Ceremony Fees





Wedding Ceremonies
&
Commitment Ceremonies

from £550

 

Starting with an initial complimentary 30-minute chat, either face to face, by phone, Zoom, Teams or FaceTime. 

Then if you are happy to proceed, I will send you a questionnaire for both of you to fill out.

 Please don't worry as It's not full of hard questions. It helps to give me a picture of who you are as a couple

and as an individual's when it comes to writing your bespoke wedding script

Please know that from the outset I am on hand with lots of helpful hints and tips from suggestions

for reading, help with writing your own vows if you wish to choose those personal touches such as a ritual. 

 

Then about three months before your big day, we get together to plan your ceremony in detail.

Its a chance for me to get more detail about your love story and exactly what

you have in mind for your wedding ceremony. I then within 14 days after our meeting I then send you out the

first draft of your script, I am always happy to do as many changes as needed until it's absolutely perfect!

When your big day arrives I am always there early and make sure I check in with your venue and any

suppliers you have booked such as your photographer or musicians. I also like to have a quick chat with

others in your wedding party such as the groomsmen and anyone you have asked to do a reading.

 

I am also on hand to calm a few nerves if needed and of course, when we come to the moment you have been

waiting for I will be there to officiate your bespoke ceremony!

Also included in the fee:

 

Unlimited drafts of the ceremony script

Open communications throughout

 

Ceremony rehearsal either in person at the venue if required

You will be presented a beautiful copy of your Ceremony Script, Vow Booklets

and a personalised wedding ceremony certificate for you to sign during the ceremony.

There is no charge for travel within a 45-mile radius of Buckingham,

outside of this travel is charged at the standard rate of £0.45 per mile.

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Funeral and Memorials

From £215

 

No matter if you have been put in touch with me by your funeral home

or have contacted me directly, my services are the same.

Complimentary 30 minute consultation either face to face, by phone or FaceTime or Zoom.

 

I will then arrange a visit (or call depending on Covid -19 restrictions) at a time convenient to meet with you and any other family and friends you invite. Listening as you speak of the person who has died allowing me to gather a sense of who they were,

the important people in their lives and how they lived.

Helping you weave together the perfect tribute, I assist and support you in choosing music,

readings and other personal touches you may wish to add to the ceremony. 

You will receive a draft of the ceremony allowing you to change or add to the service. 

I liaise with your chosen Funeral Director to ensure everything is as you wish on the day.

On the day of the funeral service, I will meet you as you arrive and then officiate the service on your behalf.

 

Following the service, I will send you a beautiful copy order of service that includes the full eulogy, readings, and special requests.

There is no charge for travel within a 30-mile radius of Buckingham;

outside of this, travel is charged at the standard rate of £0.45 per mile.

 

 

 

 

 

Vow Renewal

from £450

Starting with an initial complimentary 30-minute chat, either face to face, by phone, Zoom, Teams or FaceTime. 

Then if you are happy to proceed, I will send you a questionnaire for both of you to fill out.

 Please don't worry as It's not full of hard questions. It helps to give me a picture of who you are as a couple

and as an individual's when it comes to writing your bespoke vow renewal script

Please know that from the outset I am on hand with lots of helpful hints and tips from suggestions.

 

Then about three months before your special day, we get together to plan your ceremony in detail.

It's a chance for me to get more detail about you as a couple and exactly what

you have in mind for your ceremony. I then within 14 days after our meeting I then send you out the

first draft of your script, I am always happy to do as many changes as needed until it's absolutely perfect!

When your special day arrives, I am always there early and make sure I check in with your venue and any

suppliers you have booked such as your photographer or musicians. I also like to have a quick chat with

others in your party such as anyone you have asked to do a reading.

 

I am also on hand to calm a few nerves if needed and of course, when we come to the moment

you have been waiting for I will be there to officiate your bespoke ceremony!

Also Included in my fee

Unlimited drafts of the ceremony script

Open communications throughout

Advice on choosing the perfect readings

Ceremony rehearsal at the venue if needed

Conducting the ceremony at your chosen venue or location.

You will be presented with a beautiful copy of your ceremony script and

a personalised ceremony certificate for you to sign during the ceremony

There is no charge for travel within a 45-mile radius of Buckingham,

outside of this travel is charged at the standard rate of £0.45 per mile.

 

Naming Ceremonies 

From £195

 

After our initial chat, I arrange to meet with you a few months before to start planning the ceremony. 

 

I am always flexible as possible and try to fit in around your baby’s schedule and am on hand to offer plenty of guidance on

readings, music and ways to include or thank those special people in your life who support you as a family. 

 

We take time to discuss if you would like to include parent promises and Guide Parents. Please know that more than anything,

I want to get to know you a little better so I can write a beautiful naming ceremony that is truly personal.

   I then go away and spend time writing the ceremony, once I have the first draft I send it over for you to tweak if needed.

I am always happy to do as many changes as needed until it's absolutely perfect!

 

On the day I always arrive early as I like to have time to speak to your guide parents and anyone else that may be

involved in your special ceremony. When you are ready I then conduct your bespoke naming ceremony.

Also included in my fee

 

Unlimited drafts of the naming ceremony script

Open communications throughout

Advice on choosing the perfect reading

I present you and the guide parents with the beautiful personalised certificates

I also like to leave the little one with a little present just from me.

There is no charge for travel within a 45-mile radius of Buckingham;

outside of this, travel is charged at the standard rate of £0.45 per mile.

 

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Nicola West Independent Professional Celebrant Buckinghamshire