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2017 WEDDING FAIRS

Scout out brilliant wedding venues, inspiration and plenty of unique wedding theme ideas by visiting some of the wedding open days and wedding fairs hosted by our LGBT welcoming wedding venues across the UK in the coming months. View by date or location and see what treats are in store at this year’s wedding fairs…

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January 2017

HAMPSHIRE Wedding Fair

12 January |5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Balmer Lawn Hotel, Hampshire

See the Balmer Lawn Hotel’s wedding suites and outdoor Sylvan Pavilion dressed for a wedding and talk through your plans with the hotel’s wedding co-ordinator and many of its most trusted suppliers including florists, photographers, stylists, musicians and more.

WEST SUSSEX Wedding Fair

14 January |10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wakehurst,

Explore the mansion, grounds and gardens of Wakehurst and find your perfect wedding photo backdrops; see the mansion dressed for a ceremony and wedding breakfast and talk with Wakehurst’s very own in-house experts to discover how they can translate your wedding ideas into a reality, be it holding your wedding in the mansion itself, in a marquee or in the amazing Millennium Seed Bank. Secure your appointment with the venue hire manager, Susan Stuart, and the highly versatile catering manager, Phil Baker, as well as free parking by emailing wakehurstevents@kew.org. Appointments are available from 10am-6pm on a first come, first served basis.

LONDON Pink Wedding Fair

26 January |10:00 am - 5:00 pm
William Morris Gallery, London E17, London, E17 4JF

Celebrate LGBT History Month and plan your nuptials at our Pink Wedding Fair in Waltham Forest. Come and view the stunning rooms at the William Morris Gallery and consider having your wedding in this stunning Georgian Mansion. Admission is free; book your tickets at: pinkweddingfair.eventbrite.co.uk

WARWICKSHIRE Wedding Fair

29 January |12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Draycote Hotel, Warwickshire CV23 9LF

Enjoy free entry, and complimentary canapes with a drink upon arrival, at the Draycote Hotel when you visit its wedding fair. Located in Shakespeare’s county of Warwickshire and surrounded by countryside, explore the grounds and learn how the hotel’s wedding coordinators can help you plan your wedding. Free parking.

DORSET Wedding Fair

29 January |11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Italian Villa, Dorset United Kingdom

Visit the UK’s only Italian Villa all dressed up for the perfect wedding. Its friendly, professional team will give you a personal tour of the Villa and the opportunity to meet some of the region’s top wedding suppliers, including musicians and florists, photographers and entertainers. Entry is free.

CARDIFF Wedding Fair

29 January |11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Temple of Peace, Cardiff United Kingdom

Chat to suppliers and see one of Cardiff’s newest venues all done up to the nines! Get details at wonderland-weddings.com.

February 2017

WEST SUSSEX Wedding Fair

4 February |10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wakehurst,

Explore the mansion, grounds and gardens of Wakehurst and find your perfect wedding photo backdrops; see the mansion dressed for a ceremony and wedding breakfast and talk with Wakehurst’s very own in-house experts to discover how they can translate your wedding ideas into a reality, be it holding your wedding in the mansion itself, in a marquee or in the amazing Millennium Seed Bank. Secure your appointment with the venue hire manager, Susan Stuart, and the highly versatile catering manager, Phil Baker, as well as free parking by emailing wakehurstevents@kew.org. Appointments are available from 10am-6pm on a first come, first served basis.

LONDON Pink Wedding Fair

4 February |10:00 am - 5:00 pm
William Morris Gallery, Forest Hill E17, London, E17 4JF

Celebrate LGBT History Month and plan your nuptuials at our Pink Wedding Fair in Waltham Forest. Come and view the stunning rooms at the William Morris Gallery and consider having your wedding in this stunning Georgian Mansion. Admission is free; book your tickets at: pinkweddingfair.eventbrite.co.uk

EAST SUSSEX Wedding Fair

19 February |11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Bell in Ticehurst, East Sussex

Your chance to view The Bell in Ticehurst’s Love Nest and Lodges, see the venue all done up and enjoy free fizz and canapes. Book your place with Tessa on 01580 200 300 or email weddings[at]thebellinticehurst.com.

STAFFORDSHIRE Wedding Fair

19 February |5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Swinfen Hall, Staffordshire

Visit Swinfen Hall on Sunday 19th February to explore its magnificent Hall and grounds. The Edwardian ballroom will be dressed for a wedding breakfast and its experienced management team will be available to answer any questions. The honeymoon suite will be available for viewing and a select few of our recommended suppliers will be here too: everything you need to help you plan your perfect wedding day

STAFFORDSHIRE Wedding Fair

20 February |5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Swinfen Hall, Staffordshire

Visit Swinfen Hall on Sunday 19th February to explore its grounds and oak-panelled Four Seasons, which will be set for a civil ceremony. The Edwardian ballroom will be dressed for a wedding breakfast and its wedding planners will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. The honeymoon suite will be available for viewing and a select few of our recommended suppliers will be here too: everything you need to help you plan your perfect wedding day.

WEST SUSSEX Wedding Fair

26 February |11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wakehurst, West Sussex RH17 6TN

Wakehurst’s in-house caterers, Ampersand, will be available to answer any questions you may have about your wedding catering. You can also talk with a number of other experienced suppliers to find out how they can help you create your perfect wedding day. Free parking and goodie bags are also available. For details, visit abspecialevents.co.uk or call 07801 017374 to speak to Bernadette.

LONDON Gay Wedding Show

27 February |12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday Inn, Camden Lock, Camden
London,

Meet wedding suppliers and find out how they can help you make your wedding day dreams come true. There will also be live entertainment. Admission is free – book your ticket here.

March 2017

YORK | Wedding Showcase

5 March |11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Meet Hotel du Vin York’s wedding team, see its function rooms all dressed up, chat to some local recommended suppliers and, if you book your wedding on the day, you’ll get six bottles of champagne delivered to your home! If you’ve already booked your wedding at Hotel du Vin, York, and choose to upgrade it at the wedding showcase, you’ll receive a complimentary bed, breakfast and dinner on your first year anniversary! Find more details at hotelduvin.com.

HAMPSHIRE Wedding Open Day

12 March |11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Balmer Lawn Hotel, Hampshire

See the Balmer Lawn Hotel’s wedding suites and outdoor Sylvan Pavilion dressed for a wedding and talk through your plans with the hotel’s wedding co-ordinator and many of its most trusted suppliers including florists, photographers, stylists, musicians and more.

HAMPSHIRE, Wedding Fair

25 March |10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Terra Vina, 174 Woodlands Road, Woodlands, Netley Marsh
Southampton, Hampshire SO40 7GL United Kingdom

If you are looking for an intimate wedding venue of up to 36 people, visit Hotel TerraVina for its wedding fair. Located in the New Forest, why not take the opportunity to look around its pretty grounds, heated pool and its boutique hotel bedrooms.

April 2017

HERTFORDSHIRE, Ashridge House

8 April |11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashridge House, Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NS United Kingdom

Enjoy the rare opportunity to view inside Ashridge House and enjoy its stunning grounds. You can also meet VIP exhibitors, enjoy a bridal adn bridesmaids fashion show, listen to live musical acts and meet some of the county’s leading wedding professionals. Admission and car parking are complimentary.

NORTHUMBERLAND | Le Petit Chateau

8 April |12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sample canapes, meeting suppliers and chat to the wedding coordinators as you take a tour of le Petit Chateau and see it all dressed for a wedding.

TYNE & WEAR | LIFE Wedding Fair

23 April |11:00 am - 3:00 pm
LIFE Conference & Banqueting, International Centre for Life, Times Square
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE1 4EP United Kingdom

Join more than 30 exhibitors from Tyne & Wear at the award-winning wedding venue, the International Centre for Life, which has its own planetarium. Discuss your wedding ideas with the centre’s wedding team, fantastic photographers and suppliers of photo booths, sweet carts, cakes, flowers, and much more. Entry is free and includes a free goodie bag and exclusive offers.

HAMPSHIRE, Burley Manor

23 April |12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burley Manor, Ringwood Road
Burley, New Forest, Hampshire BH24 4BS United Kingdom

Burley Manor Barn is one of the newest wedding venues in the New Forest – meet the team at its spring wedding and celebrations showcase, and ask any questions you might have about hosting your wedding with them. Plus, if you book your wedding with on the day, you’ll receive a complimentary couples’ wellbeing treatment and a bottle of Perrier Jouet champagne!

May 2017

NORTHUMBERLAND | Newton Hall

4 May |5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Newton Hall, Newton by the Sea
Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 3DZ United Kingdom

See Newton Hall all dressed and styled for a wedding, try different cocktails and canapes, meet wedding coordinators and recommend suppliers events, and have a sneak peak inside some of the Hall’s beautiful bedrooms.

HAMPSHIRE Wedding Open Day

14 May |11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Balmer Lawn Hotel, Hanmpshire

See the Balmer Lawn Hotel’s wedding suites and outdoor Sylvan Pavilion dressed for a wedding and talk through your plans with the hotel’s wedding co-ordinator and many of its most trusted suppliers including florists, photographers, stylists, musicians and more.

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Wedding Fair & Garden Party

14 May |12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elmore Court,

Meet the team at Elmore Court, see the venue in newly renovated glory, and enjoy some on-trend wedding inspiration, too. There will be music from friends, canapés from the Elmore Kitchens, exciting street food, drinks from the bar and lots of fun to be had. You will also get to meet some fantastic local wedding suppliers including cake designers, stylists, photo-booths and prop providers.

BERKSHIRE Wedding Fair

21 May |11:00 am - 3:00 pm

View The Olde Bell all done up for a wedding, talk  to its experienced staff and meet a few hand-picked suppliers. Entry is free and includes complimentary fizz, canapes and a goodie bag.

June 2017

NORTHUMBERLAND | Le Petit Chateau

11 June |2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Le Petit Chateau, Jedburgh Road
Otterburn, Northumberland NE19 1NR United Kingdom

Sample canapes, meeting suppliers and chat to the wedding coordinators as you take a tour of le Petit Chateau and see it all dressed for a wedding.

July 2017

HAMPSHIRE Wedding Showcase

16 July |12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burley Manor, Ringwood Road
Burley, New Forest, Hampshire BH24 4BS United Kingdom

Join Burley Manor’s wedding team in the New Forest for your chance to view its spectacular barn in all dressed up in all its wedding glory! Set within picturesque surroundings, Burley Manor Barn is a unique and stunning venue – the perfect place for creating unforgettable memories on your wedding day – and its dedicated wedding coordinators will be on hand to answer your questions and share their expertise.

September 2017

STAFFORDSHIRE | Wedding Fair

3 September |1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Swinfen Hall, Staffordshire

Join the wedding team at the gorgeous Georgian manor, Swinfen Hall, for an afternoon of brilliant wedding inspiration for your wedding day! Weddings manager, Lesha, will be on hand to show you around the hall, along with a number of recommended suppliers. Admission and parking is free.

LONDON | Wedding Showcase

9 September |11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Andaz London Liverpool Street, 40 Liverpool Street
London, EC2M 7QN

Enjoy complimentary bubbles and canapes at the Andaz London Liverpool Street wedding fair. PLUS, if you pre-register your attendance and go to the fair you could WIN YOUR WEDDING (for up to 50 people).  Pre-register now.

 

LONDON Wedding Fair

9 September |11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Glasshouse on the Lock, 30 Jamestown Rd, London NW1 7BY

Meet the wedding team at beautiful Glasshouse on the Lock in Camden. The wedding fair is free to enter and complimentary canapes and prosecco will be served.

ESSEX | Wedding Open Day

10 September |11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Braxted Park, Great Braxted, Witham, Essex, CM8 3EN

Braxted Park would love for you to attend their Wedding Open Day on Sunday 10th September. It’s a wonderful opportunity to see this stunning wedding venue in all its glory and picture it dressed as it would be on your special day. Enjoy drinks and canapes, explore the impressive Pavilion, the magical Knott Garden and the Orangery, and chat to the Events Team about your plans. For more information, call Braxted Park on 01621 770855.

HAMPSHIRE Wedding Open Day

17 September |11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Balmer Lawn Hotel, Hampshire

See the Balmer Lawn Hotel’s wedding suites and outdoor Sylvan Pavilion dressed for a wedding and talk through your plans with the hotel’s wedding co-ordinator and many of its most trusted suppliers including florists, photographers, stylists, musicians and more.

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Wedding Fair

17 September |11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pinewood Studios, Heatherden Hall, Pinewood Road
Iver, Buckinghamshire SL0 0NH United Kingdom

Visit this wonderful period wedding venue steeped in history and close to Uxbridge. Enjoy two fashion shows which promise to be totally unique featuring some amazing bridal gowns at 12:30pm and 2:30pm and meet over 30 local companies. Doors are open 11.00am-3.30pm Free entry and free parking.

ESSEX | Wedding Open Day

17 September |11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Compasses at Pattiswick, Compasses Road Pattiswick Essex CM77 8BG

Join the team at The Compasses at Pattiswick for a relaxed and informal Wedding Open Day. Enjoy the maigcal countryside setting and 17th century building as you sample a selection canapés, sip a glass of fizz, and discuss your wedding plans with the team and some of their most trusted suppliers.

HAMPSHIRE | Open Day

20 September |5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southdowns Manor, Dumpford Lane, Trotton, Petersfield GU31 5J

Experience the breathtaking Southdowns Manor at its open day on 20th September. Take the opportunity to explore the house and gardens at your leisure, discuss your wedding plans with its friendly wedding team and discover its all inclusive and whirlwind offers.

EAST SUSSEX | Wedding Showcase

24 September |11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Gallivant, The Gallivant New Lydd Road, Camber, East Sussex TN31 7RB

Experience the gorgeous Gallivant, the hotel on Camber Sands, as it would be on a wedding day. Taste delicious, freshly prepared food, sample some of the best local wines, talk to the Gallivant’s hand-selected suppliers, and take a wander over to the dunes and beach to get a real feel for what it might be like to hold your wedding here. Please email events[at]thegallivant or call Felicity on 01797 225 057 if you would like to attend.

HAMPSHIRE | Wedding Showcase

24 September |12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burley Manor, Ringwood Road
Burley, New Forest, Hampshire BH24 4BS United Kingdom

Join the wedding team at the beautiful Burley Manor for an Autumn Wedding Showcase. For further information please call Katie on 01425 403522 or email events[at]newforesthotels.co.uk.

CUMBRIA | Wedding Fair

24 September |1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Derwentwater Hotel, Portinscale
Keswick , Cumbria CA12 5RE United Kingdom

Meet the wedding team, walk around the lakeside gardens, and get a real flavour for what it would be like to hold your wedding at the Derwentwater Hotel. Entry is free.

October 2017

BRIGHTON, The Gay Wedding Show

1 October |12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Grand Brighton, 97-99 King's Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2FW

Hosted by Fonda, visit the Gay Wedding Show to meet welcoming local suppliers, venues and more; get tips on planning your wedding, see mock ceremonies and enjoy some fantastic entertainment. They will also be a goodie bag for you to take away.

BERKSHIRE | Wedding Fair

8 October |11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hilton, St Anne’s Manor, London Rd, Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 1ST

Explore this beautiful manor house and its 25 acres of grounds, chat with local Berkshire wedding suppliers, enjoy wedding fashion shows (12.30-2.30) and find the help you need to plan your wedding at the Hilton St Anne’s Manor wedding fair, Bracknell.

MANCHESTER, The Gay Wedding Show

8 October |12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester, One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn St, Manchester M1 3DG

Hosted by Fonda, visit the Gay Wedding Show to meet welcoming local suppliers, venues and more; get tips on planning your wedding, see mock ceremonies and enjoy some fantastic entertainment. There will also be a goodie bag for you to take away.

BERKSHIRE, Barn Wedding Fair

15 October |11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ufton Court, Berkshire, Ufton Court, Green Lane, Ufton Nervet, Reading RG7 4HD

Explore the gorgeous 16-acre Ufton Court and barn, pick up inspiration and meet with its wedding team and some of its favourite cake makers, photographers, florists, stylists and more. Entry is free, but please register to attend by sending your name, email address and wedding date to weddings[at]uftoncourt.co.uk.

SURREY | Wedding Fair

15 October |11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hilton, Cobham, Seven Hills Rd, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 1EW

Set amongst acres of glorious Surrey countryside, and just 25 miles from London, visit the Hilton Cobham and meet a range of local wedding suppliers able to help you create your dream wedding. Wedding fashion shows run from 12.30-2.30. Free entry and parking.

HAMPSHIRE | Open Afternoon

17 October |5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southdowns Manor, Dumpford Lane, Trotton, Petersfield GU31 5J

Meander through the grounds of Southdowns Manor, venture into the house itself and discuss your wedding plans with the in-house wedding team, taking the opportunity to discover more about the fantastic all-inclusive and whirlwind offers available. To register your interest in attending, email enquiries[at]southdownsmanor.co.uk. Can’t make the date, call 01730 763800, to book a personal viewing.

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