The Wedding Affair Luxury Wedding Fairs in Yorkshire
Hello beautiful’s, how is your week going so far?
We had a lovely and very, very busy #weddinghour last evening over on Twitter. We were talking all things anniversary related and it proved a hot topic with a lot of you too, which is great. It’s so wonderful to talk to so many of you from across England and in fact, the world. Of course, we love talking everything and anything wedding related too.
In the mean time, for those of you who are not yet wed and are on your pretty planning journeys, boy, do we have a treat for you! I’m sure you will have heard us talking non-stop about our rather special array of wedding fairs coming to a location near you very soon, after all, we are planning for what is going to be an extremely busy Autumn.
In fact, it will be the busiest for a while, with 7 stunning luxurious shows for you to attend. And below? I’ve got all the details of every single beautiful venue that will be playing host, making it easier for you to find out how you can be there with your bride tribe, finding the up-most talented suppliers and venturing around some of Yorkshire’s most prestigious wedding venues.
Oh, and before we forget, there will be Prosecco. Lot’s of it.
The Wedding Affair at The York Marriott Hotel
First up, in just a few weeks, on the 17th of September, 12-3pm we will be at the city chic hotel, The York Marriott.
It’s fair to say that this fair is always a huge success, and undoubtably one of the largest wedding fairs in York, with an average of over 200 brides attending each show. I mean it could be the delicious canapés, Prosecco, or the fact you will get to chat to a vast variety of York’s premium wedding suppliers; all on hand, ready to help you plan your perfect day
Also, Brides and Grooms that are choosing this venue; you have certainly chosen well. The venue prides itself on its truly amazing customer service, you will be looked after by everyone there. Not only that, but you can be sure that your venue will have the best views in York, this city centre venue looks over the vast, and gorgeous York Racecourse.
Did you know that it is also one of the only venues in York that ls licensed for outdoor ceremonies? Finally, all the lovely restaurants, beautiful sights, gardens and museums that York are famed for are only a short walk away. You can’t get much better than that, right?
The Wedding Affair Boutique Showcase at Deighton Lodge
Next up after The York Marriott, we will be on the outskirts of York for our *first ever* boutique showcase. The showcase itself will be taking place on Sunday the 24th of September, 12-3pm.
We are super excited for you to join us at one of York’s newest venues. Deighton Lodge is a lovingly converted barn complete with all the details. Yep, we’re talking an actual dressing room, accommodation, plenty of props (hello, photo-opportunities!), and of course, it’s completely bespoke.
The barn still has plenty of it’s original characteristics with pitched roods, distinctive spoked beams, bare brick walls and traditional stable doors – it’s anything but a typical ‘Hotel Chain’ venue. Rustic minimalism meets Boho glam with this innovative and complimentary design spectacular. It’s truly a venue where your wedding dreams can be turned into a picturesque reality, more than you could have ever imagine.
You can join us for free, meet 25+ of their absolutely lovely approved suppliers and have a natter with the their wonderful wedding co-ordinators who will be more than happy to give you a show around this dreamy venue.
The Ultimate Wedding Affair at The Royal Hall, Harrogate
The Royal Hall – Our Ultimate Designer Show on the Sunday the 1st October,12-4pm. This show is undoubtably a huge hit with brides, in fact, it’s our largest show of the Autumn. We can’t wait!
So, this is one that you simply just can’t not put in your diary! As we like to say, it’s a wedmin essential. Our designer show takes place at the dreamy Royal Hall, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. The building itself is actually a Grade II* listed performance hall and theatre. Aaaand, as you can tell, It provides the most stunning back drop to our Wedding show and plays host to the most fantastic live catwalks and music productions. None of that cheesy stuff either, just stunning models, designer dresses and top-notch music.
At our designer show you will get to meet and talk to over 80 of the finest and inspirational wedding suppliers from the North of England and beyond… Eek! Can you believe this is all under one roof?!
Enjoy music and entertainment all whilst eating that fantastic Hog Roast and sipping on delicious Cocktails (you deserve it, right?) with your nearest and dearest. Take a look around the outstanding Seasonal Design Quarter showcasing a wedding in Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter and take inspiration for your own special day from talented florists and venue stylists.
The line up for the day is already looking fabulous, with many luxurious boutiques, facial aesthetic clinics, photographers, cocktail bars and SO much more booked in, it’s a magical show that we can’t wait to invite you to. Best part? Tickets are completely FREE, which is actually a first for us.
So, snap them up whilst you still can to reserve your V.I.P bridal tote bag, glossy magazines and beauty essentials.
The Wedding Affair at Carlton Towers
Next, on the 8th October, 1-4pm we will be at the oh-so gorgeous Carlton Towers, an opulent, gothic inspired venue. Trust us when we say, it’s a total beauty.
The hidden gem that is Carlton Towers is nestled away in Yorkshire, near Selby and in the beautiful little village of Carlton. This extraordinary ancestral house not only is a beauty to behold from the outside, where you will find exquisite, beautifully manicured gardens and vast park land. Of course, Carlton Towers interiors are also something spectacular – the Victorian Gothic style architecture will provide the most perfect setting for your wedding photos! Come and see for yourself.
You may even recognise it from the hit drama series, Victoria, that was aired on ITV last Autumn and in fact, has only just recently come back to our screens within the last week. There’s really no surprise as to why this venue is so popular. In fact, at the last show we had over 150 brides in attendance, all wanting a sneak peak at Yorkshires best kept secret and wanting this am-a-zing venue to themselves,
This year, you will find 40+ of the most talented suppliers and the loveliest wedding co-ordinators. Remember, tickets are free and you can reserve yours here!
The Wedding Affair at Oulton Hall
This will be our first ever time at this drop-dead gorgeous venue, and we are super excited to welcome you on the 15th of October, 12-3pm. We will have the area’s finest talent and there’s plenty for you to see on the day.
When it comes to four star hotels in Yorkshire, nothing can compete with the luxury, class and style of Oulton Hall. Situated just outside of Leeds – one of the biggest cities in the North of England – it truly is the perfect place for those looking for a relaxing, countryside getaway.
Oulton Hall is an 18th century stunning wedding venue, it’s rural elegance will take your breath away and make you immediately feel at home. I mean, the state-of-the-art spa could have something to do with that, or perhaps the Moet & Chandon Champagne bar… I’ll let you decide. By choosing Oulton Hall as your wedding venue you will be able to relax, or party in style and stay in total luxury.
You may even recognise the venue from Emmerdale a few weeks ago, with better look than Pete and Leyla, this venue would be the one of your dreams.
The Wedding Affair Traditional & Vintage Show at Wakefield Cathedral
Next, on the 21st October, 11-4pm we will be at the breath-taking Wakefield Cathedral.
We are so, SO excited to be back here again. Have you seen this incredibly beautiful building? It’s stunning. The 3 million pound refurbishment has just recently being completed in May last year, giving the internal space a wonderful bright and modern feel, yet still retaining the gorgeous traditional historic framework of the building. And, our wedding fair last year went down an absolute storm, with over 150 brides attending and 30 of the areas *finest* talent we are looking forward to expanding this show, and we would love you to join us for lot’s of pretty, vintage and everything in between
Of course, all of our wedding suppliers are all hand picked by us here at The Wedding Affair, meaning that they offer the best services and products in the wedding industry, along with the best customer service. So, we can guarantee that they will be just perfect for your very special day.
Pst, we have cocktails, catering, and somer uber-cool suppliers! Reserve your tickets for one of our V.I.P goodie bags, with glossy mags, offers and much more for FREE…
The Wedding Affair at Wood Hall Hotel & Spa
Finally, our last venue of the Autumn!
Get your pen’s at the ready and clear the date for the 5th of November, 1-4pm this is definitely one for the diary. P.S – This is a brand new venue for us. So, you must join us to see the venue dressed to impress’ in all it’s beauty.
Originally built as a country escape for the Scott family, Wood Hall Hotel & Spa in Wetherby remains a tranquil country house hotel where today’s pressures seem an age away. Wood Hall is the perfect luxury hotel in West Yorkshire for you to enjoy a weekend break, family getaway, or simply, some rest and relaxation. Of course, it too makes Bride’s dream weddings turn into a reality.
Ever since the house was completed around 1790, it has been a place of peace and relaxation.
On the day, at Wood Hall Hotel we will have over 35 suppliers in attendance. Of course, these will be some of the finest in the area, and ones that Wood Hall and The Wedding Affair would love to introduce to you (they’re all rather a talented bunch).
There will be music & entertainment for all the family to enjoy. Beautiful gowns and suits to inspire, gorgeous floristry and every little detail in between. You’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for.
Wow, what a gorgeous line up! If you would like to exhibit at any of these shows, please do e-mail [email protected] You’ll have to hurry though, spaces are filling fast and for many we only have couple left. Brides, remember, tickets are totally free for every single fair and you will revive a luxury goodie bag to take home with you.
Have a wonderful day all!