Thursday, 17 August 2017

Wedding Planner Scam

Thankfully, stories like the one below are extremely rare!

Read full story here

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/15/wedding-planner-leaves-brides-lurch-130000-scam/

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Wedding Tips - Employing a Wedding Videographer

Capturing Memories with a Wedding Video

http://www.countybride.co.uk/bath/weddings/wedding-videos/

A wedding celebration is truly an event where you want to be sure that every important moment is captured. After all, we are talking about probably the biggest day in the lives of the bride and the groom up to this point.

Having taken care of all the wedding arrangements, and having made sure everything is in place, as a bride or groom you want to be confident of being able to relive and enjoy the memories of the wedding day for years to come.

One of the best ways to capture all of your cherished memories is with a wedding video. There are a number of ways to obtain the shots that you want, whether you enlist a single videographer or hire a few people to do the recording for you. Because there will be so many things going on during your big day, you will not want to have to oversee the pictures and videos as well. This is why it can be important to choose just the right wedding video professional to help you get every shot that you desire.

Read more

Monday, 7 August 2017

Wedding Fayres


Below are details of just a few of the forthcoming Wedding Fayres to be found on the County Bride website. (email and web links can be accessed from the County Bride site)

NB:
It is advisable to contact the Wedding Fayre organiser to confirm dates and times.


16th August 2017
Wedding Open Evening
DoubleTree By Hilton Cadbury House

Frost Hill, Congresbury, Bristol BS49 5AD
6pm - 8pm
Alice Grant 01934 834343

3rd September 2017
Wedding Open Day
DoubleTree By Hilton Cadbury House

Frost Hill, Congresbury, Bristol BS49 5AD
11am - 3pm
Alice Grant 01934 834343

3rd September 2017
M-Shed Bristol Wedding Fayre
Whapping Road, Princes Wharf, Bristol BS1 4RN
11am - 3pm
David or Emma 01275 331188

10th September 2017
The Bristol Wedding Show
Ashton Court Mansion

Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9JN
11am - 3.30pm
Teresa & Darren 0843 2899 659

17th September 2017
Chipping Sodbury Town Hall
57-59 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol BS37 6AD
11am - 3pm
Wayne Smith 07723 347784

23rd & 24th September 2017
The Wedding Showcase
The Royal Bath and West Showground

Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN
10am - 4pm
Meghan Keates 07584 096

1st October 2017
The Marsh Farm Wedding Show
Coped Hall

Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire SN4 8ER
11am - 3pm
Natalie Lovett 01793 238921

8th October 2017
The Gloucestershire Wedding Show
Cheltenham Racecourse

Evesham Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4SH
11am - 4pm
Teresa & Darren 0843 2899 659

15th October 2017
Charlton House Somerset Wedding Fayre
Charlton Road, Shepton Mallet, Near Glastonbury, Somerset BA4 4PR
11am - 3pm
David or Emma 01275 331188

Visit the Wedding Fayres  pages of County Bride for a full list of regularly updated Fayres and Open Evenings. Also, find a complete list of wedding services for Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, SE Wales and Wiltshire including Chair Covers, Wedding Photographers, Marquee Hire, Hen & Stag, Wedding Cakes, Florists, Wedding Caterers, Wedding Venues, Wedding Receptions, Wedding Videos ...and many more.

Friday, 4 August 2017

First Antartic Wedding

British couple to marry in first Antarctic wedding

For anyone living or holidaying in many parts of Europe at the moment where 'extreme' temperatures are in the 40's, this story must seem rather refreshing.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-40618924

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Roles & Duties: The Best Man

Roles & Duties: The Best Man

A supporting role to the groom. A position of huge responsibility that should not be undertaken or indeed offered lightly. His duties include:
The arrangement of the Stag Party (this should not be the night before the wedding)
Ensuring a punctual and sober arrival of the groom at the wedding venue.
Issuing of Buttonholes.
Issuing of Orders of Service.
Organising the seating with the wedding venue.
Responsibility for the bringing of rings to the wedding venue.
Presenting rings to the clergyman when required.
Witnessing the signing of the register.

Organisation of the Ushers.
Payment of Church fees on behalf of the groom.
Escorting the chief bridesmaid down the aisle.
Organising the transport from the ceremony to the reception.
'Best man' speech at the reception.
Reading out any telegrams and messages.


Thursday, 20 July 2017

Planning Your Wedding: 4 - 2 months before

Planning your Wedding: 4 - 2 months before.
(not necessarily in the order shown)

* Book Wedding Night Accommodation
* Select a Hairdresser and Beautician for the Wedding Day and book Trial Sessions
* Inform Caterers and Reception Venue of final numbers
* Organise Stag and Hen parties
* Purchase Going Away Outfits and honeymoon Clothes
* Assist in selecting Mother-of-the-Bride Outfits


View full planning guide

http://www.countybride.co.uk/gloucestershire/wedding_planning/

Friday, 14 July 2017

First Dance - Warning

The 'First Dance' at a wedding is a tradition where the 'guest of honour' (the newlyweds) take to the floor to open the dancing after the wedding reception.

Warning:
If you opt for a rehearsed, choreographed dance, make sure you choose a routine you are comfortable with.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-40598537
Read the story here

Thursday, 6 July 2017

South West Marquees

SOUTH WEST MARQUEES are a family run business with over 20 years experience supplying Frame and Traditional Style Marquees.

A vast range of complimentary furniture and equipment ensures your day is special in every way.

https://southwestmarquees.co.uk/

Friday, 30 June 2017

Is this really a tradition?

The saying goes that to guarantee a successful marriage, every wedding should feature something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue - and, according to some, a sooty chimney sweep.

Read more

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/chimney-sweep-wedding-ceremonies-tradition-uk-soot-kevin-geddings-crawley-west-sussex-king-george-a7814746.html

Friday, 23 June 2017

Wedding Tips - Mobile or Outside Bars

Mobile or Outside Bars....
It goes without saying that one of the first things many wedding guests will look for as they arrive at a reception is the fastest way to get to the bar. If you have a wedding planned that is in a unique or outdoor location, you might want to look into hiring mobile or outside bars for all of your beverage service needs.

Read more

http://www.countybride.co.uk/bristol/weddings/mobile-bars/

Thursday, 15 June 2017

A Class Brides

A Class Brides - Award Winning Bridal Retailer

Choose your perfect Bridal Gown from our Stunning range of Designers from all over the world to suit your taste and budget.

We also have a wide collection of Bridesmaids Dresses, in an exciting array of colours, with accessories to compliment your chosen gown.

Visit the website

http://www.aclassbrides.co.uk/

Friday, 9 June 2017

Candidate voting bride

This bride probably wasn't too happy when a snap election was called for June 8th.
You see, she was also standing as a candidate!
View story here

http://metro.co.uk/2017/06/08/general-election-candidate-gets-married-then-votes-in-her-wedding-dress-6695104/