Fair success for brides brides-to-be

The Tara Wilkinson "Exclusively Yours" catwalk show. Picture by FRANK REID
The Tara Wilkinson "Exclusively Yours" catwalk show. Picture by FRANK REID

BRIDES-to-be enjoyed a successful night at a wedding exhibition set up to give them some top tips for their big day.

The Hartlepool Mail Wedding Exhibition was held at the Mayfair Centre, in Seaton Carew, on Tuesday evening and more than 200 visitors were in attendance.

Experts gave advice on everything from save-the-date cards, personalised wedding fireworks, and the perfect cake, while a catwalk show put on by Exclusively Yours was a huge success as models showed off some of the latest bridal wear.

The Mail’s display manager Joanne Spence said: “The event was a huge success, we had more than 200 people through the doors and the feedback from the exhibitors was very good. The catwalk display went down very well, and the event was a huge success.”

In addition to the services on offer, a raffle raised £129 for the Mail’s PlayBus appeal.

Some of the prizes included a three-course meal for two at The Grand Hotel (ticket number 591-595), Party night tickets for The Mayfair (526-530), a free facial by Something Special (826-830), a bottle of wine from Libby Dee Weddings (331-335), a personal organiser from Jarreds Stationary (546-550), 10 per cent off Exclusive Wedding Cars (686-690), a tiara from Gowns & Garters (451-455) and a free photo session plus a free print from Exposure (346-350).

Anyone who has not claimed their prize can contact Joanne Spence on (01429) 239324.