PEOPLE WE RATE

Bridal Gallery

Anna McDonald Bridal Gallery

Anna has a beautiful collection of Bridal Gowns, Bridesmaid Dresses, Shoes, Tiaras, Veils and many other accessories to help make your wedding day a day to remember.

anna-mcdonald.com

Discos, Bands & Entertainment

Gigz Management

From stylish nine-piece soul bands to the most talented DJs in the UK, their roster of musicians are regulars on the Alps’ après ski scene in the likes of Le Farinet in Verbier, Rond Point in Meribel, and Cocorico in Val D’Isere, and at the most exclusive private parties all along the Cote D’Azur.

gigzmanagement.com

Ariella Strings 

Music for weddings and events in the Midlands, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. Ariella Strings can be hired as a string trio, string quartet for weddings, birthdays, celebrations and other special or corporate event.

ariellastrings.co.uk

Innovents

Innovents provides fantastic discos, bands and entertainment for weddings, parties and functions. Have a look at our website where you can find plenty of helpful information or feel free to give us a call at anytime.

innovents.co.uk

Loaded

With a Little Green Bag of songs that range from Elvis, Beatles, Stones, Queen to the razor-sharp 70s disco of Hot Chocolate, to new young guns like the Kings of Leon, Loaded will rock your world, wedding or function!

loadedweddingband.co.uk

The One Night Band

Energetic, Lively and Professional function band comprised of 5 talented musicians. The One Night Band has many years experience performing at numerous events across the UK, from weddings, parties, corporate events to overseas residencies. Trust the band to put on a performance your guests will never forget.

theonenightband.co.uk

Premier Bands

Premier Bands is a new agency set up by experienced musicians who know what it takes to turn a good function into a GREAT function.

premierbands.co.uk

Sam Strange Magician

Sam Strange is a full time, professional entertainer who has spent years refining an act suitable for all events. He has been interested in the art of magic from childhood, and has funnelled his enthusiasm and passion for the art, into an entertainment business.

Sam is particularly sought after for weddings. His friendly and enthusiastic approach is ideal for keeping guests entertained. Having Sam at the drinks reception and meal not only acts as an ideal “ice-breaker”, but creates a convivial atmosphere with applause and laughter circulating the venue.

Member of the Magic Circle and International Brotherhood of Magicians.

samstrangemagic.co.uk

Takeagamble Fun Casino

Looking for something different for your wedding reception? Takeagamble operate fun casino hire throughout London and the Home Counties. We pride ourselves in our professionalism, value and quality of service. Takeagamble can offer Roulette, Blackjack and Poker to entertain your wedding guests.

takeagamble.co.uk

Florists

The Flower Shed, Oxford

From little rustic button holes, gorgeous bridal bouquets, to big and beautiful urn and milk churn arrangements.

theflowershedoxford.co.uk

The Flower Fairies

Headed up by Charlie Quartley, The Flower Fairies aim to bring you something beautiful, stylish and unique, something a little bit different for your wedding day. They specialise in providing stunning flowers for weddings, from a simple buttonhole through to elaborate church or venue arrangements, using a personal and tailor made approach that ensures each bride gets exactly what they want and more!

theflowerfairies.com

Hot Flowers and Art

Innovative floristry designs. Wedding and Corporate work. Liase with your own personal designer to create stunning flowers tailormade for you.
Tel: 01628 528811
Email: info@hotflowersandart.co.uk

Wildfleur

Wildfleur specialise in delivering scrumptious flowers for weddings and events. Whether your dream flowers are wild and romantic, sleek and contemporary or fun & quirky, they have the design flair and expertise to make your wedding flowers uniquely individual.

wildfleur.com

Wedding Cakes

The Rose Cake Parlour

Luxury cakes for weddings throughout Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire,  Oxfordshire and beyond.

therosecakeparlour.co.uk

Cheese Wedding Cakes

Deli No5

Are in Thame and are a Great British delicatessen and lifestyle homeware in the heart of Thame, Oxfordshire. They offer artisanal alcohol, cheese and charcuterie alongside pottery and soft furnishings. Please go to  their website to see about hampers, tasting events, private tasting parties and wedding cheese cakes.

thedeliatno5.co.uk

Goldsmith

Lisa Marie Designer Goldsmith

Lisa offers a bespoke jewellery service for your engagement and wedding rings. Call now to book an appointment to see Lisa’s fantastic range of beautiful handcrafted rings.
Tel: 01865 858864 or 07979 924783

Magazines

Cotswolds Bride Magazine

Everything you need to plan your perfect day.
Web site: View Online Version

Hair & Make Up Artists

Corina Barrett

Specialising in bridal hair and make up whether it be natural, glamorous, boho or chic

bridalhairandmakeup.co.uk

Final Touches

Final Touches pride themselves on providing a friendly and professional hair and makeup service for your wedding day.

janeveleigh.tripod.com

Lorraine Milligan

Specialising in fashion, television, celebrity, beauty, advertising, editorial, lifestyle, men’s grooming, bridal and private tuition of make-up artistry and hair styling.

lorrainemilligan.com

Toastmaster

Ross Silver

For a wedding reception that runs smoothly, choose a professional toastmaster to look after the timing for you. Let Ross Silver manage your day, leaving you and your guests free to relax and enjoy every minute. Contact Ross on 020 8783 1036 or 07973 202999.

silvertoastmaster.co.uk

Some of Mark’s favourite venues

Hedsor House

Hedsor House is an award-winning wedding & event venue, set within 100 acres of historic parkland just 45 minutes west of London. Historic Hedsor Park provides the ideal backdrop for all manner of events, from elegant weddings to spectacular parties and corporate away days.

hedsor.com

Kirtlington Park

Experience the romance and beauty of The Classical Era at Kirtlington Park, an 18th Century Palladian mansion. Set in ‘Capability’ Brown designed gardens, the privately-owned home has retained all its character and sense of tradition.

kirtlingtonpark.co.uk

Ardington House 

Ardington House is an exclusive use venue, allowing you to take over the whole of this beautiful private setting and make it feel like home to you and your wedding guests. The House and formal gardens are an ideal setting for welcome drinks, canapés, garden games and photographs, while our riverside garden marquee, set in parkland and with uninterrupted views up to the downs, makes the perfect setting for your wedding breakfast and party.

ardingtonhouse.com

Nether Winchendon House 

Nether Winchendon House is one of the most romantic of the ancient historic houses in England and listed Grade I, set in seven acres of tranquil Gardens and surrounded by 600 acres of Parkland, on the Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire border.

netherwinchendonhouse.com

Highclere Castle

With superb State Rooms for your Ceremony and Wedding Breakfast, acres of south-facing lawns for unforgettable photographs, easy parking for your guests and stunning in house catering supervised by our Executive Chef, the castle offers an unsurpassed venue for the ultimate wedding day.

highclerecastle.co.uk

Merriscourt

Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds on the borders of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Merriscourt is an elegant and versatile choice of venue for the perfect wedding, private celebration, corporate away day, launch event or film location.

www.merriscourt.com

Tythe Barn

The Tythe Barn is a beautiful 14th Century stone and thatched structure with an elegantly rustic interior which has been sympathetically restored and lovingly renovated so that the essence of the building itself remains untouched- revealing all the beauty of the past yet combined with a contemporary twist. This stylish, private and high quality venue is complimented further by a first-class, professional and truly personal service perfect for weddings, corporate events and private parties. Based in Launton and adjacent to the family Farmhouse- the home of the Deeley family for 400 years- the Tythe Barn is a small family business run with great enthusiasm and dedication by William and Emma Deeley.

thetythebarn.co.uk

Wormsley

With a range of locations throughout the estate – from the beautiful and secluded Walled Garden, to the stunningly-crafted Wormsley Cricket Ground and the idyllic lake in the middle of the Deer Park – Wormsley is one of the most beautiful settings in which to create your perfect day.

wormsleyestate.com

Videographers

Mark Shipperley Films

Professional cinematographer, filmmaker, and editor based on the Buckinghamshire-Oxfordshire border, with a passion for creating beautiful, unique and most importantly, memorable cinematic wedding videos for those most special of days.

BW Videofilms

Reportage, movie style wedding films by award winning videographer Barry Weare. Always professional and unobtrusive.

bwvideofilms.co.uk

CKS Productions

CKS productions is a production company that films Weddings, Music, Corporate, documentary and Promotional videos.

facebook.com/CKS-Productions-406362662769181

Reel Vision

Reel Vision is an award-winning company, which has been recognised across the UK as one of the industry’s elite for wedding and special event cinematography. A Reel Vision film is a true cinematic production.

reel-vision.co.uk

Web Site Design

W2-S Internet
Services
Professional web site design, hosting and domain registrations in South Bucks. Please contact us for a free quote.

w2s.net

Wedding Cars

iChauffeur Wedding Cars

Contemporary and vintage chauffeur driven wedding cars from Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Mercedes-Benz. Safe, prompt and professional wedding cars to get you to the church on time and in great luxury and style.

ichauffeur.co.uk/wedding

Wedding Planner

Hitched.co.uk

Free wedding planning website and guides can help you with every aspect of getting married from the engagement through to your honeymoon.

hitched.co.uk

Serendipity Weddings

Based in Berkshire, Serendipity Weddings offers a wide, flexible range of design & coordination services that allow you to enjoy the preparations for your wedding as much as you and your guests will enjoy the big day itself.

serendipity-weddings.co.uk

Wedding Services UK Directory

Guides for Brides

All the wedding information needed to plan the perfect day. We offer brides and grooms information, ideas and advice to plan their weddings, with contact details for UK wedding suppliers and fairs.

guidesforbrides.co.uk