Before the Wedding takes place Brides have 'Hen' nights and bridegrooms have 'Stag' parties (similar to bachelor/bachelorette parties).
For couples getting married in a church, 'banns' announcing the proposed wedding are read aloud in the church three Sundays before the wedding.
A marriage can take place in:- Marriages today The trend nowadays is to marry later.
Many couples are living together first for all sorts of reasons such as finance. Weddings Over half the weddings in the UK take place in local register offices and the rest are religious ceremonies of one kind or another.
The groom chooses a Best Man who will look after the couple rings during the wedding ceremony.
You may not redistribute, sell or place the content of this page on any other website or blog without written permission from the Mandy Barrow.A few years ago changes in the law allowed couples to get married in all sorts of places (known as a civil Wedding Ceremony).Most weddings take place on Saturday afternoons, this is very much the “peak period” in any week for getting married.It is traditional for the Best Man, Brides Father and the Groom to give a speech at the wedding reception.Wedding Cake It is traditional at weddings to have a special wedding cake at the reception, often with two or more tiers - each tier may be made of a different type of cake to satisfy the tastes of all your wedding guests.
(In the UK, the age of sexual consent for women is 16).