Making Your Wedding A Royal Affair - Gibson Hall

Making Your Wedding A Royal Affair


The nation had the great fortune of enjoying such a spectacular Royal Wedding. As expected, Harry and Meghan’s big day was just magnificent and there were moments that literally moved the world to tears.  It got me thinking of those future wedding couples and how they must be feeling about the planning of their own special day and how they can create their very own Royal Wedding. Don’t be worried as our team here at Gibson Hall are here to support you every step of the way: as one of London’s leading and established wedding venues we know exactly what is needed on top of finding your perfect venue.

We have put a little check-list together to support you with all your preparations …

Lead-up to the wedding

Choose your wedding party and compile a guest list
Explore ceremony and reception option – Gibson Hall would be glad to welcome you
Browse wedding dress and styles
Mail your save the dates
Hire photographer, videographer, DJ/band, florist and planner
Purchase wedding dress and accessories
Choose bridal party attire
Explore wedding day hair and makeup styles and book your appointment
Meet with events planners to choose and reserve chairs, linens, lighting and décor
Choose a cake and style and schedule tastings
Hire ceremony musicians
Book transportation to and from the venues
Plan ceremony and reception seating
Finalise reader and readings
Finalise reception menu
Order menu cards and favours
Mail wedding invitations
Develop a system for organising RSVPs
Begin writing vows
Review ceremony details with officiant
Apply for a marriage license
Finalise seating arrangements
Finalise playlists with musicians
Finalise fittings for wedding party
Liaise with your event planners to create a wedding day timeline for vendors, officiant and wedding party
Attend final dress fitting
Give final headcount to your caterer
Update registrars

The day before the wedding

Attend the wedding rehearsal
Have fun at the rehearsal dinner
Go to bed at a decent hour

The wedding day

Eat a good breakfast
Allow plenty of time to get ready
Give wedding rings to the best man
Relax, smile and soak in every incredible moment


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