Your East Midlands Wedding - February/March 2024 (Issue 60)

REGULARS 6 EDITOR’S LETTER Olivia Gibson shares her top picks from this issue 8 NEARLYWED NEWS Catch up on news from around the region 11 FREEBIES & OFFERS Great giveaways and discounts up for grabs 68 HOT TOPIC Local experts offer stellar advice on wedding dilemmas 77 COMPETITION Win a honeymoon in Jamaica worth £4,500 CONTENTS FEBRUARY/MARCH 2024 VENUES 17 KEEP IT LOCAL Exchange vows in and around Rutland 21 THE GREAT OUTDOORS Discover these al fresco settings around the region On the cover This issue’s gorgeous cover has been sponsored by award-winning Kettering florist By Arrangement ( The image is from the wedding of Bethany and Adam and was captured by Sarah Vivienne Photography ( 41 21 FEATURES 41 TIMELESS LOVE Local suppliers came together to create this elegant and classic shoot 45 MESMERISING MOMENTS Stapleford Park provided a showstopping setting for this winter-styled shoot 49 BIG-DAY BAKES Experts showcase their favourite cakes for intimate nuptials, al fresco celebrations and grand events 59 ROCK THAT FROCK The ultimate A-Z guide to wedding-dress shopping 3