Weddings | Funerals
Baby-naming | Adoption

Fully insured for your peace of mind


We will  listen to your aspirations and questions and then provide you with information and suggestions for how to make your ceremony perfect for you. We are experienced in conducting wedding ceremonies in many different venues; indoors or outside and from the early morning right until the late evening. Everything that happens will be your wish and any obstacles that you may have can, in the majority of cases, be overcome. We will ensure that your ceremony is exactly as you wish -  filled with love and joy

Your Civil Celebrant

Susan Dobinson, professionally trained, experienced and trusted Civil Celebrant will individually craft your ceremony, incorporating any and all of your  practical and symbolic requirements.

As a daughter, mother, sister, wife and Psychologist, Susan has personal and professional experience of the joys and sorrows of life and life events and will work sensitively with you to produce a beautiful occasion within your budget. Susan is available  for weddings, commitment ceremonies, funerals, baby-naming. adoptions, memorials, retirements, graduations ...and anything else ceremonial.

An initial Consultation will explore your aspirations and answer questions and any concerns.


Highly experienced in working with bereaved individuals and families, we will arrange a time to meet - as many of the family who want to may attend - and listen as you share details of the life of your loved one. You will be supported to plan exactly how you wish, or your loved one intended, their ceremony to be conducted and where the final resting place is to be. If required, information will be provided to you on crematoria, natural burial grounds and other alternatives.

Your instructions will be followed at all times enabling you to plan a ceremony that is appropriate for all involved.

Bespoke ceremonies .............. beautiful memories .........

Thank you for considering Beautiful Ceremonies and Susan Dobinson for your civil wedding, funeral, renewal of vows, baby shower or naming ceremony. With many years experience of working with individuals and families, small businesses and large organisations, please feel confident that your wishes will be fully implemented. If after - or during - reading here, you require further information, do not hesitate to email on susan@beautifulceremonies.org or  telephone on 07958 112335 and we will respond as soon as possible. Please be reassured that we carry full liability insurance for your peace of mind and protection.

Contact Us

Please get in touch with any questions or feedback

Contact times and Availability

Monday to Sunday - flexible times - available for pre-booked Ceremonies in the UK and abroad

Monday to Friday - 9:00 - 5:00 

available to take calls and emails

Saturday and Sunday - Ceremonies and Emergencies only, please. Thank you


Wetherby House, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 3NY

07958 112335