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More on the Big Wedding Weekend

At London's Southbank Centre

More on the Big Wedding Weekend

We were so sad to miss the Festival’s Opening Weekend (Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 June} which was an in-depth look at the seven types of love with talks, debates, workshops, readings and performances. Highlights included writer and founding faculty member of The School of Life, Roman Krznaric, talking about the Different Varieties of Love; Dr Bettany Hughes and Professor Angie Hobbs discussing the nature and power of erotic love; and a Flirtology workshop with social social anthropologist Jean Smith. 

Dr Bettany Hughes, said: “I’m fascinated by the millennia-long history of the power of love from the Bronze Age to the present day. We can learn a huge amount from the Ancient Greeks and in particular, Socrates. For him, Love has a purpose. It is the life force, the desire to do, to be, to think. It is the thing that makes us feel great about the world, and therefore makes us be great in it.”

The whole site has been transformed with love-themed exhibitions and installations including Sliding Gate, a series of play slides by Sean Griffiths of Modern Architect (previously of architecture firm FAT), which symbolise the ups and downs of family life and the strong bonds between families; Love Flags by Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner using the seven colours of the rainbow, signifying the peace and gay pride movements, which fly from the Royal Festival Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall roofs, and the Jubilee Gardens flagpole; the Tunnel of Love by disability arts organisation Heart n Soul, a multi-media and sensory installation with vibrating floors, mirrors, love-songs soundtrack, which pays homage to the cheeky, flirty Tunnels of Love of yesteryear; Siege Weapons Of Love by Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich, giant bright pink inflatable cannons and a tank inviting visitors to make love not war, which is part of their Friendly Frontier Peace Campaign; and Pragma Tree: Growing Together, a playful installation by The Edible Bus Stop including a large tree, symbolising Pragma, a love that is enduring, patient and strong, and seating. 

Southbank Centre Wedding
Wedding at the South Bank Centre. Photograph by Jennifer West

 

 

 

 

 

Wedstival

'Tis the season... and a cool way to get married...

Wedstival

We are entering the season of the festival but you don't have to get married at Glastonbury (pictured above) to have a festival style wedding - a 'Wedstival'. We've chosen our favourite 'festival' venues from across the country and we can guarantee that Great Aunt Bertie will be relieved that she isn't having to use a chemical toilet....

South Farm on the Cambridgeshire / Hertfordshire borders is a delightful place. Set in 20 acres of landscaped grounds and beautiful gardens surrounded by a smallholding, the main house adjoins a courtyard of lovingly restored timber framed barns (pictured below), granaries and stables. Not only that, they have a number of enchanting Romany Caravans or camping in one of our paddocks. How lovely does that sound?

More details - South Farm

 

A bit further north is the glorious Whetstone Gorse, set in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside, in the south of Leicester. A working farm, Whetstone Gorse offers a wide range of leisure and event facilities, including camping. Pictured below is their beautiful gardens.

Whetstone GorseWhetstone Gorse

More Details - Whetstone Gorse

Denton Hall Wedding Fayre

The ultimate 'Wedding Experience'

Denton Hall

The Denton Hall Wedding Fayre is now just a couple of weeks away. It's a spectacular event and absolutely not to be missed for anyone thinking about getting married in Yorkshire. Their 'Wedding Experience' really is just that. The historic Hall will be dressed to its full potential created by the very best suppliers in the area who will be on hand to offer their advice and expertise to you while you enjoy the delicious champagne and canapés.... Denton

The suppliers confirmed so far are:

  • Heli jet
  • Leafy Couture
  • Ambience venue styling
  • Iain Henderson design
  • Moore than Cakes
  • Event Music company
  • Story of your day
  • Richard Wynn-Davies Photographer
  • The Whole Hog UK
  • Steve Myers Photograhy
  • Jonathan Paul Magician
  • Lister Horsfall
  • JB creatives
  • Yorkshire Wedding Cars
  • Smink Make Up Artistry
  • The Bridal Gown Otley
  • Rod Hepworth Entertainment
  • Photo Booth 4 You
  • Casino Hire UK

 

Venues for Dancing

If you want your first wedding dance to be special...

First Dance - docuwedding

These days, the first dance has become a special moment in most people's weddings. The trend started several years ago when an American couple uploaded their rather surprising and unique first dance which started with Unchained Melody and segued into a fantastically choreographed version of I Like Big Butts (much to the surprise of their guests and all who saw it because as we know this then went viral!). Since then many couples turn to professional choreographers to treat their family and friends to a bit of a show on their big day. If you're thinking of doing this you ideally need a venue with a sprung dance 

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