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Welcome to Greentree "A celebration of love"
Vist Your Hunter Valley Wedding Planner

Peter and Lerie's wedding in the Beautiful St Patrick's Church, Nulkaba (Hunter Vineyards)
Celebrant Philip is available for weekday weddings. So, if youu seek a stress & hasstle free wedding then Philip is available.

Philip Greentree is not your usual, every-day Marriage Celebrant; from Salamander Bay on the southern shores of Port Stephens, he is not hamstrung by the fires of consesrvatism, enjoys giving you what you want, and loves his work with a passion.

Philip believes you should have fun and laugh on your wedding day. And, he ensures you do. .

Philip's weddings are more than a ceremony, they are an event. After all, he can provide 9 wireless & corded microphones and two PA systems simultaneously.

"It's Your life, so do it in Style"

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Professional PA System
Philip's PA System structure is unchallenged as the best in use by a celebrant in both the Hunter Region and Sydney.
  • Up to 9 wireless & corded mikes,
  • Everyone hears every word from Philip,  the bride & groom and special readers.
  • If a proposed reader is wheelchair bound or elderly, they can remain in their seat & use a wireless mike.
  • Completely portable running off battery power.
  • Comprehensive Wedding Manual
    Philip's 400-page wedding manual is exceptional. Unlike other celebrants who only offer a choice of 4-5 fixed ceremonies, Philip offers unlimited choice at every stage. You are encouraged to express your personality through your ceremony.

    FREE Name Change Kit
    All couples receive Philip's FREE name change kit for either bride or groom. forms for ATO, RTA, Electoral Commission etc are there. It's a lifesaver!

    Special Considerations
    Philip willingly travels interstate to perform his specialist ceremonies, especially ancient Scottish. There are numerous daily return flights between Newcastle-Brisbane and Newcastle-Melbourne.

    ABIA Approved
    The Australian Bridal Industry Academy 
    Philip takes great personal pride in professionalism and achievement. He is one of the few NSW celebrants outside of Sydney to be approved by the Ausralian Bridal Industry Academy, which gives you peace of mind knowing the standard of quality service and presentation he has achieved.
    Celebrate your cultural heritage with my range of cultural ceremony formats:
  • Conventional Australian with an amazing range of rituals available.
  • Ancient Scottish.
  • The Celtic Pantheon including Ancient Celtic in both Druidic and Celtic Church formats, Pagan, Earth-centred, and Arthurian-Grail, all in either Simplified or complex formats.
  • Medieval
  • Germanic in both ancient & modern formats, and Viking.
  • Eastern Orthodox in in Greek, Serbian, Macedonian, Russian, Romanian,Bulgarian, Armenian etc formats),
  • Chinese traditions ,
  • Hindu,
  • Buddhist,
  • Japanese,
  • Spiritist / Spiritualist,
  • Cross-cultural a specialty.

  • Experienced 
    Philip Greentree has many years of experience in administration and professional public speaking. He is able to put his experience to work in a variety of ways, whether that be weddings, naming ceremonies, funeral services etc.

    hilip has a firm policy in relation to time: He seeks to arrive at least 40 minutes, but generally 60 minutes before the commencement of the ceremony in order to set up his PA system, table etc., and then, hopefully, have a few minutes to relax.

    Emergency Contact
    emergency phonePhilip requires a contact mobile phone number to call when he is departing for your location, and to call if he runs into difficulties such as getting lost, car problems etc. This will enable you to send a "recovery party" to get him to your function.

    Signing Table
    Philip provides a small table complete with chair and table cloths.

    Above all else, this is YOUR day and Philip seeks to achieve that in his professional but easy style.

    Trading terms
    Philip requires a deposit be paid within 14-days on your engaging Philip as your celebrant. The remainder is payable 14-days prior to the ceremony.

    Philip received his marriage celebrancy training from Roger Thompson, the former Registrar of the ACT Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, and acknowledged as one of Australia's most experienced celebrants.

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