Wedding Readings and Speeches

Wedding Readings and Speeches

Readings are one of the easiest ways to personalise your wedding ceremony and what type you choose will depend on your venue – religious readings and hymns, for example, are not permitted in a civil ceremony location.

Having readings at your ceremony is also a great way of including a special friend or relative in the day, especially if you haven't been able to choose them as a member of the main bridal party.

Any public speaking can be daunting, but this handy section will guide you through and give you top tips on how to deliver a speech or reading to remember.

Simply choose from our 'Wedding Readings and Speeches' posts below to start planning your wedding like a pro.

Groom Speech Jokes: How To Be Funny Without Resorting To Googled...

GROOM SPEECH JOKES: How To Be Funny Without Resorting To Googled Gags All wedding speeches should be funny, not just the best man’s. Here, the...

10 Perfect Wedding Love Poems

10 Perfect Wedding Love Poems Poet and titleholder of Young People's Laureate for London, Caleb Femi has created his personal list of the 10 best wedding...
Get your wedding speeches sorted right now with this ultimate guide of ideas for the father of the bride, best man, groom bride and even bridesmaids!

The ULTIMATE Guide To Wedding Speeches To Have Yours Written In...

Raise the roof when you raise a glass with these secrets to success. This ultimate guide to wedding speeches will help you through every...
You want a memorable wedding speech, but you also want to follow tradition and make sure you know what to say and when. These wedding speech tips help

14 Wedding Speech Tips To Deliver An Epic Speech

On the hunt for wedding speech tips? Whether you're the groom, best man or father of the bride, these words of wisdom will have...

Fun And Quirky Wedding Readings With A Difference

Fun And Quirky Wedding Readings With A Difference If romantic wedding readings make you cringe rather than coo over your bride or groom-to-be, why not...
For the best man, groom or even bride, planning wedding speeches can feel like a lot of pressure. Use these 3 wedding speech examples to make it simple

3 Real-Life Memorable Wedding Speech Examples That You Could Use Too!

These couples ramped up their speeches to make them a roaring success. Here, they reveal how you can do the same with their wedding...

6 Of The Most Romantic Wedding Readings From Books

6 Of The Most Romantic Wedding Readings From Books If you and your h2b are lovers of literature, then fiction is a great place to...

10 Ways To Deliver The Perfect Wedding Speech

10 Ways To Deliver The Perfect Wedding Speech You’ve written it, you’ve rehearsed it and now you have to deliver it. (gulp!) More people fear...

6 Questions Grooms Ask About Their Wedding Speech

6 Questions Grooms Ask About Their Wedding Speech. Wedding speech expert Lawrence Bernstein has answered every speech-related question under the sun from anxious grooms. Here...

The 5 Worst Wedding Speech Mistakes To Avoid On Your Wedding...

5 Of The Worst Wedding Speech Mistakes To Avoid On Your Wedding Day Exes on the guest list. Calorie counting on your wedding day. The...

6 Types Of Best Man Speech And What To Expect

One of the groom's tasks is to choose their best man for the wedding, and there's a lot to consider before making that decision....

How To Write An Amazing Mr And Mrs Wedding Speech

How To Write An Amazing Mr And Mrs Wedding Speech Mr & Mrs speeches were a huge trend throughout 2016 and still this year, guests and...

What To Mention In Your Groom’s Speech

Normally wedged between the father of the bride speech and the best man speech, the groom's speech needs to stand out! Here are the...

The Best Man Speech: 5 Things To Avoid!

The Best Man Speech: 5 Things To Avoid... Let's be honest, if you had to pick the most challenging of wedding speeches, it would have...

A Guide To Overcome Wedding Speech Nerves!

A Guide To Overcome Wedding Speech Nerves... This ultimate speech guide will give the best tips and tricks to help anyone overcome wedding speech nerves, not...
Take inspiration from five real couples who nailed their wedding speeches, and you can do too! For love, laughter and memories, they don't come better...

5 real speeches that had guests roaring with laughter

Ready to raise your glass to word perfect wedding speeches? Do you want the whole room to be roaring with laughter or holding back...

4 of the best wedding readings and poems for children

Children's wedding readings There are all sorts of reasons why you may want a child to say some words as part of your wedding ceremony....

Why a Toastmaster could prevent all stress on the big day…

If you have decided to rope in the help of a planner to organise everything in the lead up to your big day, brides...
Can children give speeches at weddings? Older children might embrace the moment to raise a glass and say a few words, but for littler ones, try these ideas

Can children give speeches at weddings?

Wedding breakfasts are characterised by a slew of speeches, traditionally given by the groom, the father of the bride and the best man. But,...

What to do if you don’t want to give a speech

Speeches may be traditional, but they’re not for everyone. We’re here to help you plan your dream wedding – speeches or no speeches, so...

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