Kind Words

Receiving feedback from couples and clients means so much to me, thank you!


Hannah and Bob Testimonial, Sian Chaplin EventsHonestly I can’t recommend Sian enough! She is super professional, highly organised, has a great eye for detail and design and is an all round lovely person. She helped us with the final weeks of prep ahead of our wedding, liaising with suppliers and then with on the day co-ordination.

If you have a DIY wedding booked, then Sian is your woman. She made the whole day run smoothly and finalised all little details perfectly – which made us able to relax and enjoy our wedding day. Thanks again!

Hannah & Bob
(Summerhill Pavilion & Gardens, Newcastle)


Rebecca and Liam, Burnsall Village Hall Wedding

We cannot recommend the wonderful Sian enough! We planned a DIY village hall wedding and booked Sian for two consultations during the planning process and for on the day coordination, and she was by far the best value and most important supplier of our whole wedding.

As well as being an absolute joy to work with, Sian was incredibly supportive in the lead up to the day and saved us so much money by providing advice on suppliers and reassuring us that we had enough decorations and had ordered enough food for example. It’s not an exaggeration to say that her advice basically paid for itself.

She also took so much stress out of the final 6 weeks leading up to the wedding when we had so much to do by liaising with suppliers and providing an incredibly detailed and organised itinerary. She thought of everything and dealt with important details that hadn’t even occurred to me which ensured zero stress on the day and that everything ran smoothly.

Her on the day coordination meant that both my husband and I and both of our families didn’t have to think of anything – she took care of it all leaving us to focus all of attention on having the best day of our lives!

We truly would not have had such an amazing day without her and are so grateful to her for her support. If you are considering a DIY wedding then Sian is an essential element!

Rebecca & Liam
(Burnsall Village Hall)


Bolton Abbey Village Hall Wedding, Naomi and BenI can’t put into words how thankful I am for Sian’s support and advice for both the planning and the co-ordination of our DIY wedding in August 2019. After booking the village hall for our big day, it became apparent pretty quickly what a big job organising a wedding on your own is and we were pretty overwhelmed before we came across Sian’s services by chance on Instagram.

Although we only booked the on the day wedding coordination package, Sian did so much more for us. She found gaps in our organisation with important things we’d missed, came up with a perfect schedule for the day, recommended suppliers she had worked with (who were all amazing) and contacted them in the run up to the day so nothing was forgotten. She replied to my many emails really quickly and took so much of the stress and hassle away from planning, making it all such an enjoyable and fun experience.

The wedding day was perfect from start to finish with Sian sorting out absolutely everything without prompting and just knowing exactly what to do and taking care of it all. And she managed to single handedly organise a room full of people to clear the hall of tables and chairs to make way for our ceilidh in no time at all. I simply can’t recommend her services enough as without her our wedding would not have been the amazing day it was.

Naomi & Ben
(Bolton Abbey Village Hall)


Hannah and James, Marquee wedding in Tadcaster My husband and I can’t thank Sian enough for all her help with our DIY wedding. We were originally getting married in 2020 so have been in contact with Sian since late 2019. She has been a calm and knowledgeable person to check in with through all the changing rules and covid restrictions.

We booked Sian for the on day services and it was so reassuring having her there sorting everything and she didn’t stop all day long. Sian made sure we had the perfect day!

Hannah & James
(Marquee wedding at home, Tadcaster)


Outdoor Wedding at Esrick Park, Keely and Ryan

We cannot thank the wonderful Sian enough for all her work at our wedding. Sian went far beyond our expectations, both in the lead up and on the day itself, doing jobs we never would have expected of her. Sian has been an absolute pleasure to work with, always friendly, warm, helpful and full of great information and advice. There is no way we could’ve done it without her and we will be forever grateful for all Sian did to make sure our special day was nothing short of perfect.

We are a little bit gutted that it is all over and that we won’t be working with Sian anymore, however I will be recommending her services to absolutely everyone and I hope our paths will cross again in the future.

Keely & Ryan
(Escrick Park, York)


Emma and Scott, Bolton Abbey Village Hall Wedding

Sian took so much stress off us on the day, but we were particularly pleased with the weeks before when I’d be cced into an email organising timings/set ups but she just took care of it.

The morning set up of the wedding and meeting suppliers as they arrived was exactly what we needed for a DIY village hall wedding. Sian just slots into place and gets on with it- she sorted everything independently and didn’t need direction, leaving us to enjoy things. Super professional.

Emma & Scott
(Bolton Abbey Village Hall)


Outdoor tipi wedding near Bolton Abbey, Louise and Richard

You did a fantastic job on the run up to the wedding organising all of the suppliers which is far more than I expected you to do and your communication with myself was great. The schedule was also fantastic and like a military operation!

You also helped our day run smoothly, you made sure everything ran to time and we didn’t have to worry about a thing and we certainly couldn’t have done it without you!

Rich & Lou
(Tipi wedding, Stirton)


Meg and Chris, Barolin Farm Wedding

Oh my goodness, where to start??!! Now we’ve had a min to let the dust settle and properly think about what just happened(?!) we wanted to send a massive, humongous, thank you for Saturday, and all your days working up to it. Having you on the end of the phone and then having you there to run the day gave us so much more confidence to pull off everything we’d imagined.

I’ve no idea how people do a wedding without their own ‘Sian’??! I certainly wouldn’t have done it and come out sane, that’s for sure.

Meg & Chris
(Barolin Farm, Markington)


Burnsall Village Hall Wedding, Rosie and Caleb

Siân was quite arguably the best bit of money we spent on our wedding day, I’m not sure what we’d have done without her! She is so smiley, friendly and approachable which meant it was so easy to have her around – this made it so lovely to have her there on our special day and she really went above and beyond to make it perfect for us. On top of all of this I think she has to be the most organised person we have ever met! Opting for a DIY wedding meant we had so many suppliers and Siân managed to juggle them all and we didn’t hear a peep from any of them.

Siân is such a genuine and lovely person and I know how much time and love she put in to our wedding. She made it as special as she would have her own and for that effort and passion we are beyond grateful. Thank you so much Siân for being a fabulous part of our day – we knew you were the right person for the job!

Rosie & Caleb
(Burnsall Village Hall)


Outdoor Wedding at Escrick Park, Keely and Ryan

Sian, there are no words to describe how amazing you have been. I saw you doing lots of jobs that I would never have imagined you would do, so thank you from the bottom of my heart for making Keely and Ryan’s day run so fantastically well.

It was more than we all imagined, thanks to you. I would recommend you to the world!

Alison Wild
(Mother of the Bride, Escrick Park)


Markington Hall Outdoor Marquee Wedding, Laura and Mikey

We are on cloud nine after our wedding – the whole day was perfect, we couldn’t have wanted anything more. You were amazing – you have done so much for us and we couldn’t have done it without you. Your advice has been impeccable along the way and the way you styled things and made the most of what we had was perfect. I can’t believe what you had done when we arrived and all the work you did after everyone had left it was beyond what we expected.

We can’t speak highly enough of you, you have taken so much of the stressful side of wedding planning and made the whole day run perfectly.

Laura & Mikey
(Markington Hall)


Chapelgarth Estate Wedding, Charlotte and JoshSian is amazing. I’m actually not sure what we would’ve done without her on our wedding day! On the day itself Sian made sure everything was in place and looking perfect before the guests arrived, she checked all the suppliers knew where they should be and for the whole day after we arrived she was quietly whirring away in the background making sure everything was running smoothly. I was getting ready away from the venue, and it was so reassuring to know that Sian was checking everything – I trusted her totally so didn’t need to worry.

Sian wasn’t just there on the wedding day; in the weeks running up to the wedding she contacted all the suppliers, helped us plan the timings for the day, found me a glitter bar when I decided I wanted one days before the wedding, and so much more. Sian was happy to meet up with us a few times before the wedding, which was so helpful and meant we felt like we knew her by the time the wedding came round. As well as being the best wedding day coordinator, Sian is such a lovely person and is a real pleasure to work with. She’s so patient, she answered my hundreds of questions and really took the stress out of the planning process. I couldn’t recommend Sian more – you’d actually be mad not to use her!”

Charlotte & Josh
(Chapelgarth Estate)


Lamberts Yard Wedding, Fran and AkinWhere do I start! Sian was undoubtedly the most valuable ‘thing’ we spent part of our wedding budget on. From the moment we met, I felt so comfortable, and could really feel how passionate she was when it comes to weddings, and supporting couples through one of the most hectic times of their lives. We could not have had the wedding we wanted without her help – everything was planned out and handled without me even lifting a finger! Sian was there on the day to make sure everything ran smoothly – and let me tell you, that is what you need! I cannot thank Sian enough for everything that she did for us. She went above and beyond, with such kindness and experience. Best wedding planner EVER!

Fran & Akin
(Lambert’s Yard, Leeds)


Guiseley Theatre Wedding, Rick and Marie

We really enjoyed working with you and the day went so well! We really appreciated how flexible you were too as the timings naturally shifted about a bit.

I think the fact it all came together really well was down to your hard work and Rick’s and I honestly couldn’t be happier with everything.

Rick & Marie
(Guiseley Theatre)


Jess and Joe's wedding at Gratton Grange Farm We decided to book Sian’s ‘On the day co-ordination’ after she was recommended to us by The White Yard. We were planning our barn wedding ourselves and very much wanted to be hands on during the planning but let it go on the day! Though Sian was hired for the day, that didn’t stop her being helpful and hands on during the lead up to the wedding. She kept in touch with us the whole way and started to take over the communication with contractors from around 6 weeks before. She had a full schedule for the day (based on what we had requested) and even had a briefing in the morning with us to go through anything more we needed (turns out we did!)

Though the day was perfect to us, there were a few wobbles from the weather turning, our guests being even more boozy than expected, and a little situation with a late DJ! Sian took these wobbles on and dealt with them quickly and professionally. She kept us (control freaks!) in the know when we needed to be but only on a need to know basis. I would love to know what her step count was that day because she never stopped! If you are planning a DIY wedding please do not underestimate how difficult it would be on the day if you didn’t have a Sian. She’s just as invested in the wedding as you are, and you can really trust her to keep your vision of the day going when you take a step back to start enjoying it!

We both agree that she was one of the best contractors we booked for the wedding, we definitely couldn’t have enjoyed it as much without her calming approach to the day!

Jess & Joe
(Gratton Grange Farm)


Marc and Abi Wedding, Bolton Abbey Village HallSian went above and beyond what we were expecting from her. Without her the wedding would not have been the smooth flowing fun filled day that it was. She really put her heart and soul into helping us plan, recommended suppliers, gave us advise and executed the plan of attack extremely professionally.

We booked her for on the day coordination and would highly recommend anyone booking a DIY wedding to contact Sian and book her to coordinate the day. She did two room changes, and helped with finishing touches with decorations, coordinated all the suppliers and kept everything running to schedule. Our only complaint about the day is that it went too fast!! We had the best day of our lives and thank Sian for making it happen 🙂

Marc & Abi
(Bolton Abbey Village Hall)


Sara and Dan Wedding, Beamsley Home Farm We booked Sian for ‘on the day’ coordination for our wedding on the 1st June and she was a dream! The name doesn’t do the service justice as she got in touch at regular intervals during the planning process to see if we needed help with anything, she then got in touch with all of our suppliers 6 weeks before the big day to confirm power requirements, timings for the day etc.

On the day Sian was great. She arrived at the marquee early and set up a few last minute things for us, ensured that all suppliers knew where they needed to be and when, and stopped the timings from over running like they always seem to do at weddings. She even made sure the toilet roll was kept full at all times and rolled the sides of the marquee up for us when it was getting too warm! We would without a doubt recommend her for anyone planning a DIY wedding.

Sara & Dan
(Beamsley Home Farm)


Anne Marie and Dan Wedding in Leeds Thank you Sian for all of your hard work behind the scenes.

You have most definitely found your calling, you are a natural at wedding planning. It would have been nowhere near as good as it was without you!

Anne Marie & Dan
(Marquee wedding at home, Leeds)


Anna and Teddy, Tithe Barn WeddingThank you so much for all of your help making our special day run so smoothly. Thanks for your fab supplier recommendations, for your nano-second email response times and for your attention to detail.

A special thanks for being your cool, calm and serene self and making sure everything was under control.

Anna & Teddy
(The Tithe Barn, Bolton Abbey)


Bruce and Tam Wedding, LeicestershireThank you for all your help planning our wedding and getting us organised!

Everything went so well on the day, we both had such a brilliant time! You did a really super great job, thank you 🙂

Bruce & Tam
(Marquee wedding at home, Leicestershire)


Carly and Richard, Thwaite Mills Wedding Thank you so so much for everything! You made the day absolutely perfect.

Thank you again from the bottom of my heart! The Culvers x

Carly & Richard
(Thwaite Mills, Leeds)


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