Category: Sussex Wedding

Wedding Industry Personal Branding Event

Back in February (when I still had a brain), I hosted a personal branding networking event with my good friends at Wagner Hall in Brighton. My favourite small businesses are the ones where the owner’s personality shines through and I’m always interested to get to know the person behind the brand… which is why I do ‘supplier spotlight’ and Q&As with wedding suppliers on the blog. I want to know who they are, how they live, what inspires them. I want to know about their background, how they got started, what future plans they’ve got. Am I just plain nosey?…

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Lets Talk Wedding Bell Tents…

Great British Bell Tents offer bell tent hire in Sussex, Surrey and surrounding counties. We caught up with director Kieran to find out a little more about the business… Q. How long have you been running GBBT? A. This was meant to be the start of our fourth season but obviously due to the current situation this has been put on pause.  However, we are still hopeful we can still set up some bell tents for a few weddings and festivals towards the latter part of the season. Q. What’s your background and how did the idea for the business…

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Theatrical Styling & Planning

Wedding planner and stylist Sally Gallis previously worked in theatre. She’s been a drama teacher, director, producer and set designer. We caught up with her to find out how she’s transferred her experience to the marvellous world of weddings… How it all began Sally is a self-confessed creative magpie, so after planning her own wedding, and a friend’s, she decided to change career. She launched Events by Design just two years ago. “People ask whether the job is massively different” says Sally, “and honestly, I don’t think it is. I still get to lark about with pretty things and make…

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Duncton Mill – Under New Management

Duncton Mill near Petworth in West Sussex is a fishery and beautiful lakeside marquee venue. Caroline and Martin have been running the venue for years but as they’re due to retire, Carole from The Naked Food Company is taking over… and she’s got BIG plans. Carole’s catering business has been based on the estate at Duncton Mill for years. The award-winning company creates bespoke menus to suit a variety of tastes, styles and budgets. Choose The Naked Food Company to cater for your lakeside wedding (think grazing tables under the trees and desserts on the jetty) or bring in a…

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Lucy & Jack’s Sunny Winter Wedding at The Worthing Dome

There is nothing we don’t love about this wedding. One of our favourite venues (we really really hope to be at The Worthing Dome for Margot’s Wedding Fair on Sunday 27th September!), beautiful people, stunning flowers, a 20s theme suited to a 2020 winter wedding, all captured by one of our very favourite photographers (Teddy Pig Photography). (Also, Bride Lucy works for the NHS so lets clap extra loudly for her tonight) Q. What was the theme/style for your big day? A. 1920s/Art Deco/vintage. As the venue has beautiful Art Deco-style windows and it was 2020 it was an easy…

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Getting to Know… The Stag & the Doe

Today we get to know Lindsey Macadie, the talented photographer behind The Stag & the Doe. We’re very jealous of her time in Maui! Oh to be there now, on this cold wet dreary day… Q. What makes you happy? A. Sunshine, wisteria and giggles with good friends. Q.What does a perfect weekend look like to you? A. Some live music, time with family and friends, a walk followed by a Sunday roast. That’s a good weekend! Q. What’s your idea of a dream holiday? A. Sunshine and some sort of activities like yoga or kayaking. A good dose of…

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The Countdown is ON… The Wonderous Wedding Fair Brighton

In a couple of weeks I’m setting my alarm for stupid o’clock in the morning to head over to Brighton to help out at The Wonderous Wedding Fair which is run by my good friend Alex Cvijovic. The Wonderous Wedding Fair is not your average wedding fair. The vibe is stylish, creative and alternative with emphasis on fun and interaction. This time the event is popping up at Fabrica, a contemporary art gallery in a former church, right in the centre of boho Brighton. When? Sunday 15th March 11am-3pm Where? Fabrica, 40 Duke Street, Brighton, BN1 1AG Expect approx 30…

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Glam Rock Shoot at Southend Barns

Today we hand over to stylists To Have & To Hire and venue, Southend Barns, to tell us all about this bold, edgy styled shoot… What else is one to do when wanting to add a little sparkle and spice to their wedding? Why Glam Rock, of course. Glam Rock is a style of rock music that started in the United Kingdom in the early 70s. Glam Rock musicians often adorned – what was classified then as ‘outrageous’ outfits, hairstyles, and makeup. Some remnants that may pop to mind are platform shoes and glitter. For this styled shoot we wanted…

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Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside…

Goodness me, what a busy few days I’ve had! Saturday was spent doing last minute prep for Sunday’s wedding fair at The Worthing Dome; buying donuts, printing stuff, packing the car, fiddling about with pegboard signage etc! The next day my eyes pinged open at 5.45am, 15 minutes before my alarm, and it was all systems go to get myself in gear and over to Worthing for set up. And what a lovely day we had! It was the fourth fair we’ve hosted at the venue and it was officially our busiest yet. We love working with the guys at…

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Our Wedding Fair @ The Worthing Dome

We’ve finished putting the tinsel away and we’re well and truly back to work! First on our agenda for 2020 is final preparations for our next wedding fair. It’s being held at The Worthing Dome on Sunday 26th January from 11am-3pm. This is the fourth fair we’ve hosted at The Dome so we’ve firmly established ourselves with the venue and we know the drill when it comes to putting on a good event. About the Venue: The Worthing Dome is located a stone’s throw from the beach in Worthing, West Sussex. As well as the event space, the historic Grade…

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