Top UK Wedding Shows in 2024

Published: 23rd January 2024

Wedding show season is upon us! If you’re in search of some inspiration for your big day, these shows are the perfect destination to get some ideas, but with so many to choose from how do you decide which ones to go to? We’ve got a few of our favourites right here.

These events are THE place to be if you are looking for ideas for your special day, not to mention you can pick up some great deals at the events too. From catwalk shows to sweet carts, wedding coach hire to dream honeymoon destinations, wedding fayres have it all and admission is usually free as well!

The National Wedding Show

  • NEC Birmingham: 1st - 3rd March 2024
  • ExCeL London: 23rd - 24th March 2024

This national event boasts thousands of suppliers and hosts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year! You’ll come across so many ideas and potentially find everything you need for your big day here. Each show has over 200 suppliers exhibiting, where you will have the chance to watch some showstopping catwalks, take part in free creative classes and enter some amazing competitions! 

The Wedding Experience (Kent)

  • Kent Event Centre, Detling, 28th January, 28th April and 27th October 2024

Based at The Kent Showground, this show is the largest in the South of England. Every year the event brings over 200 exhibitors from around Kent, all of whom can offer you something truly unique for your special celebration. Upon arrival, you will receive a superb goody bag filled with inspirational leaflets, magazines and beauty product gifts.

PMN Wedding Fayres (South Coast)

  • New Place, 11th February, 7th July, 3rd November 2024
  • Old Thorns Manor Hotel, 18th February, 27th October 2024
  • Portsmouth Marriott, 3rd March 2024
  • Botleigh Grange Hotel & Spa, 17th March 2024
  • Norton Park, 24th March 2024
  • Hilton at The Ageas Bowl, 28th April 2024
  • St Mary’s Stadium, 12th May 2024
  • Fontwell Park, 19th May 2024

If you’re planning to get married around the South Coast of the UK, PMN Wedding Fayres will be the top place for inspiration for your big day, as they have been hosting fayres since 2008. 

There are 24 shows in the annual calendar, at various locations that PMN consider to be some of the best wedding venues in the South. At the shows, there is a fantastic choice of suppliers and businesses to talk to, providing newly engaged couples with as much information, samples, giveaways and materials as possible.

The Suffolk Wedding Show

  • Venue 16 Ipswich, 17th March 2024

A brand new venue for 2024, brought to you by Suffolk Events, this is one of the largest wedding shows in the Ipswich area. More than 50 local suppliers including bridal dresses, menswear, caterers, florists, photographers, coach hire and minibus hire, entertainment and much more will be showcased within the stunning Wherstead Park.

Gay Wedding Show

  • Malmaison Manchester, 22nd September 2024
  • Langstone Quay Resort Portsmouth, 29th September 2024

The UK’s official and national Gay Wedding Show celebrates 21 years in 2024, helping same-sex and open-minded couples plan their special day. Prepare to meet some of the finest and most vibrant suppliers from bridal to wedding transport, DJs to photographers; you’ll leave with so many new ideas, you’ll want to have them all!

The UK Wedding Event (Yorkshire)

  • Ripon Cathedral, 10th February 2024
  • Allerton Castle, 18th February 2024
  • York Racecourse, 17th March 2024
  • Bolton Castle, 7th April 2024
  • The Principal York, 14th April 2024
  • The Parsonage Hotel & Spa, 5th May 2024
  • The Grand York, 26th May 2024
  • Hillsborough Stadium, 16th June 2024
  • York Pavilion Hotel, 30th June 2024
  • Thorpe Park Hotel, 7th July 2024
  • Delta Hotels by York Marriott, 1st September 2024
  • The Principal York, 15th September 2024
  • Elland Road, 22nd September 2024
  • Allerton Castle, 29th September 2024
  • Oulton Hall, 6th October 2024
  • York Racecourse, 20th October 2024
  • Parsonage Hotel York, 1st December 2024
  • The Grand York, 8th December 2024

The UK Wedding Event hosts some of the biggest wedding fayres in Yorkshire, their flagship show brings over 100 suppliers together in one room. In addition to these large-scale shows, they also exhibit at a number of leading hotels and venues, organising more intimate fayres across Yorkshire.

Have you thought about transport for your big day?

We know that weddings can be stressful and there's so much that goes into your big day, from choosing a venue and finding your dream dress to planning your hen/stag dos and making favours. One of the biggest worries is making sure all your guests get to the wedding on time and you don't want to be giving directions as you're about to walk down the aisle.

We’re here to give you a bit of a head start with wedding travel before you’re overwhelmed by all the other ideas gathered from the shows. Whether you need minibus hire for your bridal party of 10 or coach hire for the whole reception of 300, we can provide the perfect solution, including everything from our luxury VIP coaches to vintage buses.

We've transported thousands of guests all over the country to their loved ones' big day and have all the experience in executive wedding travel, helping to take the stress away from this very special celebration.

Why not get in touch with the team today for more details on wedding coach hire at 03301 358 469 or Alternatively, you can get a quote through our website!


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