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Grand proposals out at sea expected this Christmas

Grand proposals out at sea expected this Christmas

Event managers at iconic South West attraction the Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare, are preparing for a bumper season of romantic marriage proposals as local people search for increasingly unique ways to pop the question.

Online vs offline - organising your wedding day

Planning a wedding has always been quite a traditional process, from wedding dress and suit shopping to finding the ultimate venue. But with new technologies and social media apps, is it time for the wedding industry to make a transition into the digital world?

2017 wedding season to cost guests £27.5 billion

As the 2017 wedding season gets underway, new research from American Express reveals that nearly a third (31%) of Brits will attend at least one wedding this year, spending an average of £432.

Brits spend nearly a week's salary to attend weddings

With wedding season upon us and people gearing up to attend their nearest and dearest's big day, new research from American Express reveals guests are set to spend £479 per wedding this year. This is just £24 less than the UK average weekly salary.

6 great travel ideas for newlyweds

6 great travel ideas for newlyweds

Newly married couples have the world at their feet. There’s no better time to strike out on your own and explore the world together, without family or friends as you may have done in the past.

Manage your wedding, manage your budget

Manage your wedding, manage your budget

It's easy to go wild on wedding costs but enough episodes of Don't Tell The Bride have been broadcast to prove that you can project manage your own Big Day and keep both the bride and bank balance happy.

Canny couples warm to winter weddings

Canny couples warm to winter weddings

The face of the traditional wedding is changing as couples look to save on the soaring cost of getting hitched by marrying ‘off-peak’. New research from AA Loans amongst newlyweds reveals that one in three couples (37%) married in autumn or winter.

Ragley to host Wedding Open Day!

Ragley to host Wedding Open Day!

Ragley, one of Warwickshire’s most stunning stately homes, is to host a Wedding Open Day on Sunday 25 January from 10am – 3pm. Visitors will be able to view the stunning Palladian Mansion which dates back to 1680 and is a popular venue for weddings.

Wedding planners say ‘I do’ to Malta

Wedding planners say ‘I do’ to Malta

The historic Phoenicia Hotel in Valletta recently hosted a group of wedding planners from the UK on an educational visit to Malta with Perfect Weddings Abroad, supported by the Malta Tourism Authority.

Don't follow the crowds - Intimate weddings in the British Virgin Islands

Don't follow the crowds - Intimate weddings in the British Virgin Islands

Consistently recognised as one of the most breathtaking destinations in the world, The BVI has no shortage of gorgeous backdrops to make for a truly stunning wedding location.

Wondrous winter weddings at Hanbury Manor

Wondrous winter weddings at Hanbury Manor

To help plan the perfect day, Hanbury Manor's resident team of certified wedding coordinators offer all the experience and expertise in marriage protocols and etiquette to ensure that your event runs smoothly.

South Africa, Bali and Australia offer best value for overseas weddings

South Africa, Bali and Australia offer best value for overseas weddings

Peak wedding season may be coming to an end in the UK, but couples looking to get married this autumn may be wise to look to get hitched in Hawaii, tie the knot in Thailand or hear wedding bells in Bali.

Walking down the aisle, celeb style

Following from George Clooney's Hollywood style wedding in Venice last weekend, Cheapflights.co.uk has picked out the crème de la crème of celebrity weddings – from the outrageous expense and publicity of Kimye's wedding to the more private and demure ceremonies involving Elton John/David Furnish and Brangelina.

Extraordinary places to say “I do”

Extraordinary places to say “I do”

Most wedding plans begin with an exhaustive search for that perfect venue. Gone are the days of modest ceremonies and simple buffets in favour of somewhere more original, memorable and unique.

Villa The Sanctuary Bali wins Wedding Industry Expert 2014 Award

Villa The Sanctuary Bali wins Wedding Industry Expert 2014 Award

Villa The Sanctuary Bali scooped the prestigious Wedding Industry Expert 2014 Award for most popular wedding venue Bali, Indonesia and worldwide.