Win the Old Dairy for your wedding!

Our lovely friends in Carmarthenshire, award winning Welsh Green Weddings, are throwing a Green Wedding Fair and Open Day at the end of September.

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They'll be showcasing eco-chic wedding suppliers and providing an opportunity for everyone to come and see what they offer. Whether you're a couple in the throes of wedding planning or you live locally and want to see what they are all about, go along and join them for a day of fun.

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Organic, fair-trade, recycled and vintage will feature heavily, from florists to photographers, plus music and canapes in between.

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Entry is free and there's also a prize draw to win the Old Dairy as your wedding ceremony venue - a very good reason to go along!

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Couples can book a slot with their wedding co-ordinator in advance - just email simone@ceridwencentre.co.uk or phone 01599 370517.

When: Sunday 23 September 11am to 5pm
Where: Ceridwen Centre, Penybanc Farm, Drefelin, Nr. Drefach-Felindre, SA44 5XE

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Wishing you a Folly Farm Christmas…

The Folly Farm Centre near Bristol and Bath is one of our favourite green wedding venues, and this year they’re offering their fantastic facilities for Christmas functions and winter breaks.

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So, whether you’re seeking an inspiring venue for your office party or arranging a festive get-together with friends and family, or even a last minute wedding celebration! Folly Farm is perfect.

There’s a great choice of function suites, with the largest able to take up to 120 people. Comfortable overnight accommodation for up to 45 people is available in the lovely farmhouse and converted barns - fall asleep to the rustle of the wind in the trees and the call of owls in the surrounding nature reserve.

Eco friendly features range from biomass central heating to rainwater harvesting. And best of all, profits go to supporting the conservation and ecological work of Avon Wildlife Trust.

Find out more by e-mailing the Folly Farm Centre team today at info@follyfarm.org or phoning them on 01275 331590.

Posted in Green Wedding Entertainment , Events , Venues

Engaged eco-couples wanted for new BBC3 pilot

love_productions.gifAre you getting ready to say the big “I do”?

Love Productions are looking for young couples who are interested in taking a voyage of discovery with their partner - an experience designed to give their marriage a better chance of lasting the course.

You need to be planning to get married in the next 12 months and be willing to explore your relationship with your partner. You will need to be open with one another about what you want from your life together - your strengths and weaknesses as a couple. Every relationship has its problems and every couple have their issues - wouldn’t you want to try and make your relationship the best it can be before you take the plunge?

If you’re interested in taking part or just want to find out more in a confidential chat, then please email Sarah at sarah.pickering@lovewest.co.uk or call 0117 906 4350

Posted in Green Wedding Entertainment , Natural Nuptials , Press

Want to be a TV star?

Here's an opportunity to star in an exciting new series for Living TV called ‘Four Weddings’. It follows four brides who attend and 'judge' each others wedding, giving every aspect of the day, from the food to the dress, a score. The bride with the highest score at the end wins an amazing honeymoon (though we haven't ascertained whether it's an eco friendly one).

Iona Mackenzie of Living TV is looking for brides that are getting married between January and July 2009 and are interested in taking part.

All you need to do is email Iona weddings@granadamedia.com for further information (all applicants must be over 18).

Posted in Green Wedding Entertainment , News

An entertaining idea

storyteller.jpgStorytelling is the ancient art of conveying events in words, images, and sounds often by improvisation or embellishment according to Wikipedia, and stories have probably been shared in every culture and in every land as a means of entertainment, education, preservation of culture and to instill knowledge and values.

National Storytelling Week, which is coming to an end this weekend, has made me think how wonderful if would be to have a local storyteller at your wedding. It conjurs and image of tipi tents, a fire circle and loved ones gathered around listening to a magical tale late into the night. If you've got loads of kids coming and you're stuck for ideas it would be a great way to engage and keep them entertained with fairy tales, folk tales, myths and legends. Keep tradition alive and engage a storyteller for your wedding.

8th National Storeytelling Week 26th January to 2nd February. More information from The Society for Storytelling.

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