When we speak to clients most want a speech which feels ‘completely unique’ but also follows traditional wedding speech etiquette. Luckily we like a challenge…
What we advise is this… be polite, be grateful but don’t be tied down by old traditions which make speeches sound ‘samey’, clichéd or lazy.
That said, a marriage gets off to a good start if the groom remembers to thank his mum in law and it’s important to know the traditions before you decide whether to ignore, follow or shake them up.
Here’s a summary of the traditional Christian-based British wedding speech etiquette, followed by our Speechy take on it all.