Wedding Planning Timeline

With so much to organise Venuelior’s National Glass Centre have put together a checklist to try and help you out a little. Whilst every wedding is unique to each couple, we hope this will help you out a little!

Wedding to do list

12 Months +

  • Set the date, give notice of marriage to the Council
  • Book your registrar/minister or church
  • Book your perfect venue!
  • Send save-the-date cards
  • Set your budget
  • Draw up your guest list(s)
  • Appoint bridesmaids, best man and ushers
  • Book your photographer and videographer
  • Book a band/entertainers
  • Book your cars and florist
  • Buy/order your wedding dress/outfit

6 Months +

  • Order/make your wedding invitations
  • Order the wedding cake
  • Buy your wedding shoes and accessories
  • Book your make-up artist and hairdresser
  • Buy your bridesmaid’s dresses and suits for the groom, best man, ushers and any flower girls or page boys.

3 Months +

  • Buy your wedding rings
  • Send your wedding invitations
  • Choose your table decorations and chair covers
  • Choose wedding music and readings

1 Month before

  • Arrange for a final fitting of your wedding dress
  • Meet with our wedding coordinator to confirm final details for your big day.
  • Finalise the seating plan
  • Write the wedding speeches
  • Find your ‘something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue’

1 Week before

  • Have the wedding rehearsal
  • Wear-in your wedding shoes!
  • Treat yourself to beauty treatments and have a pamper day
  • Meet with your wedding coordinator to finalise details of your big day THE BIG DAY!


Just enjoy yourselves!