For the newly engaged couple after the drama of popping the question there comes along the task of setting the wedding date and organising the wedding. And for would be brides and grooms planning the perfect wedding can seem be a daunting and mammoth task. With many things to consider and questions to ask about what your ideal wedding should be. Questions such as…

  • What style of wedding do you want?
  • What is your budget and how many guests will you invite?
  • Where will it be held and at what venue?

Plus there is the small matter of finding and organising all the essential wedding elements, the many service providers and businesses such as wedding photographers, bakers and make-up artists that make the big day possible.

With so many things to consider and to organise before the big day it can be difficult to know where to begin. That is why Wedding Showcases, which are held throughout the year by many prominent Cork hotels and wedding locations, are a godsend and an invaluable resource for many engaged couples to help them begin or finalise their wedding plans. At a Wedding Showcase you get a chance to envision what your ideal wedding could look like at an established wedding venue and liaise with the venues key members of staff.

Not only that but everything you need to make your wedding day a success, will be on hand. Expect to meet all the essential wedding service providers such as photographers, stationers (the invites), wedding planners, make-up artists, bakers (the wedding cake), jewellers (accessories on the day), department stores, (for that essential wedding dress) travel agents (honeymoon) and musicians (for the wedding reception) all gathered together showcasing their work and willing to talk to you about their services.

If wedding showcases sound like your idea of a guardian angel which will help you make your dream wedding a reality then it is worth noting that one of the most popular and renowned wedding venues in Cork, Fota Island Resort, will be hosting their famous Wedding Showcase on Sunday, 26th January, from 12-5 p.m. Here you will find and get to meet a variety of wedding service providers, many photographers, bakers and wedding planners etc., all vying for your trade and ready to provide samples of their work and answers any questions you may have.

You will also get a chance to meet with the cork based wedding venues wedding coordinator Susan Lavelle who will be on hand to showcase all that the many advantages our 5 star luxury golf hotel in Cork has to offer for a future wedding reception. Also readily available will be the Resort’s friendly team, the banqueting, events and sale staff, ready to show you around and answer all your questions. There will also be a selection of delicious canapés, starters, main courses and desserts for you to sample and keep your strength up amid all the action.

And if you’re around it might be worthwhile to sample one of the highlights of the day, a trip in a luxury limo or vintage car to view one of the many luxury hotels main gems, The Clubhouse, an extremely creative conversion of old stone farm buildings that provides an intimate alternative setting for a wedding reception.

So if you are stumped for wedding ideas and need a helping hand to envision what your big day could look like then why not head down to Fota Island Resort just outside of Cork City for their Wedding Showcase on 26th January.

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