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Wedding Checklist: What you’ll Need on your Big Day

If you search for wedding checklists online, you’ll be overwhelmed with exceptionally long tick lists detailing every aspect of your preparations, from booking the venue to packing mouthwash in your ‘survival kit’ for the big day itself.

As a wedding magician, I have performed at over 500 weddings across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Essex, and Buckinghamshire. I also got married myself last year, so I have first-hand experience of the excitement that comes with planning your big day.

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Many of the lists online appear to be working on the assumption that you’re preparing something on the scale of a royal wedding. Follow my top tips, and you can’t go wrong, as I understand that every wedding is unique, so a one-size list will not fit all.

Tip 1

Your wedding checklist essentially depends on the size of your wedding, how far in advance you’re organising it, the venue, the number of guests, and the few things that will make your wedding day even more magical.

Tip 2

Speaking from my own experience of getting married last year, my advice would be to create your list of things you would like or need to have on your day in whatever format works best for you: a spreadsheet, a tick list, the back of an envelope (possibly a very large one), or download a helpful to-do app.

Tip 3

Stay calm and relaxed. Everything on your list will get sorted in time. After all, some weddings have been organised in just three weeks, albeit for the TV show Here Comes the Bride.

Wedding Entertainment

I have been an International Wedding Magician for over 10 years, and my unique and sophisticated style of magic will create unforgettable memories at your wedding. With many guests attending who might not know everyone, the wedding entertainment I provide is the perfect icebreaker and a great way to get the guests talking.

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With clients including Rod Stewart and Stephen Fry, you can guarantee your entertainment will have the wow factor. I also have public liability insurance, which is required by 100% of venues.

Tip 4

I book up at least a year in advance, so the earlier you book, the more likely I will be free at a good price on your date. Call me at 07747 141 238 to check my availability or use the contact form.

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To find out more about my bespoke wedding entertainment packages and mid-week offers, please do get in contact. Make sure to check out my videos and testimonials to get a great idea of what I can offer you on your special day.


Christopher Whitelock
3 May 2017

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