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Join our Creative Director and Planner Val Mattinson for news, events and wedding planning advice as well as event design and styling inspiration.


Whether you’re serving a sit-down meal or a relaxed buffet, both you and your wedding guests will spend a considerable amount of time seated at your wedding reception tables.

Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Reception Tables

Whether you’re serving a sit-down meal or a relaxed buffet, both you and your wedding guests will spend a considerable amount of time seated at your wedding reception tables.

Sep 21 2017


Join us at Stancliffe Hall for this year's evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands.

UKAWP Midlands Mix and Mingle 2017

Join us at Stancliffe Hall for this year's evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands.

Sep 05 2017


Planning a destination wedding isn’t easy. Whether you’re heading to the Caribbean, jetting off to Tuscany or popping to Paris for the weekend, there’s a lot to organise before you can even think about saying ‘I do’.

5 More Top Tips For Planning a Destination Wedding

Planning a destination wedding isn’t easy. Whether you’re heading to the Caribbean, jetting off to Tuscany or popping to Paris for the weekend, there’s a lot to organise before you can even think about saying ‘I do’.

Aug 31 2017


My interview with Meghan Ely for the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning

In Their Shoes - Featured in The Wedding Business Magazine

My interview with Meghan Ely for the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning

Aug 18 2017


A rustic wedding with lots of beautiful details and a gorgeous Charlie Brear dress.

Jenny and Paddy's Grove Barn Wedding - Featured on Rock My Wedding

A rustic wedding with lots of beautiful details and a gorgeous Charlie Brear dress.

Aug 17 2017


A very Happy First Anniversary to our clients Julie and Grant

Julie and Grant - Happy First Anniversary!

A very Happy First Anniversary to our clients Julie and Grant

Aug 14 2017


A very Happy First Anniversary to our clients Ellie and Tom

Ellie and Tom - Happy First Anniversary!

A very Happy First Anniversary to our clients Ellie and Tom

Aug 13 2017


Not only is your wedding cake a delicious way to indulge your sweet tooth, it also has the potential to add heaps of style and interest to your celebration.

5 Stylish Wedding Cake Trends

Not only is your wedding cake a delicious way to indulge your sweet tooth, it also has the potential to add heaps of style and interest to your celebration.

Aug 11 2017


A few factoids about me as we celebrate our 6th Birthday.

Meet the Planner

A few factoids about me as we celebrate our 6th Birthday.

Aug 03 2017


This week Benessamy turns 6 and we're celebrating with a few treats for you!

This Week It's Our 6th Birthday

This week Benessamy turns 6 and we're celebrating with a few treats for you!

Jul 31 2017