Louisa is an Award Winning Wedding Planner. Planning and delivering beautiful weddings in the stunning Essex and Suffolk Countryside.


My Approach

Fun. Relaxed. Beautiful. Romantic. Seamless

I want you to have the perfect wedding!

I am an Essex Wedding Planner and I plan and Coordinate weddings across all of  East Anglia. I am passionate about making your special day everything you imagined and more. By combining talented suppliers alongside my wealth of experience and knowledge your vision will come to life.

I aim to take the stress away from your wedding planning journey

So you can relax and really enjoy your special day. I will work passionately behind the scenes and take care of all the time consuming jobs so you don’t have to!

Perhaps you would like to celebrate your wedding in a rustic barn nestled in the rolling hills of Suffolk or you may prefer a back garden marquee wedding set within the beautiful countryside, both are equally stunning and definitely the type of venues that entice me.

I can guarantee your wedding will be fun, relaxed, beautiful and oh so romantic.

The day will run seamlessly and you can be rest assured that one of the most important days of your lives will be in safe hands. 

Meet Louisa

Fun, organised, efficient and extremely passionate.


I would love to share with you a little bit about who I am. Not only do i work with my couples in a professional manner but we also form a true friendship.

Hiring a wedding planner is actually a really big thing!

You are trusting someone who you may have never met before, with one of the most special days in your life!

So here is a little bit about me…..

I have over 15 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. I managed restaurants and bars up in Leeds after graduating from Uni with a degree in Physical education.

Funnily enough i always wanted to be a primary school teacher.

However, as soon as i got the bug for customer service i knew exactly where i wanted to be. Through lots of grit, determination and ridiculously long hours. I became a General Manager of an Award Winning Bar & Restaurant in Leeds. It was only when i met my husband (for the second time- as we used to date at school) that i moved to Colchester to be with him. A couple of jobs later, a wedding and two beautiful sons, i am now the proud owner of Louisa May Weddings.

My Dream Job!

Years of experience, hard work and training has led me to be the wedding planner I am today. I thrive in high pressure situations and have a very hands-on approach to wedding planning.

You will see me getting stuck in with all aspects of your wedding, from planning and coordination, to clearing tables, to polishing glasses….. like i said, i am a very hands on planner.

I want your wedding day to be AMAZING!

I’m a multi-tasker extraordinaire, as a mum of two energetic young boys, business owner and wife to my husband Mark. I rarely sit still for more than 10 minutes! (Except for Sunday evenings where you will find me snuggled under the blanket watching  a classic romantic comedy film).

Who doesn’t love watching a romantic film, sipping wine and indulging in warm apple crumble with vanilla custard……

As you can tell i’m a real foodie!

On a professional note, I will endeavor to always go the extra mile and I am a real people pleaser. I want to always make sure your wedding is even better than your expectations and that you have the special day you deserve.

If you would like to find out more about how i can help you with your wedding plans then just click here

I look forward to hearing from you.

Louisa xxx


Working hard behind the scenes to bring together your special day.


Getting to know me

Full of optimism - I'm a glass half full kind of person!

My friends would say that I am a fun, caring person. I always try and see the good in everyone and everything. I am a conscientious person and always endeavour to go that extra mile for my couples on their wedding day to make sure that it’s perfect!

On my days off, you will find me at my local gym. I find that exercise really helps me relax and keeps me focused. I also love time with my friends, catching up over a coffee and putting the world to rights. 

I am a real foodie, family-oriented person and try to get the best out of life. Friendship and loyalty is important to me, along with love, fun and laughter. I feel I bring all of these attributes to how I conduct my wedding planning business. If these traits align with yours, I may well be the wedding planner for you! 

Do get in touch, I’d love to hear from you and help you turn your dream into a reality.

What my Couples say...

Annabel & Matthew
Annabel & MatthewThe Tudor Barn, Belstead
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No words will ever be enough for Louisa. She, in no way of an exaggeration, saved our wedding day. After a supplier let us down last minute, Louisa stepped in without skipping a beat and took control. I'll be forever singing her praises.
Rachel & Joe
Rachel & JoeThe Tudor Barn, Belstead
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Thank you so much for coordinating our wedding day. Having you there and the days either side made everything so stress-free. We had a perfect day - you are fab!
Lacey & Sam
Lacey & SamThe Tudor Barn, Belstead
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Louisa was a surprise last minute addition to our wedding day and thank god! She made our day effortless. She will think of little details you hadn't even considered to make it perfect and tailored to you. Thank you again xx
Bex & Milo
Bex & MiloThe Tudor Barn, Belstead
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Louisa is a God send. Friendly, professional and took so much off our hands. She goes above and beyond what you'd expect. Nothing was too much trouble. I would recommend her to everyone getting married. She really is an asset to any wedding.
Daisy & BrodieAssembly Rooms, Dedham
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Louisa is brilliant at her job. She is very organised, friendly and relaxed under pressure. She was such a massive help on our set-up day and the wedding itself. We really can't recommend her highly enough! She genuinely wanted our day to be perfect for us. And it was!
Jayne HarringtonPrivate Venue
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Louisa was invaluable! Two of our children had already married at venues, so we felt experienced enough to have the next one at home - but without Louisa's help we would have been unprepared and exhausted! Louisa and her team were efficient, friendly and professional.
Abbey Martin
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Louisa was fantastic from start to finish. When we had our first chat, her warm and friendly personality put me at ease. I knew straight away we were in good hands. She listened to everything we wanted for our day and helped to recommend excellent suppliers. Louisa made great suggestions that really helped to enhance our day, like adding little touches to our tables that helped bring in our theme colours. Nothing was too much, and any question I had she answered completely. Louisa was excellent on the final run up and the day itself, everything went seamlessly and myself and my family felt completely reassured that everything was in hand. Louisa also got some fabulous photos from our day and was so friendly with all our guests. Do not hesitate to have Louisa as your wedding planner, you will not regret it. Honestly, just get her booked and you will immediately feel so happy with your decision. She’s truly excellent at what she does.
Emily Spence
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We booked Louisa for on the day co-ordination and it was the best decision we’ve ever made! Louisa is truly an invaluable asset to your wedding day. She is passionate, professional and calm and put us completely at ease from the moment we had our run through meeting. We cannot thank Louisa enough for making our day as perfect as it was.
Selina Harris
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Would give you a million stars if I could! Louisa and her assistant Charlotte were incredible and allowed me to truly relax on our wedding day - as a previous event planner I would have otherwise found this impossible. Louisa thought of so many details we hadn't and we are both so glad we booked her on-the-day coordination. There were small issues that arose on our day but we had no clue, Louisa and Charlotte handled them with professionalism and we didn't find out until the day after. You are both incredible, we are both forever grateful. Book her - book her now!
Lauren Proctor
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Louisa was our Wedding Co-Ordinator in December. She was extremely professional and organised. Our day wouldn't have been as perfect or run as well without her there. If you have any doubt if you need her - you do 🙂
Nikki Cove
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Louisa was amazing helping us organise our wedding… and even more valuable helping us do it through a pandemic with rules changing continuously. After just speaking to Louisa I felt so much less stressed. She really helped turn all my ideas and thoughts into a reality. Louisa listened to what we wanted and supported us every step of the way. Really easy to contact and really flexible with meeting times. Louisa helped with setting up our wedding the day before (and rearranging my dodgy decorating into something beautiful), ensured the day itself ran smoothly and even tidied up for us afterwards. I would 100% recommend Louisa to anyone, Louisa is so lovely and reduced my stress levels so much. Thank you for helping make out day perfect x
James Thompson
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Hi Louisa was our wedding planner on Saturday (17/07/21) at the Tudor Barn Belstead. I cannot say enough about valuable she was to my wife and I. Louisa was professional & so calm and collected which is exactly what you need in those last days running up to the wedding. She was super supportive and helped the day run so seamlessly. I cannot recommend Louisa enough.Louisa takes away the stress of all the little things there are to do (and big) - we were so happy we had Louisa on board for our wedding. Thank you 🙂 James & Ashlea
Becky Fitzgibbon
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Louisa is an invaluable resource for your big day. Not only does she share your vision and excitement, but she provides opinions and insights into the smaller and more detailed aspects of your day that may be unknown or get forgotten. Louisa is not just an all round lovely person but is a true professional and throughout an already unprecedented and uncertain time, has provided support, reassurance and guidance. Louisa is supportive, understanding and really does take on board what you are hoping your day will be - nothing is ever too much trouble and she is always on hand to help with any questions. Having Louisa as one of our suppliers leaves me in no doubt that our day will go without a hitch and is in extremely safe hands. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Louisa’s services!
Lauren Wood
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Louisa has been there with me throughout this whole process! With everything going on and especially lockdown I didn’t expect to hear from Louisa but I was getting messages frequently constantly supporting me which was amazing! Louisa has helped me change and re organise my whole wedding about 3 times aswell as help sort out difficulties with suppliers which took so much stress off me. It was known how important it was for me to have a certain person at the wedding due to illness. Louisa went above and beyond to help me organise a ceremony last year to make sure that person was there. Louisa has been nothing short of a miracle! She’s so calm, supportive and nothing is ever too much. I can’t praise this lady enough and I will be forever thankful for everything she has done to make my lockdown wedding so special.
Daisy W
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Put simply, Louisa is brilliant at her job. She is very organised, friendly and very relaxed under pressure. There were so many little things I was worried about happening on the day, and she was so organised I didn't even know they were happening around me! She was such a massive help on our set-up day and on the wedding day itself. We really can't recommend her highly enough! Nothing was too difficult or too much of an ask. She really, genuinely wanted our day to be perfect for us. And it really was!
Lucy Phillips
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We found Louisa to be an absolute life saver on the day. She made sure that everything ran smoothly, on time and without a glitch. Thanks to Louisa we were able to relax and enjoy our day rather than worry about the little things. Thanks again, we would definitely recommend her invaluable services.
Lacy Watkins
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Louise joined our wedding very last minute, but she jumped straight on board with all our ideas and fit straight in. I didnt think I needed a wedding planner.... until I had one and now realised my day would not have been perfect without her. She made sure the day flowed how I had imagined it would, involved me in important decisions and didnt worry me with anything I didnt need to know about. Any problems that arose, she quickly dealt with on my behalf, allowing me to enjoy the day. Her individualised services really were invaluable!

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