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Get ready to dive into the ultimate wedding ceremony experience with John Middleton leading the way! Imagine your big day unfolding like a perfectly orchestrated symphony, with each element adding its own unique flavor to the celebration. From the initial housekeeping details to the joyful recessional, John’s relaxed and fun approach ensures that every moment is filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable memories.

As you walk down the aisle surrounded by your nearest and dearest, John warmly welcomes everyone and sets the stage for a celebration like no other. From exchanging vows to sealing the deal with a kiss, John guides you through each step with ease and charm. And as you make your grand exit as a newlywed couple, John leads the way with a big smile and infectious energy, ready to kick off the next chapter of your love story in style.

With John Middleton by your side, your wedding day is guaranteed to be a relaxed and fun-filled affair that you’ll treasure forever. Remember, components marked with a double asterisk (**) are mandatory and must be included in the ceremony, so you can rest assured that every aspect of your special day will be just perfect.

Get ready for the ultimate wedding ceremony experience, where every moment is infused with love, laughter, and unforgettable memories! Here’s a sneak peek into the magical journey that awaits you on your big day, with John Middleton leading the way:

Housekeeping: Before the excitement kicks off, John will share any special instructions or fun tidbits to make sure everyone’s on the same page, setting the stage for a seamless celebration.

Processional: Cue the heart-melting moment when your bridal party makes their grand entrance, setting the tone for the love-filled extravaganza ahead.

Welcoming: John will warmly greet your loved ones, not just as witnesses, but as active participants in this joyous celebration, engaging them from the get-go.

Giving Away of the Newlyweds: It’s the symbolic passing of the torch as you step into this new chapter of your lives, with various heartwarming ways to involve your family and friends.

Introduction: Get ready for the feels as John shares your love story, captivating your guests and inviting them to be a part of this magical journey.

Reading: Prepare to be moved by beautiful verses or poetry chosen by special friends or family members, as John ensures everyone feels included and connected.

**Monitum/Legal: We’ll cover the serious stuff too, ensuring everything is legally sound and in line with the Marriage Act, because John has your back.

The Asking: Want to seal the deal with a heartfelt ‘I do’? This is your moment to affirm your commitment to each other, with your loved ones cheering you on.

**Legal Vows Section 45 Marriage Act: It’s official! You’ll make the public declaration of marriage, with John guiding you every step of the way.

Vows: Time to pour your hearts out with custom or poetic vows, as John encourages you to express your deepest feelings in front of your nearest and dearest.

Ring Ceremony: Cue the “awws” as you exchange rings, with John ensuring every moment is filled with love and meaning.

The Pronouncing: Drumroll, please! John will proudly declare you ‘Husband and Husband,’ ‘Wife and Wife,’ or ‘Husband and Wife,’ before inviting your guests to celebrate with you.

**Signing of the Register: Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s as you and your witnesses sign those all-important marriage documents, with John guiding you through the process with ease.

(Optional Ritual Section): Want to add a unique touch? This is the perfect spot for special rituals like lighting a marriage candle, with John making sure everyone feels included and engaged.

Conclusion: John will wrap things up with heartfelt thanks and any final instructions, ensuring your guests are ready to celebrate in style and be actively involved in every moment.

Summing up or Blessing: A sprinkle of extra magic with a few words of wisdom or a heartfelt blessing before you’re officially introduced as a married couple, with John warming up your family and friends and keeping the energy high.

Congratulations: It’s official! John will shower you with congratulations and introduce you to your adoring guests, making sure everyone feels like they’re part of the celebration.

Recessional: Time to make your grand exit in style, accompanied by cheers and applause as you embark on the next chapter of your love story, with John keeping the energy high until the very end.

Remember, with John Middleton leading the way, every moment of your wedding ceremony will be filled with love, joy, and active participation from your family and friends. Let the wedding magic begin!

What a fantastic ceremony! 100% commitment – From our initial chats with John plus organising of all the official documents and advice with our ceremony set up and writing our vows through to meeting us on site the day before for a ceremony run through with the kids and wedding party!

Every detail was thought of and on the day our guests knew just what was expected.

The ceremony was exactly how we wanted it! Intimate, relaxed and fun! John, we had so many comments on how great you were and that you were a breath of fresh air as far as other celebrants people had encountered. This is testimony to your amazing attitude and ability to listen to your client and interpret their vision.

We can’t thank you enough for making our wedding day and amazing experience!

Jasmin and Laz