Having worked with other suppliers at birthdays, weddings and many other events, we are happy to recommend the following:
If you are looking for a photographer to cover an event such as a School Prom, Dinner Dance, Costume Ball, Ladies’ Evening etc. then with 35 years of experience of event photography, our sister company 5MinutePhotos will be able to help you especially if you are looking for instant high quality prints at the event.
Having worked with Donna Nicholson of Paradox Photography Bournemouth at many functions, we just love her calm style and the excellent results she produces even when under pressure.
Multi award winning wedding photographer Nigel R Ware LRPS of Dorset Affinity Wedding Photography has been providing memories to thousands of people at weddings since the year 2000.
Then there is Jay Franks of Jay’s Photography who focuses on a more natural approach as well as group and free style images.
Another photographer we suggest is Alaina Thornton of AJ Photographic who will discuss your requirements and use her knowledge to create a package that is right for your needs.
Richard & Sara run Balloon A Room Weddings, a Family run business they started in 2010. They can fully or partly style any venue including balloon decorating, light up letters, lighting & draping, flower walls, chair covers & sashes, centrepieces, garden games, post boxes etc
Sam Fowler of The Little White Heart Company Ltd runs an award winning Dorset based company specialises in supplying an extensive range of quality products for hire. From chair covers to flower walls, sweet carts and Ferrero Rocher towers, she has a range of items to add the wow factor to your day!
Debbie Ison of Whitestem takes great pride in styling venues with gorgeous high quality living greenery – curved or squared Jasmine arches, miniature and larger trees of various types as well as topiary hearts and luscious leafy ferns and mini Olive trees which look amazing as tabletop decor. Most of her stock is evergreen so is available to hire all year round for use indoors or out and comes with or without fairy lights.
Julie Nolan of Sweet Indulgent Fancies is a professional cake maker and pastry chef. She creates and designs cakes for all occasions from simple afternoon tea cakes to extravagant wedding cakes. Offering personal consultations and a cake tasting service so you can have the cake you adore and loves meeting with Brides and their Grooms.
When you book a Civil Ceremony, the registrars who conduct the service are limited to Licensed Venues and fixed structures and it must exclude all religious content and of course is subject to their working hours. Independent Celebrants however are not limited by these things, so if you want your Ceremony on the Beach, on a Boat, with Faith based content, then do please have a chat to these lovely ladies. They are also available for Renewal of Vows, Baby Naming etc.
Celebrant Sally Bawden
Fiona Hayward of Tie the Knot Ceremonies
Hair & Make Up:
Sally Malcolm of Blushing Brides Hairstyling & Make Up provides a mobile hair & make up service for weddings, proms & special occasions.
Poppies Florist of Bournemouth & Christchurch is Bournemouth based a family business with 25 years of experience in creating wedding flowers and floral tributes of the best quality. In addition to delivering throughout the Bournemouth, Poole, & Christchurch they also have an online shop. As a mark of their quality and attention to detail, they are the contracted florist for many of Bournemouth’s more prestigious hotels.
Lighting & Sound:
Sam Coombes of Coombes Lighting & Sound is an excellent Lighting Technician who is adept at arranging lighting & sound for Weddings, Parties and even stage shows. He is capable of working in the smallest to the largest venues you might wish and uses a selection of uplighting, area lighting, and spot lighting which can follow you around.