to be a never ending list of arrangements to be made when planning
a wedding. Below is a guide to who traditionally is responsible
Bride and her Parents
following arrangements are the responsibility of the bride and her
family, it is expected the groom will be involved in some of the
- Where to
be married, either in church, register office or other approved
arrangements for the wedding service; Order of Service, music,
decorations for the premises e.g flowers for the church.
- Choose her
bridesmaids, perhaps pageboys and their outfits. ·
the reception, this includes:
- The time
- The menu
- The wines
and soft drinks to be served
flowers to be used on the tables and who is to provide them
- The number
- The seating
the wedding cake.
- Choose and
order the flowers, bouquets, buttonholes and corsages.
- Order the
- Choose the
invitations have them printed, write them and send them out.
- Book a photographer
and videographer, if required.
- Choose to
buy hire or have the wedding gown made.
to include the traditional, something old something new something
borrowed something blue as part of the bides outfit.
will be consulted on many of the plans made by the bride and her
family but the following are his specific responsibilities.
- His 'stag
- Buying the
- Buying or
hiring his own wedding clothes.
his best man and ushers.
and booking the honeymoon.