Saturday, 29 July 2017

Roles & Duties: The Best Man

Roles & Duties: The Best Man

A supporting role to the groom. A position of huge responsibility that should not be undertaken or indeed offered lightly. His duties include:
The arrangement of the Stag Party (this should not be the night before the wedding)
Ensuring a punctual and sober arrival of the groom at the wedding venue.
Issuing of Buttonholes.
Issuing of Orders of Service.
Organising the seating with the wedding venue.
Responsibility for the bringing of rings to the wedding venue.
Presenting rings to the clergyman when required.
Witnessing the signing of the register.

Organisation of the Ushers.
Payment of Church fees on behalf of the groom.
Escorting the chief bridesmaid down the aisle.
Organising the transport from the ceremony to the reception.
'Best man' speech at the reception.
Reading out any telegrams and messages.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Planning Your Wedding: 4 - 2 months before

Planning your Wedding: 4 - 2 months before.
(not necessarily in the order shown)

* Book Wedding Night Accommodation
* Select a Hairdresser and Beautician for the Wedding Day and book Trial Sessions
* Inform Caterers and Reception Venue of final numbers
* Organise Stag and Hen parties
* Purchase Going Away Outfits and honeymoon Clothes
* Assist in selecting Mother-of-the-Bride Outfits

View full planning guide

Friday, 14 July 2017

First Dance - Warning

The 'First Dance' at a wedding is a tradition where the 'guest of honour' (the newlyweds) take to the floor to open the dancing after the wedding reception.

If you opt for a rehearsed, choreographed dance, make sure you choose a routine you are comfortable with.
Read the story here