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Wedding tips and wedding planning advice from the Find a Wedding Venue team

Hoscote Estate Special Wedding Feature

How cool is this..!! Look at this owl delivering the wedding ring...Very Harry Potter!

Hoscote Estate Special Wedding Feature

Hoscote Estate nestles in the Roberton Valley, in between Newcastle and Edinburgh.  it is surrounded by outstanding scenery of the Scottish borders.

Hoscote specialises in relaxed house-party wedding celebrations and is available on an exclusive use basis. They have a dedicated in-house wedding planner who has all the experience you need, to help you put together your perfect wedding day.

One of our favourite ever unusual wedding features is this owl who is trained to bring the ring (or rings!) to the best man at the service...

Little Venice Cake Company

Wow! Another stunning piece from their latest collection....

Little Venice Cake Company

Our favourite wedding cake company!  They have created cakes for celebrities and international royalty, including Her Majesty the Queen, Madonna and David Beckham.  These images are from their new Runway Collection 2011.  They are the most exquisite creations we have ever seen...

Love Poems

Here's a selection of our favourites...

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE (1543 - 1607) 

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love


Come live with me, and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove
That valleys, groves, hills and fields,
Woods, or steepy mountain yields.

And we will sit upon the rocks,
Seeing the shepherds feed their flocks
By shadow rivers, to whose falls
Melodious birds sing madrigals.

And I will make thee beds of roses,
And a thousand fragrant posies;
A cap of flowers, and a kirtle,
Embroider'd all with leaves of myrtle.

A gown made of the finest wool,
Which form our pretty lambs we pull;
Fair lined slippers for the cold,
With buckles of the purest gold.

A belt of straw and ivy buds,
With coral clasps and amber studs,
An if these pleasures may thee move,
Come live with me, and be my love.

The shepherd swains shall dance and sing
For thy delight each May-morning:
If these delights thy mind may move,
Then live with me, and be my love.

 

 

Paper Pom Poms

We love these brilliantly quirky decorations...!

Paper Pom Poms

On Sunday 17 April we met the lovely Juliet Carr at the Vintage Wedding Fair. She runs paperpompoms.co.uk and distributes 'flat-pack' poms for you to unfurl and use as decoration for your wedding. If you haven't got the budget to fill your venue with flowers we think this is a brilliant and original alternative!

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