UKbride Member Request 19 Mar 2018

How important is it for both of us to have met the guest list? I have...

How important is it for both of us to have met the guest list? I have friends across the country since university and some family have moved away. Is it OK for my faince to meet them on the day?

Lucy Lewis
Lucy Lewis 20 Mar 2018

Hi It is fine :)

Michelle Rew
Michelle Rew 21 Mar 2018

My H2B hasn't met half of my part of the guests lol, the way I see it, if they haven't met yet, then here's the perfect opportunity :) x

Louise Lydia
Louise Lydia 21 Mar 2018

I had only met my fiancé’s friend a few time then met his new wife the day of the wedding now I’m my partner and I are one of their sons god parents and they are in our wedding north.😀

Bonnie Ramsey
Bonnie Ramsey 21 Mar 2018

My partner has university friends coming from across the world, whilst I’ve never met them in person I have spoken to them on the phone and I’m super excited to meet them 😁 it’s fine to meet people on the day in my opinion, lots of your guests will be meeting each other for the first time and I can’t think of a better place for them to meet x

Sharon  Fowles
Sharon Fowles 21 Mar 2018

I havent met all members of his family yet, & he hasnt met all mine.. I think its the normal way it is.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Mar 2018

I think it's only really important for immediate family.

Catriona White
Catriona White 21 Mar 2018

I wouldn't worry! My H2B has met the key players but a lot of my family live in America/Canada and he's not met them. Most are flying in early so he'll meet them a day or two in advance but some he might not see until the big day ( that is if he's not been scared off by my crazy American family en masse before then 😆)

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Mar 2018


Bethany Smith
Bethany Smith 21 Mar 2018

I haven't met most of his guests and he's never met anyone from my extended family. It's not a big deal for us.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Mar 2018

Yes, of course it’s fine!!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Mar 2018

I'm meeting my partners family the day before the wedding as they live in Australia. There are also a few of his friends that I'm meeting on the day

Stephanie Wood
Stephanie Wood 21 Mar 2018

It's your wedding so you can do what you want. I've met most of mine but there are a couple of friend's of H2B that live far away and I haven't met yet. It's unlikely I'll meet them before and one of them is an usher (will probably meet him the week of the wedding). They are my H2B's friends so don't see why he shouldn't invite them just because we've not met.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Mar 2018

I would just let him meet them on the day. Gives a good topic for conversation before the meal

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Mar 2018

Of course it's fine. If they're important to you, invite them and introduce them on the day. You could make fun of it. Weddings are full of people who don't know each other. Don't worry about it x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Mar 2018

I’d say it’s fine as long as you’re both happy! I haven’t even met the best man

Lauren Hayes
Lauren Hayes 22 Mar 2018

I think that’s the best time to meet people. That’s the one time all the people you both love and care about come together to see you x

Kelly McKee
Kelly McKee 23 Mar 2018

I am meeting a few of my fiancés friends on the day.. will be good to have new people to chat too!

Manon Wells Jesus
Manon Wells Jesus 25 Mar 2018

I still haven't met the best man, seeing haw we lived in different countries to begin with, but I'm not worried, if he wants someone there, then they must be worth having, hell be mating some of my best friends and family for the first time too that week :)

Kayleigh Thomson
Kayleigh Thomson 26 Mar 2018

I think it depends on how big a wedding you are having. If you are only having a small wedding then I would maybe leave them off the day time and give them an evening invitation instead

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 29 Mar 2018

Weddings are a great time to meet new people, even if you are the bride and groom. Just keep in mind that your fiance may not get to spend much quality time getting to know your old friends with all of the other guests and festivities :)


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