The In-Laws turn to see the venues – 06/10/2013

So as my Dad and sisters came up to see our wedding venues a few weeks ago, it is only fair that my soon-to-be in-laws come up and have a look too. After all, they only live an hour away in North-West London. They were thrilled when we invited them up for the day and they jumped at the chance to come up. We also found out that they hadn’t actually been to Oxford for about 20 years! We had a lovely day, wondering around the city (it was a sunny day!). Because it was a Sunday, we couldn’t actually…

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The Wedding Guest List Guide

The Wedding Guest List Guide

Your budget will define your entire wedding. It will decide where you can have it, what type/style of wedding you can have, the food, the drink, the dress, the favours, the photographer, the cake and many more things. That actually falls mainly to one huge thing: your wedding budget will define how many wedding guests you can have. You could say then, that it is actually the number of guests you have at your wedding that hugely defines the whole day. Let’s try and put this into perspective. Let’s take an averagely priced wedding venue and look at the costings…

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Wedding Package Tweaking – 23/05/2013

I have spent most of this week in email correspondence with the events coordinator at the Bicester Hotel Golf & Spa. I explained our request for a ‘tweaked’ package further: we wanted to start our entire wedding day later; have the ceremony start at 4pm, follow that by a reception drink with canapes, and then go into an evening meal/reception rolled into one (leaving out the traditional wedding breakfast in the afternoon altogether). That would more than cover our needs. Neither of us are that traditional and given that our union is also a union of two different backgrounds and…

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Wedding Venue Searching – 16/05/2013

Wedding Venue Searching – 16/05/2013

My Google search record for the past couple of weeks consists mainly of words surrounding the main term: wedding venues Oxfordshire. I think this will happen a lot with wedding planning. I am quickly learning that Google is my best friend. Searching for venues is a bit of a minefield but, if you need some guidance to get you started, check out this Wedding Venue Guide. I’ve found two potential venues: 1. Magnolia Park Golf and Country Club 2. Bicester Hotel Golf and Spa Golf clubs can be counted as hotel weddings fall safely under hotel weddings and would be…

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