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Real Weddings

Wherever you're getting married and no matter what type of wedding you're planning, you're bound to find some gorgeous and exciting ideas for your own wedding right here. In our real weddings section you'll find everything from different styles of wedding dresses, all sorts of colour themes, not to mention a whole host of unique wedding cakes, gorgeous décor ideas and floral arrangements.

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Real Covid Wedding: Trina and Andrew, Chelsea Town Hall and Bluebird, Chelsea

With six guests at their ceremony and 30 at their afternoon tea reception, Trina and Andrew were lucky enough to keep almost all their plans the same when they married in August in an elegant London wedding.

By Helen Pye, 20/01/21

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Real Covid Wedding: Emma and Ross, Wotton House in Surrey

Emma and Ross had to change their wedding plans three times, eventually finding a whole new venue for their intimate October wedding. It was worth the wait as they hosted an elegant, fairytale day for themselves and 14 guests.

By Helen Pye, 13/01/21

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An Outdoor Vineyard Wedding in Essex with a St Patrick Dress and Relaxed BBQ

Holly and Lee were blessed with a beautifully sunny day in September 2019 for their vineyard wedding, which burst with bright colours and personal touches.

By Helen Pye, 06/01/21

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A Lesbian, Luxury Barn Wedding in Surrey with a Gospel Choir and Rainbow Wedding Cake

Rustic elegance was the order of the day at Diane and Sarah's wedding, with a dreamily pretty colour palette, beautiful flowers and an enchanting country setting just outside London.

By Hannah Davies, 30/12/20

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Real Covid Wedding: Roisin and Adam, Treseren in Cornwall

Roisin and Adam were due to have 200 guests at their wedding, before they decided to elope with just their parents (and dogs!) to witness the day. It was a stunning, romantic elopement in the gorgeous Cornish countryside with a beach photoshoot.

By Helen Pye, 23/12/20

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A Music-Filled Wedding at Grand Sapphire Croydon with a Pink and Gold Theme + a Stunning Reception Dress

500 guests joined Adeola and Folayo as they exchanged vows in a church ceremony, followed by a vibrant wedding reception filled with music and dancing.

By Emily Deane, 16/12/20

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Real Covid Wedding: Jess and Carl, Yew Tree Farm in the Lake District

A cute cottage on a farm once owned by Beatrix Potter became the backdrop for Jess and Carl's intimate summer wedding. With a dip in the lake, a dog as bridesmaid, and a pub reception, it's the perfect example of a fun, relaxed small wedding.

By Helen Pye, 09/12/20

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A Chic, Contemporary Destination Wedding in a Stunning Former Convent in France

The day began with the bride Ubering to her Town Hall ceremony, before guests partied till dawn at a spectacular hotel overlooking her hometown of Lyon.

By Helen Pye, 02/12/20

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Real Covid Wedding: Catriona and Callum, Worthing Dome

Could you pull together a wedding with 27 hours' notice? Catriona and Callum called upon their loved ones to squeeze in their wedding ceremony just before England went into Lockdown 2.0

By Helen Pye, 25/11/20

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A Snowy Austrian Destination Wedding with Horse-Drawn Carriages + Two Wedding Dresses

Just a few days before Austria went into lockdown, Ella and Alex threw a magical outdoor winter wedding in a traditional lodge with a log cutting ceremony and an après-ski DJ.

By Helen Pye, 18/11/20

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Real Covid Wedding: Hannah and Toby, Sandals Grande St Lucian

Hannah and Toby joined an exciting new trend when they turned their honeymoon into their wedding day! After postponing their Devon wedding, they jetted to St Lucia and said 'I do' above the turquoise waters of this paradise Caribbean island.

By Helen Pye, 11/11/20

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Real Covid Wedding: Lily and Ben, Chelsea Old Town Hall and The River Café

With just two witnesses at their ceremony, an intimate meal for a reception and a first dance on a friend's rooftop under the stars, Lily and Ben's Covid wedding was the perfect romantic day.

By Helen Pye, 04/11/20

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Real Covid Wedding: Jody and Daniel, Fairyhill by Oldwalls

Just 17 guests gathered with the bride and groom to celebrate a gorgeous lockdown wedding at Fairyhill in Swansea, with a private reception for two.

By Helen Pye, 28/10/20

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Real Covid Wedding: Aruna and Thomas, Chelsea Town Hall and The Berkeley Hotel, London

Aruna and Thomas swapped Lake Como for a town hall ceremony and luxury hotel reception when Coronavirus changed their wedding plans. With two bespoke wedding dresses, live music and a romantic dinner, their day is gorgeous micro wedding inspiration.

By Helen Pye, 21/10/20

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This Is What It’s Like to Get Engaged During Lockdown

From cancelled holiday proposal plans to celebrating over FaceTime, getting engaged in lockdown is a completely unique experience - here's what happened for these three couples.

By Helen Pye, 16/07/20

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This Is What It’s Like to Have Complete Strangers as Witnesses at Your Wedding

When Jo and Ste were desperately searching for witnesses for their secret registry office wedding, the Hitched editorial team jumped in to help - here's what happened next

By Helen Pye, 15/07/20