As wedding photographers, we get to witness so many wedding celebrants in action around South East Queensland. From modern young celebrants, male celebrants, traditional celebrants, humorous & relaxed celebrants and very experienced celebrants. Here are some of our recommended wedding celebrants in Gold Coast, Brisbane, Tweed Coast, Toowoomba and surrounds that we trust and happily recommend. We hope our wedding celebrant short-list is helpful with your planning.
Benjamin Carlyle – Byron Bay to Gold Coast
Ben Carlyle is a male celebrant who will definitely ensure your ceremony is far from boring or generic. A full time and extremely experienced celebrant, we always know ceremonies conducted by Ben will be well run (with an awesome PA which us videographers are very thankful for). However Ben Carlyle is not only experienced & professional, his authentic and genuine enthusiasm for his couples and humorous nature, ensures his ceremonies are really personal, relaxed and fun.
Benjamin celebrates love in Byron Bay, on the Tweed Coast and the Gold Coast.
Hayley Belle – Sunshine Coast Celebrant
Hayley defines herself as “not your average celebrant”.
To be honest, Hayley Belle is simply really really really cool! A true down to earth type celebrant who is happy to break the “rules” and throws traditions out the window if they don’t suit your style and you want something unique & personal on your wedding day. Plus she is an expert in making sure she jumps out of the frame during key moments like your vows & first kiss (she gets that your don’t need your celebrant in these important photos)!
Hayley will help you through every step of the process, before, during and after your wedding day to make sure your ceremony and whole day match your style.
Hayley is totally for you if you find the traditional love centric ceremonies boring! So join “The Rebellion” and break the rules with Hayley by your side as your Rock’n Celebrant.
Andrew Michael – Gold Coast to Byron Bay
Andrew (aka “Andy”) Michael is another laid back, yet very professional male celebrant who services Gold Coast to Byron Bay region.
Andy is a modern day celebrant who ensures the compulsory parts are covered…but the rest he encourages you all work together to make your ceremony unique & personal to you. He will be there by your side, more like a friend, and will guide you through the whole planning process.
His aim is to make your day as special as it deserves to be – not to take centre stage or steal the spotlight.
Added bonus is Andrew is one part of J&A Events, so besides officiating your ceremony, he can make sure your wedding music and entertainment are covered too.
Helen from Simply Magic Ceremonies is such a lovely celebrant to work with. Extremely experienced & so friendly.
Helen was a renowned magician and illusionist, and more recently was voted the most popular female celebrant on the Gold Coast!
Her caring nature and bubbly personality will ensure your wedding ceremony is truly special.
Helen will take the worry and hassle out of the ceremony for you.
So if you’re looking for an award-winning Gold Coast celebrant who is a consummate professional and has a refreshing sense of humour, then Helen Coghlan may be the celebrant for you.
Jake Smith – Brisbane Celebrant
Jake Smith from “Married by Jake” has a knack of making everyone feel comfortable and relaxed. Jake is an experienced Brisbane based male celebrant who will ensure your ceremony is personal and engaging for all present.
Really personable in nature, Jake is an ordained pastor, although his ceremonies don’t need to be religious. It is just proof that he cares about helping his couples produce not just an incredible day but also a strong marriage.
As an added bonus, Jake is also a ripper of an MC. Not only professional and organised, but funny too! So Jake will ensure your wedding day is perfect from start to finish.
Jake is based in Brisbane, but can travel:)
Renee Wilkins – Brisbane Female Celebrant
Renee Wilkins is one of Queensland’s most award winning celebrants.
Renee has a bubbly and warm personality, and is extremely experienced and professional. Renee is highly regarded in the industry and recommended by many vendors.
Renee will help you to create a special ceremony will be a beautiful experience remembered by all.
Based in Brisbane, but works in Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba and Northern NSW. However, Renee books out very far in advance, so don’t leave it too long!