weddings

03 Feb 2022
       My cousin Jayne called: “I’m getting married. The invitation is in the post”.     Great news! And I mean it when say it genuinely couldn’t happen to a nicer couple. But while she and soon-to-be husband Stuart busied themselves with the minor details: venue, rings, dress, cake etc, I was left pondering how I was going to get six people, and no doubt copious amounts of their luggage, from...
11 Nov 2019
A couple born within minutes of each other celebrated their wedding at a Shropshire hotel on their 30th birthdays. Ben Ellis was born on October 5, 1989, at 6.30am and Célestine Onomo was born on the same date at 7.45am in France - just 15 minutes apart without the time difference! 27 years later the pair would meet on the internet dating site Tinder and on October 5, 2019, as they celebrated...
15 Apr 2017
Prospective brides and grooms needing help in planning their big day will get the opportunity to find out exactly what’s on offer at one of Shropshire’s premier wedding venues. It’s the most important day in the lives of most people and, for the majority anyway, the one and only chance to get it right. Wedding open days are invaluable in finding out how best to proceed and, with this in mind, the...
16 Jan 2017
A Shropshire wedding venue - one of the top two venues in the UK in the Wedding Industry Newcomer Award - is to hold its next open day in February. Shropshire Farm Weddings, based in Leighton, near Shrewsbury, was shortlisted with three other businesses and one other venue in the best newcomer category at a glittering award ceremony in London this month. The awards recognise and reward excellence...
21 Nov 2016
A new Shropshire wedding venue has been announced a winner in the prestigious Wedding Industry Awards at a glittering ceremony in Birmingham. Shropshire Farm Weddings scooped the title of ‘Best Newcomer’ in the regional awards and will now go on to the national award ceremony in London in January 2017. The awards recognise and reward excellence in the wedding industry and are presented in 25...
26 May 2016
Caroline Lee could be Shropshire’s most experienced wedding coordinator with more than 3,500 weddings under her belt during her nearly 20-year career. The 40-year-old has just taken over as Senior Weddings and Events Planner at the Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa where her vast experience is helping brides and grooms across the county to plan their dream day. The hotel has just...
24 Feb 2016
A working Shropshire farm is putting a unique spin on the traditional white wedding by opening up its fields, cowsheds and barns to create the perfect country venue. Morrells Wood Farm in Leighton has come up with ‘the welly wedding’ in partnership with Shropshire’s Wroxeter Hotel - one of the county’s top wedding venues. Hannah Hall, who runs the hotel with her husband Ed, said the idea of the...
16 Dec 2015
Candy carts, photo booths and even Batman and Robin will make an appearance at a Shropshire wedding fayre with a twist in the new year. There will of course be the usual bridal gowns and traditional wedding services on show but be prepared for a few more tiaras, heels and prom dresses as staff at the Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa launch its Winter Wedding and Prom Fayre on...
16 Sep 2015
Whether it’s short, long, figure hugging or trailing, Shropshire brides will get all the inspiration they need for their perfect wedding dress at an event later this month. The Mercure Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa in Shrewsbury will be featuring an exclusive fashion show at its Autumn Bridal Fayre on September 27. Hosted by Shropshire Country Brides, the show will feature the latest styles for...
18 Jun 2015
The future is orange for weddings in 2015 - that’s the view of experts at a Telford hotel gearing up for their busiest time of the year. Rebecca Dawson, events coordinator at The Park Inn by Radisson, said orange had emerged as a hugely popular choice among brides choosing their colour scheme. The hotel in Forge Gate near Telford Shopping Centre has invested more than £4 million over the past two...
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