Your Yorkshire Wedding - January/February 2024 (Issue 64)

97 WIN! A honeymoon in Jamaica worth £4,500. 30 LEAVE IT TO THE PROS Wedding industry pro Anna married her beloved Chris at her family’s venue Jervaulx Abbey, and you won’t want to miss it! First and foremost let me wish you all a very happy new year! I hope all of your Christmases were merry and bright. For those of you who found an engagement ring beneath the tree, allow me to offer huge congratulations. No doubt you’re now excitedly organising your venue viewings and scouring Pinterest for the dream outfit, and we can’t wait to be your wedmin BFF. What I can tell you is that you’ve chosen a spectacular part of the world to get married in. From the city lights of Leeds and Sheffield to the astounding history of York and the sweeping countryside of the North York Moors, there’s something for everyone to create a memorable, magical wedding day. And it’s not only the venues that are second to none, but also the local wedding suppliers. You’ll get the chance to meet many of them throughout our pages, so do click on their links to find out what they do and how they can help. There’s plenty to look out for to get you started on your journey. Don’t miss our planning SOS feature where the experts talk you through your very first steps and offer their top tips to give you the inside track. Also, it pays to get a head start on shopping for your attire. Wedding dresses in particular need ordering at least a year ahead of time, plus you’ll need to factor in time for your alterations. So, once you’ve decided on the important stuff like budget, date, and theme, turn to our bridal boutiques feature, where the county’s boutique owners offer inspiration when it comes to dressing for your vibe. Finally, if 2024 marks the point on the calendar where it’s now the year of your big day – eek, we’re excited for you. There’s plenty here to grab your eye from hen do inspo to beauty advice, I hope you love this issue. As ever, enjoy and keeeep planning! Kelly x ISSN 1746-9384 Your Yorkshire Wedding is solely owned, published and designed by KD Events & Publishing Ltd. Whilst every effort was made to ensure the information in this magazine was correct at the time of going to press, the publishers cannot accept legal responsibility for any errors or omissions, nor can they accept responsibility for advert content, or of the standing of advertisers or by the editorial contributions. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher. Your Yorkshire Wedding is published six times a year. Kelly Andrews, editor MEDIA PUBLISHING VENTS UBLISHING EVENTS & PUBLISHING cwe COUNTY WEDDING EVENTS 47 GIRLS’ NIGHT This issue’s styled shoot is bursting with hen do ideas! 41 THE PERSONAL TOUCH The key thing to remember when planning your day is that it’s your wedding, your way. And that’s exactly the path Lindsey and Stephen travelled: theirs was an occasion filled with everything they love. @CountyWeddingMagazines @CountyWeddings @countyweddingmagazines Visit us online at and DESIGN 01376 535 616 ACCOUNTS 01376 535 616 MANAGING DIRECTOR Sarah Ellis | 01376 535 602 EDITORIAL Deputy Managing Editor Kelly Andrews | 01376 535 611 At the ready ADVERTISING Account Manager Gillian Ward | 01376 538 485 EDITOR’S LETTER 7