Before the Wedding Breakfast 

Welcome Principal Guests on arrival at Reception.
Form Reception Line and announce the Guests.
Announce Grace.

After the Wedding Breakfast 

Announcement during the coffee, the Bride and Groom will be invited to cut their Wedding Cake.

Announcements After the Toasts and Cake is served

Call upon the speakers in the following order

  • Father of the Bride.
  • Groom replies to the Toast and also proposes a toast to the Bridesmaids, and also present the Bridesmaids & Best Man with gifts.
  • Best Man replies to the toast on behalf of the Bridesmaids, and reads a selection of Cards and Telegrams.
  • It is possible that others from both sides of the family may wish to say a few words, and should be invited to do so.
  • At this time a bouquet of flowers can be presented to both Mothers by way of thanks.

That concludes the Formal part of the Wedding Breakfast, and it is customary to thank everyone for attending and ask them to adjourn to the Bar so that the room can be re-arranged ready for the evening Celebrations.