When I asked Nicola our General Manager (and Wedding Fairy Godmother) one of the most common questions from brides, she said it’s whether or not to have a rehearsal before the big day. Here are her top tips:
The wedding rehearsal can be a great help for the wedding party. If you think about it, you and your groom to be have planned all this and have a picture in your heads of what’s going to happen. Your poor wedding party have very little idea and are unlikely to have seen the venue for the ceremony.
The rehearsal gives everyone a chance to see what’s expected of them and puts everyone’s minds at ease. Even if your celebrant doesn’t want a rehearsal or doesn’t think it’s needed it’s a good idea to have one yourselves anyway.
Things that should be discussed/decided at the rehearsal are:
If you are having a civil ceremony ensure that your groom and witnesses are there in time to meet with the celebrant to check the paperwork.