Evening Invitation Wording

GUIDELINES FOREDDING EVENING INVITATION WORDING:

-Capital Letters are only used for names, dates and titles

-Full stops are usually not used

-Comas are optional but generally only used as part of an address if necessary

-The Brides name generally includes her first and middle names but not her title

-The Brides surname is not included if her parents are hosting

-The Brides surname is often included if the couple are hosting  or with their families and if the grooms parents are hosting

-The groom traditionally includes his title first, middle and surnames, however if the couple are hosting or hosting with their parents then often his title isn’t included

-Whoever is hosting, the Bride’s name always goes before the Groom’s

-For a formal invitation always use the full name of the hosts

-Use the hosts formal title ie Doctor or Professor

 

 

 

EVENING INVITATION WORDING

 

Evening wording will correspond with the daytime invitations unless otherwise requested as below:

 

 

1.     PARENTS AS HOST.  FORMAL

 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown

request the pleasure of the company of

 

………………………………………………

 

at an evening reception

to celebrate the marriage of their daughter

Emma Louise

to

Mr. Robert William Smith

at an Evening Reception to be held at

The Elvetham, Hartley Wintney 

on Saturday, 15th June, 2009

at 7.30 p.m.

 

 

R.S.V.P.

9 Bramley Close,

Hartley Wintney,

Hampshire,

RG27 8PL                                

 

 

2.    PARENTS AS HOST.  INFORMAL

 

Richard and Anne Brown

would like you to join them

 

…………………………………………..

 

at an evening reception 

to celebrate the marriage of their daughter

Emma Louise

to

Mr. Robert William Smith

at The Elvetham, Hartley Wintney 

on Saturday, 15th June, 2009

at 7.30 p.m.

 

R.S.V.P. by the 3rd May

9 Bramley Close,

Hartley Wintney,

Hampshire,

RG27 8PL                    

 

 

 

3.    BOTH SETS OF PARENTS. FORMAL

 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown

&

Mr and Mrs Smith

request the pleasure of the company of

 

 

……………………………………………………….

 

at an evening reception 

to celebrate the marriage of their children

Emma Louise

to

Mr. Robert William

at The Elvetham, Hartley Wintney 

on Saturday, 15th June, 2009

at 7.30 p.m.

 

R.S.V.P. by the 3rd May

9 Bramley Close,

Hartley Wintney,

Hampshire,

RG27 8PL        

 

 

 

 

4.    GROOMS PARENTS AS HOST. FORMAL

 

Mr and Mrs Smith

request the pleasure of your company 

 

at an evening reception to 

celebrate the marriage 

of their children

 Miss Emma Louise Brown

to their son

Robert William

at 

The Elvetham, Hartley Wintney

on Saturday, 15th June, 2009

at 7.30pm

 

 

R.S.V.P.

9 Bramley Close,

Hartley Wintney,

Hampshire,

RG27 8PL                    

            

 

 

5.     BRIDAL COUPLE AS HOST. FORMAL.

 

Miss Emma Louise Brown

and 

Mr. Robert William Smith

request the pleasure of the company of

 

…………………………………………

 

at an evening reception to celebrate 

their marriage be held at

The Elvetham, Hartley Wintney 

on Saturday, 15th June, 2009

at 7.30 p.m.

to celebrate their marriage

.

 

 

R.S.V.P.

9 Bramley Close,

Hartley Wintney,

Hampshire,

RG27 8PL                    

 

 

 

 

 

6.     BRIDAL COUPLE AS HOST.   INFORMAL

 

 

Emma and Robert

would like 

 

………………………………………………..

 

to share their joy and join them

to celebrate their marriage

at an evening reception

at The Elvetham, Hartley Wintney 

on Saturday, 15th June, 2009

at 7.30 p.m.

 

RSVP

9 Bramley Close,

Hartley Wintney,

Hampshire,

RG27 8PL                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.     BRIDAL COUPLE AS HOST.   INFORMAL

 

Emma Louise Brown

and

Robert William Smith

Are celebrating their marriage

on Saturday, 15th June, 2009

at The Elvetham, Hartley Wintney,

and would like you to join them

for an evening of live music and dancing

at 7.30 p.m.

The last dance will be at midnight.

 

 

 

RSVP

9 Bramley Close,

Hartley Wintney,

Hampshire,

RG27 8PL    

 

 

 

 

8.  UK WEDDING CELEBRATION AFTER AN OVERSEAS MARRIAGE  .informal

 

 

Louise Elizabeth

 

 with

 

Mr Andrew John Smith

 

 

are pleased to announce their marriage

on Saturday 12th July 2014

Rivello, Italy

 

 

Please join them for a 

celebration on 9th August 2014

at Larch Hill, Hartley Wintney

at 7.30 pm

 

please reply to

9 Bramley Close, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, RG27 8PL

 

 

 

 

 

 

These examples are only suggestions and we are happy to print your own choice of wording if supplied to us in a word document.

 

Layout and size of font may vary depending on the amount of information to be laid out.

 

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