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Alternative Wedding Breakfast Ideas

03/03/17 • Catering, Food, Drink & Catering

If you can’t bear the thought of serving your guests the obligatory prawn cocktail starter, or if you’re vegetarian or vegan, then take heart. With a little imagination and these alternative wedding breakfast ideas, you could have a wedding breakfast that’s memorable for all the right reasons. For me, the best wedding breakfasts are those… read more

How to Choose the Right Caterer for Your Wedding

14/12/16 • Catering, Food, Drink & Catering, Wedding Checklists, Wedding Planning

Choosing the right caterer for your wedding breakfast is one of the most important decisions in your wedding planning. It’s right up there with who you should marry, so here’s everything you need to know. The wedding breakfast is an important part of your wedding day, and something you and your guests will remember. The key is… read more

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Wedding Ideas Your Guests Will Love

30/09/16 • Catering, Entertainment, Entertainment Services, Food, Drink & Catering

A major factor that determines the success of your wedding is the entertainment. Get this right and you can send your guests home glowing, with unforgettable memories of the fun and excitement. While the conventional disco and wedding bands are classics, don’t feel they are a necessity. Rules are made to be broken and throwing… read more

Recipe Gift Book Modern Design |

Recipe Gift Book

25/08/16 • Catering, Food, Drink & Catering, Gift Lists, Wedding Gifts, Wedding Planning

Recipe Gift has the ultimate personalised wedding present from all of your guests; a unique celebration cook book full of recipes from all of your friends and family.a gift the bride and groom will treasure long after their wedding day. Personalise Your Wedding Gift List with Recipe Gift Book Still wondering what to do about… read more

Colourful Straws |

DIY Friday Stylish Sippers

10/06/16 • Catering, Food, Drink & Catering, Inspiration, Room & Table Decorations, Trends, Wedding DIY, Wedding Receptions

Get into the summer spirit  with our DIY guide to fun, colourful straws! The possibilities are endless if you infuse your straws with everything from ribbons, charms and tags. So raise your glass and add a pop of colour to your favourite drink! Look 1 – Simple and Sweet What You’ll Need: Birch print paper straws (or choose… read more

Catering by Beales Gourmet |

20 Quick Questions to Ask Your Caterer

31/07/15 • Catering, Food, Drink & Catering

Your food and drink are likely to be where you spend the majority of your wedding budget, so it pays to make sure you get it right. Here are 20 quick questions to ask your caterer to ensure you get the best food, drink and service you could hope for. About the Food Do you offer menu tastings so we can… read more

Ibiza Wedding Shop sunset barbeque

Your Menu Abroad

28/06/15 • Catering, Food, Drink & Catering, Honeymoons & Travel, Weddings Abroad

Your wedding reception abroad could be far more exotic than any British wedding breakfast, with seafood fresh from the ocean or authentic local cuisine. Eat al-fresco in the warm sun and enjoy stunning views late into the night. Here’s what to consider before you book your reception, have your cake made and arrange your menu abroad. Arrange a Tasting With sumptuous… read more

Three courses from Amberely Castle |

Posh Nosh for your Wedding Breakfast

24/03/15 • Catering, Food, Drink & Catering

There’s a lot to think about and get right when it comes to wedding planning, but one of the most important components of your big day is the food you’ll serve at your wedding breakfast! If you’re a foodie, you’ll generally have a good idea of the type of food you’d like to present to… read more

Drinks at your wedding reception

Drinks at Your Wedding Reception

04/02/15 • Catering, Food, Drink & Catering

You want to keep your guests watered at the reception, and by ‘watered’ I mean merry, and yet you don’t want them merrily drinking you over your budget. Find out what to serve for your first reception drink and at your wedding breakfast, the pros and cons of the free bar versus the pay bar and so much… read more

Afternoon Tea at The Grand hen shower

Bridal Shower Games

17/01/15 • Catering, Entertainment, Entertainment Services, Food, Drink & Catering, Hen & Stag, Hen Party Ideas

A bridal shower is a lovely American tradition, quite different to the usual British hen night celebration. It’s a casual party with any of your female guests, from little flower girls to grandmothers, and an ideal opportunity for everyone to meet before the wedding. Playing games acts as a perfect ice breaker and will make your… read more