The National Wedding Show returns to Kensington Olympia from 25 – 27 September. Need inspiration before your big day? The Resident readers can get two tickets for £25 with this special offer
From exquisite wedding gowns to fabulous flowers, striking stationery to mouth-watering cakes and honeymoon hideaways to show-stopping entertainment, you can try, buy, book and hire everything you need for your big day at the UK’s biggest wedding 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 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, as well as bridal beauty and hair trends from bareMinerals and Fudge Professional, the Catwalk Show provides style inspiration for the entire bridal party.
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 and 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.
The National Wedding Show’s glam squad will also 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.
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, Thomas Cook 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.
To book, call the ticket hotline on 0844 874 0486 or visit nationalweddingshow.co.uk and enter the code RESIDENT at checkout to receive two tickets for £25 (a saving of £7.50 off each standard adult on-the-door ticket). The offer is for the London show and is on standard tickets only (not VIP). Tickets must be booked by Thursday 24 September.