30 Wedding Themes to Inspire you

Whether you’ve chosen to get married at the elegant Botleys Mansion, historic Notley Abbey, the very charming Silchester House, the warm and cosy surroundings at Cain Manor or any other beautiful wedding venue, you’ll no doubt want to theme your special day with something unique and spectacular.

We’ve come up with 30 wedding theme ideas to inspire you…

  • Floral wedding theme: from your wedding stationery to the details on your wedding dress and more, a floral wedding theme works well during any month of the year.
  • Monochrome wedding theme: If you’re a huge fan of monochrome then a black and white theme throughout your wedding day could look truly striking. Consider having your bridesmaids wear all black, a stylish black and white striped cake or mix match black and white tablecloths to complete your monochrome wedding style.
  • British Wedding theme: If you’ve loved watching the Royal family celebrate various occasions over the past several years then a British wedding theme could be for you! From a red, white and blue colour scheme to a proper English tea party and a Union Jack wedding cake, your British wedding theme could come together in no time.
  • Country Garden wedding theme: If you’re getting married during the summer months then a country garden wedding theme could be ideal. Consider giant garden games outside, Pimms on the lawn in front of a string quartet or jam jars filled with home grown flowers.
  • Vintage themed wedding: If you’re a fan of bygone eras then a vintage theme could be for you! A vintage wedding dress, vintage table accessories at your reception and a vintage car to get you to the church on time could be the start of your very special day.
  • Glitz and Glamour wedding theme: If you’re looking to add that touch of sparkle to your wedding day then a glitz and glamour theme could be perfect. From a glitzy pair of wedding shoes to diamante detailing on the cake, this elegant theme could be one to consider.
  • Travel wedding theme: If you’re planning a super honeymoon or you fell in love abroad, then a travel themed wedding day might suit you both down to the ground. Complete your theme by naming your reception tables with beaches from around the world, send out airline ticket style invitations or why not consider a sandcastle shaped wedding cake?
  • James Bond wedding theme: If you’re both major fans of James Bond films then you've simply got to choose a 007 wedding theme! With Skyfall, Diamonds are Forever and For Your Eyes Only as table name suggestions and a casino event for your event entertainment (after Casino Royale) you may find that your guests won’t want to go home at the end of the evening.
  • Rustic wedding theme: Hessian detailing around your bouquet and on your reception tables along with a tower of cheese as your wedding cake could be a great starting point for this fun and exciting wedding theme. Cain Manor is the perfect venue for a rustic themed wedding so check out the galleries if you're looking for inspiration.
  • Nautical wedding theme: Think blue bridesmaids dresses with white wedding  flowers; blue and white striped table décor; a lighthouse wedding cake topper and nautical themed stationery to complete your day.
  • Parisian themed wedding: Paris is known as the city of love, so a Parisian wedding theme with French detailing throughout could be the way forward for you both.
  • Colourful wedding theme: If you’ re looking to add a splash of colour to your wedding day then perhaps choose a single bold colour to display from your stationery to your bridesmaids. Or, consider including every colour of the rainbow throughout your day, in order to create truly stunning, unique and unusual wedding photography.
  • Festive wedding theme: You don’t have to be getting married around Christmas to have a festive wedding theme! Wreaths as centerpieces; a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings and crackers as wedding favours could pull this fun wedding theme together beautifully.
  • Disney themed day: If you’re both huge Disney fans, or you plan on visiting the Magic Kingdom on your honeymoon then this magical wedding theme suggestion might be just perfect. There are literally hundreds of ideas out there to help you pull together a wondrous Disney themed day.
  • Outdoor wedding theme: If you plan on getting married outside at a Bijou wedding venue or you love the idea of your guests congregating in a garden to celebrate your special day then an outdoor theme could be a fun suggestion. From lining your outdoor aisle with rose petals to dining on rows of tables, this could be a unique theme to consider.
  • Movie themed wedding: Consider including all of your favourite movies throughout your day; from table names to your all night party movie themed soundtrack, your wedding guests are bound to love your creative ideas!
  • Retro wedding theme: If you’re a fan of the 60s, 70s or 80s then a retro wedding theme could be cool. Old School board game center pieces, sweet shop sweets on a candy buffet or a Rubik’s Cube wedding cake topper could all be included in this fun wedding theme.
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll wedding theme: Your guests will love this wedding theme from the word go. Consider having your bridesmaids wear tea-length dresses, and don’t forget to hire a DJ with a great rock ‘n’ roll playlist so that you can dance the night away as a married couple.
  • Romantic themed wedding: It’s easy to add a touch of romance to your big day. The colours pink or red could be your starting point, followed by heart detailing throughout your special celebration.
  • Hollywood wedding theme: If you’re a huge fan of the celebrity world then you might just love planning a Hollywood themed wedding. Our suggestions include walking down a red carpet before you get to the aisle,wearing a red-carpet worthy wedding dress and having a miniature Hollywood sign on a tier of your cake.
  • Military wedding theme: If your grandfather, father or husband to be is in the military then think about decorating your day with military memorabilia. You should be able to pick up some amazing items at car boot sales or old antique shops.
  • Something Blue wedding theme: Most brides will want something blue featured somewhere throughout their wedding day – but why not consider this as an entire theme? From ‘something blue’ on the reception tables, to a single bridesmaid wearing blue or even a blue tier on the wedding cake. Have a lot of fun with this wedding theme!
  • Fairground wedding theme: If you loved the fairground as children then it might be fun to introduce this theme to your special day. A carousel style wedding cake or candy floss served throughout the evening entertainment could kick-start a stream of ideas for this exciting wedding theme.
  • DIY wedding theme: Add plenty of personal touches to your day with this creative theme. Try baking your own wedding cake, making all of your own wedding stationery and creating your own wedding favours if you’ve got plenty of time to get excited before your special day.
  • Circus themed wedding: Roll up roll up! A circus wedding theme could be fun and exciting for all of your guests. From unique entertainment to a Big Top wedding cake, the possibilities are endless when it comes to planning a circus themed wedding day.
  • Seaside wedding theme: You don’t have to be getting married on the coast to throw a seaside themed wedding. From a posh fish and chip wedding breakfast to sticks of rock given as wedding favours, your guests will love all the details that you can put together with this truly British wedding theme.
  • Pet wedding theme: If you’ve got a beloved pet that you want to involve in your wedding day celebrations or you’ve just always loved animals, then be sure to incorporate them into your wedding event.
  • Lego wedding theme: Is your partner addicted to Lego? Get him to make Lego table numbers or source a Lego bride and groom to sit on top of your Lego themed cake!
  • Halloween themed wedding: If you’re getting married on or around October 31st then what better excuse than to throw a spooky wedding party for your guests?
  • Superhero wedding theme: If you’re marrying a hero then you've simply got to go all out and have a superhero theme all day. There are dozens of cute superhero ideas to feature on the day, including having the groomsmen wear superhero t-shirts under their suits; superhero cufflinks or even a superhero wedding cake!

Your Bijou wedding coordinator can help make suggestions when it comes to pulling together your dream wedding theme, and don't forget Pinterest!