Discover beautiful bridal fashion and jewellery designers, hair and make-up artists, wedding photographers, florists, venues, planners and more when you visit A Most Curious Wedding Fair from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 March 2019.
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Most Curious Wedding Fair has grown to be the biggest indie, style-driven wedding show in the UK, and now on its 18th event, its team has got a firm handle on how you can get the best out of visiting a wedding show. Here’s what you should do while you’re there…
One of the most important things to do is capture pictures on your phone, including the names of companies, so you can remember what you saw and who offers what.
You might feel in the moment that you’ve found ‘the one’, but remembering the details of 140 suppliers is a tough ask, and once you get home they may have all blurred into one!
Take business cards
Write notes on them too, even if it’s just one or two words to remind you of what you were thinking about when you picked it up.
You’ll also receive a map of the show when you arrive, with full vendor details and space for you to write notes.
The exhibitors are all about a custom-made approach and want to give you the wedding you want, so be who you really are and see if you naturally click.
If they don’t get your vibe, they’re not the ones for you. Use these face-to-face meetings to find that moment of connection you don’t necessarily get online.
Go up and down the aisles
It may sound tiresome, but try to be methodical – go up and down the aisles so you’ve seen everyone and don’t miss anything. That way, you’ll have a better sense of who was where, as well as where those you liked were positioned.
Leave your name with people
The exhibitors are clued up on how to get the most out of the show, too, so many will have some way of capturing your details. This means they can follow up with you, rather than you chasing them – saves you a job, right?
Do your research
Check out the show’s online directory of vendors beforehand and keep an eye on social media for the running order of the day, to make a note of who you want to see while you’re there.
That said, try not to set yourself too many fixed goals for the day. Let the show surprise you and keep your mind open.
Take your wedding inspiration with you – whether it’s a mood board on an iPad, some screenshots, an entire analogue scrapbook or folder. If you’re talking vibes and visuals with someone, it’s usually easiest to show actual images and references.
Have a drink at the bar, watch the catwalk shows (check times beforehand so you don’t miss out), grab some delicious street food in the FEAST food hall, and take photos in the photo booth and on the selfie wall.
You can even eat free cake, try a workshop, try things on, get a temporary tattoo, and just go wild – after all, you’re getting married! And this should be one of the most fun days of wedding planning you should have.
Most Curious Wedding takes place from Friday 1 March to Sunday 3 March at The Truman Brewery, T1 Building, 85 Brick Lane, London. Or you can visit the show at The Fire Pit in Norwich on 24 March.
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