Charlotte Balbier
Luxury Wedding Fairs

a whole lot of lovely at the bowdon rooms

September 28th, 2016 | Julia Braime

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We’re so excited to introduce another event in our so-far so-fabulous autumn 2016 calendar! *Does dance* The finest North West wedding industry talent will be descending upon The Bowdon Rooms, Altrincham, for our Luxury Wedding Exhibition at this unique & authentic vintage venue next Sunday 9th October 2016!

This brilliant, exclusive use venue is as fun as it is special, with it’s high ceilings, sparkling drapes, ornate fireplaces and perfectly sprung dance floor.  Dancing shoes at the ready!  If you are looking for a bespoke and private wedding venue with a little added period pizazz, it’s your lucky day.

We’ve added the very best wedding planners, floral designers, beauty specialists, bridal ateliers, vintage cars , venue stylists, photographers, live music, photo booths, cakes, diamonds (and more!) that the area has to offer, to make sure that every detail of your big day is covered with style.

I don’t know about you, but I feel like a bit of a party…

Martin Hambleton Photography at The Bowdon Rooms Wedding Fair

 

bride to be?

We’re giving away up to 150 free Bride To Be media packs, filled with glossy magazines and treats from Brides Up North.  As demand is high, to pick up your media pack all you need to do is register.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FREE ENTRY

While stocks last only.

Martin Hambleton Photography at The Bowdon Rooms Wedding Fair

Martin Hambleton Photography at The Bowdon Rooms Wedding Fair

Martin Hambleton Photography at The Bowdon Rooms Wedding Fair

Martin Hambleton Photography at The Bowdon Rooms Wedding Fair

fancy exhibiting with us?

We would love to welcome new exhibitors to the Brides Up North family in 2016. We are now accepting exhibitor bookings for all of our fabulous luxury wedding exhibitions across three regions this year.

Click here to view the full schedule.

Exhibitors will be strictly limited by category and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Email Julia at contact@bridesupnorth.co.uk for details.

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diary date: a stately soiree at adlington hall & gardens!

September 19th, 2016 | Julia Braime

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We’re having a fabulous start to the season here at Brides Up North HQ, spreading tulle and confetti covered cheer as our absolutely epic Luxury Wedding Exhibition schedule continues across three regions.

Have you seen this line up? We’ve been working hard to bring your very favourite – or soon to be favourite – suppliers together under the roofs of some of the most celebrated wedding venues across the North.  And we think we’ve done a pretty cracking job of it! Make sure to click the link with your diary on hand to check out the full selection of loveliness coming your way.

For now, we’re delighted to announce our autumn event at the stunning Adlington Hall & Gardens in Cheshire.  We’re putting on autumn’s most romantic wedding exhibition at this sensational historic wedding venue. Did we mention that you are invited, oh, and did we also mention that it’s completely free?

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This one has the WOW factor and it’s yours exclusively for the whole day.

Set in the heart of Cheshire, with its elegant interior and photogenic gardens Adlington Hall & Gardens is a stunning location which is fully licensed for your special day. We’ve filled The Hunting Lodge with our selection of the region’s best wedding industry suppliers, ready and waiting to turn your dreams into reality.

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bride to be?

To pre-register for a free Brides Up North VIP Bride-To-Be Media Pack (stuffed with treats and glossy mags) and FREE ENTRY, fill in your details below. You can collect your VIP Bride-To-Be Media Pack upon entry to the Luxury Wedding Exhibition. Only the bride need register for larger groups. While stocks last.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND REGISTER FOR OUR AUTUMN EVENTS

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want to exhibit with us?

We would love to welcome new exhibitors to the Brides Up North family in 2016. We are now accepting exhibitor bookings for all of our fabulous luxury wedding exhibitions across three regions.

Click here to view the full schedule.

Exhibitors will be strictly limited by category and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please email julia@bridesupnorth.co.uk for exhibitor booking and pricing information listing the events or area that you are interested in.

Images supplied by Adlington Hall & Gardens.

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hey #bridesquad? its a #supersunday weekend!

September 17th, 2016 | Julia Braime

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We’ve filled the autumn schedule with a whole lot of Brides Up North Super Sunday madness pretty! We’re like whirling dervishes this weekend at Brides Up North HQ as we bring you another two brilliant bridal shows packed full of each area’s very best wedding suppliers, and bespoke to each of our beautiful partner venues. Trust us, the office doesn’t look quite like the image above right now!

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First up, for those of you who fancy a bit of do, we’re filling The Ballroom at the super luxurious Worsley Park Marriott & Country Club in Manchester this Sunday 18th September 2016, 11am till 3pm, for a pretty perfect luxury bridal show, WHITEHOT: The North West’s Luxury Wedding Fair, where you can tick all your must have suppliers off your to do list – and it’s on us, the event is FREE ENTRY for you and your guests.

This sensational Manchester venue prides itself on excellent service and definitely knows how to throw a good party. We’re hosting one of our own, and we’ve invited along 30+ of the area’s best bridal exhibitors to make your wedding plans perfect. We’ve got ALL the details covered, so don’t forget to RSVP!

As Official Blogger, we’ll be giving away exclusive Brides Up North LIMITED COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS for The North West Wedding Fair at Event City, worth £30 per pair, to the first 100 couples attending our WHITEHOT Luxury Wedding Fair at Worsley Park Marriott this Sunday.  Double the inspiration, completely free!  Make sure to pop both dates in your diary.  

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For our Yorkshire readers, we’re inviting you to discover something very special indeed! This Sunday 18th September, 11am till 3pm, FREE ENTRY We are hosting a luxury wedding fair spanning the beautiful house, gardens and brand new (never seen before!) Orangery at beautiful Newby Hall. We’ve added 30 of the area’s most fabulous wedding industry suppliers to create a perfect day of wedding planning whilst you get the first look at this gorgeous new space!

Planned as a luxury immersive experience to let you truly see why Newby Hall and it’s surroundings are so special, you’ll start in the stunning Hall where you’ll meet the first of our wedding experts and then make your way across the torch lined lawn and through the manicured hedges to discover our “Secret Garden” collection of suppliers, waiting for you in Newby’s stunning glasshouse and marquee. Watch out for our beautifully dressed ceremony and wedding decor inspiration areas as you go!

We’ve said it before, but our events really are something else!  Would you like to join us?

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bride to be?

We’re giving away up to 150 free Bride To Be media packs at each event, filled with glossy magazines and treats from Brides Up North.  As demand is high, to pick up your VIP bag – and for FREE ENTRY – all you need to do is pre-register using the form for your venue of choice (you can register for more than one) found by clicking below. Only the bride need register for larger groups. While stocks last.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND REGISTER FOR ANY OF OUR FORTHCOMING EVENTS

want to exhibit?

For all our autumn 2016 events please email us at contact@bridesupnorth.co.uk

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visit the north west wedding fair with brides up north!

September 12th, 2016 | Julia Braime

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We’re so excited to be reprising our role as Official Blogger for The North West Wedding Fair when it returns to EventCity from 24-25 September 2016. Now established as the North West’s biggest and most popular large scale wedding show, you can try, buy, book and hire all that you need for your perfect day.

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We’ll be giving away exclusive Brides Up North FREE TICKETS for the event, worth £30 per pair, to the first 100 couples attending our WHITEHOT Luxury Wedding Fair at Worsley Park Marriott this Sunday.  Double the inspiration, completely free!  Make sure to pop both dates in your diary.  

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all the benefits

The show, now in its fifth edition, promises the finest collection of over 180 of the region’s best wedding suppliers. Plus all of the show’s regular features return, including stunning catwalk shows, the Vintage Village, Champagne Bar and the live Entertainment Stage, where you can hold your own auditions for your big day’s entertainment.

With over 13,000 visitors attending the shows in 2014 – this is the hot wedding ticket of the year.

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We’re especially excited about the new VIP package in association with Benefit Cosmetics which will offer bridal parties a unique VIP experience, with a Benefit bridal tote bag filled with products, plus on-stage masterclasses from their top artists.

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If you’re looking for inspiration and creative ideas, whether you’re dreaming of a fairy-tale occasion or seeking a more cutting edge affair, it is a must attend event for every bride-to-be. Discover the North West’s premier wedding suppliers and experts for every aspect of your day, so you can buy and book everything from stunning dresses, venues, décor, photography, jewellery, wedding transport, floral displays, honeymoons, entertainment and much more.

Eight stylish Catwalk Shows take place throughout each day of the show, showing a hand-picked selection of dresses in their very best light and keeping brides-to-be up to date on the latest trends.

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Wedding experts will be hosting a selection of wedding workshops to help you build the comprehensive plan for your big day. Benefit Cosmetics’ Make-up gurus share their style secrets while wedding planners give you advice on how to achieve your dream wedding without breaking the bank.

Whatever your budget, your style, your location – whatever your dream wedding – the North West Wedding Fair has got it covered. As well as hosting out own features over on the show’s official blog, we’ll also be on site at the event, tweeting, facebooking and instagramming like mad (from a front row seat on their designer catwalk no less), trying to meet as many of you lovely brides to be as possible and also putting our judging hat on to award the “best in show” exhibitor prize.

We’ll see you there!

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save 1/3 on standard tickets

Save 1/3 on standard tickets by quoting the code CT45 when booking.

book now

Visit the website for more details and to book your tickets now

Images by Cat Hepple/  Louise Bjorling.

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#bridesquad: you’re invited to cheshire’s prettiest wedding fair at hilltop country house!

August 30th, 2016 | Julia Braime

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We’re too excited to be launching our extremely beautiful season of Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibitions for autumn 2016 at the exceptionally pretty Hilltop Country House! Is this the loveliest, most friendly and personal wedding venue we’ve come across?  Just maybe!

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Hilltop’s just a little bit a lot special.  A stunning, exclusive use, family home with seriously gorgeous gardens, a pristine permanent marquee, rooms on site and a civil license, book nothing till you’ve seen it! Add the region’s very best wedding supplier stars – this line up is an absolute knockout – and we’ve a recipe for another crazy beautiful day.  Are you in?

Read our Dream Venue feature on Hilltop Country House by clicking here. 

As you know we don’t sit still for long at Brides Up North HQ and our Hilltop Country House event is just the first in an absolutely sensational (as ever!) selection of beautiful bridal events that we have planned for you.  We take pride in the variety and diversity of our venue portfolio – you can see our full schedule of dates and venues by clicking here – and we’re sure that there’s something to inspire every one of our readers.

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bride to be?

As well as all that inspiration – completely FREE – we are also giving away up to 150 FREE Bride To Be media packs, filled with glossy magazines and treats from Brides Up North.  Just because we love you.  As demand is high, to pick up your pack all you need to do is pre-register using the form below.  While stocks last only.

Only the bride need register for larger groups.

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM 

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EXHIBITOR ENQUIRIES: For all our forthcoming events please email us at contact@bridesupnorth.co.uk

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#bridesquad at the ready!

August 26th, 2016 | Julia Braime

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2016 is by far our busiest and most exciting year yet (the team have like, one Sunday off each out of 52) and we’d love to help you and your #bridesquad get your wedding inspo on and see you at one of our very special wedding shows this autumn.

We are proud to be working with some stunning new partner venues this season – watch out for dates at Lartington Hall, Saltmarshe Hall, Chester Grosvenor, Adlington Hall, The Belle Epoque, Hornington Manor, Newby Hall, Cutlers’ Hall and Worsley Park Marriott, to name a few – as well as some well established Brides Up North favourites, like Capesthorne Hall, Denton Hall, Ramside Hall, Hardwick Hall, The Bowdon Rooms, Hilltop Country House, Allerton Castle, The Alnwick Garden, Nostell Priory, Wentworth Woodhouse, The Mansion… the list goes on…

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For those Brides Up North readers who are new around these parts, we have a loyal and local following both on these pretty pages and off, and have hosted over 80 gorgeous wedding exhibitions and soirees since 2012!  We’ve amassed a fair bit a ridiculous amount of experience in this time, and are always tweaking our events and offering (every single event at every single one of our beautiful partner venues is completely bespoke and meticulously planned from scratch each season, we’re fussy like that). We generally hate blowing our own trumpet (modest? us? noooo!) but we really do think that our shows are the very best in the business, and pride ourselves on delivering an amazing and inspiring experience to both our visiting brides and exhibitors alike.

Watch out for new features (like our amazing WHITEHOT designer catwalks at Ramside Hall, tipi village at Hardwick Hall and debuting the brand new Orangery at Newby Hall), plus all the Brides Up North magic and sparkle and sensational exhibitor mix that comes as standard.

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We’re also looking ahead to 2018, when we’ll be hosting a designer wedding experience for brides UK wide in collaboration with glossy Unveiled Magazine. brides/UNVEILED, The Luxury Wedding Show For The North, will now debut spring 2018 at Harrogate International Centre. As an immersive luxury bridal experience spanning two days in this celebrated, accessible exhibition space in the heart of the UK, brides/UNVEILED will aim to bring the stylish pages of our popular media products to life. With bespoke spaces, creative concepts and luxe visual displays like no other, this high end consumer bridal event aims to connect the inspiration gathering process with the professionals who can deliver sensational results. To find out more about attending or to contact us as an exhibitor visit www.brides-unveiled.co.uk.

So, there’s just a bit going on backstage right now, and we can’t wait to share all the fun with you lovely lot. Whilst we sweat over staging and floor management, why don’t you take a moment to have a browse of our jam packed schedule and start blocking out a few Sundays… things are about to get very, very pretty.

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bride to be?

At all of our events this autumn, we’re giving away up to 200 free Bride To Be media packs, filled with glossy magazines and treats from Brides Up North.  As demand is high, to pick up your VIP bag all you need to do is pre-register for the show (or shows!) that you want to attend using the link below. While stocks last.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW

are you a wedding industry professional?

We would love to welcome new exhibitors to the Brides Up North family in 2016. We are now accepting exhibitor bookings for all of our fabulous luxury wedding exhibitions across three regions.

Click here to view the full schedule.

Exhibitors will be strictly limited by category and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Since their inception in spring 2012, all exhibitions have been sell outs on exhibitor space. We expect demand to be very high. Get in touch as soon as possible to guarantee your place.

exhibitor enquiry

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Telephone No

Your Website (begin web address with http://www.)

What sort of wedding business are you enquiring on behalf of? e.g. Bridal Boutique/ Photographer etc

Select the event that you are interested in (required)

If you wish to attend more than one event, please list all here - discounts are available for block bookings

Alternatively, please email julia@bridesupnorth.co.uk ASAP for exhibitor booking and pricing information listing the events or area that you are interested in.

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