Fabulous wedding village offer from Cariad Canvas!

Today we’ve got a fabulous offer for all our lovely readers, courtesy of Cariad Canvas!


They’re offering nuptial couples their very own romantic suite for FREE when you pre book a bespoke canvas village of 12 luxury guest suites for your wedding, PLUS a children’s pay den if you book 20 guest suites.

To take advantage of this great offer just quote GREENUNIONVILLAGE when making your booking. (Standard event hire terms and conditions apply, available on request)

Offer is valid when booking between 23rd January and 23rd February 2013.

Contact info@cariadcanvas.co.uk for more information and to book your wedding village.

Cariad Canvas specialise in providing bespoke luxury tented villages of individual canvas suites for you and your wedding guests from small intimate gatherings of 50 to larger parties exceeding 450 guests throughout the UK, bringing the accommodation to you rather than you taking your guests to the accommodation, allowing you to set the time the fun stops and even carry the celebrations through to the next day.

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Posted in Green Wedding Marquees & Tents , Special Offers , Wedding Accommodation

Have your green wedding at fforest this Autumn!

Uniquely wonderful Welsh green wedding venue fforest has just let us know that due to a last minute event cancellation on the weekend of 14 to 17 September this year, they now have room for another magical fforest wedding!


The timing is perfect for a beautiful autumn wedding - the weather is usually really lovely then - still warm and sunny with a soft autumn light.

So if you're thinking about getting married in the Autumn of 2012 and still don't have a venue booked, get in touch with fforest right away as they would love to have a chat and let you know what they can do for you.

Find out more about fforest by going to their website coldatnight.co.uk

Posted in Green Wedding Inspiration , Special Offers , Venues

Fantastic midweek eco friendly wedding offer for July 2012!


Here's an amazing opportunity to throw a mid-week wedding, this summer, during the school holidays, on the weekend of 25th to 28th July 2012.

Perfect for teachers or lecturers who are stuck with choosing high season for their nuptials, the venue has been heavily reduced to £2500.00 (saving of £1890.00), plus...
Your guests' accommodation will be reduced by an extra 20%

You can even choose either a 2 or 3 night package.

Have your green wedding at fforest camp bewteen 25th July to 28th July and celebrate!


For anyone who was lucky enough to get proposed to on Valentines day, or the Leap Year and planning on getting married at short notice fforest also still has one other full price July weekend slot left to book!

For more details on either of fforest's offers contact Cassy on cassy.wiggins@coldatnight.co.uk or phone 01239 612 133

Posted in Green Wedding Special Offers , Venues

Fabulous ethical wedding ring offer - 30% discount!

CRED Jewellery are offering Green Union readers a fabulous 30% off their bestselling Fairtrade classic court wedding rings. The original and best, as the well known phrase goes!

Use voucher code GULOVES for 30% off CRED court wedding rings, meaning the prices start at just £196, why are you waiting!

CRED's court wedding ring comes in 18ct Fairtrade gold and you can choose either classic yellow gold or a more contemporary white gold in a Matt or Polished finish, allowing you to get the complimentary match for your engagement ring.


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Posted in Green Wedding Ethical Vendors , Jewellery , Special Offers

Celebrate Fair Trade Gold

With Fair Trade Fortnight just round the corner it seems the perfect time to tell you about the recent launch of the new Fair-trade Gold standard for jewellery. Its been a long time coming but now we're delighted to tell you it's become a reality.


February 14th 2011 marked the launch of Fair mined and Fair-trade gold, an exciting prospect for the jewellery industry, and one that we have long supported. Historically, gold mining has been a harsh and often unfair business for artisanal miners who are often left at the mercy of unfair supply chains making it difficult to get a fair price. Thanks to the new Fair-trade gold system, each stage of the gold mining process is monitored to ensure the money that the consumer spends will genuinely go back to those who worked to extract the gold from the earth.

To mark this positive development, one of our favourite jewellers, Leblas has just launched its latest collection of beautiful, timeless wedding bands for 2011. Each ring is made using fair trade white or yellow gold and conflict-free Canadian sourced diamonds. With rings starting from £220 right through to 18ct wedding bands, so whatever your budget, you can own a stunning wedding ring, safe in the knowledge that it has been responsibly and ethically mined.

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Posted in Green Wedding Ethical Vendors , Jewellery , Special Offers

Great New Year wedding offer at RSA London

One of our favorite eco friendly city wedding venues, the RSA House in Central London is offering a fabulous New Year deal.

If you're planning a winter wedding in the big city early in 2011, the RSA House makes a perfect location with their unique candlelit vaults providing a truly romantic atmosphere for your big day that's hard to beat.


Their early bird offer includes venue hire, sparkling wine reception for a minimum of 60 guests with a selection of canapés, three course wedding breakfast, half a bottle of house wine per person and a glass of sparkling wine for the toasts. There's an evening disco and dance floor, unlimited tea light candles, PA system, optional gels for vault uplighters thrown in and you can have a cash bar for the late party goers.


All that for £100 per person and the Happy Couple go FREE of charge!

This fantastic offer is available for weddings booked between January and March 2011. What are you waiting for?

For more information contact www.theRSA.org/house phone 020 7451 6815, or email weddings@rsa.org.uk

Posted in Green Wedding Special Offers , Venues

20% discount off ethical wedding & engagement rings

We're delighted to announce that Leblas Ethical Jewellery is offering GreenUnion visitors a 20% discount off all its ethical wedding and engagement rings until 31st July 2010. For more information and to take advantage of this offer go to their website www.leblas.com and quote promotional code “greenunion”.


You can choose from their unique collection of ethical wedding, engagement and commitment rings which are all made using only recycled 18ct white and yellow gold, traceable gemstones, and conflict-free diamonds. Every ring is made with traditional artistry and modern design.

With their 4 distinct band shapes: Almond, Together, Round, and Double Leblas carries a unique variety of beautiful diamond sets, such as “The Leaf Diamond Band” and “The Double Diamond” - this season’s hottest sellers.


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Posted in Green Wedding Conflict Free , Ethical Vendors , Fair Trade , Jewellery , Special Offers

Fantastic marquee offer!

Now here's an offer you can't refuse ...

The people at Forever Green in Nottinghamshire are offering a marquee for a wedding on the weekend of 26 November for the fantastic price of £1500 reduced from £4000! The capacity of the tent, including a dance floor and bar area is for 200 people.

If you're planning a shotgun wedding or still haven't found a spot for your special day, and save wedding the budget, this could be the answer to your dreams.

For more information get in touch with James Cannon at Ransomwood Estates on 01623 675304 or email James.Cannon@Ransomwood.co.uk

Posted in Green Wedding Marquees & Tents , Special Offers , Venues

Generous jewellery offer for World Fair Trade Day

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day this Saturday 8th May by choosing some great fashion picks from CRED Jewellery.


Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to get a fair deal from one of our favourite fair trade jewellers. CRED Jewellery are offering an amazing 20% off on their Silver collections and 10% off on their Fair Trade Gold collections for this weekend only.

To take part in CRED's World Fair Trade Day Promotion just shop on line.

PLEASE NOTE: the full price will show on checkout but you will find the discount has been calculated and confirmed on your confirmation email. If you are unsure just phone 01243 773588 or email info@credjewellery.com to place your order.

Posted in Green Wedding Events , Jewellery , Special Offers

Win a luxury honeymoon!

LIVING TV's really popular hit show ‘Four Weddings’ is back and they are looking for more brides-to-be to attend and score each other’s weddings.


They are particularly looking for a couple planning to throw a green wedding sometime between May and November 2010 who would like to feature in the third series due out early in 2011.

The idea is that each wedding will be scored, by the other couples, on the venue, the food, the overall experience and of course, the dress. The couple that score the highest will win the luxury honeymoon of their dreams!

We think this is a great opportunity for couples choosing the eco friendly option to get the message out that there is another way to get wed, instead of plumping for that old cookie cutter wedding. What's more, if your wedding scores the highest out of the four then you will win a luxury honeymoon.

To find out more visit www.livingtv.co.uk/fourweddings

And if you are interested in taking part visit www.livingtv.co.uk/shows/four-weddings/apply-for-season-three or please call 020 7157 3596 or email 4weddings@itv.com with your wedding date, phone number, wedding theme, a bit of info about you and your partner and anything else you think they should know.

Hurry they are casting now! Don't forget to tell them that you found out about the show from us here at GreenUnion.

Lots of luck!

Posted in Green Wedding Events , News , Special Offers

Spring savings on wedding favours!

We've got a fabulous special offer to celebrate the welcome arrival of wonderful Spring sunshine!

Pebble in the Pond are offering an amazing discount of 15% off any of their gorgeous handmade wedding favours ordered during the months of April and May.


Their quirky range of eco beautiful gifts includes:

Handmade soaps wrapped in vintage fabrics
Packets of British wildflower seeds personalised to your theme or colour
Totally natural bath ‘bombs’ hand wrapped in hessian and tied with a ribbon
Unique and unusual tealight holders handmade from recycled greenhouse glass
Lovely smelling vintage fabric hearts stuffed full of English lavender

So there is definitely something for everyone, we think, and the lovely Emma at Pebble in the Pond will be more than happy to send you samples of any of their wedding favours so you can take a close look prior to ordering, This special offer runs till the end of May so there's plenty of time for you to decide which one to choose.

To receive an automatic 15% off, please quote GU2 when ordering. For more information follow the link to Pebble in the Pond's wedding favours page.

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Posted in Green Wedding Gifts & Favours , Seasonal Celebrations , Special Offers

Fabulous wedding jewellery offer!

To celebrate their 'union' with us, ethical jewellers Leblas are offering our readers a fabulous 25% discount if you order an ethical engagement ring or wedding ring from them.


Your engagement and wedding are special and precious moments in life so you will want to choose a special ring to mark the occasion. Leblas jewellery creates beautiful and socially responsible ethical engagement and wedding rings. They use conflict-free diamonds, and recycled precious white and yellow gold for their jewellery. Choose from their range of contemporary ethical diamond rings and wedding bands, or get your discount on a custom made bespoke ring if you order before 31st January 2010.


Claim your 25% discount by entering the code 'Green Union' at checkout on the Leblas website or find out more by visiting their boutique on Sloane Street, London, emailing customerservice@leblas.com, or calling them for a chat on 020 7730 3418.

Don't forget to quote 'Green Union' when you purchase or commission your engagement ring or wedding band!

Offer lasts until 31st January 2010.

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A special Christmas gift voucher

Penrhos can solve your Christmas shopping dilemma. They are offering a special gift voucher for Christmas which includes:


Special Offer - three nights for the price of two on one of their courses during January.

Stay an extra night and totally unwind with a free massage.

2 day Women's Health 8th - 10th January 2010

2 day Food & Health 13th - 15th January 2010

To buy a Gift Voucher follow one of the links above or phone: 01544 230720
or email: info@greencuisine.org

For more information on all Greencuisine courses visit www.greencuisine.org

Posted in Green Wedding Gifts & Favours , Seasonal Celebrations , Special Offers

Bario-Neal Holiday Jewelry Sale

Bario-Neal Jewelry, our friends from across the 'pond', are wishing you all Happy Holidays with this fantastic offer!


In the holiday spirit, they are offering all website customers 50% off a purchase of $150 or more from the Alluvial, Camac, & Base Ten Collections.

Visit www.bario-neal.com and use the discount code holiday150 when checking out.


Hurry though - the 50% discount is only valid until Saturday December 12th.

Happy Holidays!

Posted in Green Wedding Jewellery , Special Offers

November promotion - 15% off all orders at Pebble in the Pond

Eco friendly wedding stylists and decorators Pebble in the Pond are offering our readers an amazing 15% off all orders placed in November across their complete range – whether you choose their styling service, hire their vintage china and linen or simply opt to order the sweetest wedding favours we've come across.


So if you are mulling over ideas for decorations or favours then they'd love to get their thinking caps on!

Find out more at pebble-in-the-pond.co.uk, email info@pebble-in-the-pond.co.uk or call for a chat on 07538 176829 (Emma) or 07538 176833 (Alex) and quote GreenUnion to claim your 15% discount.

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Posted in Green Wedding Decorations & Details , Special Offers

Deal of the Day!

bario_neal_ring.jpgBario-Neal & Lucky Magazine Knottedrush Ring Deal of the Day!

Starting today until tomorrow 25 September 2009 at midnight US time, in collaboration with Lucky Magazine, Bario-Neal are offering 50% off their Knottedrush Ring in silver and 10kt gold.

Visit bario-neal.com and enter the discount code luckydaily3 when checking out to receive your discount.


Posted in Green Wedding Jewellery , Special Offers

The Great Big Green Wedding Fayre

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Special Offer! GreenUnion Visitors get in for a discounted price of £8.00 for two (full price £12.00 for 2).

For more details, directions and to book your discounted ticket, check out the fair's dedicated website biggreenwedding.co.uk, contact Jemma@biggreenwedding.co.uk or tel: 0782460682 to claim your discount just quote GreenUnion when booking.

The Great Big Green Wedding Fayre is taking place at the Crosby Hall Educational Centre in picturesque Little Crosby and will make full use of the centre’s beautiful grounds, hall and outbuildings for the whole weekend.

Jemma Herbert and Amanda Barr of eco chic stationery company GreenLeaf Press, organisers of the fair say “We want to create, in effect, a sample wedding celebration to showcase the very best green wedding suppliers in a creative, multi sensory way.”

They are encouraging visitors to say ‘I Do Green’ and choose from a stunning selection of alternative eco bridal wear, vintage accessories, fairly traded jewellery, seasonal blooms, locally sourced and organic food and drink, natural beauty products, eco conscious stationery, green gift lists and eco honeymoons.

There's plenty to entertain too with a catwalk bridal show courtesy of Oxfam Bridal, live musicians, workshops on key green topics, complimentary vintage tea and organic cakes, and a chance to win a weekend at Titanic Spa the UK's first Eco Spa.

The event takes place at Crosby Hall Educational Centre in Little Crosby, near Liverpool
Saturday 5th September 11-5 pm
Sunday 6th September 11-4 pm

Posted in Green Wedding Events , Special Offers

Lazy Lates at the RSA

vaults-1.jpgIf you're thinking of a chic city wedding in central London, here's a fantastic special offer from the RSA House:

Lazy Lates Special Offer

Available from August 2009 through to March 2010

We know that organising a wedding can be hard work, especially at short notice! So for everyone thinking of getting married in the coming months, we have come up with some all inclusive packages to take the stress out of your day.

60 Guests for £6500 + VAT

80 Guests for £8000 + VAT

100 Guests for £9500 + VAT

Additional guests can join you for the day at a charge of just £95.00 + vat per person.

Evening guests only (after the Wedding Breakfast) can join you at no extra charge!

These packages include absolutely everything you need to have a fantastic day - room, candles, co-ordinator, menus and place cards, drinks reception, canapes, wedding breakfas, light evening buffet, disco and dancing.

One venue, one co-ordinator and one price. Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. All you need to do is invite the guests and decide what to wear!

Oh, and don't forget, if you book and pay before January you will only pay 15% VAT and save pounds! (VAT goes back up to 17.5% in January 2010)

To find out more contact the RSA House:
W: www.theRSA.org/house; Tel: 020 7451 6815; Email: weddings@rsa.org.uk

Posted in Green Wedding Special Offers , Venues

Late Availability Venue Offer

coombe-house.jpgGrab it while you can!

Snap up one of these really special deals from Coombe Farm & Woodlands Trust in Devon, a most amazing wedding venue:

August Special Offer
Saturday 15 August Wedding Venue hire for 70 people now only £2,000 (normally £2,500) or you can choose an Intimate Wedding for 20 people in the farmhouse which is only a snip at £950! To be booked along with 7 nights farmhouse self catering accommodation for up to 20 people from Friday 14 August to Friday 21st August 2009 at 20% discount - now only £2,700 (normally £3,376).

September Special Offers
Late availability wedding dates for intimate wedding weekends in the main farmhouse for up to 20 people:

Saturday 6th September Wedding Venue hire now only £950
To be booked along with self catering farmhouse accommodation from Friday 5th September to Sunday 7th September 2009 now only £1,438 for 14 people, or £1,797 for 20 people.

Saturday 26th September Wedding Venue hire now only £950
To be booked along with self catering farmhouse accommodation from Friday 25th September to Sunday 27th September 2009 now only £1,217 for 14 people, or £1,521 for 20 people.


Posted in Green Wedding Special Offers , Venues

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