The Civil Ceremony took place in the Council Chamber at Glastonbury Town Hall at 2.30pm.
Order of Ceremony
Entrance to the Marriage Chamber – Procession led by the Best Men, followed by the Flower Girls, and then the Grooms.
Introduction and Welcome by the Registrar
Declaration of Freedom
Contract of Marriage
Personal Ring Vows
Signing of the Register
At 3pm we moved into the Small Hall for a Champagne Reception and nibbles. The Groomsmen poured the champagne.
At 5pm the party crossed the road to Gigi’s Italian Restaurant, for dinner, cake and speeches, until 7pm.
Colour Schemes and Clothes
There were buttonholes for the Best Men and Groomsmen, wrist corsages for the Flower Girls, and lapel sprays for the Mothers. These were rural English country flowers in blues and yellows, from Enchanted Florals in Glastonbury High Street.
Gentlemen were asked to wear bow ties and waistcoats.