Proposing this leap year? We have everything you want for your wedding.
4th February 2012
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February is always a special month for lovers but it’s even more special this year.

2012 is a leap year, and tradition states that on the February 29th a woman can propose marriage to the man she loves.

Nobody knows where the tradition stems from, some say it dates back to Ireland in the 5th Century, others that it links to a fine levied by Queen Margaret of Scotland in 1288 and whilst less romantic souls say that it’s a more modern affair and probably days to the 19th Century.

Whatever the truth may be, it means that this February more people than ever will get engaged.

If you’re planning on popping the question this month, there are lots of things to consider.

The location, the ring, the perfect words, but once you’ve risen from bended knee, the real planning begins.

Weddings are often cited as one of life’s most stressful events but thankfully The Best of Norwich has got it all covered in our special wedding directory.

From the venue to the dress, we can help.

Unsure of the perfect flowers for your big day? Our recommended Norwich florists have vast experience and are recommended by wedding venues around Norwich.

Want to capture your day for posterity? Our Norwich photographers are highly recommended – just read their testimonials.

Looking for a unique honeymoon? Our Travel Agents offer special packages and they can even arrange for the captain to marry you at sea!

Getting married is all about your commitment to the person you love, not worrying about all the details.

While we can’t guarantee that everything will be stress-free, our wedding directory is certainly a step in the right direction!

You may even find it fun – spend some time out tucked away in the beautiful surroundings of the Wedding Presents Direct Norfolk showroom, picking your perfect presents whilst sipping champagne.

Even if you’re not ready to settle down just yet why not have a look and find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your other half.

If you want a traditional gift then The Norfolk Truffle Company specialise in handmade chocolates whilst Jewellers, Sonkai, create gorgeous bespoke jewellery - and no, it doesn’t have to be an engagement ring!

Just remember, if you get it right this February 14th, you might be needing our wedding directory sooner than you think!

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Chris and Sara G

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