One year out: Work out your budget and establish your top priorities Find Ideas. Compile your preliminary guest list (you'll need that guest count!). Choose your wedding party Book a venue - include wet weather alternative Send 'save the date' card to guests Shop for dress ideas Book caterer, photographer and celebrant - start work on the service Book florist
Six months out: Wedding cake Entertainment Wedding invitations Gift register Book wedding night hotel Guys suits Develop menu Wedding rings Honeymoon plans
Eight weeks out Deposits paid Dress fittings Plan speeches Take dance lessons!! MC selected
Four weeks out Rehearsal booked Finalise service with celebrant Photo list for on the day photos Organise something old, new, borrowed and blue Check RSVP's
One week out Confirm numbers with caterer Seating plan Bridal emergency kit e.g. needle and thread Pack for honeymoon
Day before Rehearsal Paperwork and rings ready for service - don't forget them on the day!
The day Make decision if weather not great - in door or outdoor? Groom - arrive early. Welcome guests informally Bride - arrive 10 minutes late Take time to take everything in and enjoy yourselves!