Sports you need to know about if you're planning a 2016 wedding
No one will admit it, but if you're planning a wedding on the same day as the Euro 2016 final, there will be many people feeling tempted to sneak in some headphones and listen to the radio while keeping an eye on your wedding vows. Admit it, Dad - you're thinking about it. With this in mind, especially if the groom himself is a sports fan, you might want to avoid booking your 2016 wedding on any significant sporting days. Let us help with a calendar of the events you should probably bear in mind.
How to talk about your wedding without annoying those around you
Although wedding planning may be the biggest part of your life at the moment, it is only a small part of your friends’ and family’s lives and can start to get tiresome for them if you are talking about wedding details 24/7. Here are some tips on how to satisfy your wedding talk craving without driving those around you crazy!
Things you should know about people who get married young
While the average age of people getting married in the UK stands at 31, there are plenty of spring chickens deciding to tie the knot in their 20s. Let the truth be told, you might think they aren't ready but it's still important to support and celebrate at this time in their lives. Put yourselves in their shoes for a minute and see how they're feeling...
How to choose your bridal party
It’s not compulsory to have a wedding party, but getting your nearest and dearest involved can add to the fun factor. Just make sure you don't find yourself getting carried away with the excitement and asking everyone under the sun to be a bridesmaid - that's a lot of dresses to pay for! Here are the key roles to consider
Chocolate ideas for your wedding reception
It's Chocolate week on Great British Bake Off tonight, so we've decided to get involved (not that we needed any excuse, really) and create a chocolate-themed wedding wish list. Click on to see all the DIY details, treats and gifts you can copy to wow your guests with some calorific creations. Maybe eat a banana before you take a look…
Your wedding budget, invite and bridal party problems solved
There’s nothing more ‘real’ than the etiquette minefield that planning a wedding can become (think budgets, invites and bridal-party politics to name but a few potential hot spots). So we rounded up readers from around the country and asked them to spill their deepest, darkest dilemmas – then did our best to help. The results are so explosive we’ve let the brides-to-be remain anonymous to avoid any hurt feelings or further dramas. Get ready for a healthy dose of pre-marital honesty and a lot of great solutions from wedding planner Holly Poulter of Pretty Please Events and the etiquette pros at Debrett’s.
Last-minute jobs to make wedding week less stressful
It's the final countdown to your big day and the last thing you want to be doing is stressing out about whether the suppliers will find the venue or popping out to buy flowers for the parents. Follow this little guide to help you with what jobs to do in the last week before your wedding day.
What NOT to do at a wedding
With all this focus and instruction on what to do when you're attending a wedding, has anyone actually remembered what NOT to do? There are plenty of mistakes waiting to happen as a wedding guest, so it's best to prepare yourself and read up on the etiquette that will be expected of you - and it's a sure-fire way to make sure you have an amazing time full of fun and dance. Have a read of our sinners list...