20 Wedding Readings For Every Ceremony

Whether you’re having a traditional church wedding or reciting your vows at your venue, we’ve chosen some of our favourite wedding readings, no matter the type of ceremony. From sentimental poems, to classic readings and even humorous pieces, here are some of our most-loved choices…

Religious wedding readings

Song of Solomon 2:10-13; 8:6-7, Chapter 2
Corinthians 12:31-13:8a
Colossians 3: 12-17
Psalm 121
Philippians 4:4-9
Hebrews 13:1-16

Traditional wedding readings

Excerpt From A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
Love is a great thing by Thomas A Kempis
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres

Alternative wedding readings

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
The Irrational Season by Madeleine L'Engle
Sooner or Later (Anonymous)
Winne the Pooh by A. A Milne
Touched By An Angel by Maya Angelou
To Love Is Not to Possess, by James Kavanaugh
Sonnet XVII by Pablo Neruda
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
The Future by Emma Salmon

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