Here in the UK we are fortunate enough to be able to get married 24/7. Meaning we can legally marry any day, any time, including getting married at night. Although it wasn’t always this way.
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?
For couples who hate extravagant and formal affairs, why not host your very own barn wedding at one of these gorgeous Essex venues? Essex has an incredibly intricate history, with the Romans, Saxons and Vikings each leaving their own unique mark on the land. Now this county and its seamless blend of rich farmland and glorious coastline is host to over 6,784 weddings each year.
Modern weddings have moved a long way from the traditional ceremonies of yesteryear; the bride and groom can see each other the night before, the white dress isn’t a necessity and same sex marriage has been legal since 2013. It seems like every aspect of a wedding has been modernised. So why wouldn’t you do the same for your wedding reading? Forget flipping through a bible. Non-religious wedding readings have become all the rage, with people picking anything from Shakespeare to Socrates for the perfect emotional moment. But, if you’re not entirely sure what you want and don’t even have […]