DIY Best Man's speech template
Worried about the best man's speech? Let our foolproof and helpful DIY speech template do the hard work for you

6 wedding readings for true romantics
At a loss for the perfect ceremony sentiment? Try one of these super-sweet selections from the new anthology Penguin's Poems for Weddings
03 July 2014 at 08:39

15 ways to make your wedding speeches shine
For top toasts, it’s all about timing, humour and just enough of those sentimental moments
01 July 2014 at 11:24

Readings and poems for civil ceremonies
Meaningful extracts to suit your wedding style
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10 tips to make your wedding speeches simply unforgettable
For speeches your guests will never forget, a little blue-sky thinking goes a long way

Wedding speeches
Groom, best man, father of the bride and even the bride? Here's the low-down on what you should be saying, and when, at your reception.
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Wedding speech tips
For your Groom, the Best Man, your Dad and even you...

Writing your own wedding vows
Customise your ceremony with vows that are as unique as the two of you

Wedding vows and blessings
Inspirational words for your ceremony, invitations or reception

Tying the knot in church
What you can expect at your wedding ceremony

Popular Bible passages
Find the right religious reading for you

How to… give a great speech!
Even the most nervous speaker at your wedding will go from speechless to ‘speech! more!’…with our handy guide

Thoughtful quotes and sayings about love and marriage
Add some of the most romantic poems in history to your wedding day

Help and advice
Useful contacts for register offices and religious organisations