Rebecca Scott
Rebecca Scott 19 Oct 2017

How many people are having a wedding that's not on a Saturday? Are you...

How many people are having a wedding that's not on a Saturday? Are you finding that guests aren't coming because of work etc? I'm looking into prices for my wedding and the prices for the venue on Saturdays are so expensive! Sundays seem to be cheaper, but I worry our guests won't come or won't stay as long because of work the next day etc. Thanks xx

Chloe Mitchell
Chloe Mitchell 19 Oct 2017

We are having ours on a friday, and will send out the invites a year before just so if work is an issue, they have plenty of time to sort it out :)

Steph V
Steph V 19 Oct 2017

We are also having ours on a Friday, Saturdays were out of the question even before my H2B proposed purely cost wise.
If you send out invites we'll in advance like Chloe mentioned guests are more likely to come for a weekday wedding, if not they can always come for the evening 🙂

Rebecca watson
Rebecca watson 19 Oct 2017

we are having on a Friday too.

Amanda Flannery
Amanda Flannery 19 Oct 2017

We are having ours on a monday. Fridays and weekends are too expensive; some venues i looked at charged 2k more compared to on a monday. Im letting people knows 12 months in advance so if they really want to be there they can book a day off well in advance.

Kirsty Coutanche
Kirsty Coutanche 19 Oct 2017

We on Friday the 13th xx

Alys Brierley
Alys Brierley 19 Oct 2017

Mines on a Saturday because no one would be there . We have a lot of teachers in our family and they can't just take days off . If I was you and couldn't have a weekend wedding due to expense I would do it Friday as no one wants to book a random day off work plus means people can relax and have a good time instead of worrying about getting up early the next day x

Rebecca Scott
Rebecca Scott 19 Oct 2017

Thank you everyone. I was either thinking a Friday or maybe even a Sunday and telling people in advance so they can book the Friday/Monday off work.
We've both got a lot of family that would be travelling so a Saturday wedding would be more appropriate but it's just too expensive. We don't have a strict budget but I can't bring myself to spend that amount, I'd rather put it towards other elements of the wedding instead of trying to scrimp and save just to have the venue on a Saturday.

Niki Roberts
Niki Roberts 20 Oct 2017

We are having ours on a Thursday because of costs. Not one of our guests isn't coming so I would suggest doing what works for you guys. It is your day after all.

Susan Coleclough
Susan Coleclough 20 Oct 2017

We would have done ours mid-week but as we wanted a year to the day he proposed that will be a Saturday so we are just paying the higher price.

Naomi Chappel
Naomi Chappel 20 Oct 2017

Ours id a Thursday and we just think if they want to come they will come. If they cant be bothered to make an effort then its not worth spending the money on them x

Jaki Green
Jaki Green 20 Oct 2017

Ours is a Friday, we’ve given plenty of notice for time off and as our ceremony is booked for 3, most people could just book the afternoon off x x

Patricia Hales
Patricia Hales 20 Oct 2017

We've had ours booked for a Tuesday, Monday-Wednesday was cheaper plus it's in the school holidays. The save the date cards went out not long after booking and the invitations will be sent as soon as there ready so people have plenty of notice.

Jessica Bateman
Jessica Bateman 21 Oct 2017

We are getting married on a Thursday, we will send invites out a year before so family have time to book time off work ecx


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