Wedding Ideas: The ceremony
Information on the ceremony for a church, humanist or civil wedding.
If you have chosen a celebrant-led wedding ceremony, then you can make your wedding ceremony completely personal and unique to you and your partner. However, this freedom may be a bit overwhelming! Here we have some beautiful alternative wedding ceremony traditions that could be included in your personalised ceremony.
Muslim weddings are lavish celebrations steeped in history and tradition. While the specific customs vary across countries, cultures, and Islamic sects, there are certain cultural and religious rituals that remain the same. Here we will guide you through everything you need to know about a Muslim wedding ceremony.
Marriage is considered one of these necessary responsibilities of Sikhism. Sikhs believe the holy union brings one closer to God and happiness. Marriage is the highest form of love - love of the Divine. Sikh wedding celebrations last several days and are community-wide events. Here we will guide you through everything you need to know about a Sikh wedding ceremony.
When it comes to tying the knot, there are various ceremonies with different legal statuses. Instead of simply ‘getting married’ in either a church or registry office, there are actually multiple choices to consider. This gives you the opportunity to explore and find something that will perfectly define you and your partner as a couple. Here we look at all sorts of different ceremony options, from civil ceremonies in licensed venues to those celebrating an interfaith relationship using a celebrant.
Throughout January, the picturesque Wasing Park in Berkshire is running a Winter Wonderland event for couples to see the venue dressed for a winter wedding. Their recommended suppliers have styled the venue beautifully to help inspire brides looking to tie the knot in Berkshire. What's more, the Wasing Park team are on hand to show you around both the venue and the guest accommodation.
He's known for writing some of the most romantic plays and poetry of all time, so it's no surprise that Shakespeare is a popular source when it comes to wedding readings and quotes! Whether you use them as part of your ceremony, inspiration for your vows, or as part of your decor, here are some of our favourite quotes from The Bard of Avon...
Your order of service will depend slightly on whether you're planning a civil ceremony or a church wedding, but essentially it's a breakdown of the ceremony so that the guests know what to expect. Read on to find out more...
Looking for the perfect wedding reading or poem? Here, we have ideas for every kind of wedding, from modern to traditional, emotional to funny. There are even options if you want children to do readings! So, take a look at our top picks below...
Looking for a religious wedding reading? This passage from Corinthians is one of the most famous Bible passages for a wedding, with good reason...
Looking for a religious wedding reading? Read Ecclesiastes Chapter 4, verses 9-12 (New King James Version) here...
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