Keep the speeches short.
Long speeches can be boring and dragging and you will soon see that they can regrettably make your guests impatient and disinterested. This is the type of thing that you would have to avoid as much as you possibly can. If you would like your wedding sequence to work out for you smoothly in all of the best ways, then you need to really have a long and sit down meeting with your appointed speakers to make sure that they don’t prolong things far more than they would have to at the end of the day. You need to get this settled and you need to emphasize what your stand is on something like this. Although most of the people who will be giving out speeches during the wedding are your close friends and family members, you need to know right off the bat that it is intrinsic to most people to actually want to feel a bit more important by prolonging their speeches far more than they have to and there is no way for you to cut them short once they get the ball rolling.
Having a nice but firm talk with them about your stand on the matter will at least give them something to think about at the back of their minds when they have that mic right in front of them. Speeches are meant to be succinct and concise so that they don’t end up boring anyone somewhere in the process.
Make your song requests.
There have been a lot of instances wherein DJs have actually played more than their fair share of YMCA and similarly inappropriate songs for a wedding and this is what you need to cut short as much as you possibly can. Even though the DJ should at some point or so be trusted enough to explore their own creative tendencies when they are spinning for your wedding event, you should still have the freedom to play around with the songs that are being played at some point or so. List down the songs that are the most meaningful to you and to your partner so that you get to reignite the romance during the day of the wedding and so that the rest of all of the other people participating during the event will get to share in the fun, too. Nothing gets your York wedding photographer in the mood more than having the right kind of romantic vibe for the event.
DIY bars are the bomb!
You don’t have to spend so much money just on the aspect of getting a bar that you can serve out to your guests at the end of the day. You can do it yourself and bring together a bunch of liquor and beer supplies that you can bring along with you during the day of the wedding. It is perfect for the total cowgirl who can deal with anything. Get your York wedding photographer to shoot great photos of it as well.
Have designated phone charging stations.
This way, your guests never have to worry about the thought of running low on batteries and they still get to snap away when they want to take selfies. This can be useful for your York wedding photographer, too.