Wedding traditions: The cake

Wedding traditions: The cake

Everybody loves cake – it’s one of the facts of life. However, have you ever stopped to wonder just why we have a cake at weddings and what it actually symbolises? Where it all started….. Long ago in Roman times (yes that long ago), the custom was...
Wedding Traditions: Throwing the bouquet

Wedding Traditions: Throwing the bouquet

Throwing the bouquet is yet another very old tradition which dates back centuries. It’s also a tradition which is becoming rarer at modern day weddings. Whether that’s because of the cost of the bouquet in the first place, or whether it’s just...
Wedding traditions: The first dance

Wedding traditions: The first dance

Wedding Traditions The First Dance The First Dance…..just the mere mention of it sends shudders down the spine of many of the couples I meet with before their wedding day! I have to admit, it’s not something my own wife and myself looked forward to nearly...