|The most important table is of course the top table. The
seating arrangement is:
Any further additions make the table unduly cumbersome.
Table 1 and 2 are normally reserved for the close relatives
of both familes.
Other relatives and friends are then seated at the remaining
tables. A marriage is a uniting of two families and with this in mind it is wise to
integrate the two groups for the meal. This helps break the ice and can encourage