Having worked with other suppliers at birthdays, weddings and many other events, we are happy to recommend the following:

 

Photographers:

 

Event Photographers

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.

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:  Ron@5MinutePhotos.co.uk   or Phone   07973 548 389

 

Wedding Photography

 

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.

Facebook Page  Web Page   email: info@paradoxphotography.co.uk   or Phone   01202 896063

 

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.

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:   nigelrware@mac.com   or Phone:   07801 541058

 

Then there is Jay Franks of Jay’s Photography who focuses on a more natural approach as well as group and free style images.

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:   Jays-Photography@hotmail.co.uk   or Phone   07800962428

 

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.

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:  alaina@ajphotographic.biz   or Phone 07749 828282

 

 

Venue Decor:

 

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

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:   enquiries@balloonaroom.co.uk   or Phone 07799 664421

 

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!

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:  info@thelittlewhiteheart.com   or Phone   07429110573

 

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.

Facebook Page   Instagram   email:  debbie@whitestem.co.uk   or phone   07985 613572

 

 

Specialty Cakes:

 

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.

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:  info@sweetindulgentfancies.co.uk   or Phone   07522198786

 

 

Independent Celebrants:

 

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

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:   celebrantsallybawden@gmail.com   or Phone   07729737886

 

Fiona Hayward of Tie the Knot Ceremonies

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:  fiona@tietheknotceremonies.co.uk   or Phone   07717 507690

 

 

Hair & Make Up:

 

Sally Malcolm of Blushing Brides Hairstyling & Make Up provides a mobile hair & make up service for weddings, proms & special occasions.

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:  sally_l_malcolm@yahoo.co.uk   or Phone   07941600619

 

 

Florists:

 

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.

Facebook Page   Web Page   email:  poppies_florist@hotmail.co.uk    or Phone   01202 593959

 

 

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.

Facebook Page   Instagram   email:   coombeslightsound@gmail.com   or Phone 07857 366856