How to seat your guests at your wedding
Figuring out where your guests at your wedding are going to sit is one of the biggest parts of your planning, get it wrong and you have some unhappy guests, get it right and you have barrels of laughter and a happy guest list! Would Uncle John be happy next to little Hollie? Here is a few suggestions to consider when planning your seating arrangements…
1 – Assign people to the tables
This is a very sensitive one, well if guests expect to be sat near to the top table as possible that is, it’s all about hierarchy, the less you know about someone the further away you put them right? And the more one means to you the closer to your company they are, “No one puts baby in the corner”… There’s always going to be someone not happy where they’re sat, it’s not a school dinner hall, it’s a formal wedding… It’s for the duration of 2 hours, that is all, don’t think about it too much, they are adults remember.
2 – Name the tables instead
Rather than numbering the tables, a clear sign of how much you hold your guests at your wedding dear to you, why not name the tables instead. So you’re a lover of animals, name them after your favorite animals, having an independent wedding or a bonfire day wedding? Why not address your tables after the names of fireworks? That way your guests won’t feel disappointed when they thought they meant more to you than the kids table.
3 – consider seating people who are similar together
4 – show your appreciation for your guests
5 – Keep the children busy
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