The Bad Bride Diaries: Highbury Hall Wedding Fayre

A few weekends back, we continued our wedding planning adventures with a visit to Highbury Hall for their wedding fayre. Highbury is a stunning building, dating back to 1878. The fair showcased lots of local wedding vendors, covering everything from wedding dresses to a hypnotist to combat wedding day nerves.

Highbury Hall

We grabbed a glass of fizz and went for a stroll. We’re a way off our wedding, obviously, but I was hoping to get some ideas.

The Dressing Rooms

Tea length wedding dress

Wedding Dress

Dancers suit

The clothing

We looked at wedding dresses from TDR Bridal Outlet, suits from Peter Posh and Dancers, and Mother of the Bride outfits from Liliann Occasion Wear

Turns out Mum and I are super fussy, as neither of us saw anything we’d actually wear, but the ladies from TDR were lovely, and as they stock ex-samples of House of Mooshki, I’ll definitely be going in for an appointment. I’m not at all precious about wearing an ex-sample dress, and the heavy discounts are definitely attractive!

We had more luck with suits, coming away with both loving a few cuts, and basically anything in blue. We definitely have some ideas now, and again, found the chaps from Dancers super friendly.

Wedding Cake

Vintage Bottles


Table Setting

The Details

Surprise, surprise, I loved a lot of the little vintage details. Pretty glassware, vintage florals, gimme all the retro detailing. I also really loved the beautiful cakes from Daisy & Fred. I already know my cake will be coming from my friend Imogen’s company, Paisley Immy Cakes, but I still enjoyed Daisy & Fred‘s bright, colourful designs. Incredible work.

We had a fun day and did come away with a few ideas, and some vendors we’ll be checking out for sure. If nothing else, we know we need to go back and view Highbury Hall…

Highbury Hall Wedding Fayre was free to attend. Nobody we spoke to knew I was a blogger. All words, images and opinions are my own. 

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