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Introducing The Annual by Coco Wedding Venues.

Available as a digital download, The Annual is an inspirational yet practical planning magazine that’s an utterly delightful extension of everything that you find right here on Coco Wedding Venues.

With over 300 pages, you’ll discover tips, words of wisdom from our favourite suppliers and absolutely oodles of inspiration. Whether you use it as a working document, as a handbook to assist your practical planning or as a spark for your own wedding creativity, The Annual is both beautiful and down to earth. It shows you just what’s possible.

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All you need to know

Our magazine contains everything you need to know to make the right choices for your perfect wedding — From the day of your engagement, to the day of the wedding and beyond! What's more, you don't have to wait for the post to arrive. You can download The Annual and start reading immediately via Issuu; a beautiful digital publisher! Here's what's inside:

1: First Steps
2: The Venue
3: Your Suppliers
4: Fashion & Beauty
5: Before The Big Day
6: On The Day
7: What Now
8: Suppliers We Love
Chapter 1
Part One 
First Steps

Covering everything you need to know from the moment you start your planning! We chat about timelines, schedules, budgets, research, finding your style and that all important ceremony.

  • 12 Month Wedding Timeline
  • 10 Things to Do When You Get Engaged
  • Wedding Day Timings
  • Your Ceremony
  • Planning Your Wedding Budget
  • The Venue Budget
  • How Much Do Flowers Cost?
  • Defining Your Style
  • Starting Your Research
  • To Hire a Wedding Planner or Not?
  • Wedding Fairs and Open Days
Chapter 2
Part Two 
The Venue

As a venue directory, we couldn’t help but dedicate an entire chapter to this topic. From seasonal choices and marquee considerations to breaking down the venue budget and questions to ask on venue visits - we’ve got your back when it comes to this first purchase!

  • Starting the Venue Search
  • A Venue for All Seasons
  • Planning a Marquee Wedding
  • 10 Tips for a Tipi Wedding
  • Sustainable and Stylish
  • The Destination Venue
  • Pets at Weddings
  • Questions to Ask Your Venue
  • 10 Things to Tell Your Wedding Venue
Chapter 3
Part Three 
Your Suppliers

We hand over to all of our favourite experts in this chapter as we guide you through each area you might want to consider – we’ve got cakes, photographers, décor, stationery, flowers, gift lists and an important note on contracts!

  • Choosing Your Wedding Suppliers
  • Questions to Ask Potential Suppliers
  • Photography - Finding Your Style
  • The Engagement Shoot
  • Questions to Ask Your Photographer
  • Questions to Ask Your Videographer
  • Questions to Ask Your Caterer
  • The Wedding Cake Glossary
  • Styling Your Wedding
  • Hiring Props and Décor
  • A Guide to Wedding Stationery
  • Your Floral Glossary
  • Wedding Gift Lists
  • Contracts, T&Cs, Deposits & Insurance
Chapter 4
Part Four 
Fashion & Beauty

Chapter four is all about tackling those sartorial choices! We of course go deep into the search for the dress, with an accessories glossary to accompany. We also cover thoughts on hair and make-up as well as considerations for the groom’s attire.

  • Starting the Search for the Dress
  • Your Bridal Boutique Experience
  • The Hair and Makeup Trial
  • The Accessories Glossary
  • Going Bespoke
  • The Wedding Veil Guide
  • Thoughts on Lingerie
  • Dressing Your Bridesmaids
  • The Groom’s Attire
Chapter 5
Part Five 
Before The Big Day

With your wedding day fast approaching it’s time to tick all those logistical boxes! Roles and responsibilities and on-the-day schedules are high on the agenda, but in this chapter, we also take time to cover some sensitive topics.

  • Wedding Day Schedules
  • Wedding Party Roles & Responsibilities
  • Self-care During Wedding Planning
  • When Someone is Missing
  • Tales From the Other Side
Chapter 6
Part Six 
On The Day

Reading this penultimate chapter will have you prepped and, most importantly, ready to be present on your biggest of days.

  • Morning Rituals
  • Your Emergency Wedding Day Kit
  • 10 Things to Do on Your Wedding Day
  • Being Present
  • Family Matters
Chapter 7
Part Seven 
What Now

A final guide to all those post-wedding admin tasks and a note on the getaway! Whether that’s a mini-moon or full-blown adventure, we give you our thoughts.

  • What to Do When Your Wedding is Over
  • The Getaway
  • Special Thanks
Chapter 8
Part Eight 
Suppliers We Love

We wanted to include the people we love the most, so at the end of our magazine you’ll discover all of our favourite suppliers. We’ve personally worked with so many of them, that we can hand-on-heart say we think they’re the very best at what they do.

Fancy a peek inside?

More than a wedding magazine, The Annual is set to become every stylish couple's planning companion. Honest, current, and relevant, it's here to help you create the most incredible wedding day imaginable, and it's sure to shed light on those tricky wedding topics. From timelines, schedules, and questions to ask suppliers, to tips on seasons, venues, style and self-care, it's all here along with an abundance of truly glorious editorial inspiration.

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