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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!

    info@marrymeweddingfair.co.uk


    admin @ 4:18 pm

    December 17, 2010

    Give your hen party Vavavavoom!

    Hen party ideas

    Hen party ideas

    Looking for something fun and exciting to do for your hen party? Want to reveal your inner vamp? Then look no further than the Vavavavoom School of Burlesque, where you can learn to love the body your through dressing glamorously, undressing elegantly and posing provocatively. The classes will not only make you feel sexy but more confident and empowered as a women! It’s a fantastic thing to do for your hen party!

    The wonderful Vavavavoom ladies exhibited with us at the launch of Pamper Me in July this year. And now Vavavavoom are back for our January event to get you girls strutting your stuff once again! It is a great way for you and your hens to dress up, feel fabulous and bring out your sexy side.

    If you want to find out more about what Vavavavoom can do for your hen party, come on down to Pamper Me on the 20th January and see for yourselves. If you would like more information on the fair, please contact Ashleigh on 01273 771500 or email us


    admin @ 2:55 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

    November 10, 2010

    Let’s Get Trendy!

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    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.

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    admin @ 5:18 pm

    October 8, 2010

    Themed weddings get more exciting!

    We’re really excited about the new series of Wedding House on Channel 4. For ages we’ve been banging the drum about having exciting and unusual weddings and been lucky enough to have been the wedding planner for a few crazy brides! But it’s thrilling to see themed weddings on national television.

    The first episode of Wedding House featured an Alice in Wonderland theme for a wedding, with great attention to detail (the devil is in the detail!) and the most amazing costumes – every single guest was dressed up as a character from the story. Giant cupcakes, delicate teacups and saucers for drinking from, giant toadstools, ‘Eat me’ and ‘Drink me’ signs… the props were stunning!

    What was really interesting was seeing the groom change from being slightly reluctant, to really enjoying dressing up. We see this a lot with themed parties and weddings. People feel a bit daft until they really get into the swing of things – then suddenly they find their inner child released and really start to have fun!

    Also in the show was a fantastic Moulin Rouge themed wedding. We thoroughly approve of the complete over-the-topness of this theme and even more so as the bride and groom are both theatrical types. They even go one step further and include a performance as part of their wedding!

    All this just goes to prove what we’ve been saying for ages. The days have gone where the traditional wedding is the only option. Civil ceremonies have contributed a lot to this change, bringing with them new formats and having no precedent to follow… we love the new creative wedding ideas and in fact we’re working on a Winter Wonderland wedding and a ‘Disney’ themed wedding at the moment. tiki-bar-set-up

    One of the most popular weddings we ever worked on included a full Hawaiian tiki bar (pictured) and two tonnes of sand being brought into the venue! We’ll never forget seeing the wedding guests kick off their shoes and run into the sand laughing and giggling like children!

    So. If you are planning a wedding with a more unusual theme or angle, we can match anything you’ve seen on Wedding House, and a whole lot more besides! We have prop builders, make up artists, actors and performers – everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams and fantasies. Click here to email us


    admin @ 9:43 am