Attending a wedding show is a wonderful day out for you and your family. They are a great way to discover inspirational ideas about your forthcoming wedding as well allow you to interact with professionals one-on-one who can advise and help you to fulfil your dream wedding.
Most events are local wedding shows held at venues where you can consider holding your big day. Also, many venues hold wedding open days and showcases to allow you to get a real feel for the venue.
Some of the larger wedding shows, like County Wedding Events Signature shows, will hold demonstrations, entertaining fashion catwalk shows, offer free goody bags, exclusive offers and discounts and let you enter free prize draws and competitions.
Here’s some great forthcoming wedding events in your area and from further afield, that you might want to attend.
Don't forget to mention Your Glos & Wilts Wedding magazine when contacting a wedding show organiser or venue.
New company Zusetsu based in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire is a small family-run business importing authentic furoshiki and other gifts from Kyoto in Japan. Business partners Cathy and Yukki are new to the wedding industry and will be exhibiting at The Gloucestershire Wedding Show on Sunday 2nd October from 11 am until 4 pm where they will be giving a live demonstration on stage about how to elegantly wrap in Kyoto style with the furoshiki. The event is being held at the Cheltenham Racecourse where more than 80 regional suppliers will be on hand for couples to meet.
Posted: 6 September 2022
Exclusive-use wedding venue Elmore Court in Gloucestershire has announced it'll be hosting Another Wilder Fair on 27th March from 12:30 - 4:30 pm. Nestled in a private rural location, the venue is home to a Grade II listed country house and the magnificent Gillyflower ballroom. Recent developments have seen the appointment of a newly trained team and the first calves, lovingly named Wild One, Willow, Wren and Walter, have been born to the rewilding longhorn herd with seven more due shortly. Plans for treehouses to be built on the grounds mean that woodland weddings, treehouse stays and rewilding retreats will be available in early 2023. Couples who have previously married at the venue will be able to return for anniversary stays in these romantic retreats.
Posted: 10 March 2022
Henley Festival, presented by Westcoast is the UK's most glamorous music and arts festival which is thrilled to reveal the unmissable line-up for this year's 40th-anniversary celebrations from Wednesday 6th to Sunday 10th July 2022. Festival-goers are invited to be part of an unforgettable experience when the boutique black-tie festival returns to Henley-on-Thames' stunning riverside for five, spectacular summer nights, celebrating 40 years of music, comedy, art, dancing, gastronomy, fireworks and magical moments.
A truly unique event, Henley Festival is world-renowned for curating a vibrant programme spanning pop, world music, classical and jazz, where art, comedy and gastronomy share equal billing with music – and this year is set to be the biggest year yet. It's a great way to celebrate a staycation honeymoon in the region, or a stylish hen gathering with the bridal party.
Posted: 15 February 2022
Wasing's Autumn Open Event is set to take place on Sunday 26th September 2021 between 12:30pm and 3:30pm. Couples are invited to explore the award-winning barn wedding venue including the picturesque parish Church of St. Nicholas, the idyllic Victorian Summerhouse that's perfect for outdoor weddings and the contemporary Garden Room featuring glass bi-fold doors. The venue will be dressed with fairylights, candles and delightful floral displays, created by some of their recommended wedding suppliers. Couples will have the opportunity to meet the team, get some big-day inspiration and enjoy pizza and prosecco beneath the new stretch tent floating over the terrace at the back of the Castle Barn.
Posted: 31 August 2021
A date for your diary! The De Vere Wokefield Estate Wedding Fair returns this year on Sunday September 12th 2021 from 11am until 3pm with free admission. This stunning Victorian mansion house wedding venue is nestled in 250 acres of glorious countryside on the outskirts of Reading, Berkshire, perfectly situated for couples visiting from neighbouring regions including Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. The venue will be styled for a wedding to give couples a clear idea of how it could look on their special day, and there'll be a large selection of trusted quality wedding suppliers on hand to offer advice, including the photographer Annabel Farley.
Posted: 24 August 2021
Engaged couples are invited to a wedding showcase at new Oxfordshire wedding venue Nuneham Estate, Nuneham Courtenay, on July 31 and August 1. Husk Marquees are hosting the event that will feature some of the county's leading wedding suppliers who will be available to answer any questions. The wedding fair will help couples get an idea of what their special day could look like, from the cake to the photography and wedding stationery. Husk Marquees, based in Henley-on-Thames, offer a new product called a Cruck Tent. Based on a medieval cruck frame that has been redesigned for modern use, these structures give each wedding a rustic feel.
Posted: 29 July 2021
With restrictions lifted and larger weddings back on the agenda, it's time to plan your perfect day! Nestled in the heart of Buckinghamshire, Horwood House is delighted to announce its first Summer Wedding Showcase on Sunday, 1st August. From 11am – 3pm, couples will be greeted with a champagne and canapé reception before heading off to explore the hotel's stunning grounds and the grand Arts & Crafts mansion with its sweeping staircases, carved fireplaces, chandeliers and beautiful bay windows. Currently undergoing a £5.5million restoration, the Grade II listed building blends classic styling with modern luxury offering a wedding venue with wow-factor, from its historical mansion through to its incredible gardens and beautiful bedrooms.
Posted: 27 July 2021