Let’s Talk Tying the Knot - Febraury 2023

Our Let's Talk Tying the Knot stage in association with Tie the Knot Scotland plays host to a range of experts speaking on a range of wedding planning topics - our October sessions will be available soon, see below our sessions from February 2023. 


What to do now you’re engaged: top tips to wedding-planning success with Catherine, Fin Flükra

You’ve ticked off showing off the ring and made it to the Scottish Wedding Show. So far, so good! But if you’re not sure what to do next and it’s all starting to feel a little overwhelming and expensive, fear not – our wedding-planning expert sets out what you should be doing and when, what to prioritise in your plans and how to set and allocate your budget, without breaking the bank. 

Fin Flükra
Fin Flükra specialise in creating personal, one-of-a-kind celebrations for modern couples planning to marry or elope in Scotland. Whether you’re looking for full, partial or hourly planning, its planner-in-chief Catrina Duthie can figure out what best suits you. From managing your budget, keeping on top of your admin, to sharing her unrivalled book of creative contacts, she's there to help make sure your wedding planning stays firmly in your ‘things I love doing’ sphere of life. 


Beautiful, radiant skin starts here!

Sandra Coetzer is a Clarins Business Manger & brand ambassador with over 24 years knowledge in skincare & Clarins products to suit all skin types & concerns.
Stephanie Gardner is an Assistant Business Manager. She is a qualified Clarins Beauty Therapist & Beauty Coach Specialist.

Wedding photography: how to seem camera-confident even if you’re not with photographer Anna Laska, Anna Laska Photography

Feeling nervous about having a camera pointed at you all day? A wedding photography expert tells us their tips and tricks for putting couples at ease and talks through how to pose and look your best in your wedding photos. 

Anna Laska

Anna Laska is an arty and quirky soul who has a passion for capturing life's special moments and turning them into lasting memories. Her love for photography and ability to make people feel comfortable in front of the camera sets her apart. With an eye for detail and a unique perspective, she creates images that are not only beautiful but also tell a story. Her friendly and energetic personality makes her a joy to work with and her clients always leave feeling happy and satisfied with their experience. Whether it's a wedding, portrait, or a simple candid, Anna has the skill to bring out the beauty in everything she captures. 

Brides and mums: get a head start on wedding outfit shopping  with Joyce Young OBE, Joyce Young Design Studios 

Not sure where to begin with wedding dress or outfit shopping? This esteemed occasion wear and bridal designer is here to bust some of the common preconceptions and myths surrounding wedding attire – and how to achieve your look, your way. 

Joyce Younge OBE

Celebrating 30 years in business this year, Glasgow School of Art graduate Joyce Young OBE has become known for dressing brides and mothers who choose to have simple, stunning, elegant designs. Her studios are based in the north of Glasgow and London. The friendly and experienced team will help you achieve you perfect look whether from Couture, designed especially for you, or Studio, made to order collections. 

Ceremonies: vows with wows with celebrant Norrie Flowers, Independent Humanist Ceremonies

How your celebrant can help you create an unforgettable wedding ceremony that tells your love story your way – and keep you on the right track with the crucial legal admin and paperwork. 

Independent Humanist Ceremonies utilise the talents of a diverse team of celebrants dedicated to delivering personalised, thoughtful, and unique wedding ceremonies of all kinds throughout Scotland. Norrie Flowers has conducted countless humanist ceremonies across the country since 2006 and has become known for helping couples to design a highly personal and professional ceremony, tapping into his many years' experience as a manager, keynote speaker and speech writer. He loves meeting people and working with them to create a unique ceremony reflecting you both as a couple and delighting your family and friends.