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With twelve months to go, the big day can seem a distant dream. Follow our twelve-month checklist to ensure a smooth planning process... 

12 Months To Go...

  • Celebrate your engagement with a party or engagement shoot
  • Confirm venue & set your budget
  • Confirm your ceremony & book church/officiant
  • Start a Pinterest board & follow @galgormweddings on Instagram for some #GalgormInspiration
  • Create a wed min email account for correspondence with suppliers & guests, or why not create your very own wedding website. 

 

11 Months To Go…

  • Confirm entertainment/photographer/florist choice with your wedding planner
  • Pick your wedding party
  • Start planning the guest list
  • Send our ‘save the dates’
  • Bride: think about, shop for and order your dress

Top Tip: Time for a break from the planning already? Why not enjoy afternoon tea at the Resort to celebrate picking your bridal party. 

 

10 Months To Go…

  • Arrange cake tastings and select cake supplier
  • Begin wardrobe research for the wedding party
  • Register your gift/wish list
  • Plan & book your honeymoon

 

9 Months To Go…

  • Pick your wedding theme/style
  • Confirm your wedding transport
  • Start planning your pre & post wedding events

Top Tip: Galgorm offers the ideal Resort setting to plan an epic 3 day celebration. Make the most out of the facilities by adding on a pre-wedding pamper or post-wedding brunch or BBQ

 

8 Months To Go…

  • Research readings, poems, vows & hymns
  • Select and order wedding rings
  • Groom: think about, shop for and order your suit and groomsmen attire

 

7 Months To Go…

  • Agree order of service with your priest/officiant
  • Start your fitness & beauty regime
  • Plan & book any additional venue styling
  • Shop for wedding shoes

Top Tip: Let our team of experienced spa therapists & personal trainers develop a bespoke plan to have you looking your best for the big day!

 

6 Months To Go…

  • Plan dress fittings & alterations with wedding shoes
  • Experiment with hair and makeup styles and book your glam squad
  • Shop for bridesmaid gowns
  • Finalise design and order your wedding stationery