NATIONAL
CELEBRANTS
CONVENTION

21st September 2022

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10:00 - 16:00

Mitchell Hall, Cranfield University, Bedford, MK43 0AL

www.venuecranfield.co.uk/mitchellhall/

From Anne Barber - Organiser

We are so pleased that the 2022 Celebrants Convention can be face to face and very much look forward to seeing you there.

Mitchell Hall is part of Cranfield University and offers wonderful conference facilities and accommodation if you want to stay overnight. As always the Convention is for you if you are a wedding or a funeral celebrant or both.

www.venuecranfield.co.uk/mitchellhall/

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About the day

There is a great day of talks and workshops planned and you choose what to attend.

We are still adding sessions so keep checking back for updates.

Event Schedule

9:00

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Registration

The registration desk will be open at 9:00 am, when refreshments will also be available.

10:00

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Convention Opens

Anne Barber, Host

Anne will open the Convention and explain the schedule for the day.

10:15 - 11:15

The Law Commission: Celebrating Marriage - A New Weddings Law

Presenters: Professor Nick Hopkins, Commissioner for Family Law and Elizabeth Welch, Lawyer at the Law Commission

Passing Over Ceremonies That You Can Offer

Presenter: Dawn Kinsella

Reflective Practice for Funeral Celebrants

Presenters: Nicki Hallett and Lorraine Inglis

11.15 - 11.30 - Refreshments Available

11:30 - 12:15

Obitus - Music and Visual Images

Presenters: Phil Cook, Commercial Manager and Karen Wilks

Getting the best out of Instagram as a Wedding Celebrant

Presenter: Dominic Harness, Social Media for Weddings Specialist

Stand out as a Wedding Celebrant

Presenter: Alison Ann - Wedding Celebrant

12:15 - 2:00 - Lunch Available

12:30 - 1:15

Personal Pronouns and Gender Language - Getting it Right

Presenter: Jade Dalton, Accredited Equality and Diversity Tutor

Aura Life - Working with Funeral Celebrants through a changing industry

Presenters: David Jameson, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder and Kim Greenacre, Celebration and Commemoration Lead

Reflective Practice for Funeral Celebrants

Presenters: Nicki Hallett and Lorraine Inglis

1:15 - 2:00

Wedding Celebrancy Commission

‘Drop-In’ Session

Passing Over Ceremonies That You Can Offer

Presenter: Dawn Kinsella

Standout as a Wedding Celebrant

Presenter: Alison Ann -
Wedding Celebrant

2:00 - 2:45

Understanding sustainable weddings and what they mean for you and your clients

Presenter: Michelle Miles, Founder of The Sustainable Wedding Alliance

Aura Life - Working with Funeral Celebrants through a changing industry

Presenters: David Jameson, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder and Kim Greenacre, Celebration and Commemoration Lead

Getting a foot in the door with Funeral Directors...and keeping it there!

Presenter: Ruth Jewell, Funeral Celebrant

2:45 - 3:00 - Refreshments Available

3:00 - 3:45

Organic Dispersal

Presenter: Simon Holden, CEO and Leo Walton, Chief Operating Officer of Living Memorial and the Woodland Burial Company

Getting the best out of Instagram as a Wedding Celebrant

Presenters: Dominic Harness, Social Media for Weddings Specialist

Transgender Naming Ceremonies

Presenter: Jade Dalton, Accredited Equality and Diversity Tutor

3:45 - 4:00

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Question time

Over to you!

Exhibitors

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Celebrant Supplies

Leading supplier of products for Celebrants

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Aura Life

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Civil Ceremonies Ltd

Civil Ceremonies Ltd - Celebrant Training since 2002.

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Spiritual Celebrant Training

Childrens Funeral Charity CFC

Child Funeral Charity

The Child Funeral Charity assists families financially who have to arrange a funeral for a baby or child aged 16 or under.

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Obitus

Supporting families with expert audio visual experiences

Please call us if you would like to exhibit - 01480 276080