By Antony Pickthall

Antony Pickthall writes plays, screenplays, stand up comedy, occasionally performs and promotes gigs in Liverpool by bands he likes. He writes under the name Antony Pickthall and performs under the name Anton Pick, because people appreciate a shorter name.

I’m Looking Forward to Being Your Celebrant

So, with a background in arts marketing and writing you might be asking why am I a celebrant? For me it is a way to keep writing and to add a degree of performance in my life. I love the rituals around marking important events in our lives, whether that’s to get married, celebrate someone’s name or mark the passing of someone special. I have always loved planning events, especially ones that can combine poetry, music and ritual. As humans we’ve been doing similar things for thousands of years and naturally the rituals we choose to use are as strange…