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    • Mrs Jones
      CommentAuthorMrs Jones
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 29th 2016
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    What time are you all starting your ceremonies from? I am hoping to confirm this tonight with the Priest when we meet so I can crack on with the invitations. OH wants 12 noon, but he got a bit of a strop when I said 1pm and then he said it would be down to me if the timings were all out with sitting down to eat etc.

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    • Flossie
      CommentAuthorFlossie
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 29th 2016
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    Our timings are a bit different because we're having our whole day under one roof, but our ceremony is starting at 2pm. I would be inclined to agree with you and go with 1pm... it just gives you that little extra time to get ready, enjoy the morning and the build up etc.

    How far are you travelling from the church to your reception venue? xx

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    • Mrs Jones
      CommentAuthorMrs Jones
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    It's about a 10 minute (if that) drive away.
    He doesn't understand about the hair and make up thing - he thinks I can just get up, dressed and go but when I explained about my hair and make up he just didn't get it. I'll take it that he doesn't want to have to wait and is eager to marry me, but will suggest 1pm tonight when he's back from London and before we go to see the Priest at 7.30pm.

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    • leasa
      CommentAuthorleasa
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Jan 29th 2016
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    Our church ceremony was at 1pm. The venue was 10 mins away and the drinks reception was at 15:30 followed by sit down meal was at 4:45pm.

    In hindsight I'd do the ceremony at 2pm to give an extra hour to get ready as I started at 6am and didn't eat lunch.
    i did worry that guests (especially children) also missed lunch due to the times but no one seemed to mind.

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    • Elinor Claire
      CommentAuthorElinor Claire
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jan 30th 2016
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    Our ceremony was at 12:00, and it gave me plenty of time to get ready. I was up about 8:00, and hair and make-up came at 9:00. Then I got into the dress and had photos, and the cars arrived at 11:30. It meant we had lots of time for photos at the church, and we got to the reception venue, which wasn't far away, at about 3:15, with the wedding breakfast at 4:00. I don't think I'd have wanted to go much later, as by the time the meal and speeches were done and the room changed around for the evening we didn't really start the evening until 7:30ish. Maybe you could suggest a compromise of 12:30.

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    • Flossie
      CommentAuthorFlossie
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    • Mrs Jones
      CommentAuthorMrs Jones
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      Posted: Jan 30th 2016
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    Thanks EC. You've put my mind at that. The Priest had us in for 12 noon and it was quite an intense meeting so decided to go with it!!!!

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    • StephH96
      CommentAuthorStephH96
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 30th 2016
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    As long as you think you have enough time to do everything that's OK.
    Personally I'd go for as late as possible - I like my sleep!
    We are getting married 2pm and its just the 2of us so that should be fine.
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    • KirstieP2B
      CommentAuthorKirstieP2B
      Posted: Jan 31st 2016
     
    I'm getting married at 3pm :) i don't think i could cope with getting married any earlier than that lol xx
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    • Mrs M Wade
      CommentAuthorMrs M Wade
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 31st 2016
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    We get married at 3pm too x

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    • Glitterfairy
      CommentAuthorGlitterfairy
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Jan 31st 2016
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    I think if you are having a wedding breakfast with day time guests and then an evening buffett, I think the earlier time would be better, only because by the time you get out of the ceremony, have pics etc, get to the venue you are rocking on towards 2 maybe even 3pm.

    We had a 3pm ceremony as we were getting married and having the reception in the same place and this also meant we only needed the one meal.

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    • FayeJ67
      CommentAuthorFayeJ67
      Got married 4 years ago
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    We are doing 12.30 so that we can have the wedding breakfast at around 2.30, then the hog roast at around 8pm

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    • CharlotteE98
      CommentAuthorCharlotteE98
      Got married 5 years ago
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    Our ceremony was at 1pm. Our venue was about 15 minutes drive from the church. We sat down for speeches, wedding breakfast etc at about 4pm. We had plenty of time for photos at the church and the venue before we sat down for the meal. The caterers served our evening buffet (bacon baps and fish and chip cones) at about 8pm.
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    • KatieH
      CommentAuthorKatieH
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 31st 2016
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    Our ceremony is at 12. The venue is about 30 mins away from the church so we are aiming to get there for around 2pm for welcome drinks and canapes then a sit down meal at 3:30pm. Evening starts at 7pm.

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    • MrsMaherToBe
      CommentAuthorMrsMaherToBe
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jan 31st 2016
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    Ours it at 12 aswell we are 5 mins from the church so we're arriving at 1.30 for welcome drinks and starting our meal at 2.30 then evening food is at 8pm I was worried about it being too early and a lot of hanging around but our venue have planned it all out for us x

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    • Emily17
      CommentAuthorEmily17
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: Jan 31st 2016
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    We took advice from the reception venue so wedding is at 1pm at the church

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