Check out all the winners and the best photos from the British Wedding Awards 2019 in association with Prezola.
Thursday night saw the return of the British Wedding Awards in association with PREZOLA, and what a night it was. Over 150 industry insiders came together for a fun-filled awards ceremony to celebrate the best wedding companies in the UK.
Representatives from some of the biggest bridal and wedding brands joined us at The Royal Horseguards and One Whitehall Place for a fabulous evening of awards and celebrations.
The night began with a champagne reception in at The Royal Horseguards before guests took their seats in for the awards.
The British Wedding Awards 2019: Designers, Venues and Brands Recognised on the Night
We were honoured to welcome so many of the wedding industry’s biggest names to The British Wedding Awards in February – here’s some more info on a few of the wonderful designers, venues and brands we recognised in this year’s coveted event. Congratulations to all those who won or were highly commended!
Maggie Sottero Designs
Bridal Brand of the Year – Winner
Maggie Sottero Designs creates with you in mind, understanding and embracing the individuality of each bride. And with each of its labels – Maggie Sottero, Sottero and Midgley, and Rebecca Ingram – there’s a gown for you, no matter what your love story, style, or budget may be.
National Railway Museum
City Wedding Venue – Highly Commended
Highly commended at The British Wedding Awards, the National Railway Museum offers one-of-a-kind spaces for couples looking to treat their guests to a unique experience. Personalise your wedding day with a venue that breaks away from more traditional celebrations.
Bridal Brand of the Year – Highly Commended
Dutch brand Ladybird has been an important player in the wedding dress market for more than two decades, with an extensive collection of styles for all types of bride, from glamorous princess dresses to figure-hugging silhouettes.
St Audries Park
Best Coastal Venue – Winner
St Audries Park is a picture-perfect stately home nestled in the Quantock Hills overlooking the Bristol channel. Exclusively yours for your very special day, this beautiful venue features a breathtaking Victorian Orangery and accommodation for over 100 guests.
Countryside Wedding Venue – Winner
Crondon Park is an exclusive wedding venue set within 160 acres of glorious Essex countryside. Its long tree-lined drive offers views over the beautiful and panoramic valley of Crondon.
Barn Wedding Venue – Highly Commended
The Baronial Hall at Crondon Park is a unique example of a 17th century Tudor–Jacobean Barn. It has a charm all of its own; its vaulted ceiling, timber beams and grand chandeliers certainly give it the wow factor you’d want for your wedding celebrations.
Best Bridal Accessories – Winner
Multi-award winning Purely Diamonds has been at the forefront of the bridal jewellery industry since its inception in 1979. The family-run company skilfully crafts all diamond rings and jewellery to order from its London workshop, just for you.
Sass & Grace
Bridal Retailer – Winner
Sass and Grace is a luxurious, award-winning bridal boutique nestled in the Hampshire countryside, offering an extensive range of dresses, exceptional service and friendly atmosphere. The bride’s experience is at the heart of everything Sass and Grace does, which is why they’re honoured to receive this special award.
Best Gift List Service – Winner
Prezola has assisted thousands of style-savvy couples with creating their ultimate wedding gift list completely unique to them, their homes and lifestyles. As well as featuring a hand-picked collection of over 50,000 gifts from 500 retailers, Prezola also gives couples the flexibility to add charity donations, unique romantic experiences and personalised funds towards their dream honeymoon, all on a single list.
Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa
Destination Wedding Venue – Winner
St. Lucia’s Coconut Bay provides a heavenly backdrop for celebrations of any size. With nuptials offered on the beach, in the elegant ocean-front gazebo or lush tropical gardens, the resort provides enchanting settings for every wedding style. Its various wedding packages include a number of lovely treats for newlyweds too, from bridal spa treatments to a sunset catamaran trip and even private island tours.
All the Winners from the British Wedding Awards 2019
Best Wedding Planning Service
Highly Commended: Kefalonia Weddings
Best Wedding Stationery
Highly Commended: Project Pretty
Best Wedding Florist
Winner: Maples Flowers
Highly Commended: Frenchie Loves Flowers
Best Wedding Caterer
Winner: Lemon Zest Cuisine
Highly Commended: Caviar & Chips Catering
Best Wedding Cake Provider
Winner: Bee’s Bakery
Highly Commended: BuBakes
Best Bridal Retailer (sponsored by Maggie Sottero)
Winner: Sass & Grace
Highly Commended: Victoria’s Bridal Boutique London
Best Bridal Accessories
Winner: Purely Diamonds
Highly Commended: Ivory & Co
Best Finishing Touches
Winner: Airstream Studio
Highly Commended: Three Piece Bar
Winner: David Michael Photography
Highly Commended: Katie Ingram Photography
Best Gift List Services
Highly Commended: The Wedding Shop
Best Hen & Stag Provider
Winner: City Dance Parties
Highly Commended: Mojito Events
Best Honeymoon Specialist
Highly Commended: Mr & Mrs Smith
Best Stately Home Venue
Winner: Blenheim Palace
Highly Commended: Stoke Park
Best Outdoor Wedding Venue
Winner: The Arabian Tent Company
Highly Commended: Cornish Tipi Weddings
Best Barn Wedding Venue
Winner: The Old Kent Barn
Highly Commended: Crondon Park Wedding Venue
Best Countryside Wedding Venue
Winner: Crondon Park Golf & Country Club
Highly Commended: Leez Priory
Best Coastal Wedding Venue
Winner: St Audries Park
Highly Commended: Osborne House, Isle of Wight
Best Castle Wedding Venue
Winner: Hever Castle & Gardens
Highly Commended: Warwick Castle
Best City Wedding Venue
Winner: Manor by the Lake
Highly Commended: National Railway Museum
Best Destination Wedding Venue
Winner: Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa
Highly Commended: Elite Island Resorts
Best Bridesmaids Collection
Winner: Jenny Yoo
Highly Commended: Rewritten Bridesmaids
Best Bridal Shoe Collection
Winner: Rainbow Club
Highly Commended: Paradox London
Best Groomswear Collection
Winner: Slater Menswear
Highly Commended: Marc Darcy Menswear
Best Bridal Gown Collection
Winner: Maggie Sottero
Highly Commended: Justin Alexander
Best British Bridal Designer
Winner: Jenny Packham
Highly Commended: Ivory & Co
Best British Newcomer (sponsored by Purely Diamonds)
Winner: Saddlers Bar
Highly Commended: The Beautiful Frame Company
Best Bridal Brand of the Year
Winner: Maggie Sottero
Highly Commended: Ladybird
Thanks to Creative Planet Video for this amazing film of the night
Photos from British Wedding Awards 2019
What are the British Wedding Awards 2019?
The British Wedding Awards is a celebration of the UK’s favourite wedding companies, voted for and chosen by real brides.
Revealing the very best the wedding industry has to offer, the categories focus on all key aspects of wedding planning, from the dress and accessories to the venue and stationery – we’ve got it covered.