Borders

Our fabulous team of fully trained, insured and disclosure checked Celebrants cover the length and breadth of Scotland (and beyond), so simply click on your location and read all about the Celebrants that cover your area.  Celebrants will travel up to 50 miles for no additional fee; however, mileage will be charged at 50p per mile thereafter.  The majority of our Celebrants are very happy to travel outwith their specified regions, so please feel free to get in touch and ask for an individual quote.

Mo Ackroyd

2020-03-27T09:55:08+00:00

Mo Ackroyd, Celebrant

"Everyone should be able to choose what they want to say at their Ceremony whether it is a Wedding, Civil Service, Vows exchange or Baby Naming.   It’s a very personal event in their lives and should be remembered for all the right reasons".

Mo is available to conduct Wedding Ceremonies, Baby Naming Ceremonies & Funeral Ceremonies.

Mo is also a professional, well organised and creative Events  Manager who brings a natural ability to work independently or as part of a team in a multi-tasking and challenging role.  She loves meeting new people and helping them to achieve the ceremony they desire.

As a Humanist Celebrant Mo believes your day should be exactly that – YOUR day! She can help you choose the service you really want and will help guide you with various rituals, vows, poems and readings

Mo is always full of new ideas and likes to keep up to date with the latest Wedding trends! She can help you in the build up to your Big Day or even on the day to ensure that all your carefully laid plans are executed the way you want them and you can relax and enjoy the day.

Originally from the West Coast Mo now lives in Edinburgh.

Mo is happy to cover Edinburgh and Lothians, Borders, Perth, Fife, Stirling, Gourock and Greenock area.

George McLean

2020-03-27T08:57:13+00:00

George McLean, Celebrant

"I pride myself in helping my couples to create their own perfect ceremony that showcases exactly why they are publicly committing their love for one another. Marriage is a huge commitment so it’s vitally important to me that I work alongside them to achieve the most memorable of days".

George is available to conduct Wedding and Naming Ceremonies.

George was introduced to Humanist Wedding ceremonies when one of his daughters chose to get married using Fuze Ceremonies. He also took part in the service and performed the Hand Fasting symbolic gesture. He really enjoyed the freedom that a Humanist ceremony gives a couple, making the ceremony even more memorable for the newlyweds, family and guests. From then he was hooked and decided to become a celebrant himself.

George is married to Alison and they are looking forward to celebrating 30 years married in 2018. He has 3 daughters and 2 granddaughters and is very much a family man. His strong family values shine through in his role as a Humanist Celebrant.

George has a professional background in HR and Learning & Development, which has made his transition into becoming a celebrant easy. He uses his consulting, listening and great communication skills to the max and always ensures he listens to the couple and guides them in the creation of a safe and dignified personal ceremony.

George is based in Coatbridge and is happy to conduct your Wedding Ceremony in North & South Lanarkshire, Glasgow and surrounding area, West Lothian & Edinburgh, East and West Dumbarton, Ayrshire, Falkirk and Stirling areas.

Please feel free to watch my video where I talk a little more about what I do and why working as a Humanist Celebrant is important to me - https://youtu.be/fpeLMfX81uo

Jean Steele

2020-03-27T08:50:00+00:00

Jean Steele, Celebrant

"Life is a great big canvas and you should throw all the paint on it you can."

Your wedding day...! Yes, it may be a crazy, certainly emotional, happy, fun and, most of all, the best day of your lives. The ceremony, including your vows is the most important part of your day and should reflect your love for each other and have all the elements that bring meaning to it. Jean would be honoured and privileged to work with you to make the whole occasion special and unique. She will work closely with you, helping you to choose readings, create your vows, and to make sure the ceremony is personal, touching, light hearted and truly memorable.

Jean firmly believes that life is for the living, the ups and the downs and celebrating that life at its end is so very important.

Capturing the essence of a loved one's life means remembering all aspects; the hard times and sadness that we all encounter but also the happy times, the triumphs and the achievements. Our loved ones lives deserve to be at the centre of our thoughts, remembered, loved and cherished and that's what she hopes to achieve when creating her funeral ceremonies.

So whether a funeral ceremony or a wedding ceremony , Celebrating the life of a loved one, or celebrating the love of a couple on their wedding day, creating a ceremony to remember is creating a ceremony filled with the things that mean most to you. Jean can guide you through all the elements that make it poignant, dignified and personal.

Jean was a teacher and has enjoyed working in a support role with children and families for over 30 years supporting families whose children have additional needs. She loves running, mainly with her two dogs for company, is in a walking group with friends, and loves swimming and being outdoors. She loves her arts and crafts, she draws, paints and sews, is an avid reader but especially loves time together with family and friends.

Jean is available for Wedding and Funeral ceremonies and is happy to travel in and around Edinburgh and surrounding areas, The Lothians, the Central belt, the Borders and the Glasgow area.

Christopher Griffin

2020-03-27T08:36:10+00:00

Christopher Griffin, Celebrant

"It would be an honour to help you celebrate your special day".

Christopher is available for Wedding Ceremonies and Funeral Ceremonies.

He is very proud to be a Celebrant with Fuze and it is a privilege and honour for him when he is asked to contribute to the significant events that spark the greatest emotions during our lives.

After attending many Humanist ceremonies - Christopher developed a keen interest in becoming a Humanist Celebrant using the skills and experience he has gained in his personal life and over his professional career.

As a Humanist Celebrant Christopher aims to conduct and deliver sincere and thoughtful ceremonies that are wholly befitting of the occasion.

Christopher has a caring, approachable disposition coupled with good listening skills and a calm demeanour. He enjoys meeting people, hearing their stories and working with them to develop a personal ceremony that celebrates their special day.

He is a graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University and the Open Business School. A very experienced customer focused, business development, business management and operations executive with 30 years of success working locally and globally across multiple market sectors.

He is an effective communicator in one to one meetings and also in larger meetings, including public speaking events at exhibitions and conferences.

Christopher is based in the Rutherglen area and is available for Wedding Ceremonies and Funeral Ceremonies covering the Borders and across the central belt including Glasgow, South and North Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, Falkirk, Edinburgh and Lothian.