Glastonbury, known as a major pilgrimage site for neo-pagans, King Arthur, the Tor and of course, Pilton’s world-renowned Glastonbury Festival, is an ideal setting for a rural countryside wedding.
Festival weddings are increasingly popular and we totally understand why! A celebration of music, food, the arts and culture, festival style nuptials are a great way for brides and grooms to go against the grain and channel their personalities on their big day.
For those who feel closer to nature, a Pagan wedding may be the thing for you. Here at TWS, we understand that not everyone opts for the traditional church wedding, and so we like to explore all the other opportunities that are available to brides and grooms. For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been looking at Pagan weddings, finding out about this age-old religion and how it’s growing ever more popular. We’ve also been chatting to Jacqui and Emma over at Pagan Wedding Planners in the beautiful town of Glastonbury. Between them they have 60 years of experience working […]
A Humanist Wedding Ceremony – Choice It’s perhaps hard to believe, but only half a century ago the choices of wedding ceremony available to marrying couples were very limited indeed – you either headed to your local Church or other place of worship, or to the Register Office. Today, in England and Wales, we can add the introduction of licensed venues, civil partnerships and same-sex marriages to this list – but there is one other form of ceremony which is inexorably gaining more and more attention – Humanist Ceremonies. Between 600 and 900 Humanist ceremonies were conducted in England and […]