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UKbride Member Request 7 Jan 2021

Anxious bride

Anyone getting married early April 21? How are you feeling about it? We are tempted the postpone for a 2nd time as we feel we will be compromising on our special day. I keep hearing theres hope by end of March some sort of normal will be resumed but I just can't trust it. Feeling very down about the whole thing recently. I need my dress alterations doing and neither of us have had a hen/stag do which i can't see happening before April in these uncertain times. Then there's changing the date and risking losing our suppliers we have already booked. How's everyone else feeling?

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UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We postponed until April and just before Christmas postponed again until October and although disappointed feeling alot less stressed out x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Our friends were due to marry on the 15th April after changing twice already, they have now changed to middle of mat x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I'm april and still holding on but not hopeful it will go ahead

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I was due to marry 17th april after changing from aug 2020 ive now moved to 16th april 2022 x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We moved from April to July just want to give the world some more time

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We're getting married end of March 2021 and have been planning it for the last 3 year's. We're not postponing it for similar reasons, we don't want to loose any of our suppliers and just want to be married now. It might not be the celebration we had planned but am so ready to be married now x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I am doing the legal bit on 03rd April but the reception is now Aug x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We change from May 2020, to August 2020, to May 2021 and now we've just pushed back to September 2021 as we just wanted more reassurance from those extra months. The best thing to do is to always communicate with your venue and suppliers to see what options they can give you. Your venue might be able to pencil in a back up date for you which would be reassuring and gives you the opportunity to see if your suppliers can accommodate that date x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I was due to get married in april 2021 after moving it from aug 2020, we have moved to april 2022 now. Its heartbreaking but definitely the best thing moving it i feel less stressed. We where lucky and all our suppliers we able to move expect 1 which wasnt overly important. X

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Ours was postponed from 29th March 2020 to today but, had to postpone again. Rescheduled for Christmas week this yr so 3rd time lucky 😫

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Moved from august to may - not sure what to do as yet?!? Suppliers can’t do any other dates in 2021 so looks like it’ll move to 2022 - 3rd time lucky maybe 🍀

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Due to be Married in May 2021 but we’ve pushed it back to May 2022 so we can have everyone there that we wanted. It’s heartbreaking for everyone having to change. Good luck & enjoy your special day. X

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We were due 16th April 2020, changed to 15th April 2021. I was struggling to look forward to it, I couldn't be bothered with planning and all the uncertainty. We decided to push it back to March 2022, so were hopeful for the wedding we wanted in the first place. Hoping for 3rd time lucky 🤞❤

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Due to get married 9th April. We will be doing the legal bit with as many people as we can and then reception later in the year

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I should be getting married at end of March. But postponing again. I just want my closest family there and that's not even possible atm. Also I need dress alterations as I have lost weight and no where is open 😭 x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We are due to get married in early April. We've been thinking about postponing until June but our photographer is not available and our reception venue is not open to respond to our request.. I can see a lot of people are changing their dates..

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We were due to get married 10th April last year. We had a lovely little wedding in our back garden 8th August for the legal ceremony, and postponed the big celebration to 2nd April 21. We are planning on cancelling. No guarantees, and we would like to have the full numbers there.

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We pushed ours from Dec 2020 to next May,2022. However we’re not even sure if to continue with that can’t plan anything everything’s done unknown right now. However we would like to get married before then but lockdown and previous tier 4 wouldn’t allow. Good luck. xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We’re due to get married 11th April but just cancelling subject to what Boris says next. Haven’t had dress altered or done any planning for ages. We’ve Already rescheduled so not up for replanting again. We’ll sort something when life is better. Don’t want to spend all that money for 15 people to sit down all day and wear masks. Not worth it fii oki r me.

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We were 3rd April (3rd date) rebooked for the 4th time for Oct 😕

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Should have been getting married May 21, but the uncertainty and reality we’re currently facing (I work in intensive care) we reluctantly decided to postpone to May 2022.

Feels like life is permanently on hold at the moment but we just got to keep going! X

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We are due to get married 10th April after postponing from June 2020...im not postponing again im fed up now we have been together almost 13 years im done waiting!!!

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We were due to get married 23rd of April but have now postponed to the 12th November x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Mine should of been April 4th 2021 but we have postponed till end of September. We want the day we have saved so hard to have so would rather hold out. We have agreed to postpone once more if its still not okay by then xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We're getting married at the beginning of March, am I delusional to think we will be able to have our 15 person wedding? 🤷‍♀️ I'm still holding out hope

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We have already postponed twice. We are going to get married 17th April 2021 regardless now. I’m not planning 4 weddings 😭 it’s too much.

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

In the same boat. We’re due to be married April 2020 then August 2020, now April 2021. We are going to move to April 2022 and just hope we get to have the party we deserve! 4th time lucky! X

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We moved yesterday for the third time to the 28th August 2021. I was getting really anxious and stressed with it all. My head was telling me to hold off but my heart said to change! I want to enjoy the build up, not be feeling how I have been and have hopefully a normal ish day that we’ve planned for the past two years.
Today I’ve spent most the day talking to all the suppliers and they’ve been amazing moving everything free of charge for us again xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We have postponed from 16th May to 26th September. I don't think things will be back to some sort of normality until later on, but that's my opinion. Hope to god I am wrong 😔

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We are the same, rearranged from aug 20 to July 21, looking at rearranging to summer 22, if I could get my money back and not lose all my deposits I’ve paid suppliers, I would just get married in a few years. Sick of the whole thing! X

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We were due to get married in March 2021, but made the decision late last year to postpone to March 2022. I'd have a think about what you really want, we decided that although we aren't having a huge wedding we didn't want a wedding day tainted by a pandemic with rules and restrictions. It took a huge weight off my chest and I honestly feel happier for postponing knowing that we will be having the day we really want. I hope that helps, best of luck in whatever your decision is <3

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I was getting married August 2020 had to move to June 2021 and now I have had to move again to August 2022 fingers crossed 3rd time lucky I do feel we made the best decision x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

This week we have postponed for a 4th time. We were meant to be getting married in May but in all honesty I can't see weddings going ahead in many numbers until at least the summer. Boris has already said when this next lockdown ends it will be in stages like last year and be a gradual ease of restrictions. They won't say weddings in big numbers for a while as there are already talks that restrictions may have to come back in place in next winter! I've gone for may next year and just hoping we can have our day how we want it but at the moment I'm not even sure x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We are due to get married 04th April 2021 after postponing from May last year. I’m just so done with the stress, so deciding to just postpone until late 2022. Can’t even get hold of my dress at the moment so just feel completely bloody hopeless.

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We are similar to others that have already commented and we had to postpone from March 2020 to April 2021. I don't intend to marry again (2nd time for me) and want all my family there so we have just moved it to April 2022 so will hopefully have the wedding we want rather than the wedding we are allowed to have. All my suppliers are OK to move as well but if they weren't I would have found others. I need to feel in control again and feel so much better now we have made the decision. X

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We’re due to get married on 8th May but considering postponing for the 4th time!! I think there will be a bit more normality but not enough to have the wedding we dreamed of xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I am due to get married in April on the 23rd my partner and I just want to get married now so if we can we will. We have postponed last year this stress was just too much for me. We said we are going to have a party in 22 or 23 x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We are booked for 2nd April and are currently hoping we will be able to go ahead with 15 people as this is already our second date. If not we have a back up date for October x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We are due to get married 29th April after postponing from December 20 .. we are going to wait u til the 15th Feb on his next announcement and take it from there xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We’re due to get married April 17th and are going ahead. We’ve postponed it already once but don’t want to put our lives on hold anymore. You need to decide what is more important you spending the day with the people you originally invited or actually being married. It’s definitely a hard one.

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Mine is in September 21 and I’m thinking about postponing!! I don’t want to compromise my day..

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We was March 2020 then changed to March 2021 and postponed to 2023 had enough of the stress of wondering if it would happen

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I am exactly the same, postponed once to April 24th this year and now we very close to postponing again until next summer!😔

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We was 2nd April 2021 but our venue (cooling castle barn in Kent) wanted full payment or extra £1000 to move the date. So we have just cancelled at lost the deposit and will re book at a new venue for 2023 and move house first 🤷🏻‍♀️. It’s hard to know what to do!!

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We did the legal bit in October as planned but my other half didn't have his dad/brother there cause they live up north and we're on the South Coast.
We've just cancelled our April ceremony and reception as we just don't see it happening for 120-odd people xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We’re due to get married April 16th and we’re not postponing unless we absolutely have to. We’ve made a contingency plan for 30 guests and that’s what we’re hoping for. We just want to be married! Xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We’ve just postponed (today) from 14th April to April next year. It’s actually a weight off not to be anxiously watching the news. We’ve also decided to use the time to raise more money and invite more guests!

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I also had postponed my wedding to April ‘21 but I’ve postponed it again as I don’t trust April will be back to normal. Go with your gut and postpone, you will feel better for it. Suppliers may charge more for a new date but they will understand why you are postponing

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

My wedding was booked for 16th April, I've just (yesterday) changed it to September.
I was in the same predicament with hen do and stag do planned for March and prob not able to go ahead.
Also I want to be able to celebrate with all my friends and family in a safer, healthier world.

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

we are due to get married the 17th april, I did raise concerns to venue and they are optimistic for April and that it will be able to go ahead how I want it. They advised to wait until middle of Feb to see the outcome of the government review at that time then we would have a better idea on the situation and whether to move the date. I'm literally keeping everything crossed as we have already moved it from august 2020. Such stressful times for everyone 😫😫

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We should of got married 28th November 2020 we postponed to November this year and no matter what we are going ahead, I don’t want rearrange all the stuff again x

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

My wedding is in June. If we can’t have the numbers for the wedding by start of a March then we will postpone yet again till next year.

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I got married on jan 2nd after postponing and realising I just had to take what I could, it was only 6 but magical. I’d say take what you can

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We were august 2020 then moved to may now moved it to July 2021 as that’s all was available for this yr. so hoping 3rd time lucky 🍀🤞🤞🤞

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Just do it....I highly recommend it, you can have a party later its about getting married at the end of the day. We did in October and it was amazing.

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Our wedding was postponed from April 2020 to April 2021. We cancelled it in September and eloped instead

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Our wedding was booked for 30/05/20 and was cancelled. We rescheduled for 8th Aug 20 and went ahead with 25 guests. We were worried it wouldnt be a special day as our plans had to change so much but we honestly had the most incredible day. Intimate beautiful ceremony with an evening in a fancy hotel in a hot tub. Our day was better than I could have dreamed. We have our reception scheduled for 01 May 21 and I cant see it happening but we have no stress now and are happy to have an anniversary party in the future if needed.
We made the right decision for us and now have a little one on the way!

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We rearranged from last May to this may and cant see it going ahead this may either how we want it to happen so were in debates whether to postpone to October this year or may 2022. It will be our 3rd rearrangement 🙊😭

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

I was booked and all paid for last March we went into lockdown a week before my wedding changed date to dec last year had to change again to beginning April so it looks like it’s got to change again I’m just hoping we can go ahead cus it’s getting costly now xx here’s hoping for all brides xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We’ve just rescheduled today actually from May 2021 to 11th June 2022. Just takes the pressure off. xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

Irs just horrid and so stressy for all you lovely wedding couples. I could weep!! (I do sometimes, being the 'weddings bod' for our parish, and so, on the front line for postponements!! ) Its just SO hard for you all, and it's supposed to be the most special day , and you have to keep postponing!! Just cling on to the fact you still have each other, that won't change, and 'The Day' will happen when its safe, or when you feel its right for you, with or without 100 guests, and whatever you decide it will still be VERY special. These are bizarre times like no other. Except perhaps the last war, when people got married whenever they could see a vague 'window '. Hang on in there all you gorgeous couples . It WILL happen in the end. Thinking of you all. X

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We changed from May 20 to April 4th 21 and have now changed it to July 22... hoping to feel excited again time! Hope you find the right way forwards for you xxxx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

We feel the same. Ours is in May and people keep saying it will be fine by then but we feel the stress of the next few months will ruin all the excitement for us 😞 xx

UKbride Member 8 Jan 2021

It depends what you want. We had a huge wedding booked for the 11th of July 2020. Abroad hen and stag doo etc the lot.... It all got cancelled but we wanted to go ahead. Weddings were allowed to happen again exactly a week before our date. We rebooked the church we were allowed a maximum of 22 (originally had 200). Couldn't have a reception so bought a marquee for our garden and ordered Caribbean food. It was the most amazing day. We will have a big party when restrictions are lifted. I know a lot of people who postponed but still have the stress of whether or not it will go ahead. For us the most important thing was getting married and having my husbands 90 year old nanna there. We did what was right for us. Good luck xx

UKbride Member 9 Jan 2021

No but we’re fully booked for a 20 person small garden wedding in July and cannot wait. I don’t care if I marry him with 4 people present and postpone the party. Main thing is I’m marrying the love of my life 💓💓💓💓

UKbride Member 9 Jan 2021

I've postponed 3 times wedding is now 10th April it will happen for us xx

UKbride Member 9 Jan 2021

Kirsty Gifford fingers crossed for June x

UKbride Member 9 Jan 2021

We were due to be married in May 2020 but rescheduled to June 2021. I was confident to go ahead but alot of family and friends said they were gonna struggle to make it due to travel/financial reasons so we decided to rescheduled to July 2022. Now im so happy I know we can have an amazing wedding with all my friends and family, with no compromises and have time to save for those extra luxuries 😊 x

UKbride Member 9 Jan 2021

Was due to be married 6th June 2020. We postponed to the 9th of April 2021. We are going ahead with that date. Can't keep putting our lives on hold. X

UKbride Member 9 Jan 2021

Feeling the exact same, it’s horrible, I said we should postpone but my fiancé wants to wait to see what’s happening closer to the time, I just want to be excited but I’m just stressed, the not knowing what’s happening is the worst part

UKbride Member 9 Jan 2021

Mine is 07th April worrying about dress alterations but we have already postponed once we are doing it regardless of what restrictions it is about the 2 of us and that's all that matters the celebrations with our loved ones will be when we are allowed to with everyone there ❤

UKbride Member 9 Jan 2021

I think if you’re happy with a small wedding (15-30 guests) then it might be ok.X

UKbride Member 9 Jan 2021

Keep your chin up Liz everything will get there in the end flower

UKbride Member 12 Jan 2021

ours was booked for beginning of may 21 and felt we had to move it to May 22 so we could have the day we planned :)

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2021

I’m getting married 24th April..only had 13 guests anyway.getting to the point of if it’s just me and the hubby to be then so be it.luckily we had only paid the deposit and the venue said we can wait until 2 weeks before to decide which way it will go

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