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Join us at Stancliffe Hall for this year's evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands.

UKAWP Midlands Mix and Mingle 2017

Join us at Stancliffe Hall for this year's evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands.

Sep 05 2017


A fabulous wedding planning resource for couples, planners and suppliers.

The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners

A fabulous wedding planning resource for couples, planners and suppliers.

Dec 12 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


Join me for a cuppa and a catchup at one of the next UKAWP coffee clubs for wedding industry professionals.

Wedding Industry Coffee Clubs

Join me for a cuppa and a catchup at one of the next UKAWP coffee clubs for wedding industry professionals.

Feb 22 2016


An evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands

Midlands Mix and Mingle 2015

An evening social event for wedding industry professionals across the Midlands

Sep 29 2015



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


One to one planning support, top design inspiration and personal style advice. Sound appealing?

The Wedding Sanctuary

One to one planning support, top design inspiration and personal style advice. Sound appealing?

Feb 19 2013


Regular readers will know just how proud I am to be a member of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners. It's a fabulous professional body to be part of and I'm delighted to welcome two of their lovely Directors today as part of our festive countdown.

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas - Day 3

Regular readers will know just how proud I am to be a member of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners. It's a fabulous professional body to be part of and I'm delighted to welcome two of their lovely Directors today as part of our festive countdown.

Dec 20 2012


I'm really proud to be a member of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners and am delighted to be featured in their latest Member Focus.

UKAWP Member Focus on Benessamy Events

I'm really proud to be a member of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners and am delighted to be featured in their latest Member Focus.

Oct 02 2012