Wedding checklist

Your Big Day is our speciality - let us help you prepare with our wedding checklist

Six – 12 months before

  • Agree a budget and set up a dedicated bank account for all wedding costs
  • Book ceremony time and date with minister or registrar
  • Give notice at local register office
  • Prepare draft guest list
  • Choose your Bridesmaids, Best Man and Ushers
  • Book the photographer/videographer
  • Book entertainment
  • Book wedding transport
  • Book florist
  • Book hairdresser and make-up artist
  • Order wedding dress
  • Choose and order Bridesmaids dresses
  • Book your wedding night accommodation
  • Book Your Hen and Stag Nights at West Park

Five months before

  • Finalise guest list
  • Order wedding cake
  • Order stationery
  • Book honeymoon (and travel insurance)

Four to three months before

  • Finalise gift list
  • Start thinking about favours, table decorations, names and place cards
  • Discuss and finalise menus
  • Send out invitations to all your guests
  • Organise Hen/Stag nights

One to two months before

  • Organise rehearsal for wedding ceremony
  • Dress fitting and confirm collection date
  • Finalise seating plan
  • Confirm ceremony details with minister/registrar (including order of service if church wedding)
  • Make final checks on all your arrangements (including the venue, band and transport.)

One week to go

  • Have a final hair and make-up practice
  • Pick up your wedding dress, bridesmaids dresses and suits for the groom and ushers

On the day

  • Let us take over... relax and enjoy your special day…

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Weddings - Wedding checklist quote

A big thank you again for all that you have done for us to make our wedding day so special!

Heather Urquhart.