7 ways to do research for your wedding

by Saturday 28th August 2021blog

Wedding Sites

Such as Hitched, Bridebook and Wedding Wire. These are great for a range of research, whether it be general inspiration or for example the all important venue search.

Wedding planner open diary on desk

Wedding fairs and local open evenings

There will be many options to choose from, if you want to meet loads of suppliers and do as much research as possible in one day then try a large national wedding fair. If you want to make the most of your engagement time then it is lovely to go to multiple local fairs and open evening throughout the course of your wedding planning.

Wedding magazines

Go to your local shop and pick up a couple of magazines, throughout the planning you can keep up to date with the current trends by getting the latest issues.

Wedding magazines open on desk

Instagram Hashtags

Simply type in weddings and see what local trends come up, or be more specific for example wedding flowers.

Facebook groups

There are many groups to join, simply type in weddings to the group search bar and you will see a list available to join. You can then be connected to other brides and grooms to get tips and advice from each other.

Bride to be with huge engagement ring talking on apple iphone

Word of mouth

If you know anyone getting married, just got married or even someone in the business have a chat with them and learn from their knowledge.


It is a great way to get started with planning early on, it’s perfect for gathering inspiration and collecting the information all together. You can create multiple boards for different aspects of the wedding, for example, decor, flowers, food, cake etc.