Etiquette for the big day

Etiquette for the big day

Seating for the wedding reception:

Groom’s father; bride’s mother, bridesmaid, bride, groom, best man, groom’s mother, bride’s father, priest.

The Church Order of procession up the aisle:

Father of the bride... The bride
Child attendants
Chief bridesmaid
Bridesmaids


Seating in the church:



Chief bridesmaid/attendants.......................Bestman/ groomsmen.

Bride’s parents & family......................Groom’s parents & family.

Bride’s family & relatives.......................Groom’s family & relatives

Bride’s honoured guests......................Groom’s honoured guests.

Bride’s friends.....................................Groom’s friends


Order of recession leaving the church:

Father of the bride.................................Groom’s mother

Groom’s father.........................................Bride’s mother

Groomsmen...............................................Bridesmaids

Best Man.............................................Chief bridesmaid

                             Child attendants

Groom................................................Bride