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All the latest wedding news for couples getting married in Kent, along with bridal fashion and beauty inspiration and honeymoon ideas.

Wedding News: Make your wedding day truly bespoke with Personalise 365

Make your wedding day truly bespoke with Personalise 365

Looking for something unique and different for your wedding table decor? Surrey-based Personalise365, is exhibiting at County Wedding Events' Signature Wedding Show at Mercedes-Benz World and may have just the thing you're looking for. Making a variety of personalised engraved guest place names that double up as wedding favours, the company can also create guest books that can be engraved with any wording of your choice.

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Wedding News: The new Yankee Candle® SS24 collection

The new Yankee Candle® SS24 collection

Find an oasis this spring with the new Yankee Candle® SS24 collection, Under the Desert Sun. The new collection will brighten the home with fragrances that exude memories of warmer days, including four refreshingly light and bright fragrances including, Desert Blooms, Aloe & Agave, Sweet Vanilla & Horchata, and Stargazing. Inspired by the unique beauty of the desert, the new collection has been designed to help escape the ordinary and satisfy wanderlust, immersing the home in sun-drenched scents. The Under The Desert Sun collection features exotic fragrances such as aguaro cactus, aloe and blue lotus, as well as soothing lavender and eucalyptus.

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Wedding News: Browns Kitchen Events will be exhibiting at the County Wedding Events' Signature Wedding Show

Browns Kitchen Events will be exhibiting at the County Wedding Events' Signature Wedding Show

Browns Kitchen Events will be exhibiting at the County Wedding Events' Signature Wedding Show at Mercedes-Benz World in Weybridge on April 28th. Based close to Dorking in the Surrey Hills, the company is in the perfect location to do what they do best in the Surrey area having helped create and deliver many stunning weddings in the county over the years. Owner, Lee Brown says, "We offer not only professional and innovative catering but also guide you through your Wedding day step by step, giving you advice and direction where required, ensuring a smooth and memorable day.

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Wedding News: Three spicy but sophisticated hen party ideas

Three spicy but sophisticated hen party ideas

Throwing a hen party that will please all attendees can be tricky. Striking a balance between risque and tame activities can be one of the most controversial challenges you'll face when planning. In fact, some of the more crude hen party gimmicks came out in the top 10 most hated parts of a hen party in this report. However, you can create a hen party that strikes the perfect balance between spice and sophistication, ensuring a night to remember for both the bride and her friends. Jess Martin, Hen Party expert at Ginger Ray has shared three amazing themes for the perfect spicy but sophisticated hen party:

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Wedding News: Surrey's Love Me Do Brides has some exciting news it wants to shout about

Surrey's Love Me Do Brides has some exciting news it wants to shout about

Signature Wedding Show at Mercedes-Benz World regular, Love Me Do Brides, has certainly been busy since our last event in October - the company now has its own wedding TV Show! Called Wedding Mayhem, it launched just three months ago and has already won an award for it! "We've just had Arg from TOWIE in this week to talk about his wedding band," shares owner Sharon. "It was mad! He was lovely and helped launch our rebrand!

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Wedding News: Meet The Oyster Society at our events and try a delicious oyster!

Meet The Oyster Society at our events and try a delicious oyster!

Oysters are the perfect addition to elevate your wedding reception with luxury! Catering to weddings and events across the UK, The Oyster Society, is a premium mobile event caterer from London, offering exclusive services with expert oyster shuckers and Champagne walkers. "Our hostesses will roam during your wedding reception, serving freshly shucked oysters and Champagne directly to you, ensuring the freshest and most luxurious experience possible," - the team at The Oyster Society

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Wedding News: Check out The Vintage Games Company at Mercedes-Benz World

Check out The Vintage Games Company at Mercedes-Benz World

Surrey's The Vintage Games Company will be exhibiting at County Wedding Events' Signature Wedding Show at Mercedes-Benz World on April 28th and will have a range of vintage games on display. "We are passionate about beautiful vintage and antique games, and the magic they can bring to you and your guests. We believe that although some of our games have plenty of history, they all have an exciting future being enjoyed at your events, parties and weddings. Nothing beats the childlike joy of playing with these antique and vintage beauties!" shares owner Amelia. "Come and find us at the wedding show to have a go with some of our games, and post your enquiry in our traditional red post box!"

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Wedding News: GiGi Events' new wow-factor chandeliers

GiGi Events' new wow-factor chandeliers

GiGi Events specialises in wedding design, event styling and hiring for celebrations of all sizes, and has expanded its offering to chandeliers and lighting. Georgie Porter, event stylist, planner and founder says, "The new selection of chandeliers and lights are there to transform an already existing space into something spectacular. The hanging chandeliers are perfect for a stunning marquee, dropping perfectly for the ceiling. "Alongside the chandeliers, GiGi Events also has new custom-made stands. These stands have been precisely designed by a local blacksmith to allow the perfect curve over your table. The stands have also been designed so that your florist can decorate them to fit with the rest of your centrepiece design."

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Wedding News: Looking for a calm, friendly, down to earth wedding photographer?

Looking for a calm, friendly, down to earth wedding photographer?

Myriame Lawley Photography is an award-winning Surrey-based photographer exhibiting at County Wedding Events' Signature Wedding Show at Mercedes-Benz World on April 28th. Myriame's adds, "Based in Surrey and covering the south of England I am dedicated to delivering you beautiful and timeless memories of your wedding day, so if you think we would be a good match, then pop by my stand at Mercedes- Benz Signature Wedding Show - I would love to meet you, hear your plans and ensure you remember your wedding day! "I shall be offering a £200 discount off any of my three collections if booked on the day, or 10% off any collection if booked within two weeks of the show."

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Wedding News: Pop along to the Mercedes-Benz World wedding fair to see HayLee Duo perform live

Pop along to the Mercedes-Benz World wedding fair to see HayLee Duo perform live

Looking for mesmerising, emotive and memorable musicians for your wedding day? Meet HayLee Duo and watch them perform live at the Mercedes-Benz Signature Wedding Show, on April 28th hosted by County Wedding Events. HayLee are an elegant, female, acoustic duo who always strive to ensure they deliver beautiful, heartwarming and harmonious music to your wedding tailored to your own personal unique taste. The combination of Hayley's warm and soulful voice along with Lee's harmonies and guitar or piano backing makes this joyful duo a complete must-have on your special day - creating beautiful memories and a day you and your guests will never forget!

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Wedding News: Come and meet Sandra and Paul, an instrumental duo on violin and guitar

Come and meet Sandra and Paul, an instrumental duo on violin and guitar

In the last ten years Sandra & Paul, with the violin and a guitar, have made hundreds of events memorable and will be showcasing their musical repertoire at County Wedding Events' Signature Wedding Show at Mercedes-Benz World on April 28th. What makes them stand out is their imaginative, tasteful arrangements and synergic, communicative playing. Their repertoire spans many genres and styles covering songs from every decade from the 1920s till today.Whether you're after an elegant and refined duo at the reception, an upbeat and wild country folk barn dance, or DJ freestyle violin impro, Sandra and Paul are able to enhance and excite your event with music and make it memorable.

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Wedding News: Find your big-day bake at Mercedes-Benz World

Find your big-day bake at Mercedes-Benz World

Irresistible Cakes by Michelle specialises in crafting modern wedding cakes. With more than 14 years of experience in cake crafting and training from the esteemed culinary school Le Cordon Bleu, Michelle is committed to making your dream wedding cake a reality. Join her at the Signature Show at Mercedes-Benz World, where you can experience her unique creativity firsthand, seek answers to all your cake-related queries, and receive a complimentary wedding cake checklist to ensure seamless planning for your special day.

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Wedding News: Find out more about Surrey’s licensed wedding venues with County Wedding Events

Find out more about Surrey’s licensed wedding venues with County Wedding Events

Find out more about Surrey's licensed wedding venues and have your questions answered by the Ceremonies Team at Surrey County Council's Registration and Nationality Service who are very excited to be exhibiting at the Mercedes-Benz World Signature Wedding Show in April 2024. "Our experienced team of Registrars will be available to discuss your ceremony queries and questions. We'll also be on hand to show you all of the beautiful, licensed venues Surrey has to offer, including our three fantastic Register Offices in Leatherhead, Guildford and Weybridge.

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Wedding News: Check out Sight 'n' Sounds' set up at Mercedes-Benz World

Check out Sight 'n' Sounds' set up at Mercedes-Benz World

The award-winning Sight 'n' Sound is one of the leading mobile discotheques in the Southeast of England, and will be exhibiting at County Wedding Events' Signature Wedding Show at Mercedes-Benz World on 28th April. "Once again Sight 'n' Sound will be exhibiting our 'white wedding disco' along with our exclusive LOVE letters and uplights," shares owner Harvey. "We will be on hand to explain how we can make your function special and unique, plus answer your questions. We also have a white sparkly LED dancefloor and low-smoke dry ice effect machine."

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Wedding News: Experts share 5 tips on accommodating deaf guests at your wedding

Experts share 5 tips on accommodating deaf guests at your wedding

Planning a wedding can be challenging, especially when there are so many decisions to be made and so many things to be considered. Whilst this is your big day, considering your guests can go a long way, especially for those who have disabilities or are hard of hearing. In the UK, one in five adults is deaf, has hearing loss or tinnitus, so the likelihood of having someone who may need additional help when it comes to hearing in attendance is quite likely. Ashish Shah, Audiologist at The Hearing Care Partnership has offered his expert advice on how you can better accommodate your deaf and hard-of-hearing guests.

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Wedding News: A one night only collaboration at The Dog at Wingham, Kent

A one night only collaboration at The Dog at Wingham, Kent

It's official! The Middle East is making its way to Wingham. For one night only, Executive Chef and Owner of Queen of Cups, Ayesha Kalaji, of MasterChef: The Professionals fame will be collaborating with Head Chef of the much-loved and award-winning The Dog at Wingham, Robert Mantegna.This incredibly exciting celebration dinner will be taking place on April 25th, where these two incredibly talented chefs will be joining forces to create a truly special and exclusive menu.

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Wedding News: County Wedding Events coming to Vaulty Manor, Essex!

County Wedding Events coming to Vaulty Manor, Essex!

If you're newlyweds-to-be embarking on your wedding planning journey, pop along to the County Wedding Events wedding show at Vaulty Manor, Essex, for inspiration on Sunday 24th March 2024! Sister company to County Wedding Magazines, the event brings couples that are desperate for face-to-face wedding planning in touch with local professionals who are on hand to help plan the wedding day. From photographers to cake makers, musicians to florists you're sure to tick a lot off of your to-do list by attending one of our County Wedding Events. Vaulty Manor is a beautiful country wedding venue, a wedding there is a very special day and it could be yours. You will have exclusive-use of a beautiful light oak Essex barn with the oldest part dating back to the early 1600s. From there, you can move on to their amazing Baronial Hall for your wedding breakfast. Outside, there are acres of picturesque grounds to enjoy and a terrace area where you could enjoy an evening barbeque or hog roast.

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Wedding News: These daily habits are ruining your wedding ring

These daily habits are ruining your wedding ring

If you've been the lucky recipient of a diamond ring or a piece of jewellery, Nilesh Rakholia, jewellery expert and founder of Abelini, has shared exactly how to care for your precious diamonds to ensure they last a lifetime... Nilesh says: "While it can be tempting to wear precious items such as an engagement ring all the time, daily habits such as cooking and cleaning can damage your jewellery. To avoid this, we always recommend removing jewellery before showering or washing up because the soap can cause a film to form, which can leave rings and bracelets looking dull.

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Wedding News: A third of Brits decline wedding invites due to cost Klarna finds

A third of Brits decline wedding invites due to cost Klarna finds

The wedding season is just around the corner! What is normally a cause for joy can often become a financial strain for guests. Travel, outfits, gifts – the costs can quickly soar to unexpected heights. This is also confirmed by a recent survey by Klarna*, the flexible choice for smart, secure payments: One third (36.4%) of those surveyed said they had declined wedding invitations in the past due to associated costs. Moreover, 30.2% of respondents said they have not attended a Stag or Hen party due to the expenses involved.

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Wedding News: Tempting favours with Sweetzboxes

Tempting favours with Sweetzboxes

SweetzBoxes is a Berkshire-based company specialising in creating beautiful favours for your special day designed according to your colour theme and style. Pop along to the County Wedding Events' Signature Wedding Show at Ascot Racecourse on Sunday 7th April, and Mercedes-Benz World on 28th April to see what SweetzBoxes can do to make your day one to remember for your guests.

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