Thursday September 5 2013.


1000’s of dresses, 100’s of experts, 1 inspirational show – of course I’m talking about the National Wedding show, win tickets here!  Scroll down for details on how to enter.

With over 300 wedding experts on hand specialising in everything from couture dresses to cars and favours to flowers, you can organise every aspect of your wedding and gather heaps of inspiration in one place.

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Qiana Bridal

The team at the National Wedding Show share their top ten reasons you need to pay the show a visit:

1. Destination, Hollywood glamour, 1920’s vintage, traditional or country chic – our famous Catwalk showcases themes and styles to inspire every wedding.  And it’s not all about the bride!  Together with wedding dresses are a colourful array of bridesmaid dresses, grooms wear and mother of the bride outfits catering for the entire bridal party.

2. Our collection of wedding dresses boasts some of the nation’s finest and most popular designers with something for every budget, shape and style.  Browse, try on and buy dresses from Jenny Packham, Ian Stuart, Ivory & Co, Katya Katya Shehurina, Mori Lee , Ronald Joyce, Suzanne Neville & Qiana Bridal to name but a few.

3. Inspiration heaven!  Learn how to achieve picture perfect, catwalk looks with official show sponsors bareMinerals straight from the experts who created them in our Inspiration Sessions.  One lucky bride-to-be will be selected for a live makeover demonstration.

4. Anyone who’s anyone in weddings will be here from make-up artists, wedding planners and photographers to stationers, florists and cake designers.  It’s the perfect opportunity to meet all your wedding suppliers face-to-face and pick their brains for planning advice.

5. Whether you are looking for a theme for your wedding flowers or a breath taking centrepiece, the Designer Flower Market brings together the best in designer floristry.  Discover a plethora of colours and variety of flowers and fragrances, together with expert advice and demonstrations from a host of top florists.

6. For destination weddings and honeymoons our range of experts on hand to help you plan the perfect getaway.  From winter weddings in Lapland to romantic desert island hideaways – you’re sure to find your perfect paradise with Sandals, Thomas Cook and Virgin holidays on hand to help.

7. With our 2 day ticket, you can pick your wedding dress on one day and come back with your groom on the second day to show them your shortlist of cakes, flowers, cars and grooms wear.  Weekend tickets are a steal at just £18 in advance.

8. Get the VIP treatment by bagging yourself VIP tickets.  This luxury experience includes fast track entrance, reserved seating at the catwalk show, unlimited access to the stylish VIP Lounge, a complimentary glass of bubbly and an exclusive goody bag full of luxe beauty products to pamper yourself in the build up to your big day.

9. Where better to round off an exciting day than in The Champagne Bar?  With a glass of bubbly in hand, you can kick back, relax and raise a toast to your future happiness.

10. From dream dresses to heavenly honeymoons, you’ll find everything you need, all under one roof, to plan the day of your dreams at the National Wedding Show this Autumn.


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Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium

When & Where

Autumn 2013 Dates for Diary:

London Earl’s Court: 27th – 29th September 2013

Birmingham NEC: 4th-6th October 2013

For more information visit the National Wedding Show website at –


I’ve bagged three pairs of tickets for you Bijou brides so you can grab a pal and enjoy a day of wedding fun.  It’s the National Wedding Show, win tickets by simply dropping me an email with your name, address, phone number and which show venue you wish to visit.  So what are you waiting for email: now


Don’t worry, if you are not a lucky winner, you can still book in advance and save £3 per ticket.  To book, visit or call the ticket hotline on 0844 8740 486.

Terms & Conditions:

– Tickets are valid on Friday or Sunday only and are limited to one pair per winner

– Competition closes at midnight Sunday 15th September and winners will be notified by email

– You must be over 18 yrs old and a UK resident to enter

– Your details will not be shared with any third parties

– Discount offer only available on advance adult tickets for Friday and Sunday, subject to availability with a maximum purchase of 2 tickets

– Discount offer only valid on Autumn 2013 National Wedding Shows at Earls Court and the NEC.

– Ocean Media reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time.

– Transaction fees apply