Cwtchfest April 2017- Our brides

Hello Cwtchers!!

Well here at Cwtch HQ we have been wiped out by one thing and another in our lives and only now are we getting a chance to posting about our fabulous #Cwtchfest2017 that happened at the stunning St Fagans National History Museum in April.

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Cwtch the Bride is run by fabulous ladies who all do this out of love for all things Wedding related and our gorgeous brides.

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Cwtchfest organiser Lindsey and her Cwtchfest rocks Lisa and Liv

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We meet so many of you through our events and we adore how unique each brides story is. and this post is for you.

Cwtchfest 2017 at St Fagans National History Museum allowed us a chance to mingle with many of you and get as excited about your big day as you are and that is why we LOVE what we do.  Today we are reliving the day through the gorgeous images of some of you from the wonderful Owen Mathias Photography.

There will be more Cwtch events from us!  WATCH THIS SPACE!!!

Until then kick back, grab a cuppa and imagine you are back in a sunny field with your besties, drinking cocktails, listening to amazing live bands whilst planning one of the best days of your life- because that’s what Cwtchfest is all about…

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CWTCHFEST ST DAVIDS DAY FLASH SALE


Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus


St. Davids DayHappy St David’s Day to you all!!!

To all those that have chosen to get married on our national day, Hooray! We hope you have an incredible day :)

And to those celebrating wedding anniversaries today, Happy Anniversary!

To all those planning their big days STOP what you are doing!!! We are running a 24 hour FLASH SALE on our Cwtchfest tickets to celebrate.  WHOOOPPP!

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That is a massive 50% off for just 24 hours!!! What are you waiting for?  Just click here

Cwtchfest is our brilliantly amazing wedding festival which is taking place this year on April 9th at St Fagan’s National History Museum- you cannot get more Welsh than this incredible museum. If you want to know more just click here

Did you know that you can also get married in this iconic welsh location?  No?  Well why not contact the team to find out more and come down to meet them on the day?

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#Cwtchfest2017 Spotlight -The Cwtch Workshops

Good morning Cwtchers!

Ahead of our next event on the 9th April 2017 in the stunning St Fagans we have our gorgeous Cwtch Workshops that are entering their third year and forth event by showing you what we got up to in Septembers #Cwtchfest2016 in St Fagans.

Over the weeks we have been trying to explain what makes our events a little different and the Cwtch Workshops are an essential part of this difference.

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

The Dead Canary offering a taster gin masterclass

Set in Stretch event’s beautiful stretch tent, which allows you to feel part of the festival whilst experiencing some fascinating and enjoyable workshops.  Like a Gin masterclass that was offered by Cardiff’s very own secret cocktail bar The Dead Canary– What is there not to LOVE!

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The wonderfully talented Make up by Nicola

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Inspiring hair styles by the lovely Hannah Mlaterm

It also offers you the chance to meet some amazing wedding suppliers and for them to run a half hour workshop in something that we know will help our brides and couples plan their wedding like the fabulous Penny from Pad Deco offering wedding planning inspiration.

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

One of the many questions brides question themselves when looking at costs is could I do flowers myself and Eva from The Flowerhive offers a workshop that allows you to have a hands on experience.   Our Cwtchfest couples have LOVED her floral workshops.

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Inspired? Are you yet to get your tickets?  You will find them here…

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We will be announcing this years line up in the coming weeks keep your eyes peeled!!!

 

Cwtch of the Week: A big St Fagans Cwtchfest Cwtch

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Today’s Cwtch of the week gives us all kind of happy feelings- perfect for a Monday morning!

This is the love we have for all those that do our fabulous wedding festival with us.

At the end of the last Cwtchfest in St Fagans, in what is becoming a bit of a tradition, we grabbed everyone we could for a big mahussive lovely Cwtch to say thank you!

We had a few takes….

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

CWTCHFEST EXHIBITORS

Today we have a little thank you post to the exhibitors from our events that support our lovely blog.   This week we celebrate our 4th Birthday and we have met some amazing people throughout Wales who have incredible businesses and truly LOVE what they do.Cwtchfest-April-2016-Owen-Mathias-Photography-221-500x332Written in Lights

Our next event is on April 9th in the beautiful St Fagans National History Museum and if you are yet to get your tickets you can find them HERE

click here for ticketsWhen we arrange events like #Cwtchfest2017 our main aim was to organise events we would enjoy when we were planning our weddings.

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We want you, our lovely brides and grooms to be, to have an amazing experience where the wedding industry in Wales shows you what they can offer.  Live music, workshops, demos, samples and more in a fun, relaxed and inspiring environment.

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In order to offer a different kind of event we like to attract like minded businesses and offer them support through our lovely blog so they get more than just a stand when they attend our events.

We hope (and so far its worked) that because they get so much from our events and because they are MEGA lovely people they plough their efforts into ensuring you get the most from the day.  We work with 100’s of businesses throughout the year and it is impossible to name them all in one post but from the bottom of our hearts WE LOVE YOU GUYS!

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All images are by our very own honorary Cwtch lad – Owen Mathias Photography

If you are an amazing business and would like to get involved in a Cwtch event email Lindsey at cwtchfest@cwtchthebride.com

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Sweet Peony Floral Design

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Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

And last but not least the lovely Grant from the fabulous Boutique Disco