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    • RachaelB76
      CommentAuthorRachaelB76
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 8th 2015
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    Hi everyone

    Was just wondering if anybody was having a father daughter dance at their wedding and if so when were they going to do it etc?
    Was thinking about doing one with my dad but wasnt sure if would do it straight after my first dance and if the dj would announce it etc

    Any advice




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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Sep 9th 2015
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    We had one. It was a very special moment as I'm really close to my dad, bit of a daddy's girl. We did our dance straight after the first dance, it was announced by the dj.

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    • Flossie
      CommentAuthorFlossie
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Sep 9th 2015
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    I definitely want one but like you I'm in two minds about when to do it. I think traditionally it's done after the first dance, but I also kind of like the idea of having it with my dad first and him passing me over to OH for our first dance... I know he would have already "handed" me over during the ceremony though. Not sure...

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    • RachaelB76
      CommentAuthorRachaelB76
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 9th 2015
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    that sounds lovely and i think i really want to do one. just need to think of a song now. think will do it the same way that you did inadreamland x




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    • CatherineR
      CommentAuthorCatherineR
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 9th 2015
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    Traditionally you would have the father-daughter dance before your first dance because the idea behind it is that the father does his last 'duty' as your father before handing you over to your husband halfway through who then takes you into your new life - similar to the walking down the aisle idea really. Personally we didn't do either a father-daughter dance or a first dance! x

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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Sep 9th 2015
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    We did ours in the traditional order.

    I chose a song that's different but special to us. It's a song that I embarrassed my dad with by singing it suddenly in the middle of a shop when I was pre-school age - Johnny Cash! Lol! Funny because he told the story in his speech and had everyone in stitches.

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    • LadyC
      CommentAuthorLadyC
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Sep 9th 2015
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    I had one at my first wedding and after the first dance. So glad I did. It was the best thing ever. He died 3 months ago so won't get to do it this time

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    • CommentAuthorSamanthaW362
      Posted: Sep 10th 2015
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    ya,, i'm not sure to dance with my fatherr...
    i thinkk better i dance with my hubby and my father with my mother
    just it
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    • KirstyR386
      CommentAuthorKirstyR386
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Sep 10th 2015
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    My dad doesn't really dance so we won't be doing one specifically. I'll probably pull him out of the crowd at some point in the evening to dance with but it will just be with everyone else on the dancefloor, not a big seperate thing. X
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    • GemmaB596
      CommentAuthorGemmaB596
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 15th 2015
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    I had my dance with my dad straight after my first dance, and the DJ announced it. I'm really glad I did, as I am very close to my dad and, apart from the time driving to the church, was the only time I got alone with my dad all day/evening. He also used the dance to tell me some "pearls of wisdom" to having a good marriage, say he proud he is, etc. It was really nice. My sister didn't do a father-daughter dance and regretted it.
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    • RachaelB76
      CommentAuthorRachaelB76
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 15th 2015
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    is anyone willing to share what song they had for their father daughter dance kind of struggling x




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    • GemmaB596
      CommentAuthorGemmaB596
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 15th 2015
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    I had a bit of a weird choice (sounds kind of country which is not mine or my dad's thing normally!) It's 'Daddy's Girl' by Katey Segal.
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    • KayleighS46
      CommentAuthorKayleighS46
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Sep 19th 2015
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    I'm having a father daughter dance - also a big daddies girl! Unsure what to have though xx

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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Sep 19th 2015
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    Ring of fire by Johnny Cash. There's a story behind it so means a lot to my dad and I.

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    • CarolH81
      CommentAuthorCarolH81
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 19th 2015
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    Not having one, Dad is not invited not spoken to him for 13 years! and definitely not dancing with my step dad, My brother in law is giving me away! x
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    • RachaelB76
      CommentAuthorRachaelB76
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 20th 2015
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    hardest part is finding a song whichis appropriate as some of them are a bit too romantic which awkward with your dad lol x




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    • MichelleC961
      CommentAuthorMichelleC961
      Got married 33 months ago
      Posted: Sep 20th 2015
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    There is a beautiful song by heartland called I loved her first- it's a bit country American but I love it- we are thinking of having this song and then in the background a video wall of photos of me and my dad from when I was born to now- or do a crazy medley of songs like the birdie snag, agadoo etc lol xx

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    • SvitlanaM
      CommentAuthorSvitlanaM
      Posted: Sep 20th 2015
     
    I think the choice of music depends on what your father loves. I think this dance primarily for him
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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Sep 20th 2015
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    It should be something special for both bride and FOB.

    You could ask him what he'd like. Alternatively I chose the song as a surprise but at the same time it was perfect for us and I knew it. My dad loved it.

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    • StephanieM158
      CommentAuthorStephanieM158
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Sep 21st 2015
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    `My Dad passed away in 2004, I was 16, so I wont be having a dance after "the first dance" I'd have so loved to though. Guarenteed tears from me everytime.

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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Sep 21st 2015
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    Is your mum still around and are you close? If yes then you could have a mother daughter dance instead x

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    • Mrs D2B
      CommentAuthorMrs D2B
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: Sep 23rd 2015
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    I'm defo having a father daughter dance thinking of having You are my sunshine as the song but will ask dad what he thinks he may not agree if not it will have to be a song called it's a long way by a band called Rootjoose due to the significance

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    • CharlotteE98
      CommentAuthorCharlotteE98
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 30th 2015
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    We did one straight after the first dance. We had Isn't She Lovely by Stevie Wonder. My Sister did one aswell and they had My Girl
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    • JoanneH4
      CommentAuthorJoanneH4
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: Oct 1st 2015
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    Me and my father are going to have a father-daughter dance but don't know what to dance to
 
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