The Humanist Wedding Grove

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I spent a lot of my formative years in the Highlands and I care deeply about nature and the future of our planet. I also love conducting weddings in the great outdoors, which is why I want to help Trees for Life to restore the ancient Caledonian Forest that once covered most of Scotland. Here's my promise. For every wedding I conduct, I will plant a native tree: as your marriage grows and matures, your tree will grow with it. PS I made that promise at the start of 2020, and then COVID happened, so I haven't planted anything like as many trees as I had hoped. Let's hope that 2021 will be better...  
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Donations

1 tree
In celebration of their marriage on Saturday 27th November, 2021 at Gilmerton House
Donated by Nicole & Brodie's tree
01/12/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their marriage on Friday 26th November 2021 at The Edinburgh Grand
Donated by Caroline & Richard's tree
27/11/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their marriage on Saturday 20th November 2021 at The Bonham
Donated by Gerard & Gary's tree
27/11/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding on Saturday 6th November 2021 at Newhall Estate
Donated by Kim & Nick's tree
07/11/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding on Sunday 31st October 2021 at the Three Sisters of Glencoe
Donated by L'arbre de Clément & Karolyn
01/11/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding on Saturday 30th October, 2021 at Prestonfield House
Donated by Sarah & Lee's tree
01/11/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their marriage on Sunday 24th October, 2021 at The Vu
Donated by Hayley & David's tree
26/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their marriage on Thursday 21st October 2021 at Carlowrie Castle
Donated by Marisha & Dougie's tree
22/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their marriage on Wednesday 20th October 2021 at the Royal College of Physicians
Donated by Markus & Arielle's tree
22/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their marriage at the Three Sisters of Glencoe on Monday 18th October 2021
Donated by Tony & Chloe's tree
20/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding on Sunday 17th October 2021 at Eskmills
Donated by Claire & Stewart's tree
19/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding on Friday 15th October 2021 at Cottiers
Donated by Alex & Mark's tree
15/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding at The Intercontinental Hotel George Street on Sunday 10th October 2021
Donated by Rebecca & Floyd's tree
15/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding at the Houston House Hotel on Saturday 9th October 2021
Donated by Bekka & Arry's tree
15/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding on the shores of Loch Leven on Monday 4th October, 2021
Donated by Jess & Jamie's tree
15/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding on Sunday 3rd October 2021 at Eskmills Venue
Donated by Megan& Ben's tree
15/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding on Saturday 25th September 2021 at Dunglass Estate
Donated by Stephanie & Michael's tree
15/10/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding at 2.00 pm on Friday 24th September 2021 at Carlowrie Castle
Donated by Caitlin & Duncan's tree
15/10/2021
1 tree
To celebrate their marriage at the Byre at Inchyra on Thursday 30th September 2021
Donated by Lauren & Chris's tree
07/10/2021
2 trees
I honor of Tim’s beautiful role in creating our wedding ceremony in Scotland.
Donated by Leah & Michael
26/09/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wedding on Saturday 18th September 2021 at Kirknewton House Stables
Donated by Lauren & Neil's tree
24/09/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their elopement on Friday 17th September 2021 in the John Muir Grove of the Royal Botanical Garden
Donated by Leah & Michael's tree
24/09/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their truly massive wedding on Friday 17th September 2021 at The Strawberry Barn
Donated by Garry and Nic's tree
24/09/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their intimate wedding on Sunday 12th September 2021 at Colintraive
Donated by Karen & Kevin's tree
24/09/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their intimate wedding on Friday 10th September 2021 at Norton House Hotel
Donated by Terry & Caroline's tree
24/09/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wonderful wedding in Nana's garden on Saturday 4th September, 2021
Donated by Jamie & Moray's tree
05/09/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wonderful wedding at Arniston House on Saturday 4th September 2021
Donated by Amanda & Stephen's tree
05/09/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their wonderful wedding in Whitekirk on Friday 3rd September, 2021
Donated by Millie & Sam's tree
05/09/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their very imaginative wedding on Sunday 29th August 2021 at Carlowrie Castle
Donated by Sophie & Tristen's tree
30/08/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their much-awaited wedding at The Marine Hotel North Berwick on Saturday 21st August 2021
Donated by Steve & Ali's tree
25/08/2021
1 tree
To celebrate their fun-filled wedding on Saturday 14th August 2021 at Glencorse Old Kirk
Donated by Tasha & Gordon's tree
15/08/2021
1 tree
To celebrate their very moving wedding at Archerfield House on Saturday 7th August 2021
Donated by Kerry & John's tree
08/08/2021
1 tree
To celebrate their fun-filled wedding blessing ceremony at Carlowrie Castle on Saturday 7th August 2021
Donated by Danielle & Kyle's tree
08/08/2021
1 tree
To celebrate their wet and wonderful outdoor wedding at the John Muir Tipis on Friday 6th August 2021
Donated by Anne-Marie & Richard's tree
08/08/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their very imaginative and engaging wedding on Saturday 31st July 2021 at Rufflet's Hotel, St Andrews
Donated by Victoria & Ruairi's tree
01/08/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their joyous wedding on Friday 30th July 2021 in the Garden Suite of the Norton House Hotel & Spa
Donated by Jenifer & Phil's tree
01/08/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their fun-filled wedding on Sunday 25th July 2021 at The Old Doctor Bell's Baths
Donated by Leanne & Darren's tree
01/08/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their lovely wedding on Saturday 24th July 2021 in the Orangerie at Carlowrie Castle
Donated by Megan & Michael's tree
01/08/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their beautiful wedding on Friday 23rd July 2021 in the garden at Carlowrie Castle
Donated by Nicole & John's tree
01/08/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their very moving ceremony on Saturday 17th July 2021 at Carlowrie Castle
Donated by Ami & Struan's tree
19/07/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their sun-soaked wedding in Aberdour on Friday 16th July 2021
Donated by Jen & David's tree
18/07/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their very moving wedding ceremony on Friday 9th July at Orocco Pier
Donated by Chereen & Matty's tree
12/07/2021
1 tree
In memory of their joyous wedding at The Barn at Harburn on Friday 2nd July 2021
Donated by Mel & Sean's tree
06/07/2021
1 tree
For their sun-soaked wedding in the garden of Carlowrie Castle, on Thursday, 1st July 2021
Donated by Jill and Euan's tree
06/07/2021
1 tree
For their musical wedding at Dalhousie Castle on Tuesday 29th June 2021 at Dalhousie Castle
Donated by Fiona & Graeme's tree
06/07/2021
1 tree
To celebrate their much-postponed but much-loved wedding at Carberry Tower on Monday 28th June, 2021
Donated by Ruth & Mark's tree
06/07/2021
1 tree
To celebrate their much-awaited and twice-postponed wedding on the magical Isle of Raasay!
Donated by Emma & Josh's tree
09/06/2021
1 tree
To celebrate their wonderful wedding on Friday 4th June 2021 at Prestonfield House
Donated by Gemma & Greg's tree
05/06/2021
1 tree
To celebrate their intimate & moving wedding at Monktonhall on Sunday 30th May 2021
Donated by Claire and Mark's tree
05/06/2021
1 tree
Self-expression is what humanist marriage is all about, so I was very proud of Gary & Rebecca not only for writing their ceremony in the first place, but also for having the courage to speak a lot of it on the day too!
Donated by Rebecca & Gary's tree
23/05/2021
1 tree
This couldn't be a more appropriate way to celebrate Stephanie & Kari's wedding because they actually got married in a woodland grove in their garden - and Kari made Stephanie's engagement ring from one of their trees!
Donated by Stephanie & Kari's tree
23/05/2021
1 tree
Planted to celebrate their wedding at Gosford House on Sunday 2nd May 2021
Donated by Caitlin & Andrew's tree
03/05/2021
1 tree
In celebration of their sun-blessed wedding in Hilary's parents' garden on Saturday 1st May 2021
Donated by Hilary & Craig's tree
03/05/2021
1 tree
Anna and Scott got married yesterday at Newhall Estate just outside Edinburgh. Only Anna's parents and their husky, Storm, were allowed to be with us, but we were joined over Zoom by more than a hundred friends and family members around the world. As Anna said, "The service was perfect and exactly what we had imagined. You brought our words to life and we are so grateful."
Donated by Scott & Anna's tree
07/03/2021
1 tree
Monique and Jamie got married yesterday, with only their Maid of Honour and Best Man in attendance. Fortunately we were able to webcast their wedding to friends and family around the globe, so it was a very inclusive occasion, even with the constraints that the virus is putting on us. You can see a few photos from the day here https://www.instagram.com/p/CKg2-y1jr_Z/ along with the people who helped make it happen.
Donated by Monique & Jamie's tree
27/01/2021
15 trees
Excuses, excuses! My grove isn't as densely planted as I'd hoped, but there's a reason for that; COVID-19! There's another reason too: my direct debit to Trees for Life was never activated either - we're looking into that - so this is a retrospective donation!
Donated by Trees for 2020
27/01/2021
4 trees
15/01/2020