Every bride wants to look glamorous on her big day: it's a given. But are you worried you slouch too much? Do you need to brush up on your table manners? Then hotfoot it (gracefully) to Beatons' Finishing School, which runs courses and classes on everything from deportment to etiquette and vocal training. The Elegant Bride class promises to equip you with all the necessary skills for confidence and grace on your big day. Eloquence, poise and posture, dining etiquette and perfect make-up: it's all covered on the intensive, one-day course. London classes from £695; 020 7487 4453; www.beatons.org.