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Gifts for the newly engaged

Gifts for the newly engaged

Despite the difficulties of 2020, we still believe that love conquers all and the joy of a newly engaged couple is the same as ever. With the wedding restrictions that are currently in place, many people who might previously have been guests understand that they may...

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What if you don’t want to wait?

What if you don’t want to wait?

Understandably, because of the pandemic, many couples have chosen to postpone their wedding until 2021 and for many wedding suppliers, next year is being booked up fast with weekdays and off-season months becoming a palatable alternative. However, some couples have...

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What’s the latest wedding etiquette?

What’s the latest wedding etiquette?

The 30 people maximum rule at a marriage or civil partnership ceremony, now reduced to 15! (which must include the officials and any extra workers) has meant a serious rethink for many couples. Unfortunately, part of the rethink means that hard guest-list decisions...

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Top tips for the perfect homemade cake.

Top tips for the perfect homemade cake.

Because weddings are so very different this year, couples are finding that they have to think creatively, and one way to do that is to make it their own cake, especially as the number of guests looks likely to be limited for at least the near future. However, lovely...

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A wedding a day in 2021.

A wedding a day in 2021.

As the 2020 wedding season has been so affected by coronavirus, many couples who intended to get married this year have decided to postpone. This, of course, makes it a frantic race for available dates in 2021 and compromise may be key to getting a new date at all....

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Are virtual weddings the future?

Are virtual weddings the future?

As countless couples have had to reconsider their plans due to Covid, many weddings have been postponed until next year but for some people, they’ve waited long enough. Current guidelines advise that weddings should be kept as short as reasonably possible and that no...

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Choosing the perfect wedding dress.

Choosing the perfect wedding dress.

When it comes to choosing a wedding dress, it’s fair to say that there is no shortage available. In fact, the amount of choice could even be considered overwhelming, so here is a quick round up of some of the most popular styles out there. For pure elegance,...

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So, what is a humanist wedding?

So, what is a humanist wedding?

Couples who don’t want a church wedding or a civil ceremony may often consider a humanist wedding ceremony instead. Legal formalities are carried out at a registry office, and the humanist wedding ceremony is the actual big celebration. As a neutral celebration, it is...

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How to look after the cake.

How to look after the cake.

After all the time, tasting and attention that’s gone in to choosing the cake, you want to make sure that while everyone can admire it, it doesn’t come to any harm until it’s time for the happy couple to cut it. Given the current situation and the likelihood of more...

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What might a socially distanced wedding be like?

What might a socially distanced wedding be like?

When restrictions begin to ease and weddings get the go ahead, they may well look different in a socially-distanced world. One thing is for sure - people will still want to get married - so how might ceremonies go ahead safely? As the virus is less likely to spread...

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