11a. Wedding Day Schedule - get the timings right - Weddings in Wales at Craig y Nos Castle

Craig y Nos Castle Weddings
Go to content

11a. Wedding Day Schedule - get the timings right

Wedding Planning > Wedding Planning Guide > Wedding Day Schedule

Plan your Wedding in South Wales - your wedding day schedule

  • This is our Wedding Planner 'Wedding Day Schedule' Page. For more wedding planning help, click on Wedding Planner Guide Index or scroll down to the bottom of this page.



Schedule of key events your wedding day running order (allocate start and finish times for each of these and allow time for over-runs).

1.   Set Up tables - cloths, cutlery, glasses, to plan
2.   Table Dressing - by Us / by Client

3.   Guests Arrival/ Accommodation booking-in
4.   Ceremony in Theatre, Procession

5.   Bride receiving / Welcome Drinks Served
6.   Photos outside - in Courtyard & Grounds

7.   Flowers moved from Theatre to Function Room
8.   Wedding Breakfast commences in Conservatory
9.   Cake Cutting

10.   Toasts

11.   'Turnaround' function rm for evening entertainment
12.   Evening entertainment / disco/ party

13.   Evening Buffet commences

14.   Champagne placed on ice in Bridal Suite

15.   Coaches collect main party of non-resident guests

16.   Overnight guests moved to Patti Bar; Set Down

17.   Special Requirements

Star Wars Themed Wedding - Darth Vader and Bride outside Theatre

Wedding Ceremony

1, Include the names of the wedding attendants, how they are going to enter for the processional, stand for the ceremony and walk out behind you during your recessional.

2. Names of the mothers, who is going to escort them down the aisle during the 'Seating of the Mothers',

3. What songs are to be played before, during the ceremony, and after

Wedding Breakfast

4. The names of the persons making the toasts,

5. When the toasts are to be made and when the Wedding Speeches are to take place.

Evening Party

6. The order in which the wedding dances are to occur.

The Wedding Day Schedule or Running Order can be divided into a number of segments:

(a)   Set-Up by the Suppliers

(b)   The Ceremony

(c)   The Welcome Drinks

(d)   The Photographs

(e)   The Wedding Breakfast

(f)    Evening Entertainment

(g)   Evening Buffet

(h)   Coaches collect non-residents   

See Sample Running Order 1 here and

Sample Running Order 2 here.


Wedding Planning Book, Craig y Nos Castle

Craig y Nos Castle Wedding Venue
Enjoy a Homely Welcome and Friendly Service at Craig y Nos Castle
Back to content