Category: News

Wedding Decor

Ceremony Décor Checklist

May 21, 2018 | News

There is so much to think about when it comes to planning your wedding. So, here’s a ceremony décor checklist we’ve put together for you to use and ensure you do not forget anything when it comes to this important stage of planning. As a DIY couple you’ve come to the right place, you thrive off your creative side and cannot wait to start planning the décor for your ceremony. Pinterest is perfect for inspiring you on what to have incorporate into your ceremony theme, but it doesn’t tell you what it is you need. Welcome Sign Some venues do…

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Beach Wedding

Beach House Wedding

May 18, 2018 | News

Today we hear from real bride Sabrina, she tells us all about her and Jonathan’s laid back beach party wedding… We had a beachy theme for our wedding with a relaxed, laid back vibe. More like a summer garden party rather then a formal wedding. We wanted it to be very natural and wild rather then having set colour schemes and table plans. It was important to us on the day that our guests felt relaxed and were able to mingle, this being the first time a lot of our families had met. We didn’t want our ceremony to be…

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Wedding Street Food

Quirky Ideas for Wedding Street Food

May 16, 2018 | News

Of course, everyone knows here at Margot’s Weddings we are massive foodies. So we had to deliver a blog on wedding street food ideas! It is so much fun having street food options at your wedding, with these becoming increasingly popular amongst wedding trends for 2018. Many horsebox trailers are being converted into quirky bars and pizza serving stations. So let’s give you the lowdown on some of our favourite street food ideas. Halloumi-Licious Halloumi, the best thing in the world! What better way to celebrate than to have a halloumi street food van at your wedding. We are so…

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Tipis & yurts

Festival Weddings – Get ‘Tipi’ Ready!

May 14, 2018 | News

As the summer months creep up on us the outdoor weddings begin to boom. In today’s guest feature Jennifer from The Celebrant Directory tells us why she loves and tipi and yurt weddings… There are so many fun ways to set up an outdoor wedding from gorgeously decorated marquees to beautifully transformed back gardens. But one trend we are certainly hoping is here to stay is using tipi’s and yurts! Why do we love them? Quite simply, they are so much fun! Having a tipi or a yurt for your wedding is a gorgeous way to get that summery, festival…

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Brighton Wedding Fair

Happily Ever After Creative Wedding Fair Returns to Brighton

May 10, 2018 | News

The organisers of The Fairy Tale Fair have announced the Happily Ever After Creative Wedding fair will be returning to Brighton! It is to be held on Sunday 9th September (10.30am – 3pm) at the prestigious Brighton Racecourse and will feature 100 carefully chosen independent exhibitors. The fair aims to attract couples with an interest in handmade and creative products and those looking for unique and one-of-a-kind creations they know they won’t find anywhere else. There will be live singers throughout the day, plus free drop-in craft workshops. Entry is £2.50 per person (children 16 and under free). A limited number…

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Outdoor Wedding Venue

Wedstock by the Lake

May 8, 2018 | News

Hello! I hope you all had a good bank holiday weekend, it was a scorcher wasn’t it? Spring wedding fair season is coming to an end now (and actual wedding season is kicking in) but we do still have a few more fairs to go… the outdoor/festival wedding fairs! On Sunday I went along to Wedstock by the Lake, a collaborative event between QQW and The Arabian Tent Company. It was held at Rye Island which happens to be The Arabian Tent Company’s HQ and founder Katherine Hudson’s home. It’s also a pretty cool new wedding venue! When I arrived…

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Beach Wedding

How to Style a Beach Themed Wedding

May 3, 2018 | News

Summer is finally here! What better way to celebrate than those all-important beach themed weddings. If you live in the Sussex or Hampshire area then you certainly have a lot of beaches to choose from. We’ve put this blog post together to inspire you on how you can style your beach themed wedding. Above photo: Sue Kwiatkowska – www.suekwiatkowska.com Nautical Theme The classic nautical theme for a beach themed wedding. We love a bit of nautical, those navy blue and white stripes are just calling for us! There are so many ways in which you can wow your guests with…

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Weddings & Feminism

Weddings & Feminism

May 1, 2018 | News

If you are in the midst of planning your wedding day, there are a number of traditions and ceremonial practices which I imagine you have already thought about: from stag dos to first dances, guest lists to flowers, you’ve got it covered. But, before you get too far in your planning process, have you thought about how many of these customs are incredibly gender-imbalanced? Usually, the groom gets to give a speech but the bride doesn’t, but then the bride gets a grand entry when she walks down the aisle and the groom is expected to stand solemnly at the…

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Outdoor Wedding

Marquee Weddings ~ Expert Guidance

April 27, 2018 | News

Today we’re lucky enough to have a guest advice feature from wedding planner Susie Evans who specialises in marquee weddings. She’s a real expert and, if you’re planning a marquee wedding, this advice is invaluable. Over to Susie: Having worked with so many clients who have had a marquee wedding over the years, I have a real passion for this style of event. As I’m located on the Sussex / Surrey border there are so many opportunities and locations for this type of wedding. With a marquee wedding you are in complete control, from the location, theme and how it…

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Wedding barn Hampshire

Brand New Hampshire Wedding Venue

April 25, 2018 | News

The Barn at Avington is ready to open its doors! Located on a 500 acre working farm near Winchester, The Barn at Avington is now taking bookings for 2018 and beyond after an extensive renovation project. The Barn is the essence of an alternative wedding venue and now boasts an outdoor festival-style ceremony space (overlooking the River Itchen), a woodland area for after-ceremony drinks and a converted industrial barn for receptions. Deer can be spotted strolling peacefully through the trees and swans fly overhead at this dreamy location which also offers five-star cottages for wedding guests, and a hidden, fairy-lit…

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