Affordable Wedding Venue

WEDDING

To Do List 

1. Set the date – check our events page for available dates or give us a quick call 01634 408544

2. Send save-the-date cards – make sure your guests don’t book something else and miss your special day.

3. Set your budget – we provide a very reasonably priced buffet.  Contact us to discuss your requirements.

4. Draw up your guest list(s)
Try to make it equal and keep both families happy. Have a separate evening reception guest list if you want some work colleagues or friends of the family to come but you don’t know them well enough to invite them to the ceremony and the wedding breakfast.

5. Book your ceremony venue and then book the George pub and hall for your affordable Wedding venue reception

6. Appoint bridesmaids, a best man and ushers

7. Book your photographer and videographer

8. Meet your registrar

9. Book a DJ, band or entertainers – we know of some local DJs so do contact us to ask their availability

10. Book your cars – You’ll need to book one car for you and your father but may want to book others for your mother and bridesmaids.

11. Book your florist – If you’re on a tight budget, artificial flowers can be purchased that can be sold on after.

12. Book your honeymoon

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13. Take out wedding insurance

14. Decide what kind of wedding dress you want and start your healthy eating diet and exercise programme

 15. Order/make your wedding invitations
Don’t forget all the other wedding stationery including: orders of service, place cards and thank you cards

15. Order the wedding cake
Or cupcakes or ‘cheese cake’, or have your wedding cake home made.

16. Buy your wedding shoes and accessories
Get your shoes in good time for your first dress fitting, and your tiara and veil in time for your make up and hair trial. Choose what jewellery and any other bridal accessories you will wear.

17. Book your make up artist and hairdresser
Speak to several to find the one that’s right for you, then book a hair and make up trial complete with your tiara and veil if possible.

18. Buy your bridesmaid’s dresses and suits for the groom, best man, ushers and any flower girls or page boys.

19.  Book the honeymoon suite

20. Buy your wedding rings

21. Send your wedding invitations

22.  Order your venue décor and table decorations

23. Decide on a gift list

24. Choose wedding music and readings

25. Buy gifts for the best man, ushers and bridesmaids

26.  Start to plan your hen and stag parties

27. Finalise the seating plan

28. Arrange the wedding rehearsal

29. Contact any guests who have not replied to your invitation

30. Arrange a date to pick up any hired suits

31. Write the wedding speeches

32. Have your hair trimmed and/or coloured

33. Have the wedding rehearsal

34. Wear-in your wedding shoes

35. Create a wedding emergency kit.  Give this to your chief bridesmaid and include make up, a compact mirror and powder, lipstick, tissues etc – anything you think you might need on the day

36. Have your beauty treatments

37. Find your ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue’

38. Have your nails manicured
Book it for the afternoon to avoid chips and breaks.

39. Try to get an early night

40. Get Married!