weddings

Five-star Seaham Hall, introduces summer weddings with a difference for 2019

Five-star Seaham Hall, introduces summer weddings with a difference for 2019

It’s unlikely that Seaham Hall requires an introduction. This glorious Georgian manor house, situated on County Durham’s heritage coast, is one of the UK’s most special and sought-after wedding venues. 

New for 2019: Couples keen on having a ‘destination wedding’, yet mindful of the logistics and costs involved for their guests, can have the best of both worlds.

Outdoor wedding ceremonies, overlooking the beach

Summer BBQ weddings 

Yellow Zebra Safaris Lifts the Lid on ‘Adventure-Mooners’

Yellow Zebra Safaris Lifts the Lid on ‘Adventure-Mooners’

New research from travel company Yellow Zebra Safaris has revealed a growing number of newlyweds looking for adventure over traditional honeymoons. 

The research showed significant differences between the honeymooners of the early 2010s and the more adventurous couples today! Now Yellow Zebra has created a full set of statistics, including original data, to showcase this new segment of honeymooners.

Four in 10 British women face ‘I Do-sappointment’ from OTT proposal

Four in 10 British women face ‘I Do-sappointment’ from OTT proposal

Almost half of British women admit they were “disappointed” with the way their partner popped the question, according to a new study.

Researchers studied women who have been proposed to, and discovered as many as 40 percent were unhappy with how their partner asked for their hand in marriage – with a further 12 percent saying they were “bitterly disappointed”. 

And almost a quarter (23 percent) were left red faced from an over the top gesture, including flash mobs, lavish gifts and public displays of affection.

Two thirds of women felt a proposal should be all about the ‘little details’ rather than grand gestures – with 92 percent saying the special event should NEVER take place in public.

Brits reveal secrets to happy marriage

Brits reveal secrets to happy marriage

-      3.9 arguments per month contribute to a happy marriage

-      76% believe it is healthy for happily married couples to argue

-      Going on 3.8 dates and having sex 8.35 times per month are key to a successful marriage

British adults have revealed the elements they believe make up a successful 21st century marriage, and there are some surprising results.

A survey of 2,000 UK adults carried out by One4all, the Post Office gift card, found 76% believe it is healthy for happily married couples to argue.

In fact, an average of 3.9 arguments per month contribute to a “happy ever after” in 2017, according to Brits.

Innovative software offers newlyweds stylish wedding album without breaking the bank

We all know weddings can be expensive.

After saving every spare penny for months or years on end you finally breathe a sigh of relief after the big day, safe in the knowledge that you won’t have to fork out any more cash.

However, this is not always the case. From paying off any lingering accounts, to sending out thank you cards, the little costs continue to mount up.

Top relaxing retreats for stressed-out brides

Top relaxing retreats for stressed-out brides

If wedding admin is leaving you feeling frazzled, pre-wedding nerves are sneaking in, or you’re looking to relax after the stressful task of organising your wedding, it sounds like you are in need of a relaxing retreat. 

Well you’re in luck, as Health and Fitness Travel, the leading experts in tailor-made wellness holidays worldwide, share their top five health retreats for stressed out brides, where you can enjoy luxury spa pampering and wellness relaxation before stepping into the limelight on the big day, or winding down on your dream honeymoon. 

Five fabulous Christmas/Winter themed weddings

Christmas/Winter themed weddings

Crisp, frosty landscapes, candles flickering on the window ledge, mulled wine simmering on a roaring fire as the snow falls silently outside, there’s something magical and unique about having a wedding at Christmas. In fact, the colder months are becoming an increasingly popular time for couples to tie the knot. If you are thinking about getting married during the winter season, take a look at five fabulous Christmas/winter wedding themes that might whet your appetite further to take the plunge and have a magical winter wedding.

1- An all-white wedding

Fun tips for keeping children entertained at a summer wedding

With all the focus on the bride and groom, it’s easy to let children’s entertainment slip at a wedding. Whilst children love the joyous occasion of weddings, they will require some form of amusement to help keep them entertained throughout the day. The good news is, with a bit of imagination and creativity, you can keep children entertained at a wedding without too much difficulty. If you’re getting married this summer or are attending a wedding with children, take a look at the following tips on keeping kids amused.


Wedding Fair at Tillington Hall Hotel, Stafford,Free Entry, 11th June 2017

Wedding Fair at Tillington Hall Hotel, Stafford,Free Entry, 11th June 2017

Wedding Fair On Sunday 11th June 2017 at Tillington Hall Hotel, Ecceshall Road, Stafford, ST16 1JG

This is a sought after venue for weddings and a lovely venue.

Free Entry, Free Luxury Goody Bag with Free Makeup items

Free Glass of Champagne on Arrival

Pre Register for our event sparklingdayevents@gmail.com Our website sparklingdayevents.com

Tel 07878565699


Country Baskets offers products to fit any theme wedding

Country Baskets offers products to fit any theme wedding

 

With over 30,000 products to browse at your leisure, including an unbeatable range of beautiful artificial flowers and a huge selection of stunning affordable glassware we are certain you will find something that takes your fancy. With more and more couples opting for a less traditional feel to their weddings, Country Baskets offers products to fit any theme, however quirky.

You're having a woodland, nature inspired wedding? We have an abundance of beautiful barks, branches and rustic wood slices that are a perfect base for a spectacular centrepiece. Or perhaps you're looking for something that whispers, subtle and serene. The classic white wedding brought up to date with muted tones of green and grey.

WHY I WANT TO BE THE UK’S FIRST SOCIAL MEDIA WEDDING BRIDE

 Zoe Anastasi and Will Diggins social media weddings

 

A bride has told of her excitement as she prepares to take part in the UK’s first official social media wedding.

Zoe Anastasi’s big day will be captured and broadcast by iPhone-carrying photographers every 15 minutes on social media. Her ceremony will be live streamed over Twitter and there will be social media walls at her reception. Her day has even been organised over Facebook.

For Zoe, from Derby, it was a no-brainer to have a professionally-run social media wedding.

“Your wedding day is the biggest day of your life. You worry that it’s over in 24 hours, and I think it’s great to enjoy the build-up, to get more people involved in it. It makes it more special.

The Ultimate Wedding Budget Guide - Infographic

Weddings create memories for lifetime not only for the bride and the groom but also for the family of both the sides. It’s nice to have a wedding all planned out as per your budget in order to create a wonderful wedding memory for both the families so that no one gets disturbed with the high costs or the hidden costs of the wedding. It’s a best practice to cut down the costs of unnecessary items and keep a fair amount as a backup for some unusual things, so that in case you need money urgently you can have it from your backup savings.

POP makes life easier for British Indians planning a traditional wedding

POP makes life easier for British Indians planning a traditional wedding, image of plane

POP, the new low-cost, long-haul airline, is aiming to be the only current operator of non-stop flights between the UK and two of India’s key secondary cities - Amritsar (Punjab) and Ahmedabad (Gujarat).

The Punjabi and Gujarati communities in both the UK and India have a long history of maintaining strong family connections, and weddings in particular are occasions when special efforts are made by families to come together. By offering low-cost, non-stop flights between the UK and Indian-based branches of these families, POP will be making it much easier for guests to attend such occasions in whichever country they are held.


End of the White Wedding: Only 1 in 5 couples say I do to tradition

End of the White Wedding: Only 1 in 5 couples say I do to tradition

A study conducted by an online voucher code website has found that 44% of couples do not want to have a traditional ‘white wedding*’ with just 20% wanting one.

In addition only one in three people in England and Wales have a religious ceremony**. So we ask; are we seeing the end of traditional weddings?

Are we seeing an end to the traditional White Wedding in the UK? According to research, just 1 in 5 couples want to have a formal wedding, something that is traditional. In addition 30% of couples would rather get married in a hotel compared to just 9% who would opt for a church service.