Testimonial Quote:’ I would highly recommend Susan she is such a lovely lady and she truly made my little boy’s Naming Day something special!’ MB September 2019.
Naming Ceremonies are so special for the baby or older child and for the family when they welcome this special person into their loving community. I am there to support the family before and on the Day, am well-practised in public speaking and have superb literary, writing and presentation skills. As an independent celebrant I support all families whether they want to include religious elements in their ceremony or are not yet clear what they want. This is all part of the journey to create a wonderful and unique ceremony for everyone to enjoy.
To begin with we will have an initial meeting so that I can get to meet the family and of course the most important special person and experience your family dynamics! Only then will I make suggestion for the Ceremony, starting with the Outline. I furnish you with a questionnaire about the child, his character and the dreams and aspirations you hold for his future. We then discuss the type of ceremony you want and the venue and how it will be dressed. We talk about music, poetry, and readings and gradually this truly personalised ceremony starts to take shape.
You will choose several guardians or guide parents for the baby. They will make promises to care for and support the child alongside your own personalised promises. The ceremony will be joyful and sincere. You may choose sing children’s songs and have poetry readings by family friends or grandparents or it may be more spiritual with candles. Rituals such as a Sand ceremony or preparing a Time Capsule for the baby’s 18th birthday can be included. Bubbles are always popular, blowing bubbles for the children and drinking them for the adults!
I really enjoy officiating Naming Ceremonies. They are a milestone in your baby’s life. As your celebrant, I will be there to support you through the entire process: from an hour beforehand to check everything is in place; to being flexible in the timings, ready for a sleepy or not so sleepy baby and ready to take on someone’s part if they are too overcome with emotion to say their words. Expect the Day to be truly memorable and full of happy tears and laughter!
Naming ceremonies are so very special! It is a family affair with the child or children enjoying their day! The ceremony can be performed in a pub or a hotel , in a garden or at a farm or at home. The ceremony is an expression of love and togetherness. It can happen at the weekend or during the week to suit the family’s needs, followed by refreshments or a party!
The ceremony is a reflection of the family’s wishes and personal situation. it will reflect you as a parent/parents; your lifestyle, dreams and wishes for your child. Everyone can get involved and it is a pure delight to be there to support you in creating an unique ceremony that truly welcomes your child into your family!
Get in touch and let’s chat ! Cost of Package: £300.00