What to look out for in this issue
Get up to date with the news from around the county
Freebies & offers
Great giveaways and discounts up for grabs
Wonderful world of weddings
Annie Cannock brings you the latest news and products from around the country
Wedding of the year
It's the first round of our 2017 competition
I said 'yes'!
Celebrate your partner popping the question with an engagement party to remember
Regional experts answer your wedding woes
Things you never hear...
the mothers-of-the-bride and groom say on the big day
Spotlight on Colchester & around
We showcase a handful of regional beauties
Historic venues in which to wed
We take a look at local photographer's favourite big-day images
Classic tipples have inspired this season's big-day décor and home accessories
The newlywed wish list
The al fresco dining edit
Get jewellery savvy thanks to those in the know
A magical selection of products for your Harry Potter-themed soiree
Travel editor Sarah Reeve reveals the latest travel news, destination hotspots and top buys for your post-wedding getaway
A romantic island escape
Sarah Gallivan experiences a taste of paradise in Thailand's exotic resort of Koh Samui
The riviera reborn
How a weekend away in Babbacombe Bay at the Cary Arms & Spa made Claire Ridley not want to leave
Laura Sutherland reveals the latest bridal fashion news, buys and launches
A free spirit
Opt for flowing skirts, relaxed shapes and nature-inspired embellishments for this year's take on bohemian bridal style
How do you keep your girls happy on the big day? Here are some bridesmaid trends that are to sure to keep them on side
Dress your best girls in this sherbet-dip inspired shade
Here comes the sun
From boarding gate to the beach front, here are the honeymoon style essentials
What goes around comes around
Online boutique Open for Vintage's director Sarah Byrne shares her bridal-inspired range
Ivana Sidey reveals all the latest beauty must-haves for the bride-to-be
New products, tips and tricks for feeling your big-day best
Our pick of the best haircare heroes
Local experts advise on wedding perfection
The beauty queen
We caught up with leading make-up artist Laura Geller to find out what it took to start her own iconic brand
Every little thing she does is magic
A mix of pastel colours and a Harry Potter theme created a relaxed atmosphere for Kay and Richard's nuptials
Rachel and Steven's day followed a yellow colour scheme with gorgeous sunflowers
Danielle Harvey gives you the lowdown on all things groom
In the spotlight
pastel colour palettes!
No beach bums here – look Baywatch-ready in these holiday must-haves
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From Braintree to Brentwood, Chigwell to Colchester, here are a selection of real weddings from previous issues of An Essex Wedding magazine.
We're looking for local newlyweds who have said 'I do' this year. Any couples can enter the competition: it doesn't matter whether the event was large or small; modest or spectacular.
Whatever worries you have regarding your big day, our experts are here to guide you through. Pose all your wedding-related queries to those in the know.
Tips on featuring your wedding day in the magazine, meeting the team and much more.