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Five Tips for beginning your Best Man’s Speech

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Don’t know how to start your best man speech? Follow the Wedding Speech Guru FIVE TIPS for BEGINNING YOUR BEST MAN’S SPEECH and you’ll soon realise that it’s not a question of what to say, but what to leave out. #1   Don’t start at the beginning   When writing anything, the toughest bit to get right […]

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Camera, Action, Wedding Speech!

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Being at a wedding is often like being in the movies. Receptions look like film sets, there’s always drama, and the happy couple are film stars for the day. Like executive producers, the bride and groom spend months envisaging how the day will play out in front of the cameras.

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Dos and Don’ts for the Bride’s speech

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For centuries the sound of a tea spoon being tapped against a wine glass at a wedding reception has signalled the moment when the speeches begin. The father of the bride, followed by the groom, and finally the best man, have cleared their throats, knocked back their drinks and got to their feet.  But the […]

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The Brides’s Speech

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I came across a discussion on a wedding forum the other day about brides making speeches at their weddings in which some of the participants seemed to live in the era of Samuel Johnson. Dr Johnson, who I think it’s fair to say, if he were alive today, would be unlikely to be given a […]

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Rehearsing your Wedding Speech

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When you stand up at the reception to make your wedding speech it will obviously be the first time that the wedding guests have heard what you are going to say. But please, please, make sure that it isn’t also the first time that you have heard the speech.   Read it out loud Even […]

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Editing your wedding speech

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Whether you are a best man, groom, father of the bride, bride or bridesmaid, the most important stage in creating a great wedding speech is the completion of the first draft.   So, once you have your first draft, and you’ve had a Chocolate Hobnob to celebrate, what now? Job done?  I’m afraid not. Imagine […]

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