Gold & Glamour by Something Blue Weddings

When Gemma Sutton asked me to be part of this Gold & Glamour styled wedding photoshoot at Botley’s Mansion I was delighted. It was the most incredible shoot to work on with some of London’s top wedding professionals. My brief was to create a glamorous gold tablescape for the shoot. A gold wedding can be…

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Many thanks to Ananya Cards – WPE 15

Continuing our series of thank you posts to speakers and contributors to Wedding Planning Excellence 2015, today  we would like to extend our gratitude to the wonderful Vaishali Shah of Ananya Cards who designed and created all the stationery for the seminar. From our delegate badges on arrival, through the agenda for the two days and…

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WPE 2015 – supplier gratitude

Since our fabulous Wedding Planning Excellence Seminar a few weeks back, we have been gradually thanking our speakers and will continue so to do. We wanted, however, to start thanking Millbridge Court, our superb hosts, and some of our other suppliers. Here’s what one of our members, Elisabetta of Linen and Silk, had to say…

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WPE Partner Focus

Last week saw the return of the Wedding Planning Excellence seminar (WPE 2015) for the 5th time.  Held over 2 days at Millbridge Court in Surrey, WPE 2015 gave wedding planners the opportunity to learn from a variety of inspirational speakers and network with like-minded planners. The seminar proved to be a huge success and…

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Midlands Mix & Mingle Event 2015

We had a fabulous evening for the Midlands Mix and Mingle last week with over 40 wedding industry colleagues attending. Thank you to everyone who helped to make the event such a success. Special thanks to Gemma Gent and the events team at the National Space Centre, our hosts for the evening, who provided the fabulous space cocktails and delicious canapes…

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The 2015 London Mix & Mingle Event

It was fantastic to see such an amazing turnout for the UKAWP London Mix and Mingle last Wednesday. Thank you so much for joining us to celebrate the end of the 2015 wedding season. Over 120 wedding planners and wedding industry experts ‘mixed and mingled’ with us for a night of food, drinks, fun and…

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London Mix & Mingle 2015

This year we are pleased to confirm that the London UKAWP social event, the Mix and Mingle party, will be held on Wednesday 30th September at Altitude 360, an amazing and modern venue with breathtaking views over the city and the river. We are really pleased to let you know that this year event will…

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Midlands Mix & Mingle 2015

We’re thrilled to announce this year’s Mix and Mingle event in the Midlands will be held on Wednesday 14th October at the National Space Centre in Leicester from 7pm until 9pm.   For those of you who have never attended one of our ‘Mix & Mingle’ events these are entirely social and simply a chance to relax…

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Wedding Coffee Club

We are conscious that the Summer is a crazy time for our industry, but even during the mad times, working in the wedding industry can be isolating. There are days when we want to meet fellow wedding professionals just to talk through the lows and highs of being in this fast paced industry. Of course…

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The Benefits of UKAWP Membership

Why apply for Membership? The wedding industry is not only unregulated but it also attracts hundreds of new businesses every year. In order to become and remain competitive you need find ways of demonstrating your professionalism and commitment to providing excellent service. One way you can do this is to join our ever increasing member…

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