A BRIEF BACKGROUND HISTORY OF THIS YORKSHIRE CELEBRANT!
I live in York with my husband and son. I moved to York from the Midlands to go to University where I studied History of Art. During this time, I found Lee (my now husband) in one of the seedy student bars we frequented! After completing my BA, for a time I went into Conference and Wedding Organising before then delving into the world of Theatre Management! This saw me having a blinding time working at various Fringe festivals and also massive performance arenas. I took a couple of years out however to travel the world and enjoy myself before coming back to study an MA in Arts Management. I then worked for many years in Theatre Management which I loved.
When we got married, we had a celebrant perform an outdoor ceremony in December!!
Yorkshire Wedding Celebrant
After becoming a Mum to our son Ernie, I went down the route of self-employment. I have been working as an Independent Celebrant since 2015 after performing a wedding ceremony for my bestie and discovering that I bloody loved doing it! (She is still my bessie too!)
And I still love being a celebrant in Yorkshire!
SOME INTERESTING (OR PERHAPS NOT!) FACTS ABOUT THE CELEBRANT – LOU STARR!
☆ Starr is my real surname as I married Mr Starr! We are all Starrs in our family!
☆ So far, I’ve travelled to 43 countries in my life and my favourite country so far was Brazil!
☆ In my spare time (when I get some!) my main hobby is singing in bands covering different genres of music.
☆ My favourite tipple is a pint of bitter or ale, preferably mild and smooth.
☆ Musical theatre is one of my loves and am not ashamed to say it!
☆ Apart from the Christmas Specials, I can quote nearly every line from every episode of Blackadder.
☆ I can touch my nose with my tongue but hate having my knees touched!
☆ Swimming is my favourite exercise and I’m actually very good at it!
☆ I grew up with my parents and my brother holidaying on our family canal boat and still to this day know these were some of the best days of my life!
☆ I’ve never been a bloody bridesmaid!
A SINGING CELEBRANT!
One of my other hobby-jobs is singing. I’ve been in many bands over the years covering rock, pop, jazz, blues, soul and various genres of music.
I absolutely love live music and when it is used in wedding ceremonies, then it brings such a wonderful vibrancy and sense of community to a service. I am able to arrange musicians to be involved in your ceremony at an extra cost or you can provide your own.
Either way, I will be more than ecstatic to be involved with the music and the singing so that we can really raise the roof and go to town with the tunes!!!