Category: Hampshire Wedding

Hen/Stag Yachting Package from Raggy&Boo

How does a weekend aboard a yacht sailing around the Solent sound to you? Pretty Kardashian-esque if you ask me (I’ve watch A LOT of Below Deck). You and six others will be treated to fizz and goodies on arrival while you settle into your new (nautical) digs in Lymington. Your first night will be in the harbour so you can enjoy the pubs, bars and restaurants in the buzzing Georgian town. Just make sure you make it back to the boat before it sets sail the following day! The next morning you’ll be off on your adventure in the…

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Russian Blooms hits the road!

It’s been so cold lately I’ve regretted getting rid of my mum’s old Russian hat (little-known fact about me, I lived in Moscow when I was four). When I think of Russia I don’t think of flowers somehow but today I’m featuring Hampshire-based Russian Blooms! Sometimes I look at people’s work and I think “how the devil are you so talented?” and Sally Biloshiskaya’s floristry business is no exception. Sally started the business two years ago simply because she wanted to do something she loved. She obviously has passion and raw talent for the industry because her designs have been…

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Hampshire Boutique – Margaux Mae Bridal

I had a lovely brunch recently with Andrea Dargon of Hampshire-based Margaux Mae Bridal. We chatted about all sorts; how the former PA found her way into the wedding industry through making cakes, her work as Hampshire Brand Ambassador for The Wedding Industry Supplier Network, and the journey that saw her realising her dream and launching her bridal boutique in August. We discussed how Andrea thinks Princess Margaret was the most iconic royal bride. ‘Strong and wild’ is how she describes her. It’s her love for this type of timeless, elegant dress that saw her carefully choosing the designers for…

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Book a Treatment and Wedding Consultation at Margot’s!

Would you like to come round and have a deeply relaxing hour-long energy treatment while talking all about your wedding? As well as my wedding duties I now offer a holistic treatment called Access Bars. Since I trained last month I have done countless treatments and met people from all walks of life. Some like to stay silent throughout the treatment, but some talk throughout and I’ve found the dynamic of a chat in that relaxed environment very powerful. Almost like an informal therapy session!.. For both of us! I have decided to offer the treatment combined with a wedding…

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Introducing Audrey! – A Sweet Morris Minor Convertible

Our friend, wedding celebrant Diane Bell AKA Family Tree Ceremonies, is proud to introduce the newest member of the Family Tree tribe… AUDREY! Audrey is a beautiful 1959 Morris Minor 1000 who has been lovingly restored to her former glory. The perfect quirky, non-traditional wedding car for fun-loving couples “I was chatting to one of my best friends Sam about my ideas for expanding ‘Family Tree’ to include a Morris Minor wedding car” explains Diane. “She suggested we take on the challenge together and as fate would have it, we found this beauty in a classic car auction a few…

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Margot’s Winchester Wedding Fair

It seems like such a long time ago we shouted about an upcoming wedding fair! We cancelled five wedding fairs during the pandemic so we’re delighted to be back in action with an upcoming date and a new venue… Above photos (1&3) Ferris & Sloane Photography On Sunday 7th November you’ll find us popping up with an inspirational event in the grounds of Winchester Cathedral. Expect a marquee full of fabulous suppliers, goody bags, fizz, canapes, live music and creative workshops. Above photos: Katherine and her Camera If you’ve been to one of our wedding fairs before you’ll know they’re…

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Confetti Coast Photography on Amy & Sam’s Portsmouth Micro Wedding

Today we hear from Kaz of Confetti Coast Photography. She specialises in photographing coastal weddings and is passionate about sustainability. Her passion for her business really shows as she tells us about Amy & Sam’s Portsmouth wedding that changed shape due to the Covid pandemic… Q. Hi Kaz! Can you tell us how you initially met Amy & Sam and how it came about they booked you for their wedding? A. I’ve known Amy for a few years, first meeting her at a friend’s vintage style wedding at Grittenham Barn where she was singing. I was really struck by her…

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Dream Wedding Venue – The Boat Shed

Sometimes I think The Boat Shed project was all a dream. Did I dream about a unique waterside space filled with trestle tables, festoon lighting and flowers? It seemed so real; the taste of cold fizz, the servings of street food, the sound of the band rehearsing… Was my whole career a figment of my imagination? I think I might be going slightly mad. Is anyone else going slightly mad?   As it stands our first wedding is the end of June next year. It seems soooo long away but BRING IT ON. I’ve had my hair cut now, and…

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Vision Workshop for Wedding Photographers

We’re pleased to announce tickets are now LIVE for the much-anticipated wedding vision workshop brought to you by The Wonderous Wedding Fair! After the success of her epic (pre-show) styled shoots, founder Alex Cvijovic decided to organise this workshop to allow more photographers to attend and benefit. (Above photos, all from previous shoots: 1) Chris Barber 2) Weddings by Tom 3) Sam Pharoah) What to expect: Two styling concepts by @lunaandthelane. Three models. Behind the scenes footage captured by @brandysnapphoto. When when? I hear you cry! Tuesday 8th June 2021. Where might this fabulous creative day be taking place? Pylewell…

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Virtual Hen Parties by Raggy&Boo

Freedom may be on the horizon but we’ve still got the last leg of the journey ahead of us. There are still occasions to celebrate and, with weddings looking to be back on in a few months, now is surely the time to don your L plates and gather the hens? Hampshire-based event company, Raggy&Boo, is offering a selection of virtual events which can all be delivered safely to your door and enjoyed with friends/family/colleagues over a zoom. (At least this way you don’t have to share a room with your friend’s auntie, and no matter how drunk you get…

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