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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 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


A fundraising event in support of Nottingham's leading homeless support charity.

The Emmanuel House 40th Anniversary Ball

A fundraising event in support of Nottingham's leading homeless support charity.

Jul 28 2017


Today I'm pleased to share this lovely review received on our Facebook page from one of our corporate event clients.

The JHAI Annual Summer Ball - Our Latest Testimonial

Today I'm pleased to share this lovely review received on our Facebook page from one of our corporate event clients.

Jul 27 2017