Awesome Marriage Celebrant

Hello, I’m Steve and I want to marry you!

About me

With 9000 celebrants in Australia, how do you choose the right one for you? Well, good news, this is a great place to start. Simply get in touch (to check availability) and I will then happily organise a free one-hour meeting to discuss your plans and make sure we’ve got the right ‘connection’ you seek. I’m based in Lane Cove, Sydney but I travel to wherever the wedding will be held.

  1. I know my stuff – Each year I attend seminars and complete many hours of professional development.
  2. Great presentation skills – I enjoy public speaking, understand stage presence and how to make your ceremony warm, engaging and memorable.
  3. It’s not a job for me – I do it quite genuinely because I simply love marrying people. Words like ‘formulaic’ and ‘cookie-cutter’ just don’t apply to me. I will care about your marriage ceremony as much as I know you do.

Marriage Celebrant 2017 – Current
Following my training and registration I’ve been in strong demand performing nearly every kind of ceremony imaginable.

Design and Visual Communication 1978 – 2017
Before I passively retired and became a Marriage Celebrant this was the day job. I worked as a Creative Director which involved art direction, conceptual design, photography, copywriting and presenting to clients. I now utilise these skills and experience to produce creatively written scripts and perform confident ceremonies.

Cert IV in Marriage Celebrancy 2017 – Distinction

Registered with Attorney General 2017 – 2021

Member of Institute of Australian Marriage Celebrants 2017 – 2021

Greatest honour – In 2019 I was selected by my daughter to be her celebrant

Memorable weddings

It was tough singling out these marriages, as quite honestly each one I've done has been really enjoyable. It never ceases to amaze me just how different each wedding tends to be. Anyway, here are a few that immediately came to mind for differing reasons.

More testimonials

Click on the thumbnails below to read what other couples have said after their ceremony.

Stephen created a relaxed, caring and funny ceremony, beautifully personalised for us. We felt really comfortable with him right from our very first meeting.

ANNA & ALEX – SYDNEY

"With Stephen, we felt confident and absolutely well-cared for! STRONGLY RECOMMEND!"

MARCIN & ALICJA – Poland

“Five stars! “Stephen was absolutely fantastic! Everything a nervous bride could wish for. He was fun, calm, really organised, understood all my requests and put together a script that was beautifully personalised and memorable.

MAGGIE & BOLUN – SYDNEY

“Stephen, what can we say? Words will never be enough. You truly made our ceremony so wonderful. Right from our very first meeting, it was clear you have great organisational skills, knowledge and professionalism”

ASHRIT AND RAJAN - SYDNEY

“Even my Mum congratulated Stephen! It was a really special ceremony we will cherish forever. It was a very small family wedding but Stephen put in just as much effort and love as I’m sure he would do for a much larger ceremony.”

NAOMI AND HARRY – SYDNEY

“Stephen is quite simply awesome! He cares, he’s competent, he’s witty – George and I really could not have wished for more from our ceremony. We had so many compliments that it was the best marriage ceremony ever!”

LIAM & GEORGE – SYDNEY

“Stephen is the most wonderful speaker and all round lovely guy. He is able to be both sensitive and caring and extremely funny at the same time. If you are wanting a celebrant who cares deeply about relationships and making your day extra special – look no further”

ALISON BROWN – WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER – https://whitelanestudio.com

Contact me

If you want a celebrant that's going to share your passion for the perfect ceremony and help you to realise your vision in a calm, confident and engaging way, then we really do need to chat! Please allow me to arrange an obligation-free meeting at any time that suits you both – weeknights or weekends is fine – to discuss your plans. Go on... what are you waiting for? Send me a message.