Tuesday, 4 August 2020

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.

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Monday, 27 July 2020

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)

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

13th September 2020
Holiday Inn Bristol Filton
Filton Road, Hambrook, Bristol BS16 1QX
11am - 3pm
Wayne 07723 347784

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.

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Couple hoping for third time lucky

A couple whose wedding was cancelled twice - by the Thomas Cook collapse and the coronavirus pandemic - are hoping to tie the knot finally in September.

Alice Williams and Luke Burrows, from Leicester, were due to get married in Cyprus in May, before coronavirus prevented them from saying their vows.

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Friday, 26 June 2020

Coronavirus: What are the rules on weddings?

Informative article as to the situation on weddings in England posted on the BBC website 23rd June 2020.

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Friday, 12 June 2020

County Bride Etiquette Pages - The Seating Plan

From County Bride's Etiquette Pages:
The Reception - Seating Plan

To avoid confusion it is essential to have a seating plan. Handwritten place cards - in the style of the invitation, numbers on tables and a plan of the room will help guests find their seat with the minimum of fuss. The ushers can be utilised to direct arriving guests to their table and help any who are having difficulty finding their seat. It may be a good idea to have a few extra places available for unexpected guests.

See more information here


Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Bride-to-be walks down supermarket aisle

A bride-to-be was walked down a supermarket aisle rather than a church aisle as her wedding was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Colleagues of Mandy Hamling, 42, decked out the Asda store in Leckwith, Cardiff, with balloons and banners to mark what would have been her big day with fiancé Michael Shire, 43.

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Sunday, 17 May 2020

The couples for whom love doesn't wait.

The coronavirus outbreak may have scuppered many wedding plans, but plenty of couples are still getting engaged. For many, lockdown has been both a bonding experience and a chance to get creative with proposals.

James French, 33, had originally planned a blockbuster marriage proposal. He was going to pop the question to his partner of six years, Becky Firth, during the holiday of a lifetime to Japan. He pictured it happening amongst the blossom.

Coronavirus put a stop to that. The holiday was cancelled.

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Saturday, 25 April 2020

All Occasions Vintage Car Hire


• A superb choice of spacious genuine vintage cars.
• A friendly, reliable and professional chauffeur service.
• Weddings and Civil Ceremonies are our speciality.

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Barrington Chauffeur Services

Barrington Chauffeur Services are a family run business offering classic car hire for weddings and have been established since 1987, having been present at over 4,000 weddings. It would be our pleasure to offer any advice that we can and assist with your wedding arrangements.

Our fleet includes coloured and ivory cars and we can offer Jaguars, Daimlers, Bentleys and Rolls Royces from the more modern to the traditional classic styles.

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Friday, 17 April 2020

Planning Your Wedding: 8-6 months before

* Order the Wedding Cake
* Order your Wedding Dress, Shoes and Accessories
* Select your Best Man and Attendants
* Book your Honeymoon
* Order your Wedding Stationery, (Invitations, Place-cards,
   Thankyou Cards and Order of Service)
* Order the Male Outfits
* Order the Bridesmaids Dresses
* Order Bridal Favours and Table Decorations
* Organise Wedding Balloon Supplier
* Check that your Passports are in order

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Thursday, 9 April 2020

Themed Weddings

Themed Weddings can be a Great Way to Tie The Knot.

Traditional weddings are gradually becoming less and less common with each passing year. While some people would never settle for anything less than a church wedding, for others stately homes, golf clubs, beaches or anywhere that has licensing or function capabilities are becoming increasingly popular. Furthermore adding your own unique spin on your big day adds that personal touch that will make your day even more special as you embark on the rest of your life with your new spouse. So here are just a handful of theme ideas you might consider for your big day.

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Friday, 3 April 2020

Warwickshire teacher gets class to help with proposal

A primary school teacher proposed to his girlfriend with the help of his class.

Tom Wayne and Cerys Jones, both 30, have been together for a year and a half, after they met at the same school, St Edward's Catholic Primary in Coleshill, Warwickshire.

Mr Wayne began rehearsing in December with his Year 5 class.

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