wedding planning

Top tips for turning a wedding around in time for Christmas wedding

Marriot Bournmouth

It may already be December, but according to The Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott’s Wedding Coordinator, it’s not too late to tie the knot and have a Christmas wedding.

 

Ms Holly Manning, has learned a few tricks of the trade during her time in the hospitality and wedding industry. One of those tricks is how to plan a wedding in the build up to Christmas - and with the festive season offering the perfect setting for a beautiful Big Day, there’s no better time to start the planning process.

 

Wedding planning with Red Herring Catering and Event Management

Wedding planning with Red Herring

Your wedding day is the biggest day of your life and definitely the best party you will ever throw. Which, from the outset makes the wedding planning feel a major task and perhaps a touch overwhelming. As award winning caterers with a team who can offer the whole package, including full event management of your big day, wedding planning with Red Herring really couldn’t be a more attractive start to your wedding.

Five questions to ask your venue’s wedding coordinator

Redworth Hall wedding venue

Vicki Dewdney and Deborah Allen, Wedding Coordinators at The Redworth Hall Hotel in County Durham, part of The Cairn Collection, have nearly 15 years’ experience between them of organising weddings, from a two-day multi-cultural wedding with more than 300 guests to an intimate soiree for just 18 people. They share their insights into how to get the very best from your venue’s wedding coordinator.

Top tips to host the perfect winter wedding

Winter wedding

If you’re looking to escape the busy summer season and create an original, atmospheric  wedding, then winter – all roaring fires and festive spirit - is the perfect time to do it. Follow the advice of Jenny Ashton-Smith, Wedding Coordinator at Cripps’s spectacular new wedding barn, The Tithe Barn at Bolton Abbey, to create a memorable winter wedding setting:

Five tips for the perfect winter wedding

1.       Light the way:

Winter wedding

Styling a Winter wedding

Winter styling

Wintertime is such a magical time for styling a Wedding - who doesn't love the idea of velvet dresses, maribou trim and candlelight??  Planning a wedding at this time allows the lavish use of light and candles and at the Letteroom we have a fabulous selection of LED Jars and Bottles which would make a fantastic statement when used in your Wedding Styling plans.

These beautiful Sparkle LED Jam Jars would light up any Winter Wedding or party table and create a magical light effect across the room.

Winter wedding tips from La Fête

Winter Wedding

Planning beautiful weddings, celebrations and honeymoons in stunning locations for a worldwide client base, bespoke event planner La Fête offer once in a lifetime experiences. An expert in creating magical moments, here La Fête’s founder Charlotte Ricard shares her ultimate tips for a winter wedding with the added wow factor.

1. Create a sumptuous ambience

‘I love the fact that you can play with a variety of different colour palettes and textures in winter, such as deep greens and reds, and fabrics such as crushed velvet. This is a great way to give your venue a luxurious feel as well as a warm and inviting atmosphere. I always think winter weddings seem more magical somehow’

The world's first wedding department store opens its doors

The wedding Mezzanine of The Wedding Gallery, London

The Wedding Gallery has officially announced its opening. Located in the heart of London beneath weddings and events venue One Marylebone, the 20,000sq ft space has undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment and is set to become the new epicentre of global wedding planning.

The ultimate wedding retail destination promises to immerse couples in an enchanting 75-minute journey through wedding wonderland, offering an exclusive, year-round showcase of the latest trends, inspiration and ideas across all elements of the planning process.

The rise of digital weddings and technologically-savvy wedding planners

The rise of digital weddings and technologically-savvy wedding planners

As technology advances at prolific rates, industries and events once steeped in tradition are adapting to embrace the digital landscape. And none more so than weddings. Digitally-savvy couples everywhere are reaping the time-saving, eco-friendly and cost-effective benefits of organising and hosting a wedding that implements digital elements. Venus Bridal explores the rise of digital weddings and how couples are weaving technology into their big day.

 

Digital invitations

#WeddingWednesday Blog : Wedding Fairs

We are onto our fourth instalment of Paula's wedding story (if you're new to this series you can read 'The Proposal', 'Family Involvement' and 'The Venue' before you start if you like) and this week she is telling us all about her experience of wedding fairs.

 

Wedding Fairs

Last weekend I went to my first two wedding fairs. I imagined this was going to be one of the more exciting parts of wedding planning - a chance to see it all laid out and envisage how my day make look like.

Planning Your Non-Traditional Wedding

Some people dream about a classic, traditional wedding: a church service, a white dress, a reception in the banquet suite of an expensive hotel, and a school disco atmosphere with one or two too many drinks. Others, however, are looking for something a little out of the ordinary, and wish to plan a wedding that will stick in the mind of attendees for its originality. If you see yourself as one of these latter types — very creative, very independent — then here are a few tips and ideas that you may find useful when planning your special day.