Wedding Checklist

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Wedding Checklist

We have provided you with a checklist for you to follow. This will make things easier with clear step by step points of what is needed to be done and at what stage on the run up to your wedding. Knowing where you are against time will allow you to plan ahead saving a mad dash panic towards the later stages.

18 MONTHS

  • Announce your engagement
  • Choose the type of ceremony you would like
  • Decide on what theme you would like
  • Set your budget
  • Look at your venue options

12 MONTHS

  • Book your chosen venue
  • Set your wedding date
  • Choose bridesmaids and ask them
  • Write out your guest list
  • Arrange the wedding licence and registrar
  • Book the registrar and the time of the ceremony
  • Create a scrapbook and start collecting any ideas that you love
  • Start looking around and trying on dresses to find the dress that you love

9 MONTHS

6 MONTHS

  • Choose your bridesmaids’ dress
  • Choose men’s outfits
  • Book transport
  • Book your honeymoon
  • Have a dress fitting
  • Book a hairdresser and make-up artist
  • Select Your readings
  • Reserve hotel and accommodation for yourself and guests

3 MONTHS

  • Buy the wedding rings
  • Order your wedding favours
  • Have a make-up and hair trial
  • Create a seating plan
  • Arrange what venue decorations you will have
  • Send out wedding invitations
  • Buy your wedding lingerie

2 MONTHS

  • Make your gift list
  • Confirm the menu
  • Confirm the registry office booking
  • Confirm photographer

1 MONTH

  • Write your vows
  • Give the venue a copy of your supplier contacts
  • Have a final dress fitting
  • Run through ushers’ and best man duties
  • Hold stag and hen parties
  • Buy thank you gifts

WEEK BEFORE

  • Have a spray tan
  • Pack for your honeymoon
  • Confirm times and places with key wedding contacts
  • Reconfirm wedding numbers with your venue
  • Hold a wedding rehearsal at the venue where the ceremony is taking place
  • Arrange for the cake and flowers to be delivered

DAY BEFORE

  • Have a manicure and pedicure
  • Help decorate the venue
  • Take your luggage to the venue ready for your honeymoon
  • Get to bed early so you’re fresh for the big day tomorrow