Amy and Andy

Amy and Andy

20th October 2023   –   South Causey Inn

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How we both met

We met at a Halloween gig in The Globe pub in Newcastle. We had mutual friends that brought us together as friends back then, and still have mutual friends that brought us together as a couple.


The Wedding Venue

We got married at the South Causey Inn in the Durham/Tanfield Suite. This was our first couple getaway so it was only natural that this location would be first venue choice.

Why we chose to have a celebrant wedding ceremony

We wanted to have someone more personal than a council registrar, someone who would help make our ceremony more memorable but also take their time.

Jo is so down to earth and gives it her all to make the ceremony truly unique and special to each couple she works with.



Ideas about what our ceremony could have looked like

We knew from the start we wanted our wedding to be laid back, given the time of year we wanted it to be relaxed and cosy. Jo’s ceremonies just fit like a glove with this aesthetic. We didn’t want the ceremony to be rigid or come across as cookie-cut/standard and as soon as we started talking to Jo we knew this wouldn’t be the case.


The best part of the ceremony for us

Andy – Jo being so clear and taking her time to read our story, even though at the start I was a nervous wreck.

Amy – Going through our personal (funny, additional) vows and hearing people laugh. This shared a little bit of us as a couple with everyone in the room.

What our guests said about our wedding ceremony/day

Everyone was so complimentary on Jo’s service, from how lovely she is, how clear she spoke during the ceremony to how unique and personal it was for us.

We naturally couldn’t speak any more highly of the process while working with Jo and we hope it’s given people the courage to consider a celebrant led wedding more as it was new for a lot of our guests to witness.

Some of our fav wedding suppliers and why we chose them

A massive shoutout to all of our suppliers as they were so patient with our questions and provided amazing services!

  • Ashley @ Mrs Boucake – such a lovely lady to work with! Her cake creations are amazing and the cake flavours themselves are incredible. We designed our cake but Ashley brought it to life and it was perfect.
  • Heather @ Beaverbrooks (metro centre) – exceptional from the start! So patient, lush to speak to and nothing has ever been a bother. She’s helped us throughout, from the engagement ring to our wedding bands. Highly recommend!

We  also love:

  • Chocolate Chip Photography / Byrebeccax_ / Leanne Hamilton Hair

Three words that sum up our ‘Love Jo’ experience!

Personable, Friendly and Memorable.