What is a dry hire venue?

What is a dry hire venue?

Most people reading this have probably heard the phrase dry or wet hire and thought what the hell does that mean. Well in relation to a wedding venue it might not be quite what you think.Is dry hire no alcohol? Short answer yes, long answer no. It doesn't mean no...

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Choosing the right Country House Wedding for you

Choosing the right Country House Wedding for you

 You're likely reading this article because you are considering having a country house as your wedding venue. If so fabulous as I shall share some of the gorgeous venues you could be looking at. I also look at the benefits of country houses and how the different types...

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Rownhams – Southampton Country House Wedding Venue

Rownhams – Southampton Country House Wedding Venue

I was involved with an editorial shoot at the beautiful Rownhams House last year.  Now it's time to share my new found love of this stunning Georgian country house! Amazing transport links It may seem a bit of a random point to start with but  it's really important....

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Rustic Country or City Chic? Choosing your venue

Rustic Country or City Chic? Choosing your venue

Choosing your venue is one of your first major decisions of your wedding planning journey, but where to start? There are so many venues types available. Barns, hotels, country houses, golf clubs, village halls, farms, woodland, city centre and more. It can and will...

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It’s all about the details

It’s all about the details

When every couple plans their wedding they spend an inordinate amount of time choosing even the smallest details. Although some of these details may not be individually noticed by all guests, they will be vital in sculpting the day and the experience for all involved....

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You ARE beautiful – no matter what YOU say

You ARE beautiful – no matter what YOU say

I've lost count of the number of times I'm asked by someone can I Photoshop them to make them thinner, or to lose a double chin. In fact if I was given £1 for every time I was I would be significantly better off! But my answer is always no and for very good reasons. I...

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#Whataboutweddings?

#Whataboutweddings?

It was with sadness that I watched Boris Johnson make his announcement last Friday. An announcement which put a halt to the intended relaxation of restrictions that would have allowed receptions of 30 people to take place. With the current spikes in infections of...

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Velvet & Broon Flowers

Velvet & Broon Flowers

Are you looking for bright and brilliant flowers for your wedding? If so Lesley of Velvet Broon flowers is the lady for you and the latest to feature in my 'Suppliers I love' feature! Meet Lesley It was one of those fateful occurrences, that I'm ever thankful for,...

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Tournerbury Woods Estate – Outdoor Weddings

Tournerbury Woods Estate – Outdoor Weddings

Late last year I was involved in a beautiful editorial shoot at Tournerbury Woods estate on Hayling Island in Hampshire which has been featured on the English Wedding Blog. If I'm honest prior to the photoshoot I didn't know of its existence, but now it ranks as one...

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Vicky & Pete – Fison Barn at the Earth Trust – Wedding

Vicky & Pete – Fison Barn at the Earth Trust – Wedding

I was thrilled to be asked to photograph Vicky and Pete's wedding day at the absolutely breathtaking venue the Fison Barn, which is part of the Earth Trust centre in Little Wittenham. The weather threatened to disrupt the day, even if the photos suggest otherwise!...

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Top tips for a country wedding… In Winter!

Top tips for a country wedding… In Winter!

I caught up with the fabulous Katherine from Honey & Horseshoe events. Katherine is a wedding & events planner and co-ordinator who specialises in all things country. She has been kind enough to impart some of her wisdom to help you plan your best winter...

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Jersey wedding suppliers who rock THE Rock!

Jersey wedding suppliers who rock THE Rock!

For those that don't know, I'm a Jersey girl born and bred. The Rock, as it is affectionately known to islanders, is now though my home away from home. I welcome any excuse to travel back to the island for work, as it gives me excuse to visit friends and family. I...

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Planning photography into your wedding day timings

Planning photography into your wedding day timings

Where to start? It is important to plan when in your wedding day key photography moments are going to take place, and how long they are going to take, even if you are having documentary  coverage as you need to ensure your photographer is in the right place at the...

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