The Wedding Sanctuary 2013 – organsied by the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners
Following news of the cancellation of the Designer Wedding Show (and its subsequent revival), there has been much debate in the industry in recent weeks regarding the future of the traditional wedding fair and the emergence of more intimate and bespoke approaches to helping Brides and Grooms plan their Wedding day. One event which we think should be top of every engaged couple’s list is The Wedding Sanctuary – an innovative wedding show designed to offer top design inspiration, personal style advice and the best one on one planning support available. The event is organised by the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners, of which we are members, and involves many of the leading names in the wedding industry, from florists through to photographers, to ensure that every part of the wedding day is covered.
This year’s event is taking place on Sunday 3rd March, at RSA House in Central London and is being supported by You & Your Wedding Magazine. On the day, there will be both a morning and an afternoon session with tickets costing from as little as £10 per person – and there are also ticket deals available including subscriptions to Y&YW magazine so you can get even more inspiration after the event!
So, what can you expect from The Wedding Sanctuary? Well, there will be the opportunity for you to talk to some of the experts in the wedding industry such as photographers Julia Boggio Studios, florist Mary Jane Vaughan and videographers The Dreamcatchers who will all be paired with a wedding planner to provide top tips, advice and answer your questions. Staggered will also be there to chat to grooms and provide help with suits, stag dos and speeches in a dedicated Groom’s Room which will also house The Cocktail Service – a great team of mixologists offering a range of tasty cocktails!
And if you’re looking with help on ways to style your venue, there will be a dedicated inspiration zone offering tablescape ideas with pricing and supplier details. Just Bespoke is designing a table for this area so if you do pop along, come over and say hi – we’d love to meet you!
It doesn’t end with the venue though, in the Boudoir you can get hair and make-up advice from The Hepburn Collection and Mariam Jensen and outfit help from the likes of Johanna Hehir and Victoria Millesime. It’s a great place to get pampered whilst nibbling on canapes and sipping champagne courtesy of Harbour & Jones.
And if that wasn’t enough, there will also be presentations from experts and the chance for one on one consultations with a UKAWP wedding planner.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Photographer: Julia Boggio Studios
Venue: RSA House
Styling & coordination: UK Alliance of Wedding Planners
Makeup: Mariam Jensen
Hair: Severin Hubert for Hepburn Collection
Florist: Mary-Jane Vaughan
Wedding Dresses: Johanna Hehir
Bridesmaids dress: Twobirds Bridesmaid
Suits: Cad & The Dandy
Accessories: Victoria Millésime
Cake: Tempting Cake
Hire (tableware etc): Options Hire
Models: Chloe-Jasmine Whichello, Joseph Bader, Sjaniël Turrell