Fees and costs for hiring me as your celebrant in Leicestershire
Every occasion and celebration is unique, and every ceremony can be as simple or elaborate and bespoke as you choose – therefore costs may vary. My initial local meeting is always conducted on a no-obligation, no-charge basis* and will last for around 1-1.5 hours. This is to ensure that I fully understand all of your requirements and so can provide you with a tailored service and an accurate quote.
* except when the initial meeting is at a location exceeding 30 miles from my home charged at 40p per mile (or it can be done via Skype free of charge if preferred)
Sample Fees & Costs for Hiring Me as Your Celebrant in Leicestershire – Wedding Ceremonies
Here are some guidelines on fees for hiring me as your celebrant. These will give you an idea of the starting costs.
Weddings and Civil Partnerships – 3 packages available from £550 (Click here for full details of packages)
Vow Renewals – from £525
Commitment Ceremony £525
Engagement Ceremony £525 (included a handfasting)
Wedding following marriage abroad from £550
Also available – Mini Rituals such as Hand-Fasting, Jumping the Broom etc – (can be add in and included as part of Wedding Ceremony)
All of the above includes an initial meeting, drafting of the ceremony script email contact pre wedding as needed for you to be happy with the ceremony, conducting the ceremony on the day and providing you with a certificate and a keepsake copy of the ceremony. I can also source music and provide microphone and speaker system for larger audiences.
For Weddings, Hand-fastings & Vow Renewals – Additional costs if you ask that I source and purchase any items on your behalf for the ceremony. These may include Unity Candle or Sand, Hand-fasting braid or ribbon, pebbles, bubbles and so on. we can discuss these ideas and their costs when we meet up.
Baby, Children and New Family Naming & Pet Tribute Ceremonies – from £300 (includes travel costs up to 60 mile radius of S Leics)
An alternative to christenings, naming ceremonies are a great alternative. They can also be useful when two new families join together or an adoptive child joins the family
Price includes initial meeting to discuss the content of your ceremony, drafting a bespoke script and performing the ceremony on the day. You will also be presented with a presentation copy after the ceremony.
I also offer life celebration/ memorial ceremonies for your beloved pet when they are no longer with you.
Funerals (end of life celebration) – from £180
You would normally book your funeral celebrant with your funeral director. You can request me specifically or contact me direct. I will then liaise with your chosen funeral director to arrange your ceremony.
Memorials and Ashes Internment
If you wish to hold a separate memorial service or a short ceremony to inter ashes this is also available. Costs for these are generally around the same as a funeral. There may be a reduced rate if I perform both funeral and ashes internment. Contact for details.
There may be additional services or item costs. They may include the following, and are fully discussed at our meeting :-
- Travel to further meetings
- Travel to a venue in excess of 30 miles from my home (South Leicestershire)
- Accommodation the night before or after the ceremony, if distance/timings make this necessary
If you would like to know more, please contact me. We can look at your specific requirements.