Wedding Companion

Pay-as-you-go Planning Advice

What is it?

Wedding Companion is a flexible, personal and convenient wedding planning support service available via telephone, Skype, email or face-to-face. You pay for what you need, from a brief phone call to a few hours in person. Jo offers expert, impartial and no-nonsense advice to help clarify your thoughts and advance your plans.

Why Wedding Companion?

Busy lives, family pressures, tricky scenarios, lots of decisions… wedding planning can be a big challenge and sometimes it is hard to find the right answers to your questions. Wedding Companion is the chance to speak to or meet Jo, and receive personalised advice, to a schedule that suits you, while avoiding the ties and expense of a full-time planner.

Who is it for?

Wedding Companion is for anyone organising a wedding, whether they are recently engaged, in the midst of their planning or having last-minute panic. Jo can start you on your planning journey, be a support for busy brides, advise family members, give formal and informal etiquette advice, offer a listening ear to ease the stress, and provide expert help.

What do we book first?  How do we word our wedding invitations?  Must we invite children?  Can we ask for honeymoon money? Do we really need a receiving line?  What about the seating plan?  Do we have to have a wedding cake?  What about a top table?  How do I seat my parents & step-parents?  Do we need a first dance?  What must we remember on the day?

your questions answered

Who Pays?

Solving money matters and spending your budget wisely

Invitations

Traditional wording, modern styles, evening-only and enclosures

Gift Lists

Asking for money and managing modern-day gift lists

Family Feuds

Managing complex family situations before and on the day

etiquette

Translating, modernising and respecting traditions

the wedding day

Tasks, duties, checklists and guest management

The Ceremony

Protocol, practicalities and planning, both civil and religious

the Reception

Managing venues, caterers, menus, quantities and timings

Speeches

Who? What? When? Toasts, traditions and modern variations

bride & groom

Be organised, confident and calm stars of your show

bridesmaids

Expectations, responsibilities, stresses, dresses and hen parties

best man & ushers

Duties, responsibilities, dress codes and stag parties

Sykpe • phone • email
£60

  • FOR 1 HOUR VIA SKYPE, PHONE OR EMAIL

  • Talk to Jo via Skype or phone
  • Convenient for busy or long-distance brides
  • Receive instant answers to quick questions and dilemmas
  • After the initial hour, time charged at £25 per 30 minutes
  • Add-on a 30-minute email follow-up for £25 (worked out on a start/stop the clock basis of Jo’s time)
  • Flexible: just pay for the time you need

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Face-to-face
£175

  • FOR 2 HOURS FACE-TO-FACE

  • Meet Jo at a location convenient to you*
  • Perfect for general planning assistance and troubleshooting problem areas
  • Price is for up to 3 attendees. Larger groups can be accommodated; enquire for details
  • Evenings and weekends available
  • Add-on a 30-minute Skype, phone or email follow-up for £25
  • *Additional costs for travel outside London/Sussex

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Face-to-face
£250

  • FOR 3 HOURS FACE-TO-FACE

  • Meet Jo at a location convenient to you*
  • In-depth advice: receive invaluable checklists and timelines
  • Price is for up to 3 attendees. Larger groups can be accommodated; enquire for details
  • Evenings and weekends available
  • Add-on a 30-minute Skype, phone or email follow-up for £25
  • *Additional costs for travel outside London/Sussex

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