Paul Russell


I am insured


🇬🇧 Durham 

🇬🇧 North Yorkshire

🇬🇧 Tyne and Wear

I travel Nationally & Internationally (with prior agreement with family)

I speak English

📞 07534 620413

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Paul Russell

Hello, my name is Paul Russell. I was a primary / Special Needs teacher for almost 25 years, with 15 years senior leadership experience. My specialism, and passion, has been both behaviour needs and Social, Emotional, Mental Health care and support for vulnerable youngsters. On retiring, I happily transitioned to using my experiences, personality, skill set and people skills to working as an FOIC trained celebrant.


My background has always been the care and support of those in need. I offer personally created civil ceremonies which are delivered with both professionalism and compassion. I plan, prepare and deliver personalised ceremonies which are remembered and experienced to be both personal and meaningful. I take great care and pride in our family meetings and ensuring we achieve “Their stories. Our words. A shared celebration”.

I Really Love…

Helping a family to make their unbearable bearable. Together we create a service which allows loving and fitting final farewell to those who matter to you the most. Once appointed, you will both experience and appreciate my willingness towards, and satisfaction in, spending as much time with families as they need from me. We work together throughout and then enjoy the service together.


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