December is the most popular month to get engaged in the UK, according to wedding app Bridebook, which means that many brides and grooms-to-be are now embarking on the mammoth task of planning their big day. Meanwhile wedding planner and 'party architect' Johnny Roxburgh adds: "In the days of austerity (and Brexit) people want to celebrate with glamorous and upbeat weddings.
An Australian wedding magazine has closed down after failing to respond to calls to feature same-sex weddings. The founders of White Magazine, Luke and Carla Burrell, said they faced pressures from campaigners to be more inclusive after Australia's parliament voted to legalise gay marriage in December 2017. “White Magazine has always been a secular publication, but as its publishers, we are Christian.