Wedding Fairs

Here's our full list of Wedding Fairs that are taking place throughout the Lancashire, Manchester and North West region...You don't need a ticket to attend our shows but you can pre-register before the day for speed using the 'FAST-TRACK' buttons.

Entry is free*, and all brides receive a free goody bag and a free copy of the latest 200-page Little White Books Wedding Magazine. Not booked your venue yet? Make sure you pick up your FREE copy of our brand new Great Northern Wedding Venues magazine, too!

*Please note, the Great Northern Wedding Show, Mitton Hall and Eaves Hall Weekend Wedding Show are only free entry upon pre-registration, otherwise a £2 per person entry fee is applied on the door on the day.

For a list of Open Days and Special Events, visit our 'What's On' page here 

Weekend Wedding Spectacular at Eaves Hall

Eaves Hall Lane, West Bradford,
Clitheroe, Lancashire. BB7 3JG
Saturday 13th January 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm

With Big Chief Tipis.

To pre-register for free entry for SUNDAY 14th Jan just click here

Surrounded by 13 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland, and set amidst the spectacular Ribble Valley countryside, Eaves Hall has a picture perfect setting.

With a new contemporary country house presentation, Eaves Hall is now one of the finest exclusive wedding venues in the North West.

Our wedding fair takes place within four giant teepees on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th January whilst Eaves Hall itself is dressed to impress! Free entry is guaranteed when you pre-register before 9pm Friday 12th January 2018 otherwise it's just £2 per person on the day. Tickets are not required for this event.

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Weekend Wedding Spectacular at Eaves Hall

Eaves Hall Lane, West Bradford,
Clitheroe, Lancashire. BB7 3JG
Sunday 14th January 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm

With Big Chief Tipis.

To pre-register for free entry for SATURDAY 13th Jan click here 

Surrounded by 13 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland, and set amidst the spectacular Ribble Valley countryside, Eaves Hall has a picture perfect setting.

With a new contemporary country house presentation, Eaves Hall is now one of the finest exclusive wedding venues in the North West.

Our wedding fair takes place within four giant teepees on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th January whilst Eaves Hall itself is dressed to impress! Free entry is guaranteed when you pre-register before 9pm Friday 12th January 2018 otherwise it's just £2 per person on the day. Tickets are not required for this event.

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Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa

Chorley Road, Standish,
Lancashire WN1 2XN
Sunday 21st January 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

With immaculate landscaped gardens and lakes, the Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa provides the perfect backdrop for wedding ceremonies, receptions and photographs. Back in the Victorian era, Kilhey Court was built as a wedding gift by a husband to his new bride. Its stunning wedding suites can cater for both intimate weddings and lavish affairs for up to 350.

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Haydock Park Racecourse

Newton-le-Willows
Merseyside WA12 0HQ
Sunday 28th January 2018
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Two Catwalk Shows.

Set in 127 acres of beautiful parkland, Haydock Park Racecourse is a unique venue for the most romantic of occasions – your wedding day! Whether you’re planning a small intimate wedding reception or a larger, more elaborate affair, their team of wedding experts will make sure you have the perfect day to remember. Conveniently situated at equal distances from both Manchester and Liverpool in a setting of woodland and tree-lined avenues this venue offers everything you could need for a spectacular, unforgettable wedding experience for you and your guests. 

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Stables at the Bolholt

BEST WESTERN Bolholt Hotel Complex,
Walshaw Road, Bury, Lancashire BL8 1PU
Sunday 4th February 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show

Let your imagination run wild when planning your wedding at the Stables; a romantic location set in its own private grounds with surrounding views of the 50 acres of lakes, parkland and picturesque gardens and a venue that will provide the most unforgettable party you will ever host. With a choice of magnificent wedding suites each licensed for civil ceremonies and all opening onto the stunning grounds, creating the ideal setting for your most perfect day.

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Bolton School

Chorley New Road, Bolton,
Lancashire BL1 4PA
Sunday 11th February 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

Bolton School is a grade II listing building providing an awe-inspiring ambiance for any wedding ceremony and is an Exclusive Use wedding venue. This sought-after venue boasts many beautiful and traditional features and is used frequently for TV settings. Our wedding fair takes place in the Main Hall in the Arts Centre.

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Towneley Hall

Towneley Park, Burnley,
Lancashire BB11 3RQ
Sunday 18th February 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

Without doubt Towneley Hall provides the perfect romantic location for a truly amazing wedding day. Our wedding fair takes place within the historic splendour of Towneley Hall’s period rooms complete with elegant furnishings and Old Master paintings all within a wonderfully peaceful setting.

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Mercure Haydock

Penny Lane, Haydock,
Merseyside WA11 9SG
Sunday 18th February 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

Surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens, The Mercure Haydock Hotel (formerly the Thistle) is a Georgian mansion-style building and a luxury 4-star hotel. Our wedding fair takes place within the venue’s large Marquee which is designed around a manicured central courtyard. The Mercure Haydock can cater for all forms of ceremonies and weddings from the intimate to the extravagant and as such is a very popular & versatile wedding venue.

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Ashfield House

Ashfield Park Drive, Standish,
Wigan, Lancashire WN6 0EQ
Sunday 25th February 2018
12:00pm to 4:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

Ashfield House is an Exclusive Use Country House Hotel set within beautiful landscaped grounds. The original Victorian features of the hotel such as the sweeping staircase, ornate columns and panelled library bar all combine to offer the perfect private setting for any wedding. Recently undergone extensive refurbishment, this independently owned hotel is long-established and a much sought-after wedding venue. 

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Beeston Manor

Quaker Brook Lane, Hoghton,
nr Preston, Lancashire PR5 0RA
Sunday 4th March 2018
11:30am to 3:30pm

Two Catwalk Shows.

Beeston Manor is without doubt one of Lancashire's finest wedding venues situated within a beautiful rural setting on the edge of the Ribble Valley. It is an exclusive use wedding venue and therefore highly sought after. This wedding fair is well-established and well-attended, and exhibiting with us are many of the area’s foremost wedding businesses. 

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Samlesbury Hall

Preston New Rd, Samlesbury,
Preston PR5 0UP
Thursday 8th March 2018
6:00pm to 9:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

Join us at our Evening Wedding Fair at this magnificent location where we will be joined by up to 25 leading local businesses to help you create your Best Day ever.

With the grand splendour of the Great Hall, the intimacy of the beautiful Whittaker Room and the gorgeous setting of your own private gardens, let Samlesbury Hall host the most memorable day of your life and be yours exclusively for your big day.

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Shireburn Arms

Whalley Rd, Hurst Green,
Clitheroe BB7 9QJ
Sunday 18th March 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Up to 20 Exhibitors.

The Shireburn Arms, part of the fabulous James’ Places collection of venues, is an historic 17th Century inn of great warmth and character at the heart of the Ribble Valley - such a beautiful place for your Best Day Ever! Homely yet contemporary interior design in keeping with the character of the Inn gives a wonderful eclectic mix of old sitting alongside new, with gorgeous original features and a cosy, roaring fire. Their team of wedding Dream Makers will be on hand to talk through your plans and give you a tour of this sought-after wedding venue. 

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Mitton Hall

Mitton Road, Whalley
Lancashire, BB7 9PQ
Wednesday 21st March 2018
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Exclusive Wedding Fair for Winners of the 2017/18 Great Northern Wedding Awards.

Mitton Hall is an effortlessly beautiful and unashamedly romantic wedding venue. Both historic and contemporary, a unique combination that has earned a reputation that is second to none and established Mitton Hall as one of the best wedding venues in the area. 

Meet over twenty of the area's hand-picked leading wedding professionals, and be inspired by their unique creativity.

The Dreamakers will be on hand too, to answer all your big day questions for Mitton Hall and all James' Places venues.

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White Hart at Lydgate

51 Stockport Road, Lydgate,
Saddleworth, Lancashire OL4 4JJ
Sunday 25th March 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

Set within the stunning backdrop of the Chew Valley hills, Saddleworth, the White Hart Inn at Lydgate is the perfect choice. A well-established and multi-award winning wedding venue, our wedding fair takes place in the beautiful Oak Room with beamed ceilings and floor to ceiling windows. The venue is extremely popular for weddings and as a result this is always a very popular wedding fair.

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Bartle Hall

Lea Lane, Bartle
Preston, Lancashire PR4 0HA
Sunday 8th April 2018
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Up to 25 exhibitors. Showcase suite.

Set in sixteen acres of Lancashire countryside, this elegant mansion sits in beautiful landscaped gardens. With fabulous views, original features, charm and character, it is the perfect setting for your special day.

Bartle Hall is a magical venue for every season offering a mix of historic beams, feature fireplaces, mood lighting and contemporary decor. 

Private gardens, a graceful pagoda and feature staircase can provide the perfect backdrop for those all important wedding photographs.

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Great Northern Wedding Show

Arena Approach, Horwich,
Bolton, Lancashire BL6 6LB
Sunday 22nd April 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm

Up to 125 exhibitors. Free entry only upon pre-registration before 9pm Saturday 21st April. otherwise it’s just £2 per person on the day.

The Bolton Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena, located at Middlebrook. It is the location for our Great Northern Wedding Shows and being situated over the road from the Macron Stadium provides easy access and large amounts of parking for all our visitors.

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Eco-Chic Wedding Fair at Brockholes

Preston New Road,
Preston PR5 0AG
Sunday 29th April 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show at 1.30pm

Our very first Eco-Chic Wedding Event at the Brockholes Nature Reserve at Samlesbury. Perfect for the boho-bride, we will be showcasing a mix of suppliers including those whose work specialises in a boho, natural wedding theme.

Hidden within a nature reserve and featuring a unique floating design, Brockholes offers a truly memorable setting. Set in the heart of a Lancashire Wildlife Trust wetland nature reserve, this eco-friendly wedding venue floats on the lake amongst the reeds. Our wedding fair will feature up to 30 local and regional suppliers.

Our catwalk show features Kimberley Anne Bridal Boutique, winner of Best New Business in the Great Northern Wedding Awards 2017/18, and will showcase her incredible Best of British bridal designers.

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Park Hall Hotel

Park Hall Road, Charnock Richard, Chorley,
Nr Preston, Lancashire, PR7 5LP
Sunday 6th May 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

Exclusive Venue Showcase Open 11am – 4pm. 

Wedding Fair opens 12 – 3pm.

Best Western Park Hall Hotel is set in a simply stunning setting. The Hotel, nestled in over 100 acres of beautiful countryside boasts a lakeside location, complete with its own jetty and spectacular fountain, offering all the trappings of an idyllic country retreat. With a choice of four magnificent function suites, from the newly refurbished, elegant and modern Park Suite to the authentic Medieval Banquet Hall dating back to 966 AD complete with stone walls and oak beamed ceiling, the hotel offers something to suit every bride and bridegroom’s needs.

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Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa

Chorley Road, Standish,
Lancashire WN1 2XN
Sunday 13th May 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

With immaculate landscaped gardens and lakes, the Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa provides the perfect backdrop for wedding ceremonies, receptions and photographs. Back in the Victorian era, Kilhey Court was built as a wedding gift by a husband to his new bride. Its stunning wedding suites can cater for both intimate weddings and lavish affairs for up to 350.

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Mercure Haydock

Penny Lane, Haydock,
Merseyside WA11 9SG
Sunday 20th May 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

Surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens, The Mercure Haydock Hotel (formerly the Thistle) is a Georgian mansion-style building and a luxury 4-star hotel. Our wedding fair takes place within the venue’s large Marquee which is designed around a manicured central courtyard. The Mercure Haydock can cater for all forms of ceremonies and weddings from the intimate to the extravagant and as such is a very popular & versatile wedding venue.

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The Ribble Valley Wedding Show

Forest of Bowland AONB, Stonyhurst,
Clitheroe BB7 9PZ
Sunday 3rd June 2018
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Two Catwalk Shows.

Stonyhurst College is situated on the Stonyhurst Estate near Clitheroe, occupying a Grade I listed building. The Ribble Valley Wedding Show will feature up to sixty of the area’s leading wedding businesses and suppliers, including wedding venues. This Wedding Show will be one of the most sought-after shows in the Autumn wedding fair calendar, and taking place within such an aspirational location it will be incredibly popular with couples across the region.

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Summer Wedding Show at the DW Stadium

Robin Park, Wigan
WN5 0UN
Sunday 10th June 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

One Catwalk Show.

Not only is the DW Stadium the home of Wigan Athletic & Wigan Warriors, it’s also the location for our Summer Wedding Show! A fantastic wedding event with up to 40 exhibitors, live entertainment, catwalk shows and wedding caterers serving refreshments throughout the afternoon.

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Falcon Manor

Skipton Road, Settle
North Yorkshire BD24 9BD
Saturday 23rd June 2018
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Roaming Catwalks and Showcase Suite.

Fully restored from top to bottom and side to side, Falcon Manor is glamorous and stylish with lots of contemporary twists and is available for your Dream Wedding Day. There are photograph opportunities galore, with two bars, a snug, magnificent stairwell and a wonderful light-filled function room overlooking stunning terrace and gardens to the even more stunning Yorkshire Dales beyond. 

Our Midsummer Wedding Fete takes place in a Marquee within the beautiful grounds with 30 of the area's most awe-inspiring suppliers, with Falcon Manor dressed to impress and showcased throughout.

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Falcon Manor

Skipton Road, Settle
North Yorkshire BD24 9BD
Sunday 24th June 2018
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Roaming Catwalks & Showcase Suite.

Fully restored from top to bottom and side to side, Falcon Manor is glamorous and stylish with lots of contemporary twists and is available for your Dream Wedding Day. There are photograph opportunities galore, with two bars, a snug, magnificent stairwell and a wonderful light-filled function room overlooking stunning terrace and gardens to the even more stunning Yorkshire Dales beyond. 

Our Midsummer Wedding Fete takes place in a Marquee within the beautiful grounds with 30 of the area's most awe-inspiring suppliers, with Falcon Manor dressed to impress and showcased throughout.

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