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Embrace the beautiful game into your big day this weekend!

Embrace the beautiful game into your big day this weekend!

If you’re getting married this Saturday and you know at least half of your wedding party will be edging away from the dance floor and into a corner to watch the England game, don’t despair – embrace it!

That’s the advice from Michelle Jacobs, wedding planner from https://www.ritzy-events.co.uk

“Having been planning weddings for more than five years I’ve come across sporting events like this on more than one occasion, and whilst at the time it seems like a bride’s worst nightmare, you can actually turn it to your advantage and have fun with it,” comments Michelle.

Michelle’s top tips:

Why London is the PERFECT Wedding Destination

Why London is the PERFECT Wedding Destination

When we think of destination weddings, it’s easy for the mind to conjure up thoughts of sandy beaches and palm trees, but why not something a little closer to home? London is an ideal location to tie the knot, offering both modern and urban charm, whilst also being traditional and historic.  

London is a petri dish of historic allure and allows visitors to live and breathe the progression of time and development from its Roman roots into the modern day. As a hub of culture, London offers an infinite amount of options and opportunities to suit every different couple; here are some of our favourites.

RIDE IN STYLE

Nick and Hemione celebrate with film festival wedding

Nick and Hemione celebrate with film festival wedding

Rather than a traditional formal wedding Nick and Hermione Greenwood wanted a festival feel to their special day.

They decided to have their celebrations in a picturesque countryside location with a marquee for the reception, bell tents for guests and an outdoor cinema for the entertainment.  

They needed a projector for the speeches in the marquee that would be bright to cope with the high ambient light and easy to set up with no long cables to trip up their speakers.  For the cinema, they wanted a high resolution projector.

Solution
The couple tied the knot on Saturday 26 May in the small village of Benendon in a timber-framed shelter which has a traditional oast house roof, synonymous with this part of Kent.

An introduction to Manchester’s Cool Planning & Styling Team

An introduction to Manchester’s Cool Planning & Styling Team

As Manchester’s first urban and industrial wedding planning and styling team, the dynamic duo behind The Urban Wedding Company are shaking up the wedding scene. Here, we meet the women behind the magic…

So, who are they? Zoey O’Brien, a venue stylist, and Michelle Healey, a wedding planner, have formed a dream team in their home town of Manchester. They offer a complete styling and planning service for those who love seriously cool “urban luxury”.

My trend predictions for an Autumn wedding

My trend predictions for an Autumn wedding

With us now in the peak of wedding season, Autumn might seem and long way away, but it will soon creep up on us. That’s why we  have asked our guest blogger Natalie Lovett to give us her trend predictions for an Autumn wedding, so you don’t get caught out.

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times to get married – so many lovely colours, and there’s still some warmth in the air too!

Here’s my predictions for what’s in store for the Autumnal wedding:

Tones and Textures 

A lovely rich set of colours looks fabulous against an autumnal backdrop – I predict that many may even add jewel-like tones to their colour palette.  Think rich plums and burgundy against complementary lush greens and pastels to add a softness.

Tie The Knot With An Independent Wedding

Tie The Knot With An Independent Wedding

With 2018 wedding season in full swing, online platform for independent boutiques Trouva.com has teamed up with wedding stationary specialist boutique Quill London to reveal 2018’s top wedding trends as brides-to-be seek distinctive, anti-chain weddings.

Gone are the days of the generic high-street department store wedding lists and registry office marriages; modern couples are now seeking beautiful and bespoke experiences, unique to them and their story.

Following the Royal Wedding, brides and grooms-to-be in London warned hidden risk could cost them thousands

Following the Royal Wedding, brides and grooms-to-be in London warned hidden risk could cost them thousands

As the Royal Wedding celebrations settle into fond memories, London brides and grooms-to-be are warned to be wary of massive financial loss if they neglect to protect their upcoming nuptials.    

Specialist insurance expert Johnathan Lloyd, from Lycetts, has advised that any couple making like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and tying the knot should be aware of hidden risks. If not, new couples could face thousands of pounds of loss. 

Though it may pain prospective couples to consider it, there is a risk of things going wrong in the run-up to their big day. Additional insurance can help cover for issues such as stolen wedding gifts, or missing rings, says the specialist. 

Champagne? No Thanks We'll Have The Cash, Say Engaged Couples

Champagne? No Thanks We'll Have The Cash, Say Engaged Couples

Popping a bottle of champagne is the time-honoured way to toast an engagement, but new research has revealed that newly engaged couples are looking for something a little different to mark the milestone.

A survey of 1,000 UK adults carried out byOne4all, the Post Office gift card, found that more than anything, 1 in 2 British adults (54%) would prefer to receive cash or a gift card to use to help pay for their wedding, as an engagement gift.

The data revealed the gifts that newly engaged couples would like to receive once the big question has been popped, with cash and gift cards topping the list.

Debenhams Personal Finance launches Asian wedding insurance offering

Debenhams Personal Finance launches Asian wedding insurance offering

Debenhams Personal Finance is pleased to announce the launch of its Asian wedding insurance package, tailored to meet the needs of Asian couples set to tie the knot.

Available now, the new insurance package covers up to seven ceremonies and / or events worldwide over a 90-day period.

The comprehensive package includes higher cancellation cover which caters for the increased number of celebrations, typically associated with Asian weddings.

Additional policy highlights include ceremonial attire which covers jewellery and adornments, as well as wedding gift cover extended to gifts given between families, as well as the bride and groom.