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QHotels: The Great British Wedding

THE GREAT BRITISH Wedding Whether you want to be inspired, or go against the grain, take a peek at what other couples did on their BIG DAY... Brides SPENT... 14.5 ONE P MONTHS £750 PLANNING their big day on average on their WEDDING POUN DRESS... The average WEDDING RECEPTION cost 華 £8,650 51% GOT MARRIED IN SUMMER on average Half of couples we surveyed tied the knot in the SUMMER (51%), 21% IN SPRING * TE AND 20% IN AUTUMN. Less than 1 IN 10 (8%) braved the chill by choosing a WINTER WEDDING. 33% WED IN A REGISTRY OFFICE A third of couples had their wedding ceremony in a REGISTRY OFFICE (33%) while over a quarter had it in a CHURCH (26%). HOTELS hosted 17% of ceremonies and 14% said 1 do' on the BEACH. 30% HELD THEIR Crewe Hall, Cheshire RECEPTION IN A HOTEL 30% of couples had their reception in a HOTEL, 16% chose their LOCAL PUB. A MANOR HOUSE was the setting of choice for 14% while other venues included a CONVERTED BARN (9%), A GOLF CLUB (3%) and the couple's OWN НОМЕ (2%). 15% Dunston Hall, Norfolk CREATED A VINTAGE- INSPIRED DAY A third (34%) of couples went for a TRADITIONAL THEME, 29% chose 'MODERN' and 15% created a vintage-inspired day. THE GREAT GATSBY set the scene for 7% of couples. On the BIG DAY.. 64 RACIA WAS THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF GUESTS INVITED.... 2 GROOMSMEN & BRIDESMAIDS WERE CHOSEN Image courtesy of Coast 39% OPTED FOR A 3 COURSE ROAST DINNER 1. THREE-COURSE ROAST DINNER (39%) 2. 'HELP YOURSELF BUFFET' (32%) 3. SET MENU (16%) 4. CURRY BUFFET (15%) 5. PASTIES (9%) 6. HOG ROAST (6%) 83% HAD A FIRST DANCE PARLOPHONE Most popular First Dance songs 1. Truly, Madly Deeply - Savage Garden 2. Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls 3. I'm Yours - Jason Mraz 4. Amazed - Lonestar 5. Only Love - Ben Howard 3% Over half of couples hired a PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER (52%) for the day. 22% chose a PHOTOGRAPHER ANDA VIDEOGRAPHER. 19% ASKED GUESTS TO TAKE THEIR OWN PICTURES and share them afterwards. 3% set up a WEDDING HASH-TAG for guests to use when CREATED A #HASH-TAG FOR posting on social media. THEIR EVENT SOURCES QlOTELS Data gathered by OnePoll on behalf of QHotels. 'Total sample size was 1,500 adults married in the last five years. Fieldwork was undertaken between 10th July 2014 and the 17th July 2014. The survey was carried out online. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all UK adults (aged 18+)

QHotels: The Great British Wedding

shared by malilewis on Jul 27
Data gathered by OnePoll on behalf of QHotels.*Total sample size was 1,500 adults married in the last five years. Fieldwork was undertaken between 10th July, 2014 - 17th July, 2014. The survey was ca...


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