There are times and events in our lives that are important and valuable.
At these times we often feel the desire to say something special or
mark the occasion with something to acknowledge the important thing that
is happening in our lives. A ceremony is what we call our response to
Questions and Answers:
What does a ceremony offer you?
There are times and events in our lives that are important and
valuable. At these times we often feel the desire to say something
special or mark the occasion with something to acknowledge the important
thing that is happening in our lives. A ceremony is what we call our
response to that desire.
Ceremony provides us with a framework that allows
to step outside of regular human interactions. It creates a safe place
whare we can express things that we would normally find difficult or
ceremony is a pause in the busyness of our day to
day lives where we can honour our life experiences; especially our
transitions eg from single to couple aka weddings, from child to adult aka rites of passage, from life to death aka funerals.
space and time of a ceremony we can celebrate a milestone, bring closure or release,
seek healing, give blessing and thanks, find peace, joy and
connect with whatever we connect to as sacred.
A ceremony that is rich and deep and powerful
creates an indelible memory to cherish. It is a beautiful and often
transformational experience for all present. It can build bridges and
draw the bonds of community closer. The community of your immediate
family or your extended family and friends, your workplace or your
What is the role of the celebrant?
Broadly speaking, my role as a celebrant involves
- assisting you to construct a unique ceremony that meets your
special situation & needs
- carefully listening to what you want
- making suggestions that could interest you and are helpful
- providing you with detailed information about your ceremony
- offering links to other services and products that may be of interest to you
- researching special requirements
- pointing out any potential issues or challenges your ceremony or venue may pose, and then offering possible solutions
- delivering the ceremony you want on the day
- attending to all the legal requirements
For more specific information please read my fee schedule.
What special stuff can Tamara offer you?
I specialise in Medieval, Celtic & Pagan ceremonies. This means that I can offer you a ceremony with all those rich traditions or a modern interpretation. Ceremonies with Celtic
My client access
pages are full of ideas and excellent links to assist you to find just
the right drinking horn or chalice, corset or snood. I have links to
farriers and forges, horses for hire and period music and all sorts of
amazing stuff to save you precious time.
Tamara's pledge to you:
Whatever style of ceremony you are looking for I will do my upmost to
bring it into reality. To do this I will listen carefuly to your ideas
and dreams. I will make thoughtful suggestions about alternatives or
create something entirely new, just for you. I will deliver your
ceremony exactly as we have agreed. I will not go off on tangents, make
jokes or give unexpected "sermons".
You Can Count On:
A respectful reflection of your values
+ a beautiful expression of your feelings
+ a special time to bond with family and friends
+ a light filled experience of celebration
+ an opportunity to give thanks
+ a cherished memory
= a ceremony crafted by me, Tamara Lampard
Tamara Lampard CMC A6060
Code of Practice & Fee Schedule:
You can read the following documents for more information:
These requirements ensure we are both firmly committed to your booking and we can then get on with creating your ceremony. Then on the day we are not distracted by payment and can focus on the experience of your ceremony. Read...