OUR TEAM

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Magali, founder of d’Unique Ceremonies, ran the business by herself until 2012 when her longtime friend Virginie joined the adventure and started to officiate in the South of France.

Over the following years, Richard, English-speaking, joined the team followed by Pascale, Séverine B., Sophie & Karyne who became team members in 2018 & finally by Severine C. who joined Unique Ceremonies in 2021. All bilingual, they cover the Dordogne & neighbouring areas, Brittany, Toulouse & its region, the Nouvelle Aquitaine region & the South of France.

Read more about the Unique Ceremonies Celebrants below.

Magali, celebrant since 2009 – Nouvelle Aquitaine

My name is Magali. I am French born in Normandy and I live near Poitiers in the Poitou Charente region or Nouvelle Aquitaine region as it is now called. I have lived in the UK for over 10 years where I held several marketing management positions. In 2006 I moved back to France and decided to work as a freelance translator.

You may be wondering how, as a professional translator, I became a wedding celebrant and ended up creating Unique Ceremonies in 2009.

To read my story… Read More

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Virginie, Wedding Celebrant since 2012 – Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur

My name is Virginie. Magali and I have been friends for over 30 years. We completed the same studies and went to the same universities. Later on, we worked abroad and we regularly met in all corners of the globe. Thanks to our experiences, we both learned about the many cultural differences, which we found extremely interesting.

Our various experiences and jobs led us to discover many different cultures and environments, which allows us now to take what we have learnt on board to offer guidance & ideas to suit each couple’s values, education & cultural backgroundRead More

Richard, Wedding Celebrant since 2016 – Nouvelle Aquitaine

My name is Richard. I am British and recently acquired French citizenship as I have lived in France near Poitiers for over 10 years. I have an engineering background and I joined Unique Ceremonies in 2016. I celebrate wedding ceremonies in English for an international clientele who wishes to gather family and friends in France to celebrate their love with a personalized wedding ceremony with a French touch.

To find out more about me… Read More

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Pascale, Wedding Celebrant since 2019 – Dordogne & neighbouring departements

My name is Pascale. I am delighted to join Magali’s team with Unique Ceremonies and I look forward to being your wedding celebrant. Would you like to know a little about me? Here we go! I am a French and Canadian citizen.

I have lived in Canada for the last 23 years. Family reasons have brought us back to France.

To find out more about me… Read More

Severine, Wedding Celebrant since 2019 – Brittany

My name is Séverine. I am a happy team member of Unique Ceremonies and I am covering the Brittany region which I settled in 2017.

You have elected Brittany to hold your wedding ceremony. Here is already something we have in common! I got married in Morbihan in 2018 and had a wedding ceremony at home, surrounded by my loved ones.

To find out more about me… Read More

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Sarah, Wedding Celebrant since 2019 – Occitanie

Dear Readers,

I am very pleased to have the honour to introduce myself as the new addition to the wonderful Unique Ceremonies team.

My name is Sara! I am a French born citizen of the world and I am completely fluent in English thanks to my globetrotting way of life.

I have had the chance to see a lot of our beautiful planet and met people from literally everywhere (or almost!).

To find out more about me… Read More

Sophie, Wedding Celebrant – Nouvelle Aquitaine

Dear bride & groom,

My name is Sophie and I joined the Unique Ceremonies team in 2019. I cover the Charentes, Deux-Sèvres and Vienne regions, so if you are planning to celebrate your union in the beautiful venues these regions have to offer such as Poitiers, Niort, Cognac, La Rochelle or the Ile de Ré, I would be thrilled to take care of your Big Day. I have been living in Charente Maritime since 2017 after several years in the Centre region.

I am a French national but have spent many years in London and San Francisco. I was married for 22 years to a British man, which greatly contributed to my knowledge of the Anglo-Saxon way of life without forgetting my roots… Read More

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Karyne, Wedding Celebrant since 2019 – Provence

Dear Bride & Grooms,

My name is Karyne and I am a wedding celebrant in Provence. I cover the regions of the Alpes de Haute Provence (04), Alpes Maritimes (06), Bouches du Rhône (13), Drôme (26), Gard (30), Hérault (34), Var (83) and Vaucluse (84).

I indeed have the great pleasure and privilege of living in the South of France, near the delightful city of Aix-en-Provence, nestled between the authentic Luberon, the majestic Sainte Victoire Mountain, the sweet Alpilles and the gorgeous Calanques. A dream-reality settingRead More

Séverine, Wedding Celebrant – Occitanie

Hello my name is Severine. Born in Charente-Maritime, I lived in several French regions before settling down with my husband and my two children in the Occitanie region, near the beautiful town of Toulouse.

Graduated in International Business, I worked for many years in the automotive industry. Like many people in our region, I have been working in the aeronautic industry for 18 years as Toulouse houses many of the major players in this business domain.

I am really excited to join the Unique Ceremonies family for the Occitanie region and I cannot wait to celebrate your union with a beautiful symbolic wedding ceremony to which I will give the greatest care… Read More

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