We have suggested the wording below as a guide – but you can have anything you wish on the wedding stationery. Either include your wording on the order form or email us – this is essential for the Order of Service and for the booklet format where you must email us your guest list to have typeset on the invitations.

Wording for wedding invitations – to Church and reception venue
Mr and Mrs Thomas McCourt are delighted to invite (guest’s name) to the marriage of their daughter Katherine to Mark Old at Plaxtol Parish Church, Tonbridge on Saturday 4th November 2014 at 2.30pm and afterwards at Alexander House Hotel
(If wedding and reception is held at the same venue, simply end with……on Saturday 4th November 2014 at 2.30pm at Alexander House Hotel followed by dinner and evening reception)
Reply address should be added if you are not including a Reply Card, and if required, a dress code.

Alternative wedding invitation wording
The wording may change according to who hosts the wedding:
If the brides’s parents are hosts: Mr and Mrs McCourt…the marriage of their daughter Katherine
If one of the parents is widowed: Mrs McCourt…her daughter Katherine / Mr McCourt…his daughter Katherine
And if they have remarried: Mr and Mrs Harrison…her daughter Katherine / Mr and Mrs McCourt…his daughter Katherine
If the parents are divorced and co-hosting: Mr McCourt and Mrs Harrison…their daughter Katherine
If the bride and groom are hosts: Miss Katherine McCourt and Mr Mark Old…at their marriage
An invitation to a blessing: Mr and Mrs Thomas McCourt are delighted to invite (guest’s name) to the service of blessing, following the marriage of their daughter Katherine to Mark Old …

Ceremony of Commitment
Katherine McCourt and Emma Old are delighted to invite (guest’s name) to their Ceremony of Commitment at Plaxtol Registry Office, Tonbridge on Saturday 4th November 2014 at 2.30pm and afterwards at Alexander House Hotel.

Ceremonies abroad
Following the marriage of Adrian and Áine in St. John Lateran Church, Rome, Mr and Mrs Tony Mullan request the pleasure of the company of (guest’s name) to a reception at Kees Hotel, Stranorlar, County Donegal on Friday 8th July 2014 at 8.00pm.

Following their wedding in Mauritius on 1st March 2014 Miss Sophie Cottrell and Mr Anand Gopaul are delighted to invite to a party in celebration of their marriage at the Bang Bar, The Aquarium Restaurant, Ivory House, St. Katharine-by-the-tower, London, on Saturday 18th March 2014 at 7 o’clock.

We can also print bilingual copy if you send the translation when you order

Wording for evening invitations

Mr and Mrs Thomas McCourt are delighted to invite (guests name) to celebrate the marriage of their daughter Katherine to Mark Old at Alexander House Hotel on Saturday 4th November 2014 at 7.00pm
(Evening Invitations should have the reply address and remember to add Black tie if there is a dress code)

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