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Everything you need to know about wedding traditions

Everything you need to know about wedding traditions

Traditions have played a huge part in weddings for hundreds of years, with more recent, modern weddings incorporating a mix of both old and new. With the wedding season in full swing, here's some of the most popular wedding traditions, looking at their origins as well as modern alternatives. Here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we still love some of the classics, such as exchanging the rings and having a wedding cake, but would happily say cheerio to the father-daughter dance and throwing the bouquet! Have a read and see how many you want to keep!... read more

Posted: 13 October 2021

Fall for the new autumn menu at The Elder in Bath

Fall for the new autumn menu at The Elder in Bath

Bask in the throes of autumn, as The Elder in Bath welcomes the days of mellow fruitfulness that are upon us. The new season brings a medley of wild produce, which has inspired the team to create a menu celebrating the best of autumn so far.Autumn is executive chef Gavin Edney's favourite season, and not only is it the beginning of game season, which of course is very much part of the ethos behind who The Elder is, but it is also a fantastic way to explore and showcase the high-quality produce that the UK has to offer.... read more

Posted: 12 October 2021

The fab four in Wedding Planning Apps

The fab four in Wedding Planning Apps

Post-lockdowns, couples are still rejoicing in the fact that being restriction free means it's full steam ahead with wedding planning - without the impending doom of cancellations and postponements! Whether you're nearlyweds, or just engaged, planning a wedding can be a daunting task; however, there's a whole host of useful Apps that can help you get organised and actually easy the stress of it meaning you can enjoy the wedding planning as much as the day itself! Events specialists AYRE Event Solutions, reveal the fab-four of best apps to download for wedding planning.... read more

Posted: 11 October 2021

The UK's most beautiful wedding castles

The UK's most beautiful wedding castles

Wedding dreams of being kings and queens of the castle for the big day? Lucky for you, this fairytale ending can come true as the UK is blessed with a whole host of romantic castle wedding venues. Engagement ring specialists at Steven Stone analysed a comprehensive list of castles on wedding planning websites and using hashtag data from Instagram to reveal which venues has the highest number of posts to inspire your big-day wedding venue choice.... read more

Posted: 7 October 2021

Spooky hen and stag do ideas this October from Fizzbox

Spooky hen and stag do ideas this October from Fizzbox

As this year's Halloween draws closer, here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we thought it would be fun to share some spooky hen and stag do ideas from Fizzbox.com! Now that lockdowns are over, the hen and stag do parties are back from the dead just in time for the spooky goings on this Halloween. So get your thinking caps on - witches hats! - and get planning a night of a lifetime as there's 18months of no socialising to make up for!... read more

Posted: 7 October 2021

Discover the delights of Bath with Bailbrook House Hotel

Discover the delights of Bath with Bailbrook House Hotel

The luxurious Bailbrook House is your gateway to Bath, just a stone's throw from the city centre. A World Heritage Site, experience Bath's Roman past, thermal hot springs, independent boutiques, remarkable musseums and galleries, and an abundance of places to eat and drink. Then, return each day to the hotel's warm hospitality and enjoy a delicious dinner or sink down with a nightcap in the Royal Lounges before a restful night's sleep. Minimoon heaven! Building work was started on Bailbrook House in 1790 by John Eveleigh for wealthy lawyer Dr Denham Skeet. However, due to the impact of the intervening wars, building was not completed until the early part of the 19th century.... read more

Posted: 7 October 2021

Get sparkly this October in aid of Brain Tumour Support

Get sparkly this October in aid of Brain Tumour Support

With the help of some well-known celebrities, including Joel Dommett from the Masked Singer; Joel's wife, model Hannah Cooper; and comedian Jayde Adams, Bristol-based Brain Tumour Support is encouraging people across the UK to sign up to their Sparkle Up Your Day campaign, raising funds for their vital support services. Joel and Hannah are calling on everyone to get involved, saying: "We love the idea of Sparkle Up Your Day. Everyone needs something sparkly in their life and what better way to support the amazing work that Brain Tumour Support does."... read more

Posted: 5 October 2021

How to choose the perfect gifts for your wedding party

How to choose the perfect gifts for your wedding party

Gifts for the wedding party can often be left to the last minute, however, they can show your guests just how much they mean to the two of you. But where do you start, especially when looking for something truly heartfelt? The gifting experts at www.hampers.com have rounded up some gift inspiration for the different members of your wedding party, which here at County Wedding Magazine HQ we think will go down an absolute treat with your loved ones...... read more

Posted: 5 October 2021

The Countdown Begins: Your Wedding Planning Checklist

The Countdown Begins: Your Wedding Planning Checklist

The process of planning out your dream wedding day is an exciting and exhilarating time that many eagerly look forward to doing their whole life. With this said, it can also be quite a stressful time too, with so many different attributes to your wedding needing to be organised and thought of. Before even contemplating how much your big day will cost and who you're going to invite, the questions of where and how to even start planning your wedding is something on everyone's mind at first. Thanks to technology impacting the majority of aspects in our day-to-day lives, there are an abundance of wedding planner apps you can use. Making your wedding planner checklist only a finger tap away at all times. With restrictions on wedding guest numbers recently lifted alongside an end to all social distancing rules, we're beginning to return to normal. Here, we present a step-by-step guide to your wedding planning checklist and outline when exactly the right time to plan for the next step is.... read more

Posted: 1 October 2021

Top suit trends for the groom by tailoring specialists Pritchards

Top suit trends for the groom by tailoring specialists Pritchards

With more than 185 years of tailoring experience, Pritchards Menswear has worked through the decades supporting groomsmen in looking and feeling their best on their wedding day. With each passing year - and each passing wedding season - the team have had the pleasure and excitement of navigating both the nuanced and bold changes in fashion, as well as the shifts in wedding tradition that have made space for further expressionism and creativity in the age-old art of tailoring.Edward Pritchard, owner of Pritchards Menswear says, "While shifts in fashion and societal trends naturally occur over time, the last two years have dramatically challenged many of the traditional aspects of weddings, be it the size, the location, or the level of formality involved. With many cancelling, rescheduling, or downsizing their wedding celebrations, society has seemingly embraced the smaller, the hyper-personal, and the bespoke in a new and exciting way.... read more

Posted: 30 September 2021

Celebrant-led ceremonies are the new must-have

Celebrant-led ceremonies are the new must-have

Julie Bisacre, a wedding celebrant covering the South West, highlights to Your Bristol and Somerset Wedding readers the benefits of hiring a celebrant for your ceremony. "So many weddings were unfortunately postponed from 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is inevitable that 2022 will be frantically busy with patient couples seizing their chance to have the wedding of their dreams," shares Julie. "It's also very interesting that more and more couples seek out a wedding celebrant to create, write and deliver their ceremonies. If you are one of these couples, you may have some burning questions as many people are still largely unaware of what a Celebrant actually does – or that it was even an option." Read on to find out more from Julie...... read more

Posted: 20 September 2021

Gifting etiquette for wedding guests this season

Gifting etiquette for wedding guests this season

Attending the wedding of a friend or family member is one of life's privileges, so choosing an appropriate gift to honour their big day is an important task. Of course, being a wedding guest comes with its own list of wed-min, from booking accommodation to selecting outfits and more - particularly if you find yourself in the 'inner circle' or bridal party! So, that all-important gift is often left until the last minute. This is why the gifting experts at hampers.com have put together their ultimate guide to finding the perfect wedding present for the happy couple. Spoiler alert: It's not essential to stick to the gift list!... read more

Posted: 17 September 2021

Caught on camera

Caught on camera

We asked Tracey and Jodie from Powder and Pearls Photography and Videography (www.powderandpearls.co.uk) to tell us about the key photo opportunities during the day that a couple should factor into their schedule. Read on to learn their top tips. One of the best things about booking an experienced photography company is that they will take on these responsibilities for you. Your venue will help you plan your timings and your photographer will get the most out of your day without it feeling like a photoshoot.... read more

Posted: 16 September 2021

Your chance to win a honeymoon of a lifetime to the Maldives

Your chance to win a honeymoon of a lifetime to the Maldives

Courtesy of the luxury Maldivian resort brand, Coco Collection, is hosting a competition for all those couples that tied the knot in 2020 but were unable to celebrate with a honeymoon due to the pandemic and travel restrictions. The honeymoon competition, launching on 14th September at 12 noon Maldives Time, ending two weeks later on 27th September (also noon MVT) is open to anyone who married in 2020 (proof required) and missed out on a honeymoon; the prize includes: seven nights in a Coco Residence on Full Board including return airport transfers,a refreshing welcome cocktail on arrival, a bottle of Champagne & a tropical fruit platter on arrival, special bed decoration, choice of a complimentary, in-Villa Champagne breakfast or a romantic three-course candlelit dinner,15% discount on all treatments at the Coco Spa and a special gift.... read more

Posted: 15 September 2021

Boots Photo ultimate wedding day gifts

Boots Photo ultimate wedding day gifts

After the last 18 months, when the big day finally arrives you're going to want savour every moment and capture it on camera. After all the hardwork of wedding planning, and spending wisely on your wedding photographer, what more can be done with those memorable wedding pictures? Boots has a new wedding range of photo gifts perfect for newlyweds. From the hen do, to the pre-wedding photo shoot, to the big day and even the honeymoon there will be hundreds of pictures to utilise and make the most of these products...... read more

Posted: 15 September 2021

A very big house in the country

A very big house in the country

We asked Holly Allman-Lopez of Ambience Venue Styling Bath (www.ambiencevenuestyling.com) for her advice on styling a country manor venue without overpowering it. Read on to discover her top tips. Colour. Consider your palette carefully so that it doesn't clash with the existing decor. Georgian and Palladian interiors work well with pastel tones, while Tudor or Victorian styles suit richer, darker hues. If in doubt, going neutral is a safe bet for a timeless look. White, ivory and cream work well in any setting and can complement or tone down a dramatic interior.... read more

Posted: 14 September 2021

Katie Robotham from Say Yes Bridal Stylist talks sustainable beauty

Katie Robotham from Say Yes Bridal Stylist talks sustainable beauty

Katie Robotham is the owner of Say Yes Bridal Stylist, a cruelty free and vegan-friendly bridal and event hair styling service in and around the Cotswolds. We catch up with her about making sustainable choices when it comes to big-day beauty. She tells us, "If sustainability is important to you, there are many bridal hair and make-up businesses who, like myself, have chosen to try and reduce their environmental impact. By making simple changes like using disposable and biodegradable towels, recyclable products including face masks and recycled packaging, it's the small things that have a bigger impact."... read more

Posted: 10 September 2021

Mural revitalises gateway to Bristol's Old City

Mural revitalises gateway to Bristol's Old City

A new mural designed by Bristol artist Andy Council, celebrating the unique history around the Medieval gateway to the Old City, has been revealed. The artwork, which features on the two pedestrian side arches under the Church of St John on the Wall, Broad Street, depicts four beasts made up of architectural landmarks found in the Old City area, as well as some of the architectural features found inside St John's crypt, and is part of a wider programme of artist commissions connected to the pedestrianisation of the Old City.... read more

Posted: 9 September 2021

Escape with ESPA at Lucknam Park

Escape with ESPA at Lucknam Park

Set within the estate's 500-acres of unspoilt parkland, ESPA at Lucknam Park is totally at one with its surroundings incorporating wood, marble and glass to reflect the warm seasonal hues of the outdoors. Escape to these idyllic surroundings for the utimate indulgent pre-wedding break with the girls or post-wedding relaxtion with your new spouse after all that planning finally pays off. Experience a personalised spa treatment to re-energise, detoxify or simply relax - the skilled therapists will tailor your treatment specifically to your needs. Every aspect has been designed to relax and indulge you, from the private gardens to the luxurious surroundings of the spa itself.... read more

Posted: 7 September 2021

Calling all newlyweds and nearlyweds - County Wedding Magazines need you!

Calling all newlyweds and nearlyweds - County Wedding Magazines need you!

As our wonderful world of weddings adapts to the new normal, eagerly looking to the roadmap ahead, County Wedding Magazines is here to share our readers' beautiful wedding days whatever the size of their guest list. From pre-Covid nuptials to post-lockdown micro-weddings, we want to feature them all, and we need your help! If you would like to see your wedding day featured across four entire pages of one of our magazines then please do get in touch following the link below.... read more

Posted: 3 September 2021

A venue with a difference

A venue with a difference

Wookey Hole is one of the quirkiest venues in the country, and it's found right here in Somerset. For those newly engaged couples looking for a venue with a difference – one that will be truly memorable for their friends and family – Wookey Hole has got to be on the must-visit list. Wedding parties here go underground to find beautiful rock formations, clear pools and soft candlelight, as vows are exchanged in caves carved out by the River Axe over millions of years.... read more

Posted: 2 September 2021

All the fun of the fair

All the fun of the fair

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.... read more

Posted: 31 August 2021

What's that? Even MORE wedspiration from CWM!

What's that? Even MORE wedspiration from CWM!

Here at CMW HQ we're literally never satisfied when it comes to providing our readers with enough wedspiration. Because, really, what is enough? We'd go on forever if we could. So, with that in mind, we've created our very own County Wedding Magazines YouTube channel, just for you. Find tons of big-day ideas from venue tours to dream dresses. Catch up on beauty reviews and how tos from our beauty editor and peek behind the scenes of styled shoots featured in our titles past and present. You can even be a fly on the wall at some real weddings - after all, if we're honest, who doesn't love being a bit nosey! And we haven't stopped there, as you'll also find local supplier interviews packed with tips and tricks.... read more

Posted: 27 August 2021

Forever home

Forever home

After moving into its forever home in December 2020, Rookery Bridal had to stall celebrations when restrictions meant it couldn't open. "Since we reopened our doors in April, it has been crazy – in a great way!" says owner Sarah Hackett. "It's been amazing being back doing what we love. We hadn't had any brides in our brand new boutique in Axbridge, so that made things even more exciting." Since opening its new premises at The Hayloft, the business has been inundated with great feedback on its new location.... read more

Posted: 26 August 2021

Lasting memories

Lasting memories

By preserving your wedding flowers in a luxurious paperweight, The Flower Preservation Workshop offers a special way of creating everlasting mementoes of your day, and the team has recently launched a new jewellery product to its collection. The pretty beads can be added to an existing charm bracelet and have been a popular gift for mums and the bridal party. They're also a fab option for couples to give to loved ones who weren't able to attend the big day because of restricted guest numbers.... read more

Posted: 24 August 2021

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