Stress-free morning prep – Margot’s Wedding

We hand over to London-based bridal makeup artist Alyse Baker today, to offer her advice on the topic of stress-free wedding mornings… Your big day is coming, you’ve spent months planning every detail. As a professional makeup artist I’ve been part of A LOT of bride’s mornings! Here are a few planning tips to make sure things flow smoothly, for your whole bride tribe, on…

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Supplier Spotlight – Berni Palumbo – Wedding Photographer

What a privilege to hear from Italian-born, Berkshire-based wedding photographer Berni Palumbo. She explains about her love for Nutella, Woody Allen and preserving ‘real’ moments… 1) What makes you happy? In one word: people. No material item can ever compete with that. Time with close friends, my son giggling, my husband’s quirky sense of humour. Leading a life I love, built around people I can…

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Bridal Boot Fair at Southend Barns 

On Monday 6th May Southend Barns in Chichester will be holding its first ever Bridal Boot Fair from 12-3pm. Newlyweds are invited to book a pitch either in the Dairy Barn or car park to sell on their pre-loved wedding items – from jam jars and dresses to candelabras and garden games. Brides-to-be can then come along on the day to browse and buy these…

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The Three Crowns – A quintessential village pub with an eclectic twist.

Plenty of us have spent some of the happiest moments of our lives in pubs. They are places where it’s easy to relax, to be with friends, to forget the world for a while… exactly the things you should be considering when deciding on a reception venue! The Three Crowns is a warm and welcoming family-run pub located in the…

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The Cherry Barn Open Day

The Cherry Barn is a stunning 17th century venue situated on a 400-acre working farm just outside Rye, East Sussex. It’s a stunning rural retreat within easy reach of London. Wedding Barn Wedding Barn Wedding Barn The original oak-framed barn has been fitted with full-height glass doors and windows that overlook the orchard and give extensive views of the surrounding countryside. The venue has been converted and…

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Fire & Ice Styled Bridal Shoot

Last year I coordinated this styled bridal shoot at Southend Barns and it’s proudly featured in our special issue. When deciding on the theme I thought about what would work at the venue. They have an amazing barn, ceremony room, outdoor ceremony area and incredible bridal suite. There are sheepskin rugs galore and a fire pit outside so I wanted to convey cool, icy Nordic vibes….

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The Bridal Bazaar at The Grange

What Peggy Did Next plan and design creative weddings and events across Hampshire, London and the South. Clients choose them for their wealth of experience and the highest standard of event management, both in styling and delivery. The team are bringing together a wealth of local talent, and creative ideas, and hosting The Bridal Bazaar at The Grange, Hampshire on Sunday 7th April. About the venue…

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Rent Event – Supplier Spotlight

Rent Event is a family-run hire business based in Eastbourne, East Sussex. The inspiration came from the owner’s festival-style wedding in 2015. They found that many of the things they would have loved weren’t easily available or affordable in the local area… and so Rent Event was born! They source their items from far and wide, always on the lookout for something perfect to add…

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Supplier Spotlight – Teddy Pig Photography

Recently I asked photographer Kerry Tongue, AKA Teddy Pig Photography, where her business name came from. She quipped that she couldn’t call it Tongue Photography because when you Googled it, it came up with lots of pornographic images! This sums Kerry up, she’s a good laugh and very down to earth. She’s photographed events for me, taken part in my personal branding workshop, advertised in…

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