Book your venue
Set the date and book the ceremony
Book a caterer
Give notice at your local registry office
For an Anglican Wedding, establish the dates for publishing banns
Send the Date' cards
Book your wedding photographer
Book your wedding cake designer
Book the music & entertainment required for the ceremony and reception
Transport logistics for the wedding party and guests.
Shop for your wedding dress and groom's outfit, bridesmaids' dresses & best man and ushers.
Book fittings and advise all of your wedding party well in advance.
Decided on a theme and plan decorations (including hire furniture) for your ceremony and reception
Book your florist
Book your wedding night accommodation
Book your honeymoon
Would you have the holiday of a lifetime and not purchase travel insurance to protect you? Didn't think so. The same applies to weddings; arguably the most expensive day of your life needs to be safeguarded against disaster. Wedding insurance is widely offered and should be invested in also make sure your wedding photographer is insured.
Have a tasting session with the caterer, decide on the menu and choose the wine
Choose the wedding cake
In line with your chosen colour scheme and/or theme, also your flowers
Book a bridal hairdresser and makeup artist
Choose your wedding stationery,and place name cards
Post out invitations 10 weeks before your wedding
Choose and buy your wedding rings
Choose your readings and music, confirm the order of service with whoever is officiating at your wedding ceremony
Accommodation options for guests who are travelling to your wedding and insert this information into your wedding invitation
Getting married abroad? ensure your paperwork is completed for your weddng destination . Check passports, visas tickets in time for your departure. The same thing for your honeymoon! If you're changing your name - send a new passport application to the Passport Office at least 3 months before your wedding.
Confirm final guest numbers with your venue and your caterer.
Print a seating and table plan also highlight guests who have specific dietary requirements
Check all the final arrangements with your suppliers 10 days in advance, including their access times at your venue on the day
Attend the final dress fitting and collect
Collect all hired outfits and the rings & things
Collect Orders of Service, menus and place cards
Create a wedding day contact list and a schedule and distribute it to members of your wedding party who are performing duties on the day, as well as your venue and suppliers
Pack your cases for your wedding night and honeymoon in advance.
Plan carefully for your luggage be sure it's going to the right hotel room on your wedding night!
Wrap gifts you've bought for members of your wedding party
Confirm the shot list with your photographer if there are pictures you definitely want taken of certain groups of guests
Ask someone to take care of returning all hired items whilst you're on your honeymoon
Avoid having your hen or stag night the day before your wedding Get a good night's sleep so you can cherish every moment of your wedding day
Have a Great Day