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Withjoy - separate list for evening guests
Janice, 4 of September of 2023 at 21:00

Hi there, We are getting married next year and are having guests for the whole day plus some evening guests. We are looking at setting up a wedding website with WithJoy but cannot see if there is an...

Emily, sunday 14-Apr-24 2 775 1
Wedding at home
Alexandra, 14 of April of 2024 at 12:36

Hello, We are getting married in October. A small reg office ceremony followed by the reception etc in a marquee in our garden. As we’re planning it all ourselves, I’m a little nervous that I’m going...

Alexandra, sunday 14-Apr-24 7
Putting money behind the bar
helensweeney, 21 of August of 2014 at 21:13

I need a bit of advice about how to tell guests that there is money behind the bar and that it's limited to drinks that aren't cocktails or doubles etc. We aren't serving wine with the meal during the...

Kihec24, sunday 14-Apr-24 8 2,386
Wedding Website rsvp
Summer, 11 of January of 2024 at 16:47

Hi All, I would love to know if it is possible to change the order of the RSVP on the website as mine currently says, Evening, Breakfast, Starter Main Dessert Ceremony. ideally i would like it to be:...

Janet, sunday 14-Apr-24 2 32
How soon is to soon!
Kayleigh, 13 of April of 2024 at 21:53

Hello! We’re getting married in August 2025, we have the majority of things booked and i have so many ideas for DIYs that il be doing, I’m stuck between waiting and just doing them now so hopefully it...

Kayleigh, saturday 13-Apr-24 16
Questionnaire responses help! Where is it
John, 13 of April of 2024 at 10:55

Hello, we set up a questionnaire on our website but can't find the responses. People have responded but it just isn't coming up. Does anyone know where to find this information? Thank you

John, saturday 13-Apr-24 3
Hair extensions?
thatlassoverthere, 10 of June of 2018 at 17:16

Hi everyone, I'm getting married in Italy this September and want to give some extra length to my shoulder length hair. My hair is quite thick so I'm not worried about volume, but am completely new to...

Daniel, saturday 13-Apr-24 6 996
Postpone or cancel wedding
Rosie, 17 of February of 2024 at 21:00

Hello everyone, apologies this is a bit of a gloomy message. Sadly we were due to have our wedding this June but for a variety of reasons (including financial, family issues and mainly the fact we are...

Lastreaction, saturday 13-Apr-24 2 182
Politely not inviting family members
Olive, 23 of February of 2024 at 03:30

Hi, I'm getting married in April 2025 and even though I'd always said to my mother that I didn't want family there (apart from her, my dad and brother) she has disregarded this and taken it upon...

Michelle, friday 12-Apr-24 4 150
What suppliers am i missing? Any thoughts?
Katrina, 5 of March of 2024 at 21:34

We are getting married Feb 2025 we have our wedding photographer/videographer, make up artist and hairdresser. As well as caterers & venue of course booked. We also have our entertainment booked...

Katrina, friday 12-Apr-24 7 105
Wedding anxiety…
Amy, 4 of April of 2024 at 09:03

Can anyone offer some advice? We’re planning a wedding for this year (October) And me and my partner are both people pleasers. We’ve really struggled with the worry of what other people think when it...

Mrsg, friday 12-Apr-24 5 215
Filtering food and names
Gemma, 12 of April of 2024 at 11:03

Is there an easier way to filter names food options and table plan all in one so it’s easier to give to the venue ?

Gemma, friday 12-Apr-24 5
Food choices
Lauren, 12 of April of 2024 at 10:50

Hi, can anyone offer some help? I’m trying to gather people’s responses for our menu options, I tried to do it under the questions section however it was telling me what people had chosen but not...

Lauren, friday 12-Apr-24 3
Venue dressing
Emma, 11 of April of 2024 at 23:15

Hi all I was wondering about where u got decor dressing for tables chairs and sashes I am in Devon and looking to keep cost down and do it myself spam me with ideas and links feel free wedding is July...

Emma, thursday 11-Apr-24 4 1
Wedding dress shopping - should i visit a couple of shops in 1 day?
Josephine, 11 of April of 2024 at 14:51

Hi, looking for some advice for fitting in my wedding dress shopping. I'm not getting married until summer 2025 so I know I've got time, but I have 2 young children so weekends are usually busy, and...

Josephine, thursday 11-Apr-24 6
Panic setting in
Charlotte, 10 of April of 2024 at 21:42

Hey guys! I'm an Aug 2025 bride and other than the venue, I've not booked anything else. I'm feeling a bit stressed- can anyone tell me the things I need to get sorted now? Also any bridal shops in...

Charlotte, wednesday 10-Apr-24 6
Wedding website rsvp
Louise, 10 of April of 2024 at 19:26

Hi all, I've using the Hitched wedding website as a way for our guests to RSVP. Does anyone know if you can change the order of service in the RSVP section? Eg, at the moment, it reads :...

Louise, wednesday 10-Apr-24 2
Celebrant for free
Marcel, 10 of April of 2024 at 11:47

Hi everyone, I am seriously considering venturing into becoming a celebrant. If anyone is interested in a free celebrant for your ceremony, then please get in touch with me. As I want to gain...

Marcel, wednesday 10-Apr-24 3
Challenges planning my own wedding
Michael, 10 of December of 2023 at 17:58

Hey everyone! I’m currently knee-deep in wedding planning right now! Honestly, figuring out all the details has been a bit of a struggle. There seems to be so many different aspects of wedding...

Richard, wednesday 10-Apr-24 17 639 1
Guests and budget
Chloe, 3 of February of 2024 at 03:01

My partner and I are getting married in October and we have an extremely tight budget. We are having our reception at the pub we work at ( we are both chefs at The Walton Village). It's perfect for...

Lastreaction, tuesday 9-Apr-24 4 198
Pass the Parcel
amy00003, 27 of July of 2011 at 19:46

Im bored and have been googleing. Ive seen a website selling a 'pass the parcel" game to be put on each of the tables at the reception as a way for the guests to get to know each other, and I'm quite...

Kihec24, tuesday 9-Apr-24 3 3,745
Giving notice
Katy, 1 of April of 2024 at 22:31

I am about to give notice to my local registry office but it says you'll need mothers birth certificate if born after 1983, my partner is born after 1983 but has no contact with his mother and no way...

Jhon, monday 8-Apr-24 3 96
Venue Decor
Rohini, 29 of March of 2024 at 08:22

Hello, I’m having a Hindu wedding ceremony and with that comes a lot of extra decor e.g. mandap etc. I’ve had a couple of quotes for decor and they’re around 15-17k. Does anyone have any experience...

Tob, monday 8-Apr-24 1 20
Personalised singer
Hannah, 6 of April of 2024 at 14:43

Hi everyone, I’m wondering if anyone can recommend a singer who will write a personalised song (lyrics about my partner) and perform it at our reception? The Tailors look great but they’re just too...

Hannah, saturday 6-Apr-24 13
Destination Wedding Battle
Kayleigh, 3 of April of 2024 at 12:01

Hello everyone! I got engaged 2 weeks ago and am so excited to get planning, my dream is a wedding abroad in either Italy or Spain! I want it quite low key with closest friends and family. However my...

RomanticGreenStation, friday 5-Apr-24 1 53
Booking a hotel for my photographer
Ivana, 27 of March of 2024 at 14:35

Hi y’all, We finally found a photographer we liked, however just before paying the deposit he asked if we are planning on booking him a hotel room for the night as he’s not local. I didn’t consider it...

Oneiric, friday 5-Apr-24 16 167
Setting stag do rules... YES or NO? 🤔
Dani, 5 of April of 2024 at 11:30

Hey nearlyweds! So, what do you think about laying down some ground rules for your fiancé's stag do? 🤔 This bride-to-be went viral after sharing 'Stag Do Rules' for her fiancé We asked our Hitched...

Dani, friday 5-Apr-24 47
h2b doesn't want a stag. Is that weird?
eeyoring, 24 of March of 2012 at 23:03

My man is not bothered about a stag night. He asked what the point was. I'm havin a hen do and i feel a bit bad going off with the girls if he's not going to get his own night. I think its cos his...

Rat, friday 5-Apr-24 18 7,555
What was the cost of your engagement ring?
SunnyOrangeBridesmaid97912, 2 of December of 2019 at 04:41

I realise this is an impertinent question; ultimately as long as it was given in love and your fiancé could afford it, it ultimately doesn’t matter. However, I’m curious how attitudes towards...

Jason, thursday 4-Apr-24 6 1,710
Window and windowsill decorations - anyone thought about this?
cford09, 13 of May of 2012 at 17:33

Hi girls! Firstly, I'm really excited because we took OH's brother and his wife to see our venue yesterday and it was all set up for a wedding! Not seen it set up before! The venue is a converted mill...

Laura, thursday 4-Apr-24 7 2,688
Destination wedding's, Italy?
Nicola, 25 of March of 2024 at 10:47

Hi, first time positing. Newly engaged and looking to start planning as we would like to get married in 2025 so not giving us much time! We are more aware of what we don’t want than what we do. We...

Alexandra, wednesday 3-Apr-24 2 34
Anyone getting married at the beach?
Carrie, 2 of April of 2024 at 22:27

I'd love to pass on some of my advice. Anyone planning a beech wedding, I could talk for hours on my dos and don'ts.

Carrie, tuesday 2-Apr-24 12

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