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What exactly is a handfasting anyway?!

Originally a handfasting was a temporary engagement period binding two people together (not literally I might add!) for a year and a day. After which the couple could decide whether to enter permanently into marriage, or not. Later, during Tudor times, the handfasting came to constitute the entire legal wedding ceremony, rather than a temporary…

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Hannah Osmond, Celebrant

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As an Independent Celebrant I love all things associated with ceremony, ritual and celebration. Whether it be a wedding, a renewal of vows, a milestone birthday or a funeral, there is nothing more powerful than a coming together of friends and family to mark a particular occassion. It's a real privilege to be involved in these special moments in peoples' lives. Life is so short. Let's celebrate more!

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