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Tips for Postponing your Wedding

As life has a habit of being unpredictable, there are instances where couples need to postpone their wedding. Aside from current self-isolation and social distancing guidance surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, other situations such as family emergencies, someone falling ill, natural disasters or sudden changes in career can force couples to change their wedding date. After months (or years) of planning, the prospect of postponing or cancelling your wedding can be soul destroying, nevermind the added pressure of the guest list and your wedding budget - but do not despair, I have some tips and steps to follow to make the whole process as painless as possible! 1. Don’t Panic Your wedding is a huge event in your life, so you...

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How to Host a Virtual Hen Party

Having planned hen parties, COVID-19 and the latest social distancing rules have forced brides-to-be everywhere to cancel or postpone their hen dos. [crying emoji] There’s nothing quite as soul destroying! While nothing can replace having a good old knees up with your bridesmaids and besties, I’ve found the next best thing… a virtual hen party (bear with me). Some future brides may find this absurd, but during a time when we are locked up, locked down, feeling sombre and quite frankly a little lonely, coming together in a virtual space to have a good laugh and forget about everything else that’s going on for an hour or two, might be just what the doctor ordered! First of all… What is...

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How The Coronavirus Is Affecting My Small Business

With all the uncertainty, worry and general doom and gloom in the media at the moment, especially around how the coronavirus is affecting small businesses, I wanted to share the steps I have taken in reaction to COVID-19 and a few positive thoughts. I am offering Skype and Facetime consultations and meetings if anyone is reducing face to face contact with people. I can also offer live chat via Facebook Messenger. This is to help brides and grooms in any efforts to self isolate. As many weddings are held in hospitality venues such as country houses and hotels, which are being hit hard by COVID-19, some couples are postponing their weddings. I am being as flexible as possible with regards...

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5 Quirky Wedding Venues in North East England

Getting married in the glorious North East? No doubt you want to be unique and find a beautiful wedding venue that hasn’t previously hosted weddings for all your friends and family. Why not step away from the traditional country house, luxury hotel or castle, and go for one of these quirky North East wedding venues… 1. Alnwick Garden Treehouse Step off the beaten track and into an enchanting world of intertwining foliage and fairy lights, playful rope bridges and roaring log fires. The Treehouse, an award winning restaurant and event venue, is a curious hideaway sat amongst tree tops and forestry which is a magical location for your wedding. You can also enjoy bespoke menus, a truly personal service and...

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10 Tips For Organising a Hen Party

Have you been given the task of organising a hen party? Whether you’ve been a bridesmaid before, or this is your first time, planning someone else’s hen party can seem like a daunting task. But do not fear, like a magical fairy godmother, we’re here to help. When it comes to any part of wedding planning, it’s tricky to know what to do and when, but follow these simple steps and your friends will have one heck of a hen party! First of all, here’s a few things not to do… Don’t get carried away and start planning your dream celebration. Remember it’s all about what the bride will enjoy. Don’t let too many cooks spoil the broth and get...

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