Wedding Planning


I’m engaged … help me!

Let’s plan a wedding.

Melissa and Charles, 2018. Bianca Virtue Photography


“The Forethought team is full of talented humans that only have one concern and that is ensuring you have the very best of days! We love working with our couples from the very beginning, alleviating all overwhelming desires to run to another country and elope (let’s be clear we get to come if that happens!).

We are organised, creative and fun! There is no getting out of it, we all become friends and you must love wine … or gin. With strong attention to detail and absolutely no fear, we build your team for the smoothest and most visually beautiful of days, creating a concept based on all of your ideas and taking it that next step to rock your socks.

Whilst our couples are the most important people to us on the day we leave no stone unturned in ensuring your guests have the most amazing experience from arrival right through to when we lovingly pop a bottle of water in their hands as they climb on the bus with sore feet from dance floor antics and a heart full of memories.”

Wedding Planning

Creating a day you and your guests will remember for the rest of your lives takes planning! Forethought by Samantha can take the pressure from you by firstly saving you money (ask me how), collating your vision and dream and making it happen! Finding that perfect location that suits your style, sourcing a variety of suppliers that fit, creating an exciting styling concept that will wow your guests for years to come! We create seamless events the flow perfectly from ceremony to canapé hour, to reception right through to dance-floor and event close. With you from start to dance floor.

Fees include:

  • concept design - the creation of a unique and personal visual of how your day will look and feel.

  • sourcing of suppliers to suit vision and vibe.

  • meetings at the ceremony and reception locations with you and on your behalf.

  • liaising with suppliers to source quotes within your budget, regular supplier meetings particularly in the lead up to the day.

  • documentation of all suppliers (quotes, plans, vision).

  • a full budget of your wedding, regularly updated, sourcing the best possible pricing for you and your budget requirements.

  • visual floor plan of the ceremony/reception styling, detailed supplier contact list, run sheet for the suppliers/venue/MC for perfect flow.

  • bump in and out management, styling of your ceremony and reception - this will require additional staff, not included in price.

  • event management and support until all formalities are complete and you are ready to hit the dance floor with your loved ones.

  • Have you heard about about our fictional Drunk Uncle Pete we blogged about this guy …. we all have one and I have met him, we’ve got your back with all family and friend dynamics!

  • Pack Down and clean not included in price.

Fees are dependant on the overall event budget, size and requirements of the day, prices start at $4800 (excl. GST).

Bookings may incur travel. Destination weddings loved and will be quoted on individually. 

** Price increase applies from Jan 2021 + 15%