Wedding Planning Advice



Photo by Carine Bea Photography


Putting you in the frame. 

10 Tips to help you choose a wedding photographer. 

An experienced photographer will have made mistakes in the past gone off on a tangent, taken average photos forgotten lenses,batteries but only once ! 

Published: 2018-09-16

Published By: Janice Gordon for Green Union


Introducing Ed Brown photography 

How to plan your wedding.

Almost the moment you start planning your wedding, people start giving you advice. It can be pretty annoying. So, Green Union would like to offer you one definitive piece of advice which is… don’t take anyone’s advice! It is your day, it should be what you both want and not what anyone else wants.

Published: 2018-06-14

Published By: Green Union / photography Ed Brown


Photo taken at the Matra Center by Janda Photography

 Nice Day for a Green Wedding

So, at Green Union, we have put our heads together to create our 10-point Green Wedding Guide.




Published: 2018-05-07

Published By: Janice Gordon /with input from Sunbeam Studios


Have you ever dreamt of getting married somewhere different say France or Greece if so do checkout our latest planner to join the Green Crew. 



Published: 2018-03-26

Published By: Janice Gordon


Have I got some hot news for you today!

Due to a cancellation, the wonderful fforest wedding venue has just released a peak season summer wedding weekend from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th July, 2017. Summer dates at fforest normally get snapped up well in advance, so this really is an opportunity not to be missed if you are considering getting married this year.

Published: 2017-04-08

Published By: Rosie Ames


Today I'm handing you over to the lovely Kim Murray of Free Range Ceremonies who has recently joined my fantastic line up of handpicked wedding suppliers.  With masses of experience as a wedding celebrant both with the official registrars and free ranging, Kim has some great advice for you if you're just embarking on your wedding journey and want to find out what you can actually dream about doing for your big day.  Over to you Kim ...

Published: 2016-10-19

Published By: Rosie Ames


So, the big day was just over 2 weeks ago and the wedding looked so amazing.  Tamsin and Jim got married on September 10th near Glastonbury and theirs was a very relaxed festival style DIY wedding in a field. They had a budget of £3,000, 11 bridesmaids and 4 flowers girls!  HOW does that work?

Their friends freely offered  help with everything and obviously this spirit of giving meant the couple saved heaps of money, but Tamsin worked hard to keep the budget in check too.  Read on to get Tamsin’s Top Money Saving and Eco Tips ...

Published: 2016-09-27

Published By: Rosie Ames


This week, as we're nearing the end of our series on wedding planning, I thought it would be fun for you to see things from the other side.  So Claire has written a piece about her own experience of being a wedding planner. 

If it's a mystery to you what a wedding planner really does and why it could be a budget friendly choice for many brides, read on to find out what Claire actually does in her day to day job.  Over to you Claire ...

Published: 2016-09-17

Published By: Rosie Ames


This month Claire's put together an essential kit of wedding day survival tips and what a brilliant list to bear in mind as you get closer to the BIG DAY.  Over to Claire to fill you in on the detail ...

So you’re putting together the finishing touches to your BIG day, dotting all the i’s, crossing all the final t’s and you’re pretty much all set!  I’m sure you have an amazing bridal party that you can rely on and who’ll make sure your day is extra special.  

But if you DID ask me to give you and your bridesmaids some last minute tips it would be these:

Published: 2016-08-13

Published By: Rosie Ames


Photo: Aga Tomaszek

Okay, so the lovely Claire, GU's wedding planning guru's got one last thing to say about planning your special day before getting on to some fun stuff starting next month. I let her talk about all the less glamorous stuff after all!

I know it’s terribly boring to keep banging on about the potential pitfalls in your wedding plans, but bear with me.  Here’s one last summary of things you should look out for then we can move on to the fun bits, I promise…

Published: 2016-06-10

Published By: Rosie Ames



Wedding planning can be a daunting prospect, but it needn't be. Just take a deep breath and rummage through our pages of information, advice and useful tips for throwing an eco friendly wedding. We'll take you through the planning process from start to finish. Have a wonderful journey!


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