The planned program

14:30: Wedding service, St. Nicholas Church, Islip

Order of service

MIDI files are provided of the hymns, so that you can hear / learn / experience them in advance, as everyone is expected to sing along.
Organ accompaniament will be provided by Ben Heffer

Entrance of the Bride
Music: Jeremiah Clarke, The Prince of Denmark's March
David Wippell
Jerusalem MIDI
The Introduction
David Wippell
The Marriage
The Signing of the Marriage Registers
Music performed by Mauro Patricelli
by Brian Nash, Inga Hansen & Patrizia d'Ettorre
David Wippell
O perfect love MIDI
Prayers and Blessing
The recessional
Music: Mendelssohn's Wedding March

ca 15:15 - 16:30: Free Time

While the bride and groom have some photographs taken, you are welcome to explore the village of Islip. If the weather is nice, you can follow part or all of the Confessor's Way trail, or just wander around - you can also try your hand at aunt sally, a traditional Oxfordshire game, at the Red Lion, or sample the local ale there or at the Swan, which overlooks the historical Islip bridge.

16:30: Cutting of the Cake

With sparkling wine, tea and coffee
In the garden of the Red Lion, Islip
In the skittle alley if wet

By Danish tradition, everyone should eat some of the cake, so we hope that you'll like it

18:00 onwards: Reception

Including buffet dinner, speeches &c.
In the skittle alley of the Red Lion, Islip

There are various Danish traditions associated with the reception. See the following web pages for some examples

Site 1 Site 2 Site 3

The bride and groom traditionally leave before midnight, but the guests do not have to.

Last updated: Monday, September 15, 2008