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How far in advance did you start planning your wedding ?

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UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

10 weeks

Ami Dixon-Smith
Ami Dixon-Smith 18 Sep 2019

9 months from setting the date to the wedding 🙂

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

18 months

Rachel Marshall
Rachel Marshall 18 Sep 2019

Just over 2 years.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

1 year from booking venue to the day of the wedding 17 months from engagement to wedding

Deanna Penney
Deanna Penney 18 Sep 2019

2 years

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

Just over a year

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

2 years 10 months. I started the day we got engaged while on holiday in Costa Rica
I had venue broachers and my bridesmaid proposal t shirts waiting in my postbox when I got home

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

2 years before,we got engaged July 2016 and got married August 2018 x

Sarah Wheat
Sarah Wheat 18 Sep 2019

3 years from booking to wedding, still 2 years 4 months to go x

Emily Barnett
Emily Barnett 18 Sep 2019

We were engaged for 2 years 9 months prior to the wedding

Karen Wernham
Karen Wernham 18 Sep 2019

4 weeks lol we had been going out 4 weeks got engaged... and was going to get married quickly, not pregnant just in love.. was going to go to gretna green.. brother rumbled us and parents said if its meant to be have a white wedding in church and we wont pressure you into anything you dont want.. everyone said we wouldnt make it... we have just celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary, those who said we wouldnt stick together are now all divorced

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

About 1 year x

Francine Quartey
Francine Quartey 18 Sep 2019

2 years before

Hayley-Marie Roberts
Hayley-Marie Roberts 18 Sep 2019

5 months 😊

Kayleigh E Alman
Kayleigh E Alman 18 Sep 2019

2 years before.. then changed the date and had 8 weeks to re plan it all from scratch and we did it

Gemma Ireland
Gemma Ireland 18 Sep 2019

I be planning mine for two years and starting to paid mine now I paid all my deposit last year so just paid all the full amounts now I have 9 and half left now I have sent out my save the dates and plan to sent my wedding invitation in March as I am getting married in July

Laurisa Kerr
Laurisa Kerr 18 Sep 2019

10 months

Sarah Wheat
Sarah Wheat 18 Sep 2019

3 years from booking to wedding, still 2 years 4 months to go x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

22 months from booking venue to wedding date. We were planning ideas way before this though.

Amy-Jane Cooper
Amy-Jane Cooper 18 Sep 2019

2 years

Karolina Kozak
Karolina Kozak 18 Sep 2019

Just over 9 months from getting engaged. 6 months from setting the date and deciding on the venue.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

3 years. We got engaged last year and are getting married in 2021

Lauren Anderson
Lauren Anderson 18 Sep 2019

I booked January get married october did every thing in that time xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

2 years for us xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

A month or so after getting engaged. 18 months out.

Lucy Maric
Lucy Maric 18 Sep 2019

Started planning pretty much straight away.. booked our wedding 1 year and 8 months in advance x

Katy Nelson
Katy Nelson 18 Sep 2019

9 months out haha

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

2.5 years, we get married in 2 weeks 🤩

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

2 years, got loads booked and deposits paid etc, nearing the year count down now to November 2020, times is going crazily fast, very exciting, the more organised you can be the better, Less stressful, more enjoyable

Stephanie Wood
Stephanie Wood 18 Sep 2019

From getting engaged so 2 years 4 months. Enjoyed every minute of it and it was worth all the tine spent planning it.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

We were engaged for a year before booking a venue and we booked the venue for 2 years 5 months later so we had plenty of time to save and plan. I have 2 years to go and I’m now starting to actually plan things and make decisions

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

Engaged for 2 years, planned for 4 months. The dress arrived really early so I had to plan around having no where to store it. We got married on a Wednesday, I wanted the date 24/7 to symbolise the commitment being 24/7 and the midday date made everything easier as I was competing with very few or no other brides!

Charlotte McGowan
Charlotte McGowan 18 Sep 2019

Started planning about 2 years ago - now have just over 3 weeks until the big day! 😱😱😱

Katie Turner
Katie Turner 18 Sep 2019

9 months been planning one month and got most of it sorted already. I have been very lucky with availability

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

When I was about 9 xx

Zoë Cansdale
Zoë Cansdale 18 Sep 2019

I started planning in March, I get married in 10 days.

Samantha Small
Samantha Small 18 Sep 2019

2 years

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

A year from engagement to wedding, found that to be more than enough time. Depends how busy you are normally, I don't work so I had all day every day to plan!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

Booked 2 weeks ago.. getting married in February 2020 so just 5 months from booking to wedding. Have arranged practically everything in the last 2 weeks. Just table decoration, bridesmaid dresses and shoes left to do. Have paid for over half of it all already too

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

Got engaged end of May this year and our wedding is this weekend. Got everything planned in that time. Was very intensive and took a lot of time though

Rachael Watkinson
Rachael Watkinson 18 Sep 2019

Just over a year. We booked our venue last March and we are marrying next April, we were lucky cos our venue isn't well known but popular venues can get booked up very quickly.

Anna Rush
Anna Rush 18 Sep 2019

A year and 4 months, we started planning the day after we got engaged. It was on holiday in Thailand and it was a storm and we had to spend the day at the hotel, so we got ideas together of what we want, guest numbers etc. It was fun! We came back to UK ready to search for venues, with a good idea of what we want. Its never too early to plan and save

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

Just booked all mine for 2021 now have 2 years to plan and pay can't wait x

Katrina Hallett
Katrina Hallett 18 Sep 2019

planning straight from engagement but the venue was booked within a few weeks for less that a year away at the time of booking. right venue right price but the offer only lasted for certain dates x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 18 Sep 2019

6 months, had been together 16 years and engaged for 2 when we got married, we weren't in a rush to do it :)

Christina Adams
Christina Adams 19 Sep 2019

It'll be just under 4 years when I get married in under 2 years time!

Sarah Foley
Sarah Foley 19 Sep 2019

16 weeks lol. We get married in 9 days lol x

Sarah Boyadji
Sarah Boyadji 19 Sep 2019

Booked venue year to the day of wedding. Save the date done. Sending invites in march for August wedding

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 19 Sep 2019

We did it in 8 months, luckily got a lot of help with cake and invitations and made some of the decorations myself.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 19 Sep 2019

As soon as he proposed... 2 years. We had already been together 11 years at that point

Tracy Bailey
Tracy Bailey 19 Sep 2019

2 years 😊

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 19 Sep 2019

Straight away 18 months

Michelle Wyatt
Michelle Wyatt 19 Sep 2019

Started booking ours 16 months, just under 8 to go 😁😁

Rebecca Finnigan
Rebecca Finnigan 19 Sep 2019

Just less than a year

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 19 Sep 2019

I've given myself 12 months to save, plan and book everything. We have been together for 20 years though so no clue what the sudden hurry is 🤦‍️

Abi Owen
Abi Owen 19 Sep 2019

The first thing we did was book the venue and we had 6 months from there to do the rest ☺

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 19 Sep 2019

Just got engaged last month and already planning for my wedding in August 2023 although I will be doing my dissertation and final year of uni in the run up to my wedding so don't want to leave stuff until the last minute

Kirsty Cleall
Kirsty Cleall 20 Sep 2019

Venue was booked 15 month is advance, and started doing little bits when I found something I liked , we sent invites out about 10 months before because it was the Easter holiday weekend - we wanted to give people plenty of notice xx

Helen Reeves
Helen Reeves 20 Sep 2019

Got engaged in Nov 2017 and started planning and booking pretty much right away. We get married 8 weeks today.

Sue Harpin
Sue Harpin 21 Sep 2019

I booked mine november of last year i get married 28th september which is next saturday

Nicola Lever
Nicola Lever 21 Sep 2019

I got most of my ideas together first and still deciding whether to do an new years eve wedding or have a summer wedding can't decide as we got together on new years eve are first born was born 23rd of December and year later so it just feels right but also thinking of who will actually turn up is the problem x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 22 Sep 2019

3 weeks

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 22 Sep 2019

6 weeks, and only 4 weeks for the reception!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 22 Sep 2019

We've booked August 2021 and the save the dates are already going out because it's key holiday and festival season. Planning will then go on a break for 6 months or so (attending fayres in this time) and then we'll jump back to it ;)

Lisette Van dam
Lisette Van dam 22 Sep 2019

We got engaged April 21st this year and getting married May 9th next year, so about a year and just everything is planned and/or booked already.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 22 Sep 2019

It will be 2 years 3 months still planning... just 10 months to go

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 22 Sep 2019

6 weeks

Lil Lloyd-Jones
Lil Lloyd-Jones 22 Sep 2019

Booked 3 yrs 2 months in advance, planned along the way

Briony Winthrop
Briony Winthrop 23 Sep 2019

Mine is in 2021 and we’re going to start propper or next year, we have the venue though

Becky Mitchinson
Becky Mitchinson 29 Sep 2019

Got engaged march 2018 set a date for july 2020 started planning straight away x

Julie Jones
Julie Jones 30 Sep 2019

Hi,
We got engaged xmas 2018 and are getting married 10th july 2022. We started planning April 2019 x

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