The cost of a wedding blah blah blah

I see so many of these infographics and articles about weddings. They do my head in! I always take them with a pinch of salt and I honestly can’t see the point of them (other than clever marketing tools by SEO agencies). As a bride and groom do you really want / need to see these things?

I wonder exactly where the figures are from, and what we’re supposed to learn from them. Are they useful? Helpful? Or do they do more harm than good? Are we judging how much other people are spending? Should we?

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Do you believe the figures?

The infographic and original blog post are at and sources quoted are The Telegraph and You & Your Wedding magazine.



Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in November 2009 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.



  • Somethingnewdeals
    7 years ago

    I believe people spend that much on a wedding but I also know that with clever spending you can spend a lot less and get the same feel from the day. I think these are handy so people can have an idea of how much everything can cost but only as a guide to do it for a lot less.

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