Entries by Veronika Robinson

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Issue Six of The Celebrant magazine

Hello! Veronika here. I’m the editor of The Celebrant magazine and I’m so excited to let you know that issue six has just been published and is currently in the post to our subscribers around the world.   If you’ve not yet subscribed, or you aren’t quite sure if you want to, why not purchase […]

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Urgent Overhaul of the Marriage Law to Avoid Mass Discrimination

As an independent celebrant, speaking for myself and my clients, I am deeply concerned that the current Private Member’s Bill going through parliament to support humanists conducting legal ceremonies will, if passed, lead to unintended discrimination. The Marriage Act 1949 is in need of serious modernising. A recent High Court case where six couples sought […]

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Who Holds The Celebrant?

The world has changed in ways that six months ago were unimaginable. A Chinese bat bankrupting the global economy? Don’t be silly! Wedding cancellations falling across your diary like dominoes? Go away! Socially distant, minimal-mourner funerals? What are you talking about? The landscape of celebrant working life is barely recognisable. Whether our work has come […]

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The Carrier of Stories

This morning as I work on editing issue four of The Celebrant magazine, the Sun is shining through the window spilling a puddle of delicious light across my writing desk. I’m often distracted by full-fat bumblebees in the pink and purple aquilegia just outside the window, their cute butts hanging out of the blossoms. I […]

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Celebrant Resource

Wondering what’s inside The Celebrant magazine and if it’s worth subscribing? Have a peep at the contents pages, if you like.           You can purchase back issues and/or subscribe: www.thecelebrantmagazine.co.uk         

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The Recalibrated Celebrant

The celebrant industry has, like the world around us during the Covid-19 response, seen seismic shifts to all that we’ve come to know and value. We may wonder if this industry, and our individual businesses, will return to normal. Ever. There’s no one who can answer that question for us. Unless we remain vigilant of […]

Five Subscriptions to WIN!

Here at the office of The Celebrant magazine we decided to sprinkle some good cheer during the age of Corona by giving away FIVE annual subscriptions! If you wish to enter, simply share this post on your socials and tag yourself and or a celebrant friend to be in to win. Entries open to celebrants […]

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Celebrants and Ceremonies

Welcome to The Celebrant magazine: the international journal of celebrants and ceremonies. Launched to a global readership in September 2019, this quarterly publication is as suitable for celebrants in training as it is for industry veterans. Written by celebrants for celebrants, it is an ongoing resource covering all rites of passage, ritual development and choreography, […]