Lou Szymkow

Lou the fun Celebrant of choice, for the moments of love & life.

Introduction

 The fun Celebrant of choice for all the wonderful moments in your journey of life.

Weddings, Renewals, Naming Ceremonies; Memorials, Funerals, & More

I love what I do, and so will you!

I do the Match, Hatch & Dispatch of life; Those Ceremonies for every moment of Love & Life – the truly important occasions, and ensure that it is not only memorable but beautiful.

I am a Civil & Marriage Celebrant, authorised by the Attorney General‘s Office and an accomplished Naming, Memorial & Funeral Celebrant as well as MC.

Over 30 years of experience in public life, married for over 43 years, accomplished public & motivational speaker, humanitarian, educator, poet, international traveller, & Master of Ceremonies (MC).  Awarded for community service; and for Celebrancy by Celebrants

Caring, Considerate & determined that your ceremony will be uniquely yours, memorable, fulfilling, enriching & where appropriate, a FUN experience.

It is your ceremony. Let’s design it together and make it wonderful.

Testimonials

My wife wrote a review but I can’t let it go without writing one of my own. Lou came in as our celebrant for a surprise wedding that was disguised as a surprise 30th birthday party. Not only did Lou had to hide being the celebrant, he also had to pretend to be my uncle! The way he supported us during our process, adapted to every single challenge we seemingly forced him to overcome was a credit to the man he is. Our entire night was driven by this mans dedication to ensure our happiness. I can’t recommend Lou enough as a celebrant. I’m only disappointed that we won’t get to see you at Christmas, “Uncle Lou”. Thank you so much for your contribution to our special day. My proudest moment of that day is choosing Grace as my wife, but you come in second as us choosing you as our celebrant.

Ben Coyne 01/11/2018 Jordan Springs

Best celebrant on the planet

Greg Standen 01/07/2018 Regents Park

Lou is a wonderful wedding celebrant that we would not hesitate to recommend to anyone.
He is very helpful all the time.
The ceremony was small and intimate, thanks to Lou for giving us a lovely wedding!

Christine Reyes 14/01/2018 Ropes Crossing

Thank you for being such an awesome celebrant.
We have received the photos you took for us. friends and family loved how you officiated our wedding.
Thank you so much. When we think of Australia, it's impossible not to think of you, too.
With all our love,
Albert and Venus

Albert and Venus 08/06/2018 Middleton Grange

There are not enough wonderful words that can describe Lou’s service as a celebrant. Everything he offers comes from his heart. One can see he is truly dedicated and lives to help others. Thank you Lou for being there for our mothers funeral. It was far greater than we could ever have imagined. You were gentle, caring, highly supportive and helped us so much through the whole process. You will forever be remembered by us. Thank you so much.

ildiko pedersen 16/02/2018 Minchinbury

Lou, I discovered you last year not too long before our wedding, before my wife had arrived from Poland for the wedding. I thought the fact that you had Polish ancestory and spoke a bit of the language would be a great advantage to introduce some cultural nuances to the civil ceremony; but that was just the tip of the iceberg!
The care and attention that you put into making our ceremony truly unique, authentic and joyful, whilst balancing our requests for having a secular, non-religious ceremony but still incorporating elements to honour my wife’s Polish heritage and her parents’ connection to Catholicism, was beyond anything we could have imagined.
Not to mention you put in at least twice as much effort into our ceremony than even we could afford the time to. What began as something that I thought was going to be an obligatory formality, turned out to be a truly special occasion and highlight of our lives – and it was really thanks to you being the uniquely excellent celebrant that you are, as well as being the uniquely excellent person that you are.
Thank you!
Dev Singh 26/1/2018

Dev Singh 26/01/2018 Baulkham Hills

Lou was amazing as our celebrant for our wedding. My husband’s family is Polish and he added some polish words to the ceremony which was very cute. He got us to write out our love story and turned it into a nice story on the wedding day. He was perfect for our small wedding as he got everyone involved and really made the vibe of the whole event. He even filmed the ceremony and sent us the video after. This was an amazing touch and we cried as we watched the video. He also organised a little wedding booklet for us to keep.
All the little touches to our day really made it for us.

Abbey & Michal 15/12/2020 Banjo Paterson Cottage, Gladesville

I couldn’t thank you enough for taking care of us.
Everything was more than I expected.
I couldn’t ask for a better celebrant and I wouldn’t think anyone can better your performance.

Donnie T 27/12/2015 Hunters Hill

Lou is gentleman with a beautiful heart who is always there for his clients. His Wedding and Funeral ceremonies are beautiful and really do celebrate the moment and occasion. I have worked with Lou for the last 10 years and I can only speak highly of him and his dedication to being a celebrant.

Dom Niezgoda 14/04/2020 Sydney

Lou is amazing from start to finish, can’t thank you enough for your amazing work and relationship built ��

Bec Skybinsky 30/04/2020 Penrith

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