Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant

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Kate Ritchie-Sexton - Commonwealth Authorised Marriage & Funeral Celebrant

Ranked ABIA Wedding Awards Victorian Top 5 for 2021, Kate Ritchie-Sexton is an energetic, fun & engaging celebrant who ensures all her couples have the ceremony of their dreams. Kate is an 11 year consecutive ABIA Awarded Finalist as voted by past couples for her ability to make their ceremonies fun, stress-free and heartfelt.  

An Authorised Marriage Celebrant since 2008, Kate has extensive experience and her strengths lie in the ease of communication, being highly organised, and her attention to detail.  Most importantly, through listening to what it is her Clients really want and providing them with options on how to best make it happen.  

Having a background as a Vocalist and performer for many years, as well as extensive public speaking experience allows diversity in the way Kate presents weddings. This means each ceremony is not only written for the couple, but presented in a manner that also reflects them.

Kate has been a Finalist in the ABIA Awards every year from 2011-2021. She is ranked in the Top 5 Celebrants in Victoria and the Top 25 Celebrants in Australia. Kate is also the Ballarat Wish Leader with nationally registered charity www.myweddingwish.org - Gifting weddings to the terminally ill.

Kate is the Founder of the Ballarat Wedding Collective and a passionate promoter of Ballarat Wedding businesses. The Ballarat Wedding Collective website brings all of Ballarat's Wedding Vendors together in one place! 



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(21 reviews)
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12 Oct 2021

Kate was really good and she wanted to get to know us. She was fantastic on the day of the ceremony.

7 Dec 2018

We loved Kate. She was funny and warm and professional. All ran smoothly and seamlessly thanks to Kate. We would absolutely recommend her to others!

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback Allison, wishing you both every happiness, the pleasure was all mine xo

30 Dec 2017

Kate was amazing and created a ceremony that was exactly what we wanted - relaxed, fun and family orientated. She was professional, well organised and always very quick to respond to queries. Thanks Kate for being part of our special day!

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

I'm very grateful Lisa, thank you for allowing me to be involved in such a special day for you both. Very best wishes. xo

15 Apr 2017

Absolutely wonderful! The ceremony was personalised and exactly what we wanted. The guests even commented on how amazing Kate was.

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Oh Zoe thank you! A day to be remembered, thank you for having me as part of your special day.xo

17 Mar 2017

Managed our day perfectly

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Thank you Jess, what a perfect day it was. It was such a pleasure. xo

3 Mar 2017

Kate was amazing, from the moment we met at our pre-wedding meeting to our wonderful wedding day. She is professional, light-hearted and makes you feel at ease. Kate can help you customise your ceremony or set you up with a traditional ceremony. We would highly recommend Kate to everyone.

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Thank you both so much, it was such a pleasure to be able to help you with your unique ceremony, I loved working on it with you both. xo

7 Jan 2017

Kate was the most beautiful person you will ever meet. She is awesome and it was the best day ever.

6 Jan 2017

Kate was organized, professional on target.

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Kim & Rob, everything about your special day was amazing, thank you both for giving me the opportunity to share it with you. xo

28 Oct 2016

Kate was amazing throughout the whole process

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Thanks Bec & Mick, everything was just gorgeous for your wedding, thank you both for letting me be part of it. xoxo

16 Oct 2016

Kate was fantastic, was very professional and had great communication. It was also freezing and raining, Kate still delivered the ceremony.

30 Dec 2014

Kate did an amazing job. Very professional. We were very stress free on the day with her reassurance. Everything was well taken care of

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Thank you Shona & Matt, what an honour it was to officiate your ceremony! The setting was perfect and it was an absolute pleasure! xo

1 Nov 2014

Highly recommend Kate!! She was fabulous!!! Very friendly, relaxed yet professional.

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Richelle, many thanks...I loved the vintage styling aspect of your ceremony, the garden looked nearly as beautiful as you did on the day!! Congratulations xo

17 Oct 2014

Kate went out of her way to make this intimate moment in our lives that little bit more special. Can't thank her enough for her patience and attention to detail!

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Sylvia & Brett, congratulations and Thank you! Sylvia you made a stunning bride and I wish you both every happiness.

14 Oct 2014

Such a lovely lady. Kate did a wonderful job delivering a genuine ceremony. very professional, but also very easy to plan our special day with.

Kate Ritchie-Sexton Ballarat Marriage Celebrant  

Thank you Amanda, dealing with fantastic people such as yourselves, makes what I do such an amazing expeience for me. Every happiness to you both. xo

21 Feb 2014

Loved the service very professional

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