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How to plan an outdoor wedding

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With British summertime in full swing, now may be the perfect time to plan your dream outdoor wedding. Outdoor weddings offer a fresh, decadent take on traditional indoor weddings and provide you with endless opportunities for creativity when it comes to design and planning. With an outdoor wedding, the whole world is your canvas and… Read more »

Wedding Band, DJ or Musician – What You Need to Know

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Whether it’s a relaxed musician, live band that you want to get people on their feet dancing, or more party vibes from a DJ that you’re after for your wedding entertainment, we think there’s some important questions to ask your Wedding entertainment supplier before proceeding with your booking. Your wedding music is an essential part of the… Read more »

Wedding Cake Alternatives to Share

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, many wedding traditions have now become a thing of the past. Whether it be that a wedding cake is just not your thing, COVID has impacted your plans and numbers or if you just want something a bit more personal to you and your partner, there… Read more »

The Latest UK Wedding News & Rules Explained

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Following the UK Lockdown in March 2020, couples’ wedding plans were thrown into turmoil and left hanging up in the air for the entirety of 2020. With many being forced to postpone until 2021 or later and many still not knowing if their big day will go ahead as they planned, we wanted to answer… Read more »

Planning Your Order of Service

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Regardless of what type of ceremony you’re having your Wedding order of service will be the trick to helping your big day run smoothly. When it comes to Wedding stationery many couples think it starts with save the dates and ends with invitations and RSVPs however there’s lots of other bits to consider including place… Read more »

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Low-Season Wedding

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Like with most things, the wedding industry also has seasons. Whilst there are many differences between peak and low wedding season, the biggest of note is definitely the cost.   At Hyde Bank Farm we believe a wedding any time of the year is beautiful and like with many of the choices for you big… Read more »

Engaged during Lockdown? Here’s how to plan your wedding!

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For many, the focus on weddings during the global pandemic has been due to cancellations or postponements of their big day. However, if you’d recently got engaged before lockdown hit or if you’ve even got engaged during it, there’s a lot to navigate in terms of whether you should or how to proceed with starting… Read more »

7 Things to Remember for your Wedding Reception

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When it comes to planning your wedding the details and lists of things you need to remember are endless. The part where most go wrong is assuming that once you have chosen your venue, decorators and caterers, that the big decisions are out the way and these suppliers will deal with perfecting your reception for… Read more »

How Long Does it Take to Plan a Wedding?


When it comes to planning your big day there isn’t a right or wrong answer for how long it will take to plan everything or how much in advance you should start to do so. However, depending on the style of wedding you’re wanting, some things will take longer to plan than others. That’s why… Read more »

Which Type of Wedding Ceremony is Right for Your Big Day?


When it comes to choosing the type of wedding ceremony right for your big day, often couples don’t know the variety that is on offer. Many brides and grooms don’t realise that the type of ceremony chosen determines many other decisions such as where you can exchange vows and who can officiate. Deciding on whether… Read more »