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May/June 2017
 
May/June 2017
 
The latest edition of An Essex Wedding magazine is full-to-the-brim with up-to-the-minute products, news, reviews and advice to help you create your perfect big day. Keeping it local, we take you on a journey around Colchester & around to reveal a selection of beautiful regional venues in which to tie the knot; and our Historic venues feature takes you back to a bygone era and has inspiration galore for W-day venues with charm and character.

Meanwhile, our Photography feature showcases images from photographers around the county who share their favourite big-day photos and the stories behind them, and we’ve got everything you need to know and more in our Jewellery & accessories feature which features some priceless expert knowledge when it comes to wedding rings and big-day jewels. There’s expert advice to help you celebrate your big day providing you with memories that you’ll cherish forever.

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Rustic charm
Image provided by Anesta Broad Photography
 
Rustic charm
 
Rachel and Steven's day followed a yellow colour scheme complemented with an array of gorgeous sunflowers.

Rachel Green, 23, married Steven Greest, 25, at Blake Hall Ongar on the 2nd September 2016.

Read all the details of their big day on page 42 of the current issue, available now:
www.anessex.wedding/buy-a-copy.cfm
 
 
 
WIN! A honeymoon to Portugal, worth more than £3,000
 
 
 
Bygone era
Image provided by Studio 1
 
Bygone era
 
Greenwoods Hotel & Spa.

Set within striking landscaped grounds complete with a sunken garden and gazebo, Greenwoods Hotel & Spa is a Grade II listed 17th-century Georgian-style manor house that’s been tastefully modernised with a contemporary colour scheme and shabbychic- style furnishings.

The hotel features luxurious spa facilities, offering treatments and a swimming pool, which are perfect for pre- or post-wedding pampering.

The Library Suite complete with authentic fireplace and French windows can host up to 55 guests for an intimate ceremony, or 110 people for a reception when adjoined with the Boardroom Suite. The venue’s elegant al fresco Gazebo overlooks the gardens and can host up to 120 loved ones to witness your ‘I dos’. The new purpose-built Garden Suite boasts a light, spacious atmosphere and contemporary styling suitable for 220 people to watch you tie the knot and a further 80 evening revellers.

Visit: www.greenwoodshotel.com

Check out more local venues on page 27 of the current issue, available now: www.anessex.wedding/buy-a-copy.cfm
 
 
Is your big day our Wedding of the Year?
 
Is your big day our Wedding of the Year?
 
Calling all Essex nearly-weds and newlyweds: we've launched our Wedding of the Year 2017 competition and here's how to enter...

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Essex-based company hosts a craft alternative to your teaditional hen do
 
Essex-based company hosts a craft alternative to your teaditional hen do
 
Seeking a bit of relaxation for themselves away from the daily grind, Katie Ellis and Joannah Dean realised there was very little on offer for those desiring a night off that was a bit creative or different – it was with this idea that the ME TIME Workshops were born.

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A free spirit
 
A free spirit
 
Opt for flowing skirts, relaxed shapes and nature-inspired embellishment for this year's take on bohemian bridal style

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Escape the ordinary
 
Escape the ordinary
 
Sarah Reeve enjoys unbridled luxury on the magical Maldives island resort of Manafaru

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Readers' poll
 
What we've learnt from the latest reader poll at www.anessex.wedding

How involved is your fiance in the wedding plans?

Heavily involved - he's enjoying every part of the planning: 45%
He's involved in some aspects, but he's happy for you to make most decisions: 50%
Not at all - you're completely in charge: 5%
 
Forthcoming Events
 
Please note: All dates are subject to changes, contact organisers for more information before making arrangements. To view more events, please visit the events page on our website...

7 May 2017 - Greenwoods Hotel & Spa Wedding Launch Fabulous New Garden Suite
Stock Road, Stock, Essex, CM4 9BE
www.greenwoodshotel.com

14 May 2017 - Greenwoods Hotel & Spa Wedding Show
Stock Road, Stock, Essex, CM4 9BE
www.greenwoodshotel.com

28 May 2017 - Maidens Barn Open Day
Maidens Farm, High Easter, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1HU
www.weddingbarnessex.co.uk.
 
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