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After a year of lockdowns, restrictions, postponements and confusion, I'm sure you can't wait to say 'Yes' to the dress! If this is you, I would fully recommend you take a trip to The Bridal Mill. I've photographed a few of their Brides and not only were their dresses absolutely stunning, they all spoke highly of their experience. They have so many dresses to choose from, you'll no doubt find THE dress. Plus, you can see their entire collection on their website, so you can still get excited looking at dresses and deciding which you'd like to see in person, after the lockdown! When you can finally book an appointment with this Mother-Daughter Team, you'll have a peaceful space and ample time to try their range of different styles, until you fall in love all over again! The wonderful Charlotte of The Bridal Mill has written the following piece, showing you just why you should say 'YES!' to one of their dresses - Thank you Charlotte! xo If you'd like to talk to Charlotte, I've included The Bridal Mill's contact details at the end of this post, just mention you found her here! 🤍 
 
 The Bridal Mill, Botley - Established 2012 Our beautiful boutique is based in a 16th century flour mill, in the picturesque village of Botley, Hampshire. Opened by a mother and daughter due to the success of their sister company Dress To Go, which specialises in Prom/Eveningwear. 
 We offer a large range of bridal gowns from 8 unique designers, who bring a different style and design to our boutique. We have over 100 samples to order from with samples in sizes 8-28. Our full range of dresses can be viewed on our website under each designer. 
 We also pride ourselves on being a specialist in plus-size wedding dresses, carrying two specific ranges which cater for the curvier figure. Both collections offer dresses with flattering styles and lines created by the inner body corsets fitted inside each dress, to show off the figure. We have over 30 styles to offer which can be ordered in sizes 20-30+. 
 Our price range is £600-£2,350, catering to everyone’s budget and offering sample dresses at reduced prices, due to discontinuations of certain styles. We require a 50% deposit to order any dress and the other 50% is due when your dress arrives in with us. Our delivery time frame is 4-5 months, however we can request rush deliveries of around 8 weeks if needed. We also have our own personal in-house bridal seamstress, to ensure that perfect fit on your special day. To add those finishing touches, we have a large range of bridal accessories which includes veils, tiaras, headpieces, bridal belts and jewellery. 
 
 To keep up to date with our latest dress arrivals and bridal news, you can follow us on our social media pages, on Facebook and Instagram. We also like to share with everyone photos from our beautiful brides on their wedding days. We've included some beautiful photos by Lindsay McConville Photography, of our Brides. Above is Ellie wearing our Jenny dress by Phoenix Gowns, and below is Kirsty wearing Perseus by Sophia Tolli. 
 
 We offer one to one appointments with your own bridal consultant, who can advise on styles to suit you and within your budget. We are open Tuesday-Saturday and offer late night evening appointments on Tuesday and Thursdays. All appointments are 90 minutes long, giving you enough time to try on a varied range of styles. 
 To book your bridal appointment with us please text, email or direct message us on our social media pages. At this time, we are taking people's contact details, enabling us to be able to let you know when we can reopen and book you in. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our collection or service. We look forward to hearing from you…. 
 Q & A What is your favourite part of what you do? Getting married is one of the biggest days of any bride’s life. To be a part of this special day is a privilege which we don’t take for granted. What's your Favourite Dress Style? It’s not really about what our favourite dress style is, it’s more about what suits the bride we are serving. What makes The Bridal Mill different to other Dress Shops?  At The Bridal Mill we serve our brides with passion and a genuine interest in giving the best service possible. The journey doesn’t stop after the appointment, the aftercare we offer covers alterations, steaming and answering questions/calming the brides nerves. Who are you in lockdown with and how are you staying sane/passing the time? We are fortunate enough that none of us are alone during lockdown. We have passed the time exercising, spending quality time with the family, cooking, baking, reading and meditating. 
 With things the way they are at the moment, what's your postponement/cancellation policy? None of our brides have had to cancel their weddings. All their dates have been postponed and we have moved alteration fittings accordingly.  Do you only sell Dresses, or other items too? We sell veils, hair accessories, belts and hoops. 
 Do you sell Bridesmaid/Flower Girl Dresses, or do you specialise in Brides specifically? We only sell wedding dresses and pride ourselves in having styles to suit all body shapes and sizes.  This Wedding Fayre is raising money for Mind, the Mental Health Charity - Why do you personally feel like this is a great cause? Mental health has always been a big issue globally, but with the current situation, we feel there may be a massive increase in people suffering with mental health problems. It is important that we all do what we can to reach out to those who are suffering.  Thank you to Charlotte at The Bridal Mill, for getting involved in this Event! xo 
 I've included The Bridal Mill's contact details and important links below. Please take a look and get in touch, but don't forget to leave Charlotte some love, whilst you're here! 
 Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 Phone:  07741 021649 
 Email:  info@thebridalmill.co.uk Website:  www.thebridalmill.co.uk 
 Facebook:  www.facebook.com/thebridalmill 
 Instagram:  www.instagram.com/thebridalmill_botley  (@ thebridalmill_botley ) 
 
 
 #sayyestothedress #weddingdresses #hampshirewedding #virtualweddingfayre

The Bridal Mill

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I chose Little Steps to be included in this event, as I know a lot of couples worry a little about having children at their Wedding. It's lovely to have littler guests, but how do you keep them occupied and how can their parents fully relax, if they're on parenting duty? Well this is where Little Steps come in - Their team of nannies can not only keep the kids occupied during the day, with all sorts of games and activities, but they can even tuck your little ones into bed and keep an eye on them, so if you're a parents, you still can relax and enjoy the celebrations, knowing your little one is being safely looked after. The wonderful Charlotte, owner of Little Steps, has written the following piece, showing you just why you should choose them to keep your smaller guests having just as much fun as the adults - Thank you Charlotte! xo If you'd like to talk to Charlotte, I've included her contact details at the end of this post, or you can leave a comment at the bottom of this page and I'll pass her your email address! 🤍 Little Steps Nanny and Events Agency Do you have children attending your wedding? 
 Are you unsure whether you would like little guests to attend? 
 Do the little guests come as a package with your adult guests? 
 
 Maybe your adult guests have recently had a baby and don’t have a regular babysitter? 
 
 If you have answered ‘YES’  to any of the above questions, keep on reading. We have a solution for you - Little Steps Wedding Nannies & Creche, with evening babysitting if required! I hear you asking, "What is a Little Steps Wedding Nanny?" ​ Little Steps Nanny and Events Agency offers a bespoke childcare service for all occasions, including your big day! 
 
 An experienced, professional, fun and responsible team of Wedding Nannies who collectively hold over 100 years of childcare experience! 
 
 Wedding Nannies provide childcare for children aged from newborn to 12 years old and provide a creche facility. The toys and resources are all provided by Little Steps Agency and are catered to the ages of the children attending and their interests; unicorns to dinosaurs, dollies to trains, gluesticks to crayons, paper to dress-up crowns, educational games to giant lawn games, teepees and cushions to bean bags and stories. We have it all! 
 
 Little Steps Agency covers Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and London areas, although we can travel around the UK. 
 
 We are listed suppliers of many 4* & 5* Hotels and Venues including: 
 
 5* Pennyhill Park, Bagshot 
 Royal Berkshire, Ascot 
 Four Seasons Hampshire, Dogmersfield 
 Millbridge Court, Farnham 
 DeVere Wokefield Estate, Reading 
 Warbrook House, Eversley 
 Tithe Barn, Petersfield "What about your evening babysitting service?" 
 Our Wedding Nannies also double up as evening babysitters, if you have accommodation on site. This service is available to put your little ones to sleep and supervise their sleep times, so you can enjoy the rest of the night. I’m afraid this service does not include the creche and is only to supervise your little ones' bedtime routine and sleeping time.  "How long are Wedding Nannies and the Creche available for?" Little Steps Wedding Nannies are available for childcare and supervision for the duration of the day or for part of the day. There is a minimum booking of 4 hours, which includes 30 minutes set up time and 30 minutes pack down time. 
 "How many children can you look after at one time?" 
 
 We have no minimum number and likewise, no maximum number either. Although, OFSTED ratios are used to decide how many Wedding Nannies are required for your booking period. 
 "Do we need to provide anything on the day?" We would ask you to provide a separate room, the children’s meals and drinks and any nappies or bottles required. "Are the Wedding Nannies first aid trained?" At least one of the Wedding Nannies within your booking will be paediatric first aid trained. The Wedding Nanny team each hold childcare qualifications and have passed thorough checks including DBS checks, reference and employment checks and a face to face interview, with in depth childcare related questions. "Why should I think about Wedding Nannies?" Do you have someone to look after your little ones on your big day if they are not feeling well? Do you want a little one crying during the speeches or running around? Do you want to hear ‘I’m tired’ at 7pm, as it’s been a long day for your little ones? Do you want your guests to leave early or stay up in their rooms to supervise their little ones? 
 
  If the answer is ‘No’ to any of these, then it’s a small price to pay for a lot less stress on the day and to have Wedding Nannies available to take over and provide them with a space to dip in and out of all day, with an adults permission or an evening babysitting service. "Who will I communicate with at Little Steps Agency?" Charlotte is the owner of Little Steps Nanny and Events Agency. I hold an extensive array of childcare experience from my employment as a full time nanny, temporary nanny, proxy parenting nanny, event nanny and a day care nursery manager. 
 I hold a Level 5 qualification in Early Years and a number of additional, recognised childcare qualifications. Throughout my career, I have recruited and vetted a number of childcare professionals and hold a strong nanny and Early Years network, with excellent knowledge of Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and also London. "How much are these services?" 
 Evening Babysitting Service Booking Fee – Starting Price £15.00 
 Wedding Nannies & Creche Booking Fee – Starting Price £350.00 
 Wedding Nannies and Evening Babysitters are an additional £12 each per hour, payable direct to the Wedding Nannies/Babysitters on the day. 
 
 Q & A 
 
 What areas do you cover/how far can you travel? And can you do destination/international weddings? 
 Little Steps Wedding Nannies and Creche usually travels around Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire and London. Although we do and we can travel, whether that is around the UK with our creche ,or our Wedding Nannies travelling abroad to help you on your big day! 
 What is your favourite part of what you do? 
 Setting up the wedding creche on the day and seeing the children’s faces. I also love buying new toys and resources – it’s taken over my shoe obsession. 
 
 How do you keep children occupied and how long can you do this for? 
 We have a team of professional, qualified, and fun Wedding Nannies with lots of toys and games! We can keep children occupied for hours on end, whether it’s for the entire day or a partial part of the day, we are here to keep the little one’s busy! We do have a minimum booking of 4 hours, which includes 30 minutes set up time and a 30 minute pack down time. 
 We bring all of the toys and equipment with us on the day, everything from a tepee, cushions, blankets, bean bags, giant games, board games, puzzles, a toddler and baby ball pit, sensory bottles, sensory scarves, arts and craft table, threading and bracelet making, dinosaurs, fairies, dollies and more! 
 
 What makes Little Steps different? 
 The Wedding Nanny Team currently holds over 100 years of childcare experience! We are an independent Nanny and Events Agency and all of our Wedding Nannies are qualified, fun, knowledgeable and professional. Each Wedding Nanny wears a uniform, which is discreet and attempts to blend in with other staffing on your day. We don’t wear a bright polo shirt, we wear a black t-shirt and black trousers/jeans, with a black body warmer and lanyard. This is so you understand who we are but it’s not too obvious in your photos. 
 
 We also offer an on-site evening babysitting service. 
 
 Little Steps Agency is also run by a childcare professional, with years of experience from a Day Nursery Manager to Nannying to proxy parenting and subsequently, holds a great amount of recruitment experience too. 
 Do you create a space for the children and bring activities with you, or do we need to provide any of this? 
 If you book our Wedding Creche and Nanny service, we bring everything with us on the day! You don’t have to provide anything, other than a spare room, the children’s meals and nappies/bottles (if required). 
 Why did you decide to become a Wedding Nanny? 
 Have you been to a wedding yourself with little ones? It can be hard work… Keeping an eye on where they are all the time, wondering whether they will need to go to the toilet half way through the ceremony, wondering whether they’ll last till the evening or will they be tired and grumpy… So, wouldn’t it be ideal if there was a wedding nanny on site with a creche, who could keep the little ones occupied and provide some fun and games, but also a chill out area. Does any Wedding you've worked at stand out for you? 
 
 It’s more the clients who stand out for me; from their initial point of contact with Little Steps Agency and seeing what it is that the couple require on their big day, to actually seeing them on their big day.  Who are you in lockdown with and how are you staying sane/passing the time? 
 I am in lockdown with my family. I am taking the opportunity to enjoy the sunny weather by sitting in the garden and going on a daily walk in the woods close to us. I am also talking to friends a lot more via social media and Zoom; we now have a weekly pub quiz Wednesday night, which is a lot of fun! 
 
 With things the way they are at the moment, what's your postponement/cancellation policy? 
 We are currently taking Wedding Nanny and Creche bookings for Autumn/Winter 2020 only and are still taking bookings for 2021 & 2022. Our booking system is always the booking fee upfront and then the Wedding Nannies to be paid on the day of the booking. 
 
 What are your 3 Desert Island Items? - i.e. If you were stuck on a desert island and could only have 3 items, what would they be? Ooo this is a tough one! 1. Sun cream 2. A pillow 3. A Mobile Phone (charged) to rescue me when I’ve had enough. What is the most important tip you have, to make sure my Wedding runs smoothly and I have a great time? 
 Keep calm and most importantly, enjoy yourself! It’s your big day, just remember this. 
 
 No one is going to notice if you didn’t buy certain items or if something doesn’t look particularly how you wanted it to, only you will. Just keep calm and enjoy every moment of your big day. 
 
 This Wedding Fayre is raising money for Mind, the Mental Health Charity - Why do you personally feel like this is a great cause? 
 This is a great charity and mental health is becoming an increasing subject in our everyday lives and is slowly becoming recognised. No one should ever have to suffer in silence. Thank you to Charlotte and the team at Little Steps Nanny & Event Agency, for getting involved in this Event and including a special offer in the Virtual Goody Bag! xo  
 I've included Little Steps' contact details and important links below, please take a look and get in touch! Don't forget to leave Charlotte some love, whilst you're here! 
  Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 Contact Details: Phone Number: 07920779652 Email Address:  info@littlestepsagency.com Website:  www.littlestepsagency.com Facebook:  www.facebook.com/littlestepsagency  Instagram:  www.instagram.com/littlestepsagency  (@littlestepsagency) #weddingnanny #weddingchildcare #hampshirewedding #virualweddingfayre

Little Steps Nanny and Events Agency

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I chose Midsummer NightFeast to be included in this event, as they were about to launch, when the pandemic hit. They haven't had the chance to show the world the amazing foods they can create, so I wanted to show you all just what they can do. As a new endeavour from the creators of Midsummer Nightcap, you can rest easy knowing they have experience in making Weddings amazing! Midsummer NightFeast's Francesca has written the following piece, showing you just why you should choose them to provide yummy food on your special day - Thank you Francesca! xo If you'd like to talk to Francesca, I've included her contact details at the end of this piece, or you can leave a comment at the bottom of this page and I'll pass her your email address! 🤍 Midsummer NightFeast - Beautiful Canapes and Grazing Tables Looking for some catering for your wedding? We have a lovely selection of canapés and our specialist grazing table and platters. 
 
 Why not have it served in our beautiful wicker picnic hampers? We would love to create a bespoke menu for you, all locally sourced organic food and beautifully presented. We can create a themed feast table - anything from a Mexican, to a Medieval feast. 
 
 Get in touch for us to help with your catering needs.  Q&As 
 What is your favourite part of what you do? The feedback we get on our events. It’s always so lovely to receive that special note and thank you about how your offering was received and enjoyed by your clients and their friends! It’s so lovely to be involved in helping to create someone’s special day. What's your favourite of all of your foods/recipes? My favourite offering is our grazing table, I am a massive lover of cheese and we work with some great suppliers so can get hold of some delicious cheeses for a fab variation. Also a massive fan of our Pimms Eton Mess -we offered these canapé style for an ITV  event and the mixture of the fruits and the coulis is a perfect summer desert. What makes Midsummer NightFeast different to other Wedding Caterers? Similar to our bar offerings, our menu and customisable are bespoke, meaning we love to work with the client to what they're after, as well as offering a variety of choice, in different suggested concepts. From grazing tables focused on themes and food, our display and event styling is also a big focus of the business, so not only amazing quality and taste, but presentation too. How many guests can you cater for at once? We can cater for up to 300 guests. Is there anything you'd love to see trending in Wedding Food or Styling? More disco balls! These have definitely been popular in recent years, but our disco ball punch bowls and serving bowls would be great to see at loads of weddings. 😊 
 
 Does any wedding you've catered stand out for you? 
 We catered for a wedding where everyone had their own individual picnic hamper, which was lovely. We would love to create a Wind in the Willows theme picnic, with “Ratty's” picnic. Who are you in lockdown with and how are you staying sane/passing the time? 
 I am in lock down with my partner and our dog Yoda! I have been cooking for us all a lot - going through Ottolenghi's book 'Plenty', where we get a lot of inspiration. 
 With things the way they are at the moment, what is your Cancellation/Postponement Policy for couples who have had to cancel their Wedding? 
 With coronavirus, we will move the booking to any available date for free and try to deal with each unique situation as it happens. We understand it is a confusing and difficult time for everyone, so we just help where we can. 
 What are your 3 Desert Island Items? I mentioned this before, but some tools - saw, nails, etc., so I can build myself a bar and kitchen! Do you only serve food, or drinks too? We not only sell food, but have a number of bars available from our sister company Midsummer Nightcap, which is also a part of this Fayre - We have two internal bars, two covered Caravans, Morris minor, tipi bar and a converted telephone box. We can also provide a wine list, tables and staff to serve drinks at your event. Do you cater to people with dietary requirements, like nut allergies, gluten and dairy intolerance, and/or vegans, for example? Yes we definitely do - check out our vegan canapé menu, and vegan grazing table! This Wedding Fayre is raising money for Mind, the Mental Health Charity - Why do you personally feel like this is a great cause? 
 I think it’s a fantastic cause, a charity we have supported for many years. As always mental health is so important! 
 
 Thank you to Francesca of Midsummer NightFeast, for getting involved in this Event! xo  
 I've included Midsummer Nightcap's contact details and important links below, as Midsummer NightFeast is so brand new and exclusive, they haven't set up their social media yet! Please take a look and get in touch - And don't forget to leave Francesca some love on this post! 
 
  Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 Lindsay xo 
 
  Contact Details:  
 
 Phone:  07958 555 467 
 Email Address: info@midsummernightcap.com Website:  www.midsummernightcap.com 
 Facebook: www.facebook.com/MidsummerNightcap 
 Instagram:  www.instagram.com/midsummer_nightcap  ( @midsummer_nightcap ) #weddingcanapes #weddingcaterer #bestweddingfood #virtualweddingfayre

Midsummer NightFeast

I chose Midsummer NightFeast to be included in this event, as they were about to launch, when the pandemic hit. They haven't had the...

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I chose Midsummer Nightcap to be included in this event, as every Wedding needs a bar and they have a bar for every Wedding! From their indoor Wooden and mirrored Bars, to their converted Caravan and Morris Minor, there's something for any taste. Not only that, but the drinks they create are gorgeous, and they can help with the styling, too! They're also showcasing their Brand New Sister Business, Midsummer NightFeast right here exclusively, so head on over and check them out too! Midsummer Nightcap's Francesca has answered your questions in the video below, as well as writing the following piece, showing you just why you should choose them to keep your guests' glasses topped up throughout your Wedding - Thank you Francesca! xo If you'd like to talk to Francesca, I've included her details at the bottom of this page, or you can leave a comment below this post and I'll pass her your email address! 🤍 Midsummer Nightcap - Mobile Event Bars & More! Hello from Midsummer Nightcap! We are a bespoke, personalised, 'one to one mobile events service'. We have six different customisable bars that can be tailored to serve your favourite drinks. Whether you want fizz on tap and cold draft lagers served from a converted 1950's caravan, or bottled wines and delicious cocktails served from the boot of a Morris Minor, Midsummer Nightcap has you covered. We love our bars to be fully customisable to you – wherever the venue! Available for dry hire, cash bar and a fully serving bar. We work on a minimum spend, so there is no cost to hire us for your wedding! We love to create experience beyond the drinks - from our unique bars, event styling and even touches like our suitcase speaker, we would love to discuss your wedding needs!  Thank you to Francesca of Midsummer Nightcap, for getting involved in this Event and for including an offer in the Virtual Goody Bag! xo    
 I've included Midsummer Nightcap's contact details and important links below! Please take a look and get in touch - And don't forget to leave Francesca some love on this post!     Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 
 Lindsay xo    Contact Details:  Phone:  07958 555 467  Email Address: info@midsummernightcap.com Website:  www.midsummernightcap.com  Facebook: www.facebook.com/MidsummerNightcap  Instagram:  www.instagram.com/midsummer_nightcap  ( @midsummer_nightcap ) #weddingbar #eventbar #weddingcocktails #signaturecocktails #weddingdrinks #virtualweddingfayre

Midsummer NightCap

I chose Midsummer Nightcap to be included in this event, as every Wedding needs a bar and they have a bar for every Wedding! From their...

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I chose Tartufi Cakes to be included in this event, as I fell a little bit in love with owner and baker Jemma and her cakes, when I met her at Stansted Park. Not only is she the most lovely, softly-spoken person you could meet, she is extremely talented and her cakes speak for themselves. She'll work with you to create a cake that will be too beautiful to eat, but too delicious not to - You'll struggle to know what to do!!  
 
 
 I particularly love the Strawberry Basket Cake (you'll need to look twice to believe it's a cake!) and Geode Cake, so have included photographs of these below. However, you can see the Geode Cake up close during the video below, from the Virtual Wedding Fayre, where Gemma answers your Wedding Cake-related questions! The wonderful Jemma has written the following piece, showing you just why you should choose her for your Wedding Cake - Thank you Jemma! xo If you'd like to talk to Jemma, I've included her contact details at the end of this post, or you can leave a comment at the bottom of this page and she'll respond as quickly as she can! 🤍 Bespoke Cakes, Lovingly Created by Jemma Legg Tartufi Cakes is a bespoke wedding cake company based in Langstone, Hampshire. They specialise in designing unique wedding cakes for their couples and deliver to London and across the south.  It is run by former theatre designer, Jemma Legg who founded the company in 2008. Her mission was to bake cakes with outstanding flavour as well as provide couples with a truly unique design service.  A few words from Jemma... 
 I typically work on around 40 to 50 weddings a year, with one wedding per week. There are a lot of elements involved in making a wedding cake and they can take anything from 3 days to 2 weeks to make. There is also a lengthy planning process prior to starting the cake. My aim is to provide a very personal service and guide and advise each couple all the way. I am aware that planning a wedding is a completely new experience for each couple and that every couple is different. I like to make the cake planning fun and also stress free. I start with a personal cake tasting at my studio where couples can sample the different flavours that we offer. The tasting also includes a design consultation. This gives me the opportunity to really get to know each couple and discover their unique style ideas for their wedding and any ideas that they may already have for their cake. When designing the cake and advising my couples, I also take into account the venue and where the cake will be displayed, along with the types of flowers they are having and the table styling, even the bride’s dress as she will be standing by the cake for the important cake cutting photos. 
 My style is quite eclectic. I am just as in love with a modern minimalist style or a very ornate baroque gilded cake. The focus is on creating something beautiful and dramatic, as the cake provides a real centrepiece at the reception.  I take my design inspiration from many sources; art, nature, architecture, fashion, then elements such as the wedding invitations, the venue or a detail on the bride’s dress. I particularly love flowers and textures. I often work with fresh flowers for more rustic style weddings, but also specialise in creating sugar flowers to match the reception flowers. I love creating different textures in sugar or chocolate and painting on cakes. Currently my geode cake is very popular as is my chocolate ganache log cake, which is textured with a chocolate cream mix then hand painted and dusted to look like a natural tree trunk. 
 I have some really exciting designs that I am looking forward to creating for my couples later this year. These obviously have to be kept secret until the grand reveal on the wedding day. 
 
 I am currently open for online consultations. Cake tastings unfortunately are not possible at the moment, but hopefully will resume as soon as possible. I am also working on online tutorials so I can share lots of baking and decorating techniques. If you are interested in learning more about cake decorating or thinking of making your friend’s wedding cake, do sign up to my mailing list , to be the first to find out more about my classes. 
 Thank you to Jemma at Tartufi Cakes, for getting involved in this Event! xo 
 Remember, it's important to stay healthy, but it's great to have some balance and indulge sometimes, so don't deprive yourself of an incredible Wedding Cake! I've included links Tartufi Cakes' contact details and important links below, please take a look and get in touch. Don't forget to leave Jemma some love on this post, whilst you're here! 
 Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 Lindsay xo 
 Contact Details Phone: 02393077562 
 Email : hello@tartuficakes.co.uk Website:  www.tartuficakes.co.uk 
 Facebook: www.facebook.com/tartuficakes 
 Instagram:  www.instagram.com/tartuficakes  ( @ tartuficakes ) #bestweddingcake #yummyweddingcake #weddingdecor #virtualweddingfayre

Tartufi Cakes

I chose Tartufi Cakes to be included in this event, as I fell a little bit in love with owner and baker Jemma and her cakes, when I met...

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I chose Enchanting Weddings to be included in this event, as they're new in town and I wanted to be the first place to show them off! Owner Giada is passionate about Weddings and it shows in the beautiful Weddings she's already planned. The wonderful Giada offers a few different services, which she's detailed below for you, as well as  answering your questions, showing you just why you should choose Enchanting Weddings to make your special day everything you're dreaming of and more - Thank you Giada! xo You can also see a video below, with Giada's Top Tips on Choosing Your Wedding Suppliers, as well as a beautiful Wedding she co-ordinated. If you'd like to talk to Giada, I've included her contact details at the end of this post, or you can leave a comment underneath this post and I'll pass her your email address! 🤍 Enchanting Weddings Magical Wedding Planning Enchanting Wedding and Events has been created to help brides to feel confident during the planning process and on their Big Day provide ad hoc service, to ease their doubt and make them feel in control of their wedding planning process. 
 
 I offer three distinct bespoke services: Supplier Sourcing 
 This service aims to find the perfect vendors team to fit my costumers needs and perform at their Wedding Day. It is structured in three phases: 
 
 1.       Concept: I am going to work with the client on their requirements to understand their vison and embrace it. 
 
 2.       Research: With the information collected I am going to find the perfect suppliers team to perform at your wedding within your budget and your vision in mind 
 
 3.       Your Dream Team: Ultimately, I will present to the client the final list of suppliers with the price agreed previously for the service asked. Venue Sourcing This service aims to find the perfect venue team to fit my costumers needs. It is structured in three phases: 
 1.       Concept: I am going to work with the client on their requirements to understand their vison and embrace it. 
 
 2.       Research: With the information collected I am going to find the perfect wedding venue. I will then conduct the site visit of a restricted list of venues for them to choose from. 
 
 3.       Your Dream Venue: Ultimately, my client will make the final choice on which venue is the one and will be put in contact with the Venue Coordinator that will lease with the client during the planning process Wedding Day Coordination This service aims to assist my client during the wedding day operation managing all the aspects of the wedding itself. It is structured in three phases: 
 
 1.       Concept: I am going to work with the client to understand their wedding concept, day details, time schedule and services that will be provided by their contracted wedding suppliers. 
 
 2.       Day Schedule: Create first draft of the Wedding Day Schedule including their wedding ceremony schedule, wedding reception schedule and Wedding supplier list 
 3.       Final Touch: I will organize 2x meetings with the Venue to finalise the Wedding Day 
 
 Schedule and follow up  with the final communication with supplier and bridal party 
 
 4.       Your Wedding Day: I will be in charge of the below: 
 
 On site set up and operation supervision 
 
 • Ceremony coordination & Reception coordination 
 
 • Supplier team lead & Guest assistance 
 
 • Emergency kit 
 Giada's Top 10 Questions to Ask Suppliers:  1.  Are You Available on My Wedding Date? 
 2. What type of wedding do you specialise in? 
 3. What it was the last event you have worked for? 
 4. How long have you been in business? 5. What is your education background? 6. Do you have specific packages and pricing for weddings? 7. If yes, what does the wedding package include? 8. What type of deposit is required and what is the schedule of payments? 9. Do you know the venue in which the wedding will take place? 10. Do you have a minimum budget you work with? Q&As  What is your favourite part of what you do? I love to be able to help Brides get their confidence back and enjoy the planning process. 
  What makes Enchanting Weddings different to other Wedding Planning Services? My slogan is "If you can dream it you can plan it" and this says a lot about my way of doing things. My aim is to help brides that are stuck in their Wedding planning process to get back on their feet and be able to overcome the difficulties they found during the planning. They are in control of their planning and I just come in to offer my bespoke services whenever a problem arises. I am the Fairy Godmother for all my Cinderella brides in distress and with a pinch of magic dust I transform your wedding day into a charming experience. Why did you decide to become a Wedding Planner? I have always been in love with great decors and details. I truly believe that every small occasion can be transformed into a great party! 
 
 Since I was a little kid, I knew I was naturally in love with creating aesthetic looks for my family’s lunches and dinners, so based on my passion for design and events, I educated myself in the hospitality and event industry in 2009. Then I moved in London in 2015 and I've worked in this industry for the past 5 years, before becoming an entrepreneur and opening my business. 
 Are there any trends you'd really like to see more of in Weddings? Eco-friendly weddings for sure! During the Covid 19 pandemic, the Planet Earth has shown us how much pollution we make and how quickly the environment recovers when human activities are reduced. So for sure eco-friendly weddings fit in the puzzle, as it is important that everyone play their role in saving the Planet. Does any Wedding you've  planned stand out for you? Yeah for sure, Tariq and Shari's wedding was very special and was soo emotional I could cry! I've shared their wedding video with you for reference.   Who are you in lockdown with and how are you staying sane/passing the time? I am in lockdown with my partner and I have actually plenty to do during this time!  In fact I decided to boost and work hard on my business, I work every day at least 10 hours a day and I am never bored! In my spare time, I discovered I am a green lover and I am really passionate about taking care of my garden. Plus I've found time for cooking, taking singing lessons and mastering my yoga skills during the quarantine, so overall I am quite busy and I do not suffer boredom at all!  Having a clear plan and a to-do list to follow may help to keep track of your activities. With things the way they are at the moment, what's your postponement/cancellation policy? I am lucky because as I am a newbie in the wedding industry, I did not have to personally face this problem. I do have a standard cancellation policy and I will be following that one in my future contracts, after the pandemic. What are your 3 Desert Island Items? Rainwater bucket, a knife and a rope. 
 What's your favourite Wedding Theme/Style and why? Rustic wedding theme for sure! So romantic and whimsical it is hard enough not to be tempted to look into it :) This Wedding Fayre is raising money for Mind, the Mental Health Charity - Why do you personally feel like this is a great cause? 
 Because mental health is affecting the whole of society in silence and without anybody noticing. A broken arm is easily seen, what about a broken mind? Thank you Giada, for getting involved in this Event! xo 
  
 Giada also magicked a little something into the Virtual Wedding Fayre Goody Bag. If you didn't sign up, follow me on facebook  or instagram , to find out when the next one will be! 
 I've included Enchanting Weddings' contact details and important links below, please take a look and get in touch - And don't forget to leave Giada some love on this post! 
 
  Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 
 Lindsay xo 
  Contact Details:  Phone:  07481951512 Email: info@enchantingweds.com Website:  www.enchantingweds.com 
 Facebook: www.facebook.com/enchantingweds Instagram:  www.instagram.com/enchanting_weds  ( @enchanting_weds ) #weddingplanning #weddingplanner #weddingcoordination #virtualweddingfayre

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I chose The Neotones to be included in this event, as they're a great combination of beautiful vocals and brilliant musicians. They're a High Energy Wedding Band, who will get you and your guests on your feet, but Lead Singer Steph, along with Guitarist Darren, can also provide a chilled acoustic sound for those more intimate moments of the day. You can see a video below of The Netones answering your questions and performing a short acoustic set, followed by a few of their more upbeat numbers, in their amazing showreel! The lovely Rich has written the following piece, showing you just why you should choose The Neotones to entertain you and your guests on your special day - Thank you Rich! xo If you'd like to talk to Rich, I've included his contact details at the bottom of this page, or you leave a comment below this piece and I'll pass him your email address! 🤍 The Neotones - High Energy Wedding Band! A dynamic, Kent based, female fronted four-piece band, creating a whirlwind of excitement and fresh energy, The Neotones seamlessly blend smooth pop vocals with a dash of rockin' guitars and a powerful rhythm section, to keep the party in full force all night long. 
 Spanning multiple decades with every chart hit you can think of and crowd pleasers aplenty, The Neotones will guarantee entertainment all night long, even keeping the music going between sets, with carefully crafted playlists. 
 
 From Bieber to Bon Jovi, the variety of songs on offer cater to audiences of all ages. Weddings, parties and corporate events are all easily accommodated for. 
 
 Not only has the band performed at the Media Week Awards, C&IT Awards and Haymarket Christmas Party to name a few, but also individually they have great résumés. Their lead singer is a star of the stage, having performed in London’s West End, and members of the band have also supported Billy Idol, Aha, Kate Nash, White Lies and have toured Europe & the USA. You are definitely in safe hands! 
 
 This vibrant and dynamic band are available to party for you right now! Please get in touch for further details. 
 Thank you to Rich, Steph, Al and Darren of The Neotones, for getting involved in this Event and including an offer in the Virtual Goody Bag! xo 
 I've included The Neotones' contact details and important links below, please take a look and get in touch - Don't forget to leave them some love on this post, whilst you're here! 
 Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 Lindsay xo 
 Contact Details 
 Phone: 07765120396  Email: info@theneotones.co.uk  Website:  www. theneotones .co.uk 
 Facebook: www.facebook.com/theneotones 
 Instagram:  www.instagram.com/theneotones ( @ theneotones ) 
 
 #bestweddingband #bestweddingentertainment #virtualweddingfayre

The Neotones - Wedding Band

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I chose Clock Barn to be included in this event, as it is just a classically gorgeous venue! Everything about it screams cosy and rustic and I just love the peaceful vibe of this magnificent building and its surroundings. Eva at Clock Barn has provided us with a Virt ual Tour, so you can still see the Venue in all its glory, while staying safe at home. You can now see this just below! The wonderful Eva has also written the piece below the video, showing you just why you should choose Clock Barn to host your special day - Thank you Eva! xo If you'd like to talk to Eva, I've included Clock Barn's contact details at the bottom of this piece, or you can leave a comment below this piece and I'll pass her your email address! 🤍 Clock Barn - Traditional, Family-Run Wedding Venue Enjoy an unforgettable wedding day here at Clock Barn, a traditional, family-run wedding venue in Hampshire, full of history and character. With exclusive use of the beautiful Barn, garden and grounds, you’ll be able to enjoy a wedding day that’s all about the two of you. 
 
 Begin your Clock Barn experience by taking in the awe-inspiring landscape, as you’re chauffeured down the long private driveway. Upon arrival, you can take advantage of our new bridal preparation room, The Stables.   
 Here, in this lovingly converted and peaceful space, you can get ready for the celebrations in style. There are so many thoughtful details, including a spacious hair and makeup station, a huge mirror and lots of well-placed lights, plugs and high hooks for dresses. The Stables is the place where your wedding day starts. 
 Say ‘I do’ in one of the beautiful rooms in our traditional barn, the perfect setting for your big day. With its traditional rustic beams, an abundance of natural light and charming atmosphere, the barn is guaranteed to set the mood for your special day. 
 For your civil ceremony, you’ll have three stunning spaces to choose from. The Stable Room is licensed for up to 50 guests and is ideal for more intimate ceremonies. It offers a cosy feel and has gorgeous details, including the huge fireplace. For guest numbers of 50 – 85, you might like to choose the dancefloor area. With its solid wooden floors, cosy, relaxed atmosphere and flooded with lots of natural light, it offers everything you could want from a barn. The dance floor area is also a great choice for winter weddings, as it becomes home to the Clock Barn Christmas tree. 
 The largest space of the three – the Main Barn – can accommodate up to 160 guests and offers a real wow-factor setting. An advantage of this room is that it allows for three different layouts. Its high ceilings offer a sense of grandeur while details like the bunting and fairy lights add an extra special touch. 
 Gather with friends and family in the garden or the barn to celebrate your marriage and enjoy your chosen canapés and drinks menu – expertly created by our on-site caterers. Whatever the season, Clock Barn is ideal for celebrating in. The cosy barn is a great choice for winter drinks receptions, with its grand fireplace and welcoming atmosphere, which you can enjoy with a glass of mulled wine in hand. For spring and summer weddings, you might like to head outside and enjoy cocktails or a bottle of beer out in the garden. There’s also a paddock adjoining the garden, ideal for your musical entertainment or some fun garden games. 
 
 When the two of you get a few moments alone, you can take advantage of Clock Barn’s natural beauty, as you discover the best settings for your wedding photos. You’ll have no shortage of opportunities! Afterwards, you’ll be welcomed into the Main Barn. You’ll have transformed the barn into your very own special place – which the two of you and your guests can enjoy into the evening. 
 Exceptional food will be served by our expert on-site catering team, while friends and family laugh and reminisce. Your wedding breakfast is only the start of your celebrations; you’ll also be able to wow guests with an evening reception to impress as you reveal the dance floor, showcase your entertainment, and have a giggle in your photo booth, all while rocking out to your favourite songs. 
 
 Got older or younger guests to look after too? Don’t worry, we’ve got that covered! The barn also offers space for younger or older members of your party to take some time out too. Grandparents can relax with a coffee in the cosy Stable Room and busy parents can take some time out here too with their children. 
 
 However you choose to create your unique wedding day, we can guarantee at Clock Barn it will be a success! 
 
 As your evening party reaches its finale, we don’t want you to have to leave this beautiful Hampshire wedding venue, so we are delighted to be able to offer you the opportunity to book Tufton Warren Farmhouse and The Hayloft, our onsite accommodation, meaning that you’ll have the perfect place for you and your guests to unwind. 
 Our magnificent farmhouse is located right next door to Clock Barn and provides nine individually designed en-suite bedrooms for your guests and a stunning kitchen for everyone to come together for breakfast the next morning. 
 
 As friends and family cosy down in the Farmhouse, you will be treated to a night of hidden luxury in the Hayloft.  This exclusive and unique hideaway is a perfect place to spend your first night together as a married couple. 
 Q&As  How many guests can attend our Wedding at Clock Barn? The venue capacity during the day is 160 however we are unique in that the venue works just as well for small weddings of 50 guests as it does for those with larger numbers.  It is also possible to invite additional guests in the evening when our capacity increases to 200. What makes Clock Barn different to other Wedding Venues? Clock Barn is an original 1800’s traditional Hampshire Barn, distinguished by a historic thatched clock at its entrance and set in the middle of rolling Hampshire farmland.  The wedding business has grown over the years through love, commitment and a huge amount of hard work from the dedicated family team who still remain at the very heart of the business. 
 
 Clock Barn is a hidden gem within the Hampshire countryside offering each couple complete exclusive hire of the Barn and the surrounding garden. Our traditional family values mean that no detail is ever too small to be overlooked and that each and every couple is treated as if they are our one and only booking. What is your favourite part of what you do? Seeing couples have the best day of their lives.  I am yet to see a wedding that isn’t full of love, laughter and happiness! Does Clock Barn have its own set of suppliers we have to use, or can we choose our own? The only supplier you need to use is our Clock Barn caterer, who are based on site but apart from that you are more than welcome to choose any florist, photographer, band, DJ, etc.  If you don’t have anyone in mind, then we have a recommended list that is found on our website, all of which are local and have been to Clock Barn on many occasions. Are there any trends you'd really like to see more of in Weddings? We see lots of different styles and trends here at Clock Barn, but the weddings that really stand out are where our couples create something that is unique and is very personal to them. We are very lucky in that Clock Barn provides the perfect backdrop for you to do almost anything and really put your own stamp on the day. What made you want to become a part of Clock Barn's Wedding Team? The whole team really believe in the ethos installed by the owners and want to ensure every couple have the most fantastic day. This has created a great work environment for everyone on-site and with our new additions to the Farmhouse package and with lots of more planned in the future, it is an exciting place to be! Who are you in lockdown with and how are you staying sane/passing the time? Lockdown is one of extremes for me, on the one hand we have been extremely busy helping couples whose wedding plans have been postponed, but on the other side I live on my own, so have been spending time away from the laptop enjoying this amazing weather transforming my garden. With things the way they are at the moment, what's your postponement/cancellation policy? We are following government advice and have currently postponed all weddings up until the end of June. After the next government announcement we will make further decisions relating to weddings later in the year, however if anyone is worried about their wedding they can call us anytime on 0330 002 0085. What are your 3 Desert Island Items? - i.e. If you were stuck on a desert island and could only have 3 items, what would they be? This is always a difficult one, but putting survival aside it would have to be a hammock, an endless supply of G&Ts and a subscription to a bridal magazine, so there is plenty to read and I could stay in touch with the world of weddings! What's your favourite Wedding Theme/Style and why? For me it’s all about flowers, Clock Barn creates the perfect natural canvas for floral displays and when the natural country garden is brought into the barn it not only looks fabulous, but the floral smell is out of this world. This Wedding Fayre is raising money for Mind, the Mental Health Charity - Why do you personally feel like this is a great cause? 
 Everyone is affected by mental health at some point in their life and although awareness in general has increased over recent years, everything that is going on at the moment has highlighted just how important the support network that charities such as Mind provide, as so many more people are being affected. Thank you to Eva and Clock Barn, for getting involved in this Event! xo 
  I've included Clock Barn 's contact details and important links below, please take a look and get in touch - And don't forget to leave Eva some love on this post! 
 
  Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 
 Lindsay xo 
  Contact Details:  Phone:  01256 630199 /  0330 002 0085 Email: clockbarn@wedding-venues.co.uk Website:  www.clockbarn-weddings.co.uk 
 Facebook: www.facebook.com/ClockBarn Instagram:  www.instagram.com/clockbarn  ( @clockbarn ) #barnweddingvenue #virtualtour #hampshireweddingvenue #virtualweddingfayre

Clock Barn

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I chose Blacknest Golf & Country Club to be included in this event, as it is incredibly beautiful, as well as versatile. With a gorgeous clubhouse and an already-pitched Woodland Tipi, you're spoiled for choice! Events Manager Hayley will help you create your own bespoke experience, whether you're planning a Boho Festival-Style Wedding with Glamping, or a Classic Clubhouse Wedding, followed by a Night in the Honeymoon Suite. You can see a Blacknest Golf & Country Club Virtual Tour, Q&A and Wedding Video below, shown during the Virtual Wedding Fayre! The wonderful Hayley has also written the following piece below the video, showing you just why you should choose Blacknest Golf & Country Club to host your special day - Thank you Hayley! xo If you'd like to talk to Hayley, I've included Blacknest Golf & Country Club's contact details at the bottom of this page, or you can leave a comment underneath this post and I'll pass her your email address! 🤍 Blacknest Golf & Country Club - Beautiful Weddings, Indoors & Out Blacknest Golf & Country Club is set in the stunning Hampshire countryside near Farnham, surrounded by 100 acres of parkland and fields beyond. Within 30 minutes drive of Farnham, Winchester and Petersfield market towns it offers a rural location for people, without the long drive. Whether you are planning a traditional wedding, or something more alternative, we offer a bespoke service to make it a wonderful day to remember. From your initial enquiry, through to overseeing the smooth running of the occasion itself, our helpful and experienced staff will be with you every step of the way. 
 One of the most important aspects of your day is food, whether you want a traditional wedding breakfast, handcrafted bowl food, mouthwatering canapés or an indulgent English BBQ showcasing local produce - we will ensure that each menu is tailored to your needs and invite each couple in for a complementary tasting before the big day. 
 Our beautiful Woodlands Events Tipi is able to cater for 80 - 150 seated guests, and up to 220 evening guests. It consists of three nordic hats and is on-site from May to September each year. With the addition of our Outdoor Pavilion, which is also licensed for Civil Ceremonies, it makes it the perfect spot for an outdoor, rustic or festival style Wedding. 
 We also offer year-round Weddings in our modern and stylish Clubhouse. We have multiple areas available to host your Civil Ceremony for 60 - 100 guests and our Function Room seats up to 100 guests for a Wedding Breakfast and hosts up to 150 evening guests. Each room is neutrally decorated, giving you the opportunity to add your own personal touches and decorations to make it truly unique. 
 Inside the Clubhouse we also have 5 guest bedrooms, including a Bridal Suite overlooking the grounds, which is the perfect addition to offer accommodation to those special people on the day. For Tipi Weddings we also have plenty of space for Bell Tents to be pitched so your guests can enjoy 'Glamping' in style. 
 At Blacknest we are fortunate to be able to offer couples a completely individual experience. Whether you choose our picturesque Woodlands Tipi or our stunning Clubhouse there is something for everyone no matter your budget or size of party. 
 Q&As How many guests can attend our Wedding at Blacknest Golf & Country Club? Our Woodlands Tipi can seat from 80 – 150 guests and our Clubhouse can seat from 60 – 100 guests. There is space for up to 200 evening guests in the Tipi and 150 in our Clubhouse. What makes Blacknest Golf & Country Club different to other Venues? 
 Our venue is different because we are the only one in the area to have a semi-permanent Tipi, which means we spend weeks dressing it at the start of each summer and making it look amazing. We are also a family run golf club, so we like to give each wedding a really personal feel. 
 What is your favourite part of what you do? My favourite part is meeting the couples at their showing and discussing their initial enquiry and then when they book going through everything with them from planning, menu tasting, decorating the day before to the actual day and seeing them get married and celebrating with all their friends and family. Does Blacknest have its own set of suppliers we have to use, or can we choose our own? We do have a list of recommended suppliers who we work with for lots of events and know the venue really well, however we don’t have set ones, so if there is someone you really want to use or have on the day, you are more than welcome to bring your own suppliers. Are there any trends you'd really like to see more of in Weddings? I really like the growing trend in seeing weddings outside. I know it's hard to predict in this country, but when it is a nice day, an outside ceremony and reception is so much better than all being stuck inside a function room, no matter how nice the venue is, so I’d like to see that grow more. What made you want to become a part of Blacknest's Wedding & Event Team? I fell in love with the venue as soon as I went there. I hadn’t heard of it before as I’m not a golfer, but it just has a really nice atmosphere to it. All the members and staff are really friendly and as we grow the events side it’s nice to see so many people through the doors. Does any wedding you’ve worked at stand out and why? There are a couple for me, but we have had some fantastic ones. Last year one couple brought in a couple of wheelbarrows and sacks and had a mini sports day, so they have pictures of the bride being pushed in a wheelbarrow by the groom, which I thought was pretty cool. We also had one wedding where the groom was a farrier and made lots of unique decorations for the day, such as a cake stand out of horseshoes. The favours were tealight holders for each guest made out of horseshoes too, it must have taken him ages. But I love all the weddings and each one has special memories for me. Who are you in lockdown with and how are you staying sane/passing the time? I’m at home by myself but I’m passing the time by doing some volunteering with a local charity for those who can’t go out. I’m also watching endless amounts of Netflix and Disney+. What is your cancellation/postponement policy during this difficult time?  We are postponing any Weddings that have been directly affected and trying to liaise with all our couples fairly regularly, to keep them informed, as it will impact on everyone's day, even those not getting married until 2021. I sent out a list of suppliers to them the other day, as if they don’t get things booked now they risk missing out due to how busy everyone will be. What are your 3 Desert Island Items? - i.e. If you were stuck on a desert island and could only have 3 items, what would they be? iPod, Pack of Cards, Chocolate. 
 What's your favourite Wedding Theme/Style and why? I love festival theme weddings, especially in the Tipi. It's just such a nice vibe and everyone is always so chilled. I also love watching people add their own touches to our venue and things like bright flowers, bunting or photos really make it look so special. 
 This Wedding Fayre is raising money for Mind, the Mental Health Charity - Why do you personally feel like this is a great cause? I think this is such a great cause, especially at the moment as I think we all have our own mental health problems, whether its anxiety, depression or other disorders and raising awareness, talking about it and raising money to help others is such a great cause. 
  Is there anything you can offer to the couples attending this fayre? 
 We’d like to offer each couple a free night's stay in our Bridal Suite on their Wedding Night, plus a bottle of champagne for anyone booking before the end of May 2020, who contacts us through the Wedding Fayre. You'll find this offer in your Goody Bag - make sure you sign up over on the Main Page  to get yours ! 
 
 Thank you to Hayley, for getting involved in this Event and for including an offer in the Virtual Goody Bag! xo 
  I've included Blacknest Golf & Country Club 's contact details and important links below, please take a look and get in touch - And don't forget to leave Hayley some love on this post! 
 
  Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 
 Lindsay xo 
  Contact Details:  Phone:  01420 22888 Email: events@blacknestgolf.co.uk Website:  www.blacknestcountryclub.co.uk/wedding 
 Facebook: www.facebook.com/Blacknestgolf Instagram:  www.instagram.com/blacknestweddings  ( @blacknestweddings ) #tipiwedding #marqueewedding #outdoorwedding #clubhousewedding #countryclubwedding #virtualweddingfayre

Blacknest Golf & Country Club

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I chose Olga to be included in this event, after working with her and personally seeing the beautiful hairstyles she can create, and how beautiful she makes her Brides feel. Not only that, she's able to do both hair and makeup, meaning there's no need to hire more than one person to style you, or have to figure out timings between a hairdresser and makeup artist. You can see some of Ellie's work during the video below, as she styled Ellie's hair and makeup beautifully, for her Wedding at Southdowns Manor. 
 You can also read more below the video, as the wonderful Olga has written the following piece, showing you just why you should choose her to style you on your special day.  - Thank you Olga! xo If you'd like to talk to Olga, I've included her contact details at the end of this piece, or you can leave a comment at the bottom of this page and I'll pass her your email address! 🤍 Olga Markuse - Hampshire Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist Hello dear Brides, Grooms and everyone! My name is Olga, I'm a wedding hair stylist and makeup artist, based in Hampshire. First, I would like to thank Lindsay for this lovely opportunity to take part in the Virtual Wedding Fayre. It is such a creative way to communicate in these new circumstances. So, nice to meet you :) My vision of wedding hair (and makeup) is about making the bride look and feel like herself ‘on a good day’ – fresh, flawless and fascinating. First of all, you have to feel comfortable wearing your look; My goal is to enhance your best features, to make everyone think: ‘How beautiful she is!’, not ‘How beautiful her makeup and hair is.’  Over the years, I have worked on more than 300 weddings, however, it is important to me to provide a personal approach to every Bride I work with. It is an exciting duty – to spend  a few hours of one of the most important days in your life with you. Although the results are essential, the process must be easy and enjoyable too. No more words, please have a look and my portfolio and feel free to get in touch for more information. Q&As 
 How many Bridesmaids can you style on the morning of the Wedding, as well as the Bride? I can style up to 6-8 people's hair or do both hair and makeup for up to 3-4 people. However, I have a great team of professionals who help me on bigger parties. Your Instagram Handle is Bridal_Hairstylist - Do you do just hair, or do you offer other services too? I do both hair and makeup. How far can you travel? Can you do international weddings? I am generally travelling 50-60 miles from Winchester, although sometimes I go further. I am happy to travel abroad too. What is the one thing every Bride or Groom should have on hand throughout the day?  An umbrella :) What is your cancellation/postponement policy during this difficult time? 
 It is so frustrating that so many couples are having to postpone their weddings. I am trying to do everything I can to make this process easier for my brides: most of my clients are re-booked with me or one of my experienced and talented colleagues for their new dates. Thank you Olga, for getting involved in this Event! xo 
 I've included Olga's contact details and important links below, please take a look and get in touch - And don't forget to leave her some love on this post! 
 Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 Lindsay xo 
 Contact Details: 
 Phone:  07495387922 
 Email: olga.markuse@gmail.com Website:  www.bridalhairstylist.co.uk 
 Facebook: www.facebook.com/bridalhairstylistsouthampton 
 Instagram:  www.instagram.com/bridal_hairstylist  ( @bridal_hairstylist ) #weddinghair #weddingmakeup #bestweddinghairstylist #bestweddingmua #virtualweddingfayre

Olga Markuse - Hampshire Wedding Hair & Makeup

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I chose Beneath the Canopy to be included in this event, as I just LOVE an Outdoor Wedding with Glamping and I think you will too! Who wouldn't want the luxury of a honeymoon suite, surrounded by the peaceful sounds of nature, just a few steps walk away after sipping champagne under the stars? Plus, like myself, they also have a passion for everything eco-friendly and sustainable. Beneath the Canopy's tents are already gorgeous and cosy, but owner Elise is always creating new and beautiful decor, so you're guaranteed to find something you'll love! You can see a video of Elise answering your questions and showing you more beautiful photographs of Weddings featuring Beneath the Canopy below, shown during the Virtual Wedding Fayre! The wonderful Elise has also written the following piece, showing you just why you should choose Beneath the Canopy for your accommodation on your special day - Thank you Elise! xo If you'd like to talk to Elise, I've included Beneath the Canopy's contact details at the bottom of this piece, or you can leave a comment below this piece and I'll pass her your email address! 🤍 Beneath The Canopy - Luxury Bell Tents We are Beneath the Canopy, a glamping company based in East Sussex that specialises in luxury bell tent hire for weddings, parties, festivals, retreats and corporate events across Sussex, Kent and Surrey. 
 
 In busy times, people need to escape, breathe and have an adventure. Our aim at Beneath The Canopy is to share our adventure and our love of the great outdoors, fresh food and nature, and to give our clients a magical, stress free escape, where we do the hard work, and you can sit back and enjoy your time under the stars! 
 
 Our bell tents provide you with a warm, luxurious option for your adventures into the great outdoors. Whether you want to hire just a few tents or create a whole village for your upcoming event so guests can stay under canvas, we provide 4 levels of glamping to cater for all your needs! To view our tent type options, from basic to luxurious, dependent on your glamping needs and budget, please visit https://www.beneaththecanopy.co.uk/our-bells. 
 
 Our minimum booking requirement is a 2-night hire of 5 x tents and prices begin from as little as £160 per tent; each tent can accommodate a maximum of 4 people. 
 There are two ways you can go about booking: 
 1.	You can pay a holding deposit to secure your date, then guests can book directly via our website. Once your holding deposit is received, we create you a guest login page and guests can just login with a password and make their booking enquiry. 
 OR 
 2.	You can book all of your tents as a group. If you book 10 or more tents in one go, you have the choice of having your Honeymoon Bell free of charge or 10% off the group booking. Please see our set packages here ; we also offer custom packages based on you and your guests’ requirements. 
 
 In addition to weddings, as of 2020 we have introduced our brand new ‘Glam Camps’, the perfect alternative girly getaway for a bride and her hens, at a stunning and dedicated lakeside venue based in East Sussex. 
 Enjoy a luxurious 2-night stay in one of our beautiful 5 metre bells with your closest of gal pals, sleeping on raised guest beds with all bedding with fresh linen provided. A boho communal chill out tent, a box of games, breakfast both mornings, gourmet marshmallows and a welcome glass of bubbles are included as standard but you can also build your own weekend with a selection of handpicked activities from Macrame workshops and yoga, to cocktail-making and burlesque classes. 
 
 Unlike traditional campsites, our weekends include site fees and exclusive private hire of the venue, so you and your tribe can relax, without interruptions from other campers. The venue offers an onsite kitchen area complete with crockery, cutlery and fridge, a BBQ, a huge communal fire pit seating area, and shower and toilet facilities, 
 
 For more information on the services we can provide or if you would like Beneath The Canopy to be part of your special day, please contact us via the details below. 
 Thank you to Elise, for getting involved in this Event and providing an offer for the Virtual Goody Bag! xo 
  I've included Beneath the Canopy 's contact details and important links below, please take a look and get in touch - And don't forget to leave Elise some love on this post! 
 
  Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 
 Lindsay xo 
  Contact Details:  Phone:  07932 972961  Email: info@beneaththecanopy.co.uk Website:  www.beneaththecanopy.co.uk 
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I chose Carley Hoskins Hair to be included in this event, after working with her and seeing all of the beautiful styles she can create, for Brides and Bridesmaids with any length hair. Not only can Carley style your hair on the day, but she's a mobile hairdresser too, so she can also make sure your cut and colour are on point for your Wedding. The wonderful Carley has written the following piece, showing you just why you should choose her to make you look and feel fierce on your special day - Thank you Carley! xo If you'd like to talk to Carley, I've included her contact details at the end of this piece, or you can leave a comment at the bottom of the page and I'll pass her your email address! 🤍 Carley Hoskins Hair - Home of Wedding Hair & Preparation for your Big Day  I'm Carley and I'm a qualified hair stylist of over 5 years. I get to meet all different types of people and of course some of my favourites are BRIDES! I am so excited to be part of this Virtual Wedding Fayre, put together by the wonderful Lindsay McConville.  I get to take all the stress away from brides and bridal parties, so you'll have no worries of doing your own hair, relying on a friend, not being ready on time or your hair just not turning out how you imagined. For me it is a time of seeing family and friends come together for such a happy and exciting occasion, being able to be a part of all the magic makes me feel honoured.  Being part of a wedding is not just the wedding day, it all starts from our first consultation with a bride to discuss trials, to the big day with all the fine little details added along the way. It is a full experience I love and enjoy. One of my all-time favourite weddings – Mr and Mrs Crowton. Throwing it all the way back to summer last year, when I was asked to style hair for the wonderful bride and so many amazing ladies in her bridal party.  I have never had such a calming atmosphere on the day of a wedding. All so happy and organised, from hair and makeup, to getting dresses on. It's lovely seeing a Bride pick the perfect bridal party, the friends and family that bring smiles, laughter and most importantly memories to the party. The final details on a wedding day are my absolute favourite, placing flowers or sparkly detailing into the hair, but the most magical moment for me is being able to perfectly place a veil into the bride's hair and bring it all to life. I then, at that moment, know they just need to step into their gowns and off they go to say those magical words of ‘I DO’. We also cannot forget the guests, from mothers to friends, family and even the smaller guests who also want to look fabulous on the big day but of course can never upstage the wedding party. From blow dries, Hollywood glam to up-dos.  I cannot wait to meet any future brides, bridal parties, guests and all clients in the future! 
 
 Thank you Carley, for getting involved in this Event! xo  
 I've included Carley's contact details and important links below. Please take a look and get in touch - And don't forget to leave her some love on this post! 
 
  Take care and stay safe everyone 🤍 Lindsay xo 
 
  Contact Details:  
 
 Phone:  07850871346 
 Email Address: carleyhoskins@hotmail.co.uk 
 Facebook: www.facebook.com/carleyhoskinshair 
 Instagram:  www.instagram.com/carleyhoskinshair  ( @carleyhoskinshair )

Carley Hoskins Hair

I chose Carley Hoskins Hair to be included in this event, after working with her and seeing all of the beautiful styles she can create...

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