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Wedding businesses that pivoted during lockdown… Millie’s Masks

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Wedding businesses that pivoted during the lockdown…

Introducing Millie’s Masks…

When the pandemic hit, it not only left many couples devasted that they had to change their plans, it also hit the wedding industry hard. Watching the pandemic unfold and seeing so many colleagues’ lives turned upside down as their passion, work, and income stopped for the foreseeable future, was heartbreaking. With still no guidance from the government of when and how weddings will return to some kind of ‘norm‘, everything is still very much up in the air for couples desperate to say their ‘I do’s‘, and for the hard-working, mainly self-employed businesses that are the heart and soul of our wedding industry.

The lockdown has had an effect on us all. My own business which supports wedding and hospitality clients changed overnight, and I have since been on a personal journey which has included juggling work/life/family/homeschooling to two kids… and it’s not been easy by any stretch of the imagination! We are all adapting to this new way of life and it has been amazing to witness how resilient, creative, and blooming amazing my fellow wedding industry friends are, as many pivot their businesses to support their families, their home, and the community around them.

One such individual is Jo from The Couture Company; a bespoke, alternative dress …

The Biggest Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza Yet!!!

The Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza is baaaaack with a bang and bigger than ever before!

The amazing team behind the well established and much loved Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza (EWE), have announced that their next wedding show will be their biggest yet!

The EWE show returns on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th March and this time round they have TWO epic Birmingham venues for you to look around which are only a hop, skip and jump away from each other. In addition to The Bond Company situated in the heart of Digbeth, they have secured The Fazeley Studios across the road; making this March wedding fair twice as big as previous dates.

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As always the venues will be full to the brim with colourful, alternative wedding supplier for you to meet.

Alongside all the quirky wedding inspiration there will also be the Mardis Gras fashion show, live brass band, street food, the big sheep hunt competition, plus plenty of demos and workshops to get involved with.

Organised by two amazing Mr & Mrs Unique suppliers, (Sassy of Assassynation Photography and Jo of The Couture Company,) this is the perfect wedding show if you are looking to add some alternative sparkle to your wedding day. Epic suppliers, cool venues, fun entertainment, quirky inspiration and lovely people… what more could you ask for!

The Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza team said …