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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


With Christmas fast approaching I'm so excited to share today's real wedding with you - lots of Christmas red, a Christmas proposal and a little Scarlett!

Christmas Red and a Little Scarlett! - Nadine and Andrew's Colwick Hall Wedding

With Christmas fast approaching I'm so excited to share today's real wedding with you - lots of Christmas red, a Christmas proposal and a little Scarlett!

Dec 17 2012


Looking for a special Christmas gift for a newly engaged couple? Then how about a gift voucher for an hour or two with a professional wedding planner.

Wedding Planning by the Hour - The Perfect Christmas Gift

Looking for a special Christmas gift for a newly engaged couple? Then how about a gift voucher for an hour or two with a professional wedding planner.

Dec 12 2012


This week I received a very touching thank you from one of my lovely wedding clients.

Client Thank You and Testimonial

This week I received a very touching thank you from one of my lovely wedding clients.

Oct 20 2012


I am excited to announce that this Autumn's Mix 'and' Mingle evening event for wedding planners will take place on Wednesday 26th September.

Calling all Wedding Planners!

I am excited to announce that this Autumn's Mix 'and' Mingle evening event for wedding planners will take place on Wednesday 26th September.

Aug 14 2012


As you start to plan your wedding day you may be asking yourself, 'Should I hire a wedding planner?'

How can a Wedding Planner Help?

As you start to plan your wedding day you may be asking yourself, 'Should I hire a wedding planner?'

May 14 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


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