Toasts

After the speeches it’s time for the all-important Toasts, a chance to wish the bride and groom well for their future together. Modern brides may also want to get in on the act and make a speech to start as she means to go on!

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Why Have a Toastmaster at Your Wedding?

08/03/15 • Roles & Duties, Speeches & Toasts, Toasts

What is the point of having a Toastmaster at your wedding? It all seems a bit over the top! Regardless of what culture you are, if you want to relax and enjoy your day, then the simple answer is – get a Toastmaster. James Hasler, The Man in the Red Coat As a bride or… read more

Toasts: the whys and wherefores

06/06/06 • Speeches & Toasts, Toasts

Here’s some background info on what toasts are for, and the dos and don’ts of rehearsal dinner toasts No wedding would be complete without a toast to the bride and groom, accompanied by a cool sip of bubbly. And today you’re likely to be asked to charge your glasses and join in with several other… read more

Toast material: second marriages

06/06/06 • Speeches & Toasts, Toasts

Wedding toast material for you to adapt, if the happy couple aren’t first‐timers Second marriage speeches can be tricky, so be tactful when you make your toast. Always check your words out with a close family member first. Voice of experience ‘There was once a very famous and successful Avis car rental advertising campaign, that… read more

Material for general toasts

06/06/06 • Speeches & Toasts, Toasts

This wedding toast material is especially useful if there are no formal speeches, or for a rehearsal dinner toast To the happy couple ‘Let’s hope that the two of you live as long as you like. And let’s hope you have all you like for as long as you live…’ ‘I’m a person who likes… read more

Toast material to include children

06/06/06 • Speeches & Toasts, Toasts

Wedding toast material for you to adapt, if you’re looking for ways of including kids in the day’s main events The wedding is bound to be a big occasion in the lives of any children of the bride and/or groom, whether it’s cementing their parents’ existing relationship or marking the formation of a new family.… read more

Toast material: groom

06/06/06 • Speeches & Toasts, Toasts

Wedding toast material for you to adapt, if it’s your big day The groom traditionally toasts the bridesmaids/maid of honour. He may also choose to toast his wife, and his wife will then reply and toast the bridesmaids. He may also toast the hosts, traditionally his new in‐laws, especially if there are no bridesmaids. Edible… read more

Toast material for a bridesmaid

06/06/06 • Speeches & Toasts, Toasts

Wedding toast material for you to adapt, if you’re a bridesmaid scheduled to say a few words… Bridesmaids don’t traditionally toast, so who you toast is up to you. How about toasting the best man back, or the bride? Then again, you can’t have too many toasts to the happy couple: Best wishes ‘It’s not… read more

Toast material for the bride

06/06/06 • Speeches & Toasts, Toasts

Wedding toast material for you to adapt if you’re a bride who’d like to say a few words Traditionally the bride did not make a speech, so there is no formal toast for her to make. This means she can choose to toast whoever she likes. Popular choices are her parents/groom’s parents and family, her… read more


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