Things to do once you have booked your wedding

  • Contact the St Austell Registrar’s Office on 0300 1234181 to book them to conduct the ceremony.
  • Contact local hotels to try and secure accommodation (the sooner you do this the better rate you are likely to get). You can browse a range of hotels on our website.
  • Contact bands and DJs as they tend to get booked up well in advance.
  • Contact photographers as the really good ones are often booked up well in advance.

Six months before your wedding day

  • Contact cake suppliers to book an appointment to view/taste cakes.
  • Give notice for marriage as per information from the St Austell Registrar.
  • Send out a 'save the date' card to your guests.

Three months before your wedding day

  • Send out wedding invitations and include important information about weddings at Eden:
    • No real flowers can be worn due to the risk of plant cross-contamination.
    • No confetti is permitted.
    • Guests should arrive 30 minutes before the ceremony to leave enough time to walk to the Biome from the car park.
    • There is free parking at Eden and cars can be left over night at the owner's own risk.
    • The Mediterranean Biome can get chilly in the evening so guests should bring a jacket.
  • Meet the Eden Events Manager to confirm flower, food and drink choices.
  • Return all the information required by the Registrar.
  • Meet with the photographer and decide on locations for photographs around the Eden Project.
  • Finalise music to be played during the ceremony, drinks reception, meal and party.
  • Contact a car company to arrange transport for the day.

One month before your wedding day

  • Chase any outstanding guests that have not RSVP’d.
  • Confirm walk-through time for the day before the wedding with the Eden Events Manager, parents, bridesmaids, best man etc.
  • Book a make-up and hair trial to ease stress on the day.
  • Choose thank-you presents for bridesmaids, best man and parents.
  • Pay final balance to the Eden Project.

Two weeks before your wedding day

  • Confirm final guest numbers with the Eden Events Manager.
  • Confirm any dietary requirements of guests with the Eden Events Manager.
  • Confirm table plan and email it to the Eden Events Manager.
  • Confirm all bookings with photographer, transport, cake, flowers etc.

One day before your wedding day

  • Walk-through with main wedding party and the Eden Events Manager.
  • Drop off any decorations, table plans, items for the table and bunting at Eden.
  • Drop off any wine/Champagne you are supplying at Eden.

On your wedding day

  • Enjoy yourselves in the knowledge that the Eden Events Team have everything under control!

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