The celebration you deserve – planning a wedding in a time of uncertainty

Kate Tym and Kate Dyer are former East Sussex Marriage Registrars who are now freelance celebrants – an alternative to a marriage registrar, a vicar or other faith leader. They can conduct any ceremony you like, anywhere you like and at any time but they don’t do the legal bits – those are arranged separately. Here’s […]

Things to do at home this Spring

Longer days and sorely missed warmth are finally on their way, and you’ll likely be inclined to stop and smell the flowers in your garden as we are all forced to spend more time at home, but hopefully we’ll be able to head out and participate in The Great British Spring Clean before too long. […]

The Hastings Podcast…

Redcently we launched the first edition of The Hastings Podcast and there has been a tremendous response. Here are just a few of the comments we have received… “…I like it’s rolling, entertaining quality.” “Great selection of guests, covering interesting topics. Brilliant stuff.” “Excellent initiative…” “…masterfully steered and negotiated by yourself and your articulate group…” […]

Back for a fourth stupendous year – by no popular demand whatsoever!!

Hastings favourite Christmas tradition will be back for a fourth year running when John Knowles and Kate Tym take to the stage once more in A Penny Pincher’s Christmas Carol. Kate and John of It’s Not Us Theatre Company are hoping this year’s iteration of there show will be sell-out once again: “Every year we get […]

To be the best – Kate and Kate awarded top UK honour

Local women Kate Tym and Kate Dyer scooped as prestigious national award on Saturday night when they were crowned Funeral Celebrants of the Year at The Association of Green Funeral Directors, Good Funeral Awards 2019. They were uncommonly lost for words when the award was announced later saying: “This really is an enormous accolade and […]

Fresh approach to funerals puts local women in line for top award

Two women, passionate about changing the way we think about funerals, are in line for a top industry award. Independent celebrants Kate Tym and Kate Dyer have won their way through to the finals of The Association of Green Funeral Directors, Good Funeral Awards, in the category of Funeral Celebrant of the Year. The Kates […]