Speeches & Traditions

Your wedding reception will probably be filled with speeches, rituals and traditions. If you need help planning yours out, look no further than these articles. From father of the bride speeches to bouquet tosses, we've covered it all.

Speeches & Traditions

How to Give an Unforgettable Wedding Toast

Have you been asked to give a speech at your friend’s wedding? We've got all the tips you need to make an unforgettable wedding toast.

By Jacqueline Tynes, 26/07/21

Speeches & Traditions

How to Nail Your Wedding Thank-You Speech

Trying to get your wedding thank-you speech just right? Let this be your guide to delivering some serious props.

By Alice Prendergast, 13/05/20

Speeches & Traditions

Wedding Speeches: Who Gives Them?

Once everyone has made it into the reception, it’s time for speeches to begin. So, who exactly makes a toast? We’ve got the lowdown.

By Alice Prendergast, 14/04/20

Speeches & Traditions

How to Nail Your Father of the Bride Speech

Need help prepping for your moment in the spotlight? We’ve got a few helpful tips and tricks for your father of the bride speech.

By Alice Prendergast, 19/02/20

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7 Tips for Giving a Joint Wedding Speech

Need help penning a joint wedding speech? Follow these rules and you should have no trouble coming up with something amazing.

By Alice Prendergast, 05/02/20

Speeches & Traditions

How to Write a Funny Wedding Toast

Want to make guests laugh out loud with a funny wedding toast? Follow these pro tips and you’ll have no problem penning something truly hilarious.

By Alice Prendergast, 26/12/19

Speeches & Traditions

Your Go-To Wedding Speech Template

So you’re not the best with words? We’ve crafted a template to get you through the wedding speech writing process stress-free.

By Alice Prendergast, 03/07/19

Speeches & Traditions

25 Things You Shouldn’t Say In Your Wedding Speech

Finished penning your wedding speech? Take a quick read-through to make sure you didn’t add in any of these.

By Alice Prendergast, 09/05/19

Speeches & Traditions

8 Steps to Writing the Perfect Maid of Honor Speech

Add a pinch of sentimentality, a dash of cringe-worthy storytelling and some well wishes and you’ve got the perfect maid of honor speech.

By Alice Prendergast, 22/03/19

Speeches & Traditions

The Introvert’s Guide to Wedding Speeches

Wedding speeches can be tough for shy guys and gals. Here are some helpful tips to get you through yours.

By Alice Prendergast, 03/12/18

Speeches & Traditions

6 Things You’ll Need for a Killer Wedding Cocktail Hour

From signature drinks to comfy seating, here are a few things that’ll make your wedding cocktail hour extra enjoyable.

By Alice Prendergast, 17/08/18

Speeches & Traditions

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Best Man Speech

Penning the perfect best man speech is tough. Here’s everything you should include (and exclude) from yours.

By Alice Prendergast, 02/05/18

Speeches & Traditions

Wedding Reception Timeline

To keep your wedding reception running smoothly you’re going to need a timeline. Here’s a rough template to help get you started with your planning.

By Alice Prendergast, 01/05/18

Speeches & Traditions

6 Major Wedding Speech Don’ts

Want to nail your wedding speech? Avoid these no-nos and you’ll totally kill it when the big day arrives.

By Alice Prendergast, 09/01/18

Speeches & Traditions

How to Decide Where to Sit at Your Wedding Reception

Can’t decide where you, the guests of honour, should sit during your meal? Here’s a breakdown of your options to help you decide.

By Alice Prendergast, 16/02/17