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Son of the Bride- Bride Escort
Donna, 10 of June of 2024 at 10:12

I love my dad very much but ive always said my son would walk me down the aisle. He'll be 23 by the time we get married. I have two queries.. is there anything I can have my dad do so that he doesn't...

Christian, friday 19-Jul-24 3 44
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Food for photographers etc.
Aimee, 15 of February of 2024 at 14:24

Hi all What is the appropriate etiquette for providing food for people you have hired? We have two photographers and a videographer (or two, not sure yet). The photographers have said they don't...

Ben, friday 19-Jul-24 20 731 1
Abby
Social media uploads on wedding day
Abby, 1 of June of 2024 at 19:05

Hello girls Has anyone had to navigate through the fine line of guests posting pictures of you on social media on your wedding day?!! I don’t have a problem with people taking pictures together or of...

Alex, thursday 18-Jul-24 12 459
Hattie
Can i send a fax from my phone?
Hattie, 17 of July of 2024 at 05:39

Hi, I’m frequently on the go and don’t always have access to a computer. Is there a way to send faxes directly from my phone?

Hattie, wednesday 17-Jul-24 28
Betty
Can i invite my best friends only to reception?
Betty, 9 of July of 2024 at 08:50

Hi, we are planning to get married next year, it will be very small wedding, maybe 10 people, as my fiance is very anxious socially. My firends know he does not go with me to any social events, I...

RomanticGreenStation, tuesday 9-Jul-24 1 44
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Colours to go with royal Stewart tartan
LuxuriousGoldDecor707, 25 of June of 2024 at 14:03

I’m not the creative kind of person! I’m really struggling to think of a colour to go with royal Stewart tartan that my partner will be wearing! Absolutely not red! I thought maybe yellow with it...

SunnyPurpleFlowers85, monday 8-Jul-24 1 16
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Symbolic Ceremony in Italy
Claire, 11 of March of 2023 at 18:42

Hi all, my parter and I will be getting married in the UK with family and then hoping to have a "celebration" wedding in Italy with friends but I really want to keep it simple and book somewhere in or...

Rebecca, friday 5-Jul-24 2 47 1
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Wedding party issues
Rachel, 2 of July of 2024 at 14:19

My fiancé has a neice who will be 15 at the time of our wedding and we would love for her to either be a bridesmaid or my fiancé's best woman, as we know she take the role very seriously, however he...

RomanticGreenStation, thursday 4-Jul-24 1 54
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Thoughts on doing your own videography?
Fiona, 2 of July of 2024 at 06:02

My partner and I really love the idea of a GoPro being passed around on our day interviewing family members and being set up to record key moments like speeches and ceremony. Has anyone had experience...

RomanticGreenStation, wednesday 3-Jul-24 2 29
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Bridesmaids faff
Christine, 26 of May of 2024 at 23:08

I am having a bit of a panic as to whom I should ask to be my bridesmaid or whether I should even have any at all! I don’t have a strong girl friend circle ( although I have lots of girlfriends, just...

Micro110, wednesday 26-Jun-24 10 452
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Venue doesn’t allow confetti
Josh, 10 of June of 2024 at 21:54

Getting married in 2025 and our venue doesn’t allow confetti of any kind, whether biodegradable or not. Are there any effective alternatives? We’re not a fan of the idea of bubbles and I feel like...

PhotographybyBillHad, tuesday 25-Jun-24 7 277
Tina
Post-wedding Photo Shoots
Tina, 23 of June of 2024 at 08:20

Hi there. Is this a thing in Britain? I've seen them mentioned but it's usually only by wedding photographers - so they may just be wanting to start a new lucrative wedding tradition. Did anyone here...

Tina, sunday 23-Jun-24 8
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Wedding cars
Gemma, 7 of June of 2024 at 07:38

Hi ladies (and gents) We've ordered wedding cars for 3 hours (which is there package) but the photographer said he thinks photos will take us over this time. I'm yet to contact the car company but has...

PhotographybyBillHad, sunday 16-Jun-24 2 32
Sarah
Is this a good deal?!
Sarah, 9 of June of 2024 at 17:17

I feel like I've looked at every venue within 30 minutes of both sides of our families, I wanted something that wasn't really expensive but nicer than the Rugby Club, I think this venue is a nice...

Sarah, sunday 9-Jun-24 32
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Black wedding theme
Jessica, 12 of May of 2024 at 21:24

Seen the idea of a black wedding theme in that you ask all the guests to attend wearing black. Everyone who knows me knows black is my favourite colour and whilst I initially thought I couldn’t really...

RomanticGreenStation, sunday 9-Jun-24 2 24
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Videos after videographer left
Dee, 7 of September of 2023 at 16:30

Hi all! I got married a few weeks ago and we had a great videographer there. We paid for 10 hours so they left towards the end of the night, after the party had stated. Right at the end of the night,...

Rose, thursday 6-Jun-24 2 135
Shannon
How not to invite someone
Shannon, 31 of May of 2024 at 13:42

Hi! Just a disclaimer that I know this is petty and I know it's childish. I'm in a dungeons and dragons group with my fiance. We've made some good friends in this group since it began as a group of...

Shannon, wednesday 5-Jun-24 2 105
Jade
Advice on what to do leading upto and on wedding day.
Jade, 8 of January of 2024 at 23:33

I am 21 years old and quite clueless any tips and tricks would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Anh, tuesday 4-Jun-24 9 303
Sandie
Seating plan for buffet receptiin
Sandie, 31 of May of 2024 at 18:45

Do I do a seating plan for a buffet reception?

Shay, monday 3-Jun-24 2 29
Sarah
Is my dad right to be annoyed?
Sarah, 3 of June of 2024 at 16:11

I'm getting married in September and I asked my stepdad to walk me down the aisle (him and my mum have been together 13 years and I see/speak to him at least 3/4 times a week) My dad and stepmum have...

Sarah, monday 3-Jun-24 16
Janice
Being 'given away' - but not by father of the bride
Janice, 29 of May of 2024 at 09:08

Hi there, I have asked my cousin to walk me down the aisle as my Dad is no longer with us. Has anyone else had another family member walk them down the aisle, and did that person have to fulfil...

Katy, sunday 2-Jun-24 3 57
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Seating Plans
Amy, 15 of February of 2024 at 15:58

Can you all tell me how you are doing your seating plans for the top table for a small wedding please? We are having a maximum of 30 people for our ceremony and wedding breakfast and then up to 100...

Anita, friday 31-May-24 3 104
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Help
Natasha, 30 of May of 2024 at 15:43

Hi all, I'm just looking for some advice. I'm scare that my dad is going to bring negative vibe to my wedding. Him and my mum was divorced when I was around 4 and we never really been close at all. My...

RomanticGreenStation, friday 31-May-24 1 49
Natasha
Green and Red Flags in Suppliers
Natasha, 8 of May of 2024 at 15:23

Just getting properly stuck in with starting to look into quotes and get things booked and was just wondering if anyone had any advice on what to look out for in terms of good suppliers and signs you...

Glycogen, friday 31-May-24 1 93
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Wedding guests- chasing missing Rsvps or not
Ele, 19 of May of 2024 at 18:46

Hi everyone, we are getting married in just over 8 weeks and I am still waiting for a reply from 2 friends and their +1. We have known each other for a very long time but we have lost contact in the...

Ele, thursday 23-May-24 2 54
Phoebe
Bridesmaid fallout / advice
Phoebe, 21 of May of 2024 at 20:30

Hi, I need some advice. I’ve been friends with someone for just over 5 years. We weren’t immediately the best of friends but we were part of a friendship group, and at the beginning I would even say...

RomanticGreenStation, thursday 23-May-24 1 67
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Black wedding theme
Jessica, 13 of May of 2024 at 11:31

My favourite colour is black but I never really thought I could have it in my wedding. However someone has just suggested and shown me an all black wedding theme where the bride and groom ask all...

RomanticGreenStation, wednesday 22-May-24 3 56
Jennifer
My mum
Jennifer, 18 of April of 2024 at 08:15

Hi beautifuls! I need some advice. I am a 2025 bride and I am seriously hesitating to invite my mum and her partner at all. She has changed a lot since my dad died 12 years ago. She's all over...

Greeny, monday 20-May-24 8 191
Estina
Hen party dropouts
Estina, 21 of September of 2023 at 05:52

Out of all of my friends, I am the very last person to get married. I will be 40 next month. Most of my mates have been married for 10-13 years already. Have the kids, the house, you name it. I was...

Estina, monday 6-May-24 7 355
Toni-Joy
Finacee's family 'drama'
Toni-Joy, 26 of April of 2024 at 23:38

Hi my lovely's! I use the word 'drama' in place of not having a better word. My Fiancee (31f) wants to invite her brothers, both married and one with 2 kids. The problem is the middle brother and his...

RomanticGreenStation, wednesday 1-May-24 1 71
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Transfer opinions
Chelsea, 13 of March of 2024 at 16:33

Honest opinions, Is a 35/40 min journey to long.? from place of marriage to the reception xx

FrankGarrett, sunday 28-Apr-24 15 200
Cazpot88
Payments for photography
Cazpot88, 20 of February of 2024 at 18:01

Hey beauts, need some advice We found a photographer on Facebook who charge different amounts depending on how many hours you want They've already sent me their bank details for the deposit, which is...

FrankGarrett, saturday 27-Apr-24 1 107

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