With so much to do at this
year's Brides The Show (the cakes, the dresses, those
decor details), we know it might seem a little
overwhelming. Which is why we're on hand to make sure you don't
miss some of our most exhilarating events.
And the person who's most excited? Our Editor,
Jade Beer. She says: 'After a year in the planning, Brides
The Show 2016 is finally here! The entire team has been working
around the clock to ensure you are going to love every element of
this bridal showcase.
'Everywhere you look we want you to find something delightful to
watch, delicious to eat and pretty to make - before
leaving us at the end of the weekend with your head full of
the most beautiful wedding ideas imaginable. Enjoy the
hunt because there is so much here to get excited
We can't wait to see you at this weekend, but in
the meantime, here's your checklist. Printers at the
1. Watch a catwalk. This is your
chance to sit FROW and get inspiration from more than 20 of
the best UK and international bridal designers for your big
day. We've seen the rehearsal, and you're in for a
2. Win a honeymoon. One lucky
visitor will win a Hayes & Jarvis honeymoon, worth £5,000. To
enter? Head to Dream Destinations and pin a luggage tag to our
Dream Big! world map.
3. Get crafty! The Imagination
Room will host workshops from leading florists, calligraphers,
bakers, make-up artists and more. Remember to Instagram your
creations using the hashtag #ImaginationRoom.
4. Shop The Details. This year,
for the first time, there's a dedicated mini (and very chic)
marketplace where you can shop for all the little things you might
forget about. A must visit!
5. Get top tips from The Style
Hub. Listen to designer Suzanne Neville discuss
all things bridal on Saturday, and Ian Stuart talk
mother-of-the-bride style on Sunday, along with Charlie Brear
who'll be live-styling with Editor Jade Beer. Plus, get exclusive
access to top skin doctors who'll be myth-busting on cosmetic
6. Nail your bridal beauty
look. Pro artists from Bobbi Brown will be on hand to
dish out one-to-one advice alongside masterclasses. Classic,
glowing, smokey or statement - what kind of bride will you
7. Fall in love at our Ultimate Shoe
Wall - and enter our prize draw to win a pair (they're all to be
won!) With designers including Dior, Sophia Webster, Christian
Louboutin, Giuseppe Zanotti Lucy Choi and Emmy London, you'd
be mad to miss out.
8. Buy a treat for
charity! What could be better than a giant wall of half
cake, half cookie whoopie pies? How about one that gives you the
chance to win over 130 luxury bridal prizes worth £20,000? Simply
buy a whoopie pie (all profits go to the charity Smart Works) and
pick one for your chance to win.
9. Put your feet up in the VIP room in
association with The Wedding Shop. Grab your free glass of
Nyetimber and take a break from all that planning. Got a burning
question? Experts from the world of weddings, including members of
the Brides team will be on hand to help.
10. Meet some top foodie
names including The Fabulous Baker
Brothers, who are opening our spectacular cake exhibit
tonight and showing off their all-bread wedding bake for the
rest of the weekend, plus Clean Eating Alice, in the
VIP Lounge on Saturday.