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Ceremony Alternatives

Rustic style burlap aisle runner |

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22/08/16 • Ceremony Alternatives, Civil Partnerships, Civil Weddings, Multi-cultural Weddings, Religious Weddings, Traditions & Customs, Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Vows

You could win your wedding worth an incredible £40,000, including up to £1,000 worth of wedding ceremony accessories in our free to enter competition. Take your pick from aisle decorations, themed ceremony sets, cute pet accessories, brand new vow books and so much more.   Aisle Decorations A decorative backdrop and aisle runner creates an attractive dedicated… read more

Hosting Your Wedding Outdoors

28/06/16 • Ceremony Alternatives, Outdoor weddings, Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Help, Advice & Tips, Wedding Planning, Wedding Receptions

Summer is here! The sun, the gentle breeze, the cocktails with lunch and all the barbecues, summer might be my favourite season; it may even inspire you to try hosting your wedding outdoors. Here’s everything that you’ll need to know for an al fresco wedding day. Getting married outside is fantastic! If you’re going for… read more

Water Wedding Themes

04/01/15 • Ceremony Alternatives, Honeymoons & Travel, Inspiration, Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Receptions, Wedding Themes, Wedding Venues, Weddings Abroad

Getting married on or near water really is for true romantics. Whether you’re planning a riverside wedding, exotic beach wedding abroad, or British seaside celebration, here are some of the most beautiful water wedding theme ideas and accessories to inspire you. Waterside wedding at Waddeson Manor, Buckinghamshire Getting married by the river A riverside venue,… read more at the National Wedding Show

Wedding Ceremony Seating Ideas

22/11/14 • Ceremony Alternatives, Inspiration, Trends, Wedding Ceremonies

When you imagine walking down the aisle and standing by your partner’s side at the altar, how do you visualise everyone else? On either side of you in rows of decorated four-legged chairs as is traditional, or will you go for something that’s a little more creative? Here are some of our favourite wedding ceremony… read more

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Mauritius Weddingmoons with Beachcomber Tours

08/10/14 • Ceremony Alternatives, Honeymoons, Honeymoons & Travel, Wedding Budget & Costs, Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Checklists, Wedding Help, Advice & Tips, Wedding Planning, Wedding Receptions, Wedding Venues, Weddings Abroad

In Mauritius you can have a beautiful tropical wedding abroad, and afterwards you can dive straight into your honeymoon. A weddingmoon! They’re more than a wedding and more than a honeymoon—it’s the two rolled into one! Your Weddingmoon When planning for any weddingmoon abroad you’ll be looking for a gorgeous location that has all that… read more

Rustic Wedding Location Ideas

14/09/14 • Ceremony Alternatives, Civil Weddings, Outdoor weddings, Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Receptions, Wedding Venues

A rustic wedding is informal, relaxed and full of natural beauty. An outdoor summer picnic or a marquee at an old country farm, pretty converted barn or local church hall all make ideal locations for a rustic or shabby chic style wedding. Here is our pick of the best rustic wedding locations close to home and… read more

Bride and Groom Holding Hands |

8 Alternative Unity Ceremony Ideas for Your Wedding

04/09/14 • Ceremony Alternatives, Inspiration, Trends, Wedding Ceremonies

Long ago, in a land far away (called medieval Northern Europe), brides were presented with their wedding ring at the tip of a sword. A few years on, and religious ceremonies were the norm. Now, there’s so much variation in culture and religion that all manners of couples have all manners of weddings. Religious weddings… read more

Alternative Wedding Ceremonies

19/07/14 • Ceremony Alternatives, Wedding Ceremonies

 Looking for something different to the civil ceremony? If a traditional church ceremony is too religious for you and a civil ceremony is not spiritual enough, consider an alternative Humanist ceremony which can be Buddhist or Pagan in its roots or simply comprise of everything that is important to you both. It won’t be legally binding… read more

Wedding Celebrant – Top 10 Questions

16/08/13 • Ceremony Alternatives, Wedding Ceremonies

The steady increase in Celebrants delivering wedding ceremonies continues to open up the questions around choice and originality when it comes to planning what is a special day. More people are discovering that anything is possible when a Celebrant creates and delivers their ceremony, using their words. Wedding Celebrant Steve Albrighton from Special Ceremonies answers the… read more

Unity Candle Wedding Ceremony

22/07/13 • Ceremony Alternatives, Inspiration, Trends, Wedding Ceremonies

The wedding receptions are becoming more personalised every year, with couples finding new and unique suppliers, increasingly crafty DIY projects, and looking for ways to make the day their own. It’s no surprise then that the need to personalise the wedding day is spilling over to the ceremony as well. Find out if the unity… read more