Posts Tagged ‘wedding preparation’
Reception at Home Ideas – Wedding Preparation A reception at home will have a more intimate atmosphere, but numbers may be restricted. A marquee in the garden will offer more space and flexibility. Depending on the number of guests, you may wish to consider hiring Professional caterers. (more…)
Tables Wedding Wish List Budget Planner Wedding Checklists Table 1: Wedding wish list Each of you should fill in a table below to decide on the priorities for your wedding. This is to generate an overall idea. (more…)
The Necessary Documents for Civil Partnership in UK When giving notice, you will be asked to produce evidence of identity and nationality – preferably your passport or birth certificate – and proof of residence, e.g. an electricity or telephone bill. With a birth certificate, another form of (more…)
Marrying Abroad Register Office and Approved Premises Civil Wedding Ceremony Some countries require a Certificate of No Impediment. This is used for persons marrying in a foreign country where one of the parties is British and the other is a foreign national. Advice can be sought from a Superintendent Registrar or the Foreign Office. (more…)
Two Weeks to go Before the Wedding – Plan my Wedding Two weeks before the wedding, all the plans should be in place. However, it is a good idea to check arrangements and do the last- minute preparations.
Confirm with suppliers • Telephone all your suppliers to double-check arrangements. • Confirm transport arrangements for you and your guests. (more…)
Final Countdown Stag dos and hen Nights – Plan my Wedding By now, everything should be planned to perfection – the venue and suppliers are booked, people have responded to the invitations, you are well into your health and wellbeing routine, and the details of the day are in place. This chapter covers (more…)
Civil Ceremony in UK Scotland Northern Ireland and Legal Preliminaries The options available will enable you to have the type of ceremony you wish at the location of your choice. You can either have a simple ceremony with just two witnesses or a ceremony where the bride is given away and bridesmaids/pageboys attend. You may have music and readings, but any with slight religious overtones need to be agreed with the Registrar before the day of (more…)
Overall Timetable Running Order Order of Ceremony Table plan To make sure the day itself goes smoothly, I recommend: • An overall timetable (more…)
Choosing the wedding guests can be one of the most contentious parts of the wedding preparations, as the different people involved may have different priorities. Parents and parents-in-law will often want to invite relations of all degrees as the wedding is a rare chance for a full-scale family get-together. Bride and groom are often more interested in inviting friends that are more immediate – colleagues from work, close friends from school and college days, etc. So you will all need great tact and consideration to avoid falling out over this most crucial question.
If you want an intimate wedding, you may be looking at between 10 and 40 guests, or for an extravaganza, anything up to around 500. When compiling your list, think of family, friends, work colleagues and other areas of your life, such as sports teams, knitting circles, book clubs, neighbours, drinking mates, ex-lovers, etc. It can soon tot up. You also need to decide if you want to (more…)
Hiring a Marquees for the Wedding Reception – Wedding Preparation Hiring a marquee gives you the opportunity to welcome guests to a wedding reception at home if additional space is required.
There are two types of marquee – traditional canvas tent with one or two supporting poles and guy ropes, and the aluminum frame (more…)