Thursday, 27 February 2020

Stolen wedding photos turn up after 35 years

A stunned couple have finally seen a series of photographs of their wedding taken 35 years ago - after a roll of film stolen during the reception was found.

Mick, 60, and Tracey Hepworth, 55, were left devastated when thieves took a handbag containing a roll of film shot by a relative during their wedding in 1985.

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Monday, 24 February 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.

1st March 2020
M-Shed Wedding Fayre
Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN
11am - 3pm
David or Emma 01275 331188

7th & 8th March 2020
The Wedding Showcase
The Bath and West Showground

Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN
10am - 3pm
Meghan Keates 07584 096877

15th March 2020
The Church Of The Immaculate Conception
7 Marine Hill, Clevedon, Bristol BS21 7PP
2pm - 6pm
Sean Sloan 01749 681395

29th March 2020
The Wiltshire Wedding Expo at:
Alexandra House

Whittingham Drive, Wroughton, Swindon SN4 0QJ
11am - 3pm
The Whitewed Directory 01793 238921

2nd April 2020
Open Evening
Alexandra House

Whittingham Drive, Wroughton, Swindon SN4 0QJ
11am - 3pm
Charlotte 01793 819027

5th April 2020
Corsham Town Hall
High Street, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 OEZ
11am - 3pm
Sean Sloan 01749 681395

19th April 2020
The Wiltshire Hotel
Vastern Wharf, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire SN4 7PB
12noon - 3pm
The Whitewed Directory 01793 238921

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, 21 February 2020

Planning Your Wedding: 12-8 months before

Planning Your Wedding: 12-8 months before - or as soon as possible.
(not necessarily in the order shown)

* Book your Photographer and/or Videographer
* Visit Wedding Fayres
* Choose a Colour Scheme
* Browse for Dresses for the Bride and Bridesmaids and Male Outfits
* Browse for the Wedding Rings
* Select and Book a Toastmaster
* Book Wedding Cars/ Carriage
* Contact Travel Agents for Honeymoon Destination ideas
* Organise Music/ Entertainment for the Wedding Reception and Party
* Book the Firework Display
* For Register Office Weddings give Notice of Marriage
   (Allow 17 clear days before wedding date)

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Distant Thunder Fireworks

Distant Thunder Fireworks:

Amaze your guests with a Dazzling Firework Display by leading pyrotechnics company.

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Friday, 7 February 2020

Wedding fears over coronavirus

Weddings don't always go exactly to plan, but as coronavirus infections continue to rise, one celebration went ahead without the bride and groom.

Singapore couple Joseph Yew and his wife Kang Ting returned from a trip to China just days before their wedding.

When guests expressed concerns about attending, the couple found a way to allay their fears.

The bride and groom stayed away, instead live streaming themselves into a venue full of friends and family.

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Friday, 31 January 2020

Police Dog Finds Lost Ring

A police dog tracked down a wedding ring thrown out by a man after a row with his wife.

German shepherd Odin, six, found the lost band "in seconds" on a grass verge in Harborne, Birmingham.

Officers had pulled over after spotting the man and a friend "acting suspiciously" in Northfield Road at about 02:00 GMT on Saturday.

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Friday, 24 January 2020

Orchardleigh House

Orchardleigh House & Estate is a truly romantic Wedding Venue. It is set in 550 acres of parklands and lakes and boasts a magnificent Victorian Stately Home, an Island Church, 18-hole Golf Course and ample accommodation.

Orchardleigh is licensed to hold civil ceremonies in the House for 144 guests and banqueting in the House for up to 165 guests. A superb stylish marquee will accommodate up to 1,000 guests.


Friday, 17 January 2020

Hatherley Manor Hotel

Hatherley Manor is a 17th century manor house set in 37 acres of mature grounds and gardens for those once in a life time photographs. We have five beautiful and individual suites, which can cater for 12 - 300 guests, all of which are licensed for civil marriage ceremonies as well as our outdoor Pavilion.

Hatherley Manor specialises in weddings, and prides itself on its superb reputation. Its first-class service, attention to detail and excellent cuisine makes it the ideal venue for a perfect wedding. Every wedding is individual to us, from your first consultation with our experienced wedding co-ordinator to on-the-day precision of our expert team.


Thursday, 9 January 2020

Catherine Miller

Exclusive Wedding Gowns by Catherine Miller.....

Catherine Miller is a Silk & Lace Specialist Dress Designer providing a professional & personal service.

Visit the website

Thursday, 2 January 2020

New Year Wedding Fayres

Another year - and exciting times for couples planning their big day.

Wedding Fayres and Open Days start again in ernest this weekend. 'Local' exhibitors will be present, ready to answer questions and share their expertise.

County Bride Events

Friday, 20 December 2019


Spaceintense supply traditional marquees and high peaked modular tents with a complete range of accessories.

From the initial consultation our personal approach is dedicated to creating your venue of choice, furnished to your specification.

Visit our website and let us create magic for you.

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Stonehouse Court Hotel

The wonderfully atmospheric 17th century 𝐒𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐇𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐥 is situated in six acres of secluded grounds and stunning gardens.

The hotel provides the perfect venue for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions of all sizes for up to 120 guests.