The Ultimate Wedding Affair: A Traditional & Vintage Show
Morning, loves! I hope that you’re really well – what are you getting up to today? We have some super duper exciting news for those of you that are planning their weddings at the moment, our largest show of the year is taking place on Saturday at Ripon Cathedral (27th January, 12-4pm), that’s just 2 days time! This is no ordinary show however, it will be filled top-to-toe with floral styling, designer catwalks, cocktails bars, delicious food, a giant styled Tipi and everything else ‘wedding’ in between. It’s a real beauty!
The Wedding Affair’s 2018 Spring wedding fairs are seriously starting in style. Firstly, we were at the stunning city chic York Marriott Hotel for our annual wedding fair, and even the snow didn’t hold the brides back from the pretty. Next of course, we are heading to the absolutely breath taking Ripon Cathedral; the picture perfect setting for a wedding show with 90 premium exhibitors, catwalks, masterclasses and entertainment; in fact, this one’s our largest most prestigious events of the year.
Let’s find out more…
We’re delighted to invite you to join us on Saturday 27th January 12-4pm for The Wedding Affair Traditional and Vintage Show at Ripon Cathedral – If you’ve got a sparkling ring on your finger you are most definitely in for a treat, so, quick! Pop it in the diary for this Saturday and snap up your discounted tickets online whilst you still have the time.
Not only does Ripon Cathedral provide a pretty spectacular back-drop for the catwalks that we host (more on that later!) but it too gives suppliers of any kind, the best background to showcase their work to couples attending the show. Suppliers certainly take advantage of the unique settings and provide some real show stopping stands. Just take a look at the images in this feature and you will realise just how am-a-zing the cathedral looks filled with all of the area’s finest wedding specialists and vendors.
Visitors to the show will not only get to sample delicious cocktails, canapés and catering but get to see some of the finest entertainment from Yorkshire and beyond, from classic trio’s to solo singers and magicians. We can always count on our suppliers to fill the Cathedral with some stunning music and entertainment to create the perfect atmosphere for the hundreds and hundreds of visitors that attend.
With a full range of delicious caterers booked in, plenty of bubbly and sweet-treats we already know that this show is going to be an outstandingly delicious one. We’ve also got more pretty special treat’s lined up for you that we just can’t wait to reveal in the form of a giant styled Tipi inside the cathedral and some street-food vendors that are going to WOW you. We really are bringing the outside in…
What’s more, we have not one but three outstanding professional musical catwalk productions, accompanied by some of our finest musicians. The shows will be showcasing attire for the whole wedding party, as well as luxurious hats, jewellery and accessories. Who knows, you may just spot your dream dress floating down the catwalk!
With our ‘no more than 10%’ rule, we guarantee you’ll meet a full range of exhibitors across all categories, giving you the opportunity to speak with a vast array of suppliers, and all under one roof. In fact, we will have 90 of the finest exhibitors in the region lined-up and ready to meet you! Wedmin, check!
We’ll have plenty of pretty, from bridal houses to bridesmaids and sharp suits for the boys; there will also be a vast range of stylists, florists and planners that will of course, be able to turn your Pinterest dreams into a reality and a variety of venues, bars, transport (trust us, we’ve got everything covered!).
They’re so excited to hear about your plans, and share the ways in which they can make your dreams a reality. Do pop along in the new year and say “Hello“. They’re a lovely lot.
Our bespoke and beautiful vintage area is full to the top with unique, stylish and once again, wonderful people that will be able to help you plan your special day. We’e arranged unique workshops, arty and crafty bits-and-bobs, vintage tea rooms and a whole host of wedding wonderful that’s sure to inspire .
To honour of this breathtaking venue, we have pledged a substantial donation to the Cathedral Development Campaign and the Music Trust. The Development Campaign is tasked with raising £5m over three years, whilst the Music Trust seeks to secure and develop the Cathedral’s reputation as a major centre of musical excellence. The Trust looks to provide accessible musical training through membership of the Cathedral Choir, develop an inclusive outreach programme to take musical excellence into the region, and work in partnership with others who share a passion for music.
We’ll be delighted to welcome you through the doors of the Ripon Cathedral this Saturday from 12-4pm. Remember, you can reserve discounted visitor tickets online, the Bride and Groom go free.