Planning Essentials

You deserve a wedding that’s as unique as you, which is why we have thousands of inspirational wedding planning ideas to personalise your day. From décor inspiration to the latest trends, wedding themes to wedding favours, dates ideas to gift ideas, you’ll find everything you need to know about wedding planning here.

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When Is Wedding Season?

You've heard the term 'wedding season' before, but you might not know when it is or exactly why it's so important to know about when booking your day. Here's your complete guide to wedding season

By Helen Pye, 10/06/21

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The Best Eco-Friendly Wedding Products: 31 Green Ideas

Want a more sustainable wedding? Eschew the single-use plastic for these eco wedding ideas! From recycled centrepieces to bamboo confetti cones and plantable place cards, your guests will love these eco ideas

By Helen Pye, 09/06/21

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5 African and Caribbean Wedding Traditions to Include in Your Day

Want to learn more about African and Caribbean wedding traditions? Considering including your heritage at your wedding? Planner Tessa Williams' documentary showcases the history of some of these traditions - and their influence on modern weddings

By Helen Pye, 09/06/21

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The Most Affordable Days & Months to Book a Wedding Venue

Have a dream wedding venue in mind but struggling to afford it? You can save yourself thousands of pounds with these savvy tricks!

By Lucy Addicott, 02/06/21

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Real Couples Reveal the 21 Things That Didn’t Matter on Their Wedding Days

How different couples coped when their wedding plans didn’t quite go to plan, plus the wedding day surprises that made the day. If you’re feeling stressed about your wedding, this is all the advice you need.

By Anna Lao-Kaim, 02/06/21

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7 Things All Couples Who Tried to Plan a Wedding During the Pandemic Know to Be True

Tried to plan a wedding in 2020/21? We have serious respect for you. Planning a wedding during the pandemic has not been easy, and we guarantee you'll have experienced these seven things...

By Zoe Burke, 02/06/21

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Coronavirus: The Latest UK Wedding News & Rules Explained

Weddings are set to restart without restrictions in England from 21st June. Here's what we know so far about whether it will happen, what will be allowed and the future of weddings in 2021 in the UK

By Helen Pye, 01/06/21

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What Is a Minimony? The Latest Wedding Trend You Need to Know About

The minimony is the latest wedding trend that everyone is getting in on! Find out what a minimony is, how to plan one and which celebrities have had a minimony too...

By Zoe Burke, 27/05/21

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13 of the Coolest Friends-Themed Wedding Ideas

Obsessed with Friends and ecstatic about the reunion? Us too! We've rounded up 13 of the coolest Friends-themed wedding ideas to add a bit of Friends fun to your wedding! And if you don't like them, well, that's a moo point...

By Zoe Burke, 26/05/21

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The Best Wedding Gift List Ideas 2021: 31 Creative and Cool Gifts

From social gifting to kitchen gadgets and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, these are the best wedding gift list ideas for 2021 for you and your partner to consider

By Helen Pye, 19/05/21

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58 of the Best Unusual Wedding Favours

Surprise your guests with a wedding favour that's a little bit different! We've rounded up 58 of the most unusual wedding favours around so you can find just the thing to suit your wedding day perfectly

By Lucy Addicott, 19/05/21

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106 Amazing Wedding Favour Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Show your guests how much you appreciate them by treating them to one of these awesome wedding favours! There's over 100 to choose from so you're bound to find a special something to suit the style of your big day

By Lucy Addicott, 19/05/21

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The 40 Best Bride-to-Be Gifts for Someone Special

Celebrate the bride-to-be in your life with a gorgeous gift, from unique jewellery to the best pamper boxes

By Hannah Davies, 19/05/21

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Children at Weddings: Everything You Need to Consider

Deciding not to have children at your wedding can be a contentious issue, so we've put together a complete guide to how to decide, what to say to guests, ways to keep kids entertained and more.

By Helen Pye, 19/05/21

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Asian Wedding Speeches: How to Deliver the Perfect Speech

Giving a speech in front of hundreds of guests? It's natural to be a bit nervous! Here's what to include in your speech at a South Asian wedding, what to avoid, and how to get the crowd on your side

By Helen Pye, 19/05/21

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3rd Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 30 Leather & Crystal Ideas They’ll Love

Is your 3rd wedding anniversary is coming up? You'll be on the hunt for the perfect symbol of your love. Browse our leather and crystal 3rd wedding anniversary gift ideas, from the traditional to the contemporary, for your husband or wife

By Hannah Davies, 18/05/21