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Timing your special day....

One of the very most important elements to planning the big day is to ensure that a sensible timetable is drawn up ...

 

At the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel we understand that organising a wedding is a new experience for many of our Brides and Grooms and of course their families.

One of the very most important elements to planning the big day is to ensure that a sensible timetable is drawn up of what is happening and when. In a nutshell it is not just about getting to the church / hotel on time. With this in mind we have put together some guidance as to how the day is timed at Glen-Yr- Afon House Hotel, in order that your most special of days unfolds like a fairytale and is not rushed in any way.

 

Church weddings

Church Wedding
Timings for a church wedding followed by a reception at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel:-

Time of Ceremony e.g. 12 Noon in Newport

Time of arrival at Hotel 1.30 p.m.  - Drinks reception and photographs

Receiving Line (if required) at 2.40 p.m.

Seated for reception / Bride and Groom enter the room at 3.00 p.m.

Wedding Breakfast Served- duration 2 hours - Speeches and cake-cutting  ½ hour

Clear up and preparation of the ballroom for the evening ½ - ¾ hours

Provision of time for set up of disco or band tune up.  Evening Reception start time 7.30 p.m.    Finger Buffet served at 9.30 p.m.    Evening closes at 12.00 midnight 

 

Civil ceremonies

A Wedding On The Premises

Timings for a Wedding Ceremony on the premises followed by a reception at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel

Time of Ceremony e.g. 12 Noon - in Ballroom/Library approx 20/25 minutes duration

Drinks reception and photographs whilst the ballroom is laid up for your wedding breakfast

Receiving Line (if required) at 1.40 p.m.

Seated for reception / Bride and Groom enter the room at 2.00 p.m.

Wedding Breakfast Served- duration 2 hours - Speeches and cake-cutting  ½ hour

Clear up and preparation of the ballroom for the evening ½ - ¾ hours  - Provision of time for set up of disco or band tune up

Evening Reception start time 7.30 p.m.  Finger Buffet served at 9.30 p.m. Evening closes at 12.00 midnight 

As you imagine, timings are very important throughout the day and will ensure that your wedding experience at the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel runs like clockwork.

Our Wedding Co-ordinator will confirm in writing the scheduling of your big day and these timings should be communicated to all of the relevant parties such as photographers, musicians etc.

Remember our team of chefs prepare your wedding breakfast from the finest ingredients and cook it to be at its peak at the agreed time.

 

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