Registrar or Celebrant

The Bad Bride Diaries: What’s the Difference Between a Registrar and a Celebrant?

While we've had our venue booked for a while, we've been struggling to sort out the person to do the actual ceremony bit. We're getting married in Birmingham, but live within a different council area, and currently both register office's seem to think we're the other one's problem. So that's going well, and because I'm … Continue reading The Bad Bride Diaries: What’s the Difference Between a Registrar and a Celebrant?

The Bad Bride Diaries: How to Choose a Wedding Venue

We chose our wedding venue! We're still waiting on signing contracts, but disaster aside, we have a venue. Choosing was actually a lot less tricky than I expected, and while typically, we've ended up choosing the MacDonald Burlington which was the first place we looked at, I thought it might be useful to share how we decided … Continue reading The Bad Bride Diaries: How to Choose a Wedding Venue

The Bad Bride Diaries: Things Nobody Tells You About Wedding Planning

Wedding planning is insane, turns out, and actually nobody tells you quite what it's like. Here's some of the surprises I've had in the planning stage. When you starting drafting your guest list, you will be amazed by how many people you know, and begin to panic about how you're going to afford to feed … Continue reading The Bad Bride Diaries: Things Nobody Tells You About Wedding Planning

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. We grabbed a glass of fizz and … Continue reading The Bad Bride Diaries: Highbury Hall Wedding Fayre