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Join me for a cuppa and a catchup at one of the next UKAWP coffee clubs for wedding industry professionals.

Wedding Industry Coffee Clubs

Join me for a cuppa and a catchup at one of the next UKAWP coffee clubs for wedding industry professionals.

Feb 22 2016


Great advice from professional make up artist Sheelagh Powell to help with your long haul honeymoon flight.

Top 7 Tips For Looking After Your Skin On A Long Haul Flight

Great advice from professional make up artist Sheelagh Powell to help with your long haul honeymoon flight.

Jan 20 2016


Finding that joke about your fiancé just having to turn up on the day a little old? So how do you get your groom more involved in planning your wedding?

How to Get Your Groom More Involved in Planning

Finding that joke about your fiancé just having to turn up on the day a little old? So how do you get your groom more involved in planning your wedding?

Jan 16 2016


Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! 2016 is going to be fabulous!

Happy New Year

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! 2016 is going to be fabulous!

Jan 05 2016


It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas and what an amazing year it's been for Benessamy.

2015: Another Fabulous Year!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas and what an amazing year it's been for Benessamy.

Dec 17 2015


Wedding planning is right up there in the top five list of most stressful life events you can go through. So here are some great ways to let go of that stress.

Surefire Ways to De-stress During Wedding Planning

Wedding planning is right up there in the top five list of most stressful life events you can go through. So here are some great ways to let go of that stress.

Dec 06 2015


We've been celebrating some fabulous news this week!

Wedding Planner of the Year - For the 2nd Year Running!

We've been celebrating some fabulous news this week!

Nov 22 2015


Thanks to the unpredictable British weather, even a wedding in the height of summer isn’t guaranteed to be hot and dry.

How to make the best of a rainy day wedding

Thanks to the unpredictable British weather, even a wedding in the height of summer isn’t guaranteed to be hot and dry.

Oct 27 2015


One of those tricky little bits of wedmin lots of couples tend to put off until the last minute - the seating plan!

Tips For Creating Your Seating Plan

One of those tricky little bits of wedmin lots of couples tend to put off until the last minute - the seating plan!

Oct 16 2015