All the latest wedding news for couples getting married in Kent, along with bridal fashion and beauty inspiration and honeymoon ideas.
As brides and grooms adapt to even more wedding restrictions, Serenata Flowers has identified 16 plants with qualities that can aid health, improve wellbeing and ease anxiety - the perfect choice for wedding venues and receptions this year, and in to 2021. While the health benefits of plant-based diets are well documented, such as lavender, mint, basil and so on, new research uncovers the lesser-known uses of the nature around us, read on to find out more...
Posted: 30 September 2020
Kent-based wedding cake maker Emma Page is set to start filming a series of painting and sculpting tutorials, which will be added to her website in the coming weeks. Filming will take place in her fancy new kitchen, and will cover everything you need to practice to become a skilled buttercream artist. Emma will be taking you through her favourite buttercream recipe, which is fantastically smooth and stable, as well as completely delicious. She'll then demonstrate all the techniques she uses to sculpt and paint finishes.
Posted: 29 September 2020
In the biggest reform proposed to England's marriage ceremony law, the government's legal advisors have recommended that couples be allowed to marry in whatever outdoor location they choose. But for couples that might be unsure of what these reforms will mean in practice, and how and when they will likely to become law, County Wedding Magazines chats to Sebastian Burrows, managing partner at Stowe Family Law, to find out more about the proposed changes and when they might likely be put in to place...
Posted: 28 September 2020
Our little white wedding bubble hasn't completely popped yet after clarification on this week's Government announcement on weddings. Here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we can confirm that the new guidelines of 15 guests, reduced from the previous 30, doesn't include suppliers that are at the ceremony for work purposes.
Posted: 25 September 2020
Hayne House has welcomed Ellie Keeling, who recently joined the wedding and events team as wedding coordinator. Managing director Fleur Record-Smith says, "We reached the point where it became clear that we required another person in the events team to further help us develop and realise the company's green pledge.
Posted: 24 September 2020
Dulux's colour of the year for 2021 has been revealed: Brave Ground – a warm and grounding neutral shade has been gaining lots of attention on social media. CWM caught up with Liz Taylor of the Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC) a wedding and event management company, to find out her ideas for incorporating Brave Ground into your wedding day.
Posted: 23 September 2020
Brides by Zoe in Canterbury is excited to introduce to the boutique the new 2021 La Sposa by Pronovias collection. Designed for the fashion forward boho bride, every style maintains that all-important structure and unparalleled quality that we've come to expect from the designer.
Posted: 22 September 2020
Emma-Lou Montgomery, associate director, Personal Investing, Fidelity International commented: "Weddings are typically a joyful occasion, however planning for one can be anything but - and made all the more stressful this year by the ongoing uncertainty caused by the pandemic.
Posted: 21 September 2020
Arian Hare Jewellery brings you brilliantly affordable jewellery – the perfect gifts for your bridesmaids or that finishing touch you've been looking for. With most pieces priced between £10 to £50, and carefully selected from reputable British companies, every item is packaged to create something special
Posted: 18 September 2020
From the dress, to the flowers, to the location, Victoria Prew founder and CEO of the UK's leading peer-to-peer wardrobe rental platform HURR Collective - shares her top tips on how to have the chicest, most sustainable wedding.
Posted: 14 September 2020
After the highs of your wedding day, it's highly unlikely for your mind to turn to something altogether more serious like yours and your spouse's Will. However, drawing up a Will or, for those entering a second marriage or had a Will in place before the Wedding, getting it updated and put back in place is absolutely vital. Without it, your inheritance could end up in the wrong hands and not where you'd hoped it to be, with your loved ones.
Posted: 11 September 2020
A new podcast from the multi-award-winning My Wedding Professionals team provides a wealth of expert information on everything you could possibly require for the big day, from bespoke wedding rings to a professional toastmaster, dream dresses, inspirational photography and videography, stunning flowers, and mouth-watering cakes, as well as top tips from our very own editor!
Posted: 8 September 2020
Francoise Peretti, Director of the UK's Champagne Bureau shares some surprising insight into why couples should consider champagne if they're looking for an eco-friendly option. He also provides facts about the Champagne region, the world's leading wine region in sustainable initiatives
Posted: 7 September 2020
Kent-based duo 2 of Harps is over the moon to announce their win at the National Wedding Business Awards for Musical Act. Not only did they receive a score of 29/30 as national winners, but received some incredible comments.
Posted: 3 September 2020
Hand Picked Hotels provide the ideal option for staycations a little closer to home, and with its new announcement that pets are welcome at its hotels from August, it means your UK holiday can be enjoyed with all of the family - four-legged friends in tow!
Posted: 28 August 2020
Worried about idle hands causing havoc on your big day? The Chiswick Gift Company has a whole host of new products designed with little ones in mind, to keep them entertained during the 'boring' parts of the day such as the 'speeches' and 'photographs' - why listen to the adults when you can be having fun right?
Posted: 26 August 2020
With the latest guidelines pointing towards more intimate and socially-disctanced wedding receptions, the buzzwords on everyone's lips are "outdoor weddings." We asked Kent-based celebrant Geraldine Webb of Making Memories to tell us more...
Posted: 25 August 2020
Looking for wedding morning gifts for each other, or perhaps you've had to postpone your wedding, and would love to exchnage gifts to mark the original date? What could be more special than these gorgeous Steiff bride and groom teddy bears? We're in love!
Posted: 24 August 2020
In the dark days of lockdown we reported that an incredible and generous team of Kent wedding suppliers had come together to offer an amazing competition to win a wedding day and the winners of the jawdropping £35,000 prize were chosen earlier this week.
Posted: 20 August 2020
My Wedding Professionals, a group of talented and trusted Kent-based wedding suppliers, have been working hard to produce a series of informative podcasts, with a new release every fortnight.
Posted: 18 August 2020
Svenja Keller, head of Wealth Planning at Killik & Co, points out the financial considerations for couples now that wedding planning pushes on following the latest Government guidelines that wedding receptions of up to 30 can resume from Saturday 15th August.
Posted: 17 August 2020
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