Questions a Celebrant May Ask

Part of a service that a Marriage Celebrant provides is writing a personalised ceremony. So what could they ask…

Ceremony Details

  1. Wedding Date
  2. Location
  3. Time
  4. Mother of the Bride
  5. Father of the Bride
  6. Mother of the Groom
  7. Father of the Groom
  8. Children
  9. Witness 1 (must be over 18)
  10. Witness 2 (must be over 18)
  11. What equipment would you like to hire? ie signing table and chairs, PA system, Macrame Arch

  12. What is your wet weather plan?

  13. Would you like the celebrant to play your music for the ceremony? If so please note songs. (one for walk down isle and a few for signing of the register)

  14. Would either party like to be given away as a part of the ceremony? If so by whom?

  15. Do you have any traditions / rituals or other that you want to incorporate as a part of your ceremony?

  16. Do you wish to acknowledge or mention anyone special to you (ie children, people not present for ceremony?

  17. Do you have any children, would you like to include them in your ceremony?

  18. Are you exchanging rings?

  19. Would you like to write your own vows?

  20. Is there any special readings, poems or song verses that you would like read? Did you want a guest to read it?

  21. What type of ceremony do you want ? What is your dream wedding ?

  22. Is there a theme for the wedding?

  23. Have you seen something in another ceremony that you have loved and would like to incorporate during your ceremony?

    1. Are you aware of the current covid-19 and social distancing rules and how they will be applied to a wedding? Are you aware of the requirement to keep a register of guests that attend the gathering.

# About you….

  1. How did you meet?

  2. What was your first impression of each other?

  3. How long have you known each other?

  4. What are some of your most memorable times together?

  5. Please tell me about the proposal?

  6. What do you love about each other?

  7. What drives you crazy about each other?

  8. If you had a few words, how would you describe each other ?

  9. Do you have any quirky stories about each other?

  10. What are your interests / hobbies?

  11. How would you describe your partner in one word?