Alanna May
Alanna May 26 Jun 2018

Could anyone please share what they have put on their reception-only...

Could anyone please share what they have put on their reception-only invites? Not sure how to word it, but want to make sure it is clear they are only invited to the evening so there are no embarassing encounters. Thank you!

Lucy Lewis
Lucy Lewis 26 Jun 2018

Hi we bought evening invitations :)

Susan Coleclough
Susan Coleclough 26 Jun 2018

Check out the website which does evening invitations and take the wording from one of their invitations. That's what I did, although I changed it a bit it was good guidance.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 27 Jun 2018

We put 'you are invited to an evening reception to celebrate the marriage of ...'

Rhiannon Robson
Rhiannon Robson 27 Jun 2018

Just have 'evening reception' and a start time :) xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 27 Jun 2018

My all day ones read ceremony and evening starting at 3pm. My evening ones read evening 7pm

Nikita Byrne
Nikita Byrne 27 Jun 2018

I put on that only parents and grandparents were invited to ceremony due to very limited spaces. Anybody that I invited to the ceremony other than stated I spoke to directly :-)

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 27 Jun 2018

You can buy invitations that say evening reception on them. Don't put anything about the ceremony on them, and also, it'll be obvious that it's an evening only when you have a later start time (since most couples are usually married before 6pm)

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 27 Jun 2018

You are invited to the evening reception at (insert venue name) at (insert time).

Niki Clarke
Niki Clarke 27 Jun 2018

I just put wedding reception as the day is the ceremony. I think if u just put evening reception u will be fine and like someone else sed people will realise with the time xxx

Gwyneth Bland
Gwyneth Bland 27 Jun 2018

We will be sending out separate invitations for Afternoon Tea.

Laura Roberts
Laura Roberts 28 Jun 2018

We just put 'evening reception' and then the start time xxx

Amy Glasgow
Amy Glasgow 29 Jun 2018

A member uploaded image

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Jun 2018

X and x invite you to celebrate thier marriage at an evening reception on the x at xpm somethinbg like that. We are only having an evening reception so had the same problem making sure people didnt feel offended!

Susan Coleclough
Susan Coleclough 30 Jun 2018

We put 'Wedding Invitation' on the invitations for the ceremony at 1:30pm and 'Wedding Celebration' on the ones for the after party starting at 3:00pm through till midnight. All made easier as they are at two different venues.


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