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A Very Vintage Wedding Festival – 12 weeks to go

As regular readers of this blog may remember, today was the day The Vintage Wedding Festival (run by The Vintage Wedding Society) took place at our wedding venue (Heatherden Hall, in Pinewood Studios, in case it's your first time here). Run by Kellie from Lola Rose Photography and Claire from Claire MacIntyre Photography, it was… Continue reading A Very Vintage Wedding Festival – 12 weeks to go

A Groom's guide to a Wedding · General wedding musings

A Groom’s TV Guide – 16 weeks to go

Invitations, invitations everywhere! More to come on those in a few weeks, but while I frantically tie bits of string (or twine, if you prefer) around these little bundles of gorgeousness, The Boy has generously offered to take you through his "Top three" (I use the term loosely) of the many, many wedding shows I… Continue reading A Groom’s TV Guide – 16 weeks to go

General wedding musings · Wedding music · Wedding stress

Band or DJ? – 17 weeks to go

Image from Kings Place Weddings How I Met Your Mother did an episode on the concept, Adam Sandler starred in a film, and I imagine that ever since weddings were invented, brides and grooms to-be have been asked, shortly after announcing their wedding date, "So, what are you doing about music?". It's a pretty big… Continue reading Band or DJ? – 17 weeks to go

General wedding musings · Wedding to-do list

Ticking off the to-do list – 18 weeks to go

First things first, I found out this week that our wedding venue is going to be hosting The Vintage Wedding Festival on 22 November, and I am excited. It's billed as offering the best wedding services for the unique, creative and vintage-loving bride, and on a good day, I like to think I'm all three.… Continue reading Ticking off the to-do list – 18 weeks to go

General wedding musings · wedding planning · Wedding stress

Embracing my inner bridezilla – 21 weeks to go

This week, I've discovered a TV channel in the UK that shows Bridezillas, a reality show from the US that follows two high maintenance brides per week in the run up to their wedding. A guilty pleasure of mine since I first discovered it about 10 years ago, now I'm planning my own wedding it's… Continue reading Embracing my inner bridezilla – 21 weeks to go

General wedding musings · Wedding venue

Seven wedding venues I’ve been looking at this week – 29 weeks to go

Apologies for another venue post coming so soon after the last one. But, after our wedding venue cancelled our wedding last week, it's been a massive focus for us this week, searching high and low for somewhere new we both love. The venue is such a massive part of the day (I'd argue second only… Continue reading Seven wedding venues I’ve been looking at this week – 29 weeks to go

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What to do during the reception changeover? – 32 weeks to go

This week, we have our site visit planned, and my list of questions for the nice people at Duxford is getting longer by the day. Particularly as thanks to Pinterest and the excited posts of friends during wedding season (which is well and truly upon us, if my Facebook timeline is anything to go by),… Continue reading What to do during the reception changeover? – 32 weeks to go