Mid Yorkshire Golf Club
Mid Yorkshire Golf Club


Wedding Etiquette


The Bride
The Bride selects the type of service.
She decides on the attire of herself and the Bridesmaids.


The Bridegroom
The Bridegroom selects the Best Man and the ushers.
He buys the ring and pays the church fees. He can also buy presents for the Bridesmaids, Best Man and ushers as a gesture of gratitude of their help.
He buys flowers for his Bride, the Bride’s mother, his own mother, Bridesmaids and the button holes for himself and the Best Man.
He arranges and pays for transport for himself and the Best Man and for the Bride and himself after the wedding.


The Best Man
The Best Man is the Bridegroom’s right hand man.
He keeps the ring and ensures the Bridegroom gets to the church on time.
He pays the church fees on behalf of the Bridegroom.
He checks and ensures the transport for all the guests to the reception and that any travel arrangements for the honeymoon are in order.


Chief Bridesmaid
She assists the Bride to dress, holds the bouquet during the ceremony and organises the other Bridesmaids.


The Bride's Father
The father gives the Bride away. He receives the guests at the reception. He pays for the wedding dress, Bridesmaid's dresses, cars, photographs, church and reception flowers, invitations and press announcements.


The Bride's Mother
The Bride’s mother is traditionally in charge of all proceedings.
She decides on the guest list together with the Bridegroom's mother and the venue for the reception. She handles any catering arrangements and ensures the wedding cake is ready.
After the wedding ceremony the Bride's mother and father together with the Bride and Groom, and his parents, greet the guests at the reception.

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