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A very Happy New Year both to our new and continuing readers of the Benessamy Blog. 2011 was a very exciting year for Benessamy and we are really looking forward to a fabulous 2012.

Happy New Year

A very Happy New Year both to our new and continuing readers of the Benessamy Blog. 2011 was a very exciting year for Benessamy and we are really looking forward to a fabulous 2012.

Jan 03 2012


With only one sleep until the big day we have our final Christmas Top 10 today from another fabulous friend of Benessamy Events.

Benessamy's Christmas Countdown - It's Christmas Day Tomorrow!!!

With only one sleep until the big day we have our final Christmas Top 10 today from another fabulous friend of Benessamy Events.

Dec 24 2011


It's Christmas Eve Eve and with The Military Wives Choir waiting in anticipation to hear whether they have reached Number 1 on Christmas Day we have a very special Top 10 today.

Benessamy's Christmas Countdown - 2 Sleeps to Go..

It's Christmas Eve Eve and with The Military Wives Choir waiting in anticipation to hear whether they have reached Number 1 on Christmas Day we have a very special Top 10 today.

Dec 23 2011


We have a Top 10 contribution today on our Christmas countdown from a professional who can give you some tips on how to look great during the party season and of course for your wedding day!

Benessamy's Christmas Countdown - 3 Sleeps to Go..

We have a Top 10 contribution today on our Christmas countdown from a professional who can give you some tips on how to look great during the party season and of course for your wedding day!

Dec 22 2011


As we countdown to Christmas this week we have a few top 10 contributions from some of Benessamy's colleagues and friends in the wedding industry.

Benessamy's Christmas Countdown - 4 Sleeps to Go..

As we countdown to Christmas this week we have a few top 10 contributions from some of Benessamy's colleagues and friends in the wedding industry.

Dec 21 2011


Our countdown to Christmas continues with a contribution from another wonderful wedding professional.

Benessamy's Christmas Countdown - 5 Sleeps to Go..

Our countdown to Christmas continues with a contribution from another wonderful wedding professional.

Dec 20 2011


Over the next few days on the countdown we will be posting contributions on the blog from some of Benessamy's colleagues and friends in the wedding industry.

Benessamy's Christmas Countdown - 6 Sleeps to Go..

Over the next few days on the countdown we will be posting contributions on the blog from some of Benessamy's colleagues and friends in the wedding industry.

Dec 19 2011


Have you made your list and have you checked it twice? How many of these toys listed in the Toy Retailers Association's top Christmas buys for 2011 have made it to your shopping basket or are already wrapped and underneath your Christmas tree?

Benessamy's Christmas Countdown - 7 Sleeps to Go..

Have you made your list and have you checked it twice? How many of these toys listed in the Toy Retailers Association's top Christmas buys for 2011 have made it to your shopping basket or are already wrapped and underneath your Christmas tree?

Dec 18 2011


As the cookery programmes compete to tempt our desire to improve on last year’s festive culinary delights, here’s a food top 10 on our Christmas countdown:

Benessamy's Christmas Countdown - 8 Sleeps to Go..

As the cookery programmes compete to tempt our desire to improve on last year’s festive culinary delights, here’s a food top 10 on our Christmas countdown:

Dec 17 2011


Here at Benessamy Events we're feeling very Christmassy so we’ve decided to have a festive countdown.

With just 9 sleeps to go and the airwaves filled with Christmas songs how best to kick off our countdown than with a top 10 of Christmas songs.....

Benessamy's Christmas Countdown

Here at Benessamy Events we're feeling very Christmassy so we’ve decided to have a festive countdown. With just 9 sleeps to go and the airwaves filled with Christmas songs how best to kick off our countdown than with a top 10 of Christmas songs.....

Dec 16 2011