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Olney Wedding Fair

Sunday 28th April at the Carlton House Club

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Planning for the big day?

Organising the perfect wedding for you and your partner can feel like a daunting and overwhelming experience. But with a little thought, some planning, and the right people to help you, it will be easier than you first imagined.

You’ve found the love of your life, agreed to spend your lives together, and decided to get married. Now the planning starts. But you don’t have to go it alone. There are lots of specialist suppliers and experts available to help you make some of the most important decisions of your life.And an excellent cross-section of them will be ready and waiting to talk to you at Olney’s forthcoming Wedding Fair later this month.This exciting event, at the Olney Centre on Sunday 28th April, will allow you to get excited, inspired, educated and focussed on your big day. It will be the time to turn your dream visions into reality at the Wedding Fair.With so many local trades there, from the worlds of beauty, jewellery, cakes, invitations and floristry to hats and dresses, suits and other attire, along with unique, fun ideas and colour advice, the Wedding Fair has it all lined up for you to see, enjoy and consider.The event hire section will demonstrate how your ceremony and dining could be laid out. There’s balloon art to provide a unique impact to your ceremony, photographers, videographers, a photo booth idea, and even an original wedding post box.And how about an ice cream tricycle, popcorn maker, Prosecco cart or your own pizza van cooking up an unusual supper for your evening guests?Entry to the Wedding Fair is free but you will gain an invaluable amount of information, knowledge and help towards finding you the perfect wedding day.So if anyone asks: ‘Do you want to go to the Wedding Fair?’ Make sure you say: ‘I do’.

The Olney Centre

The upcoming fair will not only provide you with help and assistance as you look towards your big day, but it will also showcase the Olney Centre itself as a fabulous local venue for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception. Licensed in three of its four rooms, it can accommodate anything up to 90 guests or can provide a more intimate ceremony, and has an extensively-equipped kitchen to help your catering arrangements flow smoothly. Olney Town Council are excited to promote as many local trades as possible,” says town clerk Jane Brushwood. “And we extend to them a warm welcome at the first of many Wedding Fairs.”

Ask the experts
So what sort of advice can you expect from the experts attending the Wedding Fair? There will be lots to take away with you, but here are a few thoughts from some of the exhibitors who will be there.

“Don’t stress too much about your wedding arrangements,” says Ginny Hemsley of Newton Park Farm, a country venue in Newton Blossomville. “Everything will fall into place. Trust your hired professionals to handle everything for you and ask them for advice and guidance, as they will have the experience to know what works well.“Consult social media and look at photos of other people who have been at the same venue that you’re considering and make a note of suppliers who have previously worked there, too.“Finally, enjoy your day and make the most of every moment – it will go by quickly!”

“Ancient Egyptians were the first known people who exchanged ‘rings of love’ to each other,” says Heather Cagney of Nightingale Jewellers in Olney. “Often these were woven or made from leather. “Of course, things have moved on in modern times, but the ring is still seen as a powerful symbol. It’s an important purchase at any wedding, so we invite customers to relax with a glass of Prosecco in our beautiful wedding rooms while they choose the perfect rings for their special day.”Nightingale Jewellers are currently presenting a ‘buy one, get one-half price’ offer during April, so if rings are on your ‘watch list’ now could be the time to go and see some.

“Come in and see us six to eight months before your wedding day,” says Ashley Pankhurst of wedding hire specialists Allen’s of Olney. “And providing the bride has a colour scheme in mind, we can show the groom and his guests some of our ideas. We physically fit the suits to everyone to make sure they are perfect.“We want our customers to look smart – we don’t want to send them out looking wrong, which is why we offer a few choices. ‘Nothing ventured, nothing gained’ is what we believe in, and we encourage customers to try things. “Even if you don’t like something when it’s on, or it’s just not quite right, at least you will have tried it, and you won’t go home regretting that you didn’t.”

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