Ceremonies and Fees for Val Haydon

My Services


  • Helping you with  all your legal paperwork,
  • Filing your Notice Of Intended Marriage
  • Providing you with sample ceremonies to mix and match,
  • or writing one  from scratch based around the legal Marriage Ceremony Framework
  • Cultural   Ceremony samples and inclusions
  • Help with writing personal Vows
  • General advice  and information based on local knowledge and my experience in events and presenting
  • Preparation of  all certificates and documentation for your Marriage
  • Conducting your  Ceremony
  • Filing of all  legal paperwork with Dept of Births Deaths and Marriage to legally  register your Marriage
  • PA System as required
  • Venue
  • Unlimited access by phone, email, Skype and Face time

I also give you helpful advice about venues, flowers, photographers, accommodation and all suppliers and of course the weather!


  • Rehearsal
  • Marriage Certificate for Name Change
  • Coaching for Speeches
  • Letters for Visas
  • Costume Hire 
  • Random agreed expenses including long distance travel
  • Sand Ceremonies
  • Rituals

Fees for 2017/2018

Because each wedding is different fees can vary however here is an outline as to what you can expect. 

Elopement of Ceremony without rehearsal - From $495

Includes all standard services as listed above.

Ceremony with rehearsal - From $595

Includes all standard services as listed above, plus a rehearsal of actions and words, usually the day before actual ceremony.  

Other Ceremonies Offered


Naming Ceremonies are usually simple but meaningful ceremonies that formally introduce the child into the family. A certificate is presented to commemorate the occasion. From $250


For long term couples who want to remind themselves of their vows and re-declare their love for one another...From $300


Humanist Ceremonies for loved ones who have passed, celebrating their lives and easing their passage and memories for family and friends.  Fees vary.