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Feast your eyes on this stunning, styled shoot submitted by Bromley Court Hotel. The opulent colour scheme of emerald green and gold brings out the freshness of dark wooden decor and brings a luxurious feel to this rustic wedding style. Set inside Bromley Court Hotel's Garden Restaurant, this shoot oozes luxury and opulence and will inspire couples looking for a darker, elegant colour scheme for their big day with simple, rustic touches.
The effects of the coronavirus pandemic on weddings plus the inspiration of the recent summer sun, has meant that many couples are considering a more outdoor-focused wedding for 2021 and 2022. It's worth bearing in mind that in England and Wales you will need to have your civil ceremony beneath a licensed structure in order for your wedding to be legally binding. However, if you would prefer an outdoor ceremony, there is always the option of a celebrant-led ceremony and completing the legal formalities at another time.
So, here is our essential guide for hosting an outdoor wedding to help with your planning.
Choosing the best wedding gift can be quite tricky. Would you buy something traditional such as appliances, kitchenware, bedsheets, only to be left unopened, forgotten, and never used? Would you opt for something hip like scented candles, bath bombs, quirky home decors, that the couple would probably use only once or twice, then forget about? Why not choose a present that is not only useful and trendy but also rooted in sustainability?
Looking for some wedding jewellery inspiration? Gemstones have long been popular with wedding jewellery, and not just the diamond engagement ring! With gorgeous vintage examples from Carus Jewellery, here we are exploring the most popular gemstones for wedding jewellery and their meanings. So, you can find which gemstone is a perfect match for you!
Due to the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, and the measures taken to prevent the spread of the disease, many couples have already had to postpone or cancel their 2020 weddings. With uncertainty over when we will see a return to larger weddings, couples, venues and suppliers have been seeking guidance on the law regarding cancellations and postponements.
The CMA (Competition & Markets Authority) announced on 30th April that they would be issuing guidance on refunds and cancellations for the wedding sector. That report has now been published, and will help couples and businesses understand their rights and reach a solution.
We’re not expecting the regulations around weddings to change for some time while the government waits to see the impact of larger business events in October. But what’s allowed?
We’re calling on everyone - guests, venues, businesses and couples - to follow the guidance carefully and show that we can all act responsibly, within the guidelines. We need to demonstrate that weddings don’t contribute to an increase in the spread of COVID-19.
Many couples' plans have been halted because of the coronavirus pandemic. Those with destination weddings have faced some of the greatest levels of uncertainty, with flights cancelled, guests unable to attend, and quarantine restrictions among the stumbling blocks.
Anna Walmsley is an experienced overseas wedding planner and has shared her experiences of how the pandemic has affected her business and the wider destination wedding industry, as well as how France have begun resuming weddings. Here's what she had to say...
Currently, lockdown restrictions due to COVID-19 are easing, meaning weddings have started to go ahead again. However, couples are still facing unprecedented conditions in which to tie the knot. Here we have real stories from couples who have beaten the odds and managed to get married within the coronavirus restrictions. Get ready to have your heart warmed!
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