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calligraphy classes for beginners from Claire Gould at By Moon and Tide, photo credit Zehra Jagani (6)
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Hey lovelies! If you’re in Manchester this Friday come and join me…

We’re getting our glitter ON this Friday in Manchester – with only 3 days to go until my Festive Modern Calligraphy Workshop the last few tickets are just £55!

This promises to be a lovely, relaxing and fun calligraphy workshop and I’m really looking forward to it! Calligraphy kits for everyone will include some special goodies we’ve never used before – and I’ll show you how to make your very own calligraphy Christmas tree (it’s easier than it looks, I promise!)

You get to take home your calligraphy pen and nib, all the worksheets from the class, and some festive goodies… bauble gift tags, personalised cloche baubles which you will MAKE, and your very own, very special Christmas card!

Come and join us – last-minute tickets do tend to sell quickly and we have just four left!!

Calligraphy workshop tickets & info here

calligraphy classes for beginners from Claire Gould at By Moon and Tide, photo credit Zehra Jagani (2)

Photos by lovely Zehra Jagani (starring Rima!)

Pink flower wedding ideas and cute wedding dogs on English-Wedding.com with Robin Goodlad Photography (9)
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It’s more than wonderful to see a gorgeous bridal bouquet given the attention it deserves – and Dorset photographer Robin Goodlad captures this beauty like a pro! Beautiful Martine and Nick’s wedding day is full of visual treats, glamorous styling and thoughtful details – Martine is stunning and Nick looks gorgeous – but these two little faces almost steal the show… aren’t they ADORABLE?!! 

Pink flower wedding ideas and cute wedding dogs on English-Wedding.com with Robin Goodlad Photography (33)

Martine is SUCH a beautiful bride, and chose a lace dress with a gorgeous and delicate neckline – the beading and detail of the dress is just stunning. A simple pearl pendant and softly curled undo completed her bridal style. The flowers are divine, with roses and peonies, mint and ferns – and floral styling around the venue with more roses, rosemary and plenty of foliage for a modern and textured look.

Pink flower wedding ideas and cute wedding dogs on English-Wedding.com with Robin Goodlad Photography (37)

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The green and pleasant hills of North West England are idyllic for tying the knot! Its countryside and scattered villages are sprinkled with magic and folklore, and you’ll find historic cities home to unmistakable architecture and stunning wedding venues both traditional and modern – unrivalled romance in every corner!

But the North West isn’t just the home of awe-inspiring architecture; rich in history and culture, the region is renowned for its musical legacy, inspiring momentous bands from The Smiths to The Stone Roses, Take That to Oasis and, of course, The Beatles. The region’s thriving wedding scene is similarly bursting with creativity. Choose from an abundance of sensational live wedding bands and masterful musicians in myriad styles – pop bands, soul bands, folk bands, string quartets and rock ‘n’ roll bands to name a few – to add sensational live music to your special day.

Naturally, Manchester and Liverpool are the live entertainment hubs in the North West, but you’ll find live wedding entertainers distributed all across the region, in Cheshire, Cumbria and the Lake District, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside. While you might be tempted by bands from farther afield, consider the benefits of hiring local:

Beach boho wedding styling ideas from the UK, image credit Katie Mortimore (29)
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Last month it was announced that the laws governing where folks get married in England and Wales might change – and it’s about time, we think! We dream of windswept elopements on sea cliffs, of secret woodland glades for our tipis and festoon-lit wedding celebrations… and of creating and speaking our own vows which don’t include legal jargon or a single religion if we don’t want them to! We’ll be watching the development of that little story carefully here at English Wedding HQ.

Today’s wedding inspiration shoot fits perfectly into the free-spirited, beautiful boho vibe… it’s from wedding photographer www.katiemortimore.com who worked with a lovely creative team to put together a stunning backdrop for a natural or humanist wedding by the beach. With a beautiful dress by Lisa the Dressmaker, flowers from Bellafiori and props / styling by Wonderlands, who provided the props (we LOVE!!!) and gorgeous stationery from Ananya Cards.

Beach boho wedding styling ideas from the UK, image credit Katie Mortimore (2)

Relaxed styling for a summer wedding near Cambridge with Rose Images Wedding Photography (6)
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Happy Friday everyone! Before I share today’s wedding I have a special offer for anyone who can make it to Manchester next Friday (7th December) – there are a handful of places left at my modern calligraphy workshop and you can SAVE 10% if you book your places today! It’s a festive calligraphy class so lots of fun… it’s for absolute beginners and BRILLIANT for anyone with wedding place names to write or invites to send in 2019! Book your places in my Etsy shop if you’d like to come along!

So today’s wedding… it’s just gorgeous, with so many elegant DIY styling touches. Jen & Mick got married on 28th July 2018 at the Granary Estates in Woodditton. Jen was a really chilled bride and the wedding was really relaxed and full of smiles all day. Jen’s Jenny Packham dress suits her perfectly – she’s absolutely stunning, don’t you think? And Mick looks fabulous in a Ted Baker suit with a coral and ivory buttonhole to match Jen’s gorgeous bouquet! Images are by lovely Sally at Rose Images, and the venue is The Granary Estates. Flowers are by Clare Jones Floral Design.

Lego and scrabble themed DIY wedding with Ayelle Photography on English-Wedding.com (36)
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Hey lovelies! I hope you’re staying safe and cosy in this blustery weather! Today’s wedding is the perfect distraction from the wind and rain – Mimi and Jacob married on the 5th of January and incorporated so many cool ideas into their totally gorgeous and unique DIY wedding. The boys are all rocking a tux and dickie bow (and loving the James Bond look!); Mimi is absolutely stunning in a beautiful lace dress and veil. The details though… and the care and creativity these guys put into making their wedding a true reflection of their personalities is amazing!

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Dodmoor house is beautiful without any extra decoration, but there’s also so much room to make it your own and add your own personality to the place. I always wanted a barn-style wedding and Dodmoor house ticked that box. But Jacob and I also enjoy lots of quirky things and different hobbies, which we were able to show in our table decorations. Each table fitted a different theme – games and superheroes (for Jacob), animals & crafts (for me) and a lego top table with matching wedding cake, as we both enjoy building lego together. This was all the handiwork of my very talented sister (and maid of honor), who handmade all the decorations including a differently themed tree centerpiece for each table, lego figurines of each member of the wedding party, placemats, and bunting.

Wedding bands - photo by Lucas Allman
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Header photo by Lucas Allmann

Planning the entertainment for your wedding can be stressful at any time, but a Christmas wedding? How do you strike the right balance? Do you go fully Jingle Bells, or ignore the festive feeling and stick to the songs and sounds that matter to you? The thing is, with those blazing log fires, mistletoe, and frosty weather – all the better for snuggling close – winter is an incredibly romantic time of year. So, whatever theme you choose for your wedding, it has the potential to be magical. Your wedding entertainment is that little sprinkling of fairy dust on top, that makes the whole thing sparkle.

So, grab some spices, mull some wine and have a little read through our guide to choosing the best entertainment for your winter wedding.

The Earcandy Christmas Band

Same sex wedding styling boho chic festival inspiration - image credit Emma Hall Photography (9)
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Words by Emma Hall & Billie Pingault

This shoot celebrates two fierce females, who want their union to be bursting with colour and fun. Their wedding is a contrast to identikit muted colour palettes and shuns traditional elements that we have come to expect with weddings; it’s a call out to brides and grooms (and everybody in between) who are looking for inspiration for an against the grain wedding, in both spirit and design detail. Truly authentic direction and photography style ensured that people could look at these images and relate with meaning to the story behind them.

Same sex wedding styling boho chic festival inspiration - image credit Emma Hall Photography (1)

Coming up with the concept was easy, as it’s all the things that we love the most; golden hour dancing, lots of flowers and bright colours. Our brief to suppliers focused on a fresh take on an English vintage summer fete vibe, with some glitter and nostalgia thrown in!

Stunning florals and archway flower surround for a breathtaking wedding style article on English Wedding, image credit Lisa Payne Photography (38)
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Sometimes a styled photoshoot will leave me absolutely speechless… and yes, it’s about showing you ideas for styling a beautiful wedding. But it’s also about showcasing the very best wedding suppliers, sharing their creativity and imagination. So while this opulent, feast-for-the-eyes wedding style might be beyond the average wedding budget, every supplier involved can be booked for your wedding – the magic they’ve brought together to share on English Wedding today is only a taster of their talents. So grab a cuppa, take out your wedding planning journal, and make a note of these superb UK wedding talents. Fall in love, watch the video, scroll through the pics and Pin away, and then get in touch to find out what they can do for YOUR wedding!

All images by Lisa Payne Photography, and you’ll find the full supplier list below.

Stunning florals and archway flower surround for a breathtaking wedding style article on English Wedding, image credit Lisa Payne Photography (6)

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Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you’re having a lovely relaxing weekend – and staying cosy and warm! Isn’t it freezing out there?!! Our mountains have just a sprinkling of snow on the tops this week! Before I begin today’s feature I wanted to put out a little reminder about our 50% offer on advertising packages for the coming year – you can still save until Monday, on either my Tier 2 or Tier 3 packages. Find all the details you need here!

So in October I was invited by the lovely people at Storrs Hall to come stay and see their hotel – it was an easy offer to accept, so on a quiet Monday evening me and Mr English Wedding packed our bags and headed into the Lake District for a treat!

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Guest article by Truly Experiences. Header image by Hannah K. Photography

It’s happened. Your best mate in the whole world is getting married. He’s found the partner of his dreams and now he’s bestowed you with one of the greatest honours a man can receive – being the best man.

This is not something your friend has done lightly. Out of all of his pals, he’s chosen you to be by his side during one of the biggest days of his life. It’s not just a title; it’s a testament to how much your friend loves and appreciates you. (You feeling the pressure yet?)

But with great power comes great responsibility. There’s a lot you’ve got to consider. If you’re puzzling over how you can do your friend proud, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve put together nine killer tips on how you can put ‘best’ in ‘best man’.

Nicola Norton Photography on the English Wedding Blog (56)
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Although today’s wedding starts with a church service, the vibe is wonderfully whimsical and woodlandy, with celebrations under canvas and even a hand fasting ceremony in the afternoon! The venue is Bedfordshire’s enchanting Tofte Manor; the photographer is our lovely friend and English Wedding member Nicola Norton Photography.

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Gorgeous couple Georgina and Ben had a relaxed and beautiful wedding in the summer. Their day is beautifully styled with glorious bouquets of pink peonies, purple and coral blooms with splashes of greenery and fabulous textures. The peony styling continues through to the wedding cake, which is displayed prettily on rustic wooden tables at the wedding breakfast. Georgina’s stunning lace dress is the star of the show, and her delicate flower crown is just beautiful!

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