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Why Wait? 3 Months To Plan Your Wedding

With indoor weddings and civil partnerships allowed to resume, Northern Ireland hotels are facing a nuptials nightmare thanks to a backlog of more than 3,700 weddings this summer!  A lot of weddings have been postponed, not to mention those who have had the ceremony already and are planning the wedding reception for a later date, creating an unprecedented situation for the country’s wedding industry. Due to this reason, we are seeing an increased number of couples choosing to fast-forward their wedding plans so they don't have a long wait for their chosen venue. We have came up with a schedule for how you can plan your wedding in up to three months for those couples whose love simply can't wait!  The Countdown Begins 3...

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The Country Bride

The Beautiful "Barn" Wedding is the perfect, rustic venue for a lockdown wedding. Restored country barns and stables are proving to be very popular due to the current restrictions, why not have your wedding in your very own back yard or neighbours farm? Northern Ireland may not guarantee us warm weather, but we do have an abundance of charming countryside which offers plenty of stunning photo opportunities.

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The Valentine's Bride

February 14th, officially the most romantic day of the year filled with heart shaped chocolates, bouquets of flowers and love. Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion to celebrate your dream wedding with your nearest and dearest. Not to mention you'll never have to worry about your other half forgetting your anniversary! 

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Adapt Your Wedding Dress To Suit The Season

For many brides, finding the perfect dress for your dream day is the most important part! What happens when the date of your wedding has had to be postponed and you now have a winter style dress for a summer wedding? We have the best top tips and tricks in how to alter your wedding dress to suit any season. 

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The Improvised Wedding

All around the country brides and grooms are getting creative with improvised weddings. We have seen small, intimate weddings happening in gardens, on beaches and in living rooms. If your wedding has been effected by COVID why not give 'The Improvised Wedding' a go? Here's some of our favourite ideas...    The Garden Party   There's something amorous about an outdoor wedding: from a romantic botanical garden to the warm familiarity of your own backyard.  Marquees can be set up anywhere from pavement to grass but just don’t forget to weatherproof it especially if it is a warm balmy day, you may need some extra air conditioning!  Drape fabric from the marque ceiling to soften the space or to create sectioned off...

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