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The Wedding Industry Insider: A true-to-form catastrophic Corrie wedding

22 Sep 2017

Weddings on the cobbles are never plain sailing and Eva and Aidan's big day stayed true to form, ending in disaster. Sarah George revisits the shocking scenes

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All eyes have been on Coronation Street in recent weeks as the soap geared up to Aidan and Eva’s wedding day. Following Aidan’s long-awaited confession about his affair with Maria, Corrie fans weren’t left disappointed as, lo and behold, Maria turned up to ruin the day… and Eva’s magnificent Mori Lee dress in the process. The love rivals battled it out in the venue’s fountain, bringing the storyline to an eye-popping culmination – although the plot continues to thicken as Eva and Aidan’s future now hangs in the balance.



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The engrossing scenes – which were shot at the beautiful Knowsley Hall near Liverpool – have no doubt left brides cowering in fear. While real weddings don’t tend to unravel in quite the same way as a Coronation Street episode (although wedding horror stories have been documented) potential disasters can always threaten to upset an otherwise perfect day. Take a look at these wedding day disasters and how to avoid them to prepare yourself for (almost) the worst.


Image: Knowsley Hall

Most potential wedding day problems can be avoided by some meticulous advance planning and BrideMagazine.co.uk is poised to guide you in ensuring your big day goes without a hitch. Discover the six small details to remember before your big day, don’t forget to pack your wedding day emergency kit and steer clear of feuds with family and friends, to set you on the path to success.  

From problems to perfection, the last few weeks have welcomed exciting industry news to keep every bride’s finger on the fashion pulse. The launch of the Dorothy Perkins AW17 Bridal Collection has set brides and bridesmaids’ hearts racing, while the Afina London bridal couture swimwear range has proved popular – you can even enter to win an Afina London bikini in Bride’s Competitions section.


Beaverbrooks has announced the winner in its hunt for the UK’s Best Bling-stagrammer and the winning shot will astound you, showcasing how couples are going to great lengths (and heights) to make their engagement moment so memorable. On the topic of proposals, CV Villas has revealed the top places in Europe to pop the question – and it is refreshing to see some new places making an appearance. Did your proposal take place in Europe? Share your engagement photos with us at sarah.george@archant.co.uk.

Until next time…

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