Brides Up North Wedding Fairs


Brides Up North has rapidly become one of the most visited wedding blogs in the UK, is one of the top four UK Wedding blogs for GB rankings on and is the only top bridal blog especially for Northern Brides.

its busy up north…

Brides Up North has been named “Best Blog for Northern Brides” by Channel 4; crowned “Best Big Day Inspiration” blog in the Wedding Magazine Awards 2013 and highly commended in the “Best City Blog” category in the Wedding Magazine Awards 2014; listed in Easy Wedding Search’s Top 100 UK Wedding Blogs and in Bride Tide’s Top 100 Wedding Blogs in The World 2011, 2012 and 2013. Brides Up North was also a finalist in the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2014 (“Best Wedding Blog”) and in Perfect Wedding Magazine Awards 2014 (“Best Wedding Blog”).

Brides Up North’s founder, Julia Braime, is a respected industry expert and has been profiled in or contributed to almost every National wedding magazine title, as well featuring extensively in regional bridal titles, national news and lifestyle press.

Julia was headhunted as editor of Unveiled Magazine – the luxury wedding magazine for the North – in January 2015 with the aim of further developing this bridal title to build on the quality and creativity that the team achieved in their inaugural issues.

Brides Up North was headline sponsor for and hosted the first North of England Wedding Awards, a judge in the Bridal Buyer Awards 2012, 2014 and 2015 and The Wedding Ideas Awards 2013. Brides Up North is also a judge and official blogger for The Wedding Industry Awards 2015 for the fourth year running.

Brides Up North has been featured in Wedding Magazine, Wedding Ideas Magazine, Bridal Buyer, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Pure Weddings Magazine, Unveiled Magazine, Belle Bridal Magazine, North East Life, Darlington Weddings, Harrogate Living, Loved Up Magazine, Etc. Magazine, Hitched Magazine, The Daily Mirror, The Evening Chronicle, The Sunday Sun, The Journal, The Yorkshire Post, Fabulous Magazine, Harrogate Living, The Times and Times Online.

Brides Up North has been officially registered as a trademark under No.2589026 as of 26 July 2011.


Research shows that your target audience is more likely to use a supplier that is recommended on a trusted independent wedding blog rather than those featured on larger wedding websites, magazines or in directories. The wedding blog format encourages repeated daily visits by potential customers.  Brides Up North is professional yet personable and by providing inspiration and ideas sourced locally and from all over the world, Brides Up North provides quality original content to keep our readers coming back.

Brides Up North is a great tool to raise awareness of your business both within the industry and to potential clients. Whether your business is regional or web based, sponsorship can work for you.  Our readers are mainly based Up North in the UK but also all over the world and they shop on both the high street and the internet.

Showcase your products and services directly to your target audience on a daily basis. Increase awareness of your business and traffic to your website.

Click here to see what some of our current Sponsors and readers have to say about Brides Up North.

what’s included

All our sponsorship quotations are currently very competitively priced.

Every Brides Up North Sponsor will receive:

  • A sidebar ad tile with a direct link to the Sponsor’s website displayed on every page of the wedding blog (rotated weekly to allow maximum exposure to all Sponsors)
  • An introductory sponsored wedding blog feature and/or interview about their product or services
  • Entry in the interactive Brides Up North Sponsor Directory in all relevant categories (new categories can be created)
  • Regular “update” wedding blog features when required to market new events, products or services
  • An exclusive Brides Up North Sponsor Badge to display on their website or marketing material as desired
  • Substantial discounts on Brides Up North exhibitor events


Ad tiles are available in either 160 x 160 pixel squares, or double sized at 340 x 160 pixels. Larger banner adverts are also available for hire.  Please ask.

get in touch

You can contact our editor direct at

We would be grateful if you could include a link to your business web page, or examples of your work with your submission.

the logistics

We receive a very large volume of emails and will endeavour to respond to every enquiry within 5 working days, please bear with us during busy periods, your email is important to us.

Please note, whilst we review each and every sponsorship submission we are unable to feature all businesses submitted on the wedding blog and reserve the right to turn down a submission.