Call Special Occasions

01388 417540

Opening Times

Monday-Friday 10-5pm Saturday 10-4pm

Out Of Hours Appointments Available


Wedding Dresses

We stock a wide range of stunning designer bridal gowns in all styles and colours that are perfect for your big day. Choose from designers such as Ronald Joyce and Donna Salado.

Bridesmaid Dresses

Complimenting the bride on her special day we have bridesmaid dresses in all styles and colours to suit any season or theme.


Our menswear selection is perfect for a groom, best man wedding party members or just a suit for that special occasion.

Prom Dresses

Be the Belle of the Ball with our gorgeous prom dresses from Pia Michi and Jovani.

Special Occasion Wear

If you are attending a special occasion we have the perfect outfits for you. From single outfits to a matching set we complete the look with accessories.


Complete the look with a selection of shoes, jewellery, veils, fascinators, tiaras and bags.


A Warm Welcome

Special Occasions Prom and Bridal is an exquisite boutique in Bishop Auckland run by Mother and Daughter team Julie and Hannah Maddison. Stocking many top designer names including Ronald Joyce and Donna Salado all exclusive ranges are carefully handpicked to offer the perfect selection of outfits for your big day.


We pride ourselves on providing an unforgettable experience for you to try on our gowns and offer a personal fitting and alterations service to ensure that perfect fit.


Call Julie and Hannah on 01388 417540.



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“ Service great. choice great over the moon thank you!! ”

... Angela Jones

“ I bought my bridesmaids dresses as well as my jewelry, the staff are lovely and
really go out there way to help in every way, I would highly recommend! ”
... Joanne Elliot

“ Very classy shop with very friendly but
honest one to one customer service!! would
definitely come here if I wanted an evening dress again.”
... Lauren Peters

`` Thank You for helping me find my perfect dress, for our perfect day, in a perfect location.``
... Ann Alderson




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Special Occasions Prom & Bridal

01388 417540

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