Registering your marriage probably isn’t the highest thing on your wedding planning ‘to do’ list - but it is one of the most important. Unless you are getting married in the Church of England then it’s a legal requirement for you to give notice (register) your intent to marry.
Sometimes it can feel quite complicated - so I am going to share with you everything you need to know about registering your marriage in Bedfordshire. Read More
Happy December Everyone! Christmas is just around the corner and everything is feeling festive! December can be one of our busiest as we start to plan out what 2019 will look like! That being said, it’s also busy for you- brides- planning those spring and summer weddings! Especially as you try to lock in some key details before the Christmas rush and before the ringing in of the new year. Read More
Choosing hymns for your church wedding might feel like a daunting task. What words do you want your guests singing in unison as you and your love stand at the alter together? Your best bet is to choose hymns that are meaningful to you. Was there a hymn that your Nan always hummed while making her homemade custard tart? Do you have memories of your Grandad belting out the words to ‘Amazing Grace’ on a Sunday morning in the church pew. Are there words that resound true for you still as you listen to the lyrics of a hymn? If so go with those. They will flood your service with meaning, memories and depth as you all join to sing together. And if you have no idea where to start, we’re here to help you. This could be the beginning of making hymns a meaningful part of family traditions within your new family, and having something as timeless as a simple tune to pass down for generations. Read More
When it comes to choosing great wedding readings for your Civil Ceremony it can be difficult to know where to start. You want something that reflects you as a couple and that fits in with your ceremony. If you are brave, you could opt to give the choice to whoever you have asked to read at your ceremony and allow them to pick your wedding reading for you. If you want to choose your wedding readings yourself, then perhaps find a selection of great readings online and spend an evening with your partner reading them together over dinner.
To help you out we have chosen 5 great wedding readings that would be perfect for your civil ceremony, perhaps one of these is right for you. Read More