Welcome to

Helen Jones Ceremonies

Your Words, Your Way

I am Helen Jones, a civil celebrant and hold the highest UK qualifications available in Naming and Couples Celebrancy and Funeral Celebrancy. I am based in Nottingham and am willing to travel.​

Ceremonies mark life’s special moments and offer a pause to honour achievements, provide comfort, and celebrate love, life and death.

I will create a heartfelt, unique and personal ceremony, embracing your vision. You can include and acknowledge whatever you wish; beliefs, culture, music, religion, readings and symbolism to create a ceremony that truly reflects you.

Your ceremony could be formal, flamboyant, sophisticated or a singalong. It may be a celebration, or a time for contemplation, whatever you choose, it will be Your Words, Your Way.

Your Ceremony

Ceremonies are wide ranging. For your event I will create a meaningful and personal ceremony, delivered with professionalism and commitment.

Wedding Ceremonies

Naming Ceremonies

Funeral Ceremonies

Frequently Asked Questions

A writer and officiate of your unique ceremony. A celebrant will listen to you, your vision and work with you to create a ceremony that truly reflects your requirements.

Ceremonies are wide ranging and mark life’s special moments such as a Wedding or Civil Partnership Celebration Ceremony, Renewal of Vows, Commitment ceremony, Naming Ceremony, Funerals, Memorial Ceremony, Scattering or Interment of ashes.

Celebrants come from various beliefs and non-beliefs.

An Independent or Civil Celebrant can provide both family and funeral ceremonies including religious, spiritual or cultural elements, or not, as you wish.

Civil Celebrants conduct ceremonies independently from any belief system, fully embracing diversity. More information available – Association of Independent Celebrants (AOIC)

A Humanist Celebrant can provide family and funeral services in a non-religious way, with the ceremony typically not including any religious words. Humanist celebrants work within the guidelines of the Humanist Organisation. More information available – Humanists UK

I am a Civil Celebrant so with Helen Jones Ceremonies, whatever you chose,

it will be Your Words, Your Way

No. you do not need any formal qualifications to become a celebrant. There are national qualifications available to ensure celebrants are confident to conduct ceremonies and provide a high-quality service to clients.

I completed my training with – Celebrant Training – Civil Ceremonies

A symbolic action is a ritual woven into any ceremony, examples are handfasting and the lighting of a unity candle. More examples can be found – Meaningful actions to Consider for Your Wedding (brides.com)

You can choose to have a symbolic action within your ceremony, if it fits with your vision. It could be religious, historical, cultural or spiritual and could allow family or friends to participate.

Every ceremony will be unique, and you may require something different from me. Please contact me to discuss your vision and budget.