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    June 6, 2011

    It’s Always Been a Tradition

    On your wedding day there is a certain tradition that most brides, even the modern ones, still like to uphold to. The something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.

    For your something old this can be linked with your something borrowed, as traditionally the brides ‘something borrowed’ is usually an item of jewellery or even their wedding dress which was worn by their mother. If the bride does not wear her mothers dress she often sews a piece of fabric from it into her own. In Japan it is traditional for the bride to wear a white silk kimono that is handed down from generation to generation – a very sentimental gift from mother to daughter but also an expensive one prices tend to start at £10,000 and can range to as much as £100,000!

    The something new has unlimited ends, so most brides consider their wedding dress as their something new but to be honest anything can represent this from your dress to your underwear. It’s up to you! Check out some stunning Wedding dresses from Perfection Bridal at our next fair on the 30th June, they have masses of stunning dresses to suit all sorts of brides.

    It has long been a tradition that the brides something blue was a garter worn around her thigh on the wedding day and is sometimes presented to the bride to be by a friend on her hen night. If you’re stuck for ideas it can easily double as your something new! If you are looking to go outside of the box and have something different why not try incorporating it into your jewellery, hair accessorises, lingerie, shoes or even your wedding day theme.

    Whether you want to incorporate these traditions into your wedding day theme or bridal ware it is completely up to you and we have an endless list of options to assist you in these decisions – If you would like to get a quote please contact us on 01273 771500 or come and visit us at The Marry Me Wedding Fair on the 30th June!

    Perfection Bridal - something perfect for every Bride

    admin @ 11:21 am

    April 28, 2011

    Have a Popping Good Time!

    Fancy something cute and unique to give out to your guests as a wedding favour? Want something different from your traditional three tired wedding cake?

    Well ladies your prayers have been answered……As the cake pop has officially arrived!

    These cute and fabulous little morsels of cake on a stick make perfect wedding cake alternatives and can double up as favours for your guests. Ingenious you say… I think so!

    There is a huge range of different styles and themes these pops come in, whether you want a traditional bride and groom theme or something a bit different such as ice cream cones or snowmen. You can even go for something simple like a rocky road coating.

    Why not have some special ones made for the children in the style of a favourite Disney character!

    Aren’t these the cutest things you’ve ever seen! The incredible Bakerella created these wedding cake pops that would be perfect for any engagement party, wedding shower, or as delicious wedding favours! And obviously, you could even propose with them!

    What ever theme you have in mind and flavour you fancy, we have some great suppliers that will be more than happy to make your wedding dreams come true. If you would like to get a quote contact us on 01273 771500.

    admin @ 10:37 am

    April 5, 2011

    Add a Touch of Summer to your day!

    It may seem like the summer sun is a long way away, but believe it or not it is just around the corner! If you are planning to have your wedding during the fabulous summer months, then here are a few fun and interesting ideas you may wish to incorporate:

    If you have got outside space at your reception venue, set up some chairs and giant games so guests can enjoy the glorious summer sun before sitting down to the wedding breakfast

    Instead of serving guests canapés on arrival, try Pimms and ice cream – we have some funky vintage ice cream carts which can be hired out to serve your guests an array of tasty treats!

    For the bride and bridesmaids vintage parasols and colourful fans are a great way to keep cool – you can even hand out fans to guests as favours

    Themes for this summer are set to be bright and beautiful, so why not go with a beach theme using deckchairs and seashells to decorate or try an Indian inspired colour theme with rich coloured fabrics and jewels – we have some great theming and entertainment options available or we can put together something completely bespoke for you!

    Travel in style to your event with an open topped vintage car or horse and carriage, perfect for catching a breeze but also makes a grand entrance! – we have some great options for travel on your special day from quirky tuktuks to an elegant Rolls Royce

    If you need any help with ideas or finding some great suppliers then contact us on 01273 771500 and we will be more than happy to put together a proposal of options for you free of charge.

    admin @ 3:25 pm

    March 10, 2011

    Peter Andre – wedding planner?!

    It’s all happening here at Marry Me Towers – we’re heading full pelt towards our next amazing Pamper Me bridal evening, even bigger and more beautiful than before. We’re moving to the elegant Paganini Ballroom at the Old Ship Hotel for the next one – have a look at the information HERE

    In the meantime though, we have an exciting opportunity for anyone getting hitched. Peter Andre (we love him and we’re not afraid to say so!) is looking for a couple who want to get married this summer, or who want to get engaged and would like some help from the man himself! It’s for Peter’s new ITV2 show.

    If you would like to apply to take part in the show email us and we can forward your details to Peter’s production team!


    admin @ 4:18 pm

    December 16, 2010

    Pans Casino tables exhibit

    Roulette Table

    Roulette Table

    Finding entertainment for your wedding can often be the trickiest part of the day. Finding something that’s going keep the excitement of the day going and ensuring your guests are well looked after, can be tough. But that’s why Pamper Me is here – to help you find something special, something a little bit different, and so we have bought Pans Casino along to the fair!

    Exhibiting with us at the launch of Pamper Me in July, Pans Casino are back again and ready to show you what they can bring to your wedding. It’s a great way to entertain your guests, and is something a bit different to offer. Guests can gamble away on one of many tables, such as roulette, black jack or poker! And hey, after a few glasses of bubbly your guests will be even more confident and get gambling (not real money, of course!). It might even be a chance for those young single lads to show off their skills and impress those lovely ladies!

    If you want to see what Pans Casino can offer you in 2011 for you wedding, come on down to Pamper Me on the 20th January and see what it’s all about! If you would like more information on the fair, contact Ashleigh on 01273 771500 today

    admin @ 3:46 pm

    December 14, 2010

    Paul Edward Photographer signs up for Pamper Me!

    Exhibiting at Pamper Me! 20th January 2011

    Exhibiting at Pamper Me! 20th January 2011

    Having a photographer at your wedding is absolutely crucial, to capture the special moments of what will be one the most memorable days of your life. Having a photographer who understands your needs and what you want from your wedding day is so important, and when it comes to seeing the photos, it is essential that the photographer has done a very good job.

    Here at Marry Me wedding fairs, we have our next Pamper Me event taking place on the 20th January at the Thistle Hotel, and there is no better place to look than here for a brilliant photographer – Paul Edward. Paul has been a great supporter of Marry Me wedding fairs, and we are thrilled to pieces to have him back on board the Marry Me ship, and sail into the new year with a bang!

    He is going to be bringing something extra special to Pamper Me for all the visitors, so make sure you don’t miss it!

    For more information and pictures from our last event, please check out our facebook group

    If you would like any more information about Pamper Me or are interested in taking a stand, give Ashleigh a call today on 01273 771500.

    admin @ 2:42 pm

    December 7, 2010

    Mummy Cupcakes exhibit at Pamper Me!


    Amazing wedding cake tower!

    Christmas is over, the excitement turns into dread, bank accounts are empty and it’s back to work. Yes that’s right, it can only mean January! But hey, it’s not all bad. Think of all the January sales you can find a bargain at, and not only that, here at Marry Me Wedding Fairs, we have come up with the perfect plan to get you back into the spirit – Pamper Me is back and ready to eliminate those January blues.

    Despite Christmas being only three weeks away, we have already generated lots of interest in this next Pamper Me event, and exhibitors are confirming left, right and centre. One of which being our cake exhibitor, Mummy’s Cupcakes who took a stand with us at the launch of Pamper Me back in July, and they are back again ready to offer our visitors some great cupcake samples and be in with the chance of winning a scrumptious cake in the prize draw. They went down a storm at the last fair, and we have no doubts the same will happen again! AND YOU CAN WIN CAKE!!!

    We know it can be a tough time in January, but with Pamper Me being a completely new concept in wedding fairs, we are confident that it is going to be the hottest thing going on in what is not such a hot month!

    If you are interested in taking a stand with us, give us a call today and ask for Ashleigh on 01273 771500.

    admin @ 5:46 pm

    November 10, 2010

    Let’s Get Trendy!


    Fabulous Tiki Bar created for wedding client

    The New Year is fast approaching and the wedding trends for 2011 are set to be amazing!

    On the fashion side – feminine and glamorous dresses are on an all time sales high with statement jewellery pieces and coloured shoes being the must have essentials to add that perfect finishing touch.

    For the flowers – it will be all about the natural and beautiful flowers with fresh and seasonal blooms being at the top of most couples lists. For those on a bit of a budget pot plants and artificial flowers are a big hit!

    The venue – this is normally one of the most important parts of the wedding to plan, as most brides have there perfect venue in mind. The classic and traditional venues are now looking like a thing of the past with a distinct shift towards the smaller, intimate and quirky venues. They not only add a unique edge to your wedding but make it that little bit more personal. – We have a huge range of venues available from cute country barns and modern chic hotels to wedding teepees. Alongside the changing trends in venues is the choice of catering for the reception – this has moved towards BBQs, buffets, afternoon tea and quaint summer picnics.

    Cakes – Yummy! The sweetest part of the day is in keeping with the same trend as last year with the cupcake. But this year it will be joined by its fellow sweet treats the Whoopie pie, the cake pop and candy buffets! – Talk about putting a sugar high your big day.

    Finally the personal touches – 2011 will see a big rise in couples adding personal touches to their special day through a variety of different methods be it favours, photo bunting, personalised bottles of champagne and choice of catering. – We can help you to add that personal touch to your day by noting down what you want or helping you with ideas. The sky really is the limit!

    We keep in touch with the latest wedding trends so that we can bring them to you! For more information about our wedding planning services please email us on info@marrymeweddingfair.co.uk

    admin @ 5:10 pm

    November 3, 2010

    Lets All Get A Little Merry…

    Fancy giving your guests something totally different for a favour or do you just want to add an extra edge to the evening’s entertainment? – Then hire a cocktail bar!

    Many couples now prefer to hire a cocktail bar to serve their guests their chosen drink instead of handing out favours. You could also hire a couple of flair barman to add that extra wow factor to the evening – they can mix up an array of different cocktails before your guests very eyes as well as putting on a show of fancy hand moves.

    We have some great suppliers that provide cocktail bars whether you want them to light up, fit with your day’s theme (Venetian, James Bond or winter wonderland to name but a few) or just look elegant and sophisticated. For a quote call 01273 771500 or visit our website.


    admin @ 5:18 pm

    October 26, 2010

    A Little Confused?!

    The wedding breakfast is a traditional part of the wedding Day, but what is it? As the name would suggest it is the first meal of the day, breakfast. But oddly this is not the case.

    Breakfast is well known as the first meal of the day to break the over night fast. The wedding breakfast breaks the fast of the bride and groom following the wedding ceremony. Traditionally this would be a three course sit down meal but today many couples opt for the money saving option of a buffet – What ever you fancy we can put something together that will make your wedding day that extra little bit special!

    The wedding breakfast is one of the most important aspects of the day as it is the bride and groom’s first meal together as a lawfully wedded couple. It is also a family occasion where members of the bride and groom’s family get to dine with each other for the first time after the marriage ceremony. Due to the significance of the wedding breakfast there are certain protocols of etiquette and tradition that need to be followed to ensure that everyone enjoys the evening.

    One of the basic rules which the wedding breakfast follows is the seating arrangements. The ‘top table,’ is where the bride and groom sit facing their guests, they are usually accompanied by the father, mother, maid of honour and best man. The groom sits on the right

    side of the Bride with the father on the right side of the mother and the maid of honour and best man sit in the corners. The other family members are adjacent to the bride and groom on the ‘receiving line’ tables.

    Favours 529x4594for the guests are usually placed on the tables along side each of their place cards. Traditionally these are sugared almonds, to signify well wishes on the bride and groom’s new life. But today there is a huge range of items you can use from sweets and chocolate to candles and flower seeds.

    It is also traditional during the breakfast for three toasts to be announced. A response to these is normally done by the groom on behalf of the bride and the best man on behalf of the bridesmaids.

    If you would like to get a quote on the catering options that we have available or would like discuss a more bespoke option please call 01273 771500.

    admin @ 5:16 pm

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