Lakeside's annual, hotly anticipated Wedding Fair is taking on a "credit crunch" theme this year, with the help of GMTV's resident wedding guru - Siobhan Craven-Robins. As the host of this year's event - which takes place at Lakeside Shopping Centre on 21st and 22nd February 2009 - Siobhan will be offering cost-cutting advice for anyone concerned about the price of planning their wedding.
Entry to Lakeside's Wedding Fair is completely free of charge and showcases everything couples could possibly need to plan their special day, all under one roof. This year, visitors can enjoy an exciting mix of products, ideas and advice, covering stunning venues, beautiful photography, fabulous fashion, accessories, hair and beauty, as well as reaping the benefit of Siobhan's savvy wedding know-how.
As one of the UK's leading wedding experts, Siobhan really does know all the tricks of the trade. Not only has she organised weddings for some of the UK's favourite stars, including Des O'Connor, Joan Collins and Barbara Windsor, she also has a wealth of experience at planning unforgettable wedding days without a celebrity-sized budget.
Siobhan will be hosting Lakeside's choreographed catwalk shows which will preview the latest bridal trends and gowns, with tips on styling for prospective brides, grooms and in-laws-to-be. The catwalk shows start at 11.30am on Saturday and run regularly until Sunday afternoon. At the end of each show, Siobhan will hold a ten minute seminar, covering a variety of cost-cutting topics to help couples prepare for their perfect day, without breaking the bank.
So for anyone in need of wedding inspiration and useful money saving suggestions, Lakeside's 2009 Wedding Fair is not to be missed. Visitors should head to the Central Atrium on Level 1 on 21st and 22nd February 2009, with catwalk shows taking place at the following times:
Saturday 21st February: 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 6.00pm, 7.30pm
Sunday 22nd February: 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm