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I recently had the pleasure of spending a couple of hours with Nottingham photographer Christopher Terry.

Out and About in Fabulous Nottingham

I recently had the pleasure of spending a couple of hours with Nottingham photographer Christopher Terry.

Nov 29 2013


Come along to this evening networking event for wedding planners and wedding industry suppliers.

East Midlands: Time to Mix & Mingle!

Come along to this evening networking event for wedding planners and wedding industry suppliers.

Aug 29 2013


Here's a little round up of our latest press and features which have been published over the last few weeks..

Recent Press and Features

Here's a little round up of our latest press and features which have been published over the last few weeks..

Jun 15 2013


I'm often asked about the origins of the name Benessamy and the reasons for choosing the name.

What's in a Name?

I'm often asked about the origins of the name Benessamy and the reasons for choosing the name.

Jun 05 2013


The bridal industry was out in force at this year's prestigious bridal trade show White Gallery London 2013.

White Gallery London 2013 : Elegance, Opulence and Style

The bridal industry was out in force at this year's prestigious bridal trade show White Gallery London 2013.

May 29 2013


On Sunday I attended the first day of the fabulous White Gallery show in London.

Benessamy LOVES: Beautiful Veils

On Sunday I attended the first day of the fabulous White Gallery show in London.

May 22 2013


Wedding season is well  underway here at Benessamy - with fabulous client weddings in the planning and our first wedding of the season next weekend.

There Really is No 'I' in Team

Wedding season is well underway here at Benessamy - with fabulous client weddings in the planning and our first wedding of the season next weekend.

May 17 2013


Looking for creative ways to involve children in your wedding?

Loveluxe Feature: Children at Weddings – 4 Top Tips

Looking for creative ways to involve children in your wedding?

Apr 29 2013


Last Wednesday evening  I had the absolute pleasure of attending a fabulous book launch event in London.

Style Me Vintage Weddings

Last Wednesday evening I had the absolute pleasure of attending a fabulous book launch event in London.

Apr 19 2013


Find out how to identify your wedding day heroes in my article featured in a brand new bridal magazine.

Alice Magazine Feature: We Can Be Heroes...Just For One Day!

Find out how to identify your wedding day heroes in my article featured in a brand new bridal magazine.

Apr 02 2013