Wedding Ideas: Covid 19
Currently in the UK, both wedding ceremonies and receptions have limited numbers depending on where you live. Wedding ceremonies and receptions in England are currently limited to 15 people. So, many couples planning Asian weddings are having to face the challenge of downscaling large celebrations (originally averaging 300 guests) if they want their weddings to go ahead.
On October 12th, the Prime Minister announced in Parliament that due to the second wave of coronavirus in the UK, he will be introducing a 3 tier system in England to curb the spread in areas with rising cases. These areas will be rated by risk and identified as “Medium”, “High” and “Very High”. Here we will explain the key facts and how weddings are affected in each tier.
It's understandable for couples with weddings from April 2021 onwards to be speculating on whether the numbers for weddings will increase from the current limits. We've looked at what's happening around the world to see that much larger events are taking place elsewhere, with many countries limiting guests based on the capacity of the venue rather than a fixed number. Over the next months, the government will be able to assess the success of the different policies in deciding on the best way to allow for a controlled increase in numbers.
Although each nation of the UK has different rules on weddings, the guest numbers for weddings are restricted across the country due to Covid-19. In England, couples are now faced with having a 15 person wedding. Micro weddings are incredible, but we know that feeling inspired by a 15 person wedding can be difficult, especially if it wasn't your original plan. So, here are some ideas to help you ensure your wedding day is spectacular, regardless of the restrictions in your area of the country.
Even without coronavirus restrictions, not everyone dreams of a big, white wedding. For those who simply value quality time with close family and friends now is the perfect opportunity for a smaller wedding. No expectation to entertain 250 people, no pressure to invite all your extended family, no flapping over complex table arrangements. This is just about you and your partner gathering your very nearest and dearest together for a celebration of your love.
We usually steer well clear of politics, but this week it was hard for the wedding industry to ignore what was happening in parliament.
There are many reasons that the entire wedding industry reacted so strongly to comments suggesting that the sector isn’t viable and I’d like to share some of those reasons with you.
Due to current coronavirus restrictions, weddings in England are limited to 15 people for the foreseeable future. However, while many couples will be limiting their guest list, you don’t have to compromise on your venue! You may prefer to find a more intimate venue but grand venues are also possible. Grand venues that would usually host lavish affairs are opening their doors for more intimate weddings during this time. So you can still have a grand celebration with your smaller guest list! Here we have grand wedding venues perfectly suited for an intimate wedding.
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