Welcoming Ceremony

Welcoming Ceremonies

Welcoming ceremonies are a very special way of celebrating the birth of your child or the new arrival of an adopted child into your wider circle of family and friends.

These ceremonies are not just for babies, children of any age can have a ceremony and you may wish to include your other children as well as your new child. You may have two families that have joined as one and wish to cerebrate by holding a special ceremony.

Welcoming ceremonies are not religious and have no legal status. Any parent can arrange a welcoming ceremony; you do not have to be married.
You may also like to extend the ceremony by adding a reception, see our Packages page for more information.

Format of the welcoming ceremony

• Introduction and welcome by the celebrant
• Readings / poems (optional)
• Naming the child
• Promises made by parents
• Promises by supporting adults and or grandparents

Details of the ceremony

• A souvenir certificate is issued after the ceremony also available for grandparents and supporting adults at an extra cost.

If you would like to enquire about booking your ceremony at Langtons House fill out our enquiry form here.

For information on all Fees & Charges at Langtons House please click here.

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  • About us

    Langtons House is a Grade II Listed 18th Century manor house. The house stands in the picturesque landscaped gardens with an ornamental lake, orangery and bath house all dating from the eighteenth century. There are four main rooms and one hall, available for a wide range of celebrations and weddings.

  • Contact Info

    Our Location:
    Langtons House,
    Billet Lane, Hornchurch
    RM11 1XJ

    01708 433155

    Havering Council