Attending a wedding show is a wonderful day out for you and your family. They are a great way to discover inspirational ideas about your forthcoming wedding as well allow you to interact with professionals one-on-one who can advise and help you to fulfil your dream wedding.
Most events are local wedding shows held at venues where you can consider holding your big day. Also, many venues hold wedding open days and showcases to allow you to get a real feel for the venue.
Some of the larger wedding shows, like County Wedding Events Signature shows, will hold demonstrations, entertaining fashion catwalk shows, offer free goody bags, exclusive offers and discounts and let you enter free prize draws and competitions.
Here’s some great forthcoming wedding events in your area and from further afield, that you might want to attend.
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Bailbrook House is hosting a Weddings and Celebrations Open Day on Saturday 28th January, 2023
The historical Bailbrook House is reached via a private tree-lined drive, at the end of which you'll be greeted by the hotel's handsome and impressive Georgian mansion-house facade. Made of stone in various shades of soft gold the building boasts intricate stonework including carved pillars, decorative stone flowers and pretty bows above the entranceway, it offers a memorable and grand setting for your big day. What's more, with 20 acres of grounds, you won't be short of picture-perfect backdrops for your couple's photoshoot.
Posted: 19 January 2023
Batch Country House is hosting a wedding show on Sunday 5th February, 2023
A comfortable home with a traditional farmhouse feel, Batch Country House boasts cosy lounge areas and ample space. An exclusive-use venue it only hosts one wedding per day. The venue's beautiful, award-winning, landscaped gardens overlook the Mendip Hills, and you'll find plenty of water features dotted around including ponds, waterfalls and fountains. Plus, the outdoor photo opportunities are endless and it's licensed for indoor and outdoor civil ceremonies.
This local lovely is hosting a wedding show on Sunday 5th February, 2023 between 11.30am and 3pm. It's your opportunity to take a look around and meet some fantastic local suppliers.
Posted: 29 December 2022
Somerset Registration Service has devised a special offering for Taunton Live & Pride Festival
Somerset Registration Service has devised a very special offering for Taunton Live & Pride festival goers this year – free mini ceremonies in the Wellbeing Zone, specially written for the occasion. You can even choose from a range of vows personalised for you on the spot. Couples young and old can have their love recognised, friends can celebrate their relationship or individuals can pledge to love and honour themselves. There's no need to book, just bring yourselves and some love! The ceremony team will be on hand to answer questions on how to go about tying the knot legally or booking a full-length celebration or vow renewal.
Posted: 23 June 2022
Wedding venue open day at Aldwick Estate
Join the team at Aldwick Estate on 16th January 2022, and experience the venue dressed for a fabulous, winter wedding. It'll be cold outside, but cosy inside, with flames dancing on the roaring log burner, string lights, lanterns, and flickering candles. If you're newly engaged or planning your wedding you won't want to miss this opportunity to explore the barns, vineyards, gardens, accommodation (and sip the latest wine). The Aldwick Team, along with catering partners, will be on hand to discuss your requirements, so head over and talk with them about what you need to make your day perfect. Admission is free. Doors open from 11am till 3pm. Before travelling to the event, please check Aldwick Estate's website for event updates.
Posted: 11 January 2022
We caught up with Meghan of The Wedding Emporium and The Big South West Wedding Fair to find out all about the amazing wedding fairs they have lined up – and to get her tips on how to make the most of the events! What are you looking forward to most about running your events again? Providing the couples of Bristol, Somerset and the surrounding areas with quality wedding fairs has been our job for more than seven years. We can't wait to get back into the swing of things: rallying up the best suppliers and creating enough wedding inspo to last a lifetime! The buzz at our events is always amazing, and we can't wait to begin chatting all things wedding again.
Posted: 31 August 2021
Join the team at Aldwick Estate for its wedding open day
Join the team at Aldwick Estate for its open day this September and enjoy exploring the beautiful venue dressed for a wedding. It's sure to be a great opportunity for newly engaged couples and those planning their wedding to tour this well-appointed venue, vineyards, gardens and accommodation (as well as sample the latest wine vintages). Meet the Aldwick team and catering partners, Cleverchefs, who stive to ensure that your big day is a five-star success. You'll have the chance to discuss your specific requirements with these passionate experts.
Posted: 5 August 2021
Looking for summer holiday ginspiration? You can now get that festival feeling without the wellies as Festivals of Gin launch across the UK! Warner Leisure Hotels has curated a series of events at all 14 of its properties across the UK, combining botanicals and live entertainment to give staycationers a gincredible getaway this summer. The group operates 14 luxury castles, manor houses and seaside getaways across the UK, and is set to bring together up to 30 gins at each of its indoor and outdoor festival bars. With old favourites such as Gordon's Gin, alongside artisan and craft gins such as Roku Gin from Japan and Brooklyn Gin from USA, the team has scoured the globe to hand pick the best on the market.
Posted: 6 July 2021
Love Actually Weddings hoping to return to shows soon
We all have our fingers crossed that the COVID-19 roadmap continues as planned – particularly the team at Love Actually Weddings, who can't wait to get back to organising wedding fayres. Emma and David have been hosting events in the region since 2008, and are soon to reach their 250-event milestone. "We would have been celebrating this last year," David says. "But some things in life are worth waiting for. We're so excited to welcome back our amazing suppliers and couples..."
Posted: 9 June 2021