The Wedding Journal Show returned to the Titanic Exhibition Centre for another spectacular weekend full of Ireland’s top wedding suppliers on hand to offer their services and expertise to any prospective couples getting married.
From venues to cakes, cars, stationery, flowers and even quirky and unique attractions to wow your weddding guests, right down to the perfect dress, this really was an incredible one stop shop for whatever your wishes are to make your special day that even more special.
If you have never been to the Wedding Journal Show before just picture the most extravagent luxury wedding scenes straight from a movie with lots of stunning flowers, sparkly table layouts, vendors dressed to their Sunday best and gorgeous models swanning around in elegant wedding gowns and suits. There is even a VIP lounge offering prosecco, pastries and chocolates and of course the incredible runway shows with professional dancers that showcase all the latest wedding gowns, occasionwear, bridesmaids gowns and groomswear from designers around the world including Casablanca, Enzoani, Anny Lin and so much more and not forgetting the best part – every couple attending the show has the chance to win a £35,000 dream wedding competition!
Below are just some of the stand out vendors and travel suppliers that I felt just had that little bit more magic and uniqueness to offer a couple on their most special day not to mention the incredible knowledge and friendly staff.
Just look at this stunning flower cake from Debbies Delights. It is so magnificent it stopped me in my tracks just to admire its beauty. This cake is fit for royalty. Check out some more of the incredible cakes available from Debbies Delights – here –
Another incredible cake company is Gemma’s Cakes. I have featured this previously but the cakes are too delicious and works of art for me not to give her credit again. All the cakes have such elegant presentation and the sponge literally melts in your mouth. Check out Gemma’s Cakes – here –
Stunning models from Rosie’s Closet who are Ireland’s biggest dress shop and have an exclusive bridesmaid department. To book an appointment contact +447846342095. Every design, colour and style imaginable this is one dress store you need to visit for that perfect bridesmaid or occasion dress.
LA Bridal House
The Bridal Company
Of course no wedding would be complete without a dream location and whether you are looking for an intimate setting, extravagant or traditional, there where so many of the UK and Ireland’s finest hotels and resorts on hand showing off their stunning locations. Whether it would be a lakeside resort, castle, countryside manor set in sprawling private gardens or somewhere chic and sophisticated in the city, there where so many choices whatever your desire and you could be assured that they could all make your day the most memorable. Featured below are just some of those beautiful locations.
The Titanic Hotel Belfast is a magnificent new hotel located in the restored former headquarters of Harland & Wolf, shipbuilders of RMS Titanic. It is the birthplace of a story that captured the imagination of the world and a tradition that created ocean liners beyond all limits of their time, and what better setting with its nautical theme and styled with Art Deco furniture to set the perfect backdrop to your exquisite wedding.
Such a beautiful backdrop for your photos
The Drawing Room Bar
Darver Castle set in the rolling countryside in County Louth only caters for one wedding per day so you are ensured total privacy for your special day. Your arrival reception is hosted on the ground floor of the oldest part of the castle and this allows your guests to explore the old world elegance of this stunning castle building. The surrounding manicured lawns and towers and turrets of the castle ensure you have the perfect photographic opportunities. The castles magnificent banqueting suite caters for weddings from 50-280 guests and their newly refurbished ceremony room lies within the courtyard for any couples wanting to have their entire wedding in the one location.
Drumhalla House, Rathmullan, Co Donegal is a beautifully restored estate house set in a unique and private location. Their marquee is a permanent structure within the estates original walled garden and boasts breathtaking views of Lough Swilly.
Corick House Hotel & Spa is renowned for being one of Northern Ireland’s premiere wedding venues and the romantic setting of Corick House with it’s impressive walled entrance and spectacular views it is understandable why. Corick House also operate a one wedding per day so you will be the centre of attention on your wedding day. Below are some more photos of their stunning interior.
Rossharbour Resort is Fermanagh’s exclusive wedding venue. Situated on 6 acres of land on the shores of Lower Lough Erne, Rossharbour offers an exclusive and wonderful romantic wedding venue. With breathtaking views of the lake and countryside and private beach it provides a stunning backdrop for your wedding day.
Molly’s Mill is a luxurious venue set in picturesque gardens on the banks of River Bann
Or why not keep it local and get Wed in the City! The Chelsea with its stunning interior and lavish gold leaf circular bar or Cutters Wharf which is nestled on the banks of the River Lagan offering relaxed yet stylish surroundings for an intimate wedding . Then there is The Oxbow at the Four Winds set high above Greater Belfast offering stunning views over the city and then the newly opened Doyen Rooms which is located at the top of the stylish Lisburn Road and has had a multimillion pound refurbishment and The Private Rooms provides a lavish perfect setting for your momentous occasion.
If you have decided that jetting off to a luxurious location to get married is more your style, then the lovely Eloise from the Seychelles Tourism Board and Ash from the Coco de Mer Hotel & Black Parrot Suites where on hand to give expert advice on having your dream wedding in the stunning Seychelles Islands. They had a wealth of knowledge and able to answer any query you might have, just look below at all fantastic information you could take home with you! It made me want to book a holiday there on the spot.
The lovely and friendly Eloise & Ash
Amazing amount of brochures and guides on the Seychelles Islands
The stunning Seychelles Islands
The breathtaking Coco de Mer Hotel & Black Parrot Suites
For venue styling your special day I definitely thought Charm Wedding Studio offered everything and more to give you your fairytale wedding.
Swift Wedding Services showcasing some beautiful ideas for seating
The Genoa ice-cream cart offering something unique for you and your guests
Good luck to all you gorgeous brides and grooms to be with your wedding planning! and a huge thank you to Penton Publications for collaborating with me once again to offer my readers the chance to win tickets to this incredible event.