Want to kick-start your planning but can't afford full wedding planner services? FlutterFly Events (www.flutterflyevents.com) has just launched The Rendezvous, a four-hour workshop where the company's director, US wedding planner Erika Unbehaun, will take you and your fiancé through every aspect of planning your big day. Think: negotiating with suppliers, designing your ceremony and reception, and organising guest lists and seating plans. She'll also provide templates, checklists and four supplier referrals to get you started. The package is £350. For more information call 020 7536 9160; www.flutterflyevents.com.

Lloyd Dobbie