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What To Include In The Best Man Speech

10/03/17 • Best Man Speeches, Speeches & Toasts

Here’s what to include in the best man speech, from choosing the right material to setting the tone, what you should say and perhaps more importantly what you shouldn’t say! As best man you’ll be expected to make a witty, meaningful and moving speech at the wedding. If that sounds like a tall order, worry not because we… read more

Groom's Speech

How to Thank People in the Groom’s Speech

20/02/17 • Groom's Speeches, Speeches & Toasts

Your wedding speech is all about giving thanks. If you’re having trouble finding the right words just take inspiration from, or simply adapt and use, some of these fabulous thank you lines. Just remember to change the names! Here’s how to thank people in the groom’s speech. To Thank Your New Father-in-Law ‘I just want to thank my father-in-law for his… read more

Toast Examples For Best Man Speeches

30/01/17 • Best Man Speeches, Speeches & Toasts

A best man’s wedding speech traditionally finishes with a toast to the bride and groom, where you encourage everyone to have a drink and wish them all the best for their future. Putting that into words is easy with these toast examples that you can adapt and use. Just remember to change the names!  Wedding Speech Toast… read more

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Wedding Speeches: Who Traditionally Says What?

15/01/17 • Speeches & Toasts, Wedding Speech Guide

There are no hard and fast rules but the wedding speeches and toasts traditionally follows the order of: father of the bride, groom, best man, and other toasts. It’s growing more and more popular for the brides to make a speech too. So here’s a brief run-down of the traditional order of the toasts, and… read more

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Being the Best Man

09/01/17 • Roles & Duties, Ushers and Best Man

The best man is one of the key figures in the bridal party, and his responsibilities encompass far more than just presenting the wedding rings when prompted. As best man, you need to be an organiser, entertainer, trouble‐shooter and a good friend. Here’s what’s in the job description and how to be the best man for the job. It… read more

Traditional Best Man Speech Format

23/12/16 • Best Man Speeches, Speeches & Toasts

How to ensure the traditional parts of a best man’s wedding speech are included – tick off our handy checklist of wedding speech essentials. As best man and with a (hopefully) witty, amusing, moving speech to give at the wedding, you will no doubt have already consulted our Best Man Guides to everything from choosing the best… read more

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Non-Religious Wedding Readings

22/12/16 • Sample Wedding Speeches, Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Readings, Wedding Speech Guide

Inspirational readings about love and marriage are one of the most popular additions to wedding ceremonies. We have put together a classic collection of some of the most beautiful non-religious wedding readings. All you have to do is choose your favourite. No matter if you’re going for a religious reading or one that’s more secular, the… read more

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How to Write a Maid of Honour Wedding Speech

18/11/16 • Other Speakers, Speeches & Toasts

We live in enlightened times. Britain has a female Prime Minister. And a Queen! Germany has both (sort of). The US almost elected a woman to be its Commander In Chief. And yet, at the majority of weddings, the speaking roles are delegated exclusively to the men. The Father of the Bride, the Groom, and… read more

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How to Write a Great Same-Sex Wedding Speech

05/11/16 • Speeches & Toasts

You’ve been asked to give a speech at a friend or relative’s wedding. On the one hand, it’s an honour. A privilege. An opportunity to tell everyone how much they mean to you. On the other, and if you’re like most people, it fills you with dread. What if I’m too nervous? What if I… read more

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Best Man Speech Advice and Tips

24/05/16 • Best Man Speeches, Speeches & Toasts

Rose Bourke from website, The Best Best Man offers some top best man speech advice and everything you ever wanted to know about writing and delivery. Follow these tips to give a best man’s speech that goes down in history. Image courtesy of Sarah Young The best speeches start by thinking about the audience and what they… read more