We are delighted to be hosting an exclusive Big Day in a Box wedding planning workshop. We will teach you what to do when to minimise wedding stress, organise your big day efficiently, with amazing style and creativity! Our experts will also be on hand to advise you on selecting suppliers, negotiating contracts and budgeting for your big day.
Our wedding workshops are suitable for those just starting the planning process or part of the way through it. You can even buy gift vouchers for the workshop from the Bluebell directly.
Wedding Planning Workshop Itinerary
9.45 – 10am coffee on arrival.
10 – 11.30am Planning, budgeting, scheduling and itineraries.
11.30 – 12.30pm Wedding styling, including what’s hot,
creative ideas to inspire you, styling tips, where to shop for
venue decorations and what creates the wow factor. You will
also learn how to create a sophisticated colour palette and
pick up ideas for your mood boards.
12.30 – 1pm Wedding flowers as part of the styling mix;
centrepiece ideas, buttonholes & bouquets. Also, floral trends,
what costs what and how to get more from your budget.
1pm – 2pm The style hour – your opportunity to mock up a
wedding breakfast table using your own table decorations or by
raiding the content of our ‘venue dress up box’, which includes:
• A rainbow of linen chair covers, table cloths, table
runners and napkins from our great friends at
Special Occasion Linen.
• A variety of vases, vintage props and frames.
• Candelabras, candle and t-light holders.
• Cake stands and raised cake plates.
• A range of wedding favours including boxes, bags, jars,
bottles and other beautiful ideas.• A selection of ribbons and swatch cards, to choose or
refine your ‘wedding colour palette’.
• Confetti and table jewels.
• Flora lights and table centre up-lighters.
2pm – 2.30pm Afternoon tea served with Champagne.
2.30pm – 4pm “Ask the wedding experts”.
A series of sessions with experts on food & drink,
entertainment and photography designed to offer practical
tips on what to ask your suppliers, what to look for in their
contracts and what’s on trend and possible.
Typically our panel for the day includes sessions on:
• Menu planning and wines – what wines to choose, how
much to order and drinks reception ideas.
• Entertainment – what works and is affordable within your
budget. How to guarantee musicians and your band or DJ
is great before your big day!
• Photography – where to find a great photographer and
how to ensure your photographer minimises the time
away from your guests and wedding reception. Also advice
on copyright and ensuring you have the freedom to
reproduce your photos after they have been taken.
4pm – 4.30pm General question and answer session:
everything you wanted to know about your big day but
hadn’t had the chance to ask before!
Workshops are priced at £150 for a full day, including a complimentary copy of our bespoke wedding planner and
a gorgeous Champagne afternoon tea.
For more information on our workshops and dates please call Leigh on 01564 793049