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An Interview with Watkins-Wright Hairdressing

Watkins-Wright hairdressing provides top quality styling and cutting. Across their five branches in Thirsk, Knaresborough, Great Ayton, Boroughbridge and Kirkbymoorside, the team are trained to consistently high standards of excellence in hairdressing. Kirstin interviewed Amelia and Katie from the Great Ayton salon to get an insight into their top products, styles and trends for your wedding day. Do brides need to be […] Read more >

Multiple Award Wins For North East Wedding Venue, Newton Hall!

Champagne corks are popping at a top North East wedding venue after it scooped four major awards in just three months. Newton Hall, which overlooks the award-winning Northumberland coast and specialises in innovative and creative outdoor weddings, has seen off competition from across Britain to be named Best UK Coastal Venue at the UK Wedding Awards. And the win follows hot on […] Read more >

Real Wedding: Katie and Joe’s Tale as Old as Time

Katie and Joe Stammers first met at University in Scarborough, when, like every good Disney film, fate put them together … Engagement Joe: The first time I met Kat she was moving into the room directly opposite me. We also ended up being on the same course, so we spent a lot of time together in and out of Uni that year, […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Invitations

We have pulled together some of our favourite DIY wedding invitations and save the dates for you to try. All these ideas can be adapted and put together to match your wedding style. For a simple but effective invite, a little watercolour can really enhance pre-made invitations to make them unique. If your wedding is a full day event, the invitations with pockets […] Read more >

The Elegance of Pink and Rose Gold

We have a very feminine and elegant wedding theme for you this week. A combination of pink and rose gold creates a soft and fairytale-styled wedding that is both traditional and modern. Rose gold is the perfect metallic tone to feature, whether it’s an exquisite belt or hair piece, or sprinkled over a delicious cake. Subtle hints of gold can really tie this theme […] Read more >

The Forest of Enchantment

When photographer Lissa Alexandra sent us this alternative bridal shoot, we were fixated. The drama of the moody setting and mysterious, edgy styling reminded us of something from the likes of Game of Thrones. This is the ultimate inspiration for a woodland wedding with a touch of drama! Lissa says, “In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales lies a hidden treasure of mystery […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – Beauty with Laura Mac

We have your beauty questions answered! We asked one of our favourite make-up artists Laura Mac about the latest trends in bridal make-up. Laura Mac trained to become a make-up artist in 2012 at the Academy of Freelance Makeup, London. Her passion for make-up began when she was a dancer surrounded by costume, hair and make-up! Fast forward to now, Laura offers a […] Read more >

An Interview with Temple Spa

Temple Spa is an exclusive spa based brand found in five-star spas, Harrods, boutique hotels and exclusive means of travel. We interviewed Helen Wardle, a Group Area Sales Manager in the North East of England to find out more about this award-winning brand. Temple Spa products are rich in natural ingredients, anti-ageing, Paraben-free, not tested on animals, unisex, active – people really […] Read more >

Vintage Belles – Mary and Arthur

Mary and Arthur were married on 25th March 1950, after meeting at a dance academy run by Arthur’s friends. Here, Mary tells the story of their courtship and wedding. “We met in 1945 at a dance academy that belonged to friends of Arthur. My sister was going to dancing lessons, and mum had encouraged me to go along as I was very […] Read more >

An Evening at Wynyard Golf Club

Not all of our Wedding Fairs are on a Sunday. We are heading back to Wynyard Golf Club for another fantastic wedding fair on Wednesday 17th May, from 6 – 8.30pm. Wynyard Golf Club is a contemporary wedding venue set within the Wynyard Estate near Teesside. The venue has two suites available; The Dukes Suite, perfect for intimate ceremonies and receptions and […] Read more >