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Julie Aitcheson

Telephone: 07452 963236
Email: j.aitcheson.celebrant@hotmail.com>
Training: Julie trained under Peter Headington at Celebrant Training Ltd and conducts Funeral Services in Yorkshire.
Info: Julie trained under Peter Headington at Celebrant Training Ltd and conducts Funeral Services in Yorkshire.
Services Provided: Funeral Services
Areas Served:
Yorkshire
Andrea Bonser

Trading as: AB Celebrants
Mobile: 07505 770053
Email: andreabonser@outlook.com
Website: www.abcelebrants.com
Info: Are you looking for a unique, personal and memorable ceremony that represents you or your loved one? Then look no further.
Over the last two years in my role as an Independent Civil Celebrant I have been given the privilege to create and deliver many family and funeral ceremonies. I have worked closely with couples and families to create ceremonies that contain traditional rituals and customs combined with bespoke elements that represent their values beliefs and wishes as they make loving commitments to each other and their children or say goodbye to love ones who have died.
I will attend any type of venue to deliver your bespoke, traditional, semi religious or ‘something different’ wedding, renewal of vows, commitment or baby naming ceremony, funeral service, memorial or celebration of life ceremony.
“Treasured memories last forever”
Services Provided: Funerals Services, Wedding Celebration, Renewal of Vows, Civil Partnership and Baby Naming Ceremonies
Areas Served: South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Riding of York.
Teresa Bovingdon

Trading as: Teresa Bovingdon Ceremonies
Mobile: 0780 3139435
Email: tbceremonies@hotmail.com
Address: York.
Training: NOCN Level 3 Diploma in Funeral Celebrancy and NOCN Level 3 Diploma in Naming and Couples Celebrancy Trained with Civil Ceremonies Ltd
Info: Are you looking for a tailor-made ceremony that is exactly how you imagined it?
Teresa works closely with you to create the perfect, personalised ceremony. Once she’s an understanding and feel for your vision, Teresa weaves this into the script accurately reflecting the ceremony you envisaged - whether it’s a naming ceremony, a wedding celebration, a civil partnership, a vow renewal or a funeral. Teresa lives near York but will travel to deliver your ceremony at your chosen venue. She’s happy to include traditional and/or religious elements, or ‘something different’ if it is what you choose. With over 30 years’ experience working closely with the public, Teresa finds it rewarding, humbling and a great privilege, to be allowed to share in another person’s life journey. Combining empathy, her warm caring nature and a sense of humour (where appropriate), Teresa will create your tailor-made ceremony, that’ll remain in your heart forever.
Services Provided: Funerals, Weddings, Renewals of Vows, Civil Partnership Ceremonies & Baby Naming.
Areas Served: All areas.
Fiona Brown

Trading Name: Your Ceremony
Mobile: 0793 0372036
Email: fiona.brown@yourceremony.co.uk
Website: www.YourCeremony.co.uk
Address: 14 Richardson Court, Hambleton, Selby, York, YO8 9GY
Training: NOCN Level 3 Diploma in Celebrancy: Naming and Couples & Funeral Celebrancy
Info: My ceremonies have a uniquely personal touch, whether they are weddings, namings or funerals. Your memories, anecdotes, thoughts are interwoven into a beautifully crafted script that captures your personalities or, with funerals, that of your loved one. Ceremonies can be traditional, modern, semi-religious or completely off the wall. Marriages, vow renewals, partnership conversions feature your love story. Naming ceremonies celebrate parental love and promises for their child’s future. With funerals I specialise in the celebration of life and include a life story with each ceremony script. I have several decades experience in the wedding industry, established an award winning baby group and parent support network, volunteer at a bereavement café and have worked in palliative care specialising in life story work. I am trained to NOCN Level 3 Diploma in Couples, Naming Ceremonies and Funerals. A £5 donation from every funeral I conduct goes to the Children’s Funeral Charity.
Services Provided: Funerals, Baby Naming, Weddings, Renewal of Vows, Civil Partnership Ceremonies
Areas Served: Yorkshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire
Ian Cartwright

Trading as: Ian Cartwright Celebrant
Mobile: 07794 377321
Email: deacon.ian@btinternet.com
Address: 2 Loriners Drive, Copmanthorpe, York, YO23 3XY
Training: Methodist Ministry at Queens College in Birmingham from September 1999 to June 2001
Info: I live in York and served as a Methodist minister for almost 20 years. Whilst undertaking that role I had the privilege of working with many individuals and families at some of the most precious and special times in their lives. It is this background that has prepared for my role as an independent celebrant.
As a celebrant I aim to provide a personal service working closely with my clients to ensure that their wishes are given precedence. Helping them to have the ceremony they require. Be it a wedding celebration, renewal of vows, civil partnership, baby naming ceremonies, funeral and memorial services
As their chosen celebrant I listen carefully and work with them to create the celebration they most require, unique to them and their family. Containing all the elements that matter most.
Services Provided: Funerals, Memorial services, Weddings, Renewal of Vows, Civil Partnership Ceremonies, Baby Naming
Areas Served: Yorkshire
Wendy Clarkson
(formerly Wendy Pratt)

Telephone: 01756 701688
Mobile: 07968205880
Email: wendy.clarkson@btconnect.com
Website: www.wendy-clarkson-funeral-services.co.uk
Address: Sunnyridge, 57 Brackenley Lane, Embsay, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6EN
Info: Wendy conducts funerals in North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Services Provided: Funerals
Areas Served: Lancashire, Yorkshire (North), Yorkshire (West)
Wayne Evans

Telephone: 01759 305194
Mobile: 07711 385911
Email: personalceremonies@btinternet.com
Address: 31 Southfield Road, Pocklington, York YO42 2XE
Training: Mountain Celebrations Ltd.
Info: I am fully trained in funeral and memorial celebrancy.
I am an experienced speaker and I have over 20 years’ extensive experience of dealing with bereaved families in their most difficult of times.
I am a retired Police Officer and ex Royal Air Force Serviceman.
I cover the geographical areas of York, North and East Yorkshire but am willing to travel if it is requested.
I provide a personal ceremony ensuring the wishes of the family are at the forefront of all I do. I take pride in planning with families to remember and celebrate the life and achievements of their loved ones, conducting the ceremony with warm, peaceful dignity and respect.
Services Provided: Funeral and Memorial services
Areas Served: York, North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire and Hull
Jeff Heaton

Trading as: Life Celebrant
Mobile: 07767 073554
Email: jeffb.heaton@gmail.com
Website: www.life-celebrant.co.uk
Address: Halifax
Info: I live West Yorkshire, and originally trained with the Church of England as a Reader (Licensed Lay Minister). Whilst undertaking that role I had the privilege to work with many families in saying farewell to their loved ones. After a working career which started in the health service and in industry I have recently worked with a number of charitable groups providing support to the most vulnerable in society. As such I have much experience in working with people at some of the most precious and special times in their lives. It is this background that has prepared for my new role as an Independent Celebrant.
As a celebrant I always aim to provide a personal service working closely with families to ensure that their wishes are given precedence.
Services Provided: Wedding Celebration, Renewal of Vows, Civil Partnership Celebration and Naming Ceremonies
Areas Served:
Yorkshire, Lancashire and Greater Manchester.
Rose Kane

Trading Name: Kane Family Funerals Ltd
Telephone: 01274 480068
Email: kanefamilyfunerals@btconnect.com
Website: www.kanefamilyfunerals.co.uk
Address: 253A Allerton Road, Allerton, Bradford, West Yorkshire. BD15 7QU
Services Provided: Funerals
Areas Served: Yorkshire (West)
Julie Rimington

Trading Name: Amethyst Ceremonies
Telephone: 01377 538992
Mobile: 07766 558013
Address: 60A Middle Street, South Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 6PH
Email: julie@amethystceremonies.co.uk
Website: www.amethystceremonies.co.uk
Training: Level 3 Diploma in Celebrancy: Naming and Couples, Level 3 Diploma in Funeral Celebrancy.
Info: Civil Celebrant Julie Rimington offers a personalised service from start to finish.
Whether you are holding a Wedding, Naming, Renewal of Vows, or a Change of Life ceremony you are free to have your ceremony ...
Anytime, anywhere with content you choose Julie can create the perfect ceremony to reflect your circumstances, budget and requirements
Julie also creates and delivers sensitively created funeral ceremonies and tributes including ceremonies for your beloved pets.
With Amethyst Ceremonies it’s your ceremony, your words, you decide.
Services Provided: Funerals, Baby Naming, Weddings, Renewal of Vows, Civil Partnership Ceremonies.
Areas Served: All areas.
Phillip Spicksley

Telephone: 01652 634063
Mobile: 07783 323324
Email: pwspicksley@gmail.com
Website: www.lincolncelebrant.co.uk
www.alternativefunerals.vpweb.co.uk
Training: Philip has trained in Wedding, Family and Funeral Celebrancy.
Info: I have over 10 years experience as a Celebrant and one of the longest serving members of the AOIC.
This is my 4th year as the President of the AOIC.
For funeral work I cover North Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire and East Yorkshire.
I have conducted funerals in some unusual places such as in Theatres, Hotel Ballrooms and even in family homes.
My services are personal to the deceased and I take pride in writing the eulogy with the family and including all their wishes in the writing of it.
I have travelled extensively across the UK to conduct Wedding Celebrations and have been privileged to have conducted services in some unusual venues including Castles, Beaches, Gardens and even Farmers Fields.
I am prepared to travel even to Europe to make your day extra special.
Services Provided: Weddings, Funerals, Naming Ceremonies, Renewal of Vows
Areas Served: Lincolnshire, Yorkshire (North, South & West), Nottinghamshire
Sophie Urquhart

Mobile: 07957 227995
Email: sophieurquhart@hotmail.com
Address: York
Training: Worked as Deputy Superintendent Registrar for the East Riding Registration Services.
Info: With a background working as a registrar in Yorkshire; I really look forward to the exciting opportunities ahead in working as a celebrant and contributing to make a couple’s ceremony everything they want it to be.
With many years’ experience as a wedding singer I can also sing a song of your choice at the ceremony that means something special to you and your friends. Please feel free to look at my work www.sophieurquhart.com
Services Provided: Weddings, Civil Partnership Ceremonies
Areas Served: Yorkshire, Northumberland, Lincolnshire, Durham, Cumbria,
Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire,
Leicestershire

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