Frequently Asked Questions
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What do you (as our wedding celebrant) actually do?
How far in advance do I need to contact you?
How long should our ceremony last?
Can we write our own vows?
Do we have to memorise our vows?
What will you wear?
I can also play dress-up, so if you want me to wear something which fits in with the theme of your wedding just let me know. At a recent wedding I wore a sari because the theme was Bollywood.
Where can we get married?
Can you suggest any good places in Sydney?
What if it rains on our wedding day?
What if it’s really hot on our wedding day?
We want to have a ceremony to celebrate our relationship, but we don’t want to get legally married. Can we do that?
If my partner cannot speak or understand english, what should we do?
Can we change our wedding date after booking?
Can we have a surprise wedding?
We really want you go be our celebrant, but we’re on a really, really tight budget. What can we do?
Will you send us a reminder when our payment is due?
Yes, I will send you an email summarising the outstanding balance when it becomes due. I will follow this up by text or phone if necessary.
Will I receive a receipt?
I use an online booking system – your receipt is available at any time through that
What payment methods do you accept?
Cash, Credit Card and Bank Transfer all equally welcome.
Do we have to have a wedding rehearsal?
When should we have our rehearsal?
Who needs to come to our wedding rehearsal?
What should we bring to the wedding rehearsal?
Also, if I haven’t yet seen your original documents then bring them along too. I can’t legally marry you unless I’ve seen your original divorce papers, birth certificates and/ valid foreign passports, etc.
Can we use your PA system for our ceremony music and at our rehearsal?
How do you play our ceremony music through your PA system?
Does your PA system require a power outlet?
Does your PA have a wireless microphone?
How many songs do we need for the wedding ceremony?
Do you do more than one wedding in a day?
What should we do once our wedding is over?
I will email you to let you know that I’ve completed your application and I’ll ask you to write a review for me on my Sydney Celebrant Services Facebook page. With your consent I may Facebook a few pictures of your wedding ceremony and write a few lines about it. If you like what I’ve posted, click ‘like’ and ‘share’ it so that all your friends and family can have a see it too!