Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen secure wedding venue
29 September 2017 - 3:00 PM

Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen secure wedding venue

Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen have chosen a venue for their wedding next year.

The former "Love Island" couple - who got together on the dating show last year - are set to tie the knot in 12 months" time and, although they've both been very busy with their individual careers, the blonde beauty has started putting the plans into action.

Speaking exclusively to BANG Showbiz at Thorpe Park Fright Night Media Event and red carpet last night (28.09.17), Olivia said: "I think I've been controlling the situation of the wedding, but we've done quite a lot we've got the venue, we've sorted out he photography and videographer, flowers, so it's all coming together but it's a big job.

"Alex is too busy at the moment. So he's doing his brand I'm doing the wedding, we're also trying to get a house at the same time so it's all going on."

However, the 25-year-old hunk is having a little bit input into the preparations for the ceremony as he doesn't want to be completely out of the loop when the big day arrives.

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He explained: "She's planning the wedding, I'm planning my brand. I'm bringing out my brand soon but she's concentrating on all the wedding. I'm just to do certain things - I have my little input here and there and that's it."

Meanwhile, the pairhave been speaking to production companies about allowing the cameras to capture the run-up to their big day and the ceremony itself.

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Olivia Buckland to get married in Essex

29 December 2017 - 4:00 PM

Olivia Buckland to get married in Essex

The 23-year-old said: "I can't say too much but Alex and I are in talks to film the lead up to our wedding and the actual day. Fingers crossed it happens. I wasn't sure at first if I wanted it to be filmed, but it would be nice to watch it back in years to come."

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