Best of you

What can those closest to the happy couple do to help on the big day?
The bride and groom will decide upon the level of involvement they expect, but the traditional tasks include:
Maid of Honour
- helps the bride choose a wedding gown.
- organises the bridal shower and hen night.
- records who sent which wedding gifts.
- makes sure the bridesmaids are on time on the day.
- helps the bride dress for the wedding.
- carries an emergency kit for the bride.
- may act as an official witness at the wedding.
- attend the bridal shower and hen night.
- participate in the wedding ceremony.
- ensure young attendants are amused and well behaved on the day.
-  help the bride with any small details on the day.
Best Man
- attends suit fittings.
- picks up the groom’s and the groomsmen’s suits.
- makes sure the groomsmen arrive on time.
- helps the groom dress and gets him to the ceremony on time.
- keeps the wedding rings safe during the ceremony.
- may act as an official witness at the wedding.
- prepares a speech, and delivers it at the reception.
- makes sure the couple’s transport is organised.
- attend the buck’s night
- act as ushers by arriving at the ceremony venue.
- hand out any order of service booklets.
- ensure all guests find their way from the ceremony venue to the reception.