Bantock House Museum is to host its first ever wedding fair for couples who dream of a bespoke wedding and value the handmade touch.

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The fair at the historic Finchfield Road house will take place on Saturday 2 March between 11am and 5pm.

It is aiming to build on the success of previous wedding fairs held at Wolverhampton Art Gallery and to showcase iconic City of Wolverhampton venues where couples can tie the knot.

Since 2016, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Bantock House Museum and City Archives have seen over 100 couples say 'I do' with more weddings and receptions planned up to 2020.

Councillor John Reynolds, City of Wolverhampton Council Cabinet Member for City Economy said: "We are now inviting applications from companies and craftspeople from across the city to sell and promote products including jewellery, millinery, stationery and decorations, as well as related services such as photography, floristry, car hire and cake design.

"We expect among 40 companies to showcase their products and services and couples can come along and find out about new ideas and meet exhibitors who offer something different."

Stall prices are £40, plus VAT, per table (180cm x 75cm (6ft x 2.5ft)) with larger stands available on request. Interested companies and craftspeople should apply to, call 01902 550535 or write to FAO: Laura Page, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton. WV1 1DU with a description of their products or wedding service along with 2 or 3 images by 5pm on Friday 31 January, 2019.

  • released: Tuesday 27 November, 2018