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Top Tips For Writing The Perfect Grooms Speech

Remind your groom that practice makes perfect when it comes to his wedding speech. Photograph by London Wedding Photographer Kerry Morgan

Not everyone is a natural speaker, let alone a natural speech writer! I know that some grooms can become terribly nervous at the prospect of addressing a crowded room at his wedding reception. If your fiancé is one of those grooms, I am sure he would be only too grateful to receive some tips for writing the perfect grooms speech. I recently caught up with...

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December 2015

The Perfect Readings For A Church Wedding

Have you thought about readings for a church wedding? Make sure you sit down with close family and friends to discuss in detail.

If you are planning a church wedding, but have no idea of the types of readings you are allowed or which appeal to you, then this is the post for you. If you are having a religious church wedding service, one or two readings of your choice will usually be given after the priest, vicar or minister delivers a short sermon. This is the perfect...

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July 2015

The 10 Most Romantic Wedding Readings

If you are looking for romantic wedding readings for your ceremony, you have come to the right place.

A wedding service usually includes one or two readings of your choice, but what to pick can be daunting, because the range of material available is enormous. Our suggested extracts include poetry and prose that can’t help but convey an element of romance to your day and express the enduring qualities of love too; from companionship to fidelity, security and serenity. Your wedding should without...

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July 2015

How To Write The Perfect Wedding Speech

If you, your groom or his best man wants to know how to make the perfect wedding speech, they should read this article. Photograph by Gypsy Westwood.

Standing up in front of a room full of people and being expected to make them laugh, sigh and maybe even shed a tear, is understandably daunting! The much-dreaded duty of giving a wedding speech normally falls to the father of the bride, groom and best man, but before they get too stressed at the prospect, reassure them with our easy guide to gathering material,...

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June 2015

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