Wedding Planning Check List

If like most people you don’t have a wedding planner we have put together a nice simple cheek list to make sure nothing is missed

18-24 months:

Set your date!

Decide on a church or civil ceremony

Choose and book your venue

Put together your guest list

Book your church or registrar

Arrange a marquee if you need one

12-17 months:

Choose bridesmaids, best man and ushers

Send out your Save the Date cards

Choose and book your photographer and videographer

Choose and book your florist

Book hair and make-up

Get your transport sorted

Book your DJ and/or band

Book your caterers and decide on your menu

Start looking at wedding dresses and work out what you like

6-11 months:

Book extra entertainment such as a magician or fireworks

Choose and book your cakemaker

Start shopping for your wedding dress and get it ordered!

Buy your shoes, underwear and accessories

Order or start making your wedding favours

3-5 months:

Choose bridesmaids dresses

Get your groomswear sorted

Buy your wedding rings

Book your honeymoon

Choose readings, poems and hymns

Agree your order of service with your vicar or registrar

Start writing your vows 

0-3 months:

Send out invitations

Have your dress fittings

Start wearing in your shoes at home

Buy gifts for your bridal party

Write speeches and thank yous

Trial run of bridal make-up

Final week:

Confirm numbers with venue and caterers

Brief your bridesmaids, ushers and best man on your plans and give them emergency numbers

Confirm all your timings with suppliers!

Pay final balances

Collect groomswear if you’ve hired it (don’t forget to arrange someone to return hired items too!)

Collect your wedding dress from your boutique

Have a manicure and pedicure

Get some beauty sleep!

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