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I recently had the pleasure of attending the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners annual Wedding Planning Excellence Seminar.

Wedding Planning Excellence Seminar 2012

I recently had the pleasure of attending the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners annual Wedding Planning Excellence Seminar.

Mar 28 2012


Then why not take a look at this alternative wedding bouquet idea.

Do You 'Heart' Buttons?

Then why not take a look at this alternative wedding bouquet idea.

Mar 28 2012


Our guest and featured supplier today is make up and hairstyle artist Kathryn Parr.

Supplier Feature - Kathryn Parr

Our guest and featured supplier today is make up and hairstyle artist Kathryn Parr.

Mar 12 2012


Find out what the team at The Wedding Secret have to say about our wedding planning services.

Benessamy Events Featured on The Wedding Secret

Find out what the team at The Wedding Secret have to say about our wedding planning services.

Mar 07 2012


Today we have a beautiful Real Wedding which has been submitted by photographer Beth Swift at Burnt Orange Wedding Photography.

Richard and Olivia's Elegant September Wedding

Today we have a beautiful Real Wedding which has been submitted by photographer Beth Swift at Burnt Orange Wedding Photography.

Feb 27 2012


You've been busy planning everything for your perfect wedding day and your friends and family have been your rock up until now. How about the chance for you and your guests to sit back, relax and enjoy your special day with this amazing prize.

Wedding Planning Competition

You've been busy planning everything for your perfect wedding day and your friends and family have been your rock up until now. How about the chance for you and your guests to sit back, relax and enjoy your special day with this amazing prize.

Feb 13 2012


This is the second of my two part Valentine’s Day Inspiration. Cards, flowers and chocolates often feature as gifts and looking for new and different ways to say I Love You can sometimes prove to be a bit of challenge.

Will You Be Mine? - Valentine’s Day Inspiration - Part II

This is the second of my two part Valentine’s Day Inspiration. Cards, flowers and chocolates often feature as gifts and looking for new and different ways to say I Love You can sometimes prove to be a bit of challenge.

Feb 06 2012


Valentine’s Day is a day for exchanging messages of love and sharing a romantic meal for two is a wonderful way to celebrate.

Will You Be Mine? - Valentine’s Day Inspiration - Part I

Valentine’s Day is a day for exchanging messages of love and sharing a romantic meal for two is a wonderful way to celebrate.

Feb 04 2012


Trent Bridge is hosting its first Wedding Open Day on Sunday 19th February.

Wedding Open Day at Trent Bridge

Trent Bridge is hosting its first Wedding Open Day on Sunday 19th February.

Jan 26 2012


Today it is my great pleasure to introduce Emma Woodhouse, The Wedding Reporter.

Supplier Feature - The Wedding Reporter

Today it is my great pleasure to introduce Emma Woodhouse, The Wedding Reporter.

Jan 17 2012