Reception etiquette. However mostly the traditions of the rest of the western world are followed in australia particularly the english scottish and irish traditions. Heres the basic order of events at a wedding reception. Etiquette noun a set of rules or customs which control accepted behaviour in particular social groups or social situations. Entertaining guests after a wedding.
Today the bride and groom often cut the wedding cake early in the reception so that guests are free to leave when theyre ready. A time of laughter love tears drunk uncles and a whole lot of confusing rules and expectations. Imsimbi training is a fully accredited training provider with the services seta number 2147 as well as a level 2 contributor bbbee company. Wedding ceremony australia the wedding ceremony and customs are extremely varied in this countrys multicultural society.
1876 victorian england revisited talks about the etiquette behind the usage of calling cards. This summer a lot of people are going to weddings as full fledged adult. Once cocktails are finished the couple and wedding party have been announced and the first dance is over if youve chosen to dance before the meal dinner should be served. The couple receive society in the form of family and friends for the first time as a married couple.
The simple rule to remember about wedding etiquette is never do or say anything that has even the slightest potential to offend. Some of these wedding reception decoration ideas have just got to inspire you to great things. Reception and telephone etiquette 2 days. Weddings are surrounded by tradition many of which have been replaced or forgotten over time.