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The National Wedding Show (and Exclusive Coco Discount!)

Written by Emma Hla
Bringing excitement back to wedding planning… don’t miss The National Wedding Show.

Wedding planning can seem rather daunting if you don’t know where to start or where to spend your money. The National Wedding Show offers you the chance to meet suppliers face-to-face and get inspired for your big day. There really is no better way to get your head around planning the biggest party ever than discussing it with professionals!

Attending a Wedding Show like this is almost a rite of passage! Whilst I wholeheartedly recommend the venue open days and smaller, niche and alternative fairs, there’s something rather spectacular about a show on this scale. The National Wedding Show was actually the event I attended with my Mum when I was engaged – it was a great day out fuelled with inspiration and champagne!

Personal recommendations aside, I also know that a few of our lovely venues will be at this event so it’s a great opportunity to meet with them if you’re still at the venue hunting stage!

The four events this season take place on:

  • Olympia London, 15th – 16th February
  • NEC Birmingham, 28th February – 1st March
  • EventCity Manchester, 14th – 15th March
  • ExCeL London, 4th – 5th April

We’ve listed the top reasons why you can’t miss the upcoming events.

Book your tickets online now and save on the door ticket price. Use code CWV to book 2 tickets for £25 or save £5 on VIP tickets.

Reasons to Visit The National Wedding Show

Meet 200+ suppliers

With innovative décor concepts, delectable cakes and photo booth fun each show is like a Pinterest board brought to life. Not only can you discover new trends and hop into a photo booth or two, but you can have meaningful discussions with the suppliers that can make your dream a reality. These are professionals that have worked on many weddings so know what they are talking about, we’d even advise bringing any burning questions you want answered.

Featured suppliers include Smith & the Magpie, Invite Press, Wedding Flower Company and Eden B Studio. You can see the full list of exhibitors here.

The Catwalk

The National Wedding Show Runway has become something of an icon. Even if you’re not majorly into your fashion, the catwalk is a spectacle of gorgeous bridal designs and you won’t help but leave inspired.

Book VIP tickets and benefit from reserved catwalk seating. Not only will you get the chance to grab seats on the FROW, you’ll receive a delicious gin & tonic courtesy of Slingsby Gin, exclusive access to the VIP lounge, the latest edition of Confetti magazine and a VIP goody bag including products from Lancôme, Ferrero Rocher and Eddie.

Featured catwalk brands include Victoria Sanders, House of Cavani, Georgina Scott Bridal, David’s Bridal and Maids to Measure.

Exclusive discounts and competitions

Weddings shows are the perfect place to bag a bargain. Many suppliers will be running exclusive event offers… Take a look at some of our favourite picks below:

  • Win your wedding dress with David’s Bridal
  • £100 off your wedding entertainment with The Distractions
  • Win a holiday for two with Mauritius Tourism
  • 10% off your wedding cake with Panache Cake Design

Watch live music performances

Whether you want a string quartet, a DJ or a gospel choir, The National Wedding Shows are the perfect place to see live performances from the best wedding entertainers. Take a look at the list of musical performers here.

Shop for your dress and try them on without appointments!

The shows this season will host hundreds of gorgeous gowns for you to peruse. Boutiques will have pop-up shops, many of which will have space to try on your favourite dress styles. Dedicated bridalwear stylists will also be on hand to help you find the perfect fit.

If that all sounds like thirsty work, celebrate your engagement and a successful day wedding planning with a glass of bubbly at the central Champagne Bar!

Show dates
  • Olympia London, 15th – 16th February
  • NEC Birmingham, 28th February – 1st March
  • EventCity Manchester, 14th – 15th March
  • ExCeL London, 4th – 5th April

Book your tickets online now and save on the door ticket price. Use code CWV to book 2 tickets for £25 or save £5 on VIP tickets.

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