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10 Things To Consider When Choosing Your Wedding Jewellery

For the bride, wedding jewellery can be one of the most important parts of the wedding look. Once the dress is chosen or designed, she will be on the lookout for her matching jewels, as the right type of jewellery will be the icing on the cake and help accentuate her appearance. But there is […] Read more…

Top Tips for getting the best from a wedding show

We are so excited to share that the Magpie Wedding Show is once again returning to the National Wedding Show with our Vintage Village this month. The National is a huge event with so much to see and do from catwalk shows, to  champagne bars, a secret garden VIP experience to make up classes with […] Read more…

5 Reasons to come to a wedding fair (and news on our Bath show)

5 Reasons to go to a wedding fair

It is our Bath show this Sunday (22nd October 2017 in case you are reading this after the event) at the Assembly Rooms so we thoughts we would share 5 reasons to come along to this event, and indeed any wedding fair. It is great to meet wedding suppliers Yes Pinterest and Instagram are really […] Read more…

5 important questions to ask when booking a Wedding DJ

5 important questions to ask when booking a Wedding DJ

​The wedding DJ is often a fairly overlooked wedding supplier, with the uninformed possibly thinking that “a DJ is a DJ, they are all the same aren’t they?” They may all play music but they certainly aren’t the same, and their level of service can vary considerably. Many couples seem to leave booking a wedding […] Read more…

10 ways to have a beautiful green ethical wedding

10 ways to have a beautiful green ethical wedding

Being ethical is so important to us at Magpie Wedding, especially in the way we support smaller local designers who have embraced sourcing locally. So today we are starting to share ways you can have an ethical wedding, and to show you that ethical is still beautiful. Pragya Agarwal, from Hedge and Hog Prints, shares […] Read more…

Do I have to change my surname when I get married?

In the past, it’s been taken as a given that a bride would take her new husbands surname after marriage.  There is the romantic vision of an excited bride to be practising her new signature whilst caught up in the giddy rush of wedding planning but in this modern day and age with the rise […] Read more…

Ordering wedding cake: How much do you really need?

Ordering wedding cake: How much do you really need?

So you know what style of wedding cake you want after extensive research on Pinterest and blog posts like our one featuring our favourite cakes of the moment  but how do you know how big it needs to be for all your guests. Today, Laura Moyle from Pudding Fairy shares everything you need to know […] Read more…

Does the Mother of the Bride have to wear a hat? with Joanne Edwards Millinery

Does the Mother of the Bride have to wear a hat?

Church weddings traditionally require the mother of the bride to wear a hat, this etiquette is in keeping with a formal style of wedding ceremony. But with many weddings now taking place in more informal settings – from simple outdoor ceremonies to exotic beach locations in far flung locations – relaxed ceremony styles are becoming […] Read more…

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