It isn't all about the bride and groom at a wedding - as events manager of the Glen Tanar Ballroom, Jane Ross knows first-hand the importance of guest etiquette.

WEDDING ETIQUETTE: RULES AND GUIDES

After months spent planning the big day, a huge amount of time and money is invested to ensure it runs as smoothly as possible.

Ross claims that "by following a few simple rules, you can contribute to the overall enjoyment of the big day," and provides some tips on how to be a perfect guest.

HOW TO DELIVER A GREAT WEDDING SPEECH

She advocates replying to your invitation as soon as possible to avoid inconveniencing the bride and groom, and to tackle the difficulty of planning an outfit, Ross advises dressing appropriately to both season and location, and of course avoiding white at all costs!

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The Glen Tanar Estate Ballroom is located in the spectacular setting of the Cairngorms National Park and is available for weddings; www.glentanar.co.uk.