Here are a list of wedding suppliers that have impressed me! 



My favs:

Lemontree photography – I booked Az to photograph my wedding in Poland and all subsequent family portraits – Anna & Toby’s wedding.

Martin Bell Photography – Nice bloke – used to be a ballet dancer too. Recommended at Rhinefield.

Lucylou Photography – Young, arty and very cheerful.


Other great photographers I have seen:

Sarah Elvin

Jacqui Marie

Julia Conway

Beki Young


Ben Goode

jennifer gillam photography

Dan Ackerman


Jo Hicks Flowers – Great florist with some wedding planning tips too!
Main supplier for New Forest Hotels Master Builders & Balmer Lawn.

Exclusively weddings – Wedding floristry – main suppliers for Rhinefield House

Little Lillies – He is not a florist – he is a ‘horticultural sculpturlist’ (or something like that?).
Main suppliers for Careys Manor.

Live music:

Singing waiters: – Piano

Six bearded fish – Great covers band (have a sound and lighting engineer):

Soul, funk & motown – an amazing band

Tailored Entertainment – Brilliant live music agent – Southampton.

Liam White – Buble & Crooner music. He even does his own excellent stuff too!! Awesome.

Event Dancers UK (Vegas showgirls):

Freddie & the Freeloaders – Wicked funk/soul/cover band

Drunk Education Rock, punk & metal covers – seen these guys live a lot and they rock!

Kai Mckenzie –
Get this guy to croon you during the meal, really gets people in the mood for dancing!

Woodsiders Folk & Celidah band

Surprise singers: 



James Ground – “movie-like” production that you’ll treasure for years after your wedding. – as per the name he is literally there all day and often all evening too!!
For the more budget conscious, but the quality is still very good.



Makeup – Frances Moore.


Cakes/other food:

Karens clever cakes – wedding cakes

Coast cakes – Lovely cakes of all shapes and sizes!

Tartufi – luxury wedding cakes:



Mike Judd – Toastmaster – Traditional yet relaxed – main supplier for Rhinefield.


Decor / misc: 

Old Crocks –  lawn games, Ice cream bike & bell tents. Run by a hippy called Alex, great guy.

LED tree hire – great for a cosmopolitan look.

Wessex Events:




Zoe Barker: 

Katheryn Deeley:


Viva Las Vegas – Great casino with exceptional attention to detail – Owner looks like a mafia boss!



Selstar – recommended at rhinefield.

Bridal shops:

Hannah Elizabeth (Botley):

Something old something new (Hythe):



Chris Piercy Magic. Nice bloke great people skills.

Close up magician Roger Lapin – Very good wedding magician. He is not a weirdo, which makes a change!

Dominic Reyes Magic – Great magician and also not weird.

Colin Phillips – Don’t look into his ‘blue’ eyes what ever you do!!



Menswear –

Mark Darcy (we have 2 suits, 3 waistcoats & 3 jackets from them!)

Atares Menswear



Shipseys – Marquee company. Been around since 1926!

Southern Marquees: