What if weddings are paused autumn and winter 2021?

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Earlier this week when hosting our monthly coffee morning a discussed came up around how couples are feeling right now with the uncertainty. After a summer of weddings couples are worried about their autumn or winter weddings. Will we go back in lockdown? What if the wedding needs to be postponed? Can they travel to…

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How to Entertain Guests with No Dancing Allowed

NO DANCING ALLOWED

As of 21st June, dancing is still sadly not permitted at wedding receptions. But that doesn’t mean weddings can’t still be fun. In fact perhaps this is the chance to think up alternative solutions to entertain your guests. Here are 9 ideas to get you started. 1. Lets start laughing again What about having a…

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WEDDING PLANNING TIPS FROM THE PROS

From finding the perfect venue to managing your guest list, planning a wedding can feel like a full-time job, which is why we always recommend hiring a planner when budget allows. A professional planner is responsible for more than making sure your day runs smoothly. Think of them as your wedding BFF, with endless experience,…

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Wedding Trends 2021

Micro Ceremony in 2020 photo by Fiona Kelly

With COVID putting a stop to weddings as we know it, couples used the time to reflect on what they truly want from their wedding. From discussing this with our wedding planners and wedding suppliers, it would appear couples are concentrating on the “marriage” itself and celebrating with guests to show they care for them.…

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10 Wedding Planning Tasks you can do in Lockdown

So here we are in lockdown 3, in 2020 you spent the time baking banana loaf and doing online yoga. But this time it’s a little different, why? Because you got engaged over Christmas and you’re determined to use this time efficiently planning your wedding. In fact you want to leave lockdown with a smug…

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Ultimate guide to hiring an independent Wedding Celebrant

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Celebrant-led weddings have been growing in popularity year on year. In fact here at the UKAWP we are predicting a surge in these non-religious, *non-legal ceremonies in 2021. We have some amazing celebrant members, we spoke to them to get their top tips for couples planning a celebrant led ceremony. * a celebrant led ceremony…

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How to uninvite someone to your wedding

Professional Member The Wedding Dolls

Now there’s a question you never thought you’d need to ask. But sometimes circumstances change and you may find yourself in a situation where you need to uninvite friends and family from an impending wedding. Legal Reasons Lets use coronavirus as an example. Micro ceremonies can now happen for just 30 people but following Boris…

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Organising your social distanced wedding ceremony due to coronavirus

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How can you organise your wedding throughout the coronavirus outbreak, following the government rules? Following a release from the government yesterday, on the 29th June, we finally have some news regarding weddings during the coronavirus crisis. I know that everyone is keen to get back to “normal” for weddings. And although wedding ceremonies can now…

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Planning an intimate, micro or elopement wedding

Micro church wedding by Emily Andrews. Photographer Benjamin Mathers.

Are you organising a scaled down wedding following coronavirus? Or perhaps this was your plan all along? Many of our members are seeing an increase in elopements , micro weddings and intimate weddings for 2021. I suspect you know what an elopement is, but what about intimate weddings and micro weddings? Like most things, the…

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Postponing your wedding due to coronavirus

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If you were due to get married this summer, I suspect you have been patiently waiting to see whether this is likely. Although we still don’t have a clear answer from the government I would say it is a fair assumption that weddings will not happen prior to July the earliest. And you now need…

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