Recent Posts by Linda Patrick

What’s the Difference Between a Christening and a Baptism?

For most of us, a baptism or a christening is the first religious rite we undergo and the first major ceremony in a child’s life. We tend to use the two terms interchangeably to describe the ceremony that takes place at the font of the church: a priest wets the baby’s head and inducts the…
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The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Christening

It’s arrived! Congratulations on the birth of your baby. Now is the time you begin to settle into life as a new parent, or become used to juggling the responsibilities of a larger family. Whichever it is, you’ll be thinking about how to welcome this new child into the world properly. For many of us…
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BBC Drama: The Paradise

One day, in June 2012,  a lovely lady contacted us to request three identical Victorian christening gowns. We first assumed that the lady was the proud mother of triplets but this was not the case, she was in fact from the costume department of the BBC and her task was to source three authentic christening…
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How Do the Royal Christenings Compare

With the nation captivated with the most recent photos of Princess Charlotte's christening, as they were with Prince George's back in 2013, we decided that it would be a good idea to compare both christenings and highlight the differences between the two ceremonies. Below is a breakdown of the two royal sibling's special days:
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