When you start looking for your ideal wedding venue you may have very strong ideas about certain things you’d like (your Springer spaniel as the ring-bearer, only red roses not white), but quite vague ideas about other areas (what to do for entertainment?). That’s completely normal, and the job of the wedding liaison at your chosen venue is there to help you flesh out those ideas. But what if you have a very clear idea about everything, and you don’t want to try to squeeze it into a venue’s idea of what’s best? [Read more here »]
If we said that the world’s most popular wedding venue was right on your doorstep, would you believe us? You might think it would be a far-flung barefoot luxury retreat in the Maldives, but you’d be quite wrong. As voted for in June 2015, The Italian Villa in Poole, Dorset, has scooped this astonishing accolade in the International Wedding Industry Experts Awards. [Read more here »]
Many people lament the passing of the ‘golden age’ of air travel; now it’s all budget airlines, security checks and there’s not even so much as free bag of peanuts in sight. [Read more here »]
The wedding party aren’t the only ones to feel the pinch leading up to a big day; guests can spend anything up to the value of an all inclusive holiday in Greece on just your wedding alone! But what are they splashing the cash on?
The idea of a themed wedding often conjures up images of Disney princess extravaganzas and pink taffeta, but this really doesn’t have to be the case – read on to find out how. [Read more here »]
When you’re planning a big event like a wedding it’s easy to get carried away with the little details that will make your day just as you’ve dreamt of. Don’t forget though, that your guests’ idea of a good time might be slightly different, particularly for those much older or younger than you. Here’s how to score a win at the generation game. [Read more here »]
Newlywed Ellie Bateman talks about her beautiful June wedding at Merchant Taylors’ Hall and why she and her husband Ian, wouldn’t have changed a thing. [Read more here »]
I do so love to see wedding transport, whether a horse and carriage, super smart limousine, vintage automobile, or just the couple’s own car all dressed up and with somewhere to go. [Read more here »]
Nicola and Andrew planned their elegant and very bespoke wedding day at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club in just eight months. Feast your eyes on their wedding photo gallery.
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We all know that the bridal morning starts at the crack of dawn with hair, make-up, last-minute dress-ironing and adjustments, bouquet-admiring and mild nervous breakdowns. But what of the groom? Apart from a quick shower, shave and popping on his morning suit (or equivalent), what should he be doing? How is the modern man filling these last few hours of bachelordom? [Read more here »]