With all this wet weather we thought that we might give you some tips for a wet wedding! You have dreamt of your wedding day your entire life and after all your careful planning the last thing you want to happen is for the heavens to open over your special day! After all the wet weather this summer here are some tips on how to cope with a wet wedding!
1. Accept what you can't change - Whether you have planned your wedding obsessively or not your day will not go 100% to plan. Therefore it is essential to just ignore any mishaps that might occur so you can enjoy the special moments you will treasure forever!
2. Have a collection of umbrellas and raincoats at the ready- proper preparation prevents poor performance! If you have them at the ready you will not have to waste precious moments on your big day searching round the house for that camouflaged kagool.
3. Soggy Photographs-any photographer
worth his salt will be able to find some special spots for those treasured photographs. Whether it is the doorway of the church or the reception entrance. There is no need to panic. In addition you may get some dramatic shots against a stormy sky!
4. Think outside the box- if you know it is likely to be wet on your day, you could look into 'weddington boots
' or dramatic (and sturdy!) marquees. It will just add another feature to your wedding making it unique!
Rain is not the end of the world, the flowers
won't wilt, everybody will stay in one place and you can have as much sun as you want once you are on your honeymoon
. Your wedding day is about you and your man not the overcast skies!
Celebrate the 350th birthday of Mr Punch this year by including him in your wedding entertainment. Any entertainment agency
will be happy to track down a local Punch and Judy show to come along and entertain any children at your reception with, Punch, Judy, Mr Policeman and of course the sausage eating crocodile.
Looking for something a bit more PC? Book a magician
who can do close up magic
during the drinks reception and then entertain the younger guests with a magic show later.
I enjoyed watching the TV coverage of Fraser and Kate's wedding on Daybreak this morning, the first beach wedding in the UK. For anyone wanting to see what happens at a civil ceremony it will be a good clip to watch; despite the unique setting on Bournemouth beach - it showed exactly how a normal wedding ceremony runs.
Of course it is going to rain tomorrow. ITV's Daybreak have been running a competition to win a beach wedding on Friday 27th April 2012 live on air - the first wedding on the beach in the UK.
Television coverage will start at 6am, with the actual wedding ceremony taking place at 8am - so make sure you set your alarms and be sure to watch history in the making. Lets hope the bride has packed her wellies!
You can get married in any permanent structure licensed for civil ceremonies, and this is the first time that a beach hut has been a licensed. Although this weekend is set to be a bit of a damp start, we can see Bournemoutth beach being a popular destination for beach weddings in the UK.