We know the story: ceremony, breakfast, evening reception, rinse and repeat. For couples looking to do something a little different, this structure can be somewhat restrictive. However, it doesn’t have to be like that. If you’re not too fussed about hosting a wedding reception or have absolutely no intention of going through the stress of […]
This is a question that many brides face: should I get married in a church or have a civil ceremony? While the answer may be easy for some, for others it will take a lot more consideration.
Your wedding day is a special day that you will treasure for the rest of your life. However, it is also a legal status that requires certain terms to make it “proper”. Therefore, it is important to add a little of your own personality to the event. Here, we are going to explore some ways […]
Although the years from 1939 to 1945 were full of tragedy, that didn’t stop plenty of couples from tying the knot. In fact, it may have encouraged premature nuptials as soldiers wanted to protect their sweethearts financially during World War Two.
Today we’re going to take an in-depth look at the readings that often take place as part of both religious and civil marriage ceremonies.
Have you ever dreamt of a fairytale wedding? A castle, a dress fit for a princess and all your family and friends there to celebrate with you. Well, for one lucky bride, this dream wedding became a reality.
At its most basic, a civil wedding ceremony must include legal declarations of status and the exchange of marriage vows. In short, both partners make verbal commitments to love and support each other throughout the rest of their lives. These vows can be accompanied by an exchange of rings, but this is not an obligatory […]
In this day and age, it’s critical we start taking actions to curb our impact on the planet’s climate. Weddings are large and expensive events, and in many cases a preparation for a future generation – but what kind of future will there be for our children?
A religious wedding ceremony is a beautiful way to bind the love you have with your partner and with your faith. A church wedding could refer to a number of different religious practises including Christian, Catholic and Church of England. The type of religious wedding ceremony you have depends on your faith and parish.
The wedding ceremony sits at the very heart of your special day. So you’ve opted for a civil service. How can you imbue a civil wedding ceremony with the sense of tradition and meaning that comes as part and parcel of a conventional religious service?