Forget dinner, a “wedding breakfast” is customary in the U.K.
Weddings are about celebrating love, not a military operation that has to go according to a plan. Feel comfortable in saying goodbye to the traditions and rules, and focus 100% in creating a party to remember.
Most of these traditions emanate from heterosexual weddings but many of the traditions can be easily adapted to suit gay couples, whether you want to take a more traditional or alternative approach. I'll be including some ideas about how to adapt traditional wedding elements to suit a gay wedding.
Today marks a leap year; it's the only day women are allowed to propose and, according to centuries-old tradition, their potential husbands aren't allowed to say no. This sentence is all kinds of cringe.