Stunning Essex Venues for Your Very Own Rustic Barn Wedding

For couples who hate extravagant and formal affairs, why not host your very own barn wedding at one of these gorgeous Essex venues? Essex has an incredibly intricate history, with the Romans, Saxons and Vikings each leaving their own unique mark on the land. Now this county and its seamless blend of rich farmland and […]

9 Manor House Wedding Venues in Bristol You Might Not Have Considered…

A vibrant city rich in history, Bristol offers a plethora of wedding venue options from traditional manor houses to stately homes. Neighbouring the Cotswolds and the beautiful World Heritage Site of Bath, it’s unsurprising to hear Bristol offers some fabulous manor house wedding venues, jam-packed with history and rolling views of the countryside. Whether you are […]

8 Non-Religious Wedding Readings For Couples With Taste

Modern weddings have moved a long way from the traditional ceremonies of yesteryear; the bride and groom can see each other the night before, the white dress isn’t a necessity and same sex marriage has been legal since 2013. It seems like every aspect of a wedding has been modernised. So why wouldn’t you do […]

The Wedding Ceremony : 5. How to make your civil wedding ceremony special

Let’s face it, at its bare minimum, a civil wedding ceremony is a dry and insipid official enactment of the legal procedure required to enable a couple to become man and wife. It lacks the traditional human resonances and the feeling of spiritual commitment of its religious counterpart. It is worth taking the time and […]

The Wedding Ceremony : 3. How do I organise a church wedding ceremony in England and Wales?

Part Three: How to plan a church wedding ceremony in England and Wales The rules relating to a religious wedding ceremony are not the same as those associated with a civil wedding ceremony. Eligibility to get married in parish churches in England and Wales is governed by convolute regulations. Generally, it is easier to organise […]