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My mum
Jennifer, Yesterday 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...

Jennifer, yesterday at 23:00 2 30
Hen do drama help
Abby, Yesterday at 18:21

I’ve had my first bit of wedding planning drama and I’m not liking this part !! I’m not planning my hen do , my friends are but I am aware of some plans going on. Anyway long story short they have a...

Abby, yesterday at 18:21 2
Evening wedding - need opinions on timings
Hayley, Yesterday at 11:22

Hello brides! My partner and I aren't doing a sit-down meal at our wedding, instead we are doing an evening wedding with canapes, grill and dessert. I've written out a rough timeline, and need...

Hayley, yesterday at 11:22 10 1
Blended Family - including children and step children in ceremony ideas?
Sara, 10 of April of 2024 at 16:08

Hiya We're getting married this year, and my FH has a 20yo lad and me 2 teen girls. We're involving the children in the day with special roles, one of the best man and 2 bridesmaids to make them feel...

Sara, yesterday at 09:39 2 27 1
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...

Victoria, wednesday 17-Apr-24 20 471
Bridesmaid troubles
Mae-Jones, 14 of April of 2024 at 23:47

I have a few bridesmaids, some know each other outside the bridal party whereas some only met through being bridesmaids. I’ve planned a few bridesmaid meet ups so they all get to know each other more...

StephenBype, wednesday 17-Apr-24 2 52
qr code for wedding invites and Rsvps
Alison&Ben24, 18 of January of 2024 at 21:37

Hey! Does anyone know if you can create QR codes with Hitched? Or can anyone advise the best and easiest way to create these? We want to use it on our invites for the RSVPS. Many thanks, Alison and...

Alison&Ben24, tuesday 16-Apr-24 4 65
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

RomanticGreenStation, monday 15-Apr-24 15 116
Room allocation
Chloe, 1 of April of 2024 at 17:47

We have our venue which has rooms which we have to allocate but they will pay for. I need some help with a couple of things. 1) We can pre-allocated who we want to stay on site, but how would we...

Sarah, monday 15-Apr-24 2 65
Best Man Issue
Sam, 18 of March of 2024 at 10:02

Hi. I'm looking for advice if possible. I have two best mates. One of which (B) I have been mates with since we were 14. The other (A) I have been best mates with since 18. We are all now 30/31. When...

Mae-Jones, monday 15-Apr-24 2 80
Bridesmaids don’t get on
Mae-Jones, 15 of April of 2024 at 06:51

One of my bridesmaids doesn’t get on with my other bridesmaids, she’s always been more on the reserved side whenever we have done anything wedding related and never messages in a group chat we have...

Mae-Jones, monday 15-Apr-24 26
Gift of euros request wording
Tracey, 11 of March of 2024 at 10:25

Hi, has anyone asked for euros as gifts? I’m struggling to find wording. 🤦🏻‍♀️ help 🤯🤯🙏🏼

Sarah, sunday 14-Apr-24 3 30
Awkward hotel arrangements
Rose, 17 of March of 2024 at 23:12

Hey everyone! I’m getting married in August next year and we’ve specifically chosen a venue with lots of rooms for people to stay. My mother in law to be is keen for her family to stay onsite, but it...

Sarah, sunday 14-Apr-24 12 612
Web site help
Janet, 13 of April of 2024 at 13:39

Is it possible to add more than one dropdown option for menu choices? I have a menu with a choice of starters , mains and desserts and i cant see a way to do this. I have added and amended the...

Janet, saturday 13-Apr-24 5
Web site - menu options
Janet, 13 of April of 2024 at 12:44

Hi, For my wedding meal I’m having 2 choices for starters, mains and desserts. I really need 3 drop downs added to the rsvp section. I have added and amended the one existing menu drop down but it...

Janet, saturday 13-Apr-24 3
Christian celebrant
Taylor, 3 of April of 2024 at 16:17

Hi all, I am a Christian and my partner is agnostic. We are having a celebrant as our wedding is outside but I want there to a be a religious element to the service. Is there any way I can find a...

PhotographybyBillHad, saturday 6-Apr-24 2 32
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...

Mrsg, saturday 30-Mar-24 19 651 1
Led dance floor
Tina, 29 of March of 2024 at 14:24

Hello everyone. I’m seeking a Dj who supplies led dance floors / lighting etc for a wedding in Sedbergh. Has anyone used any companies before who provide this ?

Tina, friday 29-Mar-24 5
No plus one desitination wedding?
Faye, 25 of March of 2024 at 14:04

We are planning a destination wedding in South Africa, and are only wanting close family to come. This is due to the cost as we are paying for the full 3 day event in a game reserve ourselves for...

RomanticGreenStation, tuesday 26-Mar-24 1 39 1
Wedding Favours for Bride & Groom
Jade, 16 of March of 2024 at 15:40

A random thought occurred to me. Do I put wedding favours and mine and (my soon to be) husbands place settings? We have resin name coasters and then little bags with either pink gin or whisky and a...

Jade, friday 22-Mar-24 5 138
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...

Cazpot88, friday 22-Mar-24 10 153
Ever felt judged on how much you've spent on your wedding? 👀
Dani, 22 of March of 2024 at 09:35

Hey, lovely people! Let's dive straight in... 📢 It's time to stop judging people for how much they spend on their weddings 📢 Our Editor Zoe Burke explains why she is over people criticising wedding...

Dani, friday 22-Mar-24 68 1
Save the Date/invitations through Hitched
Adam, 21 of March of 2024 at 05:23

Good morning Has anyone used the Save the Date/Invitations function through Hitched? I've had a quick look and it doesn't seem there is much you can do to personalise them? Also can you select who you...

Adam, thursday 21-Mar-24 17
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...

Harriet, monday 18-Mar-24 22 557
Divorced parents
Georgia, 12 of March of 2024 at 10:59

Hi everyone recently engaged and just getting my head together. My parents are divorced and remarried ( my mum is also divorced again but I will be having my mum's ex there as he is my step dad) and...

Rose, sunday 17-Mar-24 3 52
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...

Jade, saturday 16-Mar-24 13 379 1
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...

Alexis, wednesday 13-Mar-24 14 711 1
Wedding registry office before actual wedding day!
Lisa, 7 of March of 2024 at 08:41

What would anyone advise that is doing the same thing we’re getting married on the 24th of May 2025, but having the legal documents all signed a few days before at the registry office, but I’m...

Ivana, saturday 9-Mar-24 2 60
Do you include all your information on your Save The Dates?
Hannah, 15 of June of 2022 at 09:38

Hey all! It's Hannah, the Hitched Community Manager here! I've seen a lot of questions about invites and save the dates recently so I want to hear from you! When making your Save The Dates - do you...


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Venue Issue
Sophie, 4 of March of 2024 at 12:08

We are getting married in November 2024 and when we first booked our venue (December 2022) the coordinator was fantastic we basically booked because of her (and the venue is stunning!) I didn't hear...

RomanticGreenStation, friday 8-Mar-24 1 82 1
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 ?

PhotographybyBillHad, wednesday 6-Mar-24 6 107
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...

Ivana, monday 4-Mar-24 4 170

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