Wedding Invitation Wording

Wedding Invitation wording and ettiquette can be tricky ground to navigate. The formality of your event, whether it is a Church marriage or Civil Celebration Ceremony and who is hosting are all factors that effect the wording that will best suit your event. 

 

Below are some examples to get you started, but if you would like more detailed advice specific to your event please don't hesitate to ask. We are more than happy to help you choose appropriate wording for your special day and can offer our expert advice on wording ettiquette.

BRIDE & GROOM INVITING

 

Emily Jane Roberts 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith 
request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at their marriage 


on Sunday, the fifth of March 
two thousand and sixteen 


at three o'clock in the afternoon 

Saint Joseph's Church 
corner of Byng and Sale Streets,

Orange

 

reception to follow at

Highland Heritage Estate

Mitchell Highway, Orange

 

Dress: Formal

Because you have shared in their lives

by your friendship and love, 
Gemma Michelle Coles 
and 
James Edward Doggert 
invite

Guest and Guest

to share the beginning of their new life together when they exchange marriage vows 


on Saturday, the seventeeth of September 
two thousand sixteen

at half past four o'clock 
Holy Trinity Church

corner of Byng and Anson Streets, Orange

 

reception to follow from half past five

in the evening at Borrodell Vineyard

Lake Canobolas Road, Orange

Rebecca Jones 
and 
Nathan Smith 
have the pleasure of inviting

Guest and Guest

 to celebrate their wedding

 
Friday, 8th August 2016 

 

at 3.00 pm on the

Weeping Elm Lawn

Orange Botanic Gardens

Yellow Box Way, Orange 

 

dinner and dancing to follow

Byng at Botanic

Orange Botanic Gardens

 

Dress: Cocktail

Two lives, two hearts 
joined together in friendship 
united forever in love 

 

Andrea Thompson 
and 
David Johnson 
joyfully invite

Guest and Guest

to share in the celebration of their wedding

 

Saturday, 17th September 2016

 

the ceremony will commence at

4.00 pm 

Borrodell Vineyard

Lake Canobolas Road, Orange

 

reception to follow

 

Dress: Semi-formal

Laura Elizabeth Sargent 
and 
Anthony Gavin Clarkson 
request with pleasure the company of

Guest and Guest

at their marriage

 

on

Saturday, nineteenth of November

two thousand and sixteen

 

at four o'clock

All Saints Cathedral

Church Street, Bathurst

 

and afterwards at

Rydges Mount Panorama

Conrad Straight, Mount Panorama

Bathurst

 

Dress: Formal

 

Lisa Petschel

and

Nicolas Spicer  
cordially invite 

Guest and Guest

to share in their wedding celebration

 

Friday, 11th November 2016

at

Algona Mount Panorama Estate,

151 Mountain Straight

Mount Panorama, Bathurst

at 3.30 pm

 

cocktail reception to follow

 

Dress: Cocktail

 

 

 

BRIDE'S PARENTS INVITING

 

 Mr and Mrs Roberts
request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their daughter

Emily Jane 
to 
Michael Kenneth Smith


on Sunday, the fifth of March 
two thousand and sixteen 


at three o'clock in the afternoon 

Saint Joseph's Church 
corner of Byng and Sale Streets,

Orange

 

reception to follow at

Highland Heritage Estate

Mitchell Highway, Orange

 

Dress: Formal

Mr and Mrs Coles

invite 

Guest and Guest

to share in the union of

Gemma Michelle Coles 
and 
James Edward Doggert 


on

Saturday, the seventeeth of September 
two thousand sixteen

at half past four o'clock 
Holy Trinity Church

corner of Byng and Anson Streets, Orange

 

reception to follow from half past five

in the evening at Borrodell Vineyard

Lake Canobolas Road, Orange

Maree and Robert Jones

have the pleasure of inviting

Guest and Guest

 to celebrate the wedding of their daugther

Rebecca Jones 
to 
Nathan Smith 

 
Friday, 8th August 2016 

 

at 3.00 pm on the

Weeping Elm Lawn

Orange Botanic Gardens

Yellow Box Way, Orange 

 

dinner and dancing to follow

Byng at Botanic

Orange Botanic Gardens

 

Dress: Cocktail

It is great joy that 

Rachel and John Thompson

invite

Guest and Guest

to share in the wedding celebration of

Andrea Thompson 
and 
David Johnson 

 

Saturday, 17th September 2016

 

the ceremony will commence at

4.00 pm 

Borrodell Vineyard

Lake Canobolas Road, Orange

 

reception to follow

 

Dress: Semi-formal

Mr and Mrs Sargent
request with pleasure the company of

Guest and Guest

at the marriage uniting their daughter

Laura Elizabeth 
to 
Anthony Gavin Clarkson

son of Mr and Mrs Clarkson

 

on Saturday, nineteenth of November

two thousand and sixteen

 

at four o'clock

All Saints Cathedral

Church Street, Bathurst

 

and afterwards at

Rydges Mount Panorama

Conrad Straight, Mount Panorama

Bathurst

 

Dress: Formal

 

Sharon and Tony Petschel  
cordially invite 

Guest and Guest

to celebrate the wedding of

Lisa Petschel

and

Nicolas Spicer

 

Friday, 11th November 2016

at

Algona Mount Panorama Estate,

151 Mountain Straight

Mount Panorama, Bathurst

at 3.30 pm

 

cocktail reception to follow

 

Dress: Cocktail

 

 

 

BRIDE & GROOM'S PARENTS INVITING

 

 Mr and Mrs Roberts

together with

Mr and Mrs Smith
request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their children

Emily Jane Roberts 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith


on Sunday, the fifth of March 
two thousand and sixteen 


at three o'clock in the afternoon 

Saint Joseph's Church 
corner of Byng and Sale Streets,

Orange

 

reception to follow at

Highland Heritage Estate

Mitchell Highway, Orange

 

Dress: Formal

Mr and Mrs Coles

along with

Mr and Mrs Doggert

invite 

Guest and Guest

to share in the union of

Gemma Michelle Coles 
and 
James Edward Doggert 


on

Saturday, the seventeeth of September 
two thousand sixteen

at half past four o'clock 
Holy Trinity Church

corner of Byng and Anson Streets, Orange

 

reception to follow from half past five

in the evening at Borrodell Vineyard

Lake Canobolas Road, Orange

Maree and Robert Jones

and

Pamela and Craig Smith

have the pleasure of inviting

Guest and Guest

 to celebrate the wedding of

Rebecca Jones 

and 

Nathan Smith 

 
Friday, 8th August 2016 

 

at 3.00 pm on the

Weeping Elm Lawn

Orange Botanic Gardens

Yellow Box Way, Orange 

 

dinner and dancing to follow

Byng at Botanic

Orange Botanic Gardens

 

Dress: Cocktail

BRIDE AND GROOM INVITING WITH PARENTS

 

Wording for divorced, separated or deceased parents - please click here.

 Together with their parents,

Mr and Mrs Roberts

and
Mr and Mrs Smith,

Emily Jane Roberts
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith

request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at their marriage


on Sunday, the fifth of March 
two thousand and sixteen 


at three o'clock in the afternoon 

Saint Joseph's Church 
corner of Byng and Sale Streets,

Orange

 

reception to follow at

Highland Heritage Estate

Mitchell Highway, Orange

 

Dress: Formal

Together with their parents

Gemma Michelle Coles 

and 
James Edward Doggert 

invite

Guest and Guest

to share the beginning of their new life together when they exchange marriage vows 


on

Saturday, the seventeeth of September 
two thousand sixteen

at half past four o'clock 
Holy Trinity Church

corner of Byng and Anson Streets, Orange

 

reception to follow from half past five

in the evening at Borrodell Vineyard

Lake Canobolas Road, Orange

Rebecca Jones 

daughter of Maree and Robert Jones
and 
Nathan Smith 

son of Susan and Greg Smith

 have the pleasure of inviting

Guest and Guest 

to celebrate their wedding


Friday, 8th August 2016 

at 3.00 pm on the

Weeping Elm Lawn

Orange Botanic Gardens

Yellow Box Way, Orange 

 

dinner and dancing to follow

Byng at Botanic

Orange Botanic Gardens

 

Dress: Cocktail

Example Wording for divorced, separated or deceased parents

 

Bride's parents separated (still have same surname), bride's parents inviting (note: even if one or both parents are re-married this can still be used if appropriate):

 

Mrs Barbara Roberts and Mr Gus Roberts

request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their children

Emily Jane Roberts 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith

Bride's parents divorced, one step-parent, bride's parents inviting:

 

Mr and Mrs Carrington 

and Mr Gus Roberts

request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their children

Emily Jane Roberts 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith

Bride's Parents divorced, both re-married/partnered:

 

Ms Barbara Roberts and Mr Gary Jones

and

Mr and Mrs Roberts

request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their children

Emily Jane Roberts 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith

Bride's parents separated (still have same surname), bride and groom's parents inviting:

 

Mrs Barbara Roberts and Mr Gus Roberts

together with

Mr and Mrs Smith

request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their children

Emily Jane Roberts 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith

Groom's parents divorced, bride and groon's parents inviting:

 

Mr and Mrs Carrington

along with

Ms Anne Graham and Mr Gus Roberts

request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their children

Emily Jane Roberts 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith

Both Parents divorced, bride and groom's parents inviting:

 

Ms Barbara Jones and Mr Gary Roberts

and

Ms Tracey Hand and Mr Steven Smith

request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their children

Emily Jane Roberts 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith

Wording for parents a little complicated? Bride and Groom sharing the hosting?

Try one of these:

 

Together with their parents

 

or 

 

Along with their parents

One parent deceased, bride's parents inviting:

 

Mrs Barbara Roberts and the late

Mr Gus Roberts

request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their children

Emily Jane Roberts 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith

One of groom's parents deceased, bride's parents inviting:

 

Mr and Mrs Roberts 

request the honour of your presence

Guest and Guest

at the marriage of their children

Emily Jane 
and 
Michael Kenneth Smith

son of Mrs Anne Smith and the late

Gus Smith

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