Engagement Parties

Engagement Parties

Increasingly in popularity, engagement parties are a great way to show your potential wedding guests how happy you are, and to set the bar for your wedding (at which you'll raise it, of course).

You don't have to invite the same people to your wedding, by the way - an engagement party is a great way of inviting everyone from work, for example.

Simply choose from our 'Engagement Parties' posts below to start planning like a pro

Bovey Castle: A Weekend Retreat In The Heart Of Dartmoor

Bovey Castle: A Weekend Retreat In The Heart Of Dartmoor Wedding Ideas take a weekend retreat to Bovey Castle, Devon to indulge in casual country pursuits,...
How to host your own engagement party, from what venue to choose, who should be invited and how to handle your budget to fun party themes...

How To Host Your Own Engagement Party

Just like weddings, there are traditions tied to hosting an engagement party and etiquette to follow. But if your parents aren’t taking on the role...

Winter Makeup Colours To Suit Your Skin Tone

Winter Makeup Colours To Suit Your Skin Tone Bold, rich makeup colours are the go to for any winter wedding and glowing bride-to-be. Whether you're an...

A Guide To The Perfect Proposal

A Guide To The Perfect Proposal To make sure your proposal goes with a bang, and that there’s a romantic story to tell, Laura Richardson,...

How To Write The Perfect Wedding Card Message

How To Write The Perfect Wedding Card Message Whether you want to send off the happy couple with a formal wedding message, or something funny like,...

5 of The Best Afternoon Tea’s You’ll EVER Have

5 of The Best Afternoon Tea's You'll EVER Have A thoroughly British triumph, the Afternoon Tea was made fashionable by the Duchess of Bedford who...
Are Jess and Dom the first Love Island engagement of 2017? Plus, our predictions for the couples that will make it (and might even marry) outside the villa

Is This The First 2017 Love Island Engagement?

We’ve seen the photos and we have heard it all! Yes, Jess Shears left the ITV2 studios on Sunday sporting a brilliant bit of...

15 Creative Ideas For The Best Engagement Announcement!

15 Creative Ideas For The Best Engagement Announcement From baby gender reveal to an engagement announcement the age of social posting and Instagram has inspired couples...

A Wedding Ideas Editor’s Engagement Party…

Here's how our deputy editor styled her engagement party...     The venue While we are still considering where to wed we decided to throw an engagement party....

Would you propose…800ft above the ground?!

The View from The Shard, London’s highest viewing platform, has assigned an official ‘Ring Leader’ to coordinate exclusive engagements for those wanting to pop...

9 must-have mixed marvels for the perfect summer wedding drinks

Say NO to bland drinks and YES to the TOP tipples list of pre-mixed cocktails that marry up unusual, classic and sublime flavours to compliment some of...

10 ways to get wedding party ready!

When you’re preparing for the biggest event of the year, managing your time and planning your look is really important. With all the organising that...

Top four most luxurious UK retreats, tempting a private couples getaway

The Great British countryside offers some of the most breathtakingly beautiful landscapes in the world. Below, we’ve selected the most sought after retreats across...

Complete a summer outdoor reception with 5 unique ‘Gin Fizz’ prosecco...

The rise of the vans! We’ve had ice cream vans, fish and chip vans, afternoon tea vans, now it’s time for the prosecco and...

Campari’s “largest selection of Negroni” pop up bar – coming this...

Have you just got engaged and want to celebrate by experiencing something totally unique? Are you planning your cosmo city London weekend Hen or...

Gourmet Society’s Top 10 wine and dine city hen do destinations!

Springtime means wedding season is almost upon us, as our diaries quickly fill up with hen do parties and wedding invitations. Whilst it’s a...

5 histories of the wedding band!

In celebration of National Proposal Day today, we thought it fitting to take you back to the the very origin of the Wedding band to...
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So how much does it actually COST to get engaged?

One in three women would be disappointed if their partner ‘just’ got down on one knee - Brits now spend over £2,000 to ensure...
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11 things all newly engaged couples can’t help but agree with

Has he just proposed? Have you just said yes? Well then, these thoughts and feelings might sound familiar to you guys and all other newly engaged...
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5 simple steps for choosing the PERFECT engagement ring

Shopping for an engagement ring can be a daunting yet exciting experience for both men and women. When it comes to choosing the perfect...

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