Did you know? Tucking a sugar cube into your wedding glove is meant to sweeten your union
Did you know? Civil Ceremonies can take place either in a Registry Office or any approved venue. Law dictates that any music and readings you choose must not contain any religious content. You could have your wedding reception in the same venue as your wedding!
Did you know? Carrying the Bride over the threshold of the new marital home symbolises medieval 'kidnapping' when they enter the marital home for the first time. If the bride entered the home with her left foot first, she would be visited by bad fortune. In order to avoid this disaster, the groom lifts her into the home.
Did you know? Civil Partnerships are a civil union between same-sex couples. Notice has to be given at a Registry Office. In entering into this union same-sex couples have similar rights to that of heterosexual married couples.
Did you know? The kiss that is given by the bride to the groom at the end of the wedding ceremony originates from the earliest times when the couple would actually make love for the first time under the eyes of half the village!