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5 reasons to visit the 2016 Thames Wedding Showcase

There's not long to go now until we open the doors on the TLC fleet for the 2016 Thames Wedding Showcase.

This year's event, in conjunction with our Official Media Partner, Your London Wedding, will be hosted across our luxury fleet at our Butler's Wharf Pier (SE1 2YE) on Saturday 15 October (10:30am to 2:30pm) - and is completely free to attend.

And if you're still in two minds whether to make the journey down to see how we can make your big day truly unique, this should convince you once and for all...

1) Visit 15 fantastic, hand-picked wedding suppliers in one place

If you're looking to nail your wedding planning in one fell swoop, this is the place to come. There's everything from jewellers to florists and magicians, not to mention the chance to sample some top-notch food and drink from the caterers on board. From furniture hire specialist Chilled Events, who have a whole host of props available to photographer Nathalie Crouch and London's premier entertainment supplier Sternberg Clarke, we'll have it covered.

2) Explore the TLC fleet

Roam freely across TLC's luxury fleet, from the grand and spectacular Dixie Queen – a replica paddle steamer that resembles the cruisers of the Mississippi - to the Edwardian, with its elegant wood-panelled interiors or the stunning Elizabethan. Each is truly special in their own unique way, providing an amazing wedding reception venue.

3) Enjoy London in all its splendour

Our spectacular floating venues grant an ever-changing wedding backdrop of London's top landmarks. On the day, you'll be able to admire the capital's iconic skyline from a unique vantage point and take in views of Tower Bridge from the Thames.

4) Meet our experts

At the Showcase, you'll have the opportunity to meet TLC's friendly and experienced Events Management Team. We've helped organise countless weddings on board our fleet and our Events Team will be able to take all the stress away from your big day and help you make your wedding a truly unique occasion.

5) Get a free copy of Your London Wedding

As the event's Official Media Partner, Your London Wedding will be also be on board. Guests will be able to pick up the latest issue at zero cost, which will also be hugely helpful at any stage of your wedding planning.

Convinced? Good! If you need anymore information about the event, feel free to visit the Wedding Showcase's dedicated website at

Remember, entry is completely free for all - but if you'd like to let us know in advance that you're coming, you can let us know via email (, phone (0207 357 7751) or on our Facebook event page.

It's wonderful on water - we look forward to welcoming you on board!