Introducing Hannah – Planning Assistant

Sometimes we are so busy planning weddings that we forget that not everyone know’s who is who within the R&F office so today we thought we would introduce you to Hannah, one of our Planning Assistants. “Hi everyone, I’m Hannah and I’ve been part of team R&F as a Planning Assistant since October 2017. The…
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4 Counties Wedding Planner of the Year 2018

After Winning the prestigious 4CWA award last year for our Wedding Planning the idea of making it two years in a row seemed a little far fetched.


Aynhoe Park Wedding – Kim & David

In 2017, I received an email enquiry from Kim and David who were looking for a planner to create their UK destination wedding, they were looking for someone who ‘got them and their crazy ideas’.  Following that email occurred a surreal Skype call with talk of elephants and monkeys and I  knew that this was…
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10 Things to Consider When Booking Your Wedding Band

With a current trend of festival style multi day weddings and having both live music and a DJ becoming a popular choice it soon becomes apparent that there are a large number of bands available each one with their individual sound, style and requirements so how do you choose the best band for you? We…
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Why you should take out wedding insurance

We discuss what wedding insurance is, what it covers, how much it costs as well as some tips on selecting the best wedding insurance policy and what are the risks of an uninsured wedding. The majority of couples will tie the knot this year without wedding insurance. The last time a study was conducted in…
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5 Tips to avoid the ‘cookie cutter’ wedding

OK, if you don’t know, your first question maybe what is a cookie cutter wedding and why would I want to avoid one when planning my wedding? Well firstly a cookie cutter wedding may appeal to you and there is nothing wrong if that’s your style, but if you want your wedding to stand out…
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10 reasons to consider a celebrant wedding

As a Wedding Planner part of my role with any planning service is to guide and advise my couples through many of the decisions they will be making along their planning journey, whilst this can typically be anything from design colour schemes, catering choices to the minor but important logistics of delivering the day it…
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Hair & Makeup, Top Tips – Working with a Planner

We sometimes hear from brides that on the day they felt that their hair and make-up was rushed or made them late to the wedding.  This is not something that generally happens on weddings we have planned or managed, so we thought we would get some insight from Wedding Hair and Make up Specialist Jenny…
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How to choose your Wedding Planning Service’s

Hurrah! You’re engaged, the corks have stopped popping and its now time to get cracking with the wedding planning, but where do you start and how do you know if you need help and if you think you do, what help do you need?  With many levels of wedding planning services available from different sources,…
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Wedding Planners – a Suppliers Perspective

As wedding planners we work with a lot of couples and a lot of different suppliers and have built up many great relationships over the years.  When we undertake full planning we secure all your suppliers from our huge base of tried and trusted suppliers but occasionally when we do On The Day Management or…
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