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New coronavirus wedding rules mean you can actually only invite 13 people

It should be the ­happiest day of your life – but the pandemic is turning ­wedding dreams into messy nightmares.

The Government ­introduced tougher restrictions this week and from tomorrow, only 15 guests will be allowed at a wedding, which has been cut from 30.

And there is more bad news for the bride and groom too. Here’s what you need to know:

The sting in the tail.

The Government has said you can have only 15 people at the ­ceremony and ­reception. This has been ­interpreted as you are allowed to invite 15 people.

As a consequence, those who already have a wedding booked under the old restrictions have been trying to chop their list down to 15 loved ones.

But the law is you can have a maximum of 15 ­people at the ­ceremony and reception – and this includes the bride and groom plus any third party

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6 Traditional Wedding Stationery Rules You Don’t Need to Follow

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Breanna White Photography

If you’ve begun your wedding planning journey, you’ve likely encountered certain old-school rules, like you can’t have a mixed wedding party (you most definitely can) or you have to have a wedding cake (spoiler: you don’t). There are also many traditional wedding stationery rules that you don’t have to follow. In fact, some of these outdated customs (such as assuming a couple shares a last name or only using “Mr.” and “Mrs.”) can make certain guests feel excluded. Traditional wording, colors and designs can also limit your creativity. Your stationery sets the tone for the whole event, so you want to ensure it represents you, the couple, to the fullest. We’re here to help you plan the wedding of your dreams—starting with your invitations and save-the-dates. Here are six traditional wedding stationery rules you can break, and what to do instead.

Here’s the traditional wedding stationery etiquette

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When can I host events again? The new Covid-19 rules for birthdays, anniversaries and small parties

After a recent surge in the number of people contracting coronavirus, Boris Johnson has ushered the UK into a new, six-month-long shutdown period, tightening restrictions on social gatherings, which means gatherings of more than six people indoors or outdoors are now illegal in England. Anyone caught flouting the rules with be slapped with a £100 fine, doubling with each offence, up to a maximum of £3,200. The restrictions won’t apply to schools, workplaces or Covid-secure weddings, funerals and organised outdoor team sports. So how will this affect parties?

Restaurants, pubs and places of worship have been allowed to open again since July 4, however from Monday, only table service will be permitted and customers will be required to wear face coverings at anytime they are not seated. Private dining rooms were also able to resume service, although groups will now be strictly limited to six adults and children. Groups of

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