Classic Modern Australian / English Wedding Run sheet example

  • 6:00 pm – Function centre doors are open – Guests are seated
  • 6:30 pm – Grand Entry of the Bride & Groom
  • 6:45 pm – Entrée – (Good time for table photos with guests or photo booth etc.)
  • 7:30 pm – Main Course
  • 8:30 pm – DVD or Slide show any presentations
  • 8:45 pm SPEECHES
    1. Father of the Bride
    2. Father of the Groom
    3. Brides maids or Maid / Matron of honor
    4. Best man
    5. Groom
  • 9:30 pm Cutting of Cake Plus Official toast
  • 9: 40 pm BRIDAL WALTZ (Generally 2-3 songs here)
  • 9:50 pm DJ or band Plays
  • 10:20 pm Dessert and / or cake is served
  • 11:20 pm – Father Daughter Dance
  • 11:25 pm – Bouquet / Garter
  • 11:40 pm Farewell circle and or Followed by Archway & Exit.

** Considerations:

  1.  The number of guests will play an important role in how fast the venue can serve meals and reset & how long the farewell circle will take to complete.
  2. Speeches are based on approximately 7-9 min each
  3. Any other entertainment or presentations
  4. Cultural formalities or performances

 

Too many speeches in your time line? Here is a great way to deal with that;

Often after adding up 5 speeches that could potentially run over 10 minutes each – plus telegrams or messages, will put your wedding at a standstill for almost an hour – sometimes longer. We have developed a slight change in the time line to not let speeches drag on. Its a simple “Part 1 & Part 2 strategy” where speeches are divided in two sections where guests are seated anyway. The entree & then at Dinner… see below:

  • 6:00 pm – Function centre doors are open – Guests are seated
  • 6:30 pm – Grand Entry of the Bride & Groom
    • 6:45 pm – Entrée – (Good time for table photos with guests or photo booth etc.)
      SPEECH PART 1 (Start with the parents of the bride and groom or any telegrams / Messages)
  • 7:30 pm – Main Course
  • 8:30 pm – DVD or Slide show any presentations
    • 8:45 pm SPEECH PART 2
      • Speech 3 – Brides maids or Maid / Matron of honor
      • Speech 4 -Best man
      • Speech 5 -Groom
  • 9:30 pm Cutting of Cake Plus Official toast
  • 9: 40 pm BRIDAL WALTZ (Generally 2-3 songs here)
  • 9:50 pm DJ or band Plays
  • 10:20 pm Dessert and / or cake is served
  • 11:20 pm – Father Daughter Dance
  • 11:25 pm – Bouquet / Garter
  • 11:40 pm Farewell circle and or Followed by Archway & Exit.