Marriage has changed a great deal only in the last few decades. Gone are the obligatory white dresses, posed formal photos and stuffy traditions.
Weddings today have an ‘anything goes’ feel where brides and grooms can call the shots. Here are some obvious things that have changed about marriage:


Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that they are everywhere. Unfortunately, you can see at least one in every wedding picture – and it’s even worse when the bride who is taking selfies on social media profiles! Children are not running amok on the dance floor anymore but stuck in a corner on their iPads. A counterattack to this recent trend has begun, the so-called ‘unplugged’ wedding where such devices are prohibited. Speak to your venue about any ideas you have like this. For a Wedding Venues Newbury, visit a site like Newbury Races, one of the leading Wedding Venues Newbury.

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Still on the theme of digital trends, personal hashtags have become an important way for people to collect photos of family and friends and your photographer might even join in the fun!

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  1. Non-Traditional Wedding

Instead of the couple fitting the wedding, your wedding now fits you. The whole experience is really personal now. Websites and magazines have done a great job in displaying all kinds of offbeat weddings, including brides with tattoos, for example. A decade ago, these would not have been displayed. If you want to get married in a barn, you can. If you want to wear Dr. Marten boots, you can and the number of unique places to get a marriage license is increasing every year.