A social media guide-to-your-wedding

You can’t escape it these days. Social media is everywhere, including weddings! Have you thought how to Instagram your wedding? How to Facebook your invites? Or how to snapchat your story? No? Well I’ve created an easy guide to using (or not using!) social media at your wedding. Whether you’re a guest or part of Read more about A social media guide-to-your-wedding[…]

Slaley Hall launches Wedding Photo Awards 2017

Slaley Hall has launched its annual search for the North East’s best wedding photos, as the QHotels Wedding Photo Awards opens for entries on Facebook and Instagram. After receiving over 2,500 entries and votes in the first Wedding Photo Awards last year, Slaley Hall is now calling for entries to the 2017 competition, which will Read more about Slaley Hall launches Wedding Photo Awards 2017[…]

Wedding trends in 2017

Wedding trends in 2017 Weddings can be very different from season to season and it’s always fun to look at the trends. In 2017, as outlined in this infographic from The Wedding Band Shop , there are many trends starting to emerge with some interesting twists on traditional weddings. For example, cascading lights hanging from Read more about Wedding trends in 2017[…]

A wedding story – The wedding of Claire and Wayne Elliott

  Date of wedding 19th September 2015 The bride (name, age, where you are from, where you live and occupation?) Claire Florey, 28, from Cockermouth, Cumbria, live in Gosforth, Newcastle and works for Greggs as a QA Manager  The groom (name, age, where you are from, where you live and occupation?) Wayne Elliott, 31, from Read more about A wedding story – The wedding of Claire and Wayne Elliott[…]

Venue Review: Le Petit Chateau – Otterburn

In the beautiful village of Otterburn sits the charming wedding venue – Le Petit Chateau. Le Petit Chateau is a unique Country Manor hotel that offers charm and elegance from the moment you walk in. It’s not hard to see why this is becoming one of the most popular wedding venues in the North East, Read more about Venue Review: Le Petit Chateau – Otterburn[…]

Slaley Hall guarantees a white wedding for couples this winter

Brides who have always dreamed of the perfect white wedding will be guaranteed a winter wonderland complete with falling ‘snow’ at Slaley Hall in Hexham, Northumberland. Following the rise in popularity of winter weddings, and for those holding out hopes for snow on their big day, the hotel has invested in a snow effects machine, Read more about Slaley Hall guarantees a white wedding for couples this winter[…]

Newcastle gallery woos couples with wedding open day

A Newcastle gallery is opening its doors to brides and grooms-to-be this month for its bi-annual open day. The Biscuit Factory – shortlisted for Best City Venue in this year’s UK Wedding Awards – will be hosting its wedding open day on Saturday 26 November, 12pm – 4pm. The event is an opportunity to see Read more about Newcastle gallery woos couples with wedding open day[…]

Essential Wedding Preparation for Men

Weddings are often portrayed as a far bigger deal for women than for men, but where there’s a bride there’ also a groom, so the male of species needs to be reasonable well acquainted with the wedding planning process – whether he’s the groom, best man or a groomsman. Thanks to our friends at Bespoke Read more about Essential Wedding Preparation for Men[…]

5 things to consider if you are growing your own wedding flowers

Planning the perfect big day can be expensive, and costs can quickly add up if you don’t think ahead. One of the best ways to keep your wedding within budget is by taking care of some of the many extras yourself. Flowers are a classic wedding decoration, and they are also something that can be Read more about 5 things to consider if you are growing your own wedding flowers[…]

JESMOND DENE HOUSE WINS WITH THE GOOD HOTEL GUIDE 2017 – EDITOR’S CHOICE AWARD!

The Good Hotel Guide is a truly impartial guide to luxurious hotels, boutique city hotels, family hotels in the country and friendly B&B’s. It’s the leading independent guide to hotels in Great Britain and Ireland and is written for the reader seeking impartial advice on finding a good place to stay. The paperback guide book Read more about JESMOND DENE HOUSE WINS WITH THE GOOD HOTEL GUIDE 2017 – EDITOR’S CHOICE AWARD![…]