Lizzie and Ben

We could not praise Claire more highly. The time and detail she put into our service was amazing. She has such a natural ability with words that she created a completely personal and unique service, offering us suggestions but also … Read More

Sue and Okkie

My husband had terminal cancer and we were both struggling to find the words of how much we meant to each other. Claire made that happen for us. I will be eternally grateful to her, sadly my husband is no … Read More

James and Tracy

Claire Bradford helped make our wedding day very special. We live in Canada, so planning from afar had the potential to be difficult but Claire was patient, helpful and in the end delivered a wonderful wedding ceremony for us. She … Read More

Alex and Sam

Claire was brilliant! We were amazed by how much time she spent with us and how she tailored our ceremony into something special and unique. The reason we wanted a celebrant and not a registrar was for exactly this reason, … Read More

Charlotte and Jamie

Our ceremony was perfect! Everyone commented how wonderful, personal and unique it was and that they had never been to a wedding like it. It really was the most romantic amazing day of our lives. Thank you for all the … Read More

Thursday Thoughts on funerals Claire Bradford funeral celebrant Worthing West Sussex
Thursday Thoughts… on funerals

Thursday Thoughts are very short videos, which I publish weekly on social media with the hashtag #ThursdayThought. Each video is around one minute long and contains a nugget of inspiration or something to chew over if you’re planning any kind … Read More

About Claire Bradford, Your Independent Celebrant

I’m Claire Bradford, a Sussex-dwelling, award-winning independent celebrant and all-round people person. I want to know your story – what makes you laugh, what makes you cry, what gets you up in the morning and what keeps you awake at … Read More

Celebrants attending the Celebrants Collective retreat in Malaga, Spain. Celebrant Sisterhood!
Celebrant sisterhood – in the sunshine!

Just a week ago, celebrants from the UK, Spain, Holland and the US finally came together, after a whole year of excited anticipation, for the first Celebrants Collective Retreat in Malaga, Spain. The very wonderful Natasha Johnson, creatrix of The Celebrants’ … Read More

This Morning fake wedding celebrant Claire Bradford
When is a wedding not a real wedding?

Recently, I had the huge honour of conducting a wedding live on ITV’s ‘This Morning’, at an incredibly special venue. It was the first ever time in its 150 year history that the Royal Albert Hall has hosted a wedding. … Read More

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