Don’t Tell The Groom – Win your wedding!

To celebrate 2012 being a leap year when traditionally women may propose, Mrs Jones Bridal Boutique is offering one lucky bride to be the chance to win her dream wedding worth over £5000 with our fantastic partner suppliers.

Our competition  has now closed and we have chosen our winners: Amanda Phillips and Simon Miles – full details and pictures are found on the blog. Please check back for future competitions. Thanks to everyone who took part.

So what can you win?

1. Mrs Jones Bridal Boutique are offering a wedding dress up to the value of £1,000.

With a wide range of styles and sizes, we would love to help you find your dream dress and what’s more, offer up to the value of £1000 on us.

In addition to the dress, we’ve teamed up with our favourite suppliers to help with the other elements of the day:


 2 . £750 worth of wedding photography from Adam Hillier Photography.

Adam and his team are local photographers who specialise in wedding and portrait photography. Adam’s enthusiasm and passion is clear when you meet him – he just loves photography and weddings! His style is relaxed and professional – check out his work at his website or pop in and see him at his studio.

 Tel Studio: 01635 766066


3. £520 Sonoma touch of Bliss spa break for 2:

Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa is a privately owned 4 star country retreat that is situated in the very heart of the Berkshire. It’s Spa and Health Club is one of the top rated spas in the country with luxurious facilities including an 18m swimming pool, sauna, steam and aromatherapy rooms plus a state of the art gym and dance studio.

  The prize includes a cleansing and exfoliating foot ritual with either a refresh body reviver    (including a full body massage with warm poultices using Sicilian lemon and basil oil) or  Real luxury body indulgence (full body hot stone massage with lavender, jasmine and Brazilian rosewood). A relaxing facial pressure point massage and scalp massage ends the treatment. Follow the treatments with full use of the health club facilities, 3 course evening meal from our seasonal market menu, accommodation in an Executive room and Full English breakfast the following morning.



4. £500 worth of floristy from The Allium Design Company.

Karen at Allium is a perfectionist. She loves talking about flowers and has some ingenious ideas to suit all budgets. Her style is chic and individual – a total professional and has fantastic ideas for props and styling. She really listens to what her clients want and helps them create the look of their specification.


5. A cake worth £500 from Cakes by Katie B.

Fun and unique Katie B has a personality to match her cakes. She can create (almost) anything and can offer advice and tips whether you want a more traditional fruit cake or even Oreo cupcakes! Her cakes are absolutely delicious and as she says ” tasting is believing


6. £500 in a ‘Save 2 Spend’ Account from Newbury Building Society.

Very generously, the team at Newbury have donated money into a savings account to help start the gift list. With £500 for starters, you can invite your guests to donate money into the fund to save for that dream honeymoon, brand new kitchen, new household items,  or a TV and cinema system. You get to spend the money your way.


7. £400 towards grooms wear hire at Suits Newbury.

A neighbour in Weavers Walk, Mark Fish and his team at Suits Newbury are the leading independent formal menswear specialists and have a range of suits for any occasion – from top hat and tails to a fantastic tailored suit, you can ensure your groom won’t let you down on the day!

8. £400 towards bespoke design and print stationery from Apple Print.

Apple Print offers a range of services including creative design, web and print. Having just celebrated their 25th year they can help you design your invites your way and printed to a very high standard.

9. £300 voucher for Jacques Vert at Camp Hopson

Take your Mum shopping at Camp Hopson and treat her to an outfit at Jacques Vert- with their range of occasion wear – with some fabulous hats! Camp Hopson is Newbury’s oldest department store and has recently won the accolade as Britain’s Best Independent Department Store!

The new Jacques Vert collection is led by smart, feminine and elegant occasion wear complete with co-ordinating accessories, all designed with weddings, race days, parties and special occasions in mind. Light layering pieces and stylish summer dresses complete the collection for a gorgeous summer wardrobe in sizes 10 – 24.




10. £200 towards your honeymoon at Charter Travel and 5% discount off your holiday!

Planning your honeymoon can be one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning and the team at Charter Travel will help guide you through the process.

Charter Travel 74 Hambridge Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5TA. Tel: 0163 55 10 11


11. £200 car hire at Blue Swallow Wedding Car Hire.

How would you like to arrive in a brand new frost blue Jaguar XF?  John Bustin knows all about weddings and cars. A retired wedding photographer, he knows all about punctuality, presentation and peace of mind. Enjoy being chauffeured in style with a glass of bubbly to relax!



Wow, this is a really great prize and to enter all you need to do is answer a really simple question and tell us about your proposal story.

So, if you are engaged to be married, what are you waiting for – £5000 is a great value prize to ease the budget and if you are thinking about proposing to your partner – what better excuse do you need!

Get entering below! Closing date is 30th June 2012.

The competition has now closed. The Grand Finale will be held on Thursday 12th July 5.30-9pm and we look forward to seeing you all then!

Name of Bride

Name of Groom


Date of wedding

Date of Dress purchase

Date of Groom purchase

Telephone Number

Your Email (required)

Answer this question - How many years have Mrs Jones and Suits Newbury collectively been open?

Why do you deserve to win?



Competition terms and conditions:

Terms and conditions:. All entries must be returned with a picture of the couple entered. The winner will be notified at a special event held before 31st July 2012 when all couples entered will be invited to attend. The prize will consist to vouchers for wedding services from the partners specified and there is no cash alternative. The vouchers must be used and serviced booked by 31 December 2012 for weddings before 31 December 2013. No purchase necessary. The competition is not open to any partners or a member of their families. The winning couple will be required to take part in press publicity. The data you provide will be held and processed by us at all times in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Contact details will only be used by partner suppliers to keep you informed about news and offers. Suppliers reserve right not to offer services if already booked on wedding day but will do their best to accommodate.