Gone are the days when the bride’s mum only got up to say a few words in place of a dearly departed dad or a hubby suffering with stage-fright.
More women than ever are stepping into the (well-deserved) spotlight, grabbing the mic and giving an amazing mother of the bride speech. But even mums – who, let’s be fair, know everything – might need help getting the tone right for this all-important speech. And by ‘tone’, we of course mean humour.
With some Covid restrictions still in place, and the usual merriment dialled down, wedding speeches will be even more highly anticipated than usual. Here’s how to make yours all singing, all dancing.
We’re hopeful that the only tiers we’ll be fretting over later this year will be covered in marzipan. Here’s what we reckon wedding speeches might look like in 2022…