Have You Set A Date For Your Wedding Yet?
Each season has something different to offer for your wedding – which is the right time of year for your celebrations?
Have you set a date yet? This is the first question that you’re most likely to hear as soon as you get engaged. Whilst popping a ring on the finger is undoubtedly the first step, securing a wedding date solidifies your plan to get married and work towards a specific day in the diary. The question is though, when is the best time to get married? Each season has something different, yet equally charming to offer each couple, so it all comes down to your personal preferences. Hopefully you and your other half will agree!
There’s something really symbolic about starting your marriage at a time where colourful flowers and trees are blossoming, birds are tweeting and lambs are frolicking in the fields. As nature’s life cycles begin, this can be a lovely time to begin your life together as newlyweds. After a cold winter, spring also offers the chance to get married in warmer weather, with late spring often boasting temperatures that rival a British summer. Spring is a popular time of year to get married in, but it’s less busy than June, July or August, meaning that you’ll have a greater list of top suppliers to choose from.
The top reason to opt for summer weddings is of course the chance of radiant blue skies. No-one wants rain to spoil their wedding photos or the chance of an outdoor champagne reception. Brides can also have their pick of wedding dresses which are suitable for the summer months, without worrying about how to keep warm on the big day. If you want to show off your shoulders or your legs, then go for it!
If you’re a teacher or have important wedding guests who are, then the summer holidays will also be a huge selling point so you can fit in with the academic year.
Spring and summer may have the flowers, but autumn has plenty of colour to offer too as the leaves turn from green to vibrant rusty colours which look fantastic in your floral arrangements. You can also incorporate natural treats such as pumpkins and conkers into your table decorations. Autumn is a much less popular time of year to get married in, compared to spring and summer, which means that you could bag yourself some supplier discounts. The temperature will have dropped a little, particularly in the evenings, but that just means that you’re rewarded with beautiful mists which look spectacular in your photos.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Winter weddings tend to make us think of Christmas, so if you’d like to incorporate some festive touches in your celebrations then this is the perfect opportunity. Whilst it may be fresh outside, this also means that you can benefit from a truly cosy wedding venue which can incorporate as many yuletide details as you wish. Chocolate favours, mulled wine, mistletoe table decorations, fairy lights, log fires and a Christmas tree focal point can all be included in your big day.
If you’re ready to set the date, then act quickly to book your venue asap to avoid disappointment. Once you’ve got it in the diary, this is the starting point to arrange the rest of your celebrations.