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Patricia Bentley

Patricia Bentley


As an independent celebrant since 2011, I have had the pleasure of working in many environments conducting weddings, renewal of vows, commitments, baby namings and funeral ceremonies all over the south east of England.

Your Day...Your Way

Whether it's your wedding, naming your baby or saying goodbye to somebody special, I love to share ideas to make it truly unique. It will be designed with sensitivity, and written according to your wishes. Every ceremony truly reflects the story, culture, values and wishes of my clients and their families. Patricia 


Say "I do" in a wedding ceremony in a meaningful style that's personal to you.  It's a special day to celebrate your love for one another. A day that is truly yours. Fun or formal, we can work together to make it entertaining, unforgettable - and perfect for you.


We will work together to structure a ceremony that offers you the security and inspiration of beautiful, heartfelt words. I help you to choose a personal way of saying goodbye in a ceremony focused on the wishes, beliefs and values of your loved one.

Baby Namings

A naming ceremony is an opportunity to gather friends and family to welcome your new arrival in a unique and meaningful way. For me, it is an enormous privilege being invited into people's homes and lives to celebrate the naming of a child. 

Renewal Of Vows

If marriage isn't for you but commitment is together we can prepare words for you or I can suggest ideas as inspiration for you to write your own, creating an unforgettable ceremony that expresses your thoughts and beliefs, memories, hopes and dreams.

Wedding Cake And Champagne Flutes On Table


A traditional, elegant ceremony can create the most beautiful moments for your guests.



Fun and very individual ceremonies ensure your family and friends walk away with a smile.

Gay Couple with their Daughter

Your Way

Whether a same sex union, wedding at a bowling alley, transgender naming, or a funeral at the local pub, it will be your day, your way.

Father of the Bride

"We wanted to thank you for your contribution to what Abi describes as her "perfect day". From our point of view we are unable to think of any way it could have been improved and we cannot think of anything that went wrong. It really must have been quite an event if we can say such things. Thank you for performing your duty so ably and with a light, gentle and humorous touch that was greatly appreciated."

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