Wedding seminar will help planning

Borders area wedding professionals are collaborating to bring an event that is the first of its kind in the UK to brides in the Borders.

The event is free to attend and offers an informative and fun afternoon to help make the planning of a wedding as stress-free and enjoyable as possible.

The event will be held on Sunday, February 22, from 2-5pm at The Green Rooms at Hawick Rugby Club at Mansfield Park.

All brides who are registerd will be entered to win a prize package - the Heart-2-Heart Package valued at more than £500.

Activities at the event will include a sampler buffet, cake tasting, mini-tours with Borders Vintage Experience, hair and makeup advice, gowns and attire, photography, entertainment and also bridal registry advice.

The Heart-2-Heart Package will be drawn at the event and all pre-registered brides will receive a second entry. Professionals on hand during the event will also be part of a panel discussion. With more than a century of combined wedding and professional event experience there is sure to be a great deal to learn for all.

They include Deborah Brown(catering), Sandi Spence of Eden(gowns), Denise from D’Fine(hair), Pat Rafferty(photography), Murray McDougal of Borders Vintage Experience(transportation), Paul Reilly(entertainment), Jackey McFadden(cakes), Shaureen SBC(bridal registry), Gillian of The Flower Pot(florist), Kimberly Shaw-Walker(The Green Rooms and professional event planner) and KSW (professional makeup artist)

For further information on the event contact Kimberly Shaw-Walker, marketing manager at The Green Rooms on 01450 390390 or 07826086274.

Or visit their website to register on