A Map & Scrabble wedding in a 1870s former chapel

In todays real wedding blog we get the chance to share the fantastic vintage wedding of Eilis and Mike, school teachers from Birmingham. NVWF:   Tell us about yourselves? How long have you know each other? I was born and brought up in Birmingham by my Dublin born parents but Mike is a country bumpkin who moved here from his […] Read more…

A 1970’s style Rustic Wedding

In todays real weddings blog we get the chance to see the fantastic June wedding of Laura Jones and Jimmy Adams in Ripon, North Yorkshire.  Incorporating a rustic relaxed feel with cool retro vibes this wedding is a really wonderful quirky mix. NVWF:   Tell us about yourselves? How long have you know each other? When did you get engaged […] Read more…

We are back in London!

The National Vintage Wedding Fair is back next month and is bigger than ever! We return to Chiswick Town Hall on the 18th May 11-4 with LOTS of exciting things happening. We have 45 exhibitors lined up with everything you need for your vintage wedding. Think flowers, brooch bouquets, cakes, wedding lists, accessories, hair stylists, […] Read more…

A 1950’s style vintage wedding in historic Cambridge

In todays blog we get the chance to share the gorgeous 1950’s style summer wedding of Rachel Walker and Simon Anthony in historic Cambridge. NVWF:   Tell us about yourselves? How long have you know each other? When did you get engaged and then when did you marry? We live in southwest London and have known each other for 10 […] Read more…

5 Steps to Decorate Your Dream Home As a Couple

When you move into your first-place together as a couple, you will be full of excitement and optimism. That initial rush of ideas and energy might take a nosedive when you realise what a colossal task it is to decorate a 1st home together. However if you’re smart and follow these 5 steps then you […] Read more…

Vintage Wedding Occasions

Vintage detailing is a unique and fabulous statement that will stand out on your wedding day but what about adding it to the preceding milestones such as your hen night or engagement party? But first let’s start with the big day: The Norman Hartnell effect This designer from the bygone era of the 1930s specialised […] Read more…

Handmade Wedding Crafts

Todays interview is with Betty Pamper (Formerly Bee) about her book ‘Handmade Wedding Crafts’ a step-by-step project book that shows you how to make your bouquet, table centrepieces, invitations, favours and more. Each chapter covers a different theme including the Roaring Twenties, Fabulous Fifties, shabby chic and modern retro.  Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony […] Read more…

1969 Pronuptia vintage wedding dresses

These vintage wedding dresses were styled in 1969 Brides magazine. From Pronuptia de Paris, Oxford Street, they are classic of their time. Column shaped, empire lined with flowers formed within the lace they scream the late 1960s. The bride on the right has  what almost looks like ear muffs with petunias and pansies on the side. […] Read more…

The Complete Vintage Wedding Guide

A short while ago we caught up with Lucy Morris, owner of vintage crockery hire company Pretty Vintage and now author to the gorgeous new book ‘The Complete Vintage Wedding Guide: how to get married in style’.  It’s a beautiful book with all you need to know to plan the perfect vintage wedding in one place.   […] Read more…

A Vintage Dinosaur Wedding in Brighton

Today’s blog shares with you Timmy and Anna Grainger’s amazing Brighton vintage wedding.  There’s not many weddings that can mix the grandeur of the Grand Pavilion, a ghost-walk, dinosaurs, VW’s and Burlesque in such a wonderful and quirky way as this bride and groom did. The June wedding itself was in three distinct parts – a ceremony conducted […] Read more…

Vervia’s Attic: stunning vintage wedding dresses

The doors to Vervia’s Attic will be open once again on the 8th March for the sale of one ladies lifetime collection fashions through the ages. It’s a bit of an accidental collection we think as they were found packed away in suitcases in her attic. Vervia Todd loved to travel and wear pretty dresses, […] Read more…

Our 1950s DIY wedding

In today’s blog we share with you a wedding that’s is very personal to us here at the National Vintage Wedding fair – our owners (and founders of vintage website Your Vintage Life), Kate and Adam Beavis’ wedding. The August wedding took place at the beautiful Bromham Mill in Bedfordshire. The ceremony itself was a humanist service conducted in middle of […] Read more…

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Magpie Wedding

1950s vintage wedding photo by Nina Pang for Magpie Wedding

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