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Accommodation for Wedding Guests in Swindon

Swindon is a great place filled with fantastic hotels. If your wedding venue doesn’t offer accommodation, here are some brilliant hotels to set your guests up with. Just add it to the invite, especially if they’re travelling from far and wide!   Marriott Hotel Now you can get married at this venue, but if you […]

How to Easily Find and Book Suppliers with UKbride

Welcome to our lovely website! If you’re looking to book your wedding suppliers, you have come to the right place. We have hundreds to browse through offering all kinds of different wedding services but first, let us show you how to easily find and book them on UKbride…   1. Searching First of all, search […]

20 Unique Wedding Suppliers to Book

If you’re looking to add something really different to your wedding day, you can find some really unique suppliers offering all kinds of wedding fun! We have selected 20 of UKbride’s most unique suppliers for you to browse through…   1. Personalised Cake Toppers There are people who will make little personalised wedding versions of […]

The Ultimate Monthly Wedding Checklist

UKbride has just released the ultimate wedding checklist! Use this article and our FREE printable monthly wedding timeline at the bottom to help you plan your day. The best way to plan your day without missing out a detail is to follow a wedding checklist. This way, you can ensure that everything you need for a wedding […]

Must-Ask Questions for Wedding Venues

One of the first jobs of wedding planning – and arguably the most important job – will be looking at wedding venues. That’s why it’s important to ask these questions to venues when you’re on the search… Take your time when you look for venues. You want to get the place you love for the […]

The History of Toastmasters

  Toastmaster is a general term referring to a person in charge of the proceedings of a public speaking event, but where did this originate from?    Toasting the Greeks There a number of theories as to where the tradition of ‘toasting’ originated from. Some believe this was from the Greeks. At ancient Greek banquets, […]

What is a Wedding Toastmaster?

If you’re looking for a wedding toastmaster for your big day, there is one big question you need to know the answer to; what is a toastmaster and what do they do? Well, you’re in luck! The experts at UKbride have answered the key questions about what wedding toastmasters actually do and the value of […]

Your Wedding Gone Social!

Love it or hate it, social media has become a huge part of many weddings. From planning, networking, researching and budgeting. As a result you can virtually organise the whole affair on your smart phone! On the other hand with this comes the presence of our phones at every part of the day. You can […]

Beautiful Ideas for Wedding Flowers

blooming marvellous ideas for your wedding flowers with UKbride and Interflora CREATE HEIGHT ON YOUR WEDDING RECEPTION TABLES There’s nothing worse than trying to strain your neck around an obstructive table decoration at a wedding reception. By making your floral arrangements really (really!) tall, not only will you allow your guests to see a bit […]

How to Have a Travel-Themed Wedding

If you and your partner are big fans of travelling it makes sense to have a travel-themed wedding. More and more holiday-loving couples are opting to use travel as their wedding theme, as there are just so many different ways of incorporating travel into your wedding day. Therefore, if you do decide to opt for […]

Should you invite your ex to your wedding?

Would you invite your ex to your wedding? According to a poll we ran on, 4% of brides would! Whilst it’s a relatively small percentage, it still shows that there are some brides who would be happy inviting an ex-love to be a part of their wedding day. Therefore, Hannah Vickers, Editor at wedding […]

How to Have a Winter Wedding

There is something really rather magical about having a winter wedding. The anticipation of snow, the contrast of rich reds against stark whites, the comfort of coming in from the cold and the all-important dusting of glitter all help to make a winter wedding a somewhat ethereal affair. Winter is, after all, one of the […]

10 Rustic Wedding Ideas for Brides on a Budget

Are you thinking of opting for a rustic wedding? Particularly if you’re holding your wedding in a barn, on a farm or in the countryside, a rustic wedding theme is the perfect choice to complement your venue. Rustic weddings are also great if you’re on a budget or want to have a go at some […]

Unicorn Wedding 101: Our Guide to Your Magical Day

Unicorns are everywhere right now. Whether it’s unicorn cakes, unicorns on clothes or even unicorn bedding, we are officially unicorn-obsessed (and proud!). With the current unicorn trend skyrocketing, it makes perfect sense that some brides-to-be might want to embrace the unicorn phenomenon and opt for a unicorn wedding. Having a unicorn wedding is the perfect […]

Wedding Horror Stories – Look Away!

      If you’re into horror movies and you’re planning a wedding, this might be just the article for you. However, if you’re trying to keep calm, stop reading now! These wedding horror stories from Reddit will chill you to the bone, but on the bright side, will make you feel good about any […]

Who Pays For What in a Wedding?

    This is a question that we get asked a lot on UKbride. Who traditionally pays for what when planning a wedding? Is it the bride’s parents, groom’s parents, grandparents or is it up to the couple themselves to fund their wedding? Traditionally, it’s the bride or her family who paid for the wedding […]

A Post-Wedding To-Do List

    Once everything is settled down, you’ve experienced the best day of your life and you’ve been on a honeymoon of a lifetime, you may experience wedding blues. It’s super stressful planning a wedding, but you can’t help feeling upset that it’s all over. Well, if you want a few wedding jobs after everything’s […]

Name Changing After the Wedding

    To change or not to change? That is the question, of course other than the one that leads to ‘I do…’ If you’re struggling with the idea of changing your name after marriage, here’s some UKbride advice! The vast majority of modern brides will change their name to their partner’s – 80% to […]

How to Deal with Uninvited Guests

It can be the most awkward situation when someone messages you presuming they’re invited to your wedding. If you’re faced with an uninvited guest, here’s our guide on how to deal with them… First of all, it all depends on who this person is. If you’re struggling to put together a guest list, read our […]

Bold Wedding Styling

We love the bold wedding styling that this shoot, created by Nadia Wood and photographer Adrian Harvey, demonstrates. There are at least five great examples of inspiration that every bride should take note of… Cakes don’t have to be white… As our featured shoot’s wedding cake proves, you don’t need to stick to a pure white cake with […]

Rob Davis

UKbride Editor

Hi, I’m Rob, the Editor in Chief of UKbride! I’ve a real passion for all things weddings and lead the editorial team here to ensure we bring you the best inspiration, tips & advice for your wedding. You'll also find a few fun articles to help relieve that pre-wedding stress!

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