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All the latest wedding news for couples getting married in the East Midlands, along with bridal fashion and beauty inspiration and honeymoon ideas.
In the historic part of Lincoln Bailgate, The Lincoln Hotel boasts perfect views of Lincoln Cathedral – the only venue to have such a sight in the area! The hotel has a large outside area perfect for the arrival drinks and canapés post-ceremony. Whether couples are looking for a big white wedding or an intimate affair, inside the hotel offers elegant reception rooms. The Tennyson suite, the perfect room for large or intimate ceremonies, is decorated to suit any colour scheme and can hold up to 100 loved ones. Post-vows, the Cathedral Suite – for up to 150 – is a beautiful, bright reception room with stunning views. When choosing this big-day venue, couples will have an on-hand wedding planner, free tasting session, and all packages include accommodation on their special day.
Posted: 29 November 2022
Brand new to the wedding scene, April & Bloom have a vision to redefine wedding gifting, by providing a range of elegant gifts for engagements, the bride-to-be, bridal party proposals and for 'the morning of'. The luxe gifting brand promises on-trend products and 'insta-worthy' moments, through its carefully curated range of signature floral gift boxes, wedding planners & notebooks, bespoke gift box service and wedding favours. Filled with stylish products from a range of desirable brands – including Whispering Angel, Pale Fox, Charbonnel et Walker, Chalke Valley and more – April & Bloom's signature keepsake gift boxes are unlike anything on the market, and come adorned with preserved posies, all wrapped up with luxurious ribbons and bows for those precious "wow" wedding moments. There are 13 signature keepsake gift boxes available from the April & Bloom website (aprilandbloom.uk), in blush, cream and neutral colour schemes.
Posted: 28 November 2022
Go For Macrame Wall is offering 20 per cent off final order prices when couples purchase bespoke creations in December. The company offers high-quality handmade decorations and macrame wedding accessories, including little napkin wraps, tablerunners, chair covers, bouquet wraps, badminton nets that are great for wedding games and large centrepieces.Owner Monika Strzelec has spent years gaining experience and skills to achieve her showstopping work – she's received great reviews from couples. Monika says, "In the last couple of years, I've joined many teams of local suppliers for styled shoots to learn about the wedding industry and get plenty of ideas for future creations."
Posted: 24 November 2022
Creating the perfect tablescape to bring that wow factor is an important part of your wedding. But how does winter change things? Here, Suzanne Pearce from the interior experts Casa Bella offers some tips. Planning the aesthetic and decoration for your wedding is an exciting task, but it can be tricky to know how to adapt to the seasons when you are having a winter wedding, as so many classic wedding tablescapes are inspired by floral summer designs. But there's still plenty that you can do to incorporate the seasons and make your wedding table look as beautiful and atmospheric as you like. The added drama of seasonal foliage and scenery can add a whole new level to your winter wedding, and can make for some truly memorable photos. Here, we'll show you how you can create a beautiful winter wedding tablescape that's personal to you and your partner.
Posted: 22 November 2022
Sawcliffe Manor is a historic country house and farm located on the site of a Medieval village and a gateway to a 400 acre nature reserve in North Lincolnshire. Jam-packed full of history and quirkiness, Sawcliffe Manor and its three charming cottages sleeps up to 50 guests. One of its most distinctive features is a giant yurt, one of the biggest in the UK, that houses unforgettable special occasions, from intimate weddings and hen parties to bohemian dinners and disco nights. Blessings can take place in a 17th-century dovecot chapel for a candlelit atmospheric setting or the giant yurt for more of a playful and rustic vibe. The wedding can be celebrated in the yurt or The Old Dairy, the latter is an authentic banqueting space that can seat up to 100 people in a magnificent Medieval setting with oak beams overhead and an open wall to connect to the nature outside.
Posted: 22 November 2022
Choosing your wedding dress is only part of the story when it comes to styling your big day. In order to achieve a coordinated look, it's important to think about what the men who make up the wedding party will be wearing. What you choose will ultimately come down to the style of wedding you're planning, the location and of course the time of year. Here Cliff Bashforth, MD of Colour Me Beautiful shares with us his advice on how to ensure that they not only look the part but feel comfortable too. Do not overlook the men who will be at your wedding. What they choose, or you tell them, to wear must complement what you are wearing and be consistent with the rest of the bridal party. A little guidance on colour and fit will ensure that they, too, look the part and feel comfortable.
Posted: 18 November 2022
Following the retirement of Robert Sanders in March 2022, Helen Kirk is very excited to be the first non-family member to carry the Sanders family business into new premises and ownership. After working with Sanders Menswear 90-yearold family business since 2002, she's pleased to confirm that they're continuing as agents of Peter Posh and are now bringing in an even wider selection into the store to view and try on. The team will continue offering Cameron Ross for their highland wear as well as making their formal hire range available to clients for the first time.
Posted: 17 November 2022
Set in 30 acres of grounds and award-winning landscaped gardens, The Petwood Hotel is set in the charming village of Woodhall Spa on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The hotel is only half an hour away from the historic city of Lincoln, deep in the heart of Bomber County, and boasts AA rosette dining.From the home of an Edwardian Baroness to the former Oficers' Mess of 617 Squadron, the Dambusters, the hotel has been a home from home for everyone who has walked through its doors. The private-use Woodland Suite is ideal for larger ceremonies and receptions of up to 150 guests, while couples can have smaller gatherings in the historic Squadron Bar (16), Petwood Suite (60 for receptions) or Garden Room overlooking the gardens (for up to 30).
Posted: 15 November 2022
Here at County Wedding Magazines HQ, there's nothing we love more than our real wedding features - and we couldn't do them without you! If you would like to see your wedding grace the pages of one of our County Wedding Magazine titles, featured across four whole page, then please do get in touch! Grand and big-budget extravaganzas, to small and intimate I dos, themed from beginning to end, or personalised with a sentimental touch - we want to hear about them all!
Posted: 14 November 2022
Guests at Sawcliffe Manor can now take some much-needed pampering time and feel like royalty, thanks to the addition of a Milk Bath Treatment in the Natural Spa. A giant copper tub filled with cow's milk and calendula offers a wonderful experience that will soothe and moisturise skin. The proteins, fat, vitamins, minerals and lactic acid in the milk soaks into the skin while exfoliating dead skin cells. For those with skin conditions such as psoriasis or eczema, this treatment is known for relieving any irritation. The addition of the flowers isn't just to look pretty but to provide anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antimicrobial properties to calm redness and ease skin discomfort.
Posted: 10 November 2022
We all love a wedding! After two years of covid and postponed big-days, 2022 was a bumper year for nuptials with more taking place than ever! The team at Fenwick has delved into the true cost of attending weddings that aren't your own. Have you ever wondered how much the average person spends? By surveying 1,000 people, the study reveals how much Brits are spending on each wedding they attend.
Posted: 9 November 2022
Set in 38 acres of rolling parkland, Kilworth House is an elegant venue located in the heart of rural Leicestershire. With breathtaking views, expansive grounds, fine dining, luxurious accommodation and an outdoor theatre, what's not to love about this property? The hotel lies at the end of an inviting tree-lined approach that leads guests through the tranquil grounds to the well-maintained lawns and south-facing façade. Guests will love exploring the parklands and woodland areas, which create gorgeous backdrops to photographs.
Posted: 8 November 2022
It's fair to say that cake is a universal dessert - from birthdays, weddings and anniversaries there's no better way to celebrate an important occasion than with cake. The best part about this yummy dessert is that it can be enjoyed at any time, whether it's after lunch or dinner, or if you're feeling adventurous - maybe even for breakfast! Everyone has their favourite flavours, their go-to for any celebration and this is why this wonderful delicacy has become customary for all kinds of events. Quite simply because it tastes great and is guaranteed to hit the spot! Cake is truly the best dessert, but did you know the way you cut your cake can actually say a lot about your personality traits? The cake connoisseurs at Sponge.co.uk have revealed what your cake-cutting etiquette says about you. From the traditional slice, to using props in a weird and wonderful way – this list will be sure to keep you thinking for when you next cut into your next spongey treat.
Posted: 7 November 2022
Whether you're a wedding guest or it's your own big day, sore feet and rubbing heels can get in the way of you having the time of your life on the dancefloor. With these five top tips from Rachel Clinkard — of family-run shoe company Charles Clinkard — you can give your feet some more TLC during wedding season. Weddings are some of the most memorable days of our lives, so it's important that we enjoy these special occasions without the distraction of sore feet or painful shoes. However, from dancing the night away to that all-important walk down the aisle, we tend to be on our feet all day. To help you stay comfortable and celebrate into the small hours, here are five of my top tips for looking after your feet at weddings.
Posted: 4 November 2022
Located in Derbyshire, Pippa Collins Photography now offers beautiful bespoke wedding albums and owner Pippa Collins couldn't be more excited. She says, "The albums can be made from more than 60 stunning colour and fabric options. Clients will be able to display and preserve your photographs to look back on for years to come."The company creates beautiful and natural images, while capturing the raw emotions at each event. With a passion for candid photos with lots of laughter and a love for detail, Pippa works with lovebirds to highlight memorable and intimate moments.
Posted: 3 November 2022
When it comes to planning your wedding the team at Colour Me Beautiful knows only too well that dressing your bridesmaids for your big day can be beset with difficulties. Here Cliff Bashforth sets out his advice on how to avoid the pit falls. It is an honour to be a bridesmaid, and often those you have asked will be as excited as you are. Shopping for bridesmaids' outfits can be a fun experience for you all, although you will need a clear idea of what you want them to look like because they will frame you in your wedding photographs. Happy bridesmaids make good photographs, so ensuring they are comfortable in what they are wearing will guarantee everyone is radiant on the day.
Posted: 2 November 2022
Set in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Portland Functions is a beautiful woodland venue that caters for indoor and outdoor weddings. Ceremonies and receptions are held on the stunning Portland Charity 32 acre woodland campus. All funds raised through weddings go directly back into the charity, which provides fulfilling futures for people with disabilities. The venue provides the most spectacular backdrop for stunning images; photographers will be spoilt for choice when picking backdrops.
Posted: 1 November 2022
It's not always easy to decide on your wedding theme, and searches for 'wedding ideas' have seen a +23% increase in the past twelve months. To offer some inspiration, thortful.com have collated the best dream wedding ideas for each star sign! Perhaps you're a Taurus, and would love to be married in a mansion, or a Leo dreaming of a castle wedding? astrologer, Inbaal Hongiman, to reveal the dream wedding for each star sign in order to provide some inspiration for those planning their big day.
From Leos' wanting to get married in an opulent castle to Sagittarius' eloping on a beach, here are the weddings each star sign dreams of having
Posted: 28 October 2022
StemGem Events is a family-run business that specialises in bespoke outdoor events with a twist. During Summer 2022, the team will be offering some amazing offers to help couples create their dream wedding. The company's canvas pole tents are handmade locally and can transform any outdoor space while providing the perfect shelter for either daytime or evening occasions. The team can turn any location into an ideal venue for weddings, parties or corporate events. The company not only offers tents, but an outdoor dancefloor, stage rigging, tables, chairs and lights. As well as this, the team works alongside other companies to offer food, entertainment and DJ services to provided the complete package for all occasions.
Posted: 27 October 2022
Set within acres of beautiful countryside, Swancar Farm Country House is a stunning venue that boasts a mixture of rustic charm and elegance spaces. From the moment couples make their way along the sweeping driveway, they'll fall in love with the the private grounds that are entirely exclusive to couples on their special day. The picturesque grounds provide the perfect setting for wedding photography and couples can enjoy the beautiful lawns and rural surroundings with a glass of fizz, while their photographer captures magical moments. Exchange vows surrounded by chandeliers, exposed beams and fragrant flowers in The Gallery with 100 people, or The Glass Barn for 100 guests with an additional 20 people standing. This light and airy space is the latest addition to the venue and can be easily transformed for drinks receptions after the "I dos".
Posted: 25 October 2022
Anxious brides and grooms-to-be have been offered top tips on beating their wedding nerves and getting a good night's sleep ahead of their all important day. The fitted furniture experts at Online-Bedrooms.co.uk have provided their tips to those who are likely to be overcome by nerves, affecting their sleep. Among the nerve-busting tips are incorporating sleep inducing scents into your room, planning a pre-bed workout and avoiding spicy foods. Nic Shacklock, from Online-Bedrooms.co.uk said: "Pre-wedding nerves often lead to a lack of sleep ahead of what is regarded as the most important day of many people's lives.
Posted: 24 October 2022
BBC Two's Master of Ceremonies will see eight wedding planners battle it out to prove they are Britain's next best wedding expert as they design spectacular ceremonies for six couples. Dragons' Den star Sara Davies, First Dates favourite Fred Sirieix and wedding industry expert Raj Somaiya will be the judges and mentors - overseeing the planners as they create dream weddings for our couples. Throughout the competition they will send home the weakest planner until just two remain in the final where the planners will face one final challenge to decide who will be crowned the winner.
Posted: 21 October 2022
The Dower House Hotel is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Nestled in the trees opposite The Bracken Course at the Woodhall Spa Golf Club, the hotel offers a private and tranquil setting for beautiful weddings. Currently undergoing refurbishment, the venue is getting a complete makeover. The Function Suite was first on the list and is now an elegant space with cool grey tones and neutral fabrics. The public areas are nearly complete retaining the country house charm but with a more modern flair. With the addition of the beautiful Wedding Dressing Room last year, the property has everything needed for memorable events.
Posted: 20 October 2022
As the trend for table scaping grows - a trend we love here at CWM HQ - your wedding day is the perfect time to create stunning table displays for dining in style! Whichever trend your wedding table décor follows, iconic British cutlery brand, Viners®, has cutlery in an array of styles, shapes and finishes to complete your look. Steeped in British heritage, the much-loved brand's elegant and durable cutlery is made from the finest materials, with a guarantee of excellence across all products.
Posted: 19 October 2022
Nestled on the edge of the peaceful Elkesley village, The Old Vicarage is conveniently located with direct access to the A1 – perfect for guests travelling in. The venue is set within five acres of wooded grounds, divided by the shallow River Poulter, and is the perfect space for photographic opportunities. Couples get access to the property from Friday to decorate the wedding spaces to make their day extra special. Upon entering the venue, couples are blown away by the beautiful oak hallway and doors bearing the trademark of Mousey Thompson, the famous Yorkshire wood carver.
Posted: 18 October 2022