It is traditional for the Best Man, Brides Father and the Groom to give a speech at the wedding reception.
Scotland's fair capital is a Jekyll and Hyde city, divided into the Old Town - where sooty, gothic buildings tower above - and the New Town, a testament to Georgian neo-classical architecture.
It looks like somewhere the Brothers Grimm might have dreamt up – a metropolis nestled between the wild Salisbury crags, green hills and the Baltic waters of Leith.
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Before the Wedding takes place Brides have 'Hen' nights and bridegrooms have 'Stag' parties (similar to bachelor/bachelorette parties).
For couples getting married in a church, 'banns' announcing the proposed wedding are read aloud in the church three Sundays before the wedding.
A marriage can take place in:- Marriages today The trend nowadays is to marry later.
Many couples are living together first for all sorts of reasons such as finance. Weddings Over half the weddings in the UK take place in local register offices and the rest are religious ceremonies of one kind or another.
If you want to escape from your hectic, day-to-day life, the Isle of Iona is the place to go.
A small island in the inner Hebrides, Iona is inhibited by just 130 people who are either tenant farmers or who work in small crafts shops.
Traditionally the bride wears a white dress and the groom wears a suit (top hat and tails).