Bride and groom stand outside their wedding venue. They are holding hands which are raised to the sky in celebration. Wedding guests line up either side of them.

Involving friends and family in your ceremony

One of the most special things about your wedding day is getting to share it with your nearest and dearest. For many, involving friends and family in the ceremony can make things even more personalised and meaningful. Whether you are…

Involving friends and family in your ceremony
A close up of Mia and Paul with a scenic backdrop of the Skye hills behind them. They both smile widely. Mia wears a flower crown and fur coat. Paul wears a navy suit.

Fairytale in Skye

Mia and Paul had a magical elopement wedding on the Isle of Skye. They exchanged personalised vows and enjoyed scenic views of Fairy Glen.

Fairytale in Skye
Two grooms kissing at their wedding with celebrant celebrating.

Real wedding: Laughter at Lochnell  

A wedding that was personal and authentic to them as individuals was very important to Simon and Martyn. Their chosen venue, Lochnell Castle, was very near to where Martyn grew up. The couple chose their humanist celebrant Gail because of…

Real wedding: Laughter at Lochnell  
Bride & groom outdoors embracing while looking at the camera

Real wedding: First love

First love, everlasting love If you can survive as a couple through those late teenage years – those years of self-growth and discovery – and you come through the other end still wanting to be together, then the likelihood is…

Real wedding: First love
Bride & groom joining hands above their head

Real wedding: Love across the miles

Love across the miles Love always finds a way to bring two hearts together, no matter how many miles are between them. And this was very much the case for Alex and Amy’s journey. Tell us about your journey We…

Real wedding: Love across the miles
Bride & groom seated surrounded by their five dogs

Real wedding: Paws for love

Paws for love When it came to planning their wedding, Zoe and Andrew’s top priority was ensuring that their five (yes five!) precious dogs were involved – Charlie the labradoodle, Chester the cockapoo, Korra the labrador, Brodie the German shorthaired pointer, and…

Real wedding: Paws for love
Bride Kathryn & groom Colin surrounded by their guests in Oran Mor's auditorium

Real wedding: T in the Park…

T in the Park led to Party at the Oran Mor As huge fans of live music, Colin and Kathryn certainly did their research when it came to choosing a band for their special day. Sadly there were no wedding…

Real wedding: T in the Park…
Charlotte & Jack exiting the church, as their guests throw confetti

Real wedding: Camaraderie…

Camaraderie was the order of the day By sheer coincidence, serving soldiers, Jack and Charlotte, chose a former serviceman to marry them. In a previous life, humanist celebrant Robbie Sharpe served in the Royal Air Force and, although they ultimately…

Real wedding: Camaraderie…
Photo of Andrew & Callum after they're married, taken in the grounds of Enterkine House

Real wedding: Love is love…

Love is love in the heart of Ayrshire As strong supporters of local businesses, it was a no-brainer that Andrew and Callum would choose to get married at a venue local to them. They were both wowed by the recently…

Real wedding: Love is love…
Holding a handmade gift wrapped in brown paper and string and decorated with dried flowers

Are wedding favours still a thing?

There’s no compulsion to provide favours at all. More and more couples are opting to ditch them entirely, with some opting to donate to a charity instead.  However, if you’d like to offer favours, try to make them something that…

Are wedding favours still a thing?
Biodegradable invitation with biodegradable envelope and sustainable decorations

Biodegradable stationery

Nowadays, it’s easier than ever to find stationery that’s printed on recycled paper or uses alternative materials, such as vegetable inks. Seed paper is a biodegradable material that sprouts into flowers when planted in a pot of soil.  You could…

Biodegradable stationery