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Win a set of Mini Chunks from The Sugar Shed!

Win a set of Mini Chunks from The Sugar Shed!

Capture your day and replace the traditional photo frame with this set of 3 Mini Chunks from The Sugar Shed https://www.thesugarshed.co.uk/.  Using responsibly sourced wood from The Lake District, we guarantee these beautiful chunks will take pride of place in your home, allowing you to cherish your big day with a distinctive wow factor.

The Sugar Shed prides itself on capturing ‘your memories in grain’ and by not using a white ink when printing onto the chunks the natural grain of the wood shines through to produce an elegant and unique accessory, which is alive with a sense of history and heritage, from both your memories and the materials used. 

There’s still time to nominate: Britain’s Best Bridesmaid 2019 

Bride with her bridesmaid

Nominate your bridesmaid and she could win the title, plus a luxury two-night pampering stay in London, courtesy of Red7! 

The search is still on for Britain’s Best Bridesmaid 2019! Brides and grooms from across the country are invited to nominate their bridesmaids for the prestigious title. 

Did your bestie go above and beyond to help your dream wedding come true? Nominate her and she could win the prestigious title of Britain’s Best Bridesmaid 2019, along with an incredible prize. 

To reward her for putting her all into the big day, hen and stag experts Red7 are giving this year’s winning ‘maid the chance to unwind on a high-end pampering getaway for two. 

The prize includes:

• The coveted title of Britain’s Best Bridesmaid 2019

Win a collection of proto-col skincare products worth £80

A collection of proto-col skincare products you can win

Proto-col beauty collection you could winYour hair and make-up artists may be on call for your wedding day, but with the run up to the big day of bridal showers, hen parties and other duties, you’ll need to start your wedding beauty prep long before the day. Health & beauty British brand proto-col is giving three lucky brides the chance to receive a skincare collection to help prep, protect and hydrate in the lead up to tying the knot.

CLOSED-Your chance to win Bare Biology's Lion Heart liquid worth £95

Your chance to win Bare Biology's Lion Heart liquid worth £95 to celebrate September Startover

At Bare Biology we recognise the need to invest in your overall wellbeing and enter Autumn on a high note, ready for the year ahead. If you're planning your wedding in the coming year, you'll want to make sure it will be the day you dreamed of in all respects and that you're feeling and looking fabulous. To support you in this effort Bare Biology will be hosting September Startover, with a series of helpful tips & advice on our website and free events when you sign up to the newsletter. 

To celebrate we're giving Vows & Venues readers the chance to win a bride & groom to be set of Omega 3 Lion Heart liquid worth £95.

Enter for your chance to win a wellness and beauty bag essential, which: 

Win £2,000 worth of wedding jewellery for free!

happy couple on wedding day

Tying the knot this May? A national jewellers is giving lucky couples the chance to receive the royal treatment this May, with £2,000 worth of FREE wedding jewellery – but there’s a catch, they have to be tying the knot on the same day as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

To stop the royals stealing one loved-up couple’s thunder this May, Beaverbrooks the Jewellers will make their big day even more special by covering the cost of their wedding jewellery.  

Mr Kipling offers a wedding makeover!

New Royal Wedding Mr Kipling cakes

Mr Kipling launches a nationwide search to find a couple getting married on the weekend of the Royal Wedding! The lucky couple will receive a Mr Kipling style wedding makeover.

Wedding makeover cakesMr Kipling has revealed the wedding makeover package will be complete with a bespoke wedding cake, favours with a cake twist for all the guests and bou-cakes (that’s right, cake bouquets!) for the table centre pieces and the winning bride. 

Couple win wedding of their dreams at the Celtic Manor Resort

Winning wedding couple

A lucky couple who met at a cheerleading class have plenty more to sing and dance about after winning the wedding of their dreams at the Celtic Manor Resort.

School teachers Nicola Horton and Jack Withey from Cardiff won a prize draw competition for a wedding worth £5,000 at Celtic Manor and are now planning a very special big day at the five-star resort.

They have already met the wedding team at Celtic Manor for a celebratory glass of champagne and to start planning a lavish ceremony and reception at Celtic Manor’s Golf Clubhouse in August.

Pinterest Voted as the Ultimate Wedding Inspiration Tool

Bridesmaids with flowers

As couples around the world begin to source inspiration for those all exciting wedding plans, Debenhams Personal finance reveals just how influential social media is when it comes to planning the big day. Which social media platfom do you think is the ultimate wedding inspiration tool?

A recent survey conducted by Debenhams Personal Finance* has revealed that Pinterest was the social media channel of choice when it came to sourcing wedding inspiration, with over two thirds of couples (67%) using the site in their planning stages. The focus remains on image led social media platforms, with a quarter (25%) turning to Instagram for their all-important wedding research.

Your Wedding Banquet pictures could have you laughing all the way to the Bank!

Your Wedding Banquet pictures could have you laughing all the way to the Bank!

A wedding day is said to be one of the happiest days of your life, and if you’re the resident photographer at one of those special and memorable occasions, you too could be smiling from ear to ear. Food for Celebration, sponsored by Champagne Taittinger, a category of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year is once again looking for festive photos of celebratory food from around the globe.
 
Perhaps you have amazing shots of a bridal breakfast, a sumptuous spread at a stag do, a wedding cake creation with towering tiers, the pink Champagne toast, or silver service waiters preparing a wedding feast with military precision - all could be potential contenders for the top prize!

Tiger Tiger at The Printworks Hen party competition - closed

Tiger Tiger at The Printworks Hen party competition - closed

Vows and Venues Magazine has teamed up with Tiger Tiger at The Printworks in Manchester, to give one lucky bride-to-be the chance to win a fantastic ‘One For The Girls’ Hen Party Package, worth over £200.

THE best place to party in the city, Tiger Tiger Manchester, is giving the winning reader everything they need to make sure their last night out as a single lady is one to remember.

The prize includes not only free entry to Tiger Tiger Manchester for up to ten guests, but also a reserved booth, a round of shots, a bottle of house spirits with all mixers, a bottle of champagne AND one hour in the Lucky Voice Private Karaoke Pod.