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Category: Planning a wedding

Wivenhoe House Wedding Open Morning 15th July 10:00am-1:00pm Colchester

Looking forwards to our first ever Wedding Open Morning, view our beautiful new wedding Gazebo and stunning wedding spaces. All those who attend will also receive a FREE glass of bubbles, and  be entered into our PRIZE DRAW to WIN a romantic stay for two here at Wivenhoe House Hotel. ....

Melissa D_138358 Latest By Melissa D yesterday. 0 0 0 0

Category: Wedding venues

a wedding venue to suit my WHOLE family

Hello!!!!  I've been engaged for nearly 5 years and my Husband and I have FINALLY decided to tie the knot! My hubby (to be) really wants an outdoor wedding and I would love to get married somewhere a bit glamorous, like a beautiful hotel or stately home. Our kids (7 ....

Tartare S_137318 Latest By Tartare S 2 weeks ago. 2 4 0 0

Category: Planning a wedding

How do i decide who to invite to my wedding

I recently got engaged and im in the early stages of planning our wedding but me and my H2B are having a hard time trying to choose who to invite. We have a relatively small budget, and are both terrified of upsetting our friends and family who don't get an ....

Tartare S_137318 Latest By Tartare S 2 weeks ago. 2 4 0 0

Category: Planning a wedding

Band or DJ?

Hi there, Im a B2B planning my wedding for late September this year. Me and my H2B are totally torn on whether to get a Band or DJ for our wedding. We like the 'coolness' of a band but also want the fun of dancing to some classic cheesy tunes. ....

Laura C_137317 Latest By Laura C 3 weeks ago. 3 8 0 0

Category: Planning a wedding

Engagement Party! yes or no?

I'M ENGAGED!! I'm so excited and absolutely thrilled to be engaged, we've only told a handful of people so far (mainly family) but the question is do we have an engagement party? if so who do we invite? I have no idea how any of this sort of thing works ....

Laura C_137317 Latest By Laura C 3 weeks ago. 2 8 0 0

Category: Planning a wedding

Hen Do ideas- any suggestions?

Hi, everyone!  My best friend has just become engaged and has made me her Maid of Honour.  She's given me the job of planning her hen-do which I am super excited about but have absolutely no idea where to start! There's four bridesmaid's, myself and the groom's sister, I'd also ....

Ashley Allen_137251 Latest By Ashley A 10 May 2017. 3 13 0 0

Category: Wedding venues

Scottish Vintage Wedding Advice!

Hi everyone, My h2b and I are having a vintage 1920's themed wedding in July next year (2018). We are hoping to get married in Scotland as it's where I'm originally from (we now both live in Manchester).  Does anyone know of any historical venues with a bit of character? ....

Erin M_137250 Latest By Erin M 10 May 2017. 4 12 1 0

Category: Wedding venues

Can someone please help me choose a wedding venue?

My fiancé and I got engaged a couple of weeks ago, but I feel completely overwhelmed as to what type of wedding venue to choose. I had a quick look, but I didn't realize how many different types / variety there were! We've put together a rough guest list (ultimately, ....

Lady Pear Nelly P Latest By Lady P 10 May 2017. 6 82 0 0

Category: Planning a wedding

Honeymoon destination advice

Me and my fiance cannot agree on where to go on our honeymoon. She would love a nice hot climate with plenty of beaches, whereas as I much prefer to explore cities. We've both got two weeks booked off work straight after our wedding so long haul flights not an ....

Lucy Wilson_137247 Latest By Lucy W 10 May 2017. 6 23 0 0

Category: Planning a wedding

Do you need wedding insurance?

Hi everyone! I've now finished planning my wedding, all I have left to do is the pay the suppliers in full. I've had one thought that didn't even cross my mind, wedding insurance! Has anyone else taken this out? Is it expensive? The reason I ask is that I've already ....

Emma P Latest By Emma P 30 March 2017. 6 27 0 0

Category: Planning a wedding

When did you start planning your wedding?

A friend of mine has recently got in engaged and we were debating how long it should take to plan a wedding. She is looking at two years in advance which in my opinion this seems way to far in the future. I understand booking a wedding venue as this ....

Laura G Latest By Laura G 30 March 2017. 4 54 0 0

Category: Planning a wedding

Sit down meal vs. buffet

Hi everyone! I just wanted opinions on catering options for a wedding. I always thought that it is expected for a wedding to have a sit down meal. However, I do not feel this would really fit with our theme. We have large number of guests and the theme is very laid-back, ....

Holly Smith Latest By Holly S 30 March 2017. 5 38 0 0

Category: Flowers

Real flowers - to be or not to be?

I wanted to know other peoples thoughts on real flowers. I think they are one of the biggest elements of the big day, as these will appear in almost all of your wedding photos! However I appreciate dependent on other peoples priorities these can form a large part of any ....

Emma P Latest By Emma P 22 March 2017. 3 13 0 0

Category: Wedding suppliers

How did you find the perfect dress?

Probably the most important decision in this entire process, finding the perfect dress! I have honestly not started looking yet. It was hard enough finding the perfect venue, but that has now completely been eclipsed by the dress! Where do I start? Should I go to bridal boutique? How does ....

admin Latest By admin 22 March 2017. 4 26 1 0

Category: Season

Can a winter wedding work?

Hi, I was wondering if anyone was thinking about a winter wedding or has had one? My fiance will be out of the country in the summer and won't be back until late October. I was wondering if a December wedding would work or will Christmas just get in the ....

Jay S Latest By Jay S 22 March 2017. 2 9 0 0

Category: Planning a wedding

How did you budget for your special day?

Happy New Year everyone! The joys of getting married-the cost! It's alarming that the average cost of a wedding the UK is £25,000, but it soon all adds up. I'd about halfway through my wedding planning, tying the knot in December this year. I'm really after any tips or DIY ....

Sandy O Latest By Sandy O 13 February 2017. 4 41 1 0

Category: Table Plan

How did you organise your seating plan?

I'm in the final stages of planning our wedding. I think I may also have left one of the harder decisions slightly last minute-the dreaded seating plan. It didn't dawn on me the complicated process of remembering old family feuds and who has has requested to sit with who. The ....

Emma P Latest By Emma P 13 February 2017. 3 45 1 0

Category: Planning a wedding

What gifts shall I get for the bridesmaids and groomsmen?

The countdown is on until my big day and with just 1 month to go, I am completely stuck with appropriate gifts for the groomsmen and bridesmaids. The wedding party is made up of all of our closest friends and it has been left up to me to find the ....

Isabelle O Latest By Isabelle O 13 February 2017. 2 19 0 0

Category: Wedding venues

Can anybody recommend five star hotels in London to hold a civil ceremony?

Hi everyone, I was looking for recommendations for five star hotels in London to host my wedding? I thought it best to ask here as I can see this site specialize sin this. Me and my husband to be are looking for a civil ceremony in Autumn in 2018. We ....

Daisy F Latest By Daisy F 30 January 2017. 2 18 0 0