Readings, rituals and rings all have a part to play when two people marry, giving you great scope to make the length and content of the ceremony your own. Just don’t go cramming everything in, writes Natasha Radmehr…
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This pretty, classic country house wedding in Dumfries had a lot of happy tears and a nice surprise for guests (not just that it was a glorious 30°C on the day)
Photography | Fraser Craig Photography
Whether you choose a teeny-tiny elopement or go all out with an extra-large guest list, making your ceremony personal to you and inclusive for your guests is a must
Maggie and John got married, third-date lucky, as soon as the second lockdown restrictions had eased and they received a rapturous response from well-wishers on Byres Road afterwards
Photography | Lauren Stirling Photography
Your commitment to one another is all that matters, so take some time to explore the many different formats this life-changing event can take, says Olivia Simpson
Hollie and Stuart wanted exactly the same thing from their wedding: simply to be surrounded by their closest relatives and pals for a weekend – oh and for dog Ted to be there too!
Photography | Casey Stewart Photography
It’s the most meaningful bit of the whole thing, so you need to get the ceremony right. Recent newlyweds tell us how they did it, from writing their vows to selecting appropriate rituals
As a humanist celebrant, this bride had no shortage of real-life inspiration when it came to organising her wedding. However, the pandemic and a dodgy car boot made sure that it wasn’t plain sailing on the way to the altar…
Photography | Francis J. Smith Photography
Sophie and Deric went to town with the DIY details for their pretty autumn wedding at Cornhill Castle. They even made all the tablet for their favours themselves – multiple times!
Photography | Megan Lannigan Photography and Kim Allan Photography
When couples everywhere were postponing their weddings because of Covid, this couple made the difficult decision to bring theirs forward so the mother of the bride could be there to see her daughter marry
Photography | Biggar Picture Photography
There’s a ceremony reading to suit every taste, but so much choice can leave you wondering where to begin. We’ve got the top 10 dos and don’ts of choosing your wedding readings with guidance from Scottish celebrants
Carole and Stephen braved the wintry weather for their Covid-restricted ceremony on Luss Pier. They couldn’t have a reception so made do with a homemade picnic and cupcakes back at their car!
Photography | Victoria Charlotte Rose Photography
All you need is love – plus someone to legally marry you. With celebrant-led weddings soaring in Scotland, how do you find the best person to oversee the ceremony? We’ve got eight of them right here…
Hazel and Bruce’s wee wedding in the Highland capital was the tonic their families needed after a tough few months
Photography | Karen Thorburn Photography
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, could eloping be right for you? Scottish wedding celebrants give their take on running away to get married