Wedding Timeline Planner

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1 Year before your Wedding Day

  • Appointment with wedding planner to advise on budgets
  • Decide on Church or Civil Ceremony venue
  • Book Vicar or Registrar
  • Choose your wedding dress
  • Discuss menus with hotel or caterer
  • For a stress free day book a Toastmaster/MC
  • Arrange your honeymoon

9 Months before your wedding day

  • Attend some bridal fayres
  • Select your wedding services/pay deposits
  • Book your photographer
  • Arrange transport—vintage car/carriage/helicopter
  • Arrange entertainment and music for ceremony and reception

6 Months before your wedding day

  • Select bridesmaids dresses
  • Link colours, co-ordinate accessories

3 Months before your wedding day

  • Buy your wedding rings
  • Order wedding stationery
  • Ask your florist for ideas/venue dressing
  • Apply for special marriage license
  • Check certificates, passports, vaccinations
  • 8 weeks before the wedding send out the invitations

1 Months before your wedding day

  • Final invoices for wedding services to be paid
  • Keep an accurate check of acceptances
  • Book rehearsal date with the Vicar or meet with the Registrar
  • Order your favours=
  • Buy your presents for ushers/bridesmaid

3 Weeks before your wedding day

  • Final appointment with venue
  • Catering/wines/timeplan of the event
  • Double check all these details
  • Start to organise your table plan
  • Create check list for the bridegroom

3 Weeks before your wedding day

  • Reconfirm all the wedding services
  • Send letters to the services with their starting times
  • Final dress fitting
  • Collect stationery—order of services, tables
  • Beauty and tanning treatments

1 Weeks before your wedding day

  • Collect your wedding dress
  • Collect your bridesmaid dresses
  • Delegate some of the collections to your family
  • Both of you to collect your wedding rings
  • Rehearsal for your wedding

1 Day before your wedding day

  • Manicure appointment
  • Pack your honeymoon clothes
  • Bridegroom/ushers/dress hire collection
  • Final check with caterers/hotel
  • Wedding cake to be delivered

The Morning of your wedding day

  • Champagne breakfast
  • Hair & make up appointments
  • Bridal flowers arrive
  • Florist delivers to venue
  • Photographers arrives

1 Hour before your wedding ceremony

  • The bridesmaids help you to dress
  • You are all ready—photos at home
  • The wedding car arrives—everyone is waiting for you