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Unplug your wedding: Turn off the phones

Ahh mobile phones. Whether we like it or not, we live in an eyes-down, thumbs-typing-at-lightning-speed culture. And we have a ‘can’t live with them, can’t live without them’ attitude towards our phones. But, whatever relationship you have with... read more

How involved are the people that pay?

Paying for a wedding is a complicated affair. In times gone by, tradition dictated that very particular parts of a wedding were paid for by very particular members of the wedding party. Some people still choose to uphold these traditions, while others, well, they do things their own way.

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Are favours out of favour?

Wedding favours: pointless tabletop tat or essential means of thanking your guests? Let’s discuss whether or not favours are a wise expenditure.

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Can a wedding be more masculine?

Why are weddings so girly? Have you ever tried to picture a masculine wedding? Probably not. Meet Matt and Steve, whose wedding was a bit different.

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How do I get sponsors for my wedding?

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Sponsored weddings

Popup Weddings meets the couple who are paying for their entire wedding with sponsorship, but without a single ad at their ceremony or reception. Seriously.

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Signs you’re having a modern wedding

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a silver sixpence in her shoe. You’ve probably heard at least part of this old rhyme. That’s because marriage traditions and superstitions from all around the world have staying power. But despite the ongoing cliches the actual practice of such tradition is fading away as time pushes forward. New traditions are forming and old traditions are being gleefully ignored.

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