Here are a few tips to consider when planning your big day.
Plan for rain
We do live in Britain after all, so there is, unfortunately, a fair chance that the sun won’t shine for your big day. Avoid disappointment by planning for wet weather – that way if the worst doesn’t happen then that’s a big bonus. You won’t be worrying about drizzle or heavy showers ruining the day if you’re actually expecting them.
The photo opportunity
Have you ever looked at any wedding photos that were taken during rainy weather? If so, you may have noticed that the soft light can create a really romantic, misty-eyed atmosphere that simply wouldn’t be possible when the sun is shining. Props such as big clear or colour co-ordinated umbrellas can also be used to great effect. You could even emblazon the names of the bridal party on some umbrellas, which would double up as great gifts. Furthermore, your photographer might even prefer taking pictures during inclement weather.
Hire that marquee
If you’re set on an outdoor wedding, make sure your chosen venue can cope with a rainy wedding day. Rent a tent in the form of a spacious and stylish marquee, or ask if the venue already has any covered open-air spaces that will accommodate you and your guests.
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