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How to create the perfect wedding scrapbook from The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to create the perfect wedding scrapbook

A wedding scrapbook is something that can be cherished forever more, once your big day is over, so it’s a good idea to make a start on it in good time. Here’s how to create the perfect wedding scrapbook and what to include: Dedicate time  Whether it’s an hour in the evenings or a whole […] Read more…

Wedding photography with mobile phones being used by Hazel Buckley as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Should you put away your phones at a wedding?

This has been something many have debated recently. Should a wedding have a “no phones” rule and whether as a bride and groom you would feel confident in asking for this. Today we speak to Hazel Buckley, a wedding photographer to get the professionals view on whether you should out away your phones at a […] Read more…

Vintage wedding stationery by Feather and Flourish as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Feather and Flourish: Beautiful Wedding Stationery

Today we catch up with Heather from Feather and Flourish who are exhibiting with us in Cheltenham on May 8th. She designs beautiful handmade wedding stationery and is sharing some wise words with you about how to be a wedding diva! “I’m a firm believer that if there’s one day of your life when you can be a […] Read more…

The Well Being Farm, a rustic venue in Lancashire as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

What do you look for when choosing your wedding venue?

Today’s blog comes from the team at the beautiful Lancashire venue, The Wellbeing Farm. Their venue is perfect for a rustic wedding and here they share some great pointers to consider when choosing your wedding venue. Photo by Avenue White Photography “I liken looking for a wedding venue to looking for a house in some […] Read more…

An elegant 1920s vintage style wedding with blue touches as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to choose the perfect wedding ceremony for you

In the previous century most people got married in church or in a register office, but as you know, there are so many choices now for you when choosing how and where you are going to actually get married. We often get caught up in all the prettiness of styling the day, but before you start your […] Read more…

Neil Edwards Elegant Magic shares how to choose your wedding magician on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

5 Tips For Hiring A Wedding Musician

Magicians at weddings seem to be becoming more and more popular as it is a great way to entertain your guests in the gaps between the main action. For example, the time when they are enjoying a drink before the wedding breakfast is often the time when the bride and groom have their photographs so is the […] Read more…

The Estrellas discuss the perfect first dance on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to decide on that perfect first dance

It’s the moment that many couples dream of, and many dread! The wedding breakfast is over, the evening starts, and all eyes are on you to present yourselves to the world in your very first dance as Mr & Mrs! The first dance has become a Moment of Truth for weddings across the globe, with […] Read more…

How to get the best from your wedding photographer by Dan Walker as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to get the best from your wedding photography

Today we catch up with the photographer Dan Walker who is sharing how to get the best from your wedding photography. He has decided to write a guide to help couples get the best photos from their super-massive day. He says, “I’m going to go to the most basic, sometimes seemingly common sense ideas in […] Read more…

10 Tips To Keep Everyone Happy At The Wedding

Paul Ace has joined us today to share his top tips to keep everyone happy (no mean feat) at your wedding. He will be performing with us at Birmingham on February 7th and also at our Vintage Wedding Village at Event City on March 12th and 13th. Stick To A Schedule The day should be […] Read more…

How to Protect your wedding photographs by Amber Rose Photography as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to protect your wedding photographs.

Today, Amber from Amber Marie Photography shares some advice on a topic we don’t often discuss: how to protect your precious wedding photographs. Without wanting to strike fear into the hearts of couples everywhere, picture your happily married life (easy enough of course) is unexpectedly interrupted by a house fire, flash flood, burglary, house flattening […] Read more…

Debbie Carlise wedding hair accessories as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

How to choose your vintage wedding accessories.

So you’ve decided to include some vintage style in your wedding day look – but what style of vintage wedding accessories should you choose? While a huge part of choosing your accessory should be based on whether you absolutely love it there are some other elements you might want to bear in mind. The accessories […] Read more…

Mobile wedding bar from the Libation Station as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to choose a mobile bar for your vintage wedding

The team behind The Libation Station today offer some advice for choosing a mobile bar for your vintage wedding. These are becoming more and more popular choices as brides and grooms choose DIY weddings as well as outdoor celebrations in contrast with the traditional hotel wedding. Ask about the products served As craft beers and […] Read more…

Vintage wedding stationery from To and From via The National Vintage Wedding Fair

Top 10 tips for choosing your wedding stationery

Today Sami France from To and From shares her top 10 things to consider when choosing your wedding stationery. 1. I would only recommend sending a Save the Date card if your wedding falls on a weekday, a Bank holiday weekend or if you need people to stay over night.  2. If you need people […] Read more…

The Polka Dots perform at The National Vintage Wedding Fair Vintage Singers Musicians

How to decide on that perfect first dance

It’s the moment that many couples dream of, and many dread! The wedding breakfast is over, the evening starts, and all eyes are on you to present yourselves to the world in your very first dance as Mr & Mrs! The first dance has become a Moment of Truth for weddings across the globe, with […] Read more…

Vintage wedding dresses by Real Green Dress, Photo by Nikki Nicolle as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Tips to find your perfect vintage wedding dress

For some brides, vintage means lashings of lace and china tea cups. To others, it’s the 1930’s sleek sophistication of a Hollywood movie star. Whether your wedding will be a wonderland in the woods or the last word in city chic, you can steal some style from the past. Go to a reputable vintage gown […] Read more…

vintage Brooch bouquet as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Unique Bride DIY Tutorial: Vintage Brooch Bouquets

The great thing about bouquets made from paper, fabric or brooches is that you can keep them forever. Today I share how I made my own brooch bouquet for my own vintage wedding, using enamel brightly coloured jewellery. What you need: Brooches, lots of them! You actually need a lot more than you think so...

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