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April 2021

What are the new rules for weddings in England?

By |2021-04-15T12:12:03+01:00April 12th, 2021|Blog|

Weddings are making a gradual return, as the government takes the first step of its lockdown easing roadmap. As from 29 March, wedding ceremonies with up to six people in attendance can now take place in England, without the need for exceptional circumstances. A small celebratory gathering can be held outside for no more than [...]

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March 2021

Time to plan your gorgeous barn wedding for autumn 2021

By |2021-03-18T13:54:47+00:00March 18th, 2021|Blog|

As the government aims to lift all social restrictions in England by late June, couples flock to book their romantic autumn wedding. After a year of disappointments and setbacks for many couples, we were delighted to see hope for 2021 weddings in the government’s roadmap for our release from Covid-19 lockdown. Coltsford Mill is the [...]

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What does the Covid-19 roadmap mean for weddings in England?

By |2021-03-10T11:17:36+00:00March 10th, 2021|Blog|

The release of the government’s proposed route out of lockdown has offered new hope for wedding celebrations this year. When the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, unveiled the lockdown roadmap for England – the process by which we will be gradually freed from Covid-19 safety restrictions – engaged couples and wedding businesses had cause to feel optimistic [...]

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February 2021

Social distancing – what does it mean for my wedding?

By |2021-02-16T10:59:16+00:00February 16th, 2021|Blog|

As the country waits to hear about the government’s roadmap for easing Covid-19 restrictions, many couples are wondering what social distancing measures will mean for their wedding. Some experts suggest that even when restrictions begin to ease, we are still likely to see a requirement for social distancing at weddings for some time. These measures [...]

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Propose with confidence this Valentine’s Day

By |2021-02-10T10:35:25+00:00February 10th, 2021|Blog|

Renowned as the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day is the second most popular time to pop the question. But given the current uncertainty around weddings in a pandemic, you may be feeling unsure about whether it’s worth getting engaged right now. At Coltsford Mill, we want to see this wonderful tradition continue [...]

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January 2021

Has your wedding been affected by lockdown?

By |2021-01-25T07:04:50+00:00January 25th, 2021|Blog|

If your big day has fallen victim to the latest lockdown, don’t despair – with a little flexibility, your wedding can still go ahead in 2021. The news that England was heading into a third national lockdown was incredibly disappointing for those planning to marry this winter. Although the Covid-19 vaccination programme is a really [...]

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Can you plan a wedding while in lockdown? Absolutely!

By |2021-01-14T13:09:31+00:00January 14th, 2021|Blog|

Christmas is the most popular time of the year for engagements so, to all those newly betrothed couples out there, congratulations! Heading straight into lockdown might not seem like the best start for your wedding planning journey. But don’t let the pandemic steal any of the joy of this magical experience. You can plan your [...]

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December 2020

No tears over Tier 2 rules with Coltsford Mill’s micro-wedding packages

By |2020-12-17T10:39:11+00:00December 17th, 2020|Blog|

Following the welcome news that the first Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use in the UK, hope is rising for a more ‘normal’ wedding season in 2021. However, for the time being, we are still working with the tiered system of restrictions in England and the impact of those rules on weddings across the [...]

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How to plan the perfect Christmas proposal

By |2020-12-11T12:16:19+00:00December 11th, 2020|Blog|

After an extraordinarily stressful and difficult year, you may be planning to end 2020 on a positive note by proposing to your partner at Christmas. Your Christmas Day proposal should be a truly romantic experience that they’ll never forget – for all the right reasons. So, here are our top tips for winning their heart [...]

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November 2020

Firework finale makes your wedding go with a bang

By |2020-11-20T06:29:01+00:00November 20th, 2020|Blog|

When it comes to wedding celebrations, nothing adds the ‘wow factor’ like a spectacular firework display. With November being the month of Bonfire Night and fireworks, you may have been inspired to add a little explosive drama to your wedding day. Countless celebrities have rounded off their big day with an even bigger display of [...]

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