Wedding favours are small gifts given to guests as a token of appreciation from the newly married couple and really helps with your table dressing. A thoughtful and unusual wedding favour will be appreciated, remembered and will add a touch of fun to the occasion.
The choice is huge from beauty, DIY and heart favours, through to edible favours, puzzles, magnets, stickers, chocolates, as well as really fun ones to keep the children amused.
Here’s some great ideas from businesses offering wedding favours based in the North East from places like Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough, Tyneside and Northumberland, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your North East Wedding magazine when contacting a business offering wedding favours.
The wholesale experts at WholesaleSweets.co.uk have looked at the sweet treats a couple chooses and what it says about them. Wedding favours are usually a small, fun and sweet way of saying thank you to guests for attending a wedding. Traditionally wedding favours were sugared coated almonds but over the years people have put their own spin on wedding favours and now give out things like sweets, jars of honey or jam and even mini shots. Kathryn Hague from Wholesale Sweets said: "Wedding favours have been around for years and it's really interesting to see what people choose for them these days.
Posted: 19 July 2022
Macmillan's new collection of wedding favours are beautifully crafted and are a great way to thank guests, honour absent friends and raise money for the growing number of people living with cancer in the UK. new range this year includes something to suit every taste, including a variety of cultural and religious favours and rainbow pin badges. 100% of the profits of every wedding favour purchase from Macmillan's shop will help the charity to continue doing whatever it takes to support the millions of people living with cancer across the UK.
Posted: 27 June 2022
With 2022 set to be a big year for weddings, with many delayed due to the pandemic, personalised details have been named as a big trend by Etsy, who reported a 107% increase in searches for custom wedding favours. This is clear from what people are searching for on social as well, with the hashtag #weddingfavours featuring in over 450,000 Instagram posts. People are looking for ways to make their big day extra special, whether that's finding gifts for those who've helped with the planning, exploring unique ways to decorate tables, or looking for presents for brides and grooms. Timothy Taylor's personalised range can be appreciated by all lovers of great-tasting, Yorkshire ale.
Posted: 27 May 2022
Situated in Northamptonshire, Sweet Lounge Gummies provides high-quality sweets made from natural ingredients. The business first launched in 2014 and the team has been working hard to create delicious sweets that are all vegan and don't include any artificial colours or flavours. The staff are thrilled to be launching in stores around the North East with five of its popular gummies in its core range, including Fruity Bears, Fizzy Blue Raspberry Bottles, Fizzy Strawberry Hearts, Fizzy Cola Bottles and Fizzy Fruity Bears. The company uses environmentally friendly packaging that's 100 per cent plastic-free and are all compostable.
Posted: 3 May 2022
Honeywell Biscuit Co has launched a new range of seasonal and bespoke wedding biscuits - perfect as favours, place settings and gifts for the bridal party! Nestled in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, the bakery is home to more than 2,000 cookie cutters and a team of biscuit artists creating beautifully decorated biscuits for weddings up and down the country. When it comes to flavours and favour designs the team have taken on everything from the traditional to the weird and the wonderful. Various biscuit flavours are available from popular vanilla to gingerbread and all are suitable for vegetarians, vegan biscuits can be organised too.
Posted: 21 April 2022
Fresh from winning Taste Master at The Spirits Business' Gin Masters Awards 2021, having been awarded the world's best gin by a panel of independent judges who described the gin as simply "stunning". 2022 sees the lauded brand offer their gin in stylish gifting options with a personalised dedication and miniature bottles which are great as wedding favours. Elephant Gin offers a gift that both tastes great and is one of a kind, 15% of the profit from each bottle also gives back to foundations that work to protect African elephants (they've raised nearly £1m to date)
Posted: 7 April 2022
Yeti & The Fox is a simple yet effective pharmaceutical-free solution to the dreaded hangover. With many couples choosing to opt for hangover survival kit-style wedding favours (we love this idea) Yeti & The Fox is a must-have addition. Here comes the science bit! S-acetyl gluthione is the body's main natural antioxidant and immune system booster helping the body stay healthy. When combined with N-acetyl cysteine and vitamin B6, it becomes highly effective and fighting toxins ingested via food and drink. Glutathione is in fact needed by our bodies to break down toxic substance acetaldehyde the offending substance produced as alcohol is broken down by the liver. It's also to blame for liver damage and many of the most hideous symptoms experienced during a hangover. So, with the acetaldehyde-busting ingredient glutathione being at the core of Yeti & Fox it's clear to see why it works!
Posted: 16 December 2021
Located in Northumberland, Oakwood Soaperie creates soap wedding favours using natural and plant-based ingredients. The service is proving more popular than ever before, which is why the company will be adding new options soon including luxurious and custom-wrapped half-size bars that can be tailored to match any colour scheme. There's also a rustic option that includes a choice of soap in a white cotton muslin bag, featuring the company's logo and the couple's name, wedding date or a special message. Oakwood Soaperie's owner Ceri Aitman started the businessback in 2010 and specialises in cold process soaps and deluxe bath products. She says, "I'm finding more couples are getting in touch regarding ethical and handmade choices for their weddings this year – something we're all about that here at Oakwood Soaperie."
Posted: 5 August 2021
When it comes to sourcing the perfect favours, it's so important to find a trustworthy company with a passion for what they do. We caught up with the owner of Oakwood Soaperie, Ceri Aitman, to discover what they offer couples on their special day. Read what Ceri has to say below. "Being creative has been a passion of mine for most of my life. I've made things from scratch for as long as I can remember, starting with simple balms using beeswax and rosewater.
Posted: 22 July 2021
As we excitedly continue our journey on the roadmap out of lockdown and back to normality; here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we're thrilled about every step towards weddings resuming to their brilliant best. What's more, wedding planning is in full swing now for those tying the knot from the summer and beyond, and what better place to start then choosing delectable sweet treats for your wedding day? A definite must-have! Petite, chic, colourful and oh-so divine macarons really are the perfect accompaniment to nuptials. Whether you have a showstopping tower to represent your wedding cake, or individual treats for favours the choice are endless – they can even be personalised. London's Oh La La! Macarons create picture-perfect bespoke macarons, designed to bring fun and joy to your special day.Handmade in Bloomsbury and naturally gluten-free, its irresistible bites of goodness are whipped up with a higher content of almond than most and filled with deliciously light buttercream frosting.
Posted: 3 May 2021