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The majority of couples choose to tie the knot in either spring or summer, because these seasons would seem to guarantee better weather conditions. For a decade or so, autumn has become increasingly popular; while winter weddings are really the latest chic trend. Couples have recently started to marry in winter. This trend initially started […] read more

posted on 23rd Sep 2016

Crisp golden leaves, clear skies, and calm weather make Autumn a lovely time to hold your wedding. Autumn comes with its own colour palette and unique characteristics and it is always good fun choosing a wedding day wardrobe that reflects the charms of the season. The autumnal bride Autumn gives you a beautiful rustic backdrop […] read more

posted on 16th Sep 2016

The Steampunk theme has, over time, become a style force in its own right. With its splendidly bonkers mix of Victoriana, coupled with an over the top love for Dr Who style mechanics, it is something that, for a wedding theme, is strangely eye catching. Ideas have come thick and fast in recent years, with […] read more

posted on 9th Sep 2016

The beautiful Gemma and Chris got married at Clearwell Castle on Saturday 2nd July 2016! Gemma was staying in Bridal Cottage the night before with her nearest and dearest, whilst Chris and his Groomsmen arrived at the Castle on the morning to meet and greet guests! The morning started very overcast but later brightened up […] read more

posted on 2nd Sep 2016

In past decades, the white three-tiered wedding cake was the cornerstone of any wedding. Nowadays, more and more newlyweds are turning to other alternatives to satisfy their guests’ sweet tooth; from doughnut platters to collections of rainbow coloured macarons. Below, we explore the best alternatives to a traditional wedding cake. Doughnut Platter A doughnut platter […] read more

posted on 2nd Sep 2016

Do you have a favourite fictional bridesmaid dress? In this article we break down our big and small screen favourites. Read on to see if yours made the cut. read more

posted on 26th Aug 2016

The wedding cake is one of the highlights of any wedding day. Many go for the traditional three-tiered wedding cake, in snowy white, but some wedding planners like to pick something a little more alternative. Below, we’ve rounded up our top ten favourite quirky wedding cake designs. 1. The Little Mermaid Were you a Disney […] read more

posted on 19th Aug 2016

An era synonymous with great strides in invention, new ideas about art, music and fashion, and of course the great woman herself, Queen Victoria, Britain’s longest reigning monarch. The Victorian themed wedding has never waned in popularity, whether you have a bit of Victorian Gothic in mind, or you’re after recreating a royal extravaganza, the […] read more

posted on 12th Aug 2016

The drinks your guests receive at your wedding venue will set the tone for the day. Bright, colourful and original cocktails will get everyone excited about what else might be coming, while carefully chosen ingredients can help to complement your theme and your style. A Practical Wedding says, “like everything else about your wedding, the drinks you […] read more

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posted on 5th Aug 2016

Parklands covered in a carpet of golden brown leaves, days when a distinct chill grips the air and all the signs that signal the year is coming to a close. Autumn is indeed a magical time, and if you’re having a wedding, it is one of the most inspirational seasons to really let your imagination […] read more

posted on 29th Jul 2016

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