Our live broadcasts aim to inform and inspire practicing and aspiring celebrants, and anyone with an interest in ritual and ceremony for today’s world.

Each month we discuss a different topic with our guest celebrants, and each broadcast ends with a reading, blessing, or short meditation.

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month at 20.00 UK time on Facebook or Youtube to catch the live broadcasts, or watch our previous broadcasts here.

Ritual for the Anthropocene

Recorded May 2021. How can ritual and ceremony help us to navigate this time of climate and ecological emergency, and reconnect with places damaged by human activity? 

Celebrating Working Life

Recorded April 2021. Celebrant Britta Holden joined us to chat about a Retirement Ceremony she recently conducted, as we discussed ceremonies for working life, finishing with a Blessing for Work.

Retrieving the Art of Blessing

Recorded on 30 March 2021. What is a blessing and what does it mean to bless? We discuss these questions with reference to the work of John O’Donohue, inspirational Irish poet, author, celebrant and philosopher, followed by a Blessing for Spring from celebrant Adam Harley.

Philip Carr-Gomm interviews River Jones School of Celebrancy course director


Holistic Funerals with Holly-Lyon Hawk

Holly is an award winning funeral director, specialist in ceremonial care of the body and end of life doula for people and pets. I’ll be talking with Holly about her work, and how we might think outside the box when it comes to planning and preparing for funerals, farewells and end of life celebrations.

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