March 6th, 2015 | Julia Braime
Well, you picked the right time to stop by, because look! It’s the Brides Up North Super Showcase Grand Wedding Exhibition! It’s THIS WEEKEND! And it’s only the biggest event in our whole spring calendar.
The region’s best and most beautiful wedding industry suppliers will gather at of the North East’s favourite wedding venue – Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club – on Sunday 8th March 2015, from 12pm till 4pm, FREE ENTRY.
Yep. Free. With a goody bag on top!
Judging by our pre-registration, it’s going to be pretty epic…
Once again, we don’t do things by halves here at Brides Up North! We are filling the whole hotel – that’s five huge function areas – and it’s going to be spectacular!
If there’s one wedding fair to attend this year, this is it. This isn’t your typical wedding fair though, it’s a knock-your-socks-off super showcase! This is officially the largest free entry bridal event in the North East area and should most definitely be one for your diaries.
Whether you are shopping for the final details or have no idea where to start, I 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 and there’ll be on the day discounts too.
Come and see our two professional bridal catwalks (this season we are getting ready to party!) meet the Ramside wedding planners, pose in our photo booths, taste our scrumptious wedding cakes, kit out your man and bridesmaids, play dress up with gorgeous gowns and accessories, get lost in our beautiful floral displays, get the hair and make up sorted, source your stationery, find a top photographer and tick off all those last essential details. You name it, we can sort it.
I adore this event – it’s big, it’s busy, it’s exciting, but most of all it’s really beautiful. I can’t wait to see you all there for a day of wedding heaven… and lots of fun too.
Just ’cos I’m generous, we’re giving away up to 300 free Bride To Be goody bags, filled with glossy magazines, treats from Brides Up North, exclusive offers and some little pressies from our sponsors House of Fraser 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.
Images by Cat Hepple Photography.
January 23rd, 2015 | Julia Braime
It’s a big weekend for weddings in the North East, and brides in the region can’t fail to have noticed the massive North East Wedding Show by The UK Wedding Shows, at the Metro Arena in Gateshead this weekend.
Taking place two times a year, once in London (The London ExCeL Wedding Show) and once in Newcastle (The North East Wedding Show), The UK Wedding Shows bring together the very best local bridal wear and specialist wedding suppliers to provide all the essential products and services, contacts, help and inspiration to ensure that brides-to-be have everything at their disposal to plan their perfect wedding.
The event runs both Saturday 24th January and Sunday 25th January 2015, from 10am till 4pm, and tickets are £5 in advance, £7 on the door.
If you still haven’t got your tickets, you can click here to find out more about the event and book your place in advance.
While you are in the area, our sponsors and friends at Dandy Events are hosting another of their Inspirational Wedding Weekends, around the corner at their showroom on Scottswood Road.
The team at Dandy are our go to at Brides Up North when we need help dressing our big events and catwalk shows, so I’d definitely suggest that you pop in to see Denise, Nicola and their fabulous showroom.
Dandy Events will be showcasing all of their products, the top trends for 2015 and their exclusive new room dressing ideas. The showroom is open this weekend from 10am till 5pm on Saturday, 10am till 4pm on Sunday.
For more information visit their website at www.dandyevents.com.
That’s your weekend sorted then!
January 22nd, 2015 | Julia Braime
Excitement is building at Brides Up North HQ and there’s a frisson of confetti in the air.
Is it really that time again?
We are so excited to get started with another fabulous Brides Up North exhibition season, and this spring, it’s going to be bigger, busier and more beautiful than ever.
You can view the full schedule of events – spanning three regions (North East, North West and Yorkshire) over three months - by clicking here. You can use our drop down menu to browse, select the event of your choice, pre-register for free entry and your VIP goody bag and pop the date in your diary. You can even register for more than one event if you like – each is very different and we’ve made sure that there is something to delight everyone!
We’ve said it before but we don’t just work with any old venues or suppliers. Our venue portfolio is carefully managed to offer our readers choice and quality, and our exhibitors are handpicked. We cover every detail – dresses, menswear, stationery, cars, photographers, videographers, rings, accessories, bridesmaids, finishing touches, entertainment, photobooths, love lights, flowers, favours, hair and beauty… the list goes on. You’ll leave our events excited and inspired (and maybe a little poorer – but happier)! We promise you that.
See you there?
bride to be?
To pre-register for a free Brides Up North VIP Bride-To-Be Goody Bag (stuffed with treats and glossy mags) and FREE ENTRY at any of our shows, fill in your details below. You can collect your VIP Bride-To-Be Goody Bag upon entry to the Luxury Wedding Exhibition. Only the bride need register for larger groups, and you can register for as many as you like!
VIP Bride-To-Be Goody Bags available while stocks last only.
wedding industry professional?
We would love to welcome old friends and new exhibitors to the Brides Up North family in 2015. We are now accepting exhibitor bookings for all of our fabulous luxury wedding exhibitions across three regions in 2015.
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 with a record attendance for every venue. Consequently, we expect demand for our 2015 events to be very high. Get in touch as soon as possible to guarantee your place.
Images by Cat Hepple Photography
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September 27th, 2014 | Julia Braime
We’re giving away up to 200 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 only.
September 1st, 2014 | Julia Braime
Brides Up North sponsors etc. Magazine have pulled out all the stops to bring their popular wedding fair to Sunderland Minster, to start what’s set to be a very pretty season in style.
It’s the first time the luxury lifestyle magazine for the North East has brought its wedding spectacle to this exceptional venue.
This free boutique event will take place on Thursday September 11th 2014, from 6pm to 9pm, and feature more than 25 hand-picked exhibitors from across the region.
From dresses and suit hire to cakes and cocktail samples, the evening will cater for all your wedding needs and brides and grooms-to-be will find all they need to plan their big day under the roof of the church.
Guests can also enjoy a live bridal catwalk show as Miss Sunderland beauty queen finalists strut down the aisle in wedding dresses from local bridal shop Just Perfect, along with suits from Menswear by Just Perfect.
Simon Godding, owner of Just Perfect and Menswear by Just Perfect says: “It’s the second time we’ve taken part in etc’s wedding show and it’s always great to work with the team. The shows are always a success and we get to showcase our fantastic range of wedding gowns and menswear. The models always look stunning on the catwalk.”
After completing the model’s make-up, celebrity make-up artist Amanda Bell will also be on hand to offer advice to soon-to-be brides who want a flawless look on their special day. Brides-to-be will receive a VIP goodie bag.
To register, visit www.etcnortheast.co.uk.
Brides to be can also collect their copy of etc Magazine’s special September wedding issue at the Brides Up North Super Showcase Grand Wedding Exhibition on Sunday 21st September 2014.
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