1440 Gay Pastor Love Always Wins image via Allendale Church gay wedding guide 881x404 - LGBT News: September 1440 Gay Pastor Love Always Wins image via Allendale Church gay wedding guide 881x492 - LGBT News: September

LGBT News: September

The Royal Family experiences its first same-sex wedding, an American church retaliates to anti-gay activists with message of love wins, and more LGBT News from around the world.

hair accessories and wedding jewellery by Lola and Alice wedding accessories via the gay wedding guide 881x404 - INTERVIEW: Lola and Alice hair accessories and wedding jewellery by Lola and Alice wedding accessories via the gay wedding guide 881x492 - INTERVIEW: Lola and Alice

INTERVIEW: Lola and Alice

Elizabeth Raderecht sourced jewellery for a designer shop in her late 20s before working for magazines and running a successful online fashion and accessories boutique; but after taking time off …

Will Buckley a Toastmaster via the gay wedding guide 881x404 - Interview: Cheers to the Toastmaster Will Buckley a Toastmaster via the gay wedding guide 881x492 - Interview: Cheers to the Toastmaster

Interview: Cheers to the Toastmaster

Will Buckley knows how to make people feel welcome; he has been working in the entertainment industry for more than 17 years, five of which were spent working on the five-star Celebrity Cruises, and  he is also available to hire as a wedding Toastmaster and Master of Ceremonies. We asked him how he got started…

Ned-Food-Large-lesbian-weddings Ned-Food-Large-lesbian-weddings

REVIEW: A Wedding Breakfast at The Ned

When the Gay Wedding Guide was invited to feast on a three-course wedding breakfast at The Ned, we sent our spokesperson, restaurant guru and himself a groom-to be, Hugh Wright, along to review it on our behalf. This is his verdict…

international wedding trends 2018 report via the gay wedding guide 881x404 - International Wedding Trends Report international wedding trends 2018 report via the gay wedding guide 881x492 - International Wedding Trends Report

International Wedding Trends Report

The 2018 International Wedding Trend Report is out and it includes an LGBT+ section – hoorah! Key trends for this year include nouveau art deco, powdery pastels, mid-century features such as Moroccan rugs, brass finishings and layered lighting.

Glebe-town-hall Glebe-town-hall

Sydney’s Free Weddings

It’s time to celebrate in Sydney, and not just because it’s Christmas, but because same-sex couples are being offered free use of some of Sydney’s most prominent wedding venues! Yes, …


LGBT Couples Throughout History

This hand-picked timeline of LGBT couples throughout history is a thank you to those courageous campaigners and same-sex couples who bravely put same-sex marriage in the spotlight.

H1440-ampton-Court-Palace-wedding-showcase-dinner-image-copyright-Nick-Rose-Photography H1440-ampton-Court-Palace-wedding-showcase-dinner-image-copyright-Nick-Rose-Photography

Party at a Palace

Boy, oh boy, do the folk at Historic Royal Palaces know how to put on a show. How do we know? Because we were lucky enough to be invited to …


Australia says “We Do”

Australia is to become the 26th nation to legalise same sex marriage after 61.6% of Australians voted “Yes” at the polls on 15th November, 2017…

Australian-flag-image-via-wikimediacommons Australian-flag-image-via-wikimediacommons

Australia’s licence to discriminate?

…‘Yes’ advocates reject newly proposed law.  A new same-sex marriage bill that had been suggested by Australia’s Liberal Senator James Paterson (pictured), has received a sharp rejection from gay rights …

GWG-Winner-Best-LGBT-Award GWG-Winner-Best-LGBT-Award

Wedding Blog Award Winners!

We are chuffed to bits to have been named Best LGBT Wedding Blog at the Wedding Blog Awards! View all the winners in this special video (and several close ups of Gethin Jones!)

doughnuts-at-Alex-and-Lynsey-lesbian-wedding-Somerset-photographer-and-copyright-Ragdoll-Photography doughnuts-at-Alex-and-Lynsey-lesbian-wedding-Somerset-photographer-and-copyright-Ragdoll-Photography

Prenups: All You Need to Know

It may not be the most romantic part of planning your wedding but, if you are getting married you should consider whether to enter into a pre-nuptial agreement. London law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explain…

updated-free-uber-ride-uber-voucher-gay-wedding-guide-hero updated-free-uber-ride-uber-voucher-gay-wedding-guide-hero

FREE Ride with UBER!

We’ve joined forces with UBER to offer new UBER users a free ride of up to £15! Call it an UBER Voucher if you like, but to claim your free ride, all you have to do is enter the code GWGUBER

Map-of-Countries-where-same-sex-marriage-is-legal-via-The-Gay-Wedding-Guide Map-of-Countries-where-same-sex-marriage-is-legal-via-The-Gay-Wedding-Guide

MAP: Countries Where Same Sex Marriage is Legal

LGBT rights are changing for the better, but homosexuality is still deemed illegal in 80 countries and territories. Use our interactive LGBT Rights map to highlight countries where same sex marriage is legal and plan your honeymoon safely…

seed-pod-wearearrow seed-pod-wearearrow

Unique Wedding Jewellery Maker: WeAreArrow

Tatiana Andrea hand makes individual pieces of jewellery inspired by her surroundings so don’t be surprised if you find silver seeds, petals or pod-shaped rings or necklaces in her collection. We find out how it all began…

Selection-of-Yellow-Wedding-Buttonholes-by-Linden-Flowers-via-the-Gay-Wedding-Guide Selection-of-Yellow-Wedding-Buttonholes-by-Linden-Flowers-via-the-Gay-Wedding-Guide

Linden Flowers | Unique Wedding Buttonholes

Family-run, East Lothian florist, Linden Flowers, knows what looks good when it comes to flowers and floristry. But its their unique wedding buttonholes that caught our eye. We caught up with their creator to find out more…

signing signing

Same-Sex Marriage Bill & Questions

Love is the same whether you are gay or straight, and MPs cheered in the House of Commons when it was announced that HM The Queen had approved the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act. We answer your questions about the bill…

swynford-manor-wedding-ceremony-ben-bull-photography swynford-manor-wedding-ceremony-ben-bull-photography

Ceremony Conundrums & Same Sex Marriage

The law may have changed, but are we any the wiser? What are the rules about church weddings, and who can conduct the service – a minister, a celebrant or a registrar? What’s the difference anyway? We find out…

powdered-floral-wig-by-Harriet-Parry-bespoke-floral-designs-for-weddings-and-events-via-the-gay-wedding-guide powdered-floral-wig-by-Harriet-Parry-bespoke-floral-designs-for-weddings-and-events-via-the-gay-wedding-guide

Etsy Wedding Fair Roundup

We recently attended the Esty Wedding Fair and met some brilliantly talented creatives who can help you add something different, something personal, to your wedding. Here’s our overview…

Here-Come-the-Brides-by-Miss-Sarah-Cake-40-of-the-best-gay-wedding-cake-toppers-via-The-Gay-Wedding-Guide Here-Come-the-Brides-by-Miss-Sarah-Cake-40-of-the-best-gay-wedding-cake-toppers-via-The-Gay-Wedding-Guide

Miss Cake: Wedding Cake Toppers

Interview Former cake-maker decided to evolve her Miss Cake business after (in her own words) “scoffing one too many cakes” and began designing and hand-making quirky cake toppers from her …


Same-Sex Marriage Destination: Manchester

In collaboration with VisitManchester, we’ve compiled this infographic highlighting some of the cities most standout, gay welcoming wedding venues. It includes the Central Library, a water palace, a Tudor Hall and a fabulously opulent Art Nouveau restaurant.

London-INFOGRAPHIC-final London-INFOGRAPHIC-final

Same-Sex Marriage Destination: London

In partnership with VisitLondon we’ve produced an infographic highlighting some of London’s most stand-out gay welcoming wedding venues including the iconic Kensington Palace, a Music Hall, a cabaret hall and a stately home.


Same-Sex Marriage Destination: Brighton

In celebration of the first anniversary of the Same-Sex (Marriage) Act, The Gay Wedding Guide has partnered with VisitBrighton to produce an special same-sex wedding infographic for the region….

Gay_Couple_Kiss_under_Water-By-Tony-O-from-Atlanta-USA-K-1000-on-flickr.com-via-Wikimedia-Commons Gay_Couple_Kiss_under_Water-By-Tony-O-from-Atlanta-USA-K-1000-on-flickr.com-via-Wikimedia-Commons

LGBT Couples Urged to Research Honeymoon

New research from the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office suggests whilst fewer than 50% of LGBT couples research whether a destination is LGBT-friendly before travelling there, 30% experienced negative attitudes during their trip…