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Hawkstone Hall Set To Become One Of The UK's Most Prestigious Wedding Venues

Hawkstone Hall Set To Become One Of The UK's Most Prestigious Wedding Venues

Hawkstone Hall, a magnificent Grade I listed 18th Century mansion, will open in summer 2018. Anticipation is building ahead of its launch, as the venue is set to become one of the most sought after wedding venues in the UK.

 

The country estate has been purchased by The Distinctly Hospitable Group, making them the fourth owner in the property’s 550 year history. A sympathetic refurbishment is currently being planned to breathe new life into the spectacular Georgian property.

 

Aspire Clinic Launches Bespoke Bridal Package

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Aspire, one of Berkshire’s leading aesthetics clinics, has launched a brand new bespoke bridal package aimed at brides-to-be and their bridal parties. The tailor-made package offers brides the full range of non-surgical treatments from skin rejuvenation to permanent fat-reduction in the run-up to their weddings.

 

The bridal offering comes at a time when, according to research by The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the popularity of cosmetic surgery is on the decrease, whilst demand for non-surgical aesthetic treatments continues to rise steadily. 

 

Aspire’s Clinic Director, Jenny O’Neill said: 

 

Long-haul honeymoon health tips

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With the Caribbean islands, Miami and South Africa being some of the most popular winter honeymoon destinations, the likelihood is that you will be in it for the long-haul as the average minimum flight time to warmer winter climes stands at about four hours thirty minutes at the very least.  

 

For those with poor circulation, being seated for a long time on flights longer than four hours can not only increase the risk of developing blood clots and Deep Vein Thrombosis, it can also prevent efficient circulation of oxygenated blood around the body causing aching and swollen ‘heavy’ legs.  

 

Brits tie the knot on wedding costs with dress first to be cut

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·         Couples forced to cut wedding spend as average cost increases to £8,000

·         Wedding dress first to be cut when trying to save money, followed by guest list

·         Canapés, favours and cars most likely to be ditched completely to reduce bill

·         Couples raid current accounts to pay for wedding, as parents no longer cover the cost

·         For tips to save money on wedding costs, visit www.nationwide.co.uk/wedding-costs

New research reveals couples are being forced to scale back their wedding plans as the average cost of getting married reaches £8,000.

 

Perfect Jewellery for the groom or groomsmen on that special day!

Cufflinks

Abi Insoll Fine Jewellery today launches its vibrant and magical Vintage Button Cufflink collection, which sees buttons of glass and metal - originating from as far back as the Edwardian era - mounted on silver or gold for the perfect wrist adornment. Designed and made by hand in Abi’s workshop on Eel Pie Island, each unique set of cufflinks has been lovingly crafted with comfort, style and ease of wear in mind; perfect for the groom or groomsmen on that special day!

 

The World’s Most Gay-Friendly Honeymoon Destinations In Fitness and in Health

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With increasing measures in support of gay rights and anti-discrimination worldwide, there has never been a better time for members of the LGBT community to travel. Indeed, same-sex marriage is now legal in 24 countries, with more to follow, meaning that gay couples everywhere are tying the knot. With more weddings, come more honeymoons, and newly-weds of all orientations and denominations are opting for wellness honeymoons, where they can improve their well-being on holiday. Begin the rest of your lives in fitness and in health as Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists, highlight the top gay-friendly honeymoon destinations.

Natural History Museum offers refurbished Hintze Hall as wedding space

Hintze Hall

The newly reopened Hintze Hall is the perfect venue for couples to host their wedding reception with the Museum’s latest breathtaking addition, Hope the Whale, providing a stunning ‘wow factor’ as an unforgettable event backdrop.

The Natural History Museum, an iconic Grade I listed building, offers couples the chance to share their special day with friends and family in one of the most spectacular spaces in London.

Brits shun tradition as a third admit they’d prefer an alternative to an engagement or wedding ring

  • More than a third (37%) of Brits would rather receive an alternative to an engagement or wedding ring
  • The top alternatives were signet rings (22%), necklaces (10%), bracelets (8%) and watches (8%) – although holidays and home improvements were also named
  • Just 40% of those who proposed surprised their partner by choosing engagement ring themselves
  • Although couples spend almost five weeks’ wages on engagement rings in first marriages, this figure falls to just 1.3 week’s wages in second marriages