What’s On

Relax and indulge with a glass of bubbly in the Champagne Bar, while planning the rest of your visit. Join us at The Catwalk and watch the spectacular show, showcasing our talented bridal designers. Browse through our pages to check out timetables, plan your visit and see what’s on at the The National Wedding Show.

The Catwalk

The National Wedding Show Catwalk is our flagship feature and showcases a selection of dresses from top designers to high street names. The catwalk will inspire you with all the ideas you need to achieve your ‘wedding day look’, pairing beautiful dresses with on-trend hair, makeup and accessory ideas.

Enjoy the VIP experience

Our VIP guests will enter the show ahead of the crowds and be able to get exclusive access to the VIP lounge where you can indulge in a glass of fizz with your bridal party while opening your goody bag packed full with beauty products. The reserved seating at the Catwalk Show is invaluable, offering perfect viewing for the latest on-trend bridalwear, bridesmaid dresses, groomswear, and mother of the bride outfits.


The Inspiration Lab will give brides and grooms the opportunity to get involved with a selection of workshops throughout the weekend to learn hints and tips for their big day. If you are thinking of adding a personal touch to your special day then look no further!

Hitched Wedding Planning Platform

Your Wedding. Planned to perfection. Wedding industry experts will take to the Hitched stage offering valuable wedding planning advice at both London and Birmingham shows.

The Floral Inspiration Lab

Exclusive to our Manchester show, talented experts from top florist Joseph Massie will be hosting free DIY workshops teaching you skills to make some truly beautiful floral creations


The Inspired Bakes Gallery will showcase an array of delectable wedding cakes from the regions top cakemakers to help you choose the perfect wedding cake for your big day!

The Eclectic Boutique

Whether you’re looking for creative ideas for a quirky edge or a hint of vintage, you will find what you are looking for at the Eclectic Boutique!

the grooms’ room

Gather the groomsmen and get them down to Olympia this September where Cad & The Dandy return with some of their favourite groomswear brands.

The Entertainment Stage

The National Wedding Show at Manchester Central will showcase The Entertainment Stage at the show where a range of talented entertainment acts from musicians to classical performers will be taking centre stage to showcase their talents!

Bars & Restaurants

With a range of bars, restaurants and cafes with delicious menus there are plenty of places to relax and indulge yourself in between shopping!

The Champagne Bar

Start the celebrations early and toast your big day with your wedding party! Indulge in a glass of fizz and a delicious bite to eat – a well-deserved break after a busy day planning.

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