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Would you say I do in a church or zoo?

Brides celebrate in confetti at outdoor wedding Wedding trends revealed! The top location for weddings was overwhelmingly secular and included aristocratic estates, hotels, manor houses, spas and inns. On the quirkier end of the scale, weddings also took place in a number of zoos, football grounds and even inside a maze: read on to be inspired....

The top location for weddings was overwhelmingly secular at 44.6% and included aristocratic estates, hotels, manor houses, spas and inns. On the quirkier end of the scale, weddings also took place in a number of zoos, football grounds and even inside a maze. Over 14% of couples chose to get hitched overseas. These statistics for religious and non-religious wedding ceremonies are in line with those released by the Office for National Statistics for 2016, which stated that, for the first time ever, only around a quarter of marriage ceremonies (24%) were religious.When weddings go wrong, the impact can be costly. The average settled insurance claim overall was £1,294. And the highest single insurance claim paid out during 2017 to 2018 was an eye watering £8,963. This was for a wedding which had to be rearranged after heavy snow during the 'Beast from the East' storm in 2018, which prevented guests from making it to the wedding. The unfortunate couple claimed for various costs including the venue, flowers, stationery and photographer.

The Insurance Emporium's Chief Executive Officer, Francis Martin, said: "Your wedding day should be one of the best days of your life but unfortunately the unexpected can and does occasionally happen. Our wedding insurance is designed to provide peace of mind from only £18, leaving you free to enjoy your day without worrying about what could go wrong and how expensive it might be."

Couple hold hands in urban location Highest density of weddings:
County
Derbyshire 5.6%
North Yorkshire 4.6%
Essex 4.2%
West Yorkshire 3.8%
Hampshire 3.3%

City/Town
London 1.8%
Belper 1.7%
Chesterfield 1.6%
Nottingham 1.4%
Sheffield 1.1%

Average settled wedding claim: £1,294
Most expensive settled wedding claim: £8,963 for wedding costs due to it being rearranged following adverse weather - snow prevented guests coming to the wedding. This was during the Beast from the East storm in 2018.
Claim can be broken down as follows:
Bells £160
Cake £110
Flowers £734
Attire hire £616
Chair covers £262
Stationery £350
Car hire £758
Venue £4910
Photographer £950
Car £113

Couple rest their heads together at the coast Most popular date to get married: 1 September

Most popular day to get married:
1 - Saturday 52.4%
2 - Friday 18.6%
3 - Sunday 9.9%
4 - Thursday 8.4%
5 – Monday 4.2%
6 – Wednesday 3.7%
7 – Tuesday 2.8%

Most popular season to get married:
1 Summer - 41.7% - August was most popular with 16.3% of weddings
2 Spring - 25.0%
3 Autumn - 24.5%
4 Winter - 8.9% - during December 4.3% of weddings; most popular December wedding date 29 December

Page boy carries bride's veil Top 3 Wedding venues
1 Estate/Hall/Manor/Hotel/Spa/Inn 44.6%
2 Church/Minster/Cathedral/Chapel 26.2%
3 Overseas 14.3% where data existed

Quirky Wedding Venues:
Edinburgh Zoo
London Zoo
York Maze
Everton Football Club
Port Vale Football Club
Disneyland

About The Insurance Emporium:The Insurance Emporium is a one-stop shop for a range of different insurance. Based outside York, the Emporium offers flexible protection on almost twenty products, from pet and horse to wedding and many more.
For more information visit: www.theinsuranceemporium.co.uk

 
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