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An English wedding

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An English wedding takes place in a or a office. The order of events is usually the same in either.

First, the and make a number of , in which they promise to love and take care of each other, and share their possessions. Then they exchange and . At this point they become officially married. Then they sign the and pose for photographs.

The next stage is called the and is held in the bride's home or at a specially arranged venue such as a hotel. The guests usually have a meal, during which are made. The most important of these are made by the bride's father and the . Plenty of alcoholic drink is consumed - often , and there may be dancing.

Finally, the newly married leave for an intimate holiday together in a romantic location. This is called the .
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