Please mention Your Herts and Beds Wedding when contacting wedding service providers.
County Wedding Events host a number of wedding shows throughout southern England in the Spring and Autumn. Attending a show organised by County Wedding Events will help you every step of the way in your wedding planning - helping you to find the perfect wedding venue and meet the best local suppliers from across the wedding industry.
Admission to all County Wedding Events wedding shows is free and you are welcome to bring as many friends and family members along as you wish.
The Wedding Warehouse has created the ultimate destination for wedding planning
The Wedding Warehouse is a new shop that provides the ultimate destination for those planning their wedding. With 38 independent suppliers under one roof in a permanent shop, nearlyweds can browse at their leisure, grab a coffee and try some cake before using the company's app to speak to suppliers – it's like a permanent wedding fair. Based on the high street in Bedford, couples can make a day of the trip and get lunch, dinner or walk along the river.
Posted: 1 June 2023
Mental Health Awareness Week 15th-21st May
Planning a wedding can certainly be an exciting time, from picking the cake to choosing the entertainment, it's full of fun tasks to check off a to-do list. However, wedding planning can also come with a host of negativities such as worrying about money and feeling anxiety about family politics on the big day. Increasing evidence shows that gardens and green spaces are associated with better physical, social and mental health.
Posted: 17 May 2023
Little Petals Event Nannies LTD offers childcare services for weddings
Situated in Hertfordshire, Little Petals Event Nannies LTD is a new company offering childcare services perfect for weddings. The company covers a wide range of events, providing a specialist and flexible service tailored to clients needs. Children can be involved in events as much or as little as desired, meaning the whole family can enjoy the celebrations without worrying about the little ones. If the children want some time away, the team will keep them entertained with fun and games while ensuring kids go to bed at a reasonable time without upsetting their bedtime routine or cutting evenings short for the adults.
Posted: 3 January 2023
Honeymooning in your married name
If you are dreaming of jetting off to sandy shores with your sparkling new ring, spouse and matching passports...then this guide from NameSwitch will tell you how to make your dreams come true. Please do have a proper think about whether having matching passports straight away is really that important to you because, trust us when we say, it's not an easy thing to pull off! With recent changes to how processes work, effects of the Pandemic, and added complications like not being handed your marriage certificate on your wedding day, or needing the name on your NHS records to be the same as the one on your passport, an already stressful undertaking just got even more nail-biting! Now it's not mission impossible, but you do need 3 key things to be aligned (and nerves of steel) if this is going to work...
Posted: 2 January 2023
Outdated wedding laws need to change
In an article earlier this year there was discussion and praise aimed towards the Government's plans to allow outdoor weddings to be made permanent. The article also highlighted the eagerly awaited Law Commission report into marriage laws, which was due to be published in July. Now it has been published and we have had some time for the dust to settle, Kate Van Rol, Barrister at 4PB has looked into these recommendations, "Are wedding laws at present 'confusing, outdated and restrictive' as the Commission suggest, or would the implementation of their suggestions trivialise weddings and commercialise the ceremony?". Kate continues...
Posted: 14 December 2022
Check out Icon Dance Lessons wedding offer
For those who are experienced dancers or have never taken a step before, the team at Icon Dance Lessons will guide couples through light-hearted lessons to make their first dance an extra enjoyable experience for all. Lessons are held at venues across Royston and surrounding villages in Hertfordshire. From an elegantly simple dance to a highly choreographed routine, the team will work with pairs to achieve their dream performance. Dancing is a great activity for couples and often becomes something they enjoy throughout their lives.
Posted: 17 November 2022
Elegance China Hire has launched a new website
Located in Stevenage, Elegance China Hire is making a comeback this year and has launched a new website that's user-friendly to clients. The company provides stunning pieces of China to add elegance and sophistication to all events, and covers most of Hertfordshire and neighbouring counties. Aside from providing vintage China for celebratory afternoon teas, the team will soon be launching bespoke packages for weddings with more than 60 people. They'll also be offering add-on day packages for brides to get ready in style with their best girls. The business is set to collaborate with a range of first-class event coordinators, caterers and suppliers to bring memorable weddings to life.
Posted: 3 November 2022
Dolly Dimples Weddings & Events Hire is now offering a popcorn cart
Located in Hitchin, Dolly Dimples Weddings & Events Hire now offers a popcorn cart to bring the wow-factor to all events. Get that party poppin' with the company's latest product, which works perfectly with the team's much loved candy floss stall and fairground games. Every item has been designed with weddings in mind, including this pink cart that's very Instagrammable. Flavours include sweet or salty options as standard, or guests can try the surprise pink option for all the cherry lovers – the team has already received so many lovely comments about this flavour. The company can now supply the ultimate wedding funfair entertainment with Coconut Shy, Beat the Buzzer, Hook a Duck, Ring Toss, Hoopla and more fun games for all ages to enjoy!
Posted: 18 August 2022
Acre & Row opens a new tailoring showroom in Bedford
Acre & Row is an independent men's tailoring company that has opened a new showroom in Bedford. Dav Sehra created the company and is an established pattern cutter with more than 10 years of experience in the fashion industry. He decided to create his own business to provide heritage fabrics from English and Italian mills. The company, which specialises in made-to-measure suits, offers a laid-back atmosphere and calming space for grooms to search for the perfect attire. The team works with each client to discuss styling, fabric and cut options while considering their budget – they know how important it is to find the perfect look. A made-to-measure two-piece wedding suit starts from £900, and a tuxedo starts from £975.
Posted: 10 February 2022
Chimney Formal Menswear celebrates five years of helping grooms find wedding attire
Situated in the beautiful town of Royston, Chimney Formal Menswear has bounced back from the impact of Covid-19 and is now celebrating its five-year anniversary. The company has endured a difficult time throughout the pandemic like most retailers, but the team is now looking forward while focusing on their next chapter of what has been a major success story since its launch in 2016. The shop was built beside the original 13.5 metre-high chimney that once provided the draught for the local ironworks' furnace and has been a labour of love for owner Sharon Cousans.
Posted: 18 November 2021