September 4th, 2018 | Julia Braime
Could it be (gasp!) time for another epic season of Brides Up North wedding events? We think so!
To get this party started, we’re too excited to be returning to the exceptionally pretty Hilltop Country House to open our best line up of bridal shows yet on Sunday 9th September 2018, 12pm till 3pm, FREE ENTRY for a secret garden luxury wedding show! Is this the loveliest, most friendly and personal wedding venue we’ve come across? Just maybe!
As well as our usual goody bag full of little treats from Brides Up North, including the BRAND NEW issue of UNVEILED Magazine, we also have 100 pairs of complimentary tickets for The National Wedding Show to give away to the first 100 registered brides to arrive.
Hilltop is super 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 – plus some street food, cool cocktails, a spot of wine tasting and some rocking live music – this line up is an absolute knockout – and we’ve a recipe for another crazy beautiful day. Are you in?
Approached by a long tree lined drive, Hilltop lies in the centre of fifteen acres of private land. With four enchanting reception rooms, wonderful views, formal gardens and woodlands, Hilltop is an oasis of peace and tranquility situated half a mile from Prestbury Village in Cheshire, providing the perfect location for your special day.
Read our Dream Venue feature on Hilltop Country House (now with extended Boogie Room!) by clicking here.
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, as well as the brand new issue of UNVEILED Magazine. Just because we love you.
We also have 100 pairs of complimentary tickets for The National Wedding Show to give away to the first 100 registered brides to arrive.
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.
Images by Lee Brown Photography/ Amy Louise Photography/ supplied by Hilltop Country House
April 5th, 2018 | Julia Braime
We’re so excited to continue an April packed with #wedspo with our annual gorgeous show at the super stylish The Hepworth Wakefield on Sunday 22nd April 2018, from 11am till 2pm, FREE ENTRY! In just a couple of weeks we’re taking this amazing, arty, industrial venue and jam packing it with wedding inspiration for our pretty and perfect ‘urban luxe’ stylish wedding show.
Come and see ‘The Calder’ space dressed in its best! You should see this luxurious line up – and even if you’ve already got the venue sorted – we’ve everything covered from cakes to confetti, stationery to styling, via love light letters, photobooths, honeymoons, floral design and more. And, wait and see… some seriously, seriously beautiful bridal gowns!
Did we mention that you are invited? Oh, and did we also mention that it’s completely free?
Images provided by The Hepworth Wakefield.
Whether you are having a civil ceremony or reception these multi award-winning galleries and function spaces combine stylish design with world class 20th century modern British art and contemporary exhibitions, making The Hepworth Wakefield the perfect location for the modern wedding.
Their auditorium, studios and all ten of their stunning galleries are licensed to host civil ceremonies. The adjoining galleries and ground floor spaces provide the perfect backdrop for post ceremony drinks, dining and dancing.
The Calder venue provides a large scale, blank canvas space in an industrial heritage setting for up to 280 guests. The red brick mill space presents infinite opportunities for decoration and styling to infuse your personality and wow your guests.
The venue has a variety of stunning backdrops perfect for creating unique memories and photographic images. Take your snaps on the waterfront, bridge and boatyard, adjacent historic mills and gallery gardens.
The Hepworth Wakefield’s dedicated team will help you create an occasion that is perfect for you. Whether you are planning an intimate wedding or an elaborate extravaganza, we can assist you every step of the way.
To pre-register for a free Brides Up North VIP Bride-To-Be Media Pack (stuffed with treats and glossy mags including the brand new issue of UNVEILED magazine!) and FREE ENTRY, fill in your details below. You can collect your VIP Bride-To-Be Media Pack upon entry to the event. Only the bride need register for larger groups. While stocks last.
We would love to welcome new exhibitors to the Brides Up North family in 2018. 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. Get in touch as soon as possible to guarantee your place.
Please email email@example.com for exhibitor booking and pricing information listing the events or area that you are interested in.
September 21st, 2016 | Julia Braime
The pretty just keeps on coming…
We’ll be reprising our popular Luxury Wedding Fair, set in it’s own secret walled garden– packed with the area’s most fabulous exhibitors – at the stunning exclusive use venue that is Nostell Priory next Sunday 2nd October 2016, 11am till 3pm.
This 18th century mansion is set amongst 300 acres of parkland and beautiful landscaped grounds, with a curved carriageway, elegant gardens and luxury interiors that make it a prestigious spot for tying the knot. Make your vows as you overlook superb views from The Orangery, or hold the ceremony in Wragby Church within the estate. Clink glasses in the Rose Garden, before heading into the Riding School & Coach House for dining and entertainment.
Trust us when we say this is one not to be missed. This season we’ve got all the details covered – and more, all under one very beautiful roof. There’s bridal fashion galore, with some of Yorkshire’s best boutiques in attendance – as well as all you need to get your man suited and booted – live music, flowers, cakes, photographers, photo booths, diamonds (who doesn’t want those?!)… you name it!
This show is a personal favourite of mine, the space is divine and our exhibitors are a friendly and fabulous bunch, but most of all our visiting brides are always so lovely at Nostell Priory. #dreamjob
So, is the date in your diary yet? It should 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 VIP pack all you need to do is pre-register using the form below.
While stocks last.
We would love to welcome new exhibitors and old friends to the Brides Up North family in 2016. We are now accepting exhibitor bookings for all of our award winning luxury wedding exhibitions across three regions. Exhibitors will be strictly limited by category and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Discounts are available for block bookings. Get in touch for pricing, exhibitor info and to guarantee your place.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org listing the events or area that you are interested in.
September 9th, 2016 | Julia Braime
It’s Super Sunday, and our very first of a super-duper-beautiful season of Brides Up North luxury wedding inspiration events! Let’s get this pretty party started!
We’re thrilled to present a weekend of serious gorgeousness at two of our favourite spots to say ‘I do’ as we bring you two super luxe bridal fairs at Hilltop Country House in Cheshire and Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham this Sunday 11th September 2016. We can’t wait to see you there…
Cheshire’s prettiest bridal event by far! Over 30 luxury exhibitors will gather from 12pm till 4pm in Hilltop Country House‘s stunning garden marquee. The house and gardens (open to the public all day) speak for themselves, but with our added delectable details and inspiring wedding suppliers, you are sure to create your dream day: #tooeasy.
Wentworth Woodhouse offers one of the most picturesque and luxurious settings in South Yorkshire, which complemented by Dine’s award-winning food and service, and with beautiful parkland views, is a stunning venue for your celebrations. On Sunday from 11am till 3pm, the beautiful, gilded Marble Saloon and adjoining Van Dyke and Whistle Jacket Rooms will be dressed with luxury wedding inspiration to showcase this venue at it’s very best. We have invited the region’s very best exhibitors to join us for a day of delight and inspiration. You need to be there.
We’re giving away up to 150 free Bride To Be media packs at each event, including FREE tickets worth £30 for The North West Wedding Fair at Event City and the latest issue of Unveiled Magazine! As demand is high, to pick up your VIP bag all you need to do is register using the link below.
While stocks last.
September 18th, 2015 | Julia Braime
As regular readers of these pages will know, Brides Up North are renowned for hosting the very best wedding exhibitions and bridal events that the regions have to offer. We’re the absolute experts at getting all the pretty in one place – the most fabulous suppliers at the very best venues to inspire, delight (and organise!) our bride to be visitors.
Our shows are stunning, spacious and sophisticated. But this season, it’s set to get even more special.
We’re celebrating five happy years of Brides Up North here at the HQ this autumn and to celebrate, we are hosting a huge party this very weekend (cunningly disguised as a Grand Wedding Exhibition)!
Let us cordially extend the most lovely of invitations to:
the bridal party
Sunday 20th September 2015
11am till 3pm
We are shaking things up, with all new “Brides Up North Edit” designer catwalk shows, a champagne bar, wedding hair and beauty advice sessions & demos & glossy media packs for each visiting bride. The team from the brand new (sensational!) Spa at Ramside will also be on hand with tips and treats for every visitor.
As ever, we don’t do things by halves here at Brides Up North. For this event, we are filling the whole of the hotel – and it’s going to be spectacular! We don’t just squash in any old exhibitors either! Whether you are shopping for the final details or have no idea where to start, we can promise you the very best choice of the best bridal experts in the region. Everything you can think of for planning your big day will be represented.
The fun doesn’t stop there either. We’ll be following up the day to each registered bride with an interactive show newsletter packed full of exhibitor discounts and links, meaning that the inspiration – and savings – continue after the main event.
We’re giving away up to 250 free Bride To Be media packs at each event, filled with glossy magazines, treats from Brides Up North and exclusive offers. As a VIP you’ll also get speedy entry to the event. As demand is high, to pick up your VIP bag all you need to do is pre-register using the form below.
We would love to welcome new exhibitors and old friends to the Brides Up North family in 2015/16. We are now accepting exhibitor bookings for all of our award winning luxury wedding exhibitions across three regions.
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 with a record attendance for every venue. Consequently, we expect demand to be very high.
Get in touch for pricing, exhibitor info and to guarantee your place.
Images by Cat Hepple Photography.
October 7th, 2014 | Julia Braime
Here at Brides Up North HQ I really do believe that our independent luxury wedding exhibitions are the very best. Why? Because, when putting together the very best exhibitors at the very best venues I put myself in your shoes. If I was getting married all over again, who would I want to be involved in supplying services at my wedding? Consider these events my very own personal recommendation. You are welcome!
Last Sunday’s event at The Mansion really did get our run of beautiful Yorkshire events off to an absolutely cracking start, with almost 200 lovely brides and their grooms, bridesmaids, friends and family in attendance (that’s almost 1,000 people through the doors… they’ll be needing new carpets soon)! The venue was bursting with colour, beauty and wedding inspiration.
How better to follow that one up than glorious state rooms of the absolutely knock em’ dead venue that is Allerton Castle?
Each venue in our handpicked portfolio of events is completely different and entirely special, and I can’t wait to welcome you all to Allerton Castle this coming Sunday 12th October 2014, 11am till 3pm, FREE entry, and see what the day holds in store.
Yes, completely free!
Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibition
Allerton Castle, Nr Knaresborough, HG5 0SE
Sunday 12th October 2014
11am till 3pm, Free Entry
One of my very favourite events in our entire calendar, the Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibition at Allerton Castle really is that – pure luxury. Even if you’ve already booked your wedding venue, come along to meet and seek inspiration from the region’s very finest wedding industry suppliers. Trust me, you will not be disappointed!
Come and see this spectacular venue dressed to the nines: meet the Dine wedding planners and their award winning catering teams, have a good look around, be amazed by our towering floral displays, sample our artisan cake creations, pose in our photo booths, hear some of the best live music in the County, play dress up with gorgeous gowns and accessories and tick off all those last essential details.
We’re giving away up to 150 free Bride To Be goody bags, filled with glossy magazines, treats from Brides Up North, exclusive offers and some little pressies from our sponsors John Lewis and Love Hearts. As demand is high, to pick up your VIP bag all you need to do is pre-register using the form below.
While stocks last.
Leave your stilettos at home! Due to the historic nature of Allerton Castle’s wooden floor, ladies are kindly asked to wear heels no smaller than a postage stamp. Should you not bear to be parted from your Manolos, on the day heel protectors will be available for purchase from the Castle staff @ £4 per pair.
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