The Wedding Dude is available for weddings, partnership ceremonies and vow renewals on the islands of Lanzarote & Fuerteventura, situated in the Canary Islands of Spain.
It has no beginning or end, symbolising the everlasting love that two people have for one another. It dates back to ancient Egypt, and they wore it like we do today, on the third finger of the left hand, because of a belief that the vein of that finger directly travelled from the heart.
The Romans called this the ‘vena amoris’, which is Latin for ‘the vein of love’.
“I give you this ring, as a symbol of my desire, that you be my wife, from this day forward.
I hope that you, like I, will wear it as an outward symbol of our love, for all the world to see”
I’ve always enjoyed public speaking and had plenty of opportunity for this in my corporate life in the UK before relocating to live in Lanzarote.
Many years ago I was approached by a local wedding company, following one of my social media conferences in Lanzarote. They were interested to know if I had thought about becoming a marriage celebrant. Little did I realise that this one question was to lead me down a path to a very special kind of public speaking, and one that I love.
That was back in 2011, since then I’ve had the pleasure of sharing some very special occasions both here in Lanzarote and on the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura.
Lanzarote & Fuerteventura are very popular for UK and Irish weddings, it’s not just the beautiful location and our all year round warm climate, it can actually cost less to arrange your special day here than back home. It is not currently possible for non residents to have a legal wedding ceremony in Lanzarote. Couples …
Would you like more information?
Just get in touch with The Wedding Dude – my name is Mike Cliffe-Jones and you can email me any time at mike(at)cliffejones.com