Wedding invite A-Z insert

Posted on 10/11/10 in Uncategorized, No Comments

It is a new and common trend to include an A-Z information list for guests in with the wedding invitation. The A-Z is a list of helpful information to let guests know some of the days events, location etc.

Here is an example:

Wedding A-Z

A

Accommodation – There are rooms available at Brocket Hall, we have reserved all 46 rooms, to reserve your room please let Alan or Natasha know.

Arrival for residential guests – those who are staying overnight you can check in to your room from 1pm.

Arrival for non-residential guests – if you are not staying over night at brocket hall you will be able to arrive from 2pm

B

Best Man – Alan will be having 2 best men – Nicholas Pinder and Ryan Stevenson

Billiards Room – Once all non-residential guests have departed the Billiards room will be open for the Gents to relax and have a game or two.

Black – Please refrain from wearing a black outfit, guys are more than welcome to wear a black suit, but we would appreciate it if the ladies didn’t wear all black. It is a joyous day and not a funeral!

Bridesmaids – our bridesmaids for the day will be [INSERT NAME(s)]

Buffet – There will be a hot and cold evening buffet served for those who will be peckish after a few too many drinks.

C

Ceremony - the ceremony begins at 3pm sharp – all guests are required to be seated by 2:45 pm to ensure that everything runs smoothly

Champagne Reception – after the ceremony there will be a champagne and canape reception

Confetti - the venue does not allow confetti of any sort so please refrain from bringing any

D

Dietry Requirements – if you have any special requirements please let us know so we can be sure to cater for you

Dinner – the wedding breakfast will take place at 5pm and you will be required to take your seats at 4:45pm

Drinks - You will be pleased to know that there will be an open bar/There will be a paying bar for the evening reception

E

Entertainment – the evening reception will begin at 7:45pm

F

Fireworks - to see in the new year there will be a firework display at midnight

G

Guest Book – Instead of the traditional style guest book, we will be leaving little cards on the tables with a “post box” for you to post your messages into. These will then be compiled into an album with a photo of each guest

H

Hats/Head Pieces – If you wish to where a hat or fascinator then please feel free! the more glam the better

Hen Night – to find details of the Hen Night speak to the maid of honour

I

Invitations - we would appreciate your RSVP back by [INSERT DATE]

Information – for details on how to get to the venue please see the directions page

J

Jackets – As we will be having a firework display, please make sure to bring a warm jacket

K

Kids – if you have young children who are attending please let us know if you would like a full 3 course meal for them or if they will be sharing.

L

Ladies – please dress as glam as you wish, the more colour and sparkle the better!

M

Memories – There are little note cards and envelopes on your tables for your messages. Please fill them in and post them in the post box

Music – we will be compiling a play list for our DJ, so if you have any special requests just drop us an email or let us know

N

No Smoking – Sorry but there is no smoking anywhere in the building, however the grounds are vast so feel free to take in the splendid scenery while having a cigarette outside

O

Order of Service – The Ceremony will be at 3PM and guests will be seated at 2:45. Feel free to arrive anytime after 2PM to be greeted with a drinks reception. After the ceremony there will be a champagne and canape reception while the photographer works his magic. This will be followed by a 3 course meal – with speeches! Then the party begins

P

Page Boys – The page boys for the day will be [INSERT NAME(s)]

Presents – We require your presence, not presents. But if you wish to give a gift please see the gift page for details on how to make a contribution to our honeymoon

Q

Quiet please – please ensure mobile phones are set to silent during the ceremony and speeches. You don’t want to miss any wise jokes from the best men or brides father now do you!

R

Reception - The evening reception will begin at 7:45

RSVP – There are several ways for you to RSVP. By returning the RSVP section on your invite, using the RSVP page on this site, by texting/phoning/emailing

S

Stag Night – To find details of the stag night speak to the best man

T

Top Table – we will be having a top table, however we will also be making our way round to talk to you all. Feel free to come and say hi to us at the top table too.

Thank You – to all of you for sharing this day with us, and thank you to those who have helped us out with all the planning

U

Ushers – not for us, 2 best men, 3 bridesmaids and 2 page boys will be plenty/The ushers will be [INSERT NAME(s)]

V

Videographer – please keep your eyes peeled for the videographer and feel free to leave a silly message

W

Winter Wedding – I am sure you will have had a fair few summer weddings to attend in your time, so we thought we would mix it up a bit!

X

XXXXX kisses – no doubt there will be lots of kisses throughout the day – for which we will not be apologising!

Y

You – as much as this is a day of celebration for us, we also want you to enjoy the day as much as we will. So go wild, party hard and be ready for a monster hangover

Z

Zzzzzzzzz – Time for bed. All non- residential guests have to depart by 1am, those staying at the venue can retire to your rooms at any time you wish!

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