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Ruth Graham

An Independent Celebrant based in the West Midlands and the surrounding areas

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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
How to make love last
If anyone knew for definite how to make love last, they’d be billionaires. And whilst there is no one definite
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
Case Study – Becky and Jay’s Traditional Wedding
This was a wonderful day, held at Calderfields Golf Club in Aldridge on June 2nd 2017 -  www.calderfieldsgolfclub.co.uk We met
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
Poetry For A Mother’s Funeral
As a celebrant in Birmingham, I meet many families in many different circumstances. Sometimes a family is grief-stricken and needs
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
20 Tips for an amazing Christmas Wedding
The date is getting closer, but with the whole country madly shopping and planning for their own events, it’s important
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
Talking about dying – before we die!
Several generations ago it was normal to die at home. Now death is sanitised and removed, and along with that
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
Seven reasons to use a Celebrant at a funeral
1. We Have Time For You We have time to do it properly. Clergy men and women have church business
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
How to talk about death
Sometimes when I give my talks, I ask people to put their hand up if they believe they are immortal.
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
What does a Registry Office Wedding/Civil Ceremony cost?
The purpose of this blog is to explain how, if you’ve booked a celebrant for your wedding or civil ceremony,
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
Should I have a Tipi for my wedding?
If you’re looking for a festival-style wedding or a simply romantic and intimate venue with a twist - then tipis
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
What To Look For When Training As A Celebrant
What You SHOULD Get From Your Celebrancy Training  When I trained as a celebrant several years ago, I wasn’t to
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
National Funeral Exhibition Thoughts
So – the National Funeral Exhibition is now a few weeks ago, and things are getting back to normal after
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
Humanist Celebrants -v- Independent Celebrants. What Do They Do?
The job of celebrant is still little-known in the UK, but in cases where people do have an idea of
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Celebrant Dilemmas
A wonderful job.. that can be a minefield at times…. I’m fortunate enough to belong to a very supportive group
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Ruth Graham - Independent Celebrant West Midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield
What Is A Eulogy For? A Personal Perspective
I recently went to a family funeral – a beloved old aunty who had charmed me as a child with
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