UKbride Member Request 10 Oct 2018

Best tips for a cheap wedding?

Best tips for a cheap wedding?

Kayleigh E Alman
Kayleigh E Alman 10 Oct 2018

Look at groupon 🙂 fab deals for around £2000 obviously depending on your area x

Hanna Smitham
Hanna Smitham 10 Oct 2018

Registry office

Cathy McBrearty
Cathy McBrearty 10 Oct 2018

Midweek, between October & April, have a late ceremony so you only need to provide evening refreshments, check out fb wedding selling pages for cheap items, ask family/friends to help instead of gifts (make the cake, arrange flowers etc)

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 10 Oct 2018

Loads of ideas here:

Becca Simpson
Becca Simpson 10 Oct 2018

Vegas baby

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 10 Oct 2018

Get married later in the day so you’re not having to provide two meals, opt for a buffet instead of a wedding breakfast and order for about 10 people less than you need, there’s always so much leftover.
Artificial flowers instead of real ones.
Shop in sales, high street stores for bridesmaid dresses.
Wed2B or high street stores for your dress.
Scrap unnecessary things like favours (most get left or thrown away anyway)
Bigdayproductions do photography packages as cheap as £250 and cover the entire U.K.
Do own hair and makeup or contact local colleges and get a student to do it for their portfolio (always done at a fraction of the price but have trials first to see how good they actually are)
Keep the guest list down as much as possible.
Do as much DIY as possible.
Shop around!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 10 Oct 2018

We are doing, registry office for 20 daytime guests, room above a pub for the 60 reception guests, only evening food, invites from amazon, my dress was purchased yesterday for £40 plus some much needed accessories, im having a fake bouquet so I can keep it. Its definitely doable if you want it. Ours is costing around £2000 x x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 10 Oct 2018

Don't go with a place that does weddings for the reception. We are having ours in a local country pub. But 90% of the venues we looked at offered function room hire for free and just pay for food. We are also having buffet style food to avoid paying a minimum of 20 a head for a sit down meal. Ask the Church, if that's where you are getting married to do flowers as it's cheaper than a florist. And get your cake from a shop and decorate it yourself. It's less than half the price! I'm also not having bridesmaids, just my little girl as a flower girl. It's a personal choice but also has saved loads of money!xx

Amee Goulding
Amee Goulding 10 Oct 2018

I made my own centre pieces, lawn games, invites, save the date cards. Shop around for quotes, enter competitions as i won a photobooth, dj, love letters for my big day.
Buy flowers from wholesalers or get artificial ones.
If youre not dead set on a brand new dress there is a lot of preloved dress shops, i got my dress for £135 it was professionally dry cleaned and only worn for a ceremony. Happy to inbox you a photo if you wish.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 10 Oct 2018

Leanne Hawkins

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 10 Oct 2018

Run away

Amee Goulding
Amee Goulding 10 Oct 2018

Also try places like social and sports clubs, they look amazing draped out and are a lot cheaper than actual wedding venues. Our whole wedding is costing approx £3700 for everything, (40 day guests and food and 90 evening guests plus food, all draping and chair covers, staff for the bar too was only £1300 at our local rugby club). X

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 10 Oct 2018

We are getting married on a private island off Zante in Greece and is no where near the price you would expect for what we are having xx

Lynn Higgs
Lynn Higgs 11 Oct 2018

Look for community church I got married in a united reform church only paid 100.00 for church flowers and registrar

Francine Quartey
Francine Quartey 13 Oct 2018

Where can you buy cheap bridesmaids dresses from? Any ideas


Becky Mitchinson
Becky Mitchinson 15 Oct 2018

plan and shop around x


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