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February 29, 2012
Wedding tent open day in North Wales
With the wedding planning season well under way we are hearing about heaps of open days and wedding events taking place over the next few months. So now's the time to seize the opportunity of checking out some fabulous green wedding suppliers who may be just the ticket for your own eco chic wedding.
The lovely Welsh tent people at Event in a Tent are holding an open day at the end of March and are inviting everyone planning an outdoor wedding in that neck of the woods, which includes North Wales, Cheshire and the North West of England, to go along and join them. It's a great opportunity to pick up inspiration and see for yourselves how their stunning range of tipis, which are available for hire, can be decked out for your big day. They are fabulous for weddings and parties as well as corporate events.
They tell us that there'll also be a number of selected wedding suppliers on hand to inspire you, so there should be lots of ideas and information for you to store away for your own big day planning.
WHAT? Event in a Tent Open Day
WHERE? Chirk Castle, North Wales, LL14 5AF
WHEN? Friday 23rd March, 3pm - 7pm; Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March, 11am - 6pm
For more information visit their website or give them a call on 01978 853559
February 27, 2012
fforest wedding open days
A little while ago we got really excited about a new eco friendly wedding venue in Wales that we thought was a perfect fit for those couples intending to throw a weekend festival wedding.
Now you don't just have to take our word for it - fforest is inviting you to see for yourself what an amazing place it is. It will be a day for couples and their families to go along and see what's on offer.
They will take you on a guided tour around fforest which will be decked out with all those extra little details that are included for a wedding weekend and Cassy will also being give a little presentation showing fforest at different times of year, not only giving you a good idea how it will look when you plan to get married, but also how every wedding at fforest is truly unique.
Contact Cassy Wiggins on 01239 612 133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place either in April or July.
WHEN? Saturday 14th April 2012 and Saturday 21st July 2012
WHERE? At fforest camp, Fforest Farm, Cwnplysgog, Cilgerran, Cardigan, SA432TB
Put the dates in your diary!
February 21, 2012
Arabel Lebrusan's ethical jewellery
We're delighted to say that Arabel Lebrusan, previously Creative Director of Leblas Jewellery, has re-emerged under her own label to offer couples the same iconic and uniquely ethical pieces (worn by the likes of Princess Letizia of Spain and Sienna and Savannnah Miller) that we had become familiar with. Arabel’s statement jewellery is a mix of delicate metal latticework and excellence of craftsmanship with ethics at its core.
One of the first licensees for Fairtrade and Fairmined gold, Arabel offers a great collection of ethical gold wedding and engagement rings, plus her renowned bespoke service. All her jewelry is made using Canadian diamonds, Fairtrade gemstones and Ecological Fairtrade and Fairmined gold.
February 14, 2012
Eco-chic wedding fair at the Green House hotel
We heard that during marriage week, which ends today, couples were being encouraged to focus on actively nurturing their relationships (something we feel strongly about) and it seems a natural extension for them to nurture the environment and their local communities too. So it seems fitting that on Sunday February 26, the Green House hotel is hosting an Alternative Wedding Fair showcasing the cream of environmentally friendly wedding suppliers, bringing inspiration to couples planning to wed in the South of England.
Inspiration for brides-to-be will fill the luxurious, award winning, four-star hotel in Bournemouth. Organic, fair-trade, recycled and vintage wedding wares from florists to photographers and everything in between will help couples to be considerate in their eco-chic wedding choices.
One of our favourite labels, the House of Tammam will be there to show off a selection of eco-couture wedding dresses for the chic bride who cares about ethics. A trailblazer of the eco-luxury movement, all Tammam wedding dresses are a perfect marriage of style, quality and sustainability. Lucy Tammam said she's really excited to be showing her eco-wedding dresses at the Green House along with so many fantastic sustainable suppliers at an amazing location.
It should be a great day for southern brides and grooms-to-be to find out how to include an ethical aspect to their wedding and it's a great opportunity for eco-friendly wedding vendors to reach a market outside London who might not know they exist.
Sarah Pavett, event manager of The Green House hotel, said: "As the UK's greenest hotel, we wanted to create an Alternative Wedding Fair to illustrate the many ways that couple can make sure the planet doesn't pay the price for their special day. A thoughtfully planned menu for the breakfast, organic wedding cake, recycled or FSC stationery and a vintage or even ethical wedding dress all gain eco-points."
WHAT? Alternative Wedding Fair
WHEN? Sunday February 26th
For further information regarding weddings at The Green House hotel, go to www.facebook.com/greenhousehotel
February 02, 2012
Pamper yourself the natural way
What a great idea!
The ‘Pamper Parlour’ is a fabulous new service created by the Arabian Tent Company, perfect for hen parties and weddings. Choose from beautiful selection of unique tents with eight exquisite interiors, relax, unwind and have fun being pampered with your wedding guests or your hens pre wedding day.
Arabian Tents has teamed up with make-up artist and holistic therapist Susie Mermaid to bring you the Pamper Parlour where her magic hands will deliver amazing restoring natural and organic treatments which will leave you emerging from the tent feeling balanced and peaceful on the inside and glowing and beautiful on the outside - bright eyed and beautiful ready for your big day!
Treatments include natural lift facial massage, mini facial with steam, Indian head massage, soothing foot massage, nail file and pretty polish, mermen nails filed and buffed, Korean hand & arm massage, heated lava shell back massage, express make up, eyebrow tidy.
For more information on this fabulous new idea get in touch with Arabian Tents.
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