How to save a fortune on your wedding

Hannah Ricci

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With wedding season in full swing, couples throughout the country are likely to be watching the pennies in the countdown to the big event. Money worries may not be the most romantic start to married life, but with the average wedding now costing a staggering £20,273 according to figures from HSBC, it is a genuine concern as the recession continues to bite.

Of course you don't need to spend anywhere near this much to have a day to remember, so we quizzed some bloggers in the know to share their top tips on cutting the cost.