What does a Wedding Planner do? Good question!
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A day in the life of a Wedding Planner
Many people ask us, "So what is it that you actually do?" and it can be difficult to explain all the things we do in a nutshell. So, here’s a typical timescale of a wedding day as a Wedding Planner so that you can understand the activities that we take care of.
6.15 - Alarm goes off, time to get up!
8.00 - Depart for Wedding Venue
9.00 - Arrive at venue, visit Bride to collect any items, discuss any changes/amendments/lastminute reminders
9.15 - Attend to the Drinks Reception and Dining Reception spaces including placing Table Plan, Place names, Guest book, Chair sashes, detailed napkin folds/presentation)
10.30 - Meet and greet suppliers, assist with any queries, give guidance where required
11.30 - Attend Ceremony area and prepare (Tidy, Orders of Service, Confetti, Meet and Greet Ceremony Suppliers/Officiant)
1.00 - Visit Bride, ensure she is happy with days developments, bring bubbles!
2.00 - Oversee the beginnings of Wedding Ceremony, ensure all is well
2.30 - Attend Drinks Reception area, ensure refreshments are arranged, further tidy/set up, final check
3.00 - Ensure the Bride and Groom have cover if required after Ceremony, assist guests where necessary, arrange drinks to be taken to Bridal party while having photographs
3.30 - Finalise set up in Dining Reception space, check PA System, Favours out, Candles lit, Cake Knife in place..
4.30 - Call guests to Dining room
5.00 - Announce speeches
6.00 - Break
6.30 - Assist with Food service, check Bride and Groom are fine, any preparation in Bridal suite
7.00 - Meet and greet Wedding Entertainment, ensure all evenings arrangements are double checked
7.45 - Announce First dance
8.30 - Check with Catering and Band that the break time is agreed for Evening Buffet/Fireworks
9.00 - Phew! The day has come to an end for me!