Sunday 2nd April
For oodles of inspiration, ingenious ideas, bountiful bargains and lots of fun, bring your friends and family along to the wonderful wedding marketplace: Bridal Bazaar featuring Bridal Boot Sale, by event and communications agency What Peggy Did Next.
Houghton Lodge will host the popular Bridal Bazaar featuring Bridal Boot Sale on Sunday 2nd April and provide brides the opportunity to see behind doors of the 18th century Cottage Orné. See beautiful ceremony rooms featuring hand painted silk wallpaper, domed ceiling, elegant mirrors, Trompe L’Oeil and French windows opening directly to the estate’s landscaped lawn, gardens and river Test – hailed ‘The Most Romantic River in England’. Houghton Lodge will feature in spring issues of National Weddings Magazine, Real Life Weddings, Guides for Brides and Hampshire Life.
The event is sponsored by Emerald Marquees, Alive Network – the UK’s largest live entertainment booking agency – and London-based The Meringue Girls. There will be a menu of live music, tasty treats, some of the UK’s best suppliers, workshops and a lovely flock of newlyweds selling their preloved wares! Expect to see photographer Angela Ward-Brown, up-and-coming Hampshire talent Laura Smith Flowers, hair and make-up artist Farida Ghwedar and Exquisite Bridal Couture (who will host a designer wedding dress sample sale), The Feather Balloon Company and awesome kid’s entertainment offering The Little Top, plus lots, lots more.
The event takes place on Sunday 2nd April 2017 from 11.30am to 2.30pm. Admission is £2 for entry to the Bridal Bazaar and Bridal Boot Sale.
For couples wishing to view inside Houghton Lodge and the ceremony rooms is by appointment only. Tickets can be pre-booked at a cost of £5.00 per person to include access to the gardens. Children are not permitted inside the main house unless they are baby in arms.
Visitors to the Bridal Bazaar and Bridal Boot Sale also have the opportunity to visit the gardens at a reduced rate of £5.00, children over 3 years old £3.00. All children under 3 have free access to the gardens.