Choosing Your Wedding Team

choosing your wedding team

By ‘Choosing Your Wedding Team’ I don’t mean the professionals you will hire, but rather those members of your family and friends whom you trust to help you pull the wedding together. Know your Friends and Family It is likely you will get lots of offers of help. However, you will know who can be […]

Putting together your Wedding Budget

Putting together your wedding budget

The whole idea of putting together your Wedding Budget can sound daunting, but it’s very important and, if approached in the right mindset, can even be fun (honest!). Establishing and Agreeing your Budget When setting your overall Budget, make sure you have included any contributions which might be made by family members or others. Don’t […]

Forgetting something

Are you worried about forgetting something? Many brides who can’t, or don’t want to, hire a wedding planner worry about this. I recently surveyed a large number of brides to be to establish what their biggest concern is when it comes to planning their weddings. Of the 221 who responded, a huge 99, or 45%, […]

Why I do what I do

I often get asked why I do what I do, not having started out in events or weddings. Where did I come from? What seems like an eternity ago I was a senior marketing manager, I worked for a company I loved, with great colleagues and clients. This was work I grew up with from […]

Your Guest List

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Your Guest List This is one area of wedding planning where couples can become really unstuck. You can become overwhelmed and often overshadowed by supposedly well meaning loved ones’ suggestions. Think about your venue Sometimes the venue’s capacity pretty much dictates how many guests you can invite. Make sure you know this number first. Wish […]

A Glorious Autumnal Wedding in Jersey

The last of my 2018 weddings, Victoria & Sebastian’s day was just wonderful. Having grown up in Jersey Victoria wanted to ‘come home’ to marry in the beautiful St. Brelade’s Church, where both her parents and grandparents had been wed. It was also important to the couple to show off the best of Jersey to […]

Wedding Industry Entrepreneurs – Keen to up your game?

Good morning! As many of you know, when I am wearing my ‘other hat’ I’m co-owner/ director of The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners. In that capacity, I spend a lot of my time coaching, mentoring and training other entrepreneurs in the wedding industry. I therefore want to share with you a new, online, 6-month […]

Keen to become a Wedding Planner?

I know a few of our subscribers here are, or are keen to become, a wedding planner, or have an interest in planning weddings and events. I therefore thought I would take the opportunity to let you know about the various educational programs we offer via The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners which I co-own […]

Wearing my other hat

Today I thought I would share a bit about what I do when I’m wearing my other hat and not working with my lovely event, party and wedding clients. As well as ternevents I am lucky enough to co-own The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners, the industry body for wedding planners. My fabulous business partner […]