Your Kent Wedding - Page number 3 - May/Jun 2021 (Issue 96)

REGULARS 6 EDITOR’S LETTER A very warm welcome from Kelly 9 NEARLYWED NEWS Catch up on news from around the county 13 FREEBIES & OFFERS Great giveaways and discounts up for grabs 89 HOT TOPIC Local experts offer some stellar wedmin advice 121 COMPETITION Win a minimoon in London worth £2,000 CONTENTS MAY/JUNE 2021 VENUES 19 SPOTLIGHT ON… Bromley, Bexley and Dartford 25 TO THE MANOR BORN A roundup of Kent’s stately-home and manor- house venues FEATURES 55 SMELLS LIKE CHIC SPIRIT A showcase of African wedding culture with modern accents and a contemporary flair 59 BLUSHING BLUE Delicate, delightful and whimsical, we love this vintage-chic shoot 63 READY, STEADY, BAKE We talk big-day cake trends with the professionals 68 STEP BACK IN TIME Escape 2021 and travel back 100 years to the 1920s for some effortless elegance and glamorous escapism 73 FESTIVAL FIELDS FUN Joy bursts from the pages of this fabulous local shoot 79 THE FINAL FLOURISH Check out our handy guide to accessorising the ultimate big-day look 84 PERFECT PASTELS Captured at The Oak Grove this relaxed bohemian beauty of a shoot uses a subtle palette of lilac and dusky blue with just a touch of glitter 112 RING-A-DING-DING County Wedding Magazines editor Melissa Barker shares her wedding planning journey On the cover This issue’s beautiful cover was shot by the talented Don’t miss the full shoot over on page 84. 55 68 www.wolf 79 www.tom 3