Page 11 - CP Bridal Guide Jan27 2017
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Wedding planner                                                                                                                         The Isle of Wight County Press WEDDING DIRECTORY 2017

2-3 months                                                                Pick your first-dance song and give a set list or suggestions
                                                                          to your band/DJ.
     Plan your hen and stag parties.                                      Have your rehearsal if you are getting married in a church.
     Book your first-night hotel.
     Have your hair/make-up trials.                                 24 hours to go
     Buy or make your favours.
     Finalise your bouquet and floral arrangements with                     Help to decorate the venue if necessary.
     your florist.                                                          Have your honeymoon luggage sent to your first-night hotel.
     If you are getting married in a church, it is required that           Have a manicure/pedicure.
     banns are read out in church for three Sundays during the
     three months before the wedding.

1-2 months                                                          Enjoy your day

      Confirm your final guest numbers with your caterer                     Have a good breakfast.
      and venue.
      Work out your seating plan.                                          Delegate jobs to your bridesmaid to ensure the day runs
      Schedule a rehearsal if you are getting married in a church.         smoothly.
      Buy your marriage licence from the registrar.
      Have your final dress fitting.                                         Try to find some time to spend alone with your groom
                                                                           during the day.

                                                                           Relax and enjoy your day.

Finalise your hymns/readings/prayers for a church wedding.

The last few days

     Write out your placecards.
     Give your photographer a list of must-have shots.
     Buy your gifts for the bridal party.
     Make final confirmations calls with all your suppliers.
     Pack for your honeymoon.
     Arrange for your cake to be delivered.

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