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10 Reasons why you have to be at the Most Curious Wedding Fair THIS Sunday

by:   on: 16th March 2016

With 60 exhibitors, MOST CURIOUS WEDDING SHOW at the St Andrews Hall is going to be a riot of cool bridal inspiration this Sunday 20th March. And there will be lots and lots of deals, offers, launches of brands and of new collections which will be for Most Curious attendees only, so listen up for 10 budget pleasing and first-look reasons why you need to be there!

1. Foxglove & Gingersnap Bridal Couture has created one-off sample dresses exclusively for AMCWF16 and is offering 200 off the retail price for Brides who attend the show and wish to purchase or leave a deposit on the day! Also available are ex-photoshoot creations at a significantly reduced price. Each Bride who books a consultation from the day and has a unique dress created with Rachael, will receive 10% discount.

Foxglove & Gingersnap Bridal Couture

Foxglove & Gingersnap Bridal Couture will be showcasing their gowns on Sunday

2. Clare Butler Photography will be offering all Most Curious couples 100 worth of prints of their wedding on top of her digital package.

3. Mint & Mustard will be giving a 15% off voucher which will be valid for wedding stationery orders placed by the end of this year. They are also going to have the awesome prints available on the day on sale from just 5 each

Mint And Mustard

View a full collection of Mint & Mustard designs and wedding stationery

4. Chris Biele Photography is offering his Pixbeat free video messaging upgrades valued at 50 to everyone who books on the day, they’re also giving away copies of pictures taken at the welcome ‘selfie’ wall on at the show itself!

5. Wish Heart Designs are giving a whopping 20% discount on any bridal hair accessory (including tiaras) bought at the show, or on any orders placed on the day. This offer is totally exclusive to A Most Curious – she will not offer this discount at any other event this year. (see a bit more about them below too)

6. Elegance of Henna has said, “The first 5 lucky ladies to the stand will get half price henna tattoos. So if you’re looking for a quirky take on traditional items with a subtle south Asian twist, Elegance of Henna is the vendor to see on the day!”

7. Seren Papercuts are happy to give a 75 discount voucher to visitors to their stand, to take off their initial design fee (usually 225).

8. Octagon Chapel welcomes same-sex couples, couples of all faiths and even no faith at all . Anyone who wants to see the chapel on the day of the Fair can be given a guided tour. They are walking distance away from St Andrews Hall, and folks from the chapel will be on hand throughout the afternoon to walk couples over there so they can see its glories for themselves!

9. Katie Barnes MUA if offering FREE ‘mother of the bride’ or bridesmaid makeup when you book your bridal make-up at Most Curious or from meeting her at the show.

Katie Barnes Make Up

Discuss your wedding Make up with Katie Barnes Makeup Artist

10. The Quarter Workshop have an amazing offer to win your wedding ring workshop. Here’s the deal:

“I will be running a competition for one couple to win their workshop fee ( value of 300) to make their own wedding rings including professional photography of their workshop. Couples will need to pay for their own materials and can chose from silver, 9ct red yellow or white gold and 18ct red yellow or white gold and will need to be able to attend the workshop in Birmingham on a weekday during 2016 to make their wedding rings. The workshop will include private use of the workshop, tuition, tools, hallmarking, and a bottle of champagne to take home. I am working with photographer Jack Adams who will come and photograph the couple making their rings and the photos will be featured on the workshop Blog, website and the Most Curious blog too. All you need to do is come and take a picture/ selfie at the Quarter Workshop stand with some of their tools and then post it to Instagram with a comment answering we want to make our own wedding rings because………… #makeourweddingrings”

In terms of brand new brands at the show, we have an entire fresh, new launch section called norwichNEXT! showing, supporting and celebrating companies and start-ups created in the last year – bringing them direct to you innovative idea-hungry couples!

Businesses include:

Botanical and Bloom, a geometric concrete planters for botanics and inspired floral arrangements.

Ambers Rose a new creative florist on the Norwich scene.

Elegance of Henna, who’ll be creating designs on visitors on the day *discount below

Grace & Fortune brand new British bridal accessories designer, showing their handmade bejewelled pieces.

Katie Barnes MUA an experienced editorial style make up artist who is launching her self on to the bridal scene at the show

Vintage Video – timeless vintage-style wedding videos by a Norwich based husband and wife team. Made for couples who want to capture the feel of their special day in an artistic, fashion. With an unobtrusive reportage style, Vintage Video use a “magical” f1.2 lens on a full frame DSLR to capture your day in all its glory, they’ll be filming on the day too.

Sweet Craft Norwich, a cute new company who are bringing a fresh take on the cakes and pastries of their European heritage to bring something new to the East Anglian wedding world.

River Kitchen, a cafe that also offers picnic hampers for outside catering / to have on the broads

Wish Heart Designs is a brand new business, started in September 2015, with a lovely story behind it. Having been left money by her grandma, she took a chance and left a career in teaching to pursue her passion for art, creativity and fashion and went to The London School of Jewellery to learn the skill of tiara making. She will be showcasing her copper and gold leaf collection at Most Curious – as in, actual leaves covered in copper and gold leaf! She use traditional methods and please read above for her special MOST CURIOUS deal.

 Norfolk countryside grand stalwart Holkham Hall are not part of Norwich next but the Holkham team will be promoting the amazing venue as a newcomer to the Most Curious shows and will be unveiling their brand new state-of-the-art, dedicated event and wedding reception venue. The Lady Elizabeth Wing will actually open in summer 2016 in the courtyard near to Holkham Hall. The knock-out architectural design will make this a beautiful, contemporary space which can work flexibly for small or large numbers. The venue can be used for wedding reception or drinks party after a ceremony or civil partnership in the Holkham Hall. You can entertain up to 250 dinner guests and 400 guests for a drinks party.

Holkham Hall

Image by Katherine Ashdown Photography

So if you are game for something different this Sunday – buy your tickets online HERE now! 

And don’t forget to pick up your FREE Norfolk Brides Magazine filled with some of the most gorgeous real Norfolk Weddings, suppliers and wedding ideas! 


Dalia Courridge Norfolk Brides

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Dalia Courridge

Founder and managing director of Norfolk Brides. Social Media and Marketing consultant by day. Obsessed with all things creative and beautiful - form eclectic weddings, to stunning interiors and abstract art. Addicted to working out and weightlifting. Cannot start the day without a strong coffee.

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