About Us

FROM THE BEGINNING

Our journey has been frought with obstacles but our story proves that for us and so many others LOVE will find a way.

While planning our own Civil partnership in 2006, it became apparent that many companies out there knew nothing about civil partnerships. We heard several nightmares of stories of friends being turned away at appointments when they arrived with their partner/ mentioned that their enquiry was for a gay wedding, being told categorically that they were not interested in their business.

Wedding companies and venues started advertising as stocking suitable products for civil partnerships.

In the case of some of the venues, saying that they now catered for civil partnerships but didn’t really grasp what a civil partnership was. SO…

A STAR IS BORN

In October 2007 we organised Scotland’s first Civil Partnership Wedding Show. After its success we soon realised that gay couples needed just as much, if not more help to organise their civil partnership, and so 6 months later The Big Gay Wedding Directory was born.

COME JOIN US

The Directory is dedicated to providing same-sex couples with a comprehensive list of resources and services to help them plan their marriage.

OUR FUTURE TOGETHER

With the passing of the Same Sex Marriage Act at the turn of the 2015 we both wanted to re – affirm marriage vows and our love to each other…  Read our full story here – http://www.silverphotography.co.uk/wordpress/paul-and-jims-beautiful-gay-wedding-at-mar-hall/

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The Big Gay Wedding Directory’s James and Paul’s Wedding cake