Wed­ding Pic­nics - a walk in the park

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For many, the word ‘wed­ding’ con­notes love, ro­mance, tra­di­tion, cer­e­mony and good food. The cus­tom is to have a cer­e­mony in a church or chapel, move to a re­cep­tion hall, have din­ner, say a few speeches and at­tend to all of the nec­es­sary for­mal­i­ties. How­ever, wed­dings have be­gun to evolve as people ex­per­i­ment with new and in­ter­est­ing ways in which to en­ter­tain their guests while declar­ing their undy­ing love for one an­other.

The lat­est trend, for ex­am­ple, suits a bride who wants her wed­ding to be laid back and re­laxed, mov­ing away from the tra­di­tional grandeur and en­com­pass­ing some­thing more sim­ple yet beau­ti­ful. It can also, how­ever, be turned into the grand ges­ture that some ‘princesses’ dream of from the mo­ment they are old enough to ut­ter the words ‘I do’. This trend is to have a wed­ding pic­nic; no for­mal sit down din­ner, but with as much (or as lit­tle) glitz and glam­our as the bride re­quires. Whilst the orig­i­nal­ity and beauty of a pic­nic wed­ding are cer­tainly key draw cards to the idea, it also sim­pli­fies

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