Fizzing at The Signet Library

The Signet Library is one of Edinburgh’s most elegant wedding venues. Like the library in the Old Quad of the University of Edinburgh, it was partly designed by William Playfair, and its upstairs gallery was described by George IV as the most beautiful room he’d ever seen. I’ve only once conducted a wedding there, so … Continue Reading

Doreen and Trevor’s Humanist Wedding at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Two comments stand out in mind especially – one from my 75 yr old aunty who rushed up to me and said “well if that is an alternative lifestyle then sign me up now!” The other was from my 24yr old nephew who said “I never knew that weddings could be like that, I had decided that I never wanted to get married, but that ceremony has changed my mind.”

Allyson & Martyn’s Humanist Wedding in The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Meet Martyn and Allyson! From Leicestershire and the Eastern Seaboard of the USA respectively, they’re a pair of seasoned world travellers who as they put it in their ceremony, ‘cancelled out each other’s effect on the planet’, before discovering and deciding to live in Edinburgh, where one of the places they grew to love was … Continue Reading