themes are a little bit more difficult to accomplish as you need to do
more research about that certain period of times, what people used to eat and wear, and you need to make sure
that all your guests are into this theme.
Before anything else you need to make
everyone have fun at the wedding and remember it in a pleasant way and not everybody is receptive to a history
In order to ease your search we will suggest some of the most famous period of times and the exact years that
delimitate them: the Elizabethan period (1558- 1603), the Shakespearean period (1564-1616), the Ancient Rome times
(9 BC-5 AD), the Ancient Greece period (750BC -146BC), the Medieval era (5AD- 14th century) and the
Renaissance period (14th century-17th century).
The Ancient Rome wedding theme should be dominated by red, purple, white and
gold colours. The bride’s dress should be long and large similar to a toga but without the sleeves. Flat golden
shoes tied to the ankle are a must for this outfit. Bride’s wedding bouquet can be made out of lilies, orchids
and decorated with herbs.
The groom’s outfit is similar to the
bride’s and he must also wear a laurel wreath on the head. Make sure you have lots of fruits on the table arranged
in large bowls, and arrange rose petals on the centre of each table. As far as the menu is concerned it is
advisable to serve the classic Cesar salad, roasted pig and fruitcakes with honey as desert.
There are many other suggestions for
this wedding theme; it only depends on how far you are willing to go to make it real. You will probably never
succeed to imitate the Romans entirely but it is important to make it look as authentic as
If you have in mind a medieval
wedding theme then you must pick your
place carefully. There are various locations that might suit such a wedding theme. The most appropriate ones
would be an old castle or a church, but you can also go for a woodland park, a chalet, a backyard garden or a
There are so many aspects to be covered
in a medieval wedding theme and there are all kinds of amusements possible you probably know all of them from
medieval festivals and renaissance fairs. This is a very popular wedding theme and you will have no trouble finding
information about even the smallest details.