Bride thinking about her wedding video options

Planning a wedding is probably one of the most complicated and time consuming experiences most of us will encounter in a lifetime. There are so many things to remember and the idea of forgetting something crucial is a terrifying thought.

To help you out, the experienced team at Wedding Video Solutions have put together a handy checklist as you countdown to your big day.





First things first…
What’s your budget?
Decide type of service e.g. church, civil
Book the venue
Book the registrar or minister
Choose bridesmaids, best man, ushers
Decide on a colour theme
Start thinking about a guest list
Look for a wedding dress

Some extra suggestions
Consider save-the-date cards
Check your passport, will it be valid when you go on honeymoon?
How about starting a wedding book with ideas, moodboards, clippings and other bits and pieces. It’ll help you when planning your wedding and also provide a lovely memento afterwards

Around 6 months to go…
Decide on a caterer
Shop for bridesmaids and groomsmen outfits
Choose florist and brief them on your theme
Book photographer
Choose entertainment e.g. band, DJ – these may get booked up quickly so try and get your preferred choice booked in
Decide and book transport
Chose a cake

Some extra suggestions
If you are using a hairdresser of make up artist, now is the time to book these

Have you considered a wedding video? For a lasting record of your day to watch again and again get in touch with us. See our reviews for feedback from couples who have used our services

4 months to go…
Finalise your guest list
Research invitations or think about making your own
What table decorations will you be having? Your florist may be able to help with these
Think about your first dance song and music for the ceremony
Choose the rings

Some extra suggestions
Are you providing your guests with favours? Have a think about these now
You may want to book your honeymoon around now
What music would you like during your meal? You could start putting a playlist together now

2 months to go…
Send invitations
Arrange fittings for outfits including groomsmen
Buy your wedding shoes (and shoes for any other people you are kitting out)
Decide on your vows

Some extra suggestions
You may like to have a wedding book for guests to sign

1 month to go…
Chase up guests who haven’t responded to invites
Have a trial run on hair/make-up
Arrange rehearsals
Have hen do/stag do
Decide on witnesses plus any people doing readings
Seating plan

Some extra suggestions
Wedding night lingerie
A special perfume for the day
Break in wedding shoes

1 week to go…
Prepare any thank yous for helpers
Honeymoon prep (packing, travel money, insurance)
Finalise payments
Check over timings and make sure that everyone who needs to be aware of the schedule has a copy
Agree important shots with the photographer

And finally, relax and enjoy.

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