Wedding Ideas: Spotlight
Did you know that 80% of modern brides will uphold tradition and take their partners’ name when they get married? However, many still want to consider their options before deciding on their married surname. We spoke to our partners at NameSwitch to guide and advise you through this difficult decision and how to ease the tedious process if you do decide on a change!
Recently engaged? Wedding planning is so much more fun when you have others to share ideas with and support you along the way. That’s why we’ve put together the Plan Like A Pro Wedding Planning Course.
Each UK nation is currently in the process of coming out of various lockdowns. They are all doing so at different speeds and with different (often provisional) dates in place. We've included a brief summary and all the relevant government links to the current, available guidance for each UK nation below.
Latest Update - 12th April: The ceremonies guidance for England has been updated to state wedding receptions in private gardens for up to 30 people can take place from Step 3 (provisionally 17th May). Read our advice for planning your covid-safe wedding in a private garden.
On 22nd February 2021, Boris Johnson made an announcement setting out his four steps to easing England's lockdown for different parts of society and the economy. Boris Johnson says the lockdown will be eased in four steps with a minimum of five weeks between each step. While we await full guidance, below we explore how we believe weddings are affected in each step.
Are you searching for a fairytale venue for your dream wedding? Look no further than the former royal palace, Ashridge House; your magical wedding venue for your special day! Once a royal residence to King Henry VIII and home to his daughter Princess Elizabeth I, Ashridge House is a spectacular Grade I listed stately home and award-winning wedding venue set in leafy Hertfordshire, only 30 miles from London.
If you’ve recently got engaged, you’ll want to know where to start your planning and whether COVID restrictions will have any impact on the planning process.
As stricter measures and short-sharp lockdowns are imposed throughout the UK again, many will be spending more time at home again. So, many couples will be turning their thoughts to their weddings from the safety of their homes.
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.
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