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Would you go with this venue?
Alana, 25 of February of 2024 at 11:22

Hi gals, I am totally unsure of what to do here and would love an outsider's opinion. My partner and I have stumbled across a unicorn venue in a PERFECT location (both in terms of distance from our...

RomanticGreenStation, yesterday at 21:46 3 50
Harriet
Save the dates questions!
Harriet, 18 of February of 2024 at 12:28

Hi, We are so excited because we booked our venue in Italy for October 2025! When would you suggest we send out the save the dates? We thought we would do it around April of this year so that there is...

T S, yesterday at 18:29 8 193
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Present timings
Kathryn, 27 of February of 2024 at 13:40

Hi! Very minor detail but…when are people thinking of giving thank you gifts to readers/those helping set up on the day? Bridesmaids and Groomsmen will get their gifts the morning of but I wondered if...

Kathryn, yesterday at 13:38 8 61
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Walking down the aisle by myself
Gayle, 27 of February of 2024 at 19:04

Hi everyone I’m just wondering if there is anyone on here that has/or is planning to walk down the aisle by themselves? I’m getting married in May 2025 and my dad passed away 4 years ago. He was...

Danielle, yesterday at 13:38 5 53 1
Sian
Waking up with your husband to be on your wedding day
Sian, 21 of February of 2024 at 09:11

Has anyone spent the night before your wedding with your husband to be and woke up together and had breakfast together? Our wedding is a twilight wedding so not until 4pm and the bridal suite is...

Jaimie, yesterday at 12:11 9 329 1
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Singing waiters planned as a surprise
Lauren, 23 of October of 2023 at 13:28

I just want to get everyone’s thoughts on this. I’ve just found out that my in-laws have booked singing waiters for our wedding day and they hadn’t asked us beforehand. We’re having a small and...

Brendan, sunday 25-Feb-24 8 346
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Photography payments
Cazpot88, 20 of February of 2024 at 18:04

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

RomanticGreenStation, friday 23-Feb-24 8 100
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2025 wedding
Carlene, 23 of January of 2024 at 09:44

Hi beauts, I need reassurance over something Me and my fiance are planning to get married in March 2025, we got engaged on Boxing Day My cousin and his fiancee are getting married June of that year...

Leanne, friday 23-Feb-24 18 721
Emily
Gifts for parents of the groom?
Emily, 9 of February of 2024 at 11:12

Anyone any ideas on gifts for parents of the groom? I'm sorted for my parents as they have more of a significant role on the day, but struggling to come up with something for my future in-laws....

Jess, friday 23-Feb-24 1 54
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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...

Aimee, tuesday 20-Feb-24 15 371 1
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...

Cazpot88, tuesday 20-Feb-24 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...

Samantha, monday 19-Feb-24 3 55
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Canapés or no canapés?
Laura, 16 of February of 2024 at 19:01

Would love some advice please! I’m getting married in May 2024. We’re having a sunset wedding meaning that the ceremony starts at 19:30. We’re all to be seated for the wedding breakfast for 21:00....

Sammy, monday 19-Feb-24 2 37
Phoebe
Un Ask Groomsmem
Phoebe, 29 of January of 2024 at 18:04

Hi, I’m in a dilemma. My partner has asked 2 of his mates to be groomsmen. We used to spend a lot of time with them and their girlfriends but recently they have started spending a lot of time without...

Expensivepurplecars4, saturday 17-Feb-24 3 146
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i don’t want my mums husband at my wedding… help?
Alice, 5 of February of 2024 at 23:02

The title may sound harsh, so let me explain. I’m 25, engaged to be married in spring 2026 of my partner of (currently) just over 6.5 years. I have a rather small family, only one half sibling I see...

Alice, wednesday 14-Feb-24 2 114
Lucy
Bridesmaid - unsure on 1
Lucy, 12 of February of 2024 at 14:47

Hi Everyone, I am having a small (50-60) destination wedding and I am set on having 2 Bridesmen (family) and 1 MOH (closest friend) My fiance is only having his bestman and no groomsmen. Now I have 1...

Leanne, tuesday 13-Feb-24 2 75
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Bridesmaids - Not Wanting Too Many But Scared to Disappoint! Any Nice Tips?
Lucy, 12 of February of 2024 at 23:26

Hi all, I'm currently in the process of planning my wedding for September 25, I haven't asked any of my friends to be bridesmaids yet but I have a few big groups of friends (some from home, some from...

RomanticGreenStation, tuesday 13-Feb-24 1 49
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Venue menu change
Jade, 11 of February of 2024 at 22:52

Hi. Jw, has anyone had a venue change their menu after booking with them? Appreciate advice. TIA We booked in October and today whilst showing photos to a relative from the venue website, I noticed a...

Jade, sunday 11-Feb-24 17
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Menu change!
Jade, 11 of February of 2024 at 22:38

Hi. Jw, has anyone had a venue change their menu after booking with them? Appreciate advice. TIA We booked in October and today whilst showing photos to a relative from the venue website, I noticed a...

Jade, sunday 11-Feb-24 13
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Giving away
Kayleigh, 8 of January of 2024 at 14:20

Has anyone had anyone other than their father/stepfather etc give them away? I’m getting married in August 2024 and I don’t have anything to do with my parents or family. I don’t really have anyone in...

Gertrude, wednesday 7-Feb-24 19 414
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Flower Preservation - Destination Wedding
Jessica, 5 of February of 2024 at 15:56

Hi! I’m getting married in St Lucia in May this year and I’d like to get my bouquet preserved if possible. Does anybody have any advice on this as my wedding takes place 6 days before I fly home and...

RomanticGreenStation, wednesday 7-Feb-24 1 14
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Plus one situation
Alison, 30 of January of 2024 at 21:12

FHs usher was in a relationship up until quite recently. His previous partner was very much invited to our wedding. When they split up and she said she wasn’t coming anymore we were able to invite...

Michelle, sunday 4-Feb-24 3 89
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

Jade, thursday 1-Feb-24 9 255
Sandie
Buffet reception
Sandie, 27 of January of 2024 at 22:35

Do I do a table plan for seating or just let people sit wherever they want to? Do I do napkins with napkin holders or not? Please help as only been to weddings with sit down meal, which is totally...

Ajx, thursday 1-Feb-24 3 62
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Pricing for onsite accomodation
Genevieve, 26 of January of 2024 at 16:04

Hello, Our wedding venue has 8 "glamping" huts (each sleep 2 people) and a campsite for tents/campers that we have exclusive use of. We've paid £750 to reserve the whole thing on the night of our...

RomanticGreenStation, wednesday 31-Jan-24 1 28
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a few questions in 1 post
Amy, 29 of January of 2024 at 16:05

Hello, I got engaged in December and we have booked our wedding for July 2025. I have absolutely no idea about these things as I've only ever been to two weddings when I was a child. I have a daughter...

RomanticGreenStation, wednesday 31-Jan-24 1 51
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Celebrant wedding
Shelley, 27 of January of 2024 at 22:35

Hello, I like the idea of a celebrant wedding, but do you have to do the legal bit before hand, or can you have a celebrant wedding and get married after ?

RomanticGreenStation, tuesday 30-Jan-24 2 32
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Hen do
Chloe, 24 of January of 2024 at 20:17

Hi girls I’m just after a bit of hen do advice really as it’s really stressing me out 😩 I have 4 bridesmaids and one of them is mainly dealing with organising the hen do. We’d all originally said...

RomanticGreenStation, sunday 28-Jan-24 3 129
Laura
Digital Invites yes or no?
Laura, 27 of September of 2023 at 15:27

Digital Invitations, yes or no? I feel they are more sustainable, easier to send as I don't know half the addresses and linkable to the wedding website for RSVP?

Genevieve, friday 26-Jan-24 8 343 2
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Secretly married now planning a wedding - help!
Hallie.sullivan, 16 of January of 2024 at 03:33

My partner and I got married a few years ago at a registry office in order for us to get a visa sorted to live and work abroad in New York. We had been together for 7 years already so knew we were...

Genevieve, friday 26-Jan-24 5 162
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Cancelling wedding how to tell guests
Rosie, 25 of January of 2024 at 08:38

Hello, unfortunately we have decided to cancel our wedding which was meant to be in June this year for a variety of reasons but mainly as my fiance and I are just not getting on anymore and it doesn't...

RomanticGreenStation, thursday 25-Jan-24 2 125
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Ring order
Molly, 24 of July of 2023 at 09:51

Hi all quick questions! Before the ceremony do I take my engagement ring off and just wear wedding band? Then also which order do my rings go in? Engagement ring first then wedding ring or is it the...

Little, wednesday 24-Jan-24 9 442

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