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New for summer 2022, South Place Hotel has partnered with cutting edge wellness brand Get A Drip to create the ultimate East London party experience, Retox to Detox. Ideal for a fun-filled hen party in the capital, the stay begins with expertly crafted cocktails at the hotel's 3 Bar and dinner at the contemporary British restaurant, South Place Chop House. Guests can take advantage of an in-room party guide, with recommendations for the best bars and clubs in the area, before heading out on the town for a night to remember...
Posted: 28 June 2022
Macmillan's new collection of wedding favours are beautifully crafted and are a great way to thank guests, honour absent friends and raise money for the growing number of people living with cancer in the UK. new range this year includes something to suit every taste, including a variety of cultural and religious favours and rainbow pin badges. 100% of the profits of every wedding favour purchase from Macmillan's shop will help the charity to continue doing whatever it takes to support the millions of people living with cancer across the UK.
Posted: 27 June 2022
Wedding season is here and to mark the occasion Cameo, the celebrity engagement platform, has analysed data from the site over the past 12 months, finding star James Buckley as the most booked when it comes to helping a couple pop the big question, nail a cheeky hen/stag party video, or to help deliver the perfect message for a wedding gift. Buckley, known best for his performance as Jay Cartwright in the hit comedy series The Inbetweeners has been involved in hundreds of wedding-related Cameo messages, making him the most booked celeb on the platform across all three occasions (engagements, stag / hen parties, wedding gifts).
Posted: 25 June 2022
Many couples plan their wedding down to even the most minute of details, but ethical jewellery experts at Ingle & Rhode understand that unfortunately no one's big day goes exactly as planned. You may forget something at home, some guests may be late or the day just might not be going how you envisioned it. That's why the team at Ingle & Rhode are giving their advice on what to do if your wedding day doesn't go exactly how you thought it would as well as providing tips on planning ahead with things like photography and weather - we do live n the UK after all!
Posted: 24 June 2022
The Photography Show & The Video Show is launching its first ever Wedding Album of the Year competition to celebrate the best of the best from all around the country; showcasing the talent and craft of professional photographers and album makers in the UK and championing the power of print. There's nothing like a beautifully designed and presented wedding album to immortalise a couple's special day - a permanent and tangible reminder of those happy memories and moments, to be enjoyed for years to come. Wedding Album of the Year will celebrate these memories and the photographers that captured them.
Posted: 24 June 2022
Summer's here, and there's no better time to take a break from the wedmin in indulge in some serious R&R with your loved ones. From beautiful terraces to beer gardens and riverside-views, here's a round up new and best picks for al fresco dining and drinking in the capital to make the most of the sunshine this summer. Here at Your London Wedding magazine HQ we can't pick our favourite, so we're going on a round-robin of all of them, bottoms up... we'll see you there!
Posted: 23 June 2022
A stylish hotspot in the heart of London's King's Cross, luxury Grade II listed Great Northern Hotel is bringing back the glitz and glamour of the golden age of jazz with its Jazz & Negroni Nights – with the next event in this new series confirmed for the 28th June. Taking place from 6.30pm onwards, the buzzy GNH Bar and Terrace will offer vibrant live music and a delicious new signature Negroni menu - the perfect excuse to take a break from the wedmin and enjoy a pre- or post-wedding get-together!
Posted: 23 June 2022
According to a study by Hotels.com®, 2022 is the year to go bigger and bolder than ever when it comes to planning your hen/sten/stag do - we're all making up for lost time over the past two years! After 2020/21 nearlyweds had to reschedule a stag or hen party, this year revellers are using more holiday days and spending more money than ever to celebrate their friend's final months of unmarried life in style. The study found the average pre-wedding celebration now costs a whopping £242 compared to the more subtle cost of £150 in 2012. Nearly 47% of those surveyed believe that these pre-wedding celebrations have become more extravagant over the last decade, with 46% of travellers believing it's because people have been saving up and have larger budgets to spend on these special occasions over the pandemic.
Posted: 22 June 2022
London's new and most exciting food and drink festival, Savour London Food Festival, will be arriving at Royal Hospital Chelsea in London this summer on the 30th and 31st of July. Set in the floral wilderness of the historic Royal Hospital Chelsea, Savour is bringing you the food, the drink and the party as we host some of the most sought-after restaurants and bars the UK has to offer in one stunning venue. Sure to provide nearlyweds with much-needed wedding day culinary inspiration, expect to see revered culinary icons such as Covent Garden's Frenchie, the renowned Polpo Restaurants as well as the esteemed Salt Yard Group alongside the likes of the legendary Sumosan Twiga and the award-winning Chicken George ready to offer a truly exquisite and eclectic culinary experience.
Posted: 21 June 2022
Scotland could run out of kilts this summer with many suppliers already closing their books due to record demand. With two years of delayed weddings now able to go ahead, along with this year's planned ceremonies, the iconic ceremonial dress is in short supply meaning the unthinkable could happen; Scotland may actually run out of kilts! David Dalrymple of A1 Kilt Hire said, "We have never seen such a high level of demand for kilt hire. The pandemic has created a record number of wedding bookings for the summer; some people have been waiting since early 2020 to tie the knot, there's also those people who cancelled in 2021 plus couples who had always planned to get married in 2022 all trying to secure a kilt for their big day. Everyone needs one at the same time and although we've managed to accommodate all requests so far, others have already reached their capacity for the whole summer."
Posted: 20 June 2022
Over the past year, UK searches for 'first dance songs 2022' have increased by +1,300%, whilst searches for 'first dance ideas for non-dancers have increased by +300% showing that more couples are looking for inspiration. The first dance is likely to be one of the most memorable moments of your wedding, so naturally, newlyweds are determined to pick the most suitable song. A decision needs to be made whether to choose an old classic or maybe the new love song that's currently in the charts.
Posted: 19 June 2022
Launched in April 2020, Rebecca Arts is an online lifestyle platform offering hand-sourced ceramics and glassware. The collection is driven by contemporary and meaningful aesthetics which includes servewear and decorative household objects - perfecting for adding to your gift list! Made by skilled artisans and sold in small quantities, all products are curated with both appearance and function in mind. The selection of glassware features drinking tumblers made in Murano. Deriving from one of the most sought after and practiced forms of glass blowing, Murano glass promises the highest quality. The Floral Murano Tumblers are moulded with canes in a furnace to complete a striking look, ultimately adding a splash of colour to drinkware.
Posted: 18 June 2022
World Martini Day - which could also be James Bond day! - is on the 18th June. And whether you like it shaken like Mr Bond himself, or stirred for something different, wet or dry, however you like your favourite tipple celebrate with five Gin Martini cocktails from Aviation Gin, Cotswolds Dry Gin, Mermaid Gin, Pinkster Gin and Perthyn Low Alcohol Spirit. What's more, the following provides drinks-piration for wedding day cocktails you might want to try... here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we can't pick our fav! Bottoms up!
Posted: 18 June 2022
Author of new book Wedding Toasts 101 The Guide to the Perfect Wedding Speech, Pete Honsberger, walks the reader through the building blocks of making a great speech, anecdotes and advice from past weddings, and an easy-to-follow checklist to make sure you hit all your points. An essential read for the wedding couple and the bridal party, this humorous guide will take the fear out of public speaking - what's more you might even enjoy it!
Posted: 17 June 2022
From the gardens of Staffordshire to the streets of London and the Devonshire coast, it's not too late to plan a special treat for dad this Father's Day on the 19th June. Whether looking to mix up gifting with a bespoke travel guide or feeling the urge to splash out with a Michelin starred tasting menu, here are some suggestions from all corners of the UK on innovative ways to say thank you this year for their help in the wedding planning.
Posted: 16 June 2022
From psychics foretelling our destinies to horoscopes helping us judge relationship compatibility and career paths, our desire to seek guidance on life decisions continues to pick up pace. Whether you want answers about your upcoming nuptials, or you just want to get together with your loved ones and enjoy a day, then check out the UK's first Psychic Sisters Brunch which arrives in London this Spring at The Fable, nestled in the heart of Farringdon, London.
Posted: 16 June 2022
Newly launched Vin du Can, is a convenient single serve wine in a can perfect for al fresco drinking this summer at wedding celebrations. Whether it's on the day itself, or a pre- or post-wedding get-togethers, the range includes three varietals, Pale Rosé, French Sauvignon Blanc and Argentinian Malbec. All three are vegan friendly and packaged in aluminium cans which are fast to chill and 100% recyclable. The Vin du Can logo sits prominently at the front of the can and is surrounded by etched wine glasses and a number of these represent fun line drawings of people and animals.
Posted: 15 June 2022
In a bid to cut costs and create a more personal affair, more and more couples are opting for DIY drinks bars. Elliot Allison of Hawkes, London's first urban cidery, says: "More and more couples are opting to stock their own wedding bars, no doubt in a bid to save money where possible as the cost-of-living soars. And whilst stocking a bar isn't rocket science, it does take more thought than simply heading to your nearest cash & carry to buy a random mix of wine, beer and spirits. In fact, just like in all areas of wedding planning, failing to consider exactly what you want and the type of day you'd like guests to enjoy will likely lead to an expensive exercise in what not to do." Read on for Elliot's guide to the dos and don'ts of stocking your own wedding bar...
Posted: 14 June 2022
Spending by wedding guests has risen again this year as they enjoy a return to restriction-free ceremonies across the UK in 2022. New research from American Express reveals that British wedding goers will spend £883 on average to attend each wedding this year equating to £15.6 billion across the population, with guests spending more on accommodation, travel, outfits and hair, beauty & grooming compared to 2021. Of those who have or are planning to spend more on weddings this year, a third (33%) say this is because they want to celebrate with friends and family who they haven't seen as much due to the pandemic, while 27% say they are happier to spend more now that restrictions have been removed.
Posted: 13 June 2022
With wedding season now in full swing, brides and grooms to be will all agree that with so much to plan for, from clothes and shoes to flowers and photography, costs can soon escalate. But saying 'I do' doesn't mean you have to break the bank, Anita Naik, Consumer Editor at VoucherCodes.co.uk shares this brilliant money saving tip to help make your dream big day a little more cost effective... and it's all in the timing!
Posted: 11 June 2022
LIVE TRUE London, a trend-setting urban salon that puts your vision first, empowering you to be the best version of yourself that you can be - and when more do you need that then on your wedding day! Pop along to any of the three locations across London to experience the new summer menu: choose from a Luxury Marine Treatment & Blow Dry, or an Intensive Revitalising Treatment & Blow Dry to get your locks in tip top condition and summer wedding ready.
Posted: 10 June 2022
Coppa Club Tower Bridge, renowned for its iconic riverside setting with stunning panoramic views of the city, is delighted to announce a new look to its terrace in advance of their upcoming 'Summer of Escapism'. Channelling Riviera-vibes with an enviable outside area, a sloping white-washed wall will mark the entrance from where guests can walk through a beautiful whimsical flower tunnel, whisking them away to a terrace of sun kissed colours from bright Bougainvillea plants in plentiful terracotta pots, reams of twinkling festoon lights, palm trees taking centre stage and elegant pods to enjoy with friends come rain or shine – paired with a European menu and glass of rosé in hand, guests will be instantly transported to balmy holidays in the Mediterranean.
Posted: 9 June 2022
June is Pride month! Unbelievably, same-sex weddings are fairly new in the UK, having only become legal in 2014, so for LGBTQ+ couples planning their big day, it's about doing what feels right for you as a couple. Lisa Forde, wedding expert and founder of stationery favourites Tree of Hearts, said: "A wedding is all about celebrating your special love for one another so if anything that is deemed a 'wedding tradition' that doesn't make sense to you or feels outdated then you can simply ignore it.
Posted: 9 June 2022
Punch Room, one of London's most celebrated speciality cocktail bars, will re-open on 10th June 2022 with an innovative new menu concept created by bars manager Anthony Callegari. Located in the heart of Fitzrovia, within The London EDITION hotel, the award-winning bar is an intimate hangout for cocktail connoisseurs in the know. Following the successful opening of Punch Room at The Madrid EDITION last month, this new menu promises to continue EDITION's strides towards making punch sexy again. What better excuse to grab your loved ones and head out for a pre-wedding get together in London.
Posted: 7 June 2022
The UK's tastiest event is launching this summer and it's the perfect alternative for pre-wedding celebrations! Hen/stag or sten parties are great, but they can be a little too focused around alcohol and, although modern couples are pushing the boundaries when it comes to the big 'dos', they can still be incredibly expensive and not that much fun! Gather your BFF squad and head to the London Dessert Festival to make sure you have a day full of laughs and delicious food - what's not to love?
Posted: 6 June 2022