Guide To Wedding Traditions

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Find out why we really kiss the bride.

36 Wedding Traditions

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Why does the bride stand to the left and what is the significance of the wedding cake

The 12 Months of Marriage

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An old rhyme for the superstitious about the months in which you marry...

Wedding Traditions - The Rings

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Ever wondered where it all began?

Wedding Cake Traditions

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Would you save the top tier for your first born and why is a wedding cake tiered?

Traditions - Wedding Announcements

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Why are wedding announcements made a month before the ceremony

Traditions - Wedding Car Decorations

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Tin cans or old shoes were tied to the back...

Traditions - Marrying On The Half-Hour

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Chinese tradition says the couple should marry on the half-hour...and another says never marry in May...

Wedding Anniversaries

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The traditional and modern guide to wedding anniversary gifts

Wedding Toasts

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The tradition of wedding toasts came from the clinking of glasses came from medieval times...

Traditions - The Honeymoon

Honeymoons

Folklore and tradition has it that tradition of the honeymoon was more a kidnapping...

Wedding Ring

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A symbol of commitment, love and respect...

Traditions - Why The Bride Arrives Late

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Well it has nothing to do with fashion, that's for sure.

Bouquet

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Originally made from herbs, spices & flowers...

Carrying The Bride Over The Threshold

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A precaution against evil spirits or just a test of the grooms strength...

Wedding Superstitions: Are You A Believer?

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11 enduring wedding myths, tales and superstitions

Wedding Myths Uncovered

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Weddings are an ancient tradition steeped in myth and superstition - here's a closer look at the history behind a few prevailing wedding myths.

Flower Girls

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Flower girls, scattering flower petals before the brides path, traditionally...

The Bridal Garter

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The wedding tradition of throwing the garter originated

White Wedding Gown

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Originally, bridal gowns were in bold colours...

Groom Always First

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We all know the bride is always late...

You May Now Kiss The Bride

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The kiss was as important as the signing...

Bridal Attendants

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Attendants were a way to safeguard the bride & groom...

Giving Away The Bride

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The father of the bride walks his daughter down the aisle...

Marrying In May

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In ancient Rome, May was considered the unluckiest month...

Cake Under Your Pillow

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This tradition dates back to the 17th Century...

Wedding Cake

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Wheat, symbolising fertility, was a blessing for the couple...

Wedding Bells

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Originally this was to safeguard the bride & groom...