November 23, 2020

Podcast / Wedding budgeting with UK Alliance of Wedding Planners, Bernadette Chapman

Podcast, Wedding Tips

The Wedding Sanctuary PodcastI’m delighted to have Bernadette Chapman join me on episode twelve of The Wedding Sanctuary Podcast. Bernadette is the owner of UK’s industry body UKAWP- the uk alliance of wedding planners. Bernadette has been a wedding planner for 18 years, author of ‘Wedding Planning for Dummies’, a TV wedding expert and  and all round wedding guru!

Today we’re going to help you with all your wedding budget questions that have come in and give you some new ideas for what to consider when planning out your day.

If you have any questions about the podcast, if there is a topic you’d like covered on the show, or if you want to apply to be a guest, then please do let me know.

Happy listening!

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  • How to breakdown your budget on a spreadsheet.

  • Tips on how to bring up the money talk with parents.

  • Whether to include honeymoons in the wedding budget.

  • The average UK budget.

  • How to know what to pay suppliers.

  • When to pay suppliers.


Find out more about Bernadette and the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners:



If you’re planning your wedding and would like to continue the conversations from each episode with myself and other podcast listeners, please do come join The Wedding Sanctuary Facebook group.



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The previous show was on castle weddings. I was joined by Francesca from Farnham Castle, you can catch up here and to be sure you don’t miss any episodes you can subscribe to them HERE >

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