Planning a wedding is an exhilarating journey filled with countless decisions and meticulous details. From selecting the perfect venue to curating a dreamy ambiance, every aspect plays a vital role in creating a memorable celebration. That's why we've compiled a comprehensive list of the UK's finest wedding planners of 2023. These seasoned professionals have demonstrated their exceptional expertise, impeccable organisational skills, and unwavering dedication to crafting extraordinary weddings. Join us as we take a closer look at the creative visionaries behind these remarkable events and catch a glimpse of what the future holds for the world of wedding planning in 2024. Get ready to be inspired by the industry's leading talents who can transform your wedding dreams into a breathtaking reality.
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Securing your event suppliers is one of the most exciting moments in planning your upcoming celebrations, but the choice can be overwhelming. If you're struggling to decide, look at our recommended list of the UK's best event suppliers HERE.
Based in London but working across the globe, Kristina Kempton specialises in executing world-class events with impeccable style. From beautiful weddings to brand dinners, corporate parties, special birthdays and more, she couples her meticulous organisational skills with a flair for the finer details that truly make all the difference.
Click HERE to learn more about Kristina Kempton.
Based in Cheshire, Charlotte Elise has a team of wedding planners planning luxury weddings and events throughout the U.K. as well as destination weddings abroad. They have worked with fantastic suppliers all over the world and no wedding or event is too big or too small. Click HERE to learn more about Charlotte Elise.
THE STARS INSIDE
The Stars Inside is a bespoke planning and design studio, specialising in soulful elopements and intimate destination weddings all over the world. Valentina’s specialty is creating magical atmospheres that couples can enjoy to the fullest. She loves working closely with her brides and grooms to help them weave their passions, stories, and values into their celebrations. Her work is all about making time and space for creating deeper connections with loved ones through heartfelt, elevated, welcoming wedding experiences. She’s based in the UK, but supports couples in styling and planning breathtaking weddings and elopements all over the world. Click HERE to learn more about Valentina.
TRACY LAVIN EVENTS
Designers of luxury weddings and parties for UK and International Destinations. Their Michelin star service, unique designs, and personal approach make them an industry favourite. Click HERE to learn more about Tracy Lavin Events.
EMMA MURRAY-JONES WEDDINGS & EVENTS
Emma is a luxury Wedding & Event Designer, who is passionate about creating vibrant & breath-taking Weddings and Events. Her international experience, over the last ten years, in some of the most prestigious hotels, has helped her to create elegant & unforgettable moments. Whether your intimate birthday gathering or your wedding day, Emma will be on hand to deliver a first class experience that wholly represents you, down to the last detail. Alongside her trusted industry contacts, together your event planning journey will be seamless and enjoyable, creating a unique experience that is reflected in everything you see, touch, feel and taste! Click HERE to learn more about Emma.
Bespoke Events produce some of the UK and Europe's most exciting parties that not only wow and impress, but are a pleasure for our clients to host, and their guests to attend. Click HERE to learn more about Bespoke Events.
THE EVENTS MILL
The Events Mill are known for combining luxury, elegance, and creativity to produce the world’s most spectacular parties. Click HERE to learn more about The Events Mill.
STEVEN DUGGAN EVENTS
Steven Duggan Events™ is an exclusive service, specialising in exceptional, one of a kind Events & Weddings. Catering for all budgets, we provide a very personal bespoke service for our clients, ensuring every aspect of the event is created down to the finest detail. Click HERE to learn more about Steven Duggan Events.
We are full-service event production and design agency, creating unique and stylish experiences for both private clients and brands – from large-scale wedding receptions to intimate birthday parties, from product launches to press days. Known for creating imaginative and elegant design concepts, we love to work in close collaboration with our clients to produce something truly bespoke and unexpected that guests will talk about for years to come. Click HERE to learn more about Liz Linkleter.
It’s safe to say that Katrina's clients share a love of timeless, relaxed, naturally elegant style. From marquees in the grounds of family homes, to exclusive stately venues, to iconic central London museums steeped in history, and quintessential English settings throughout the UK. Katrina seeks that familiar, almost nostalgic feeling these places evoke and pair them with incredible service, a forward-thinking approach, and a refined, relaxed vibe. Click HERE to learn more about Katrina Otter.
BANANA SPLIT EVENTS
Banana Split can cover every aspect of your event. We have an in-house production team, our own equipment, and have the ability to import the very best of the world's resources to adapt any venue for your function. With an industry leading team of event professionals, unrivalled experience and endless innovative spirit, we create unique and incredible events. Click HERE to learn more about Banana Split Events.
MY WEDDING FIXER
Gloria is the wedding planner for the working professionals with big life plans but don't want to spend their entire life savings on the wedding. Gloria will work with you on bringing your wedding vision and goals to life in a way that is financially sound. Click HERE to learn more about My Wedding Fixer.
Peri Peri is a leading supplier of tailor-made party solutions. With over 20 years experience creating incredible events – their party planner team have the expertise to deliver your party in style. Click HERE to learn more about Peri Peri
Your wedding should be a beautiful reflection of you and your partner. Hiring a professional to help you manage all the logistics can ensure that everything goes off without a hitch — giving you the freedom to truly enjoy your big day. With so many talented wedding planners to choose from, we hope this roundup has helped narrow your search for the perfect fit. If you're still on the hunt for more inspo, contact us HERE.
FAQ (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)
What is the best date to get married in 2023?
It's best to get married in September 2023, when the lucky days in the zodiac are Virgo and Libra. These months fall in the autumn season, considered a time of change and new beginnings, and September is also considered a month of harvest, abundance, and fertility. The Virgo sign is associated with orderliness, cleanliness, and attention to detail, while the Libra sign is associated with balance, harmony, and cooperation. So if you're looking for a date that will bring good luck in all areas of your life, September 2023 is it!
What are the 2023 wedding trends?
1. More couples are choosing to have destination weddings.
2. There is a growing trend towards unique, custom ceremonies and receptions.
3. Couples are increasingly opting for intimate gatherings with fewer guests.
4. Rustic, natural venues are becoming increasingly popular.
5. Live music is still trendy, as are DJs and band performances.
6. Photo booths and fun, unique wedding favours are still in style.
7. Miniature desserts and sweet buffets are gaining popularity.
8. Couples are spending more on their weddings than ever before!
9. Vintage decor is making a comeback, especially shabby chic details.
Who pays for the wedding in 2023?
The bride and groom typically pay for their wedding, except for the engagement ring, which the man traditionally gives to the woman. However, there are no hard and fast rules regarding weddings, so any variation on this arrangement is possible. For example, some couples might split the costs evenly or have one person cover most of the expenses. Ultimately, it's up to the bride and grooms themselves to decide who pays for what.
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