Life is a celebration!

Diane Lester is a Melbourne wedding celebrant who will bring warmth, heart, laughter and joy to your marriage or commitment ceremony. She’ll smooth the way and help you find just the right readings, music and vows to express your emotions on the biggest day of your life, as you commit to each other in front of friends and family.

Planning a wedding can be a frantic, stressful time. Being able to count on a professional who knows exactly what to do and say is really precious. Diane is mature and unflappable; married for over forty years, she brings a calming maternal instinct which brides and grooms find incredibly reassuring. And finding a wedding celebrant who is willing to make your ceremony all about you and your personal quirks and traditions is pure gold! That’s exactly what you’ll find in Diane.

Diane loves getting to know her couples so she can flavour their ceremonies with elements of their personalities. She’s a natural storyteller and will magically weave your tale through your wedding vows.

All your legal obligations will be attended to with efficiency and professionalism so you can relax and enjoy the rest of your wedding planning. Diane’s service includes meetings to discuss your plans, vows, music and readings. She’ll supply a PA system and wireless microphone so everyone can comfortably hear the ceremony.

Midweek or on a weekend, themed or traditional, day or evening, wherever your wedding will be held, in Melbourne, Victoria or anywhere else in Australia, Di will be there to officiate for you.

Diane also offers celebrant services for same sex commitment ceremonies, baby naming ceremonies, renewals of wedding vows and funeral/life celebration ceremonies.

Contact Details

Phone: 0407 377 777

Email: Contact Diane


Love Quote of the Day

One forgives to the degree that one loves.


Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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Rebecca & Brian

June 26, 2016

Location: Roselyn Court, Essendon, Victoria Oh boy!!! What a roller coaster ride of emotions during Rebecca and Brian’s wedding!! The sight of Grandpa Frank escorting his beautiful granddaughter down the aisle made me cry as well as Sophie, Rebecca’s matron of honour  and we were grabbing for the tissues and we were only at the…

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Bonnie & Anthony

June 22, 2016

Location: Prahran Bonnie & Anthony had the cutest page boy at their wedding in Prahran today. Logan walked down the aisle with a big smile on his face, very, very carefully carrying the rings & mummy, daddy & Mardi were very proud. ( yep, it was a bit of a family affair at this wedding…

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Natalie & Dean

March 19, 2016

Location: Melbourne Cricket Ground Several years ago, while I was teaching with the gorgeous Natalie, I promised that when she found her true love I would marry her!! This year that promise was fulfilled. Natalie and Dean are true soul mates and it was a privilege and a joy to be their celebrant. The majestic…

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Robert and Ngoc Nu

February 14, 2016

Location: Nymphaea Lake, Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne shone brightly with blue skies & sunshine and there was definitely a hint of romance in the air . Robert & Ngoc Nu chose Valentines Day for their Australian wedding ceremony at Nymphaea Lake at the Royal Botanical Gardens. The lake was filled with Monet-like flowering water lilies,…

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Adrian and Ping

January 20, 2016

Location: Point Lonsdale, Victoria Congratulations Adrian & Ping. Such a gorgeous day for a wedding & you chose a gorgeous spot. Adrian wore “lucky red” for Ping & I have to say he looked rather spiffy as he drove into the car park in his white Thunderbird!! Adrian had transformed this car from a rust…

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Clare & Mark

January 13, 2016

Clare & Mark were lucky that the sun decided to shine for their wedding in the Canterbury Gardens. What an amazing atmosphere was created: music, refreshments , cricket, volley ball, a gentle light breeze & dappled sunshine. Mark looked dashing & Clare exquisite & Angus ( their trusty British bulldog ) quite dapper in his…

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Katie and Luke

January 7, 2016

Location: Queenstown Gardens in New Zealand Katie and Luke wanted something very different for their wedding. They wanted it to have a real party atmosphere and for it to be truly memorable, not only for themselves but also for their guests. SO..they chose the beautiful Queenstown Gardens in New Zealand for what was a beautiful…

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Amy and Nathan

January 7, 2016

Nathan and Amy wrote poetry to each other during their courtship. Beautiful romantic and emotional poetry and many of these poems were woven into their ceremony to form a very beautiful story of love, friendship and personal fulfilment . I felt very privileged that they trusted me to read them. And of course Nathan and…

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Vicki & Jeff

August 8, 2015

Location:  The Yarra Room The Langham Hotel What a day it was when Vicki and Jeff were finally married after being together for 13 years. Their families and friends were delighted and there were lots of smiles and yes…even a few teary faces as we started the ceremony.   They first laid eyes on each…

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