FROM ONE COUPLE TO ANOTHER: Sarah & Blair
Where did you get married? > Brightons Parish Church and then Norton House Hotel
Would you recommend this venue to others? > Yes we would. The staff at Norton House were brilliant, very attentive and were always available to answer any questions we had. Our event coordinator was very thorough when helping us plan our special day and the duty manager we had on the day made sure everything ran smoothly. The hotel and its grounds are stunning and there are plenty of places for great photographs.
What month did you get married in? > July
How far in advance did you start planning your wedding? > 2 years before.
How did you decide the date of your wedding? > We got available dates from our photographer – Emma Gray because we really wanted her and then matched the venue and church to that date.
What kind of ceremony did you opt for – i.e. religious, humanist etc > We had a religious ceremony.
After you had chosen your date and booked your venue, what was the first thing you booked? > Our photographer and videographer.
Did everything go smoothly with the planning of the wedding or did you come across a few stumbling blocks? > Everything with planning our wedding went smoothly.
If you could do it all again, would you do anything differently? > No we wouldn’t change anything from our wedding.
What 3 tips would you pass on to anyone just starting to plan their own wedding? > Book the big things in advance so you secure them, try and plan as much as you can together with your fiancé because it’s a special day for both of you and try to enjoy the planning, it’s an exciting time.
Who were your favourite 3 wedding suppliers that you used? > Emma Gray Photography, Bruce Taxi Wedding Cars and Olivia Cameron Bridal.
Did you go on honeymoon? If so where did you go? > We went on honeymoon to Mauritius. It was a great place to relax and unwind after the wedding and very luxurious. There was lots to do and the weather was good, even though it was their winter.
Any other comments:
It’s really nice to see all your hard work in planning your wedding come together on the day.
Big thank you to Sarah & Blair for sharing their wedding experiences with us. And it’s such a compliment to hear that someone has chosen their wedding date around my availability xxx