Planning a wedding and don’t know where to start? Visit a wedding exhibition full of helpful tips and advice from the region’s leading wedding experts.
The moment you’re engaged it’s hard to not start day dreaming about your perfect big day. Give yourself a break from scrolling Pinterest and head out to one of the region’s leading wedding exhibitions, where you’ll be able to speak to suppliers and get a better understanding of costs – there’s often bubbles and cake too!
Norfolk wedding exhibitions
The Stunning Autumn Wedding Fair, 8 September
The Forum, Norwich, NR2 1TF
Over 50 of Norfolk’s finest suppliers come together for this fair. Stop by early as the first 200 brides get a free goody bag! Free entry. 10am-4pm.
Bride: The Wedding Show at Dunston Hall, 22 September
Dunston Hall, Norwich, NR14 8PQ
One of the biggest fairs in Norfolk. There’s also the chance to win a dinner, bed and breakfast at Dunston Hall, worth £200. Free entry. 10.30am-3.30pm
The Norwich Wedding Show, 13 October
Holiday Inn Norwich, Norwich, NR4 6EP
A chance to talk to the team about the venue’s wedding packages and meet its suppliers. Free entry. 10.30am-2.30pm
Norfolk’s Creative Wedding Show, 20 October
Waxham Great Barn, Coast Road, NR12 0EE
It’s all glitz and glam at this fair with the theme of the show being ‘Love and Luxe’. There’s an emphasis on design and entertainment. 10am-4pm.
The Kings Lynn Wedding Festival, 12 January
The Corn Exchange, Kings Lynn, PE30 1JW
Over 40 exhibitors will be available to view and the first 150 brides will receive a free glass of bubbly and a bridal gift bag. Free entry. 11am-4pm.
Wedding Fairs in Suffolk
The Wedding Fayre, 8 September
Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH
A popular fair and one of the largest in the county with over 65 suppliers, live music and lots of free goodies for brides and grooms. Entry £1.50. 11am-3.30pm.
The Newmarket Wedding Show, 15 September
Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket, CB8 0TF
The twice yearly highly anticipated event returns taking over three floors with over 110 exhibitors. There’s live music, fashion shows and cake galore. It gets busy so best to arrive early or book a fast track ticket online. Free entry. 11am-4pm.
The Suffolk Wedding Show, 6 October
Wherstead Park, Wherstead, Ipswich, IP9 2BJ
The show has over 70 exhibitors showcasing the very best of Suffolk’s wedding industry. Free entry. 10.30am-3.30pm.
Cambridgeshire Wedding Fairs and Open Days
The Cambridge Wedding Fair, 8 September
Anstey Hall Hotel, Maris Lane, Cambridge, CB2 9LG
Speak with some of the city’s leading wedding suppliers and view the 17th century venue –don’t miss the fashion shows at 12.30pm and 2.30pm. Free entry. 11am-3.30pm.
Marriott Hotel, Huntingdon – Autumn 2019 Wedding Show, 22 September
The Huntingdon Marriott Hotel, Kingfisher Way, Huntingdon, PE29 6FL
A good selection of suppliers will be attending including bridalwear, cakes, cars, photographer, décor and entertainment. Free entry. 11am-2.30pm.
The Cambridge Riverside Wedding Fair, 29 September
Doubletree by Hilton, Granta Place, Cambridge, CB2 1RT
If you dream of getting married overlooking the river Cam stop by this open day for a chance to view the riverside venue and meet its suppliers. There’s live entertainment and fashion shows too. Free entry. 11am-3.30pm.
Quy Mill Hotel & Spa Wedding Open Day, 20 October
Quy Mill Hotel, Church Road, Cambridge, CB25 9AF
The Cambridge venue will be opening its doors to potential brides and grooms. Meet the wedding coordinator and handpicked suppliers. Free entry. 11am-3pm.
Essex Wedding Fairs
Signature Wedding Show, 7-8 September
The Brentwood Centre, Brentwood, CM15 9NN
One of the biggest wedding exhibitions in the region, the event draws couples from across the region with its diverse exhibitors and features. 11am to 4pm
Hylands House Wedding Show, 22 September
London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 8WQ
Come along to view the venue and discuss your plans with over 90 wedding suppliers exhibiting on the day. Free entry and goody bag for all couples. 11am-3pm.
Essex Wedding Exhibition, 29 September
Cromwell Manor, Wat Tyler Lane, Pitsea, SS16 4UH
Enjoy a wedding shopping experience with plenty of discounts and offers from exhibitors. From cars and cakes to DJs and dresses, you’ll find everything you need at this fair. Free entry. 10am-3pm.
Channels Estate Wedding Fair, 13 October
Pratts Farm Lane East, Little Waltham, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 3PT
Discover the beautiful restored 17th century barn or courtyard suite, meet with suppliers and find inspiration for your big day. Free entry. 11am-3pm.
Wedding Fairs in Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire
Hanbury Manor Wedding Show, 15 September
Thundridge, Ware, Hertfordshire SG12 0SD
A chance to view this popular wedding venue. Free entry. 11am-3pm.
The Ware Priory Wedding Fair, 6 October
Ware Priory, High Street, Ware, SG12 9AL
A chance to view the historic venue and grounds, meet suppliers and see the latest in bridal trends with a fashion shows at 12.30pm and 2.30pm. Free entry. 11am-3.30pm.
Alban Arena Wedding Fair, 13 October
One of the biggest wedding fairs in Hertfordshire. There will be over 70 exhibitors, two fashion shows and live entertainment. Free entry. 11am-4pm.
The Premier Knebworth Barns Wedding Fair, 17 November
Knebworth House, Knebworth Park, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 2AX
Fifty leading wedding professionals will come together at this beautiful venue. Watch the fashions shows, listen to live music and stop for refreshments at the tearooms. Free entry. 11am-4pm.