Debbie Skyrme - Celebrant Spain

What is a Celebrant?

Simply put, a Celebrant is someone who officiates at ceremonies.
Hello! I am Debbie Skyrme and I celebrate all life events with a big smile, a huge sense of responsibility, genuine empathy, kindness and warmth.
I promise to get to know you with an open heart and an open mind in order to craft your unique celebration be it a wedding, elopement, vow renewal, naming ceremony or funeral celebration of life.

How did you become a Celebrant?

As a former UK Deputy Superintendent Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages I am an experienced English and Spanish speaking Civil Celebrant of all life events, living permanently in Spain.
I am a skillful wordsmith, an accomplished public speaker and a genuine people-person.
I honestly believe that all of my life experiences have lead me to become a Celebrant. For me, officiating at the most important events in your life is a vocation and I love what I do. It is both a privilege and an honour for me to be an essential part of your wedding, elopement, vow renewal, naming ceremony or funeral celebration of life. #loveislove
celebrant leads micro wedding ceremony under wedding bower in Spain at La Cala Resort Mijas

What does a Celebrant do?

A Celebrant officiates at all life events marked by ceremony.
From the beginning of time, people have practised rites, rituals and ceremonies. All peoples have ceremonies. All races have ceremonies. In every corner of the earth you will discover life events marked by ceremony for example birthdays, comings of age and passing out parades.
I can offer an alternative to traditional or religious ceremonies - sometimes called non-denominational, non-religious, secular, spiritual or humanist (with a little "H"). I can officiate at your ceremony wherever you want it, whenever you want it.
As a Celebrant I have the flexibility and freedom to blend traditions, mix cultural rituals and fuse faiths!

symbolic wedding ceremony of older couple with celebrant officiating at Hotel IPV Palace Fuengirola Spain

Can you be legally married by a Celebrant?

The BIRTH of a baby is legally recorded in a register. Later we mark the occasion with a some type of welcome like a christening, a baptism or symbolic BABY NAMING CEREMONY

The DEATH of person is legally recorded in a register. Later we mark the occasion with some type of funeral, a wake or a symbolic CELEBRATION OF LIFE CEREMONY.

The MARRIAGE or CIVIL PARNERSHIP of two people is legally recorded in a register. Often we mark the occasion at the same time, but many couples choose to celebrate later with a symbolic WEDDING CEREMONY
So, whilst as a Celebrant, I cannot legally marry you in Spain, I can officiate at your perfect destination wedding ceremony here in the sunshine wherever you want, whenever you want and however you want!


As an independent Celebrant I am a fountain of knowledge and advice! Let's start chatting.
I really look forward to being your special celebrant and getting to know you.

Call or Whataspp me on +34 698691582, email or  chat

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