Wedding Venue Licensing : How does a wedding venue become licensed?

Licence to marry Many of you, especially those looking to ‘DIY-ify’ your wedding, may be wondering whether you can legally host a civil ceremony in any building of your choice. Alas, in England, Ireland and Wales, it’s not as simple as that of course. The venue or building must be approved and hold an appropriate licence. However, in Scotland couples may be married by a registrar in any location whatsoever! Obviously the registrar does have to feel happy and comfortable that the location in question is appropriate and safe – you don’t want to take any risks with your wedding day! […]

World’s Worst Wedding-Wear

World’s Worst Wedding-Wear Whatever you vision wearing on your wedding day, one often wants to create a romantic and effortless concept – as your wedding is one of the few days to properly create a princess/goddess fantasy and feel your very best. With the plethora of wedding dress styles to choose from, every bride is spoilt for choice. Whether you are opting for traditional nuptials or perhaps something more fashion forward, bridal designs are constantly being created or recreated. Yet there are definitely some that can be considered ‘out there’ even for the most alternative and unusual bride. As much […]

Can I get married in my garden?

Can I get married in my garden?   Unfortunately, you are unable to legally marry in your garden in England, Wales, or Northern Ireland. Weddings must take place in a venue that has been given a full and legal marriage licence by the local authority. These usually include churches, stately homes or registry offices.   A number of venues have beautiful gazebos, historic monuments and even wooden structures in a countryside field for a whimsical outdoor ceremony. It’s just unfortunate that you are unlikely to obtain a licence to cover your own garden for a one-off occasion. Even trying to […]

Top 10 Cheesy Pop Songs

Top 10 Cheesy Pop Songs If you’re looking for cheese, you’ve come to the right place. Although many people do their absolute best to avoid hearing these songs, you have to admit that some of these are timeless bangers that will be remembered for years to come. Creating your wedding playlist is hard, but your guests will never forgive you if don’t include at least one of these fabulous pop songs in your celebrations.     Below we have compiled a list of the Top 10 Cheesiest Hits we could think of! Some have routines to go with the words – […]