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The Wedding Community has teamed up with The National Wedding Show to give away five pairs of tickets to each of the spring shows.

A must for all brides and grooms-to-be, at The National Wedding Show you’ll find inspirational feature areas and hundreds of experts, specialising in everything from designer dresses to dazzling venues. The Catwalk is an unmissable experience for the entire bridal party, featuring beautiful bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, glamorous mother of the bride attire and suave groomswear.

With all this and more you are sure to find everything you need for your big day at the UK’s biggest wedding show this spring.

How to Enter

We have five pairs of tickets to give away for each of the shows – Manchester, London and Birmingham. For your chance to win tickets, email your name, address and which venue you wish to visit to competitions@theweddingcommunity.com with the subject ‘The National Wedding Show’.

Tickets are valid any day and are limited to one pair per winner. So what are you waiting for? Send your entry today!

Show Dates

7th – 8th February 2015 – The National Wedding Show Manchester

10am – 5pm

Manchester Central Convection Complex, Windmill Street, Manchester, M2 3GX

 

20th – 22nd February 2015 – The National Wedding Show London

Fri and Sun: 10am – 5pm, Sat: 10am – 6pm

Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX

 

27th February – 1st March 2015 – The National Wedding Show Birmingham

Fri and Sun: 10am – 5pm, Sat: 10am – 6pm

The NEC, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B40 1NT

 

For more information visit The National Wedding Show website www.nationalweddingshow.co.uk

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Huge congratulations to those of you who have just got engaged over Christmas; exciting times! One of the best places to start your wedding planning and to find potential suppliers is at a large wedding show.

We have teamed up with The UK Wedding Shows to offer ten lucky brides and grooms-to-be the chance to win a pair of tickets to either the London ExCel Wedding Show, or the North East Wedding Show in Newcastle.

Couples can find everything they need for their big day at the region’s favourite wedding shows, The North East Wedding Show from the 24th – 25th January 2015 at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, and The London ExCeL Wedding Show from the 31st January – 1st February 2015.

With some of the finest suppliers in the UK will be showcasing everything from designer dresses to decadent cakes, sparkling accessories to fabulous flowers, and impeccable groomswear to romantic honeymoons. Couples will be able to try, buy, book and plan everything they could possibly need for their special day, under one roof.

For your chance to win one of the ten pairs of tickets in our giveaway, simply email competitions@theweddingcommunity.com with the subject ‘UK Wedding Show’. Please specify your name and the show and date that you would like to attend (London 24th or 25th January, or Newcastle 31st January or 1st February).

Competition closes at 12noon on Friday 9th January 2015.

For more information about the shows visit www.theukweddingshows.co.uk

Good luck everyone, and happy planning!

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Today we are celebrating our 5th birthday!

Over the past five years The Wedding Community has become one of the UK’s favourite wedding planning websites, and we have loved bringing you all the latest wedding news, advice and inspiration to help you create your perfect wedding.

To celebrate, we are launching an amazing new competition where you could win a 5 star honeymoon in Malta.

Lady standing on balcony overlooking Malta

We have teamed up with one of Malta’s most iconic resorts, the historic Phoenicia Hotel, to give you the chance to win an amazing 7 night honeymoon, with flights and airport transfers provided by our weddings abroad experts Perfect Weddings Abroad.

Palm Court Lounge at Phoenicia Hotel

Malta is a hot destination right now, attracting royals and celebrities from across the globe. Prince William visited to mark the 50th anniversary of independence, and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie enjoyed a romantic getaway on sister island Gozo. Famed for its superb service, the Phoenicia Hotel has attracted the likes of Pierce Brosnan and Rachel Weisz, and you’ll be sure to feel like a star when you stay there.

Bastion Pool Deck at Phoenicia Hotel

To enter this incredible competition, you simply need to register for free to join The Wedding Community. If you are already a member, you can enter by sending your full name via the email address you used to register to competitions@theweddingcommunity.com, with ‘Malta Competition’ in the subject field. PLEASE NOTE that email entries will only be valid if you are a member of The Wedding Community.

You can see full terms and conditions on our competition page.

Good luck everyone.

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In the last of our Autumn National Wedding Show competitions, we’re giving you the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to the Manchester show, and we also have 4 pairs of standard tickets to give to our runners-up. The VIP tickets include fast track entry, reserved seating at the Catwalk Show, unlimited access to the stylish VIP Lounge, a complimentary glass of bubbly and a goody bag full of beauty products.

To be in with a chance of winning these fabulous tickets, email competitions@theweddingcommunity.com with your name and address, and ‘Manchester National Wedding Show’ in the subject. Tickets are valid for either day of the show and are limited to one pair per winner.

The competition closes on Tuesday 30th September 2014.

The National Wedding Show Manchester, Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th October 2014

Manchester Central, Windmill Street, Manchester, M2 3GX

For more information visit The National Wedding Show website www.nationalweddingshow.co.uk/manchester-wedding-show

Don’t worry, if you are not a lucky winner, you can still book in advance and save £3 off the door price*. Book online or call the ticket hotline on 0844 874 0486.

*Advance ticket prices revert to the on the door price of £18 at midnight the day before opening

Standard Ticket: Advance £15, on the door £18

VIP Ticket: Advance £35, on the door £40

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Brides the Show 3-5 October 2014

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Brides the Show, the UK’s most sophisticated, luxury bridal show is back! The show returns between 3rd and 5th October 2014, and is being held for the first time at The Business Design Centre, Islington, London.

The event treats visitors to an experience like no other: featuring over 130 of the most prestigious bridal and lifestyle brands, from designers and florists, to photographers and venues; the industry’s biggest names will be on hand to help, advise and inspire.

Visitors will also be treated to a series of stunning live catwalk shows, showcasing the latest collections from some of the best UK and international designers, including Ian Stuart, Stephanie Allin, Naomi Neoh and Kate Halfpenny.

Brides the Show has everything discerning brides-to-be and their bridal parties could hope for to make their big day truly unforgettable, and we have a pair of ‘Gold Tickets’ to give away.

This year, brides-to-be can get even closer to the action with a Gold Catwalk ticket. This VIP experience will enable ticket-holders fast-track entry, to pre-book their seats in the first front two rows, a complimentary glass of champagne and luxury gift bags.

How to Enter

To enter our competition, simply visit and ‘Like’ The Wedding Community’s Facebook page, and then ‘Like’ the Brides The Show picture here.

Opening Times:

Friday 3rd October: 5pm – 9pm
Saturday 4th October: 10am – 5pm
Sunday 5th October: 10am – 4pm

Brides the Show, Business Design Centre, 52 Upper St, London, N1 0QH

20% off Ticket Prices:

If you’re not lucky enough to win, enter code WC20 for 20% off all tickets…

  • £20 (Standard ticket), £35 (Gold Catwalk ticket)
  • Book an extra catwalk ticket for £15
  • Bridal Party Group (4+ standard tickets – 25% discount. Ticket price: £15 when buying four or more standard tickets.) Discount and concession rate available.

Tickets can be booked via http://bridestheshow.co.uk/tickets

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The Wedding Community has teamed up with The National Wedding Show to offer you the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to the Birmingham show, and we have 4 pairs of standard tickets to give to our runners-up. The VIP tickets include fast track entry, reserved seating at the Catwalk Show, unlimited access to the stylish VIP Lounge, a complimentary glass of bubbly and a goody bag full of beauty products.

To be in with a chance of winning these fabulous tickets, email competitions@theweddingcommunity.com with your name and address, and ‘Birmingham National Wedding Show’ in the subject. Tickets are valid any day and are limited to one pair per winner.

The competition closes on Monday 15th September 2014.

The National Wedding Show Birmingham, Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th October 2014

NEC, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B40 1NT

For more information visit The National Wedding Show website www.nationalweddingshow.co.uk

Don’t worry, if you are not a lucky winner, you can still book in advance and save £3 off the door price*. Book online or call the ticket hotline on 0844 874 0486.

*Advance ticket prices revert to the on the door price of £18 at midnight the day before opening

Standard Ticket: Advance £15, on the door £18

VIP Ticket: Advance £35, on the door £40

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The North East Wedding Show returns to Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on 13th and 14th September, and we have 10 pairs of tickets to give away to our lucky readers.

For your chance to win a pair of tickets, simply email competitions@theweddingcommunity.com with your name, address and your day you wish to visit (Saturday 13th or Sunday 14th September), with ‘The North East Wedding Show’ as the subject.

The competition will close at 5pm on Thursday 4th September and the winners will then be contacted.

The North East Wedding Show, Metro Radio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle , Tyne and Wear, NE4 7NA

Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th September 2014, 10am – 5pm

The show provides brides-to-be in the North East with direct access to the very best in bridal wear and wedding suppliers in the region.

The must-see fashion show will take place at the catwalk three times a day, showcasing the latest trends in bridal wear, occasion wear, groomswear and mother of the bride dresses.

All visitors to the show will receive a free goody bag, and the first 500 visitors through the door on Saturday 13th September will also receive a glass of fizz to celebrate and toast to future happiness!

Advanced tickets to the show are priced at £7 and must be booked by midnight on September 12th 2014, or tickets on the door cost £9.

For more details and to book tickets visit www.theukweddingshows.co.uk/newcastle-wedding-show

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It’s show time! The UK’s biggest wedding show returns to London this autumn and we have tickets to give away.

If you’re getting married, The National Wedding Show is a must-go-to wedding event. With exciting feature areas, a breath-taking catwalk show and over 300 experts specialising in everything from stunning dresses to sparkling accessories, exquisite flowers to mouth-watering cakes, and exciting entertainment to idyllic venues, The National Wedding Show is the ultimate destination for shopping, inspiration and wedding planning. You can try, buy, book and hire everything you need for your big day, on one day, under one roof!

The Wedding Community has teamed up with The National Wedding Show to offer you the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to the London show. This exclusive experience includes fast track entrance, reserved seating at the Catwalk Show, unlimited access to the stylish VIP Lounge, a complimentary glass of bubbly and a goody bag full of beauty products to pamper yourself in the build up to your big day. We also have four pairs of standard tickets to give to our runners-up.

To be in with a chance of winning these fabulous tickets, email competitions@theweddingcommunity.com with your name and address, and ‘London National Wedding Show’ in the subject. Tickets are valid any day and are limited to one pair per winner. So what are you waiting for? Send your entry today!

The competition closes on Monday 25th August 2014.

The National Wedding Show London, Friday 26th to Sunday 28th September 2014

Earls Court, Warwick Road, London, SW5 9TA

For more information visit The National Wedding Show website www.nationalweddingshow.co.uk

Don’t worry, if you are not a lucky winner, you can still book in advance and save £3 off the door price*. Book online or call the ticket hotline on 0844 874 0486.

*Advance ticket prices revert to the on the door price of £18 at midnight the day before opening

Standard Ticket: Advance £15, on the door £18

VIP Ticket: Advance £35, on the door £40

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Shropshire Petals run their popular photo competition several times throughout the year where couples send their confetti shot to be judged by a special team of confetti experts. Past winners have won confetti packages, afternoon tea hampers and even some delicious handmade truffles.

'One Love' Personalised Art from BSPOAK

Their new photo competition has just launched and you could be the lucky winner of an amazing personalised piece of English Oak artwork by BSPOAK Ltd called ‘One Love’. This stunning piece can be proudly displayed in your home to be enjoyed by all who read its cherished words.

Entering the competition is easy, simply like the Shropshire Petals Facebook page and upload your confetti shot.

'One Love' Personalised Art Detail from BSPOAK

If you are soon to be married and you would like to enter, here are some tips on how to get the perfect confetti shot:

  • Provide plenty of confetti to ensure your guests can throw a large handful over you to make your confetti really stand out.
  • Discuss how you want your confetti shot with your photographer before the big day.
  • Colour co-ordinate or contrast confetti with your bridesmaids dresses or wedding theme.
  • Make a confetti bar – let your guests choose their own confetti from a selection to make your confetti shot even more of a surprise.
  • Relax and enjoy, the confetti shot will be one of the only photos with you looking natural.

For more information about the competition, please visit www.shropshirepetals.com.

Brides the Show

The Wedding Community has teamed up with Brides The Show to offer you the chance to win a pair of tickets to the London Show.

Following the unprecedented success of their first ever show last autumn, Brides The Show is back and it’s even bigger! It will be a fully interactive show where you can immerse yourself in all things bridal – play with make-up looks, marvel at some of the most beautiful wedding gowns you will ever see, and create your own wedding day details in the Imagination Room.

Taking place on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd March 2014 at Battersea Evolution, London, this is a show not to be missed.

How to Enter

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Location

Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ

Opening Times

Saturday 22nd March: 9am – 6pm

Sunday 23rd March: 9am – 6pm

25% off Tickets

If you are not selected as a winner, don’t worry, we have a special discount code for 25% off standard tickets. Simply add code WC25 at checkout.

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