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A very Happy First Anniversary to our clients Dean and Natasha.

Dean and Natasha - Happy First Anniversary!

A very Happy First Anniversary to our clients Dean and Natasha.

Sep 26 2016


A special feature in the latest edition with a lovely mention from one of our clients.

Wedding Forecast Trends for 2017 Derbyshire Life Magazine

A special feature in the latest edition with a lovely mention from one of our clients.

Sep 22 2016


An evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands

UKAWP Midlands Mix and Mingle 2016

An evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands

Sep 20 2016




You’re not down with this whole ‘year long engagement’ thing - you want to get married now! Is it even possible to get a wedding planned in less than 3 months? Or even 30 days?

How to Plan a Last Minute Wedding

You’re not down with this whole ‘year long engagement’ thing - you want to get married now! Is it even possible to get a wedding planned in less than 3 months? Or even 30 days?

Aug 03 2016


You’ve got the Pinterest board started, the vision locked down - your wedding is completely planned and perfect in your head. Now it’s time to pull together your wedding planning dream team to make it all a reality.

How to Hire Your Wedding Dream Team

You’ve got the Pinterest board started, the vision locked down - your wedding is completely planned and perfect in your head. Now it’s time to pull together your wedding planning dream team to make it all a reality.

Jul 05 2016


It’s not something every bride and groom may think about but it’s an important one - keeping your wedding pros fed and watered on the day is a small detail that could make a real difference.

Feeding Your Wedding Suppliers: How, when and why?

It’s not something every bride and groom may think about but it’s an important one - keeping your wedding pros fed and watered on the day is a small detail that could make a real difference.

Jun 07 2016


A very Happy 1st Anniversary to our clients Chris and Maebellyne

Chris and Maebellyne - Happy First Anniversary!

A very Happy 1st Anniversary to our clients Chris and Maebellyne

Jun 06 2016


It’s happening, it’s nearly here! You’ve spent months, maybe even years, getting your plans together for your big day and now you’re in the home stretch, the final few weeks.

Crunch Time Checklist: What to do in the final weeks before your big day

It’s happening, it’s nearly here! You’ve spent months, maybe even years, getting your plans together for your big day and now you’re in the home stretch, the final few weeks.

May 31 2016