Attendants Duties

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Best Man

Best Man

  • Organise The Stag Party (preferably not the night before the wedding).
  • Organise the Ushers / Groomsmen on the wedding day.
  • Supervise the issue of Buttonholes and Order of Service.
  • Take Groom’s going away clothes to the reception hall.
  • Drive the Groom to the church or ceremony venue.
  • Take charge of the rings and hand them to the groom during the ceremony.
  • Liaise with Toastmaster / Wedding Co-ordinator re timing of speeches, cake cutting etc.
  • Make a speech, including the reading of telegrams.
  • Return any hired formal wear for male attendants.


Chief Bridesmaid


  • Help Bride dress on the day of the Wedding
  • Meet Bride at Church / Civil Ceremony door and organise other attendants.
  • Arrange Bridal veil and Train before the procession down the aisle.
  • Take bouquet from Bride during service and return it after the register is signed.
  • Take charge of the bride’s dress after she has changed into her going away outfit.

See also: Bridesmaids and Flower Girls, The Speech