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Your Wedding Exhibition 2023 To Unveil Latest Trends In A New Era Of Wedding Ceremonies

The North East’s largest and longest-running wedding show, Your Wedding Exhibition, is set to showcase the latest wedding trends for a new era of wedding ceremony when it returns to Aberdeen’s P&J Live on Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd January 2023.

The show, owned and organised by four directors, Simon M Morgan, Fiona Morgan, Brian Rae and Alan Rae, is now in its 26thyear, and will welcome over 170 exhibitors from every facet of the wedding industry. Many of these will be unveiling new trends which have emerged post-pandemic, changing the face of weddings as we knew them with fresh and modern twists.

Simon M Morgan, said: “Many brides and grooms chose to postpone their nuptials until any remaining covid restrictions had been lifted, which naturally meant that there has been a boom in demand for venues, dresses, kilt hire, cakes and everything else that comes hand-in-hand with the big day during summer 2022, and well into 2023 and 2024.

“As weddings returned, we have seen a shift in trends, with many more weddings taking place outdoors and in unconventional venues. More intimate guestlists, elopements and hybrid ceremonies with some guests watching via live-streaming have continued to feature, while sustainable wedding favours and wild, natural floral displays are continuing to prove popular.

“We are proud to host a range of well-known and up-and-coming suppliers at Your Wedding Exhibition, who every year come with new and exciting trends in the ever-changing wedding industry. Catering for everything from the extravagant to the humbler budget, every exhibitor has something exciting to showcase.”

Angharad Rodgers, owner of Angharad Bridal in Elgin, is one of 10 exhibitors taking part in the Your Wedding Exhibition’s twice daily fashion show. She hints at what trends we might see in 2023:

“We are beginning to see an emergence of a much more relaxed and floatier fit in terms of dresses, with lots of lace and button detailing. Brides are keen to be able to move and dance freely, and with us seeing more weddings outdoors, on the beach and in more unusual locations, it’s a natural progression. We’re also seeing a resurgence in beautiful full-length cathedral veils, that perfectly provide that soft and romantic style.”

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Will I be able to purchase food at P&J Live?

There is a wide range of food and beverage options available to purchase for concerts and events, including catering outlets offering a variety of hot food options.

Please note - it is against venue policy to allow patrons to bring in their own food and drink to the venue. At P&J live it is our aim to be completely cashless, all of our bars, kiosks and restaurants accept card payments, this is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction. There are therefore no cash machines on the TECA site.

Is there parking available at P&J Live?

Yes, there is parking available on-site at P&J Live.

There are various ways to pay for your parking at P&J Live

On site payment machines: We accept both cash and card payments on site, pay on exit is required by entering your vehicle registration at any one of our machines located in the car parks. Please note payment machines only take coins and not notes.

APCOA Connect App: Up to 24 hour after you have left the venue, you can pay for your parking on the APCOA Connect App. Once you have downloaded the app, use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Surface Car Park.

You can also pay for parking via the APCOA website here, click which car park you parked in and then you will be able to pay for parking.

Can I pay by cash within P&J Live?

At P&J Live it is our aim to be completely cashless, all of our bars, kiosks and restaurants accept card and contactless payments. This is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction.

There are no cash machines on the TECA sites.

What bus can take me to P&J Live?

Regular buses will be coming in and out of the complex daily for public use. Details on bus routes and operators are still in discussion and any updates will be posted on the getting here page of the website.

Currently, the Stagecoach Bluebird Jet Service 727 runs regularly from Aberdeen City Centre to Aberdeen Airport, stopping in the TECA site.

How do I purchase accessible seating for a show at P&J Live?

All the tickets for our Special Access Platform are sold via our ticket agent Ticketmaster.

Further information on accessibility at the Venue can be found on our Accessibility page.

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