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8 Fun Themes For Your Wedding Reception

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Are you searching for a fun theme to add personality to your wedding reception? We might have the perfect suggestions for you today! 

Whilst your ceremony is the business end of your wedding day, your reception is the perfect opportunity to add some extra flair and fun to the day. Whether you’re dreaming of a winter wonderland, or a magical Harry Potter, today’s eight ideas might just appeal to you.

There are lots of ways to include a theme into your reception. From your cake to table centres, guest book and overall decor, if you’ve a theme in mind, go for it! 

  1. Disney – can you get any better than an injection of Disney to your day? Go for a general theme or knuckle down and choose your favourite Disney movie, popular choices include Beauty & The Beast or Cinderella.

2. Music – are you big music lovers or better still, musicians? Vinyl records make perfect table names or an alternative to a guest book.

3. Winter Wonderland – create a magical reception with touches of shimmer and sparkle for your own winter wonderland – sparklers, essential!

4. Harry Potter – well is there a better wizard around?! Hit Pinterest for thousands of ways to add this magical theme to your day.

5. Superhero – who is your favourite? From Superman to Batman, the choices are all pretty appealing to us!

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6. Star Wars – May the force be with you as you dream up amazing ways to recreate this unusual theme.

7. Festival – it’s a party after all! Reignite memories of festivals past and bring all the colour and cheer to your reception.

8. Nautical – Popular for summer weddings there isn’t anything we don’t love about a nautical themed day! Bonus points if your reception is by the sea.

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Image: Tanya Khardova


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