ORDER OF SPEECHES 1. THE WELCOME TOAST WHO:
The parents of the bride and sometimes the groom. WHEN: As soon as all guests are seated.
WHAT IT COVERS:
A toast to the happy couple, and a welcome message.
2. THE NEWLYWEDS’ SPEECHES WHO:
You and your new spouse. During dinner.
WHEN: WHAT YOU COVER:
Your feelings about each other, a thank you to your parents, the bridal party and your guests.
3. THE BEST MAN AND MAID OF HONOUR TOASTS WHEN: During dinner. WHAT THEY COVER:
Entertaining anecdotes about the bride and groom, a thanks to the couple (and their parents) for inviting everyone to be a part of their day, and encouraging words for the future.