Unique Ceremonies with Louise Pilpel

Civil Marriage Celebrant on the Coffs Coast

Louise Pilpel is a civil marriage celebrant based near Coffs Harbour. Louise takes great joy in assisting you in every stage of your wedding celebration, from helping choose the venue to writing your vows.

Let your marriage or celebration be a memorable one.

Who I am, What I offer, What I love and What I have been told

I Am

  • An Authorised Civil Marriage Celebrant appointed by the Attorney Generals Department with 5 years experience.
  • Happy, bubbly, caring, sincere & honest.
  • Open & diverse to Alternative or Traditional Ceremonies
  • Married for 20+ years & mother to two beautiful teenage children.

I Can Offer You (included in my fees)

  • All paperwork & online Registration of Marriages, a first no obligations ‘get to know each other’ meet, along with as many other communications or get togethers, a rehearsal & use of a professional wireless PA system.
  • Trust, confidentiality, support and help with ideas for the creation of your own unique ceremony with as much input as you would like.
  • A beautiful hand Caligraphied presentation Marriage Certificate or computer generated one of your choice of font.
  • 6x hand crafted Ceremony Script Folders, your choice of covers.
  • Your choice of my dress & tablecloth for signing table to fit in with your colours, style or theme.

I Love

  • Outdoor weddings in our beautiful natural surrounds of the Mid North Coast of NSW.
  • Meeting people from all walks of life, hearing their stories & being a part of my couples ‘Special Day’, witnessing their Happiness, Love & Commitment to each other, family and friends.
  • Helping people by creating & telling their unique stories of Love, Life & what their Hopes & Dreams are.

I Have Been Told

  • I have am able to adapt to many different circumstances & obstacles that have presented themselves IE: weather conditions, last minute change of venue, children involved in ceremonies, etc.
  • I am efficient, organised & that I am good at explaining all the processes properly so ‘everyone’ can understand.
  • I am good at listening to my couples needs and wants & helpful with my offering of suggestions.
  • I show genuine warmth & affection to one and all at a ceremony and fit in perfectly with guests who often enquire “Did I know the bride & groom personally before their ceremony?”
  • I make my ceremonies unique, fun, memorable, personal & meaningful.
  • That I have a calming presence, I am cheerful & that I bring a vibrant energy to their day, with it just being what THEY wanted & more.

Tess & Jamie’s Wedding Highlights

Stop for a moment…
Imagine your favourite place…
Feel the excitement, energy and happiness…

Take a deep breath…
Feel the: Warmth of the sun, coolness of a forest atmosphere of your special place…

Take in the aroma of;
Flowers in a garden, the mountain air, the ocean or the Aussie bush…

Listen to the sounds of:
Crashing waves, a trickling stream, trees waving in the winds or the laughter of children, family and friends…

Slowly breathe out…
Now feel the love, inner peace and happiness for the one you want to be with…

Your ideas
YOUR special place

I can help you bring it all together with your own unique ceremony and fulfill and legalities along the way.

Louise Pilpel - Civil Marriage Celebrant

I live on the beautiful
Mid Nth Coast of NSW at Repton, the surrounding towns being Bellingen, Coffs Harbour and Nambucca.

Weddings Ceremonies and Civil Marriages
Vow Renewals
Commitment Ceremonies
Naming Ceremonies
Special Birthdays

Thanks for being so super efficient
Helloooooo lovely Louise! It’s Mrs Oakhill here. We just wanted to touch base to say thank you soooo much for making our day so very special. We were sooooo stoked that you and Sammy stayed for our reception…
Kim and Joel, 2011
You did the most amazing job
Hi Louise, We just cant thank you enough for all that you have done you did the most amazing job on our wedding day everything was just perfect & also everything you did in the lead up, you are such…
Chris and Daniel, 2014
You make a wonderful celebrant
Thank you so much for making our wedding day so special. It was relaxed, organised, fun, meaningful & enjoyable. You listened, offered suggestions, understood, smiled, laughed & very supportive. Thank…
Kim & Mick, 2010
We really had the best day of our lives.
Thank you so much for the amazing day. We really had the best day of our lives. You were such a lovely presence to have guiding us through our day & I'm so appreciative of your suggestion that we had…
Xanthe and Sam, 2013
We both keep saying how special and beautiful our wedding day was
Hi Louise, We just arrived back from Bali and we have had the most wonderful few weeks - we are both so happy... We both keep saying how special and beautiful our wedding day was - it really was everything…
Erin and Cameron, 2014
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Dear Louise, What can we say but thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We had a beautiful, relaxed, happy wedding and we will always treasure the special part you had to play in making it work so well.…
Ruth & Roger, 2011
We had such an amazing day
Hello Louise, We had such an amazing day and the whole weekend at the Magic Mountain. You made it to be exactly what we wish it to be, we could not thank you enough for making our day so special. The…
Zany and Ronnie, 2012
Thank you again for performing such a lovely service
Hi Louise We certainly had a lovely day, I just didn't want it to end. Everybody was so happy for us and we could tell by just looking at the crowd that they were all there for us!!! The response has been…
Lindy and Ross, 2014
The script folders that you put together were gorgeous
Hi Louise, We had a lovely celebration after our wedding which was enjoyed by all and the script folders that you put together were gorgeous. Thank you so much for all your time and effort in helping…
Howard and Grace, 2013
Louise helped us write the perfect ceremony
To Louise, We really wanted a unique and personal ceremony at our wedding and Louise really helped us achieve this. She had a wealth of knowledge that really helped us when considering our options through…
Sarah and Giles, 2013
Everyone we have spoken to said the service was just fantastic
Hi Louise, I have been off the grid for a week, bliss! Thanks so much for such a lovely service and for the feedback. Everyone we have spoken to said the service was just fantastic - completely fitted…
Emily and Tim, 2014
If it wasn't for you the wedding wouldn't have been possible
Hey Louise, Id like to say a huge thank you from our family and myself. You did a fantastic job from the moment I met you to the very end of our ceremony. If it wasn't for you the wedding wouldn't have…
Mrs P, 2014
I will recommend you to everyone who asks, you were perfect!
Hi Louise, We can’t thank you enough for making our day so perfect and smooth running despite the wicked storm that came. We reflected on this later and loved the ambiance of the day! Memorable that’s…
Meg & Murray See, 2011