Boho Bride “Little Book” of Preferred Suppliers
Capturing your heart from the moment you arrive, Blackwell Grange has been a family home for generations, loved by its owners and steeped in history.
This year, we open our doors as an exclusive-use wedding venue for your special day to share every wonder of our buildings and the land. From the characterful heritage to our tranquil Cotswold location and from the elegant, contemporary interior design to the exceptional attention to detail, Blackwell Grange is very special. It seems only right that 2016 sees this beautiful setting enter a new phase of romance… for you to say ‘I do’.
Over the past 400 years, our beautiful 16th-century Thatch Barn has become part of the Blackwell landscape. Lovingly restored, it is now licensed for civil ceremonies, while dining and dancing take place in our newly constructed contemporary reception barn. As the sun goes down, soak up the landscape, enjoying an evening party on the terrace with lanterns hanging from the trees in the Chestnut Dell. Our luxurious Hayloft honeymoon cottage means you can stay, swathed in this idyll, until morning.
Winner of The Wedding Industry Awards 2015 Best Events Team in the West Midlands
Your wedding day is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and memorable days of your life, so choosing a wedding and reception venue for the big day can be a daunting task. Whether your preference is for the most intimate ceremony and reception with your closest friends and family or a lavish mansion house affair with perfect photographic backdrops, Compton Verney is the ideal solution.
Mickleton Hills Farm
Mickleton Hills is the perfect venue providing venue providing the perfect atmosphere for a truly unique party,whether a wedding, birthday, business gathering or celebration. If you enjoy traditional Cotswold hospitality, Mickleton Hills is the perfect setting for your private celebration.
The Arden Hotel is a stylish and sophisticated venue for a unique wedding day.
Whether you are planning an intimate gathering for a handful of people, or an exclusive use celebration with the whole hotel at your disposal, your big day will be in safe hands.
Our award-winning chef will design a special menu for your reception, complemented by some of the world’s finest wines and Champagnes to help you celebrate.
Our Elizabethan Manor House, surrounded by the landscaped grounds and rolling Cotswold hills, is a picture perfect location to celebrate the most important day of your life with friends and family.At The Greenway we pride ourselves on making sure that you are the centre of attention and only host one wedding a day, so whether you are planning an intimate gathering for a handful of people or a grand exclusive use celebration for up to 100 guests, your big day will be in safe hands with our dedicated Wedding Coordinator and devoted team.
The newly-refurbished Dormy House has been designed with generous hospitality in mind. Alongside quiet corners and old fireplaces, we have modern, open spaces that are perfect for groups and celebrations. And we have four decades of experience in hosting functions, weddings and parties of all kinds.So if you’d like to stage an event, talk to us about Exclusive Use. We pride ourselves on a highly-personal approach and will tailor-make your Cotswold wedding, house party or leisure group booking.
Bumble and wild is situated in a quaint little town called Shipston on Stour on the outskirts of the cotswolds. Our little independently owned florist is one of many beautiful boutique shops within the town. With white walls, pastel tones, natural bare oak and handmade containers we’ve created a peaceful and subtle back drop for our flowers. Frequent trips to market ensure our stock is always fresh and seasonal. Our talented and friendly staff are always on hand to give advice and ideas to help you create the perfect bouquets. We also offer a wide range of plants, seeds and bulbs (when in season) for those of you after a little something to brighten up the outside of your home.
Lucy is the proprietor of Lucy Walker Flowers, a passionate and experienced florist who is a favourite for all who desire stylish and beautiful flowers. Based in the Midlands but covering The Cotswolds and further afield on request, LWF provide an excellent service with attention to detail and a commitment to quality.
Celebration cakes limited only by imagination, my capabilities & your budget!! Vintage crockery hire for up-to 150 tea-time settings.
Louise Bowles Photography
“Louise is such an amazing photographer she captures the spirit of the day and you hardly notice she is there”. With her reportage style you can be sure that your wedding day photos will be a perfect reminder of your special day. Louise also does pre-wedding shoots, portraits and other special occasions.
Hair and Make-Up
Christine is a Professional Freelance Makeup Artist based in the Cotswolds and Midlands, working across the country.
Her extensive background in Television and Fashion Make up in London working on Films, BBC Programs and Fashion Editorials gives her in depth knowledge into a variety of Makeup styles. Christine believes beauty comes from feeling real inner confidence and being empowered by how you look. Using Make up that reflects not just your personality but enhances your best features, she will ensure you look and feel your most beautiful for your special day. This ethos together with her friendly and warm approach has given her a reputation in Bridal and Events
Justine Collins is a leading UK make-up artist and fashion stylist with her work showcased in Perfect Weddings, Bride, You and Your Wedding, Hello and Cosmopolitan and many other mainstream publications.She and her talented team, based in the quintessential Cotswold town of Chipping Campden, offer an exclusive make-up and hair service for brides throughout the country.
We are a family run business based in Warwickshire with a passion for Classic Volkswagens. Beetlebugs have been providing wedding cars for 11 years and have made many a wedding complete with our superb range of vehicles all fully restored to original condition. All cars have been renovated by our team and serviced by our colleagues at Steve Winn Auto Care in Warwick.
Getting married in and around the Cotswolds Looking for totally unique way to get to your wedding? Well, you’ve just found our fabulous, slightly kitsch, vintage Indian Ambassador wedding car. Kushi means happiness in Hindi, and with our beautiful Ambassador, our mission is to make you even happier on your wedding day. Reminiscent of a Morris Minor on the outside, our Kushi Car has both bumpers festooned with flowers and an interior bedecked in rich fabrics of red and gold.
Marquee and Tipi Hire
We turn ordinary spaces into beautiful spaces. Inside. Outside. All year round.Using our expertise in beautiful structures, drapes and furniture we transform any venue of any size into a breath-taking space. We are an award-winning hire company serving private and corporate clients throughout the UK. We are proud to announce our win of the Small Business of the Year 2011 in the Gloucestershire Business Awards.Unique tents for lawns, fields and inside buildings; or stunning event interiors for school halls, marquees, village halls, barns or tractor sheds: create your own Oasis with our linings, drapes, furniture and accessories.
When you hire a Tipi from us, our friendly and professional team are on hand every step of the way. We take pride in ensuring we meet all of our customers. We love to be involved in your plans and making sure your event is just as you want it to be. Regardless of the request, if it be having live penguins in the tipis for a Christmas party or flying the tipis to the top of the Swiss Alps for a birthday party, we are always there to help.
Matthew Brown and Julia Sibun have over 25 years joint experience of organising and running the most wonderful events for their clients.
Our dedicated team are by your side at all times working with you with total professionalism and a sense of humour advising you of all aspects of the organisation and running of your event from start to finish.Clients return time and time again for catering, advice and planning for those all important and special days! A complete planning service for events, parties and weddings is provided and covers all those little details from finding the perfect venue whether it is the magic of a castle, the splendour of a stately home or the intimacy of a tithe barn through to the design of the invitations and finally ensuring that the day runs smoothly without a moment’s worry!
Planned for Perfection is an award winning luxury wedding and events planning company based in the Cotswolds and London, which is owned and run by Jane Ridell, one of the UK’s wedding and events planners. Jane plans, styles and manages beautiful weddings by combining invaluable experience, unique ideas, creative inspiration and impeccable project management, to ensure your perfect wedding.
The Cotswold Tailor is an award winning tailor that takes traditional British Cloths and tailors them with a contemporary twist. This results In unique, elegant designs, that stand out from the usual mass produced clothing on the high street. We emphasise the use of British manufacturers. Our British range of products include: trousers, socks, cufflinks, lambs wool jumpers, ties and all of the cloths used in the jackets.The Cotswold Tailor is pleased to announce that we are now offering a luxury formal hire business, complementing our already popular tailoring service. Hiring formal wear can be an affordable way to attend: weddings, the races or evening events, without having to buy a garment outright.
Vintage Wedding Styling
Penny Lane Vintage Hire
After a long love affair with all things vintage we decided to set up our own vintage hire company in 2011. Over the years, our business has grown and evolved way beyond our expectations. We now have lots of lovely, exciting things to make any wedding, party or event extra amazing. From our ever-growing range of photo booths, our giant letter lights, our props, bar, games and favours, we have everything you could possibly want (we think!)
Hello and welcome to Honey Bees Vintage Teas run by mother and daughter Jenni and Helen. We started collecting vintage china in 2009
for Helen’s wedding and now we cannot stop!
Our beautiful collection of china and accessories will enhance your wedding, christening, tea party or special occasion – bringing a touch of quintessential English country garden to
We are a small family business, and we endeavour to ensure personal customer service.
We specialise in antique and vintage ceramics, silver/silver plate and other interesting, quirky, yet memorable and collectable items.
We have always been “heirloom magpies”.
Based on the edge of the Cotswolds our clients are from the UK and abroad.
Whether you are looking for an affordable household addition or a luxury gift we hope to assist.
We also hire out gorgeous tea sets for a vintage wedding theme.