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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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Inspiration: wedding under new rules in Oxfordshire

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 weddings in Oxfordshire under the new social distancing rules. new rules...

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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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New rules for weddings during a pandemic

New rules for weddings during a pandemic

Fourth of July We've now been in lockdown for over 100 days, due to the Corona virus (COVID-19), and things are beginning to slowly ease to allow the economy to kick start again (for now at least). The fourth of July will be a monumental date for most of England as...

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5 reasons tiny weddings rock

5 reasons tiny weddings rock

Tiny wedding trend Before coronovirus threw wedding plans up in the air, couples were already thinking about down sizing their weddings and decreasing wedding guest numbers. And now this could be a forced decision, so micro or tiny weddings are certainly a trend that...

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Celebrate your original wedding date

Celebrate your original wedding date

Wedding plans on hold What a strange few months we've been living through. A time when pretty much everything in our diaries has been wiped out. When plans have all been put on hold. It has all felt a little surreal, uncertain and apprehensive. Obviously weddings have...

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Stronger together

Stronger together

Speechless I've been quiet for a while. I haven't really known what to say or do. Things are so hard to comprehend. It's overwhelming. It's scary. And it's pretty much unbelievable. What a year! Brexit, floods, Caroline Flack, storms and now a pandemic virus. Events...

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Get the bunting out!

Get the bunting out!

For centuries, 'putting the flags out' was the cue to celebrate something great that has happened and to really push the boat out. And these decorative strings of paper or material triangles, often called 'bunting', have been used at many a street party commemorating...

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