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This Sunday! It’s Our Big One! The Brides Up North Super Showcase GRAND WEDDING EXHIBITION At Ramside Hall Hotel!

March 8th, 2014 | Julia Braime

Ramside Hall Grand Wedding Exhibition Spring 2014

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.

Whoop whoop!

Over 80 of 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 9th March 2014, from 12pm till 4pm, FREE ENTRY.  

(And let me say whoop again!)

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. The best part? It’ll cost you nothing!

Yes, I’m nice like that. 

Come and see our two professional bridal catwalks (and this time we are adding a special Cinderella style twist – watch our for our fairy godmother, she’s a bit of a handful!), 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. 

Just ’cos I’m generous, we’re also 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 pack all you need to do is pre-register using the form below.

To register for for speedy entry and a free Brides Up North VIP Bride-To-Be goody bag fill in your details below, marking “RAMSIDE HALL in the subject line and quoting “VIP”.   Only the bride need register for larger groups.

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You can also email contact@bridesupnorth.co.uk if you do not wish to use the contact form. Welcome packs are limited and subject to availability. We operate a first come, first served policy. 

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.

Can’t make it?  Are you mad?!  Don’t despair – put one of our other fabulous events in your diary instead.

NEW EXHIBITORS – we are about to close sales for all of our events this season. To be a part of the magic and for exhibitor and pricing details please email me at julia@bridesupnorth.co.uk ASAP. 

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 our Brides Up North exhibitions have been sell outs on exhibitor space with a record attendance for every venue. Consequently, we expect demand for these shows to be very high. Get in touch as soon as possible to guarantee your place.

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Diary Date: Bride: The Wedding Show At Tatton Park, Cheshire

January 16th, 2014 | Julia Braime

Ian Southerin Photography for Bride: The Wedding Show

There is just so much exciting stuff going on for you lucky Brides Up North right now.  Literally, you could eat, sleep, breath, visit, read, pin and live weddings all day long, there’s so much to get through.  If planning your wedding is your second job (or if because of planning your wedding your job is your second job right now – sound familiar?  Reading this at work are you?  Don’t worry, I won’t tell!) you’ll be in your element as I add another diary date to that already full schedule. 

Of course, I’ll already be seeing you at one of our unique and beautiful Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibitions this Spring (see that pretty pink banner above?  Click it!), but to get you warmed up and limber, you might like to pay a little visit to this beauty of an event too, hosted by my very good friends at Cheshire Bride Magazine.

Ian Southerin Photography for Bride: The Wedding Show

They say:  Bride: The Wedding Show at Tatton Park has everything a real wedding should have – fantastic clothes, music and dancing, beautiful flowers… all the elements to make a perfect day of fun and inspiration. Brides, their partners and families will be spoilt for choice with the marquee packed with more than 150 bridal industry professionals from bridal boutiques to florists, photographers to cake-makers, all on hand to offer the advice you need to create your dream day locally. Exhibitors include John Lewis, House of Fraser, The Wedding Shop at Alderley Edge, Red Floral Architecture and Thoughtful Flowers as well as menswear from Moss Bros and Slaters.

Ian Southerin Photography for Bride: The Wedding Show

The famous catwalk which is staged four times daily is acknowledged as the most inspirational and entertaining in the business. These spectacularly choreographed fashion shows which run at 11.15am, 12.30pm, 2.15pm and 3.30pm both days provides a showcase for the best couture in an inspirational and fun environment. Bride Editorial Director Joanne Goodwin says: “The catwalk show is worth the ticket price alone. It’s a mixture of divine gowns, great music, brilliant choreography and some very cheeky male dancers. It puts a smile on everyone’s face from flower girls to grooms to grandmothers of the bride… and especially the bride herself.”

Ian Southerin Photography for Bride: The Wedding Show

Added features include the band performance area where visitors can experience the best in wedding bands, musicians and singers in a luxuriously presented entertainment area and The Wedding Marquee which allows brides to envisage a marquee wedding setting complete with dressed tables, floral arrangements and bar area. There will also be an Inspiration theatre – a dedicated multi-purpose presentation stage with a varied programme of advice and information sessions aimed at providing impartial and informative tips and advice to brides to ensure stress-free and happy planning including styling ideas for the whole bridal party and health and beauty advice in the run-up to the big day.

Brides and grooms can relax with a glass of champagne at the fully licensed Champagne Bar as they plan their celebration while flicking through their free copy of the 2014 issue of Cheshire and Lancashire Bride magazine packed with beautiful photography, fascinating features, advice from experts and brides and inspirational real weddings from the region.

Ian Southerin Photography for Bride: The Wedding Show

Bride: The Wedding Show is at Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN is taking place on Saturday and Sunday, February 1st and 2nd  from 10am to 5pm.

Tickets cost £9 in advance and £10 on the door. Group tickets for 4 people available for £32. VIP tickets at £15 each include a guaranteed seat at the Catwalk Show, a glass of fizz and a special goody bag.

Tickets are available by clicking here

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Let’s Get This Party Started. The Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibitions Spring 2014!

January 9th, 2014 | Julia Braime

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Weather woes and post-Christmas depression, who cares!  It’s nearly time for another action packed season of Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibitions to begin…

Our inboxes have been full to burst over the last few days with VIP registrations as well as exhibitor requests.  You lot don’t hang around, do you?!  It’s almost as if you were sleeping off those New Year hangovers and then wham… wedding planning mode resumes.  I love it, and if this is any indication of how things are going to go, this season is going to be a whole lot of fun! 

Sooo… we are looking ahead to a full season of Brides Up North bridal events – across three regions in Spring 2014 – at painstakingly selected partner venues packed with the very best of each area’s bridal supplier talents. What these people and places can add to YOUR big day is unbelievable, and it’s all there and waiting for you.

Confirmed (so far – watch out for a few more special dates being announced soon)…

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NORTH EAST: Brides Up North Bridal Bonanza Grand Wedding Exhibition at Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield – Sunday 23rd February 2014 (12pm – 4pm, Free Entry) – A huge show with 80+ of the North East’s best bridal exhibitors at this 4* country house venue – the setting for my own wedding, actually, with huge banqueting spaces and beautiful parkland. Throw in two professional fashion shows and this will be a day jam packed with wedding inspiration.

YORKSHIRE: Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibition at Allerton Castle, Knaresborough – Sunday 2nd March 2014 (12pm – 4pm, Free Entry) – 40 of the region’s very finest suppliers in this stunning North Yorkshire castle setting, rarely open for public viewing. This venue is magical and has to be seen to be believed.

NORTH EAST: Brides Up North Super Showcase Grand Wedding Exhibition at Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham – Sunday 9th March 2014 (12pm – 4pm, Free Entry) - The big one! Our biggest event in the calendar sees over 100 of the North East’s most fabulous suppliers all under one roof, plus two professional fashion shows. Don’t miss it! Seriously.

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YORKSHIRE: Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibition at The Mansion, Leeds – Sunday 16th March 2014 (12pm – 4pm, Free Entry) - One for the fashionistas, this chic private wedding venue on the edge of Roundhay Park will host the most beautiful celebrations and will be full of the area’s best suppliers for one day only.

YORKSHIRE: Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibition at Nostell Priory, Wakefield – Sunday 6th April 2014 (12pm – 4pm, Free Entry) - This stunning stately home and newly renovated event space is one not to miss from your venue hunt. Browse the National Trust gardens and parkland before stopping by to meet over 35 of the area’s top wedding suppliers.

Brides Up North Luxury Wedding Exhibitions Cheshire 2014

NORTH WEST: Brides Up North Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition at The Bowdon Rooms, Altrincham – Sunday 27th April 2014 (12pm – 4pm, Free Entry) - The North West’s most fabulous will be joining us for a day of inspiration at this beautiful, authentic space. Most definitely one for vintage lovers!

NORTH WEST: Brides Up North Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition at Hilltop Country House, Prestbury - Sunday 11th May 2014 (12pm – 4pm, Free Entry) - A brand new addition to the portfolio, this stunning and exclusive use marquee venue hosts it’s first ever bridal event this Summer. Bring a picnic, you won’t want to leave!

NORTH EAST: Brides Up North Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition at The Alnwick Garden, Northumberland - Sunday 18th May 2014 (12pm – 4pm, Free Entry for Bride +1) – A beautiful, excusive event in an extraordinary setting.  Closing our spring season for 2014, it’s set to be a magical day.  Be inspired!

It’s going to be AMAZING.  Have you seen some of these venues?!?

EXHIBITORS: Are you a wedding industry professional? Join the Northern Revolution! We would love to welcome new exhibitors to the Brides Up North family in 2014. We are now accepting exhibitor bookings for all the above fabulous events.

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 our Brides Up North exhibitions have been sell outs on exhibitor space with a record attendance for every venue. Consequently, we expect demand for these shows to be very high. Get in touch as soon as possible to guarantee your place.

Please email julia@bridesupnorth.co.uk for exhibitor booking and pricing information listing the events that you are interested in.

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BRIDES TO BE:  I LOVE meeting our readers in real life – and have so many tips, hints and recommendations up my sleeve to share with you in person – so make sure to diarise at least one of our FREE ENTRY (yep, you read that right) Luxury Wedding Exhibitions this season and come along to say hello. If you can’t make an event, make sure to check out our Directory of the regions’ finest too.

If you would like to beat the queues, gain speedy entry and grab yourself a FREE Brides Up North Goody Bag packed with little treats from Brides Up North, the regions’ best bridal glossy magazines well as some fab on-the-day-only exhibitor discounts – while stocks last only – you can pre-register for VIP Bride to Be access now. What are you waiting for?

To register for a free Brides Up North VIP Bride-To-Be Goody Bag fill in your details below, marking the Brides Up North event venue of choice e.g. “HARDWICK HALL” in the subject line and quoting “VIP”. You can collect your VIP Bride-To-Be Goody Bag upon entry to the Luxury Wedding Exhibitions.   Only the bride need register for larger groups.

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Etc Magazine is Showing Off!

February 26th, 2013 | Julia Braime

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Regular readers of the wedding blog will know that I support regional luxury lifestyle magazine etc with a monthly column keeping their North East readers on the pulse of all that’s happening in the bridal world.  Click here to see the latest features.   

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Meanwhile, Georga, my colleague and etc’s editor has been in touch to keep Brides Up North updated about their bridal events this Spring. The first will be held at the luxurious Linden Hall, in Northumberland, on Sunday March 3rd 203 and the other at Rockliffe Hall on March 24th 2013.

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Georga says: We started the wedding events at Rockliffe Hall last year and they proved such a hit that we have now decided to extend into the Northumberland area. Linden Hall is a beautiful venue and we’re calling out to all brides and grooms-to-be to come along and join in the fun.  There’ll be plenty to see and do and we have hand-picked the best exhibitors from across the region.

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At both events, which will be held from noon to 4pm, there will be free fizz, catwalk shows and top-class wedding exhibitors. They will feature everything from bridal gowns to hats and groomswear.  Some of the best wedding photographers in the industry will be there to showcase their talent and there will be a range of cars you can choose from to help you travel in style on your big day.

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Georga adds: The wedding exhibitions are always a great day out for brides and grooms-to-be.  The last one we held at Rockliffe Hall attracted more than 450 people and we’re hoping all our events this year will have a great turn out. We’ll be hosting catwalk shows at the events and they always go down well with the ladies. We have some stunning collections lined up for the models to strut their stuff in.  We’ll also be featuring for the first time mother-of-the-bride outfits from Jules B. 

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Brides-to-be and their families can expect five-star treatment at the wedding shows.  On arrival each bride will receive a goodie bag and glass of champagne, then have the opportunity to browse around the stalls.

The show also provides the ideal chance for guests to look around these two stunning venues and see how their big-day dreams could become a reality there.

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We’ve done all the hard work by carefully selecting the very best exhibitors. Brides and grooms-to-be can come along knowing we are showcasing only the finest in the wedding industry.   The events will be ones to remember.

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For further information, visit www.etcnortheast.co.uk

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Let’s DO This! Now Open For VIP Bride To Be Registration!

July 2nd, 2012 | Julia Braime

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Brides Up North Super Showcase Autumn 2012

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You might have noticed some changes to the wallpaper at the top of the blog over the past few days (see that big pink banner up there?!), and I am thrilled to announce that our Autumn season of Brides Up North events for brides to be – that’s you – across Yorkshire and the North East are now officially open for VIP Bride-To-Be registration!

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The last Brides Up North Super Showcase at Ramside Hall and Wedding Exclusives at Dine Venues this Spring were such fabulous, inspiration packed events – and all complete sell outs on exhibitor space with a record attendance for each and every venue.

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I so loved meeting each and every bride and groom who came through the doors at the venues and seeing how excited and inspired you all were after each event.  I received so many lovely emails of thanks from readers and exhibitors afterwards – it was all a little mind blowing (and after five shows back to back left me feeling overwhelmed and that I needed a long lie down in a dark room!).

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The fact that so many of you took the time to contact me to say what great days you had absolutely made the six long months of planning and hard graft that went into each event totally worthwhile, and lots of you were asking when we could do it all again.

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Well, now we can!  We have another full line up of shows at all our venues this Autumn, with some new venues being added in 2013 (and North West?  I haven’t forgotten about you!).  I can’t wait to do it all again, and with a huge press interest and excitement at an all time high, I have a feeling that these shows are going to be better than ever!

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The dates confirmed and now open for VIP Bride-To-Be Registration are as follows.  Remember – these are the only shows this year actually being coordinated by Brides Up North!  Accept no imitations, and get them in your diaries!

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The Brides Up North Wedding Exclusive at Nostell Priory

Nostell, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Sunday 2nd September 2012

12pm – 4pm

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The Brides Up North Super Showcase Grand Wedding Exhibiton

This is the largest free entry bridal event in the North East

Ramside Hall Hotel, Carrville, Durham

Sunday 9th September 2012

12pm – 4pm

FREE ENTRY

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The Brides Up North Wedding Exclusive at Allerton Castle

Allerton Park, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

Sunday 16th September 2012

12pm – 4pm

FREE ENTRY

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The Brides Up North Wedding Exclusive at The Mansion

Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Sunday 7th October 2012

12pm – 4pm

FREE ENTRY

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The Brides Up North Wedding Exclusive at Sarah Beeny’s Rise Hall

Rise, East Yorkshire

Sunday 21st October 2012

12pm – 4pm

FREE ENTRY

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To register for a free Brides Up North VIP Bride-To-Be Goody Bag fill in your details below, marking the venue that you wish to attend e.g. “Ramside Hall/ Nostell Priory/ Allerton Castle/ The Mansion/ Rise Hall” in the subject line and quoting “VIP” in the body of the message. You can collect your VIP Bride-To-Be goody bag upon entrance to the show.

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VIP Bride To Be Goody Bags are limited and subject to availability. We operate a first come, first served policy.

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You can also email me direct at julia@bridesupnorth.co.uk if you do not wish to use the contact form.

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***All exhibitor enquiries please email julia@bridesupnorth.co.uk asap to avoid disappointment***

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Let’s do this!

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Where To Start? Top Tips For Navigating & Making The Most Of Wedding Fairs

March 1st, 2012 | Julia Braime

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So, it can’t have escaped your notice that the largest free bridal event in the North East is this Sunday at Ramside Hall Hotel, and that Brides Up North is at the helm, can it?  (If it has, click here for all the details of the Brides Up North Super Showcase Wedding Exhibition). 

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When I was a bride to be, I LOVED attending wedding fairs – the hustle and bustle, the masses of wedding inspiration, brand new ideas, the gowns, the bling, the freebies and the general feeling of happiness and excitement floating through the air.  I can hardly believe that the Brides Up North brand has grown so much that I am now throwing my own massive event – and it feels like one big fabulous party!

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I’m bursting with excitement about the weekend, but I know that as well as being a lot of fun, wedding exhibitions need to serve their purpose too.  This event is primarily about assisting you lovely ladies with the wedding planning process and grouping together as many fabulous local suppliers in one area as possible for you to chat to.  There is something for everyone on Sunday – from boho brides to pretty princesses, cool customers and vintage vixens, and it’s all under one roof.

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I also understand that 100+ stands over two huge function rooms is a lot to take in.  How to prioritise your time and get the most from the event.  From experience, I tend to waft around dashing from pretty thing to pretty thing, touching and trying and oohing and ahhing, so my advice on this is pretty useless.  To assist, I’ve called in one of Sunday’s exhibitors and wedding exhibition connoisseur Mark of Mobeus Jewellers, who’ll lead you through the labyrinth of lovely! 

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So lets hear form this seasoned exhibitor, fabulous jeweller and all round nice guy about how to make the most of wedding exhibitions and get the best results from your day out.

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Better meet the man himself first…

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How many wedding exhibitions have you attended Mark?

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I have been exhibiting at wedding fairs for at least 10 years so it must be dozens over the years, if not hundreds.

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Why are wedding fairs important to Mobeus Jewellers?

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At a fair, we can get right to that target audience, often meeting hundreds of people in a day who would not normally visit our shop. That’s extremely valuable for anyone supplying the wedding industry.

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We get the chance to meet people who want to have a chat about their ideas for wedding and engagement rings. Some people have a bit of an idea what they would like as a wedding ring but haven’t seen what they are after. We are able to take their ideas and make them into their own personal designs.

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How do you make the most of wedding exhibitions?

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A lot of people are quite shy at first when they visit the stall, so we just ask them some simple questions to get the conversation going. We’re never pushy and just like to get a feel for the couple and what they are after as sometimes it’s hard to describe in words.

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We see all the different groups – the brides and mums, the gangs of girls together and some blokes who look like they have been dragged along kicking and screaming – but they love it when they get there!

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Here are Mark’s top tips for making the most of wedding fair season:

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It’s going to be very difficult to get round every stall, so decide before you get there what you want to get out of the exhibition. People often forget about the permanent things from the wedding such as the photography and rings and instead concentrate on the flowers and table designs. That’s fine if that’s your priority, but make sure there’s enough in the budget for the things that will last.

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HEARTFind a supplier you can relate to

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It’s your wedding, so you need someone who can understand your ideas and what you really want. That’s particularly important when choosing your wedding dress and rings. If you can relate to your supplier and get on well with them, they are really going to work well for you.

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Find something you like, think about it and then get another quote. There are a lot of big decisions to be made when choosing things for your wedding so don’t rush in. Sleep on things – your suppliers will still be there the day after the exhibition. And don’t always go for the cheapest price, look for something you really want and work with your supplier to get the right deal.

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HEARTVisit other fairs

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As well as visiting fairs at your venue or the larger ones in your area, it’s probably worthwhile getting outside of your immediate region to meet different suppliers – they may have the exact thing you’re looking for.

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Mark and his team of goldsmiths will be at the Brides Up North Super Showcase Grand Wedding Exhibition at Ramside Hall Hotel this Sunday.

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To find out more about Mark’s specialist shaped ring service visit www.mobeus.biz

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Just 10 More Sleeps!

February 2nd, 2012 | Julia Braime

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Brides Up North Wedding Exclusive at Allerton Castle

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As my regular readers will already know (hello to you fabulous lot!) this is super duper excited to be working with Dine Venues to host my first ever event especially for brides to be at Allerton Castle, Knaresborough on Sunday 12th February 2012 from 12pm until 4pm – and I can’t wait to see all you lovelies who have already registered there!

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The day is a SELL OUT on exhibitor space, with nearly 40 of Yorkshires finest suppliers in attendance.  Click here to see who will be there.  So even if you already have your venue sorted, there’ll be inspiration and ideas coming out of your ears by the time you head for home.  And if you haven’t got your venue sorted… well then, be prepared to be blown away.

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I’ll be there to greet you upon arrival and will be walking the floor mingling and chatting to brides throughout the day.  If you fancy picking my brains on anything from save the dates to difficult mates, make sure to say hello.

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Entrance is completely free, but you can click here now to pre-register for your VIP Bride to Be Goody bag.

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See you there!

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Wedding Blog Giveaway: The Ultimate Vintage Wedding Competition With Brides Up North and White Memoirs Vintage Wedding Fair Worth £2,000 (CLOSED)

January 3rd, 2012 | Julia Braime

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Let’s get 2012 off to a cracking start with this fabulous competition (and another date for your diaries!) from Brides Up North Featured Supplier, White Memoirs

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I first told you about the White Memoirs Vintage Wedding Fair, taking place on Sunday 5th February 2012, 11am – 4pm at Stockport Town Hall, back in December.  Click here to find out all about the concept behind the event, which promises to be a day to remember: “aiming to unite brides-to-be with the quaint and the quirky industry creatives whose expertise will ensure their special day is personally perfect!”

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This afternoon on the wedding blog, Brides up North has teamed up with White Memoirs Wedding Fair to bring you the ultimate wedding day competition worth £2,000!

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Are you dreaming of the ultimate vintage wedding day?

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This fabulous competition includes an original vintage wedding dress of your choice from White Memoirs Bridal Boutique, specialising in dresses from various decades, with beautiful detailing that won’t be found on the high street.

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White Memoirs Bridal Boutique

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No glamorous wedding dress is complete without the perfect, bespoke headpiece. Vintage inspired, bridal accessories designer (and Brides Up North Featured Supplier) Silver Sixpence in her Shoe will be offering the lucky winner a free consultation and £50 voucher towards a customised, hand-made fascinator.

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Love pin-up glamour? Bethany Jane Davies of the Vintage Beauty Parlour will help you to create your favourite vintage starlet by offering make-up voucher worth £50!

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The Vintage Beauty Parlour

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Wedding day photography is courtesy of Hannah Rose who will ensure your wedding day photographs are styled from favourite vintage era!  Customised wedding invites from Doodle Love will notify your friends and family of your big day in just the way you want.

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Thinking of serving an afternoon tea as part of your wedding day celebrations? Delicious cupcakes and canapé sticks from Vintage Twee will look the part served on original crockery from Perfect Days Vintage (yet another fabulous Brides Up North Featured Supplier) who will also help set the scene with a variety of props, think vintage gramophones, grand candelabras, books and bunting.

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And finally a little wedding gift for the bride and groom is included from Inspirit Interiors! £200 of vouchers to put towards a piece of furniture from their collection of funky up-cycled retro pieces and romantic shabby chic antiques.

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To enter the competition all you have to do is pre-register for the White Memoirs Vintage Wedding Fair at their website, and be present at White Memoirs Wedding Fair on Sunday 5th February 2012, when the winner will be announced at 1:00pm. 

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Click here to enter. 

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The competition will close on Sunday 5th Feburary 2012.

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With thanks to:

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White Memoirs Bridal Boutique

Hannah – Rose Photography

Bethany Jane Davies

Silver Sixpence in her Shoe

Doodle Love

Perfect Days Vintage

Inspirit Interiors

Vintage Twee

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Terms and Conditions:

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All competition entrants must be present at White Memoirs Wedding Fair on Sunday 5th February 2012, when the winner will be announced at 1:00pm.

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Winner must be due to get married within 12 months from Sunday 5th February 2012.

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Consent from the winner to use a selection of photographs from their wedding day on The Social Butterfly Events & PR Ltd website, facebook and twitter accounts as well as Hannah Rose Photography’s website, twitter and facebook accounts.

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Consent from the winner to use these photographs for PR purposes in Bridal media.

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If the winner lives outside of Greater Manchester, they must be able to travel to Manchester for consultations.

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Click here to see full terms and conditions from each contributing supplier. 

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White Memoirs: A Vintage Wedding Fair To Remember

December 4th, 2011 | Julia Braime

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Rachael from The Social Butterfly got in touch about a special event for brides to be that she is planning for Sunday 5th February 2012 in Stockport:  White Memoirs, A Vintage Wedding Fair To Remember.

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Now, I know that so many of you are still going gaga for all things from eras gone by, so I though that I better let you know all about it…

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Brides Up North UK Wedding Blog: White Memoirs Vintage Wedding Fair

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Rachael says: Seek out your secret finds on White Memoirs Vintage Wedding Fair Sunday 5th February 2012, 11am – 4pm at Stockport Townhall. White Memoirs aims to unite brides-to-be with “the quaint and the quirky” industry creatives whose expertise will ensure their special day is personally perfect! Every single bridal supplier is from an independent background and offers personable, bespoke products and services that are produced in small handfuls rather than big batches!  From beautiful bridal dressmakers, hand-crafted card makers, Doo-Whop DJs, crème de le crème patisseries, vintage-style photographers to bespoke jewellers, retro cars and carriages, couples in love will come away oozing excitement and truly swept off their feet!

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White Memoirs is as much of an event as it is a wedding fair by offering brides a full vintage experience. Brides will be able to watch amazing 40′s style jazz performances and have the opportunity to get involved in craft workshops, live beauty demonstrations, swing dance lessons and of course the chance to discover all the special touches that will make their special day complete!

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To pre-register and buy advance tickets for White Memoirs please visit the White Memoirs booking page here

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The first 50 lucky brides that pre-register and buy advance tickets for White Memoirs will receive a FREE goody bag upon arrival at the event. Entrance costs just £3 and can be purchased here

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If you are an independent, new starting company and share a passion for all things vintage and are interested in exhibiting at White Memoirs, please take a peek at our exclusive exhibitor packages

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Wedding Blogger On Tour: The Wedding Affair At Newby Hall

October 6th, 2011 | Julia Braime

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An extra blog post this lunchtime – you lucky devils – to let you know that this little will be at Newby Hall & Gardens in Ripon, North Yorkshire this Sunday 9th October from 12pm until 4pm to meet the region’s lovely brides to be.  Please stop by blogger’s corner and have a chat, say hello and pick my brains on everything from bridesmaids dresses to keeping the best man under control.  I have a wealth of insider info and some great contacts to help you with your wedding planning. 

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The event is free admission and there will be over 35 exhibitors waiting to show you what they can do.  With some fab competitions and such a beautiful setting, it’s really just a lovely day out!

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See you there?

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Brides Up North Wedding Blog: Invitation to Newby Hall Fair 9 October 2011

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For further details please visit  www.theweddingaffair.co.uk

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Please check with the organiser before travelling.  Brides Up North will not be held liable in the event of cancellation.   

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