Fabulous first day at The National Wedding Show 2017

Featuring over 300 wedding experts including designers, florists and stationers have  arrived in the capital for the ultimate wedding exposé; including showcases, catwalks, top tips and all the latest trends

Once again, we are just so excited to work with The National Wedding Show as media partners. The first day’s been a dream of catwalks, experts and suppliers, but there’s plenty more to come! Come along and join in the wedding fun!

Fabulous first day at The National Wedding Show 2017
The Catwalk at The National Wedding Show 2017

The National Wedding Show at London Olympia has opened with 300 of the best designers, stationers, chocolatiers and more at the flagship event.

Over the weekend, designers and brands including Allure Bridals, David’s Bridal, Riki Dalal, Moss Bros and more are showcasing top trends on The Catwalk, whilst Cad & The Dandy are hosting The Grooms’ Room, featuring classic British tailoring from independent labels. Luxury French cosmetics house, Lancôme is running a make-up masterclass featuring the latest bridal looks, whilst wedding planning specialists Hitched.co.uk are leading The Planning Platform with insights from industry experts. The National Wedding Show has brought to life two new additions, The Style Stage and The Cosmetic Hub for visitors to experience and seek one-to-one wedding day advice on all things style and beauty for the big day. For more information on The National Wedding Show, please visit www.nationalweddingshow.co.uk.

Pauline Ryan, Group Marketing Manager, Ocean Media, said: “We’re so excited for this autumn edition of the shows to come to fruition, kicking off with Olympia London. Along with the huge collection of specialist wedding businesses, we’ve brought together our largest selection of top expert talks, live demonstrations and DIY inspiration to date. The show has something for everyone, whether you’re just starting out or looking for that final finishing touch.”

Fabulous first day at The National Wedding Show 2017
Ann’s Designer Cakes are exhibiting at The National Wedding Show

Taking place over three days, The National Wedding Show has opened to thousands of eager wedding visitors. The star of the show, The Wedding Catwalk, will be showcasing a huge selection of wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, grooms wear, mother-of-the-bride and occasion wear and more.

New for Autumn 2017 is the Inspiration Lab, giving brides, grooms, family and friends the opportunity to explore their artistic side and learn how to create something unique and beautiful with The National Wedding Show’s selection of crafty experts. From modern calligraphy workshops to cocktail masterclasses, there’s something for everyone to try, adding their own personal touch to their special day.

Another new addition to the National Wedding Show is The Style Stage. Leading experts are on hand to give advice on everything from finding the right dress to learning to de-stress before your big day. In addition, the luxury French cosmetics house, Lancôme, is running a daily make-up masterclass featuring the latest bridal looks.

Plus The Cosmetics Hub, also brand new for 2017, is hosting top-range international beauty experts showcasing their latest products as well as giving demonstrations. Visitors can attend insightful talks on skincare, facials and much more from VIVA Skin Clinics and Dr Leah Cosmetic Skin Clinics amongst others over the weekend.

But The National Wedding Show is not just for brides – The Grooms’ Room with Cad & The Dandy are providing a laid-back shopping experience for the men at the show, with classic British tailoring, English fabrics and unparalleled choice from a carefully curated range of independent labels.

J. Fitzpatrick, The Grooms’ Room says: “We are here to make sure the groom steps out in style on his wedding day. Today we have seen both bride and grooms-to-be come along to find the perfect shoe, and we love to see everybody walk away feeling good about their purchase.”

Fabulous first day at The National Wedding Show 2017
The Wedding Catwalk at The National Wedding Show

VIP ticket holders are catered for with their very own Secret Garden VIP Experience. VIP tickets include reserved seats at The Wedding Catwalk, access to the Secret Garden VIP lounge full of hidden treats and surprises, a queue jump and more plus a goodie bag worth £100 plus a complimentary glass of sparkling coconut water, ginger and vodka from Twisted Halo. VIP tickets are available at the door and more information can be found here: www.nationalweddingshow.co.uk.

The National Wedding Show – Olympia London

22nd – 24th September 2017
Olympia Exhibition Centre
Apex Room
W14 8UX

Tickets from £14 Standard / £35 VIP

Available from www.nationalweddingshow.co.uk
Or call 0844 874 0486