Top Spring 2021 colours from Pantone®

Some normality 2020 has been nothing like normal. So it is almost reassuring to have some familiarity appear in the calendar this week, with the fashion weeks starting and the announcement of...

Socially distanced hen party ideas

2020 continues to force us to think of alternative and creative ways to celebrate milestone occasions. Weddings can now take place with up to 30 people (within government guidelines). Many weddings...

Weddings in the news

I don't think there's been so many changes in the law around weddings in such a short amount of time. This year (and the unfortunate Covid-19 guest) has brought much anguish, speculation, comment...

Paused not cancelled

For me it feels like life is paused, especially in the wedding industry. I sometimes wonder if weddings have been forgotten. postponed weddings For so many couples, suppliers and venues the future...

Inspiration: wedding under new rules in Oxfordshire

Just one month ago, the wedding of Hannah and Richard was held at stunning Friars Court in Oxfordshire. A no frills or fuss, intimate ceremony on Saturday 4th July 2020 saw one of the first civil...

cotswold wedding inspiration

Weddings through the decades: 1970s

Weddings through the decades: 1970s

The current guidelines for weddings are making couples re-evaluate what is important to them for their wedding. In some ways, it is stripping the wedding back to just the ceremony and the legality about becoming married. It has actually made me consider whether there...

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Alternatives to walking down the aisle with your father

Alternatives to walking down the aisle with your father

social distancing rules Due to the current government restrictions for weddings during the corona virus pandemic, you may have to rethink some of your wedding plans. Unless you live in the same household as your father, you may need to omit the tradition of walking...

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Celebrating 6 years of Hanami Dream

Celebrating 6 years of Hanami Dream

Fourth of July What did you do this fourth of July? Did you celebrate the easing of lockdown due to corona virus (COVID-19) in most of England? Did you go off to the pub? Get a hair cut? Or tie the knot? The fourth of July is often a day of celebration with...

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wedding venue reviews

Wedding venue review: Ashmolean Museum

Wedding venue review: Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum wedding venue review You'd be forgiven if you didn't realise that you could get married at the magnificent Ashmolean Museum in Oxford - there are some wonderful unknown venue options on offer right on our doorsteps. Licensed wedding venues In 1995,...

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Wedding venue review: Caswell House

Wedding venue review: Caswell House

Caswell House wedding venue Caswell House is a wedding venue that almost needs no introduction due to its overwhelming popularity. A beautiful one stop wedding shop, where you are taken in hand and don’t need to worry about anything. The day I looked round started as...

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Wedding venue review: Bodleian Library

Wedding venue review: Bodleian Library

Bodleian Library wedding venue One of the things I love about our region is the complete diversity of the types of wedding venues available in and around the Cotswolds and Oxfordshire. With an abundance of barns, manor houses, hotels and beautiful backdrops to tie the...

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“Your work is invaluable to us”

“Your work is invaluable to us”

"Thank you very much for the work you have done investigating new business opportunities and advising on improvements to existing revenue activities at Cogges. Your work has been extremely thorough and enabled us to make both immediate service and sales improvements...

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Weddings in the news

Weddings in the news

I don't think there's been so many changes in the law around weddings in such a short amount of time. This year (and the unfortunate Covid-19 guest) has brought much anguish, speculation, comment and concern about weddings. New guidelines As restrictions have been...

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Paused not cancelled

Paused not cancelled

For me it feels like life is paused, especially in the wedding industry. I sometimes wonder if weddings have been forgotten. postponed weddings For so many couples, suppliers and venues the future still looks so uncertain. Plans have been adapted or postponed. Some...

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