Exciting news, brides and grooms-to-be! We're back with our first gorgeous wedding event of 2020 - this time at the beautiful Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort in Wicklow. Join us on Saturday, March 21st for a fun-filled afternoon of inspiration and entertainment at the beautiful Wicklow venue.
So, what's happening?
In true Confetti style, we'll be putting on a packed line-up of exciting wedding content at the stunning Wicklow resort. To kick things off, you'll be welcomed with refreshments and live music in the beautiful, light-filled James Joyce Reception space – we can't wait to meet you. Over the course of the afternoon, you'll be treated to expert beauty demos and learn from our panel of wedding experts during our panel discussion and Q&A. There'll also be exciting prizes and hopefully a lot of laughs.
About beautiful Druids Glen
A stunning setting in the heart of Wicklow, the five-star Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort is set in an idyllic location providing a beautiful backdrop for your wedding day. And the luxury wedding venue is just a thirty-minute drive from Dublin.
Whether you're planning an extravagant celebration in the hotel's elegant ballroom, an intimate gathering with friends, or a civil ceremony or civil partnership in the stunning, new outdoor venue The Woodland, wedding packages at Druids Glen offer choices to suit all budgets and tastes — all with those magical finishing touches that set it apart. The day is all yours, as it should be, as the venue caters for one wedding per day in the chandelier-lit James Joyce Ballroom.
You will be spoilt for choice with picturesque scenery for memorable photos, appetising menu choices of exceptional quality, led by Executive Head Chef Susan Leacy and delivered with a professional and friendly service that's second to none. And that's not all, renowned Wedding Coordinator Nessa Kearney will take you through your options and help you create the perfect wedding day for you.
Druids Glen wedding packages start from €95 per person. For more on the resort, head to the website. Of course, there's nothing like a great recommendation - read some great reviews of the beautiful Wicklow resort here.
In the coming weeks, we'll be revealing our packed line-up of content for the event. First up, our exciting panel of wedding experts who'll be joining Confetti Editor Laura Cunningham on stage for a fun, informative chat on all things wedding planning, styling, ceremonies, photography and more. And you'll get a chance to pick their brains in our interactive Q&A.
The Expert Panel
The Wedding Stylist: Lesiele Juliet
Lesiele Juliet is one of Ireland’s most sought-after wedding stylists and destination wedding experts. She'll be joining Laura on stage to talk about future trends, creating mood boards and colour schemes, what to DIY and when to call in the experts. A regular photoshoot and event director, she'll also tell you how best to brief your vendors, so everything looks exactly as you'd like.
The Wedding Celebrant: Conor Clear
Yep, it's your man from TV3 and, more recently, Virgin Media. After decades of working on the telly, presenter Conor Clear has now turned his hand to marrying people. Explaining his decision to become a wedding celebrant, Conor says: "I just love love! My background is in broadcasting media, having spent the last five years presenting the Love Zone on Dublin’s Q102, and I’ve also presented many wedding and bridal fairs." Conor knows everything there is to know about creating a gorgeous, personal wedding ceremony. After all, that's what it's all about.
The Wedding Photographer: Katie Kavanagh
Renowned photographer and wedding expert, Katie Kavanagh is a font of knowledge when it comes to weddings. A recent (very cool!) bride herself, her specialist subjects include timings, catching the light, how to relax and avoiding common wedding day mishaps.
The Wedding Coordinator: Nessa Kearney
Druids Glen's own Nessa Kearney will also be bringing her expertise to the stage. Nessa has 21 years of experience helping couples plan their perfect day, 16 of which she's spent at Druids Glen. A hugely important part of the wedding experience there, here's what the team at Druids Glen had this to say about their much-loved wedding coordinator. "Nessa is a gem and the reason many book their wedding at Druids Glen. We call her our Director of Romance!" But don't just take their word for it, some previous couples have said...
"You are a pleasure to work with and worth your weight in gold — a true asset to Druids Glen."
"Your professionalism was the deciding factor in our final decision to go with Druids Glen."
"From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for the amazing work you do and for being such a wonderful friend to us."
The Glam Squad
We're so excited to have beauty maven Charlene with us. Renowned makeup artist, beauty influencer and founder of Ella & Jo Cosmetics, Charlene will be taking to the stage to share her wealth wed-prep knowledge, makeup trial advice, hero beauty products, and wedding beauty mistakes to avoid.
Norma Jean O'Reilly
Hairstylist to the stars, Norma Jean will be joining Charlene on stage for our beauty bootcamp. Brown Sugar vet, Norma Jean has just launched her exciting new salon The Room in Dublin's Sandymount – we can't wait to visit.
But wait, there's more...
On the day, you'll also have the chance to check out Druids Glen's incredible new outdoor ceremony space, The Woodland - and you're going to love it. The Woodland is a brand new ceremony area, carefully designed and developed by the Druids Glen team, giving couples the perfect setting for their 'I Dos'. Situated on the beautiful grounds, The Woodland is just a short walk over a picturesque bridge from the hotel. It’s perfect for weddings of any size, with a capacity for up to 200 guests.
Set amongst the beautiful woods with stunning views, The Woodland is absolutely picture perfect for any couple as they start this new chapter of their life together, surrounded by friends and family.
And that's not all...
If you fall in love with Druids Glen on the day, and you might, the venue will be offering an extra special wedding offer to event-goers for bookings made by April 21st, 2020.
How to secure tickets
Tickets for Say 'I Do' at Druids Glen with Confetti Magazine are limited to 2 per person and free of charge.
Date: Saturday, 21st March 2020.
Time: 12.30 - 4pm
Location: Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort, Newtownmountkennedy, Co.Wicklow
Stay tuned for more updates on the exciting line-up, in the coming weeks - this is one not to be missed!
As spaces for this event are limited, there is a maximum of two tickets available per person. If for any reason you can't make the event after booking tickets, please let us know here.