Congratulations! Wow! How exciting, you’re getting married! There’s so much to plan between now and your big day but, never fear, we have compiled your ultimate checklist for your wedding, whether that’s 6 weeks or 6 years away! We’ve thought of everything!

Here are the most important items for your checklist

  • Set a date
  • Decide where you’re getting married
  • Decide whether you’re planning your own wedding or hiring a wedding planner
  • Set your budget
  • Book your venue

Now that the basics are covered, you can start to think about everything else. Here goes

  • Visit a wedding fayre or two…..or 10!
  • Decide on your guest list
  • Send save the date cards
  • Appoint your bridesmaids, best man and ushers, if you’re having them


  • Book your celebrant/registrar
  • Book your photographer/videographer
  • Book your entertainment
  • Book your first dance choreographer
  • Book your florist
  • Book caterers if you need them
  • Book your transport
  • Book your honeymoon
  • Take out wedding insurance
  • Choose your dress

As the day gets nearer, you’ll want to think about and organise the following

  • Your wedding invitations
  • Your wedding cake
  • Your shoes and accessories
  • Hair appointments, glam squad and well being regime
  • The bridal party outfits
  • Wedding rings
  • Venue decor
  • Wedding music
  • Bridal party gifts
  • Speeches and readings for the big day
  • Hen and stag events
  • The seating plan
  • Having a wedding rehearsal

There are so many things to think about, organise and plan and so it can be a stressful time.  With this in mind, remember to organise time to look after yourself.

If at any time you get stuck or overwhelmed just reach out and I’ll see how I can help!

Charlottte x