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Wedding season is here

Posted by Claire Oxenham on June 3, 2013 at 4:40 PM

Well with wedding season well under way here in Tenerife, my hubby often asks me if I get confused with the clients get names wrong etc., and have ever taken the wrong ceremony to he wrong couple be approved…. Well the answer to that is NO; I haven’t ever gotten someone’s name wrong or taken the wrong ceremony.


I think this is down to the fact that as I have said before I only perform one ceremony in a day, so when I meet the couple I only have the print o...

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Wedding season in full swing

Posted by Claire Oxenham on June 1, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Well, it’s been a good couple of weeks since I’ve posted, but I’m in the full swing of the Wedding season here in Tenerife, so I have had many ceremonies to write and perform.

But I’m up to date now so can take 5 minutes out of my busy schedule to say hi…. Hi!!!

I’ve also been tied up with organizing a wedding show case with Michelle from Tenerife Total party plans, this is the first (of hopefully many) events we have planned to help everyone wi...

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Renewing your vows

Posted by Claire Oxenham on April 29, 2013 at 5:05 PM

Wow, I’m a couple of weeks behind on my blogs! sorry I have been a busy celebrant.


This time I want to take a closer look at renewing vows.

Back in the day’s people renewed their vows at the milestones of marriage, 10 years, 25 years, 50 years etc. Well that is still celebrated today and quite rightly so… any one that can work through the ups and downs of marriage to make it that far should have some sort of celebration, particularly where we are now...

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The vows

Posted by Claire Oxenham on April 17, 2013 at 9:10 AM

This week I want to look at possibly the most important part of a wedding….. The vows.

The vows represent not only how you feel about each other but also how you plan to treat each other in the future …..With love honour and respect etc.

The ceremony itself takes on a format which ill go into later. But everyone wants to hear the vows.

The declaration of a couple is to shout it from the roof tops that the person in front of them is “the one”, however ...

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The love of a ceremony.

Posted by Claire Oxenham on April 9, 2013 at 5:15 PM

This week I want to take another look at the ceremonies, I know I’ve talked about them before but I feel it’s important that everyone understands what I actually do.

I feel very passionate about this job and take everything on board as to what a couple would like.

On the questionnaire I send out there are certain questions that I say,” would you like this mentioned in the ceremony”, if the answer is yes then I do my upmost to put it in, sometimes it takes m...

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Hand fasting

Posted by Claire Oxenham on March 25, 2013 at 6:30 PM

This week I want to start to take a look at symbolism in ceremonies.

When writing a wedding ceremony I ask my couples if they would like a symbolic ceremony, a ceremony with in a ceremony if you will.

A lot of people are unsure as to what this is so I’m going to focus on the hand fasting ceremony, although there are a few to choose from, they can also be viewed on my website page “symbolism in ceremonies"

Originally the word “hand fast” ca...

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Weddings in the Land of eternal spring.

Posted by Claire Oxenham on March 21, 2013 at 6:30 PM

Ever thought about having a wedding on one of the most beautiful islands in the world… It’s so aptly named “the land of eternal spring” for its all year round sunshine; picture long sandy beaches, with a beautiful mountainous back drop, shrouded in history, sit in an elegant beach front restaurant and while away the night listening to the waves lap on the shore, or maybe the traditional restaurant is the place of your choice, in that case sample the exquisite food and ...

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What is a celebrant?

Posted by Claire Oxenham on March 11, 2013 at 6:05 PM

Well….. A wedding celebrant is a person that can perform a ceremony for you with no legal implications, I can’t legally marry couples, and I make this very clear all the way through my website and meetings with my couples.

We are the person in the middle, a registrar will go through the legal motions with you, making sure you say the right legal words; a member of the clergy will add God in to the ceremony and sometimes often forget the couple.

The celebrant is the pe...

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wedding attire

Posted by Claire Oxenham on March 5, 2013 at 5:20 PM

This week we are going to have a look at the all-important wedding attire.

Conducting wedding ceremonies in Tenerife, with it’s all year round climate is really a dream job.

I always ask my couples what they will be wearing, not only to add to the excitement of the day, talk about all the girly things, shoes, hair make up etc., but depending on what they are wearing for me also depends on the time they plan to have the ceremony, I can’t have a bride in a full on dress ...

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where to hold a ceremony

Posted by Claire Oxenham on February 25, 2013 at 4:40 PM

This week I want to talk about where to hold your ceremony, being a celebrant on this beautiful island of Tenerife as I have said many times before is a wonderful thing.

We have some of the best beaches in the world and some of the most stunning land scapes as a back drop, so the locations to hold a ceremony are plentiful,

You can either have a backdrop of the sea or mountains depending on which way you want to stand.

The actual locations can be a problem; I have many many c...

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