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If there is a local lockdown can my wedding still go ahead?

Are babies and children included in the guest limit?

Are we allowed a DJ?

Can I have a Celebrant led ceremony?

Can a group of up to 15 book a restaurant or pub for their post wedding dinner?

Which suppliers must fall within the 15 person limit before the wedding takes place?

What kind of cake can I have for 15 guests as my original cake was designed for a lot more people?

Will my suppliers still be able to deliver and set up decor items/flowers if I am only allowed to have 15 people?

Can we have live singing at our wedding reception?

My venue can hold more than 15 people socially distanced, is it ok to have more guests?

My venue is too small to hold 15 people with social distancing. What do I do?

Who is included in the 15 people mentioned in the Ceremony Guidelines?

Can a group of up to 30 book a restaurant or pub for their post wedding dinner?

Can a couple take advantage of a large family home to erect a marquee in, once married at a licenced wedding venue?

Can we stay overnight in the hotel where we are getting married?

Which suppliers must fall within the 30 person limit before the wedding takes place?

My venue has said that they are currently able to do wedding receptions of 70 guests as they are a licensed restaurant. Is this allowed?

If my ceremony is outside will guests still be required to wear face coverings?

Are there any specific health and safety requirements I need to know about regarding cake at a COVID-19 safe wedding?

How can I safely display my cake(s)?

What kind of cake can I have for 30 guests as my original cake was designed for a lot more people?

Can I still have a cake at my wedding?

In the event that I am walking down the aisle, what should I do with my bouquet before the ceremony starts?

Can I take my bouquet home with me?

Can my guests take the flowers home with them at the end of the night?

How can I safely distribute bridal party flowers on the day so minimal people touch them?

Will my suppliers still be able to deliver and set up decor items/flowers if I am only allowed to have 30 people?

My plans have changed and I am no longer able to have the same sized wedding as originally booked.  My flower order needs changing, what do I do?

Can I bring my children to my bridalwear appointment?

I’ve just travelled from abroad, can I still come to my bridalwear appointment?

I’ve got some symptoms, but it’s probably not COVID-19. Can I still go to my bridalwear appointment?

Will there be a dressing gown for me to wear between outfits?

Will I be able to browse the bridal collection?

Will the bridal boutique be serving drinks?

Can I still bring guests to my bridalwear appointment?

Do I need to wear gloves to visit a bridal shop?

Do I need to wear a face covering at my bridalwear appointment?

How safe will the boutique be?

Can I go to bridal shops to try wedding dresses on?

What should I look for to ensure my Hair and Make Up Artist is being as safe as possible?

What if the area that my supplier lives in goes into a local lockdown? 

What if Test and Trace have contacted my supplier and asked them to self isolate, can they still attend my wedding?

Will I need to meet with the hair and make up artist before the trial to discuss my hair & makeup?

Can I still attend my hair and make up trial if I am feeling ill?

Will the bridal prep area at my venue be open?

Can I have a hair and make up trial?

My Hair and Make Up Artist has sent me a COVID-19 risk questionnaire, do I need to fill it in?

Will my hair and make up take longer than previously suggested? 

Who can be in the room when I have my hair and make up done?

Will I need to bring any of my own make up?

Will I need to wear a mask while I have my make up done? 

Will I need to wear a mask while having my hair done?

Can I have my hair and makeup done by an Hair and Make Up Artist on the morning of my wedding?

Will our evening reception be able to be photographed?

Will our drinks reception be able to be photographed?

Will our speeches be able to be photographed?

Will we be able to have my cake cutting moment photographed?

Can we have photos after the ceremony?

Can we have photographs during the ceremony?

Can we still have photos getting ready?

Can I still be walked down the aisle?

Can we include music in our ceremony?

Can we include readings?

Can we still exchange rings?

Can our ceremony still include symbolic elements?

Can we ask for music requests?

Are there any alternatives to having live singers at our ceremony or drinks reception?

I’m worried about singer droplets, is there a way this can be decreased by my singers?

Can we have live singing at our drinks reception?

Can we have live singing at our ceremony?

What else can I do instead of dancing after the meal?

Can I go ahead with my wedding this year (2020)?

Who’s responsible for ensuring my wedding is compliant with the Guidelines?

Can I have my Sikh Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Humanist Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Greek / Russian Orthodox Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my African / Caribbean Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Jewish Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Turkish Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Nikkah Ceremony?

Can I have my Hindu Wedding Ceremony?

Can I have my Religious or Cultural Wedding Ceremony?

Can I host my Pre-Wedding events?

Can we cut our cake?

After the registrars/officiants have left can I add two extra guests to my reception?

My venue can hold more than 30 people socially distanced, is it ok to have more guests?

Why can’t I have a wedding in the back garden?

Will suppliers and venue staff be wearing face coverings?

When do we need to wear face coverings?

The guidelines state that card and gift exchange should be minimised, what does this mean?

I would like everyone to sit where they want and not be forced to sit together, what do I do?

How do I seat my guests together to make sure that it is safe?

My venue is too small to hold 30 people with social distancing. What do I do?

Can I have a sweet table or dessert table?

The guidelines say we can have a guest book and a polaroid camera but they should be minimised and hand sanitisation encouraged both before and after contact. What does this mean?

Can we still do a receiving line, Milni, Vidai or other formal greeting/farewell of guests?

Can we have a confetti toss/bouquet toss?

Can we do a first dance?

How would sharing platters or shared dishes work on a table, does this count as a buffet?

What can’t I have at my wedding reception?

My marquee company is still saying they can deliver my marquee to my garden. What do I do?

Is my venue COVID-19 Secure?

Can I have a drinks reception before the sit down meal?

What can my wedding reception consist of?

I’m planning a Destination Wedding outside of the UK, what do I do?

I’ve found a loophole and want to host my wedding as I originally planned, what should I consider?

Are my suppliers insured to perform weddings beyond what is in the Guidelines?

My venue has said I can hold my wedding reception however, I’m nervous about whether it adheres to the Guidelines. What shall I do?

Who is included in the 30 people mentioned in the Ceremony Guidelines?

Can I have my Civil Ceremony or Civil Partnership?

Can I have my Church Wedding?

I’ve decided to cancel my wedding celebrations, what do I need to be aware of?

Will my venue or suppliers charge me to postpone?

What happens if I postpone but one of my suppliers can’t do the new date?

I’ve decided to postpone my wedding, how far out should I move it?

My wedding was on a Saturday and now it is on a Sunday or weekday, is this fair?

I’ve decided to postpone my wedding, what’s the best way to do this?

Are there different rules for having my Ceremony outside?

What can I do to protect my money when booking suppliers now?

I want to book some (more) of my suppliers but I still cannot purchase wedding insurance – what are other people doing in this situation?

Can I have my “Wedding Reception”?