Wedding Speech Tips

Wedding Speech Tips It’s a well repeated fact that public speaking is the number 1 phobia for most people in the UK, more-so than spiders, rats or even death! At most UK weddings it is something though that is hard to avoid for three particular gentlemen; The Father of the Bride, The Best Man, and of course The Groom himself. However giving a speech doesn’t need to be terrifying and can be a lot of fun. The following video provides 12 Wedding Speech Tips which I hope […]

5 tips for popping the question

5 Tips For Popping The Question, From New York’s Top Wedding Proposal Planner Proposing to your loved one can be one of the most exciting moments in your life. But it can also be incredibly stressful, and your head may be spinning thinking of all the ways it could go wrong. That’s where Sarah Pease comes in. As New York City’s premiere proposal planner, Pease and her Brilliant Event Planning team craft personalized proposals that are the stuff of romance movies. They’ll take care of every […]

5 Easily Forgotten Wedding Details

5 Easily Forgotten Wedding Details Getting engaged is an incredibly exciting time; but when reality hits and you are faced with a wedding to organise, the planning process can quickly descend into chaos. As you get to grips with big-scale event planning for the first time, it helps to be prepared. In the midst of the drama, it’s no wonder that couples often overlook some of the details – so to help you out, we have compiled a list of 5 easily forgotten wedding details. #1: Copies of the Itinerary Every couple wants their big day to be smooth sailing. Your maid of honour, best man, bridesmaids and ushers are all vital to ensuring there is no confusion on the day of your wedding, so it pays to equip them with as much information as possible. A printed itinerary will help […]

Choosing the perfect suit for your wedding

Choosing the perfect suit for your wedding  It’s all very well the bride spending 18 pre-wedding months trying on dresses, buying matching shoes for the bridesmaids and making sure the mothers’ hats match, but unless the groom makes an effort too, the pictures will be strained and the dreaded homemade look will hit the Big Day. Traditional is an easier look to obtain It’s certainly safer. Men don’t have a huge choice of acceptable clothing for their own weddings – it depends on how open-minded they and their loved ones are – and in the UK it’s generally a […]

The Wedding Minefield: How to Start Planning a Wedding

The Wedding Minefield: How to Start Planning a Wedding Congratulations – you’re engaged! Now is a time for revelling in your new-found status as a fiance – but soon, you will need to turn your attention to the real task at hand: you have a wedding to plan! The transition from the heady romance of new engagement to the nitty gritty of wedding planning can be daunting, which is why we have put together a guide to set you on your way. Agree your budget From shoestring unions to all-out elaborate celebrations, wedding budgets can vary wildly. At this stage, it will be difficult to […]

How to Throw the Ultimate New Years Eve Party

How to Throw the Ultimate New Years Eve Party New Year’s Eve is a bit like Marmite: you either love it or you hate it. If you’re tasked with the job of organising this year’s office party, or fancy arranging a bash for your friends and family, here are some top tips to help you embrace the celebrations and throw the ultimate New Year’s Eve party this year. The theme: try something different Surprise your guests with something different to the traditional sparkles and glitter this year. Theming your party will allow you to be inventive and tie together your decor, refreshments, and music. Among this year’s popular themes, vintage is a strong contender: why not take your guests back through the decades for an elegant 1920’s flapper affair, or […]

Gifts for the groom

Gifts for the groom Men are usually quite easy to buy presents for, but when the man in question is a groom and the occasion very special, then the decision can become a little harder. The question is what to buy a groom that he will be able to treasure for many years to come? Keeping with tradition There is, of course, nothing wrong with choosing a traditional present; after all, they […]

5 Inspirational Themes for Events

5 Inspirational Themes for your Corporate Event Whether you’re making an exciting company announcement, rewarding your staff on a successful year, or in need [...]

Wedding DJ price?

Wedding Planning Most people that plan a wedding have never had to book a photographer, arrange food for so many people, or hire entertainment before, and so often they’re not sure what questions to ask when sending enquiries to prospective suppliers, and so the first/only question often asked on an email enquiry is “How much do you charge?” Depending on the answer to that question, many people will then decide on whether it’s expensive or not, based on the budget they’ve allocated. Deciding on the Entertainment Budget But, from speaking with many couples over the last few years, it’s interesting how the budget is allocated. It seems to be quite a common scenario for couples to ask […]

Wedding Etiquette: 8 Things You Should Know

Wedding Etiquette: 8 Things You Should Know So the question has been popped, you’ve said ‘yes’, and now attention turns to preparation for the big day. For many couples, wedding planning is exciting at first, but it soon becomes a complex affair as you try to navigate long-held traditions. To make sure the path to organising your wedding is a smooth one, we have answered 8 wedding etiquette questions for your peace of mind. 1. We’re engaged! How should we break the news? Before you broadcast the news of your engagement to the wider world, tell your closest family and friends first. A phone call is best, but a text message may be acceptable for some. Whatever you do, don’t tell Facebook before you’ve spread the word to your immediate loved ones. 2. Does my father have to walk me down the aisle? Traditionally, the father of the bride walks his daughter down the aisle to ‘give her away’ but in some cases, this does […]