Tying the Nott – the East Midlands Biggest Alternative Wedding Fair

New date coming soon!

Tying the Nott, the East Midlands largest alternative wedding fair is BACK! We’re kicking COVID out of the window and bringing back all the unique, quirky, colourful and creative wedding inspiration to help you plan your awesome wedding day. 

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Our exhibitors

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Rainbow DIY Wedding- Stephanie Butt Photography-Colourful Wedding- Unconventional Wedding- Alternative Wedding- Rainbow Wedding, Unique Bridesmaids Dresses

How to find us


About Tying the Nott

We’re the best wedding fair for your quirky wedding ideas…

In fact, we’ll probably just encourage you to take it further.

Come along to our wedding fair full of unique and inspiring wedding ideas and start putting together your dream wedding plans.

The East Midlands Largest Wedding Fair

Dare to be different on your Wedding day! Say no to the drab traditions and the hang-ups. What do you really want on your big day?

From the heart of Nottingham

With free parking and easy access to public transport

VIP Packages available

Treat yourself and upgrade to our VIP package. Includes a free glass of fizz and other goodies!


From bespoke bridalwear to alternative bouquet designers, mini golf to magicians, singers to wedding cakes, we've got a great selection of some of the UKs best alternative wedding suppliers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who needs a ticket

You need to purchase a ticket for every person attending the show who are 16 or older. Under 16’s go free.

How much are the tickets?

Standard tickets are £5 – grab yourself a group ticket where the engaged couple go free! (ticket for 4 people) . VIP tickets are £12 each. 

Whats included in the VIP ticket?

You’ll get 
– Entry to the wedding fair 
– A free glass of fizz
– VIP Goody Bag 


Nottingham High School is right in the heart of Nottingham wtih excellent link to public transport.

There is car parking on site but we’d encourage you to get public transport as we’re really close to the tram stop & bus routes. If you want to drive in, it’s really easy to reach us. 

What are your opening times?

We’re open from 11am to 3pm. 

The legal bits

– Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable
– VIP ticket holders need to be 18 or over to receive an alcoholic cocktail (a non-alcoholic option will be available)

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