Win tickets to The National Wedding Show at Manchester Central this Autumn

Immerse yourself in inspiration heaven and shop ‘til you drop at the UK’s biggest wedding show this Autumn. From exquisite wedding gowns to fabulous flowers, striking stationery to mouth-watering cakes, honeymoon hideaways to show-stopping entertainment, you can try, buy, book and hire everything you need for your big day, all under one roof.

The National Wedding ShowTake a seat at the spectacular Catwalk Show, where the latest bridal trends are brought to life by the nation’s finest designers, boutiques and retailers including Alfred Angelo, Ian Stuart, Jenny Packham, Maggie Sottero, Enzoani, Berketex Bride, Allure Bridals, Debenhams and many more.

With beautiful bridesmaid dresses, elegant mother of the bride attire from the likes of Nigel Rayment and suave groomswear from names including Moss Bros and Slaters, as well as bridal beauty and hair trends from bareMinerals and Charles Worthington Salon at Home, the Catwalk Show provides style inspiration for the entire bridal party.

Browse an unrivalled selection of wedding dresses under one roof in the Bridal Boutique and Designer Area.

The Bridal Boutique brings together the nation’s leading bridal boutiques and retailers including Cheadle Bride, Fairytale Brides and Bella Rose Bridal, while the Designer Area showcases couture creations and offers bespoke opportunities from the finest designers including Ivory & Co, Maria Morris, Zaeem Jamal and many more. From short and sweet tea-length dresses and vintage designs to glamourous ballgowns fit for a princess, there is something to suit every style, shape and budget.

Flowers by Roxanne at The National Wedding ShowDiscover breathtaking blooms in the Designer Flower Market, where you can find fabulous floral displays in a plethora of colours together with expert advice from a host of top florists. Whether you’re dreaming of a traditional fairytale wedding or planning your very own winter wonderland, there are stylish solutions for all themes and colour schemes.

If you need help transforming your venue in to a spectacular backdrop for your big day, seek inspiration from The National Wedding Show’s host of wedding planners and stylists. Discover everything from dazzling lighting to stylish tableware and signage to create your perfect setting. And if you’re ready to register for a gift list or book the honeymoon of your dreams, your high-street favourites will be on hand to help, including John Lewis, Debenhams, Thomas Cook, House of Fraser and Sandals.

Round off an exciting day of shopping in the Afternoon Tea Room, where you can treat your bridal party to tea and cake, or head to the Champagne Bar – with a glass of bubbly in hand, you can kick back, relax and raise a toast to your future happiness!

Sweet as Sugar Cakes at The National Wedding ShowGet ahead of the crowds and enjoy the show in style with VIP tickets. The exclusive package includes fast track entrance to the show, reserved seating at the Catwalk Show, a complimentary glass of Freixenet, a mini make-under from bareMinerals, the latest issues of You & Your Wedding and Perfect Wedding magazines and a goody box full of beauty products to pamper yourself in the build up to your big day.

Northern Soul has teamed up with The National Wedding Show to offer a lucky reader and their ‘plus one’ the chance to attend the year’s most prestigious wedding event, absolutely free!  Tickets are valid any day. So what are you waiting for? Send your entry today!

To be in with a chance of winning, simply sign up to the Northern Soul newsletter (details of how to do this are on the right hand side of the page) and send an email to with the title ‘National Wedding Show’.

Closing date: October 22, 2015

A winner will be picked at random and notified by October 23, 2015


What: The National Wedding Show

Where: Manchester Central

When:  October 24-25, 2015

Tickets: Don’t worry, if you are not a lucky winner, you can still book in advance and save up to £5 off the door price*. To book, visit or call the ticket hotline on 0844 874 0486.

*Advance ticket prices revert to the on the door price of £20 (London and Birmingham) and £18 (Manchester) at midnight the day before opening, Twitter: @nationalwedding / #TNWS, Instagram: thenationalweddingshow