THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE THAT ATTENDED

THE CELEBRANTS CONVENTION ONLINE

SESSION RECORDINGS HAVE NOW BEEN UPLOADED

Please click on the circle picture icons (next to the times of each session, on the event schedule below) to be taken to Youtube to view the recordings.

09:00 - 16:15

FREE of charge via Zoom

You can join the convention for all or part of the day.

 The morning is on funerals and the afternoon on weddings.

You can attend all day or any part of the day, any session or part of a session.

To Join

No need to book - just click the link on the day, at the time you wish to attend:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82606856690?pwd=L2FVQmNZayt5aDRxeEVEN0ZHd0d4dz09

Meeting ID: 826 0685 6690

Passcode: 897166

 

There is a maximum of 1000 participants. We don’t anticipate more than this number of participants, but we apologise if that is the case, and you can’t gain access. We cannot reserve places.

You will be asked to stay muted during the day and it is up to you whether you put your camera on or not. By attending the event you are consenting to being recorded.

Questions are welcome for all sessions and you are asked to use the chat facility to ask your questions.

**If you are unable to attend the live convention, there will be a recording of each session uploaded to this page, for you to watch afterwards. - Please click on the circle icons below to view.**

Event Schedule

9:00

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Introduction

Anne Barber

Managing Director of Civil Ceremonies

Morning Sessions - Funerals

09:10

Regulation in the Funeral Industry - what the CMA report means

Terry Tennens

CEO of the Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors

10:00

Covid and Funeral Celebrancy – the long-lasting effects

Tracy Ward

Funeral Celebrant

10:30

Break

20 Min Break

 

10:50

A holistic approach to creating meaningful funerals

David Billington

Full Circle Independent Funeral Directors

11:30

The Funeral Celebrancy Council

Isabel Russo

Current Chair

11:45

The Covid Memorial Wall

Fran Hall

CEO of the Good Funeral Guide

12:00

The Children’s Funeral Fund and the Child Funeral Charity

Anne Barber

Trustee of the Child Funeral Charity

12:15

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Questions for the panel

Over to you!

12:30

Break

30 Min Lunch Break

 

Afternoon Sessions - Weddings

13:00

The Wedding Celebrancy Commission

Anne Barber

13:15

When is a marriage not a marriage? Exploring non-legally binding ceremonies

Professor Rebecca Probert

14:00

The growth of handfasting and spiritual elements in weddings

Dawn Kinsella

Priestess of Avalon, pioneer for legal pagan marriages in England & Wales and founder of the Sacred Celebrants Academy

14:40

Break

20 Min Break

 

15:00

Digital Visibility Skills

Alan Braithwaite

Director of Yellow Tuxedo and The Outside Bride, Digital Visibility Specialist

‘This session will take you through our 5 themes, that when balanced together will help you to grow your businesses digital visibility, stand out from the crowd and fly up the Google rankings.. ‘

15:45

The Weddings Taskforce

Michelle Taylor

Celebrant representative on the Weddings Taskforce

16:00

Question-Time-logo

Question for the panel

Over to you!

16:15 - Close