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Our Planning Blog

Join our Chief Planner Val Mattinson for news, event and wedding planning advice, design and styling inspiration.


Very excited to share this beautiful new collection with you!

Grace and Sensuality - The Elizabeth Stuart 2016 Collection

Very excited to share this beautiful new collection with you!

Oct 06 2015


An evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands

Midlands Mix and Mingle 2015

An evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands

Sep 29 2015


This has to be one of our most frequently asked questions!

What Does A Wedding Planner Actually Do?

This has to be one of our most frequently asked questions!

Sep 22 2015


We’re excited to be planning this fabulous event in support of Nottingham’s Renal and Transplant Unit.

Jazz and Cocktails Charity Event

We’re excited to be planning this fabulous event in support of Nottingham’s Renal and Transplant Unit.

Sep 10 2015


Our client Maebellyne shares her experience and advice about how to plan a wedding from abroad.

How to Plan a Wedding from Abroad

Our client Maebellyne shares her experience and advice about how to plan a wedding from abroad.

Sep 01 2015


Excited to be part of these fabulous awards again.

The Wedding Industry Awards 2016

Excited to be part of these fabulous awards again.

Aug 15 2015


Venue hunting can be one of the most fun and the most frustrating experiences of wedding planning. Here are a few questions to help you find the right one.

Questions to Ask The Wedding Venue BEFORE You Book

Venue hunting can be one of the most fun and the most frustrating experiences of wedding planning. Here are a few questions to help you find the right one.

Aug 04 2015


Are you looking for natural photos but feel totally awkward when someone points a camera at you?

A Beautiful 'Beloved' Photoshoot with Lumiere Photography

Are you looking for natural photos but feel totally awkward when someone points a camera at you?

Jun 18 2015


We’ve all been there - you’re a guest at a wedding and in between courses and photo opportunities there can be a little bit of ‘thumb-twiddling’ time.

8 Fun Wedding Reception Activities

We’ve all been there - you’re a guest at a wedding and in between courses and photo opportunities there can be a little bit of ‘thumb-twiddling’ time.

Jun 15 2015


Really pleased to share this lovely testimonial and thank you from our clients Alex and Rachel.

Alex and Rachel - Wedding Planning Testimonial

Really pleased to share this lovely testimonial and thank you from our clients Alex and Rachel.

Jun 09 2015