Tips for the big day

Ensure your NOIM (Notice of Intended Marriage) is completed as soon as possible. You need to give 1 month and 1 days notice. Should anything unforeseen occur you know you can bring the wedding forward if needed.

A rehearsal is important to ensure that everyone in the wedding party knows what to do and where to stand on the day. It is also a good practice for you to know what to expect.

Get a good night sleep the night before, it's going to be a big day.

Make sure you have a good breakfast, as it may be the only main meal you have during the day.

Drink plenty of water and have some snacks to keep your energy levels up.

Take time out before the ceremony to relax and calm your nerves.  Take a walk, sit quietly and read a magazine or watch some TV.

The Groom and his attendants to arrive approx 45 minutes early to ensure everything is ready for the guests to arrive.

Check who has the rings and that they have them on arrival at the ceremony. Don't wait until the Bride arrives.

Make sure the Bridesmaids have tissues and lipstick for the Bride.  She'll want to touch up her "lippy" for the photos.

It's your special day, make sure you enjoy every moment, as it will go by very quickly!