Once the big question is popped, a bride will take up a whole lot of issues surrounding the marriage. One of the choices that you will have to make is what to do with your surname. There are several options for changing your name and possibilities to start the process. As a bride, you have several legal options for taking a new name after marriage. First and most popular is to change your surname to your partner’s surname.
Drones, Hashtags, ‘Marrioke’ and the Death of Throwing the Bouquet
As wedding season gets into full swing, Rachel Hamilton-Shaw, who oversees over 600 weddings a year for hotel group The Hotel Collection, has revealed the top modern weddings in 2015*. A wedding is now seen as a statement of who you are as a couple - with this comes unusual requests, unique themes and a move away from tradition.
2015 could be the year where ‘Dronies’ usurp ‘Selfies’. Wedding photography is being taken to a whole new level as couples are finding new ways to document their big day from unique angles. Drone cameras are increasingly capturing footage from dizzying heights relaying stunning aerial images from angles that no other photographer can get.
A couple from South Yorkshire have tied the knot at The Daffodil Hotel & Spa in Grasmere almost a year to the day after finding out they had won a competition to hold their wedding at the 4-star luxury lakeside venue. The new Mr & Mrs Searles from Chapeltown in Sheffield won The Daffodil Hotel & Spa’s ‘Win a dream wedding competition’ ahead of almost 1,000 other couples in April 2014 and were married on Friday 17th April 2015.
The prize, worth more than £5,000 included full use of the hotel; a stylish red carpet drinks welcome, catering for up to 80 guests, bridal suite accommodation for the bride and groom, and full use of the hotel’s wedding planner and master of ceremonies.
New research from a luxury high end fashion retailer has unveiled the most popular colours women would choose for their bridesmaids to wear if they were planning a wedding; with purple proving the most popular and green the least.
With women taking inspiration for their big day from everything from weddings they attend as guests, family and friends on social media to pictures of their favourite celebrities on the red carpet, fashion retailer Coast have researched the most popular colours women would choose as their wedding colour schemes.
Picture an ambience like no other… peaceful surroundings, soft outdoor lighting, a woodland backdrop and your wedding ceremony on the water’s edge.
After years of planning and construction, Moddershall Oaks, 5* Country Spa Retreat state of the art wedding venue opened its doors in December 2010 after a million pound investment. 4 years and hundreds of weddings later, Moddershall Oaks have decided to add something a little different. Famous for their best possible service, delicious food & most memorable experience, Moddershall Oaks wanted to make the most of the breath-taking Staffordshire countryside location.
Euromedia sales executive Nichola Newton’s dream wedding had all the ingredients of a perfect day – until she tripped on her wedding dress and broke her leg at her reception. Nichola had married her partner of 10 years, Jonny Newton, 33, at the Park Hotel, Chorley on Thursday 2 April. They had cut the cake and enjoyed their first dance when Nichola decided to kick off her shoes and take to the floor again. She said: “It certainly wasn’t the best decision I’ve ever made. I remember my left foot catching inside my dress and down I went.” Although she was in some pain and discomfort, Nichola, who works at Chorley-based Euromedia Associates, said she didn’t realise at first how serious it was.
One of Manchester’s most talked about and breathtaking venues, Albert Hall on Peter Street, has been granted a wedding license, making it possible for the general public to say their vows on the same stage that world class musicians such as Goldfrapp, Sam Smith and Bombay Bicycle Club have performed.
Albert Hall has also announced a private hire service for parties, corporate events and conferences, which will be run in partnership with We Are Family.
Albert Hall first reopened as part of the Manchester International Festival in July 2013 and since then the chapel has been the home of a successful programme of live shows and club nights. The venue has been bought to life with performances by RNCM string orchestra, and international DJs such as Sasha and MK.