Ceremonies

Life’s biggest moments have been always been marked by ritual. For people with no religious belief, it is important to mark important events in their life with ceremonies that are personal and appropriate to their ideas.


Humanist celebrants are trained and supported by Humanists UK, meaning that they are quality-assured to provide a ceremony that is unique and appropriate to you.

To learn more, see the Humanist Ceremonies website. 

Contact details for individual celebrants in

the Bristol area are provided below (click on the name).

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Baby namings

Naming ceremonies are a wonderful chance to welcome your new baby to the family and introduce them to their community (as well as a great excuse for a party).


Local humanist celebrants who do baby namings include:


Rachel Buchanan

Ann Rippin

Elizabeth Wright

Julie Wright


Weddings & Civil Partnerships

A humanist ceremony is inclusive of everyone, regardless of their beliefs. It is personalised for the couple involved, providing a special occasion that will suit you and your partner. Perhaps best of all, humanist wedding ceremonies can take place anywhere.

Here are some humanist wedding celebrants in the Bristol area:

Paul Bulmer

Clare Hanson-Kahn

Josie Lamb

Karen Partridge

Pamela Woodford

Julie Wright

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Funerals

Humanist funerals are a fitting way to say goodbye to a loved one who lived a life without religion, and humanist funeral celebrants are trained to help you create a ceremony that is appropriate and personal. Humanist funeral celebrants in the area include:

Chrissie Hackett