Married by Andy

Rating
(55 reviews)
 
Service Area
Australia
Business Hours
Open 7 Days By Appointment
Average Pricing
$975
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#MAFS - As featured on Married at First Sight 2019 and 2020 - Sydney's Premium Wedding Celebrant creating your perfect ceremony and letting your love shine.

Welcome to Married by Andy. 

I’m here to help you create your dream wedding.

Whether it's a fun, personal, heartfelt or more creative style of wedding that you're looking for, I am here to guide you through the process, legal aspects and make planning your special day effortless. 

Creating dream weddings is a skill. I draw upon my many years of experience in the corporate world as an MC, and events management roles combined with a passion for public speaking, an eye for detail and a little flair. 

I love meeting couples and unearthing your shared stories, heartfelt moments and your love for one another.

Throughout the preparations and on your wedding day, I bring a friendly mix of experience, warmth and life to make your day memorable for you and your guests. 

The best way to get started is to contact me here so you can ask any questions you may have, make special requests and get to know your wedding celebrant in person or over Facetime/ Skype and start this exciting journey.

If you need a wedding MC, look no further. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that you and your guests will have a fun-filled reception with a professional MC and event manager on the task.

Looking forward to getting to know you. 

Much love, Andy ♡

***** Preferred Celebrant for Married at First Sight, Australia #MAFS 2019 and 2020 - Videos available here. 

***** Honoured to have received the EASY WEDDINGS 'Certificate of Excellence' for only 5 Star ratings in 2017/18/19. Check them out 🥳

***** Top 100 Sydney Celebrants - Married by Andy - best male celebrant by recommendations. 


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Questions and Answers

What does my fee include?

Married by Andy

All legal paperwork required for marriage registration within Australia.


Your Marriage Certificate all signed and sealed on the day of your wedding.


The best, fun and bespoke delivery of your personal ceremony, especially written for you.


All meetings required to get to know each other and get you all set for the big day (normally 2 meetings).

Swift communication via phone and email and professional, cordless and battery powered sound equipment.

What are your qualifications?

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I am a certified Civil Marriage Celebrant and registered with the Attorney Generals Department.

As a celebrant I also complete annual professional development trainings and stay on top of new regulations, changes and any trends that influence the Australian wedding industry.

I am a member of the Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants (AFCC) and must ahere to their professional 'Code of Ethics'. I attend trainings and professional networking events + hold a professional Indemnity & Broadform Liability Insurance. 

In terms of the writing and performance of your ceremony I hold a Bachelor of Arts and have 15+ years of experience performing in front of an audience as an actor/presenter/performer both live theatre and for television.

Just recently I was awarded the 'Certificate of Excellence' by Easy Weddings for only 5 Star ratings in 2018. 

What paperwork is needed?

Married by Andy

I will be responsible for all paperwork and guide you through the process.

What we need when we first meet is your passports or birth certificates, drivers licences and if you've been married before, your divorce papers or other certificates that I will explain. I need to sight the originals and also be sent photocopies/scans of all documents (divorce papers). 

I look after the Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM) and this form must be completed at the latest 1 month before your wedding date.

I complete & submit  the Declaration of No Legal Impediment to Marriage (to be filled in as close to the wedding date as possible ie. at the rehearsal) and you'll receive the Official Marriage Certificate from me (presented on the day). 

What I always get asked is why I became a marriage celebrant?

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I love people, simple.

I love meeting people from all walks of life and hearing their unique stories and what makes them love each other.

It’s such a privilege and honour for me to bring it all together on the day and really make your love shine. Sounds kitschy but that’s really what it’s all about - Facilitating your love and guiding you through all the legalities. I really enjoy bringing it all together and finding the ‘element’ that makes your relationship special. 

I also have a background as an actor/singer/presenter so it’s natural for me being up there in front of all your family and friends, leading the ceremony and painting a picture, bringing your story to life. 

Initially I started MC-ing friends weddings and always loved the vibe of them so it was a natural progression for me to become a celebrant. 

I have now married well over 50 couples and find it such a privilege to work with so many wonderful couples.

With Marriage Equality I'm super excited for same sex couples to finally be able to tie the knot. 

What equipment are you able to bring?

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I use only the best brand sound equipment and will bring my battery powered speaker with cordless microphone.

The speaker is super powerful so we can use it for your music as well (walk down the aisle etc).

I normally operate the speaker myself via my watch or a friend/family member of yours can.

Reviews

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4 Dec 2021

Andy was a breath of fresh air! He walked us through the process as we were completely clueless about how to get married. We knew we wanted to get married but didn't know where to start so Andy made it easy and a whole lot of fun. Many of our guests commented on Andy's enthusiasm and fun approach to our special day. We initially were thinking of keeping it super low key but after talking to Andy and getting swept up in his aura of enthusiasm, we decided to amp up the proceedings and ended up having a blast on the day! I would highly recommend Andy if you are looking for a quality celebrant. Antonio and Scott

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Awww thank you so much Antonio 🥰 it was such a beautiful event and the two of you just beyond cute and handsome. Thank you again for having me as your celebrant. Loved every minute of it. We chat soon. Much love, Andy ❤️

1 Nov 2021

I don’t even know where to start, Andy was incredible from the moment we found him. He had the most important role for our special day and he absolutely NAILED IT! From start to finish. Andu personalised our ceremony so much it was as if he had known us for years. Not only was the ceremony about us but Andy also included our guests to join in. Our guests commented on him as one of the best. Thank you so much Andy! We couldn’t have found a better celebrant to Marry us! ❤️

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Awww 🥰 what an amazing review - thank you so much Issy. Finally we could celebrate the two of you and now lil baby as well. Such a special moment and lovely being there with you and your family and friends. Take care, stay safe and much love always, Andy

20 Mar 2021

ANDY IS AMAZING! We cannot thank him enough for making our wedding so magical! He really has this talent for putting you at ease, with his positive energy and beautiful smile! The whole process from initial meeting to the wedding day was so smooth and Andy really does think of every little detail which is amazing and reassuring. Also despite torrential rain and wind during the ceremony, Andy had us all laughing and smiling with his beautiful and personalized monologue of our love story. Andy truly is a ROCKSTAR!

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Thank you so much for the beautiful review Dan, you guys are the rockstars ;) Great memories and I'll hope to run into you in NS some time soon. Much love always, Andy

4 Dec 2021

Andy is so warm, friendly and enthusiastic! You can tell he really loves what he does, and he spends the time to make the ceremony a personal and beautiful experience. All our guests commented on how great Andy was, and we really enjoyed all our time together. Could not of asked for a better celebrant, he made the experience wonderful both pre, during and post.

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Woohoo 🙌🏽😉 and again congrats to you both! What a gorgeous celebration it was. Thank you again for having me as your celebrant. Hope to run into you both again soon. Much love always ❤️😊 Andy

16 May 2021

Thank you so much Andy for being our amazing celebrant. You were organised and efficient from the start and you bought such a warmth to our freezing cold ceremony in the Blue Mountains! All our guests thought you were very entertaining and we loved how you shared our story with them. Thank you for encouraging us through the journey and for being such a pivotal part of our day. Much appreciated! We would definitely recommend Andy to anyone who wants an organised, fun and supportive celebrant!

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Hi Sarah, thank you for the beautiful review 🥰 What beautiful memories we can look back on especially at current times. Stay safe and sane and I'll see you around some day. Much love, Andy

18 Apr 2021

Andy was amazing! We could not have picked a better celebrant t host our day. He made it amazing for my new wife and I. 10/10!!

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Hey James, Yassss - 🥳🥂 you're a married man now 😎 What an incredible day it was and Arden and you looked amazing and so happy. We made it in the end. Thx for the review mate. Much love and see you around.

17 Apr 2021

Andy was an *awesome* wedding celebrant. We even had some guests say they wanted to get married just to have Andy as their celebrant! He was super supportive as we moved our date multiple times due to covid. He was energetic, entertaining and passionate on the night and our guests loved him as much as we did. We appreciated that he ran through the ceremony with us beforehand to ensure we were happy with what he had written.

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Thank you so much Amy 🥰 Let's get your guests there hitched as well 😉 Awww so fun and thank for sharing. Was amazing being your celebrant and gosh yeah we've been through a few changes and updates. At last, we've made it and it was a stunning ceremony at the Boathouse. All the best, I'm sure we run into each other some time soon. Much love, Andy

10 Apr 2021

We had Andy as our celebrant and MC and we couldn't be happier. Andy really tailored our ceremony to us, making it a fun and personable experience for us and our guests. The man really has a way with words, he made half our guests cry (in a good way)! Couldn't recommend him enough.

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Hey Lachlan!!! Awww thank you so much. Love reading this 🥰 You guys rock and it was so much fun seeing you all dance FINALLY!!! Thank you again for having me as your celebrant and MC - Cheers to the newlyweds 🥂 Much love always, Andy

6 Mar 2021

Andy, Andy, Andy, he is absolutely perfect! He listened to everything we said & asked for & DELIVERED! The ceremony was exactly what we'd hoped for.. he mad everyone laugh & cry happy tears. It was so personal & well done, we are so happy & cannot recomend Andy enough. Luke and I still talk about how perfect the ceremony was for us, his guidence throughout the whole journey & the wedding day just made things run so smooth. We couldnt be happier.. thank you so much Andy! Luke and Jessica Niven.

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Jess and Luke 🥰 Wow, thank you so much!!! It was so lovely and beautiful working with you and hearing your story/ putting it on paper and bringing the magic to life. What fun 🥳 it was such an incredible day. Love thinking back on that trip. All the best to you both, thank you gain and - Much love, Andy

27 Feb 2021

Thank you so much for being our Celebrant for our Wedding Day. You did the most fantastic job and you have made us both feel at easy along our wedding journey. It was truly a wonderful day, and words cannot express how happy we were with your service. Thank you so much Andy.

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Thank you Nicole 🥰 such nice words thank you so much. It was truely special being there with the both of you and all your family and friends. We had great fun 🤩 All the best and much love always, Andy

21 Feb 2021

Andy was key and centre of our special day being our celebrant, our MC, and most importantly, our rock to turn to when the emotions were high. His guidance and professionalism gave us confidence and made us feel comfortable from our first meeting all the way through the wedding. He filled our day with life and laughter and we could not ask for a better person to marry us. We really could not speak more highly of him! - Ray & Valentina

20 Feb 2021

If you get married - then with Andy! For us he was the perfect match. Imagine, a German and a Swiss get married in Sydney - there were lots of questions. From the very first moment, Andy was interested in understanding our dreams of this special day and supporting us in realising them. He guided us through all the forms, was always responsive to our questions, and made the whole process easy and very personal. During our ceremony at the top of the Harbour Bridge, he brought our story to life again with his warm, romantic and funny words. Thank you Andy, you absolutely enhanced our wedding event.

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Soooo good 😌 on top of the harbour bridge!!! What an adventure and so nice to be there and help you along the way. We really made it happen and what a celebration it was 🎊 Thank you again for having me and let's catch up before you leave for sure. Will text now. Much love, Andy

21 Nov 2020

Andy, Andy, Andy, where to start? From the very first meeting we were confident that Andy was the right marriage celebrant to help us celebrate our wedding. Andy is warm, welcoming, cheerful, charming, charismatic, clever, the perfect package and a flawless celebrant! His entire end to end process is easy, and well thought out, and led to a beautiful and unique monologue that meant oh so much to us. He was able to re-create out love story with his words, make us relive our favorite moments as a couple and then pass seamlessly to us for our vows. On the note of vows, Andy also helped us with some great ideas for writing our own, and also helped throughout the whole process to make our vows all the more magical. All-in-all, 100% recommended, and when we renew our vows, we will get married by Andy (again)!

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Awww Mitchell, 😊 thank you so muc, what an amazing review. It was such an honour to be there with you and Jackie and gosh yeah we've been planning and changing plans many times due to Covid etc. Thank you for having me 🥰. All the best for now, we speak again soon I'm sure. Much love, Andy

10 Oct 2020

My husband and I would like to thank Andy for making our special day so unforgettable! The ceremony he wrote for us was so personal, fun, witty and filled with so much positivity that we couldn’t hold our happy tears on the day! Furthermore , Andy was so patient with us and guided us through the whole process! Strongly recommended!

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Hey Hey Nadia 🥰 Thank you for your beautiful message. Gosh, what a gorgeous day it was ☀️ and celebrating with you all so special 🛥! Thank you again for having me as your celebrant. Much love to you both xx

19 Sep 2020

I couldn’t have imagined getting married without Andy. He made the whole process simple, and not stressful. Knowing that he was available for any questions or concerns we had completely put my mind at ease. I’ll be forever thinking of the beautifully sweet words he put together for our ceremony. A genuine person, a kind heart, the best celebrant we could have asked for.

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Thank you Michaela 🥰 Such a pleasure being your celebrant and getting to know you both. We speak soon. Much love 💓


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