Are you a practicing celebrant seeking in depth support with a particular aspect of your work, such as creative script writing, or confident ceremony delivery?

Or perhaps you are looking to explore and deepen your understanding of a specific type of ritual such as handfasting or vow renewal? Or are you an aspiring celebrant who would prefer a one to one bespoke training package, or perhaps you’ve been asked to deliver a wedding or naming for friends or family and would like some support to help you create and conduct a beautiful, magical ceremony for them?

Whatever your celebrancy training needs, and whether you are looking to work one-to-one or in a small group, our course director River Jones will be happy to discuss a mentoring package with you.

Hands touchingSample Mentoring Package: Handfastings

  • What is an authentic handfasting?
  • Is it a pagan ceremony?
  • How can you draw on the magic and inspiration of nature in a handfasting ceremony?​​​
  • How can handfasting vows differ from other wedding vows?
  • How can a vow writing ceremony be conducted?
  • How can the actual tying of hands be done?
  • How are handfasting cords made?
  • What other rites can be part of a handfasting ceremony?

Homework tasks designed with you, for you

Follow up session to provide you with feedback on your homework and answer any additional questions you may have.

Contact us using the form below if interested in mentoring

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River Jones is a celebrant with over twenty years’ experience of delivering bespoke ceremonies for people from all walks of life. With a background in adult education and community outreach she worked for over fourteen years at the University of Sussex, where she taught and convened courses ranging from Creative Writing through to Shamanic Consciousness. She has been course director at School of Celebrancy since 2015, and is a sought after workshop leader and speaker, contributing to events and publications for the Celebrants Collective and the Association of Independent Celebrants.

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