celebrating big time, so ensure a Celebrant is just as excited about your celebration as you are!

Why Choose Amanda-Louise Knight Celebrant for Your Wedding?

Amanda-Louise Knight Celebrant at Highcliffe Castle

Are you looking for a luxury qualified celebrant who is experienced, award winning and nominated who is a specialist in the weddings and event industry? Someone who is a creative writer and public speaker for over 30 years with 5 star reviews? Someone who has lots of personality, is approachable, and able to provide a seamless wedding planning journey? Then Amanda-Louise is the right choice! Based in Somerset covering South West and UK, she is regarded as a friendly, experienced high quality celebrant and has guests saying "thats was so them".

Together with her engaged clients, they celebrate together with fun and the right balance of sentiment wrapped up with their love story, their hopes and dreams for the future, and why they want to spend the rest of their days together.

Bride enjoying the ceremony conducted by Amanda-Louise Knight - the smile says it all!

Renowed for traditional or modern contemporary wedding ceremonies, she will offer her experience of a variety of elements into the wedding service. From content about marriage, exchanging rings, the kiss, readings, she will write about your love story, personal vows, provide a ceremonial certificate for you and witnesses to sign, provide a rehearsal to ease nerves and focus on stage management aspects (great for your photos) and discusses with her clients a variety of unseen ways to make a ceremony extra special.

Trained by the BBC, International College of Professional Celebrants, and Celebrant Circle is well qualified in her field.

Proving more value to her clients, Amanda-Louise is not just a Celebrant. She is an Independent Wedding Planner, hires decor, provides event staffing and owns Somerset Wedding Dog Chaperone Service, so offers a reputable full time business.

Is Amanda-Louise Knight Celebrant Experienced at Multi Cultural Weddings?

Yes! She has weaved in many heritages from Indian, Kurdish, Greek, Scottish, Irish, Italian and British couples. She has incorporated prayers from Catholic, Church of England, and extracts from the Quarn in her celebrant ceremonies as well as rituals and international traditions. She has worked alongside Imams with her focusing on the blessing offerings to guests.

Amanda-Louise Knight Multi Cultural Wedding Celebrant with couple from India and Turkey

Amanda-Louise Knight conducts country spiritual wedding in Somerset
Amanda-Louise Knight created surprise marriage proposal for couple
Amanda-Louise Knight Celebrant includes Greek traditions of honey and walnut into wedding ceremony

Is Amanda-Louise Knight Celebrant Experienced at LBTQ+ Weddings?

Yes! Her approach to all weddings is to be interesting and fun going above and beyond to get the design what her couples want, taking time to get to know them. She is also a member of TransFriendly welcoming transgender and on-binary clients.

Amanda-Louise Knight Wedding Celebrant with same sex couple and mother in Somerset

What Have Couples Said About Celebrant Amanda-Louise Knight?

Shakira Samsuri (Ramonaxflowers)

5 Star Review on Google

My husband and I knew we wanted to get married but honestly had no clue where to start! I'm not local so I didn't really have an idea of how wedding here should be and we thought of just having a small intimate wedding with family at my husbands parents house. We found Amanda-Louise as we wanted a celebrant to conduct our ceremony, and when we met up with her over a cup of tea, we realised how many things we overlooked and how we were way over our heads! She helped us find our dream venue, I'm sure put in countless hours behind the scenes making it as beautiful as it was on our wedding day! As for our ceremony, I couldn't praise Amanda-Louise highly enough - it was everything I hoped it would be. It was personal, touching, beautiful. A day we will remember forever ❤ Honestly recommend Amanda to everyone, won't be disappointed.

Couple from Malaysia and UK with Amanda-Louise Knight Celebrant and Wedding Planner

What Have Wedding Professionals Said About Celebrant Amanda-Louise Knight?

Ben Braybrooke Photographer

 5 Star Review on Goggle

I was a photographer at a beautifully led wedding ceremony by Amanda in Dorset back in October. She was an absolute pleasure to work with, making it very easy for me to get the images I needed to make sure my clients were very happy! Amanda allowed me to get in close to get those intimate shots and unique angles. She also gave me a very good briefing as I was hired at last minute and it was far from a traditional wedding ceremony! I would highly recommend Amanda as a wedding celebrant if you are looking for someone professional, caring and will make your ceremony very rememberable :).

Amanda-Louise Knight working alongside professional photographer and videographer from Dorset
So contact Amanda-Louise today to discover your non-boring celebration of a lifetime is waiting for you
Written by
Amanda-Louise Knight

Amanda-Louise is the creative director of her UK award winning business, Amanda-Louise Knight Weddings Proposals & Events. She provides advice to modern couples who want unforgettable weddings that set the tone about their celebrations and love.

Amanda-Louise is a current celebrant, and has been involved in the events industry for over 30 years. Her love for logistics, she is wedding and marriage proposal planner in the South West of England. A dog lover herself, she is owner of Somerset Wedding Day Dog Chaperone Service ensuring furry babies are included or cared for by her team.

She is mentor to other celebrants and venue consultant to her corporate business clients dedicating her time to helping them grow their own businesses.

And it all starts with making a date with Amanda-Louise!

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