Our guide to wedding celebrants
We LOVE celebrants here at Unconventional Wedding. They expand the options for your wedding day and offer such a wide range of personalisation for wedding ceremonies. And at this present time, with the ‘C’ word disrupting wedding plans, we wanted to shout about the wedding celebrants in our tribe and
How to find your wedding dress
Today we’re talking about wedding dresses! We know you unconventional brides are after something show stopping, so we’ve compiled a list of our favourite alternative dress designers. There’s something for everyone here – from unusual wedding dresses to one of a kind! Corsets, to handpainted gowns, dip dyed dresses and
We’re not ones usually to try and predict trends and fashions, but, just occassionally we see so much wedding gorgeousness in one place that we feel like we need to share it! So here are our ‘Alternative Bridalwear Predictions’ for 2020. And there is so much variety – perfect for
Black is back and this time it’s making a splash in the wedding scene! You may have never considered a black wedding dress, but we’re here to say ‘why the hell not?’ Black is bold, powerful and assertive – just how you want to feel on your wedding day, right?
There’s one thing we really LOVE here at Unconventional Wedding and that is colourful wedding dresses. The traditional white wedding dress became popular in 1840 after the marriage of Queen Victoria. That’s 180 years ago! Now we’re lucky to be living in a time and place where individuality is celebrated,
Choosing your wedding photographer
When you’re planning your wedding, after venue & catering, your wedding photographer is most likely going to be the biggest chunk of your budget. And choosing the right one is really important! The same as you have to LOVE your wedding venue, you have to get on with your wedding
September… where did you come from?! It’s starting to feel slightly Autumnal here in the UK and I’m already starting to mourn the summer sun. So… I thought I would share this awesome colourful engagement shoot by our lovely Unconventionals, The Dignums, to spread some joy! We’ll talk a little
Our guide to wedding cakes
Today’s wedding blog is dedicated to one of my favourite things…CAKE! The wedding cake was traditionally made to bring good luck to the couple and their guests, symbolising unity as the first task performed by the newlyweds. It’s also an excellent way to express your personalities and can be a
How to have an micro wedding or elopement wedding?
This wild wedding is all about freedom, simplicity and style! Imagine grabbing your partner’s hand, whisking them away into the great outdoors, and getting hitched! When Karen Faulkner from Stand Out Ceremonies sent us this shoot, she explained to us the concept of ‘micro-weddings’ and the beautiful simplicity they entail.
Have you ever considered eloping for your wedding? Going on an adventure and returning as a married couple? This gorgeous, romanticwedding shoot, captured by Emma Ryan, is making us want to run away and get hitched! We asked our lovely community of wedding suppliers their best elopement wedding tips, and
Finding your wedding venue
Here at UW, we’re lucky to get to visit lots of awesome, alternative wedding venues. From alpaca farms to the National Space Centre, we’ve seen it all! Your wedding venue sets the vibe of your day, so it’s important to pick one that matches your personality. We know venue hunting
So many couples want to do something a little different or a bit quirky for their wedding day. As a result, there has been a huge rise in the number of unique and different wedding venues that can provide a one-off background. Alternative wedding venue’s like the National Justice Museum
Our guide to rocking your wedding stationery
Hey, Unconventional lovelies! Today we’re sharing everything you need to know about wedding stationery. We’re talking logistics, pricing, styles, and how to choose the perfect supplier. Now, before I was in the wedding industry, I didn’t actually know what ‘wedding stationery’ referred to. Simply, It refers to all of the
Wedding Planning & How to have an alternative wedding
Welcome to Unconventional Wedding! We’re assuming you’re here because you’re newly engaged. If so… CONGRATULATIONS! What an exciting time! UW is a directory and blog dedicated to quirky, unique and alternative weddings. We’re here to advise and inspire! We love everything outside the box, from bold statements to small touches.
Today we have a guest blog by Angie from Creative Ceremonies! Read on to find out how to plan an eco wedding… I’m an Eco-Conscious Celebrant. This means that I consider what we are doing to our environment in my ceremonies. How and what we consume has a huge impact
Hello! I’m guessing you’re here because you’re planning a wedding. If so, you’re in the right place! Welcome to Unconventional Wedding. We are an alternative wedding directory and blog, dedicated to spreading wedding gorgeousness. We love everything a little bit quirky, creative or just fun! We love writing about unique
Over on the unconventional wedding blog - more real wedding ideas
Recently, we were sent these cheerful wedding photos by Freeformimages Photography and we thought you might love them! Claire and James’ big day was full of bright, personal touches and creativity. So, we thought we’d break it down into 8 colourful wedding ideas! They were pros at adding simple yet
A virtual committment ceremony Now how is this for a love in lockdown story. Tribe member Karen from Standout Ceremonies recently conducted a Zoom wedding ceremony (other video calling facilities are available!). The Coronavirus hit down in the UK just weeks before Beth and Jonty’s planned humanist wedding day. It’s just a
We’re celebrating movie themed weddings here on Unconventional Wedding this week so how about a Labyrinth wedding? When I was growing up one of the major movies of the time, which I remember watching over and over again, was Labyrinth. Featuring the iconic David Bowie, this fantasy movie follows what
This lovely zoo wedding is sure to bring a smile to your face today! Jennifer and Jason are teenage sweethearts and had their first date at the zoo, so it was the perfect place for them to say, ‘I do’. They combined their love of Harry Potter with the sentimental
We have an awesome real wedding for you today! This one’s an industrial railway wedding, full of personality and sentiment. Cat and Tony got married at The National Railway Museum due to their shared love of the place and Tony’s career in the railway industry. The couple said: “We wanted
This rock and roll wedding is for the music lovers! Allie & Ben had a music theme woven throughout their big day, and we think it’s awesome! Captured by Tribe Member Pike Photography, the wedding was full of quirky touches, from band themed cupcakes to vinyl record table signs! Want