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  • Package of LOVE – Treat Yourself

    As part of our dedication to wellbeing we have paired up with  Spiritual Dreams to offer you ‘The Wedding Meditation Package’, designed to bring calmness before and during your wedding day. With meditation practices and tools to help you stay calm, connect with your heart, and find your inner peace.

  • From hand tying to new traditions: Four 2023 ceremony details that your guests will never forget

    Over 40 percent of proposals take place between the 1st December and the 14th February in the UK* and that means wedding planning season is well and truly upon us. While couples prepare to arrange the perfect venue, discuss the guest list or find THE dress, are these really the details that your guests remember from your big day? Jo Stott, award-winning bridal expert and celebrant behind Love Jo Ceremonies has revealed the ceremony details that couples and guests really remember long-after the day itself. Jo said, “Your ceremony is a celebration of your unique love story and no two will be exactly alike. I have had the pleasure of being part of hundreds of incredibly special weddings and it [...]

  • Over 80 percent of people wish their wedding ceremony had been more personal says new study

    A new study by leading bridal expert Jo Stott has revealed that 82 percent of people wish their wedding ceremony had been more personal. The study, which spoke to married people from across the UK discovered that an incredible 70 percent of women and 30 percent of men surveyed wished that their big day had been more personal and included more about their relationship. Jo Stott in the international bridal consultant and celebrant behind Love Jo Ceremonies. Today her expertise has taken her around the world, working with some of the biggest names in the industry, and with laws likely to change to grant celebrants legal rights to perform weddings in England and Wales, even more couples will have the [...]

  • Best North East wedding location hidden gems revealed

    THE NORTH EAST isn’t short of incredible places to say ‘I do’ but as wedding season gets underway, new research has revealed the best hidden gems for couples who want to do things a little differently. The research, carried out by international bridal expert and wedding celebrant Jo Stott of Love Jo Ceremonies looked at the venues with the highest reviews, but the lowest amount of tags and check-ins on social media, and couples are spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a perfectly personal place to tie the knot. Jo said, “As a celebrant I work with couples to make their day completely about them, this includes everything from the vows right though to creating the right atmosphere [...]

  • From Low Fell to Los Angeles: The North East Wedding Expert

    JO STOTT sold her award-winning, North East bridal salon, in 2019 and since then has embarked on a new career as an international bridal consultant and celebrant. Today her expertise has taken her around the world, working with some of the biggest names in the industry, and with laws likely to change to grant celebrants legal rights to perform weddings in England and Wales within the next year or so, business is booming. She’s even had Sam Fender ask ‘when he gets married can she do it’. After a career in HR, Jo founded her incredible bridal store in 2010 in homage to her late precious parents (the name means You Are Precious, a nod to her Dad’s affectionate sign [...]