Get your planning sorted with our ultimate wedding planning checklist! Manage your wedding timeline and tick off all your tasks with this easy-to-use to do list.

12-18 Months

  • Set your budget
  • Choose and book your venue
  • Set your date!
  • Put together your guest list
  • Decide on a church or registrar
  • Arrange a marquee if you need one
  • Take out wedding insurance

9-12 Months

  • Choose bridesmaids, best man and ushers
  • Send out your Save the Date cards
  • Choose and book your photographer and videographer
  • Get your transport sorted
  • Book your DJ and/ or band
  • Book your caterers and decide on your menu
  • Start looking at wedding dresses and work out what you like

6-9 Months

  • Book extra entertainment such as a magician
  • Choose and book your florist
  • Choose and book your cake maker
  • Start shopping for your wedding dress and get it ordered!
  • Buy your shoes, underwear and accessories
  • Order or start making your wedding favours
  • Book hair and makeup

3-6 Months

  • Choose bridesmaids dresses
  • Get your groomswear sorted
  • Buy your wedding rings
  • Book your honeymoon
  • Book your wedding night accommodation
  • Choose readings, poems and hymns
  • Agree your order of service with your vicar or registrar
  • Set up your gift list
  • Start writing your vows

0-3 Months

  • Send out invitations
  • Have dress fittings
  • Start wearing in your shoes at home
  • Buy gifts for your bridal party
  • Write speeches and thank yous
  • Trim your hair (nothing drastic!) and have a hair trial
  • Trial run of bridal makeup

Final Week

  • Confirm numbers with venue and caterers
  • Brief your bridesmaids, ushers and best man on your plans and give them emergency numbers
  • Confirm all timings with suppliers!
  • Pay final balances
  • Collect groomswear if you’ve hired it (don’t forget to arrange someone to return hired items too!)
  • Collect wedding dress from your boutique
  • Have a manicure and pedicure
  • Get some beauty sleep!