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You deserve a wedding that’s as unique as you, which is why we have thousands of inspirational wedding planning ideas to personalise your day. From décor inspiration to the latest trends, wedding themes to wedding favours, dates ideas to gift ideas, you’ll find everything you need to know about wedding planning here.

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30 Best Mother of the Bride Gifts for Every Budget From £6
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Browse our favourite mother of the bride gifts, from sentimental keepsakes to personalised presents
15th Wedding Anniversary Gift Guide: Traditional & Modern Gift Ideas
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Our 15th wedding anniversary gift guide is packed full of ideas to celebrate 15 years of marriage with the traditional gift of crystal or the modern gift of a watch
30 Fun Children's Wedding Favour Ideas
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Treat younger wedding guests to one of these brilliant children's wedding favour ideas, guaranteed to keep them occupied all day long
 Wedding Anniversary Gifts: What Does Each Anniversary Year Mean?
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Here, you will find out which anniversary years are associated with which modern and traditional gifts, as well as the gemstones and flowers that match.
30 Something Borrowed Ideas for Your Wedding
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Looking for something borrowed ideas? We've got inspiration for your something borrowed from experts and real couples - borrow one of these ideas!
A Guide to Giving a Father of the Groom Speech
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Are you a father of the groom who has been tasked with giving a speech? If so, here's a complete guide including what to say, and when to say it
30 Fun Wedding Games Every Guest Will Enjoy
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Whether you're after games to entertain children, ones the adults will love, or fun activities for everyone, we've got you sorted
35 Something Blue Ideas & the History Behind the Tradition
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It’s a custom that most couples will be familiar with, but where did ‘something blue’ come from and what are the best ways to include something blue into your day?
10 Inspiring Top Table Wedding Ideas
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From the traditional top table wedding set up, to seriously unique and unusual ideas, here's 10 ways you can organise the VIPs at your wedding breakfast
25 Inspired Something Old, Something New Ideas to Include at Your Wedding
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Thinking of including the 'something old, something new' tradition in your wedding? We've got the best ideas for following this good luck tradition
31 Wedding Vow Examples & Tips to Help You Get Yours Right
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Wondering where to start with writing yours? These wedding vow examples are perfect for both modern and traditional couples
How to Write a Best Man Speech for Your Brother
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Not only do you get the pleasure of being the brother of the groom, but you also get to wear the best man title too. Now all that's left is to nail your best man speech.
50 Funny Wedding Vows & Ideas to Guarantee Laughs
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Add a little humour into your ceremony by taking inspiration from these funny wedding vows that are guaranteed to get your partner and guests laughing
Expert Tips & Examples for Short Best Man Speeches
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Best man speeches don't need to be long to be iconic - in fact, you can deliver the most engaging best man speech with just a few sentences!
What Hand is Your Ring Finger On? Where to Wear Wedding & Engagement Rings
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Unsure which hand you should wear your wedding ring and engagement ring? We explore the meaning of the ring finger in our handy (pun intended) guide
The National Wedding Survey: The Average UK Wedding in 2023
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We surveyed over 1,800 couples who married in 2023 to find out what the average wedding looked like, including how much people spent and which venue type was most popular...