Traditional order of a wedding…

  • Ushers arrive
  • guests arrive, ushers seat them
  • prelude music
  • grandparents and special guests are seated
  • parents of groom seated
  • mother of bride seated
  • aisle runner thrown outwards
  • processional music
  • clergy enters
  • groom and best man [stage left, witnesses right, facing witnesses]
  • ushers followed by bridesmaids, maid of honour, ring bearer, flower girl.
  • Bride’s entrance music
  • bride and escort enter
  • ceremony.
  • recessional music
  • bride and groom, turn, walk followed by attendants. ushers escort family members from front. guests exit from front to back.
  • receiving line or cars to reception. [showering with confetti, roses, bubbles etc]
  • staged photos at church
  • paper signing if applicable
  • reception.

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