The Dorset Echo has teamed up with Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens and a team of wedding professionals to give you the chance to win your wedding or civil partnership.

We are giving one couple the chance to win a wedding package that includes;

*Venue Hire of the New Wedding Marque at Abbotsbury Gardens for the reception and ceremony

*Canapes and 2 course meal for the reception for 40 people courtesy of Nick Holt of Dorset Fine Dining.

*Wedding dress to the value of £500 courtesy of Bridal Reloved

*Wedding Photography Package to the value of £700 to include photography coverage for 4 hours and all images professionally edited and presented back to the couple in digital format courtesy of Sadie Osborne.

*Wedding transport of the bride to the venue courtesy of DORSET DUBHIRE

*Wedding cake to the value of £300 courtesy of ANGEL CAKE COMPANY

*A disco courtesy of PEGASUS from 7pm to 11.30pm

*Wedding Stationery up to the value of £300 courtesy of Jellicoe Creative Wedding Stationery

*Bridal Hair for the bride and bridesmaid on her wedding day courtesy of Khaleesi Hair Studio

*Flowers for the bride, one bridesmaid and the buttonholes for the groom, best man and father of the bride courtesy of Poundbury Florist

*Wedding Make Up for the bride and bridesmaid courtesy of KIRSTEN SARE

*Editorial Wedding Announcement following the wedding in the Dorset Echo

*Hair piece from Nancy and Flo worth £150

*Prop hire from Adore and Borrow worth £200

* 60 beautifully decorated vanilla cupcake favours courtesy of The Rose On The Cake.

* Photo booth courtesy of Vintage Photobooth Dorset

* 1 hour of drinks reception music provided by professional singer, Samantha Laurilla worth £150

* Magician Chris Piercy 1 hour worth £250 So if you are looking to tie the knot, or know of a couple that may want to have a free wedding in beautiful surroundings, just let them know!

They will be able to enter to win their wedding or civil ceremony on either Wednesday 5th September 2018 Wednesday 26th September 2018

Dorset Echo:

How to enter

1. Collect 4 out of the 5 tokens printed in your Dorset Echo from Monday 12th June – Friday 16th June 2017.

2. Attached them to the entry form in the Dorset Echo on Saturday 17th June 2017

3. Answer the qualifying question.

4. Send your entry to Win Your Wedding, Dorset Echo, Fleet House, Hampshire Road, Granby Industrial Estate, Weymouth, Dorset, DT49XD by the closing date of 1pm on Friday 23rd June 2017.

5. Attend the Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens Wedding fair on Sunday 25th June 2017 to take part in the competition prize draw taking place at 1pm and be one of the 10 finalists (drawn from all the correct entries received) announced to win your dream wedding.

The ten finalists will all be presented a bunch of flowers, the winner will have the flowers that contain the bride to be sash!

Wedding Giveaway Prize providers

Abbotsbury Gardens - The Gardens offer a unique, stunning setting for your special day and a spectacular backdrop for your photographs.

From a small intimate service and reception to a large event – all can be arranged to the highest standard. 01305 871732

Pegasus Disco Celebrating 25 years of supplying Wedding entertainment to couples throughout Dorset.

Pegasus Disco believe that every function is someone’s ‘Special Occasion’ this is their commitment to you from your first conversation until after the last song has been played. My aim is to provide the soundtrack to your big day in a friendly and professional manner. 07976 299678 or 01305 776840

Kirsten Sare Make Up Artist Kirsten Sare is an experienced, qualified Freelance Make Up Artist. "Everything should be perfect for your special day and to ensure everything is just right, I will work with you to create your own beautiful look that suits you and your style" 07751 248783

Bridal Reloved Poundbury sell pre -owned designer wedding dresses, some worn once some brand new. Currently stocking dresses by Vera Wang, Claire Pettibone, Vivienne Westwood, Ian Stuart, Justin Alexander, Jenny Packham to name a few. Veils, Tiaras and other accessories available in store also. To book an appointment 01305 251808

Jellicoe Creative are Dorsets award-winning supplier of wedding stationery, Jellicoe Creative, are pushing the boundaries of tradition. They offer bold and bright printed designs in their gorgeous customisable collections. You can also work with Gemma to tailor something personal to you, a lovely keepsake to cherish your special memories forever. Jellicoe Creative 07504 456513.

Samatha Laurilla is an accomplished performer, Samantha offers a highly professional and sophisticated service for weddings across the South of England. Her soulful vocals and friendly demeanour create a warm and inviting atmosphere that is certain to add that extra special something to your extra special day! 07889 403291

Vintage Photo Booth Dorset is an eye catching Photobooth with a vintage twist, genuine vintage and retro props, run by two hosts ensuing your photo's are beautifully framed and your guest book full of pic's. We will show your guests a stiflingly good party time and capture the fun in print to keep forever. 07745 811 252

The Poundbury florist would like to invite any prospective brides to contact them for an appointment so they can understand your personality and preferences in order that they can make your special day fabulous and everything you have imagined. Call us so we can make your dream a reality.

01305 268878

Khaleesi Hair Studio Dorchester Khaleesi Hair Studio is a professional, friendly and welcoming new salon in Dorchester, with a very Creative Team. 01305 757280

Sadie Osborne Photography believes that photography is one of the most powerful experiences that the human species has discovered. The power to enable a person to feel the exact emotion they once experienced, the power to bring people together, the power to keep something alive forever and the power to let others see.

Based in the little market town of Wimborne Minster, Adore n Borrow is a beautiful country style boutique specialising in bespoke wedding props for hire. From vintage props to handcrafted signs and everything in between, Adore n Borrow offer an extensive collection of accessories to adorn your special day! Whether you have a specific style in mind or are seeking some expert advice, Adore n Borrow also offer a venue styling service if you want a little less stress on your big day. 07966 372434

The Rose On The Cake specialise in luxury hand painted cakes, cupcakes and cookies for all occasions. We create beautifully painted cakes and cupcakes to match any colour theme, and style. We also run cupcake decorating hen parties. Based Dorchester, Dorset. 07506 66452

Great weddings need unforgettable entertainment – this is what Chris Piercy professional wedding magician and mindreader provides.

Breaking the ice between guests, turning the quiet parts of the day in to memorable ones and making the day flow perfectly from one part to the next. 07894 792797

Nancy and Flo produce innovative and lust worthy wedding accessories for Brides who know the perfect hair accessory for their dress the moment they see it. Using only the finest materials and keeping a keen eye on emerging wedding trends, we ensure your design is elegant and timeless enough to last a lifetime.

Relax on your special day with Dorset Dub Hire’s chauffeur driven classic VW wedding car hire service. Their comfortable Campervans and wedding Beetle are immaculate both inside and out and can be hired throughout Dorset, Hampshire and the surrounding areas. Choose from three gorgeous VW Campervans, Lulu our charming splitscreen, or Lillie or Lucy the bay beauties. Or consider the beautiful vintage VW Beetle Lilah. With their cool splash of originality and charm why not make an even bigger impact by hiring all 4 to coordinate transport for your bridal and groomsmen parties? 01202 848857

Dorset Fine Dining are a small company who value a personal service whether it be for clients wanting an intimate dinner party; an impressive corporate event; an atmospheric bar-b-cue; a sparkling canape and champagne function; beach parties; cosy or elaborate weddings ......the list goes on.

Dorset Fine Dining like to offer a very personable service with a great attention to detail and go above and beyond the customers expectations. They work very closely with local producers therefore our fresh food always speaks for itself which then allows them to be forward thinking in terms of menus to achieve the clients vision. 01963 220463 07525 667687

Every one of the Angel Cake Companys creations is designed to meet your dream and is as unique as the brides and their special day.

Their designers will fashion almost anything from a fairytale castle to cascades of fresh or sugar flowers to reflect your wedding theme, colour scheme and match your vision for the focal point of your wedding breakfast. 01305 213399

Terms and Conditions: To be eligible for the prize one half of the entering couple or their representative must be available on Sunday 25th June between 1pm and 3pm to take part in the grand draw. Any part of the wedding package can be added to and personalised by the wedding couple should they wish at an additional cost, any costs involved in this remain the responsibility of the bride and groom.. Usual Dorset Echo terms and conditions apply please see, for full terms and conditions send a self addressed envelope to Wedding Competition Terms and Conditions, Dorset Echo, Fleet House, Hampshire Road, Granby Industrial Estate, Weymouth, Dorset, DT49XD. The Civil Ceremony will take place in the new wedding marquee and associated structures, between the hours of 10am and 5pm and includes free parking. Drinks are NOT included in the prize package. The booking and all costs associated with the registrar are NOT included and remain the responsibility of the Bride and Groom. All prizes are not transferable, hold no cash value and so cannot be exchanged for cash.  Nancy and Flo prize is for one stock item up to the value of £150 and this cannot be upgraded to a design to order piece.