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Important Things To Consider When Planning Your Same-Sex Wedding
- Tuesday, 19 September 2017
There are many important factors to consider when planning your sex-same wedding. To begin, you need to take into account the location where you'll be having the event and the amount of people you'll be hosting. As with any wedding, it's necessary to allow yourself the proper amount of time to plan and research where you'll decide to host your celebration.
The Number Of Guests
Before you begin to scout for a venue, you should attempt to work out how many guests you'll have in attendance. To do so, it may first be important to consider your budget and how many people you would like to have around you on your special day. This can be a difficult step, as you don't want to make anyone feel left out. For this reason, it's important to give adequate time to your invitation considerations.
Next, it may be beneficial to figure out the general style that you feel best suits you and your partner and most adequately fulfills the criteria for your dream wedding. This goes for both the reception and the wedding ceremony. By working out the formal-or-informal, indoor-or-outdoor style that suits you, you can more easily begin to narrow down your list of potential venues.
The Location Of Your Venue
If you live near a metropolitan area, selecting a venue for your wedding that is close to major city attractions or the city center can be hugely helpful for friends and relatives who have to travel internationally or interstate to attend your event. Furthermore, these locations make it much easier for your guests to find appropriate accommodation and they will have a wider variety of hotels to choose from in populated areas.
Does The Venue Support Same-Sex Marriage?
It's also highly important for same-sex couples to take into account whether the venue you wish to hire is forward-thinking and in support of same-sex marriage. It may help to ask the venue directly or check for an indication that they are same-sex friendly. Ideally, you should seek out a venue with a proven history of being in full support of your rights and liberties, and that is itself a proponent of marriage equality.
The Willows is a proud advocate and supporter of marriage equality and aims to provide the same incredible level of service that we're known for regardless of your gender or sexual orientation.
Our venue is located near the Melbourne CBD, making it a perfect location to host your wedding or event.
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