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You deserve a wedding that’s as unique as you, which is why we have thousands of inspirational wedding planning ideas to personalise your day. From décor inspiration to the latest trends, wedding themes to wedding favours, dates ideas to gift ideas, you’ll find everything you need to know about wedding planning here.

The 51 Best Engagement Gifts for Couples in 2022
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From biscuits to baubles, check out our pick of the best engagement gifts to say your congratulations to a special couple
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The 22 Wedding Gifts Guests Love to Give
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Wondering where to start with your wedding gift list? Take some inspiration from these gifts that guests love to give from The Wedding Shop
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The Complete Guide to Changing Your Name After Marriage
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Planning to change your name after you get hitched? Find out everything you need to know about the legalities and options in our handy guide
Your Essential Post Wedding To Do List: 17 Important Tasks
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Your to do lists don't stop with the wedding - find out what you need to do after the big day with our essential post-wedding to do list
The 30 Cutest Flower Girl Gift Ideas She'll Adore
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We've handpicked our favourite flower girl gift ideas for every stage of wedding planning, from 'Will you be my flower girl?' presents to perfect thank you gifts, including beautiful bracelets, super-cute teddies, the best books and much more!
Flower Girls: Everything You Need to Know
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If you are unsure what a flower girl should do, what they wear, whether to buy them a gift and what their role in the wedding is then our guide is here to help!
32 Best 10th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas: Traditional & Modern
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Whether you go for the traditional 10th wedding anniversary gift of tin or the modern alternative - diamonds - we have picked out the best gift ideas your other half or the happy couple will adore.
70 Wedding Traditions & Their Meanings in the UK & Rest of the World
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Why does the bride throw her bouquet on the big day? Why do we wear something blue? Here, we explain all of those weird and wonderful wedding traditions, so you can decide whether to include them in your wedding.
How To Create Your Wedding Gift List: 10 Top Tips
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We've got 10 top tips to ensure your wedding gift list is easy to make and buy from - are you ready to start compiling your free wedding gift list?
33 Unusual Wedding Place Card Ideas Your Guests Will Remember
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These beautiful wedding place cards will get guests to their seats as well as adding extra personality to your reception tables. From traditional flat cards to vintage-inspired ideas, there's something here for every style of wedding
49 of the Best Wedding Hashtags (and How to Make Your Own)
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Drum up excitement for your big day and share your photos in real time by creating a catchy wedding hashtag. Here are our favourites…
27 Fun Wedding Favours for Kids to Keep Them Busy
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Treat younger wedding guests to one of these awesome children's wedding favour ideas - from a yoyo to an activity book, Lego superhero, puzzle book, dinosaur biscuit and I Spy kit!
Navigating a Blended Family Set Up: How to Make it Work for You
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Struggling with bringing together a blended family? Relationship expert and Hitched Love Guru Anna Williamson shares her top tips for a successful step-family
22 Chocolate Wedding Favour Ideas Your Guests Will Love
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Thank your friends and family by indulging them with one of these delicious chocolate wedding favours. We guarantee they'll go down a treat!
The 26 Best Bridesmaid Proposal Gifts and Boxes
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Now you've said 'yes' it's time to pop an important question of your own! Recruit your wedding A-team with these sweet bridesmaid proposal boxes and proposal gifts your girls will actually love
65 of the Best Unusual Wedding Favours
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Surprise your guests with a wedding favour that's a little bit different! We've rounded up 65 of the most unusual wedding favours around so you can find just the thing to suit your wedding day perfectly
The National Wedding Survey: The Average UK Wedding in 2021
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We surveyed over 2,000 couples who married in 2021 to find out what the average wedding looked like, including how much people spent and what impact COVID-19 had...
Wedding SOS: How to Keep Kids Entertained at a Wedding
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Screaming toddlers and being tripped up by an errant child bring you out in chills? You need these fab kids' wedding entertainment ideas!