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What do the latest COVID restrictions mean for my wedding reception?

Written 14-06-2021Updated 18-06-2021

We will update this article as more information is released by the government.


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Guide to getting married during COVID-19

Last updated 22-02-2021


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Wedding DJ Masterclass – How to Get the Best Experience

So, you’re planning your dream wedding. And you’ve decided upon a DJ for your reception entertainment. Exciting times! But...


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Bands for Hire – Everything You Should Ask Your Wedding Band

Your choice of entertainment can really influence the flavour of your wedding reception. Whether you go for classical,...


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It’s a Nice Day for a White Wedding

Chances are, if you got engaged this Christmas or New Year, you’ll be considering a winter wedding. Most couples take 12...


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Tags: Blog, Wedding Advice, UK Wedding Guides

6 Things You Shouldn’t Forget if Planning a New Year’s Wedding

We’re nearly there. The countdown has almost begun. The start of a new year is always an exciting time, but that excitement is...


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The Most Romantic Christmas Proposals

That’s it. You’ve made the decision. You are going to ask that question and to hell with the consequences! Now, just one tiny...


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7 Reasons To Have A Spring Wedding

There are so many reasons we love spring! After what seems like a never-ending winter, the warmer temperatures and spring...


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Ultimate Christmas Wedding Playlist

Christmas is such a magical time of year, filled with love and laughter, snuggling in front of open fires, quality time with...


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Motown Gold: Wedding Music for the Soul

 


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Fun & Upbeat First Dance Songs

If you’re not a fan of awkwardly swaying on the spot and would rather see your guests singing, dancing and clapping along...


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Top Ten Most Inappropriate Wedding Songs

Choosing wedding music can be tricky business, there is a lot to consider – What are yours and your partner’s favourite songs?...


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The Perfect Wedding Party Playlist

After the excitement of a wedding, the photographs and the meal, everyone just wants to get to the reception venue, have a...


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15 Wedding Planning Tricks and Tips

Planning your wedding can be an overwhelming experience. There is so much to do, from ordering the catering, to booking the...


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How to Avoid Ruining a Wedding

Have you been invited to a wedding? Don’t be the person that breaks etiquette and cause a hassle. We put together this brief...


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Why a Destination Wedding is a Great Idea

The best way to break free from the responsibilities of your big day is to get married abroad. The old-fashioned idea of...


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Tips for Handling Engagement Overwhelm

Once you’ve decided on a date for your wedding, you may start to feel a bit of engagement overwhelm when you look at the...


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Cutting back on your wedding budget

When you’re planning your wedding, it’s easy to get carried away with all the details and adding in extra items here and...


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Being beautiful for your big day

While you may have booked your appointment with your hair and makeup stylists for your big day preparations, there are a few...


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10 tips for wedding guests
By Ben Rogers On March 17, 2017

10 tips for wedding guests

As a guest, wedding etiquette is important to make sure that you leave the right impression on the big day. No-one wants to be...


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5 questions for selecting your wedding theme

Creating the right wedding theme that reflects both you and your partners own individual personalities, styles and tastes may...


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What to wear to a wedding
By Ben Rogers On February 28, 2017

What to wear to a wedding

A wedding is a special occasion, however; depending on the venue, theme and the guests, you might want to review your planned...


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Tags: planning, wedding venue, wedding clothes,

The cold feet checklist
By Ben Rogers On February 21, 2017

The cold feet checklist

Every girl dreams of finding her perfect man and the proceeding wedding day that will happen in the future to come. While this...


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Overseas honeymoon travel tips
By Ben Rogers On February 17, 2017

Overseas honeymoon travel tips

Almost everyone dreams of a honeymoon in a tropical paradise, or a cultural city abroad, taking your honeymoon overseas is a...


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7 Valentine’s day wedding ideas

Having you wedding on Valentine’s day just sounds beautiful, doesn’t it? It’s a day of celebrating love for our partners and...


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Are wedding planners worth it?

Great question isn’t it? Weddings can end up costing a fortune and stretch budgets till they burst, strangely enough; most...


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4 winter wedding tips from expert planners

While most couples opt for the traditional summer wedding, there’s something simply pure and special about a wintertime...


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4 reasons to hire a professional wedding photographer

There are a few special occasions in your lifetime that you will want to remember forever. Capturing those moments, the...


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3 ideas for an all-white wedding

One of the most traditional and effective wedding colour themes is white. A white wedding is a stunning theme to behold. Not...


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Grooming the groom
By Ben Rogers On January 17, 2017

Grooming the groom

Even the most rugged, manly man needs a good skincare routine. In today’s modern society, it’s even common to see men get...


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4 tips to make your wedding makeup last all day

Wintertime landscapes are filled with romance and intimacy. When we think of the winter, picturesque scenes come to mind, long...


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10 amazing winter wedding trends for 2017

The romance fills the air as the snowflakes fall down softly all around you. Doesn’t that sound like a picturesque winter...


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Choosing music for your wedding reception

Your wedding reception needs to be as special as your ceremony. It’s where your friends and family come together to celebrate...


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20 Tips for a wonderful winter wedding experience

Winter weddings are wonderful; they have a special theme to them that makes them intimate and unique. Your winter wedding...


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5 Unique wedding venues in Birmingham

Congratulations on your engagement! We wish you nothing but the best life has to offer you. But first, we need to find you the...


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4 Lush wedding florists in Birmingham

Congratulations on your engagement! We are sure you are busy planning your big day and with that planning comes the task of...


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5 ideas to make your winter wedding magical

Winter weddings are magical affairs. Everything about the winter season has a more intimate feel to it. Maybe it’s because of...


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Top 5 wedding destinations that will wow your guests

When it comes to wow factor, nothing beats a wedding abroad. Tropical paradises all over the world are waiting for you to tie...


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5 wedding concierge services in Birmingham

A good wedding concierge service helps you out on your big day. Getting ready for a wedding can be a nerve-wrecking...


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Wedding proposal myths busted
By Ben Rogers On September 28, 2016

Wedding proposal myths busted

‘Will you marry me?’ these words are spoken hundreds of times around the globe each day. With every new engagement, comes a...


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How to plan the perfect wedding BBQ
Congratulations on your engagement! We are sure you are excited to start your new life together as an officially married...
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10 Tips to the perfect wedding Etiquette

When it comes to handling all the affairs around your big day, registries, invitations and the like, it can be a bit...


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Why you should consider the Lake District for your wedding.

When it comes to finding the perfect wedding venue for your big day there are so many options to choose from all across the...


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7 Steps to the perfect British Summer Wedding

When it comes to tying the knot, it comes as no surprise that everyone in the UK prefers a summer wedding. The summertime has...


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How to have a vegetarian wedding and catering for vegan guests

Vegetarian eating isn’t just a choice. For some, it’s part of their religion or culture, while for others, it’s a dietary...


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The Morning of Your Wedding

The morning of your wedding day is the day everything becomes a little too real. Remember when you were a child and wake up on...


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Essentials for every DIY bride

A wedding project is a big task, in fact, most people decide to hire some outside help to ensure the whole project goes...


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Top 10 Tips for the Perfect British Summer Wedding

Summer has traditionally been the favourite time of the year to have a wedding.

With warm weather and the sun shining, all of...


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Planning your wedding in the cloud

Technology is starting to catch up with everything, including weddings. Did you know that cloud-based wedding planning...


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The earcandy guide to UK wedding planners

Wedding planners are the secret weapons of couples everywhere. They look after every aspect of the wedding (with your input,...


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Kick-starting your wedding planning

You’ve just asked your spouse-to-be for their hand in marriage, and you’ve decided on a distant-future wedding on a date that...


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Combining your wedding photography and entertainment

Planning

Planning one’s wedding is a big deal, because it’s a big day. It is a unique moment to share with friends and family...


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Locking in your wedding budget
By Ben Rogers On September 10, 2015

Locking in your wedding budget

You’re getting hitched?

 


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Top 10 tips for taking your wedding dress abroad

If you’re having your wedding overseas, you’ve probably worried about how you’re going to get your wedding dress to your...


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Tags: shipping the dress, professionally packed, De-crease the dress,

Fun wedding Favours
By Ben Rogers On June 22, 2015

Fun wedding Favours

To make sure your wedding day becomes the special and unique day that it is, what better way than to offer your guests...


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Say hello to your own personal wedding planner.

Here at earcandy we love to form collaborations that we feel may benefit our customers in some way, today we have one such...


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Handmade gifts for your wedding

Getting a gift for a wedding takes a lot of reflection until you find the perfect one.  This all depends on your budget, how...


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The Different Types of Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photography can be expensive, and is often the third most pricey wedding day expense, beaten only by food and venue....


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Tags: Photojounarlistic Wedding Photography, Artistic Wedding Photography, Traditional Wedding Photography,

Hot wedding entertainment trends

There is some real excitement emerging from wedding trends in 2015 with a longer reception, more entertainment, guest...


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Pros and Cons of an outdoor wedding

Determining which venue to choose for your wedding and reception is the single most important decision that you will make in...


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Wedding Fireworks: 5 Things to Remember

Personalising your weddings with fireworks is very popular. It isn’t any wonder when you consider that fireworks are a...


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Top 10 Eco Friendly Wedding Ideas

If you are planning a wedding and cringing at the idea of all those disposable decorations and trinkets, consider some more...


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The UK’s Hottest Wedding Trends for 2015

Most women have been dreaming of the perfect wedding day since they were little girls. You likely have an idea of your head of...


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Top 10 Wedding reception songs that you need to avoid

One of the most amusing parts of planning a wedding is creating your playlist for the DJ. As you consider the memories...


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10 Insanely Fun Wedding Ideas
By Ben Rogers On September 17, 2014

10 Insanely Fun Wedding Ideas

You’re getting married and want the wedding to be a fantastic time for everyone. You want it to be more than just your...


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Flowers and Favours
By Ben Rogers On July 2, 2014

Flowers and Favours

Soft, gentle and romantic flowers are perfect for a summer wedding. Peonies, stocks and lillies are in bloom with a strong,...


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Tags: Wedding Advice, vanda orchids, Candles,

Wedding entertainment planning made simple

You have the venue for the ceremony and reception picked out and booked, you have your wedding gown ready to go and your...


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Wedding Customs Cultures Myths Traditions

To the world you are one person But to me, you are the world. ~ Author Unknown ~

 


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Simply the best wedding entertainment ideas

Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken...


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Wedding Bells Ringing
By Ben Rogers On November 6, 2013

Wedding Bells Ringing

Love is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~

The wedding bells...


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The ultimate wedding planning guide

Good plans shape good decisions. That’s why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.

Most people will agree...


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Wedding Entertainment and Band Guide

You have the venue for the ceremony and reception picked out and booked, you have your wedding gown ready to go and your...


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Your guide to a fabulous destination wedding

Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow. ― Anita Desai

 

One of the most important decisions that every happy couple...


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Your wedding day is here…..
By Ben Rogers On February 6, 2013

Your wedding day is here…..

We have the greatest pre-nuptial agreement in the world.  It’s called love. ~Gene Perret

Aside from the bride and groom,...


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Wedding Catering : What you need to know

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations. Oscar Wilde

In the midst of planning your perfect...


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Wedding Party Time!
By Ben Rogers On November 17, 2012

Wedding Party Time!

Going so soon? I wouldn’t hear of it. Why my little party’s just beginning.

Wicked Witch of the West Wizard of Oz

Planning...


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Wedding Photography. Smile. Camera. Action

It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.

Alfred Stieglitz

 

Follow these 9 simple wedding beauty...


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Wedding Theme Inspiration

A little theme inspiration…

 

A fun and popular new tradition with weddings is to create a theme based on a favorite genre of...


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Tags: Red, Decorations, Fantasy,