Weddings Live 2019


It’s going to be the best wedding day. Ever.

Celtic Manor Wedding Show, sponsored by Laings

Returning 10th February 2019

And so the adventure begins... at our sparkling new wedding show!

For inspirational ideas to help plan your perfect day, look no further than our exclusive wedding showcase. Meet our team of wedding wish-makers and a host of hand-picked exhibitors, along with gorgeous catwalk shows, glamorous VIP packages and brilliant bridal beauty.

From vintage chic to gorgeous garden party, luxe glamour to laid-back boho, whatever your style you can enjoy the wedding you’ve always dreamed of with a host of stunning venues that make up the exclusive Celtic Manor Collection.

Come along and meet our team of event specialists, specially selected exhibitors, watch our bridal catwalk shows and live demonstrations, as well as the opportunity to view our beautiful selection of wedding locations.

We hope you can join us and look forward to inspiring you!

Event Details

Sunday 10th February, 10.30am - 4pm

Catwalk Shows - Sponsored by Kuoni

11:30am, 1pm and 2:30pm

Live Demonstrations

Our Beauty Bar will be holding live demonstrations all day to show their Biotec Facials and Eyelash treatments, all designed to make you feel your very best on your wedding day.

Watch the masters at work as Rhys Giles Salon are doing live Wedding Hair demonstrations!

Head to the Caernarfon Suite at 11am and 12.30 for Gin Masterclass, you won't want to miss it! 

vip tickets

Want to be a VIP for the day? Purchase a Premium Ticket online today and enjoy a range of exclusive benefits.

As well as over 40 exhibitors to help plan your perfect day, you will have a guaranteed space at our popular bridal catwalk to inspire you.

Tickets available from £10


  • Fast track entry from our VIP registration desk
  • Goody bag
  • Catwalk pre-booking for either 11.30am, 1pm or 2.30pm shows
  • Complimentary glass of fizz
  • Complimentary tea or coffee and Welsh cake
  • 25% off lunch or afternoon tea reservations
purchase your VIP Tickets here!


Add a little Sparkle is a creative and dynamic team of Weddings & Event Stylists. 

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African Star Tours

Interested in a honeymoon like no other? Then look no further than the unforgettable honeymoon adventures offered by African Star Tours. They specialise in offering unique tours in Southern, East & West Africa designed to suit YOU and your honeymoon dreams.

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Aimée Jay Sax

Aimee Jay is a highly experienced performer. After touring internationally for the past 5 years, she has become a popular addition for weddings and private parties.

Aimee Jay understands how music can hold special memories and will go the extra mile to learn that special song for your big day.

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All About Eve

Newport's longest established Bridal Store, now in their 17th year and coveted members of the respected trade organisation, The Retail Bridalwear Association. Stocking award winning designers such as Mori Lee, Ronald Joyce, Justin Alexander, Sincerity, White Rose, Stella York and Adrianna Pappell, offering amazing choice with over 150 samples to choose from. Also offering the very best selection of Plus size wedding dresses in South Wales. In our Rose Room for curvy brides, enjoy your own private fitting room and choose from over 70 different styles of plus size wedding dress.


Allison Jayne Bridal

Established bridal shop selling wedding dresses and accessories, alongside formal and prom dresses.


All Stretched Out

All Stretched Out are proud to offer the most distinguished and varied fleet of wedding and executive cars in the South West. 

Multi-award winning, family run company that has been operating for over 30 years. All cars are presented immaculately, with a professional and friendly chauffeur and complimentary bubbly.  

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Amanda French Flowers

Cardiff based florist specialising in weddings and events. Floristry has always been a part of Amanda's life and she creates unique and elegant displays with a French flair.



Amanda is a harpist with a difference! Classically trained, she has gone on to perform with Jamie Cullum and Dannii Minogue and is in great demand for recordings, functions and events with style! 

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Aslett & Willatt

Aslett & Willatt was created by designer Jane Davies who has had a lifelong passion for jewellery. Their Cardiff based studio creates a relaxed and fun environment where bespoke handcrafted jewellery and headdresses can be designed for weddings and special occasions.

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Baroque Boutique is a small family-run boutique with a large range of top designers including Ian Stuart, John Charles, Linea Raffaelli, Dress Code, Irresistible, Gill Harvey, Amanda Wakeley, Aideen Bodkin, Carla Ruiz plus a beautiful range of couture millinery by Alison Tod.

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Blue Butterfly Events

Blue Butterfly Events is about more than the details – We are about the vision, the transformation, and most important, we offer an opportunity for the bride and groom, the hosts, and their guests to relax and enjoy the beautiful moments—every one of them.


Blue Lion Band

The Blue Lions are a premium 3-14 piece band specialising in high-energy music for festivals, weddings, corporate events and private functions - at a sensible price. We pride ourselves on having a "cooler-than-average" song list that is never cheesy, and focuses squarely on filling your dance floor. With the Blue Lions you'll get the best musicians in the country, playing your favourite music. Where we play: Mostly in London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Southampton, Manchester, Cambridge, Norwich, Brighton, France and Italy, but we travel around the world.


Bryn Awel Creative Cakes

Bryn Awel Creative Cakes is a family run business by mother and son team, Beverley and Twm. 

Beverley has been baking and decorating wedding cakes for nearly 30 years and loves to help make your big day extra special. With son Twm helping out from a young age he has become more and more involved with the business and now bakes and decorates cakes in addition to designing and manufacturing his own bespoke range of cake stands exclusively for the business. 

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Calon Lân Cakes

Here at Calon Lân Cakes, we freshly bake the most delicious Welshcakes and Bara Brith. Made to order and using only the finest ingredients, we use traditional baking methods to bring you the best, homemade, artisan Welsh products.
We supply our lovely Welshcakes and Bara Brith for all types of occasion, including weddings and corporate events, whilst still maintaining that home cooked feel. We specialise in Welshcake Wedding Cakes and also supply a stunning Welshcake Tower. Our beautiful Welshcake & Bara Brith wedding favours available in a large range of packaging styles, to suit any theme.

We also offer a variety of gift options & are constantly adding new products & ideas to our range.


Catherine Gray Flowers

A studio based Monmouthshire florist. We have an obsessive love of seasonal flowers and create distinctive modern arrangements, inspired by nature.


Clifton Dental Studio

Clifton Dental Studio is the only practice in the country offering the services of both a BACD accredited dentist and dental technician on site for the very best results and for your convenience.

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Devoli Cakes

In the picturesque village of Caerphilly nestled within the rolling Welsh countryside, DeVoli Cakes offers their clients a truly unique experience when it comes to designing that special occasion cake.

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Rhossili Gallery is set in the heart of Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is also the home of

We are an experienced family jewellery business of over five generations, manufacturing precious jewellery and specialise in the crafting of bridal, diamond and gem set jewellery, producing one of the largest selections of wedding rings in the UK.

As designers and manufacturers of our rings, why not select and buy your rings from our handmade collection, which are created and produced in Wales? As specialist jewellers manufacturing in all silver, gold, palladium and platinum, all our jewellery is reassuringly hallmarked in the UK

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Double Take Photography

Double Take Wedding Photography is run by Paul Fears and Jo Davies. They have over 25 years photographic experience between them and have been photographing weddings for the past 9 years. They feel that every wedding is unique and aim to capture that uniqueness, along with the essence and the story of your most special day.


Do You Believe?

Do You Believe? is a Bridal Boutique that provide a luxurious experience appealing to the senses - visual, touch, sound and aroma - hopefully stepping into a magical wonderland of wedding dresses and all the bridal accessories you could wish for - wings; wands coronets; tiaras and bespoke if needed, everything with an enchanted theme.


Dyfed Menswear

Dyfed Menswear is a multi award winning family run company dedicated to bringing the latest cutting edge suit styles and up to the minute accessories to compliment your wedding theme be it vintage, traditional or contemporary.


Event Prop Shop

Themed Event Prop Hire Company for Events & Parties.

Event theming provider of  beautiful themed props and accessories, available to hire for themed parties, events, conferences, exhibitions & weddings. 

Themed Prop Hire Packages for Events in London, Cardiff and throughout the UK.


Funky Fountains

The Chocolate Fountain Company serving South Wales and the South West including Swansea, Cardiff, Newport and Bristol.

As a professional catering company, we've had 20 years experience in the catering trade, so you know you're in safe hands. We want your function to run as smoothly as our chocolate!


Gregg Caricatures

It doesn’t get any bigger than your ‘Big Day’ does it? So why not add a real live spark to your Wedding Day? Gregg specialises in entertaining you and your guests with live on the spot caricature drawing at your wedding event, and each guest that is drawn will have a personal memento of the day to take home with them, and a good laugh to boot.

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Honeybunch Cake Company 

Our passion is beautiful wedding cakes, happy Bride and Grooms, and the challenge to continue to learn and develop their skills to help people achieve a cake which really says something about them on their special day!

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We are situated in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.Catering to all of Wales with our traditional 1930’s style Pashley Ice Cream Tricycle.

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Imagine That Studios

Welsh Wedding Photographers Of The Year 2017/18 & 2014/18

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I Vow Wedding Planners

iVOW - The Wedding Planner App that gives you a one screen view of your wedding so that you can see at a glance where you are with the planning and what you needs your attention. iVOW can help you with planning, budgeting, inspiration & organising everything you need for your big day.

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A Bagpiper guaranteed to add musical excitement to any event with the combination of traditional highland dress and a wide and varied repertoire of bagpipe tunes to suit all occasions.

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Kuoni at John Lewis

Time is precious, so every holiday should count. From an overwater villa in the Maldives to exploring Sri Lanka with your own car and driver, Kuoni Travel is here to make your ideas a reality.

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Laings is a prestigious family-run jewellers with over 177 years’ experience in the industry. Established in 1840 we are now one of the largest independent jewellery businesses operating seven stores across the UK. In an industry where heritage and reputation count for so much, the long established name of Laings is now a byword for high quality jewellery, luxury watches and exceptional customer service.


Laura May Bridal

Here at Laura May Bridal, we only select the best dresses from the world's finest designers.


La Vida Travel

For all of your Holiday Dreams....

Lovey Dovey UK

Providing beautiful white dove release services throughout South Wales and beyond since 2007.

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Chauffeur driven Bentley Flying Spur, Mercedes Limousine and Mercedes Benz for your wedding day.

Every bride deserves to arrive for their special day in style and luxury.  A prestigious and luxurious wedding car is an essential part of your wedding.

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Newport Orthodontic Centre

Newport Orthodontic Centre was established over 30 years ago on Clytha Park road and has been providing specialist care to the city of Newport and South Wales ever since.

We are proud to be one of only a handful of practices dedicated to straightening teeth in South Wales.

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One Bridal

The beginning of every bride’s journey starts with her wedding dress. ONE1 Bridal’s vision is to ensure every bride feels at her most beautiful and special, not only on her wedding day but whilst choosing the most important gown she will ever own.

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Pains Fireworks

Pains is the largest and most historic professional fireworks and special effects company in the UK, delivering spectacular displays and picture perfect special effects at high profile events such as The Commonwealth Games, The Olympic Athletes Parade at Buckingham Palace, England Cricket’s Ashes winning celebrations, The Cowes Regatta, The 150th Anniversary of the Clifton Suspension Bridge and many many more.

We’re proud of the care, creativity and attention to detail that goes into every display we perform. Throughout the year we produce numerous displays for weddings, celebrations and corporate events up and down the country and provide annual November displays for many clubs, schools and local authorities. Our repertoire of indoor and outdoor effects combined with our experience and creativity enable us to enhance festivals, fairs and concerts with a variety of different products.

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We are based in Cardiff and specialise in creating luxury and bespoke wedding stationery that is designed specifically for you and your fiancé.

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PERFECTION Bridal Cardiff

We are a dedicated wedding specialist with a team of professional bridal consultants who are committed to ensuring that you receive a warm welcome and our utmost attention.  My team and I work tirelessly to ensure that our customers leave us happy and it helps explains the great feedback we receive.


Phil Harris Wedding Photographer

Phil Harris is a Wedding Photographer based in South Wales. He is a young and enthusiastic photographer who puts emphasis on capturing natural moments of your wedding day as it unfolds.  Make sure you swing by his stall to check out his amazing photographs.


Rhys Giles Hairdressing

At Rhys Giles Hairdressing and Beauty we have a policy of continuous improvement. We will endlessly focus on your needs as we create and deliver the image that you most desire, as our client you will not only feel that you are getting something special but that it is individually catered to your requirements.

Ultimately, it’s your hair, your style mixed with our teams’ knowledge and passion!



Ruckleys have the outfits to make your bridesmaids, flower girls, and page boys look like a dream.  When it comes to helping your family look a million dollars, the friendly team at Ruckleys is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure you get exactly what you need.  If you need alterations or to source a specific outfit, we can help. Ask about our colour matching service, too.  You’ll receive the highest levels of service and excellent quality formal wear for your big day.  You’ll get all that at special prices! We provide you with the best quality at half the price of big city centre stores.

We have:
Bridesmaid’s dresses
Flower girl dresses
Page boy outfits
Wedding wear accessories including cummerbunds, bow ties, bows, shoes and hair bands

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Shelley Daniel Photography

Shelley Daniel Photography offers affordable and complete wedding photography packages with a USB and album included from £795. Shelley Daniel loves weddings and capturing all those special moments to look back on in years to come.

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At Slaters Menswear we pride ourselves on being the leading name in suits, formal hire and men’s shoes online. Our great range of colours, styles and sizes ensure you have the items you need just a click away. Like what you see but not sure on size? Then why not take advantage of our free alterations on all men’s suits purchased online in any of one of our 25 stores.

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Smooch Rings

A few Smooch-wannabes have cropped up over the years – the sincerest form of flattery. But Smooch is still the best:

  • The best coverage around the country (we’re certain there’ll be an Adviser in your area to visit you)
  • The best selection of rings
  • The most flexible options for customising those rings
  • The fairest, most transparent prices
  • The best guarantee – a Lifetime Guarantee – with all rings
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South Wales Vintage Wallflower

South Wales Vintage Wallflower offer a fabulous Flower Wall or Wisteria Archway to hire for all those special moments in our lives. The best quality products to give your event that 'WOW' factor for any occasion.

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Stephanie Allin Couture

Designer wedding dresses proudly made in the UK, Stephanie Allin is one of the UK's foremost award winning bridal designers. 


Sugar Box Clinic

We are proud of our calm and educational environment that we have built in our new clinic in Risca. During our renovation, we knew we had to bring a retail section into the clinic and educate our clients further in terms of skin care and overall health. So you’ll find we are stockists of the ELEMIS and Neostrata brands and have a fruit bowl and water for clients to help themselves. Working with Beauty Therapists has made me appreciate even further the need to look after our clients from a mental wellbeing perspective as well as the external visible treatments.


Taliesin String Quartet

Taliesin Strings perform as a string quartet or string trio bringing together some of the finest musicians working in the UK to provide the perfect soundtrack for your special occasion.

Taliesin Strings love weddings and in recognition of their work as wedding specialists, the quartet has been awarded Best Entertainment in Wales by the Welsh National Wedding Awards for the past several years.

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The Brotherhood

"The very best wedding bands South Wales has to offer: from a duet during the ceremony, a jazz trio after your ceremony reception, or for your post-wedding breakfast one of our live bands with disco for hours of dance-floor filling entertainment, our bands will have your guests talking about the night for years afterwards."

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If you are looking for a first-class dentist in Cardiff, then The Parade Specialist Dental Centre are ready to welcome you to our modern and relaxing practice.

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The String Quartet Company

The String Quartet Company, is made up of professional musicians with many years experience in all aspects of musical life - particularly string quartets. We have current and former players of Welsh National Opera and BBC National Orchestra of Wales in our quartet, we feature specially invited guest musicians and we support young talent. Our administration staff have accomplished 20 years of expertise, organising live music for all kinds of events - particularly weddings.

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The Wedding Pianists

We have a wealth of Corporate Event, Wedding Party and Gig scene experience. Our musicians actively and regularly make appearances on the jazz scene and other functions, such as session, gig and festival events through a wide genre of music styles.


The Welsh Cheese Company

The Welsh Cheese Company aim to showcase for some of the best artisan cheese makers in the country. They offer unique and regional cheese wedding cakes.

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Vantage Point Events

Vantage Point Events provide a mobile bar service from a choice of four converted vehicles. They have three of the iconic Citroën H Vans and a smaller Citroën 2CV Van.

Whether you need a full bar service, welcome drinks or a Prosecco bar for a few hours then we can help! We can build a package to suit you and we pride ourselves in creating that WOW factor! Crucially we can be a bolt on to packages provided by your wedding venue (e.g. Prosecco Van) and we are perfect if your wedding is on private land (e.g. Marquee wedding)

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Veer Events

Founded by the Luther family over 30 years ago, Veer Events is the UK’s most innovative Asian Gourmet Caterer.  Providing a rich, bespoke experience in the catering and events industry. Veer Events selects only the finest ingredients, the freshest of products and utilises the services of an award winning chef to create our signature dishes and ensure that only the best is served at your table.

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Virgin Holidays

We take pride in our customer service and we aim to make your holiday experience with us the best you've ever had. 

We've been arranging holidays since 1985 and are the largest, most successful transatlantic tour operator, and market leader for travel to the USA and the Caribbean.

As well as USA and Caribbean we offer holidays to Canada, the Far EastSouth Africa, the Middle EastIndian OceanMauritius, plus a well-established ski programme, so we can find your ideal destination.

We're passionate about creating the best holidays in the whole wide world and going that extra mile to make sure you get exactly what you want, the way you want it.


Wedding Bell {Pretty Little Stationery}

We're a husband & wife team who love creating floral, bright, vintage & quirky designs to match the couple!

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Wedding Mustang

Wedding Mustang specialise in vehicle hire for weddings. We are a family run business based in South Wales.


With Love KB

A recognised celebrant, Kathryn is on hand to help you create your dream bespoke ceremony - breath-taking and delightful, cute or conventional, contemporary or crazy!



At Wow we want events to be amazing, we are experts at providing the ingredients that make your event one to remember.

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Exhibiting at Wedding Show 2019

Our exclusive annual Wedding Show provides a unique opportunity to meet our team of event specialists and specially selected exhibitors.

Following a successful Wedding Show in 2018, with over 60 exhibitors covering all aspects of wedding planning and preparation and catwalk shows demonstrating the finest in bridal, formal menswear, bridesmaids and mother of the bride outfits, we would be delighted to hear from you if you would like to exhibit in 2019.

If you're interested in exhibiting at the Celtic Manor Wedding Show, please complete our booking form and a member of the team will be in touch. 

Amazing Exhibitor Offers!

Book your stand now with no need to pay until 31st January 2019, plus receive two complimentary leisure passes for Forum Health Club

Refer another fabulous supplier and receive a dinner for two 

Refer 2 suppliers and receive a dinner for four 

Refer 3 suppliers and receive an overnight stay with dinner for two people

Email Gemma Smith via to book your stand now

Terms and conditions apply. Incentives redeemable when contract is returned, total payment is received and after the Wedding Show date. Dinner is available in any resort restaurant, excluding Steak on Six. Offers valid until 30th June 2019.

Exhibitor Information

The Celtic Manor Resort Wedding Show is designed to give each visitor a full wedding experience by introducing a wide variety of exhibitors, demonstrations and fashion shows, giving them ideas and inspiration so that they can create and personalise their perfect wedding.

The event is promoted extensively throughout South Wales using Celtic Manor’s broad advertising and PR channels, including social media. Each exhibitor will have their company logo, a photograph and written details (50 words) included in the Wedding Fayre Guide which is handed out to each visitor on arrival.


What our exhibitors said about our Wedding Fayre...

"I thoroughly enjoyed the Celtic Manor wedding fayre this year! It was a huge success, extremely well organised, the team at Celtic Manor were extremely helpful and on the day, it was such a pleasure to meet so many wonderful brides and grooms who were excited to start planning their big day."
The Vale Cake Boutique

"The fayre was the perfect setting to show our services, and we are delighted with the results."
Mark Nicholls Photography

"Celtic Manor's Wedding Fayre is definitely the place to be for suppliers. The event is well publicised and brides travel great distances due to the exceptionally high calibre of suppliers.

The couples are there to book and are generally seriously looking for ideas and actual suppliers for their big day. This year was no exception and I managed to convert many leads into bookings. What more can you ask for from a fayre?"
Amanda Whiting, Harpist

The Celtic Manor Resort do not accept any responsibility for any of the companies exhibiting at the wedding show When selecting a wedding supplier it is the responsibility of the individual to fully check the credentials of the company. The Celtic Manor Resort will not be held liable for any breach of contract or any and all liabilities of a company’s trading. 

Wedding Show Sponsor

Our exclusive annual Wedding Show is sponsored by Laings The Jeweller. 


Established in 1840 and as Scotland’s oldest family jeweller, Laings is a destination for those in search of special treasures to celebrate the landmark moments of life. From exquisite engagement rings to sparkling jewellery and luxury watches, a precious item from Laings will be cherished for generations. 

At the Weddings Live show, Laings will be offering the chance to win two wedding rings worth up to £1,200

Our Wedding Show Stage is sponsored by Kuoni.


Kuoni holidays don't come off the shelf. We prefer to listen, tailor-making a holiday that's right for you. We offer over 90 destinations, can create bespoke itineraries, our own small group tours and we hand-pick each hotel to ensure you get the very best holiday.

Sign up for a John Lewis Gift List on the day of the Weddings Live show for a chance to win a 'Bride to Be' hamper, courtesy of Kuoni!

Win a Wedding worth £6,500


Speak with a Celtic Manor Wedding Coordinator at our Weddings Live 2019 show on the 10th of February 2019 and if you make a new wedding enquiry resulting in a quotation and space being reserved, you will be entered into our competition.

The lucky winner will win a beautiful wedding package worth £6,500!

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