A preview of Bride: The Wedding Show at Knebworth Barns 2019
01 Nov 2018
Bride: The Wedding Show returns to Knebworth Barns from January 5-6 and here, we share a glimpse into the illustrious roster of exhibitors
Bursting with wedding ideas, Bride: The Wedding Show is the go-to event for couples looking to plan their big day the local way. Knebworth Barns offers an intimate and charming venue for the show which runs from January 5-6 (10am to 4pm), delivering an inspirational environment that harnesses the fun and excitement of planning a wedding.
A host of wedding businesses based in and around Hertfordshire will be on hand throughout the weekend, from bridal boutiques and cake makers to venues and photographers. There will be show-exclusive deals and offers to take advantage of, as well as the sensational choreographed catwalk show and complimentary copies of Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Bedfordshire Bride magazine to take home.
To whet your appetite even further, take a look at just some of the exhibitors set to showcase and find out more at bridetheweddingshow.co.uk/wedding-show/hertfordshire/.
Sarah Henning Hair and Make-up
Sarah Henning is a freelance hair and make-up artist covering Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, London and beyond. She says: "It is so important to pour love into your style of work. Luckily my style of hair and make-up is always on trend. I bring the relaxed, natural, romantic look to my clients and for me, this look suits everyone. It promotes natural, glowing skin and for hair, it is all about the texture."
SPJ UK Ltd is a specialist event company operating in and around London, Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire, Kent and the South East, providing high quality event products and services at extremely competitive prices.
The team comment: "Personalising your wedding day is what we do best. From LED coloured uplighters matching your colour scheme, a show-stopping bridal entrance track and giant LED letters with your initials through to catering for your wedding breakfast/evening buffet just as you'd like it... we can make your wedding dreams come true."
Becky Harley Photography
Becky Harley is a natural wedding and portrait photographer based in Hertfordshire. Capturing the most candid moments, Becky works to ensure that all the finer details are remembered for years to come in your wedding photography.
Becky says: "The below is a frame from Chloe and Sam’s London wedding. I loved their beautifully styled day, but my favourite moment of the day was during the ceremony – it was so full of emotion and I love this shot of Chloe feeling a bit overwhelmed as they exchanged vows."
Chimney Formal Menswear
Whether buying or hiring,Chimney Menswear provides a relaxed and fun retail experience for grooms with professional advice and styling available. Chimney Formal Menswear will be taking to the catwalk at Bride: The Wedding Show at Knebworth Barns.
Business owner Sharon Cousans offers a taster of what to expect: "Tweed is an ongoing trend for 2019 but checks are also proving popular. Below we have combined the two trends with the distinctive check of the Blue Connall suit and the tonal Blue Herringbone tweed waistcoat; the perfect style for the groom and easily complemented by hiring a three-piece Blue Herringbone suit for his groomsmen."
Hitchin Priory is a charming 14th century building. A unique wedding venue set in 19 acres of magnificent parkland, with a marquee to boot from May to September. As a converted white Carmelite Monastery, it’s steeped in history and from June 2019, brides and grooms can take their vows al fresco.
Cambridge Wedding Cars
When it comes to arranging a wedding car or cars, you will be able to relax safe in the knowledge that Cambridge Wedding Cars will make your wedding transport as seamless as possible. Cambridge Wedding Cars is a family-owned business and the team pride themselves on getting things right on your biggest of days.
Offering a personal service tailored to meet your exact needs, Cambridge Wedding Cars will make your transport planning as stress free as possible. All you have to do is decide which car suits your needs. Remember, if the dress is big you may need a modern car as classics can be smaller and if you have luggage or young passengers, let the team know and they will help you make the best decision for your big day.
GnBri Wedding Photography
UK and destination wedding photographers GnBri Wedding Photography aim to provide couples with bespoke wedding photography that they can cherish forever. Their personal approach ensures an extra special service and the best results from your wedding photographs, which can be beautifully displayed in an Italian wedding album.
Commenting on the below photo, Bri Wignall, partner and photographer at GnBri Photography, says: "We love this photo. Their family came from Ireland, South Africa and Canada to share their day. It’s why we love being a husband/wife team, as we captured both first looks to share in the memory of how they felt at that moment. It’s so special and the emotions make it our favourite."
Hotel Cromwell is set in the historic Old Stevenage High Street. Beautifully refurbished in 2017, with 77 stunning bedrooms, a landscaped garden for photos and reception drinks, and the gorgeous Cromwell Suite for your wedding reception, the venue really can be the perfect setting for your special day.
The Reportage Company
True to their name, Matthew Reeves and the team at The Reportage Company are specialists in reportage photography. Telling a story through images and capturing a moment as it happens rather than staging it is what The Reportage Company does best.
Commenting on his favourite shot from a wedding ceremony (below), Matthew says: "This photo comes from 2018 wedding couple, Matt and Becky. It was a pleasure to capture their special day at Belvoir Castle in September. This is why I love documenting weddings when you can clearly see two people in love."
Bride: The Wedding Show at Knebworth Barns runs from January 5-6 (10am to 4pm). For further information, visit bridetheweddingshow.co.uk/wedding-show/hertfordshire/ where you can save money on advance tickets. Tickets booked in advance are £4 each or £12 for four adults (booking fee applies). Children under 16 go free. Tickets bought on the day are £6. For any queries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01242 216054.