Category Archives: Best Man Speech Blog

How To Write Wedding Speeches

Adrian Simpson | best manx speech writer

Wedding Speeches – two little words, that actually cause an awful lot of frustration, trauma, and pressure for those involved. If you think that that’s an overstatement, I talk to people every single week of the year who have to make a wedding speech, and whose lives have been completely destroyed by it. Over 75% […]

Why using props in a Best Man Speech is the worst idea you’re ever going to have

A Best Man stand before the top table and delivers his speech

Last night I watched the visual smorgasbord which is The Eurovision Song Contest. It is a bonkers but nonetheless thoroughly entertaining romp around Europe and for some reason Australia, and it proved that in a super groovy high tech digital age, there are some people who are still more than happy to make a bit […]

A Really Good Example of a Really Bad Speech

That Pippa Middleton Best Man Speech Some people aren’t funny, and there’s nothing wrong with that. They’re happy to admit it, and find another way to fit in socially. But then you get some men, usually Alpha Males with a triathlon habit and lots of charity event challenge T shirts in their wardrobe, who are so […]

Practicing Your Wedding Speech

The microphone awaits the groom and his speech

There is a stat out there somewhere that states we are all much more afraid of public speaking than the prospect of death itself, and you can sort of see why. No one knows for certain what happens when the lights go out for the last time, but we’re all pretty sure it’s preferable to standing […]

Brave Not Edgy – A Great Best Man Speech

One basic ingredient to all great best man speeches- great socks and great preparation.

I write wedding speeches for all types of people all over thew world and if you forget for a minute the difference in social and cultural references, there is one thing that all great best man speeches should have in common: they are funny. And this is precisely what this Arsenal fan has achieved – […]

Practicing Your Best Man Speech

Wedding Speeches

There is no getting away from the fact that practice makes perfect. The more familiar you become with the words, the easier it is to read vast swathes without looking at a prompt card, the pauses are all worked out in your head and you’re comfortable with exactly the right pace of delivery. There’s no […]

Best Man Speech Formats

Writing and planning a best man speech format is a lot m,ore straightforward than you think

Usually one of the biggest problems with writing a best man speech is that you’ve got all the information but don’t have a clue how to stitch it all together. Working out how to use all the stories, character traits, funny observations and anything else you’ve compiled, takes a lot of thinking about because you need […]