What are the duties of a Marriage Officer?

What are the duties of a Marriage Officer?

Keep in mind that opinions of what constitutes Marriage Officer “duties” may well differ from person to person. But this does include the non-negotiables. This list is based on my 19 years as a Marriage Officer who has presided at over 1500 weddings. The...
Advice for grooms on your wedding day

Advice for grooms on your wedding day

The day of the wedding can be an interesting one for you as the groom. Weddings, really, are about the bride. Of course, you are important and everyone wants you there and they want you happy and looking good but essentially you want to do all of this to make your...
What does a non-religious ceremony look like?

What does a non-religious ceremony look like?

Weddings are a permanent feature of society, no matter religion or tradition weddings are a thing and through our lives we will attend a few. Because the history of weddings, well specifically the ceremony, is so tied with religion and because we’ve seen...
Featured Wedding: Queen & Thato

Featured Wedding: Queen & Thato

https://vimeo.com/329292905?fbclid=IwAR1N4fVX6_cLfeDGcL2MIfJBL3qnDSzCOSQUmuKeeOkvcB-crfR3J17vWhcDefinitely one of the highlight weddings for us this year was Queen & Thato who were married on the 22nd of February at Red Ivory Lodge in Hartebeesport. In our early...
How long should a wedding ceremony be?

How long should a wedding ceremony be?

Your wedding ceremony can be as long or as short as you want it to be. Having said that, here are my thoughts and my advice on this. Weddings have a very long history in human society. If you go back a hundred years or so, life was difficult and generally there was...