Bountiful Botanicals – a Sparth House Styled Shoot

Foliage has swiftly become as prevalent as flowers in wedding styling, and nothing comes close to representing Spring as much as the greenery theme. Any venue can be transformed into a lush, botanical garden with a fusion of fresh foliage. Think leaves – palm leaves and banana leaves are a fabulous starting point – and … Read more

The Great Northern Wedding Show – we’ll be back soon!

It comes as no surprise that we have to reschedule our Spring 2020 Great Northern Wedding Show at Bolton Arena. Originally planned for Sunday 19th April, we have a full house of wedding businesses who were all looking forward to meeting you! So why not meet them, online, today. Here’s our floor plan with stand … Read more

The Great Northern Wedding… Show Stoppers

In Wedding Cake trends we’re currently seeing an abundance of textured finishes, drip effect and strong colours making a bold, fun statement in wedding cakes, yet at the same time soft muted tones, marbling effects and intricate sugar flowers on simple, clean line cakes are equally as popular. Our previously predicted cake trends of 2020 … Read more

Invitation Innovation – Stationery & Signage Inspiration

Brush stroke fonts and watercolour paint-effects are still very much on trend, with clean designs and metallic tones proving ever-popular. Bespoke die-cut acrylic and wooden signage are also a fantastic addition to table settings; use them for place names, or table plans – even cake toppers! If you’re a fan of fonts then you can … Read more

Brockholes Nature Reserve – Venue Spotlight

Imagine taking your wedding vows floating on water, surrounded by panoramic lake views and amazing wildlife. Set in the heart of a Lancashire Wildlife Trust wetland nature reserve, this eco-friendly wedding venue floats on the lake, nestled amongst the reeds. What’s more, by choosing Brockholes for your special day, you are supporting a local wildlife … Read more

Ribby Hall Village – Venue Spotlight

Ribby Hall Village is situated in more than 100 acres of gorgeous countryside. It’s a beautiful venue located within a five-star holiday village and boasts an award-winning spa, delicious restaurants, a health club and a nine-hole golf course – ideal for pre-wedding celebrations. Ceremony Room/Suites The Summer House The opportunity to gather your loved ones … Read more

Kilhey Court – A Wedding Venue Borne from Romance

Back in 1884, Kilhey Court was built by local Wigan brewer Thomas Fairhurst as a wedding present for his wife Elizabeth. Is there any other wedding venue with such a romantic past? And the romance continues to this day, with the 4 star Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa offering stunning suites, beautiful views and … Read more