Wedding Fairs to Look Out for in 2016

If you are planning your big day, the South West has a healthy selection of wedding fairs, bridal shows and exhibitions to choose from, giving you the perfect place to pick up ideas. Here at Andrews Marquees we know a thing or two about weddings and wedding fairs having been one of the South West’s top wedding marquee hire companies for over 15 years. As such, we’ve put together a list of our picks for some of the best wedding fairs to look out for in 2016.


Thornbury Castle Bridal Fayre & Wedding Showcase

Date: 7th February 2016
Admission: Free
Open: 11am-3pm

If you are looking for a wedding fair in a simply stunning setting Thornbury Castle is hard to beat! You can enjoy tours of the hotel while checking out the various exhibitors and speaking to the castle’s dedicated wedding co-ordinator. Expect around 25 different wedding professionals at this intimate event.

Royal Bath and West Showground Wedding Showcase

Date: 20th and 21st February 2016
Admission: £5 per person (£3 in advance)
Open: 10am-5pm

One of the South West’s biggest wedding events, the Royal Bath and West Showground Wedding Showcase will see over 200 of the region’s wedding suppliers exhibiting their goods and services. Featuring live talks, interactive workshops, catwalk shows, an onsite café, live entertainment and much more, if you can only make one wedding show in 2016, this is the one to stick in your diary.

The Bridal Show Southwest – Royal Cornwall Showground

Date: 16th and 17th April 2016
Admission: From £5 per person
Open: 10am-5pm

Intended to be the biggest wedding exhibition Cornwall has ever seen, the Bridal Show Southwest will feature over 150 exhibitors with catwalk shows, live entertainment, demonstrations, fairground rides and more.


Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2016

Date: 8th May 2016
Admission: Free
Open: 4-7pm

Looking for something a little different from your wedding fair? Dartmoor Zoo is opening its door to offer access to around 50 exhibitors and the zoo itself absolutely free! You can even grab a goodie bag and free drink to enjoy while exploring one of the South West’s most unusual wedding venues and getting inspiration from dozens of wedding professionals for your own big day.

Get the perfect venue for your big day from Andrews Marquees?

Andrews Marquees offer wedding marquee hire in Bristol and throughout the South West. If you are planning your big day, we can supply the perfect pop-up venue as well as a range of high-end event furniture, staging for entertainment, sound systems and more.

To find out more about the wide range of wedding marquees, event furniture and accessories Andrews Marquees supply, call now on 01275 545199 or fill out our contact form for a swift response.