Real Wedding – Ashleigh and Craig’s Scottish Wedding

Have you ever dreamt of a fairy tale wedding? A wedding in 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. Hard working bridal makeup artist and mum of two Ashleigh married the man […]

The Wedding Ceremony : 5. How to make your civil wedding ceremony special

Let’s face it, at its bare minimum, a civil wedding ceremony is a dry and insipid official enactment of the legal procedure required to enable a couple to become man and wife. It lacks the traditional human resonances and the feeling of spiritual commitment of its religious counterpart. It is worth taking the time and […]

The Wedding Ceremony : 3. How do I organise a church wedding ceremony in England and Wales?

Part Three: How to plan a church wedding ceremony in England and Wales The rules relating to a religious wedding ceremony are not the same as those associated with a civil wedding ceremony. Eligibility to get married in parish churches in England and Wales is governed by convolute regulations. Generally, it is easier to organise […]

The Wedding Ceremony : 2. The dos and don’ts of the civil wedding ceremony in the UK

Part Two : What are we allowed to include in a civil wedding ceremony? At its most basic, a civil wedding ceremony must include legal declarations of status and the exchange of marriage vows, through which both partners make verbal commitments to love and support each other throughout the rest of their lives. These vows […]