Here are assorted wedding related people and places I’ve been impressed by. I suppose I should say that, like the BBC, I am not responsible for the content of external sites, or the quality of their work…but from my experience working with them at different weddings they’ve been excellent at what they do!
SURREY WEDDING VENUES
Great Fosters – luxury country house wedding venue
Loseley Park – perfect Surrey wedding venue
Pembroke Lodge – beautiful venue in Richmond Park
Nonsuch Mansion – stunning mansion house in Cheam, Surrey
Gate Street Barn – beautiful secluded barn in Surrey
Barn at Bury Court – great wedding barn on Hampshire/Surrey border
Greyfriars House – Beautiful mansion in the Surrey hills
The Bingham – lovely hotel on the Thames in Richmond
Ramster Hall – perfect wedding venue near Chiddingfold
Wotton House – luxury hotel near Dorking
HAMPSHIRE WEDDING VENUES
Tylney Hall – Impressive Hampshire country house near Basingstoke
Lainston House – Luxurious country house in stunning countryside near Winchester
Millbridge Court – Light and airy wedding barn near Frensham (might actually count as a Surrey wedding venue!)
SUSSEX WEDDING VENUES
HERTFORDSHIRE WEDDING VENUES
Brocket Hall – Incredible country house near Hatfield
Latimer Place – Classic stately home
Micklefield Hall – Stunning pondside outdoor ceremony venue
The Grove – Luxury country estate with really quirky potting shed dining room
BEDFORDSHIRE WEDDING VENUES
Turvey House – stunning country house marquee venue
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE WEDDING VENUES
Dorney Court – enchanting tudor manor house
BERKSHIRE WEDDING VENUES
Little Dower House – magical exclusive use house (2 mins from my home!)
Emily Jane Cakes – cakes that are as beautiful as they are delicious from the lovely and talented Emily
Dylan’s ice cream van – yummy for the guests and great for some quirky wedding photographs!
Sugar & Chic – stunning wedding cakes
LouPaper – very talented calligrapher and stationery designer (and best business name ever!)
Ross Magician – lovely magician
Samantha Kelsie – really great celebrant
OTHER WEDDING SUPPLIERS
Olivia Mills – Talented and lovely!
Hanna Wildman – a professional hair and make up artist based in Guildford. Great at her job and super nice too.
Carolanne Armstrong – talented and lovely hair and make up artist based in Sussex
Tania Stephenson Oliver – great make up artist who specialises in amazing natural lashes
NW Make up – Natasha is a fab hair stylist and make up artist who has a great team of artists
Cat Legge – lovely lady for great wedding hair and make up
Helen Andrew – talented hair and make up artist
HAIR AND MAKE-UP
Short Film Company – Mark and Gary are so lovely to have around on your wedding day!
Films in Bloom – Elise makes beautiful films and is lovely to work with
W4 Wedding films – really great husband and wife team and fabulous work
Foster Filming – Ben is really chilled and is a fab addition to your wedding day!
Andrew Collin Films – lovely and unobtrusive videographer who makes stunning films
Spatz Films – ninja videographer, so unobtrusive he’s almost invisible!
Ash Videography – fabulous wedding film maker
The Collective – fabulous wedding band
Cheesecake – guaranteed to give you an amazing party, and nice guys too
Majestix – brilliant rock and pop wedding band
Down for the count – fab band
Informer – awesome wedding band
The Chaps – brilliant band
Festival Sons – great live festival style band
Rollercoaster – super party band
Tara Minton – talented and lovely harpist
Bowfiddle – Very talented string quartet (or string trio) who help produce a great atmosphere at your wedding
Lydia Pearson – incredible soprano singer
Chess DJ – Chris is a lovely and very professional DJ who’ll give you a fantastic party
Mitch Matthews DJ – great hair and great tunes!
West End Wedding Singing Waiters – so talented and what a fabulous way to get the party started!