The National Wedding Show really is the place to be this Autumn folks. Discerning brides and grooms have been descending upon the highly successful and uber stylish wedding event for years now and there is reason behind the huge success of the show. The quite simply expanse of the event, with everything under one roof, it’s constantly evolving to encapsulate new trends and ideas. So we’re thrilled to be shouting from the rooftops, just how fabulous it’s going to be this year too. There is so much to see and do, you’ll be in wedding planning heaven.
Some of the incredible array of talented wedding exibitors include The Artisan Strawberry Van, Fetti & Box, Morgan & Thread, Hitch & Pooch, Party Pants and Victoria Lou Bridal to name a few. Plus big name luxe brands such as Lancôme, David’s Bridal, Riki Dalal, Katya Katya Shehurina and Ben Sherman. How exciting!
I don’t know about you but I love nothing more than securing a bargain, so you’ll be pleased to hear we have a brilliant offer just for YOU. Act quick and save with advance tickets…
Book tickets now and save on the door price! Book 2 tickets for £25 with code WWW17 here. T&Cs: Offer valid on standard tickets only. Ends Thursday prior to each show.
When and Where?
22-24 September 2017, Olympia London
29 September – 1 October 2017, NEC Birmingham
21-22 October, ExCeL London
28-29 October 2017, Manchester Central
Floral Inspiration Lab with Joseph Massie Flowers
It doesn’t get much better than learning a new skill and being surrounded by fragrant blousy blooms now does it? Well the floral workshop is certainly for you if you are a creative type with a passion for all things floral.
Take part in free floral workshops with the experts from the Joseph Massie floristry team. Featuring a selection of hands-on sessions covering buttonholes and corsages, you’ll leave with knowledge and insider tips from the Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal winning team.
*Manchester Central Only. Workshops are first come first serve on the day. Spaces are limited. Timetable can be found here.*
The catwalk is the perfect spot for style savvy couples on the hunt for outfit ideas, both for themselves and their fave people joining them in their wedding party. All shows host the renowned catwalk as quite frankly it’s a must see at the show and should be top of your list to settle down and enjoy the buzzing atmosphere.
The carefully curated catwalk shows feature the latest dresses, suits and accessories from a range of fantastic designers including Allure Bridals, Confetti Box, Riki Dalal, Berketex, David’s Bridal, Maggie Sottero, Nigel Rayment, Ben Sherman, Slaters, Young’s Hire and Rainbow Club. It’s the first stop for wedding day inspiration, pairing stunning dresses with on-trend hair, make-up and accessories.
*Catwalk shows take place 4 times each day. Seating is first come first serve. VIP ticket holders benefit from reserved seating at the session they choose upon booking a ticket.*
Make-up looks created by Lancôme (Olympia, NEC, Manchester) and LOLA Make-Up (ExCeL). Props provided by Confetti.co.uk.
I know you lovely lot love to get your craft on, which is why you’ll be hot footing it to The Inspiration Lab, with top trends and DIY aligned in perfect harmony, you’ll be in your element.
Get hands-on in the free DIY wedding workshops at the Inspiration Lab. With everything from calligraphy and paper cutting through to making your very own fascinator or pompom headband, you’ll leave feeling inspired, excited and armed with the knowledge to add a personal touch to your wedding.
*Olympia London, NEC Birmingham and ExCeL London. Content and timetables vary at each show. Spaces are limited and based on a first come first serve basis. Timetables can be found here.*
One of the brilliant aspects of The National Wedding Show has to be the ability to shop all of the very best designers, all under one roof. Saving time, ensuring efficient shopping and a stress free purchase.
Calling all guys! Get away from the crowds and make your way to the Grooms’ Room for a laid back shopping experience. With a curated collection of independent menswear labels including J. Fitzpatrick and Yardsmen, Cad & The Dandy proves that high end bespoke tailoring doesn’t always come with a hefty price tag.
*Olympia London only.*
What better way than to end the day on a high with a little treat?
Raise a glass and toast your wedding with all your bridal party in the Champagne Bar! It’s the perfect place to relax with your bridal party and chat through everything you’ve discovered at the show so far.
There is so much to see and do at The National Wedding Show, that I just couldn’t share it all in one feature. So for even more information on the show (unless if you fancy a surprise on the day of course) pop on over to their what’s on page for the low down. It’s always a good idea to note down the suppliers or events that you want to visit, to make sure you get all of your to do list checked off xo Lou
Images courtesy of Louise Bjorling Photography and Theo Cohen Photography
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