In Association with The National Wedding Show
It’s that time of year again, The Autumn National Wedding Show is back! It’s the UK’s biggest wedding show of the season and it’s where you will find catwalk shows displaying the latest weddding dress designs, make-up demonstrations, venue hire, honeymoon advice and more…
In a nutshell, it’s the event of the year where you can try, buy, book and hire everything you need for your big day, under one roof.
If it’s your first time at the show, you’re in the right place, because here, we’ve got the lowdown on everything you need to know about the event which takes place in Manchester (24-25 October), London (25-27 September) and Birmingham (2-4 October) this season. Plus, if you scroll down to the bottom of this page, you’ll find a unique code that gets you a special ticket discount for any of the events!
Wedding dresses & Fashion
The key thing you want to get right on your big day is your dress, right? At The National Wedding Show you can immerse yourself in inspiration heaven and shop ‘til you drop
The Catwalk Show
Take a seat at the spectacular Catwalk Show, where the latest bridal trends are brought to life by the nation’s finest designers, boutiques and retailers including Alfred Angelo, Allure Bridals, Ian Stuart, Jenny Packham, Maggie Sottero, Eliza Jane Howell, Enzoani, Berketex Bride, Debenhams and many more.
With beautiful bridesmaid dresses from the likes of Maids to Measure and Ghost, elegant mother of the bride attire from Nigel Rayment and suave groomswear from names including Jeff Banks Saville Row, Moss Bros and Cad & the Dandy, as well as bridal beauty and hair trends from bareMinerals and Fudge Professional, the Catwalk Show provides style inspiration for the entire bridal party.
Bridal Boutique & Designer Area
Browse an unrivalled selection of wedding dresses under one roof in the Bridal Boutique and Designer Area.
The Bridal Boutique brings together the nation’s leading bridal boutiques and retailers, while the Designer Area showcases couture creations and offers bespoke opportunities from the finest designers including Katya Katya Shehurina, Qiana Bridal, Ivory & Co, Hazaar of London, Zaeem Jamal and many more. From short and sweet tea-length dresses and vintage designs to glamourous ballgowns fit for a princess, there is something to suit every style, shape and budget.
Hair & Beauty
The Wedding Theatre
Head to the Wedding Theatre* to discover all you need to know about big day beauty, hair and style.
The National Wedding Show’s glam squad will share their Top 10 Tips for achieving your perfect wedding day look, with demonstrations, tips and tricks for brides, bridesmaids and mothers of the bride and groom. During each session, one lucky bride will be selected for a makeover live on stage and presented to the audience in a breath-taking ‘big reveal’.
Discover breathtaking blooms in the Designer Flower Market, where you can find fabulous floral displays in a plethora of colours together with expert advice from a host of top florists. Whether you’re dreaming of a traditional fairytale wedding or planning your very own winter wonderland, there are stylish solutions for all themes and colour schemes.
Venues & Honeymoons
If you need help transforming your venue in to a spectacular backdrop for your big day, seek inspiration from The National Wedding Show’s host of wedding planners and stylists. Discover everything from dazzling lighting to stylish tableware and signage to create your perfect setting. And if you’re ready to register for a gift list or book the honeymoon of your dreams, your high-street favourites will be on hand to help, including John Lewis, Debenhams, Sandals, Thomas Cook, House of Fraser, Sandals and Turquoise Holidays.
Round off an exciting day of shopping in the Afternoon Tea Room, where you can treat your bridal party to tea and cake, or head to the Champagne Bar – with a glass of bubbly in hand, you can kick back, relax and raise a toast to your future happiness!
Get ahead of the crowds and enjoy the show in style with VIP tickets. The exclusive package includes fast track entrance to the show, reserved seating at the Catwalk Show, a complimentary glass of Freixenet, a mini make-under from bareMinerals, the latest issues of You & Your Wedding and Perfect Wedding magazines and a goody box full of beauty products to pamper yourself in the build up to your big day.
For all this, and to get discounted tickets, head to The National Wedding Show website and simply enter OHSO15 in the code box. You’ll get 2 x standard tickets for London or Birmingham for £25 or 2 x standard tickets for Manchester for £20.
The National Wedding Show is held at London Olympia on 25-27 September, Birmingham NEC Arena on 2-4 October and Manchester Central on 24-25 October.
Until next time x