The wedding checklist

This blog post will go through the major elements you may need to have the perfect #wedding . Once you have arranged a date and a venue, here are all the other things you may need to think about. Weddings usually take around 12 months to plan; this blog post is aimed at having around one year to plan your day.


- Brides maids, maid of honour, groomsmen and best man

- Guest list

- Engagement photos

- Hire a photographer and videographer.

- Think about entertainment. People get booked up months in advance so make sure you have the option to pick the right DJ, band or whatever your entertainment may be

- Create a wedding invitation and send them to your entire guest list

- Wedding Dress

- Grooms suit and groomsmen attire

- Bride’s maid dresses and flower girl

- Wedding favours

- Table lay out

- Drinks on table

- Catering for wedding breakfast

- Catering for wedding buffet

- Flowers

- Wedding cake

- Chair covers (your venue may provide this)

- A Welcome table/gift’s (Photos, mini gifts , memory book or anything you fancy)

- A seating plan

- Book a hotel / inform guests of local hotels

- Honey moon plans

- Catering – menu

- Write your vows and speeches

- Music playlist (if required)

- Wedding day transportation

- ‘ Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue’

- Marriage license

- Extra decorations (balloons or lights etc)



This list could go on and on about what you need for your wedding day. However, we covered the essentials and remember the final choice is yours. You don’t have to do the norm or buy expensive things to please your guests. IT’S YOUR DAY. Majority of venues can help you as well. Park Wood Golf Club not only have a stunning, spacious venue but they also have a variety of catering packages available alongside decorations such as table centre pieces, chair covers and much more! It’s always a good idea to talk to your venue before talking to companies or wedding planners! We hope this list helped you, need any more help? Give us a ring or email.


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