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CREAR MARRIAGE CEREMONIES

Anyone who is free to get married, can legally marry at Crear!​​

Where ever you live in the world, you are welcome to marry in Scotland and are not required to be in residence prior to your marriage ceremony. 

You may require a Marriage Visa to enter the UK.

​​​​​Scotland offers you a wide choice of marriage celebrants and ceremonies which are legal and recognised worldwide including Civil, Humanist, Pagan, Interfaith, Catholic and Church of Scotland.

All celebrants with the exception of the Catholic Church, would be delighted to marry you outside.

BOOK YOUR MARRIAGE CELEBRANT

 The Registrars conduct Civil Weddings. All other celebrants including Humanist, conduct what are classed as religious or belief weddings. 

You are responsible for arranging your personal legal paperwork to obtain your marriage license with our local registrar and your marriage ceremony with the celebrant of your choice directly.

All payments are made directly to the Registrar and  your celebrant of choice.

If you are having a religious or belief marriage, then you are required to collect the paperwork in person during office hours from Lochgilphead.

 If you are having a civil marriage then the registrars will bring the paperwork with them on the day.

CIVIL WEDDINGS

Lorna Wilson Registrar in Lochgilphead 

T 01546 604516

Lorna.Wilson@argyll-bute.gov.uk

WEE HUMANIST WEDDINGS MARRIAGE CELEBRANT

Annie Loughlin 
Registered Humanist Celebrant 

T 07919 966444

Annie.loughlin@humanism.scot

Annie has been a Humanist Celebrant since 2007. She has over 40 years experience of working with people of all ages, in groups and one to one, in social work, community work, youth work and mental health. Annie is a trained Art Therapist, and was part of the local mental health team for many years, as well as teaching stress management.

Humanism means equality; we are all equal. As William Gladstone said; 'When the power of love replaces the love of power, then we shall know peace in this world'.

 

SMALL WEDDINGS HUMANIST CELEBRANTS

Gail Brack Registered Humanist Celebrant  

My experiences have taught me to enjoy each day and the core values of Humanism are important to all of us as I believe we have one life and should endeavour to live it to the full, whilst being mindful of our responsibilities to each other and the planet we live on.

07701 032349  E gail.brack@humanism.scot

❤︎

Aly Stewart Registered Humanist Celebrant

I was a Paramedic for the last 29 years. I have been a humanist celebrant now since 2016 and love every single second of it.
If you are looking for your day to be no fuss, relaxed, full of emotion, full of love and full of fun then this is what I also wish for.

 T 07411 233 542 E alyson.stewart@humanism.scot

CHURCH OF SCOTLAND WEDDINGS

 

Rev David Carruthers Church of Scotland Minister 

T 01546 603269

davidcarruthers@waitrose.com 

David has been the minister at South Knapdale Parish Church at Achahoish since leaving his work as a scientist. The church was built in 1775 and is the only continuously used Church in Argyll.

David welcomes couples from all denominations and would be delighted to marrry you inside his church or in the Great Highland Cathedral, down on the beach at Crear.

Divorcées from all Christian denominations are free to remarry in the Church of Scotland. 

ST MARGARET'S CATHOLIC CHURCH

Father Henry Jan Knop Catholic Priest 

T 01546 602380

lochgilphead@rcdai.org.uk 

 

Catholics getting remarried in a Civil or Church of Scotland ceremony may welcome Father Henry to give their marriage a Catholic blessing.

 

SCOTTISH EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Rev Canon Simon Mackenzie 

T 01546 602315

dr.lachlan@zen.co.uk

The Scottish Episcopal Church is diverse in its tradition, outlook and culture.  

Firmly rooted in the life of Scotland and part of its rich history, the Scottish Episcopal Church is also deeply committed to its membership of the world-wide Anglican Communion, which is a family of over 70 million Christians in more than 160 countries.

The Scottish Episcopal Church is known as a Province of the Anglican Communion.  

Same-sex marriages are recognised and divorcées from all Christian denominations are free to remarry in the Scottish Episcopal Church.

PAGAN WEDDINGS

Ceci Alderton
Registered Pagan Celebrant

T 07850 694502

cecis.farmlet@gmail.com

I am one of a handful of Celebrants in Scotland holding a licence from the National Records Office of Scotland to conduct a legally-binding Pagan wedding ceremony. These can be written to order to obtain an individual ceremony that reflects your requirements and spiritual beliefs and you don't have to follow a Pagan path to use my services.

 

OTHER CELEBRANTS

There are many other very special celebrants we've witnessed marry couples at Crear that we can recommend to you. Please don't hesitate to be in touch if we can help at anytime.