2021 Wedding Trends

Rhys Larcombe news


If you’re getting married this year, then there are lots of wedding trends out there that you can take inspiration from! We’ve picked our top 5 weddings trends that are set to be a hit in 2021.


The wedding colour palette is set to move away from traditional whites and creams, with bright colours being the in thing in 2021! Barns are an ideal venue for injecting a bit of colour into your wedding decorations as they are neutrally decorated so work perfectly with any colour scheme! Experts are predicting lots of deep, rich colours enhanced with bright accent colours. Pantone has also announced that its 2021 colour of the year is a bright coral colour so we’re expecting to see lots of coral around in the spring and summer months. In our opinion, the more colours the better – some of our favourite wedding decorations have been where the couple have embraced a variety of bright colours in their theme!



Statement flowers are set to be a big trend for 2021 with couples opting for more elaborate wedding flowers and decorations. From hanging floral rings and backdrops to extravagant arches and flower aisles – we can’t wait to see what 2021 has in store! This has been inspired by the unforgettable floral arch at the Royal wedding. The wooden beams in our reception room are ideal for hanging floral rings and the gallery in the main barn is perfect for a flower arch. Wild country flowers are also predicted to be on trend with couples wanting more natural and whimsical wedding flowers with lots of different textures and colours.

Take a look at this gorgeous wedding captured by the Fabulous Richard Howman – Gloucestershire Wedding Photographer – Joey and Jenessa – Rich Howman Photography & Film


Another trend that is set to be popular in 2021 is couples swapping round tables for long banquet tables for their wedding breakfast. Long banquet tables are a great alternative to the traditional round tables with guests being able to see and talk to each more easily. It also gives the wedding breakfast a more relaxed style and can make the food seem like a feast! The happy couple can then choose whether they still have their own long top table or choose to sit in the middle of their guests without feeling like they are on display. Banqueting tables also look great in a barn and makes for fab photos! The Kingscote Barn can accommodate up to 96 guests with long banqueting tables.




Sharing platters are set to be a big catering trend again for 2021. Couples are now opting for a more relaxed wedding day and sharing food is the perfect menu choice for this style wedding. Table roasts are becoming more popular where boards of meat joints are brought to each table ready to be carved along with sharing bowls of accompaniments – all of our catering partners offer this option. An idea we love is when couples choose one of their guests on each table to be a ‘head chef’ or ‘head carver’ and carve the meat for everyone on that table. Go all out with the theme and give them a chefs hat and apron to match their new role! A wedding breakfast like this is something a bit different and is sure to leave a lasting impression with guests.




Wedding stationary is set to become even more bespoke in 2021, with venue illustrations becoming a key trend. Having an illustration of your venue somewhere on your invites will give guests an insight into your venue before the big day. It makes the invitation really personal and is a great way to get guests excited about your wedding! The illustration can also be used throughout your other wedding stationary and decorations (signage, place cards, table name/number cards, menus) to create a cohesive theme.

Photo Credit: Richard Howman,



“From the first time we were shown around The Kingscote Barn we were extremely impressed! Everyone was so friendly and knowledgeable and we instantly knew it was the place for us! All of the staff have been excellent with their communication which has been very impressive… we have come to realise that the staff at The Kingscote Barn are some of the best in the business and you would struggle to find a venue and staff more perfect to host and organise your wedding! We are eternally grateful for providing us with such an incredible wedding….we just want to do it all over again!”

Mr & Mrs M