When you’re jet setting off around the world on your honeymoon, there’s every chance that you end up in a country where the laws are a little different to here in the UK. Whilst most of us would never dream of doing anything which we thought would class as breaking the law, in some countries it’s sometimes the things you wouldn’t think you could get into trouble for that can see you on the wrong side of the law.
With the rise of smartphones and photography apps, it is now easier than ever to capture professional looking images of your special day and a series of loved-up selfies from your honeymoon.
However, those precious wedding memories shouldn’t be kept in the confines of a digital device; they should be shared with the ones you love in a fun and creative way. With the increase in accessibility to photography apps, it’s also easier to unleash these memories and create fun, personalised keepsakes for family and friends.
Yogi loving brides-to-be are invited to re-connect and improve well-being whilst exploring new corners of the world. Whether you are looking to tone up or de-stress before the big day, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading specialists in healthy holidays worldwide, round up their top 5 pre-wedding yoga retreats. From sunrise salutations on idyllic Thai islands, to practicing your Pranayama in exotic Morocco, return home ready for your wedding day a happier and healthier you.
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Combermere Abbey is thrilled to announce that from January 2016, during the months of January and February, couples may hold their wedding ceremony in ‘The Library’; a stunningly ornate room steeped within over 800 years of history, on the first floor of the Abbey itself.
Created for Abbots, visited by Royalty and aristocrats, and enjoyed by many, the room was once was the ‘Abbott’s Lodge’ dating back to 1133. This was his principal room, where important guests would be received and entertained – it was the heart of the Abbey.
The Library has recently undergone a significant programme of specialist restoration, part of a wider multi-million pound investment to save the Abbey’s North Wing.
Although traditional weddings with church bells and limousines can be beautiful and romantic, some of us prefer to go down a quirkier route and put on a truly memorable ceremony. If you’re looking to tie the knot in a more personal way, take a look at our pick of the five quirkiest wedding venues in the UK for inspiration.
Cley Windmill Cley-next-the-Sea, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7RP
Liz Taylor, MD of the Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC), the UK’s leading wedding and event planners, passes on her handy hints for a wonderful winter wedding:
Winter weddings are on the rise, and are set to be THE big trend for 2016. Lots of couples are opting to get married then because they just love the time of year, you know exactly what weather to expect and the wedding schedule of most venues is quieter. Plus, weddings against a wintry backdrop are completely romantic. However those diaries are getting booked up so you better move fast!
With Halloween just round the corner, Jennifer Panton, wedding and special events sales manager at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, has put together a list of ten gorgeous and unusual ideas for anyone planning a wedding on All Hallows Eve.
Black taffeta is just as stunning as a traditional white dress.
Although a white dress can look perfectly in keeping with the aesthetic of a Halloween wedding, don’t feel bound by tradition when choosing the colour of your gown.
Think gothic and vintage for Halloween wedding invitations.
DANIEL RICH, GENERAL MANAGER OF THE BARTON GRANGE:
“If you’re looking to go ‘all out’ on the catering at your wedding and don’t want to serve a traditional roast dinner, then you’re in luck as we have the inside track on some of the most innovative serving concepts around that will help you create the most memorable wedding day ever.
Plain old serving trays are so last year! 2016 will see food stations and buffet bars come to the fore- don’t expect to have to wait in line at a boring white linen table at the next party you attend.
At Sid & Olive Vintage Weddings & Events we’ve noticed a real trend of brides looking for an authentic rustic style for their big day. And with bookings well into 2017 for the look, it seems that rustic style is here to stay! So here are our top tips to help inspire you to achieve your perfect rustic wedding…
Natural Centrepieces: Why not create a real seasonal look to your tables by using Manzanita trees or twisted willow branches? For an autumn or winter wedding they look magical with glass tea light globes hanging from their branches.
This winter, Stapleford Park are offering you the chance to have a fairytale wedding in your very own country manor. Stapleford Park has passed through the hands of nobility for centuries, it is steeped in history, set within 500 acres of beautiful gardens and with it’s own chapel within the grounds of the hotel, this really is the most idyllic wedding location in the UK.