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Originally trained in the first vintage hair salon in London in 2009 Amy has developed her style from vintage hair guru to creator of incredible avant-garde creations with hair and make up work featured in Vogue and Topshop. Furthermore she's just launched a range of hair accessories (the woman knows no bounds) and will be bringing them and her pop-up salon(!) to our SS16 fair.
Junk In Love
New kids on the block Junk In Love capture all the English Kitsch that we still have a huge place in our hearts for. Think Liberty prints and deck chairs. But our most favourite feature for hire is their fabulous homage to British'ness - a renovated caravan! which will be there for you to sit in on the day.
Established in 1872, Adnams is best-known as a brewer of beer but did you know about their wine, gin, vodka, whisky or champagnes? Available for your wedding they are a fantastic way to buy local (and really delicious) booze for your wedding, keeping cost low but quality super high and cool.
Brand new and beautiful floral company Ambers Rose are florists and growers of English roses and wild field flowers right here in Norfolk - what could be more romantic? We're proud to welcome them as the first of our NorwichNEXT suppliers - an initiative set up to support up and coming businesses in East Anglia. PLUS you need to know about freeze dried flowers ..
Beth Moseley Photography
In her own words, Beth's style is about "capturing beautiful portraits and adorable moments for awesome individuals, authentically documenting your day as it unfolds." -We wholeheartedly agree - she's very cool.
Buns of Fun
Whether it’s a cake table with Victoria Sponges, cupcakes, scones and brownies, or tray-bakes and flapjacks for a rustic, ‘at home’ or festival feel Buns of Fun have got it covered. Exquisitely and innovatively decorated, even Kirstie Allsopp's a fan!
Clare Butler Photography
Clare's style is beautifully edited, romantic shots that we've fallen in love with. Her approach is to blend in with your guests on the day and let the story tell itself. We love her eye and the dark mood lighting in much of her work which makes for truely stunning images that we are excited to showcase at this fair.
Wonderful Wonky Weddings
Lovely husband and wife team Simon and Rhian devised Wonderful Wonky Weddings after deciding that the only way to get what they really wanted for their own wedding was to do it themselves. They pride themselves on creating wonderful designs with a wonky twist whether that be displayed in hand-drawn quirky artwork or fun informal language. With ranges already available, they also offer a bespoke design service so you can be sure you'll be getting exactly what you want, no matter how weird and wonderful your idea.
The Quarter Workshop
We don't think there's much that is more romantic than making your own wedding bands with your fiancee. The Quarter Workshop specialises in offering one-to-one tuition so that you can craft beautiful, contemporary bands for each other and we love their style. Unique designs are also available to purchase with stones and engraving as well and we are big fans of the simple and elegant style of their designs.
Seahaze Photography is based in Burnham Overy Staithe on the beautiful North Norfolk coast and she has a relaxed approach which makes for really fun images. She shot our SS15 fair and we liked her so much we've got her back for you to meet properly. We think she'd be a lovely addition to anyone's Big Day.
Grace & Fortune
Grace & Fortune hand make all their beautiful and unique accessories in London. A brand new and exquisite contemporary luxury bridal brand for modern brides that we are incredibly pleased to present to our Norfolk Brides for SS16.
Helen Cranmer Floral Design
Contemporary, premium, lush floral arrangements made with love and artistic flair. Norfolk born and bred we are delighted to be introducing this very cool Londoner back to our Norwich brides. As she says herself "let us enrich your day with our floral flourishes" - so beautiful.
The Norfolk Olive Tree Company
As a symbol of hope, peace and abundance olive trees make a meaningful and beautiful focal point for your special day. Personally we're big fans and are very pleased to welcome them back to Norwich again.
Compass Connections are genius because they will save you trawling the internet for the best offers and star ratings - they use their travelling experience to tailor make the perfect holiday for you - honeymoons for every single taste, with exemplary service and zero stress.
Dust With Cocoa
Meringue kisses are still a big fat yes for us and Dust with Cocoa does them best in Norfolk but if it's cake you're here for, she is phenomenal at those too! In her own words, "our Wedding Cakes are vintage inspired. Simple, yet beautiful, made to suit any wedding venue. Choose traditional or unique flavours that can be layered or tiered, piped or naked." yum.
Elegance of Henna
We are exceptionally excited to introduce Elegance of Henna, a brand new business that provides bridal henna that is a fusion of traditional glamour and moderninity. Their designs are exquisite and they will be adorning the hands of our visiting brides on the day. Ladies to watch for sure.
Benjamin Mathers Photography
Ben's style is artistic and downright beautiful. Based in Norfolk and a fan of the countryside Ben also loves to photograph our London couples too. His natural style full of clean and crisp imagery and honest emotional depiction are a unique talent and his enthusiasm is totally endearing. Like he says, "It’s about telling a story. But don’t take my word for it, have a look at my work and if you like it and think we’ll get along then please get in touch."
Wish Heart Designs
Beautiful handmade tiaras and hair accessories, made with vintage heirlooms, pearls and crystals as well as beauties like these copper dipper leaves make Wish Heart Designs a lovely example of vintage for the modern bride.
Norwich School of Beauty
*formerly Jackie Hamilton School of Beauty* we are very pleased to present you with this particular make-over - we think it looks fantastic! Further details to follow with their new website due to launch on 30.1.16 - stay tuned, we predict exciting things.
The Firepit Camp
Voted one of the coolest campsites in the country, The Fire Pit camp is a wedding venue like no other - with a converted double decker bus, incredible warehouse with bar, caravan and vw photobooth plus wrens nest glamping alcove. This is a space like no other for slow cooked banquets, incredible photo ops and dancing under the stars!
Foxglove & Gingersnap
Totally handmade, Foxglove & Gingersnap custom design every dress with every applique and handpainted detail created for total individuality. You won't find these in high street shops, these are dresses designed with the intention of being as unique and tailored to you as your Big Day should be.
Su Owen Designs
Su started as a papercut artist but has evolved her talent for illustration into a fabric pattern designer. We're especially excited about the silk scarves and brooches - a fabulous addition to a bridal outfit, grooms cravat, addition to a button hole or mother-of-the-bride accessory? We personally want to see one as a chic turban in place of a veil for a super-cool bride before the year is out.
Milk & Moss Coffee
We are beyond excited to have the incredibly cool Milk&Moss Coffee as our cafe for SS16 - their food is incredible, there are no brownies like their bourbon biscuit brownies and they always have vegan and GF options - so winners all round. They can also cater for your event so be sure to ask when you're grabbing your coffee on the day.
Maudika Bridal Gowns
Unique and original romantic wedding gowns with a retro romantic spirit, MaudiKa aims to please future brides, by giving them the opportunity to purchase beautiful designs, all handmade, with carefully chosen fabrics. We are obsessed with their lighter-than-air-lace creations - too dreamy for words.
Local, seasonal, laid back catering with a conscience. At Oystercatcher Catering, based in Snettisham, Norfolk, they celebrate the best of Norfolk produce by creating simple, elegantly prepared food available for weddings (obviously) but also small parties or romantic evenings for two - all the options for pre and post wedding fun too!
With a background in jewellery, Flower 30's eye for intricate and exquisite detail sets their floral designs apart. We love their relaxed, trailing bouquets and colour palettes. You're probably going to want a foliage chandelier now too...
Beautiful timeless vintage-style wedding videos by a Norwich based husband and wife team. Made for couples who want to capture the feel of their special day in an artistic, timeless fashion. With an unobtrusive reportage style, Vintage Video use a “magical” f1.2 lens on a full frame DSLR to capture your day in all its glory.
Bespoke wedding stationery, paper name bunting, place settings, guest table plans and of course, commemmorative wedding papercuts, all Seren Papercut's are 100% hand designed and all commissions are hand cut making them incredibly delicate and incredibly special pieces to (carefully) treasure for a lifetime.
We really like the slick, modern look of the tower photobooth used by Pixbeat. We like to represent new design as well as more traditional, vintage styles so if clean lines and all white is more your thing then these are your guys. Plus we'll have a very special MC backdrop for SS16's fair so you can come get a shot of yourselves on the day to take away.
Katie Barnes Creative
A fabulous MUA from Norwich, Katie's relaxed and professional style has been honed over the last decade. Following training in HD airbrushing at 'greasepaint' in London she went on to become a studio manager at Sandra Reynolds Agency which combines her love of styling, hair and make-up design. Katie continues to work in the commercial advertising industry and in her spare time enjoys up-cycling unloved vintage furniture.
Mint & Mustard
Mint&Mustard believe that your wedding stationery should be as beautiful as the wedding day itself, reflecting your unique personality and style; your wedding day is a deeply personal thing, not one size fits all. The concept behind Mint&Mustard is to create show-stopping designs to really delight guests without blowing the whole wedding budget, believing that every couple should be able to afford beautiful wedding stationery. With a range of products that are 100% customisable, you are in complete control of what you spend.
The Little Flower Shop
We adore Samantha's soft colour palettes and 'just picked' style - they are just too romantic for words. Of course this isan't all she does and as your own "personal florist" she will walk you through every step and help create exactly what you want. You can even have a floral workshop for your hen party, to create bespoke pieces with your friends.
Swaffham & Fakenham Florist
Specialists in wedding flowers, this is where S&F Florist's passions lie and wowsers does it show! Although based in Swaffham they travel across East Anglia to supply wedding floral masterpieces. We are obsessed with their autumnal arrangements and their collaborations with The Little Lending Co (who you can also find at the fair) and this arch?! No words.
This might be one of our favourite places in Norfolk! It's a bit bohemian and ecclectic with masses of enchanting and beautiful aspects, we just love their style! They advocate creative, idiosyncratic weddings with a bit of attitude. It's fully licensed so you could be married anywhere in the house, gardens or wooded grounds - you have 11 acres to explore. Just so magical, one picture can't do it justice, have a look at the website, better yet visit in person; it's so, so special.
The Octagon Chapel
For a totally unique, city centre space (yes it really is octagon shaped!) for your ceremony, this is a very special choice. In their own words "We are a growing liberal religious community, welcoming people of all religious faiths and none. We have no dogma or creed, and take inspiration from all religious teachings, as well as from science and the arts."- we think that sounds like a very wonderful place to be. *update* They are also registered for same-sex marriage, which we were thrilled to hear!
The Little Lending Co
Little Lending Co are on the money! This is everything you've seen on Pinterest and more. A rustic/modern styling vibe with masses to hire including macrame backdrops, animal skulls, candles and a bike(!) the result is perfectly delicate and romantic. We are so excited to have her styling our SS16 show and we even heard whispers of a tipi ...
We're pleased to introduce brand new stationary company Strawberry Script to our Norfolk Brides. Cambridge based designer turned illustrator and calligraphy enthusiast Jenny hand draws all of her patterns and has a range of House Collection pieces as well as a fully bespoke service. We particularly like the painterly flowers in the Floral Fancy collection.
Lou Lou Loves
A vintage china and accessories hire company, LouLouLoves are fantastic, affordable suppliers for large numbers. But we're most especially enamoured with their light-up letters which made a huge boom in the 2015 wedding trends and are still high on our list of favourite things.
Helene Millot Furnishings
If you're more 'French Antique' than 'English Kitsch' then Helene Millot is for you. The chicest wedding hire company, we got excited about the cutlery alone! 'Timeless tableware and creative styling', this is pared back elegance with modern touches and we are in love.
Norfolk Bell Tents
Based in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, Norfolk Bell Tents can provide weddings and events all across Norfolk with their beautifully classic tents, suitable for a place to relax, or an alternative honeymoon perhaps. Their aim is to take all the hassle and stress out of putting them up too, so they look after that bit as well. We're looking forward to seeing one at the fair!
Using traditional printing methods to make tactile stationary, Knapp Studios ethos is in sustainability and the beauty in simple, considered design. *website coming soon with further details to follow*
Another brand new business for you - flowers, food, design, hire; Holden Oates does it all with an exquisite eye for aesthetics and a masterful way with all things delicious. This is elegant, bespoke catering to suit the unique requirements of your wedding. We fell in love at first look.
Ellie Gillard Photography
Super stylish wedding photographer Ellie, captures moments like this one with complete ease, making them some of our most favourite wedding shots ever - so elegant and so cool. Every portrait look like a picture from Vogue and we're obsessed with her ability to catch those unexpected emotive seconds of pure magic that weddings are full of and not often caught.
The Vintage VW Experience
This is Ruby, a rare 1967 split screen campervan and she is one of a fleet of chauffeur driven VW's available for hire for your wedding day. As well as campervan's there's 2 Beetles including the beautiful Lottie, a Silver 1979 Karmann Beetle convertible with black interior which we love. There's even a blue Viking available for self-drive hire - honeymoon roadtrip anyone?
Wake Up Little Susie
Keeping us grounded in our vintage roots is one of our favourite ladies, Susie of Wake Up Little Susie who will be bringing a range of kitsch, vintage and oh-so-dreamy lingerie and nightwear - totally perfect for for wedding night fun (or kitsch thank you gifts for Bridesmaids for the night-before sleepover?)
Print to the People
We are so excited to introduce to some of you (though many will already know of) Print to the People, an artist led, social enterprise dedicated to the production and promotion of traditional printmaking processes. They'll be running some workshops at the fair for personalised goodies. Their facilities are open to all and we think printing your own wedding invitations would be a pretty cool thing to do!
Super-cool (and Norwich based!) jewellery company EE combine vintage trinkets and a quirky style for totally unique pieces that include spaceships, dinosaurs and pre-historic stones. Perfect for adding edge to your wedding day outfit, you'll see some of their pieces in our campaign photoshoot for SS16.
The phenomenally impressive Palladian house, Holkham Hall has four luxurious rooms for your wedding ceremony or civil partnership; surrounded by a romantic deer park, lake and woodland with temple and church also available. In fact, here's so much to say about it that we've written a blog post (coming soon!) In the meantime, follow the link and get lost in daydreaming about receptions in grand saloon rooms ...
MYFILM is made up of a small and friendly team of both male and female shooters and editors who are able to draw upon a wealth of commercial and creative experience. Lead by director Natasha who also creates videos for fashion and lifestyle brands, this is slick, professional film making done in a friendly and personable way.
Incredible new company Doughnut Lab have been causing quite the stir around Norwich since starting up just a year ago! With the biggest selection of delicious and decadent flavours you could imagine they are the chicest/coolest doughnuts around and the perfect addition to your wedding day to have instead of (or as well as!) cake *website under construction, see FB page for details*
Sweet Craft Norwich
Brand new business Sweet Craft Norwich is only just about to launch so we're incredibly proud to be introducing them to you. Premium handmade sweets, soft pastries and endless other delicious treats are made here in Norwich, with a strong sense of baking tradition, and a touch of Central European style.
If you're fave date night is film night, or if you just plain love Norwich's fantastic churches then Cinema City is a really cool venue for your nuptials if you ask us. With the Dining Rooms offering fantastic catering, plus some of the most interestingly re-considered and beautifully restored spaces in the heart of the city it's quite hard to beat. Come speak to our on-the-day-neighbours, who'll be skipping across the road to St Andrews to speak about ways in which this space could suit you as a couple.
Botanical & Bloom
Brand new company Botanical and Bloom is a business of two halves. Formed by experienced wedding florist Hannah, 'Botanical' represents beautiful plant lifestyle to bring to your everyday; with succulent and house-plant styling in of-the-moment, handmade concrete planters. And 'Bloom' is all things floral; with 12 years floristry practice and a passion for the exquisite, this is wedding flower magic, inspired by current trends but grounded with traditional skill and flair. *website under construction*
The Wood Kitchen
*update - due to unforeseen (mechanical) circumstances, the lovely Wood Kitchen will not be able to join us this year but we still highly recommend them as a supplier*
The Wood Kitchen is a pop up pizza wagon fitted with a wood fired oven inside a retro Citroen van. Serving wood fired pizza all over Norfolk, they'll be pulling up at St Andrews for us on the 20th. Come meet them outside for a taste of delicious pizza and to talk all things wedding catering with them.
Available to buy or hire, Posh Plants offer a range of trees, shrubs and topiary to style your wedding venue and we love them! Available for outdoor or indoor styling, they're perfect for adding a bit of our favourite thing - greenery! They'll be decorating the stage at this years event so you can see the glory of a 2 meter high palm for yourselves.
The River Kitchen
The River Kitchen is a Cafe/Restaurant located in the heart of the Beautiful Broads in Wroxham with stunning river views. Serving afternoon teas or larger meals that cater for all dietary requirements (veggies, vegans and coeliacs rejoice!) plus china hire and edible wedding favours - there's not much this brand new business can't delivered. We're especially delighted with the personalised macaroons and picnic hampers that can be made up to take with you along the broads.
The Bottom Drawer
Kings Lynn based company The Bottom Drawer offers a (brand new!) bridal boutique with designers, Maids to Measure, House of Mooshki, Charlotte Balbier and Sassi Holford. They are also experts in wedding planning so be sure to check them out at the fair.
Mary Juliet wedding garters are designed and handmade in England.
The luxury collection, which comprises six styles, is a personal interpretation of traditional wedding garter design. Considered with the utmost care, each style has been designed to be original, delicate, and enduring.
They are meticulously sewn to the highest standard, using pure silk or French lace and embellished with pearl beads, Swarovski crystals and silk ribbons. Mary can also offer custom wedding garters which are personally discussed and designed, every one an original and one-off piece.
Maids to Measure
Sure it's your day, but what about your girls? If they're special enough to be a part of it, they deserve super-good dresses too and Maids to Measure have got it covered - we LOVE their new collection especially; sequins ahoy!
The Vintage Wedding Sign Co
You'll know we have a little love affair with light up letters and cinema signs so if you're on our level, then come meet The Vintage Wedding Sign Co who also have more traditional festoon-lights, carnival signs and starlight dancefloors available to hire - something to illuminate everyone's fancy, right?
Frog & Pencil
After handcrafting all the details for her wedding last Summer, Claire believes that wedding stationery should be personal and represent who you are as a couple. They offer your guests a taste of what the big day is going to feel like and from that ethos, Frog & Pencil was born.
Creating whimsical wedding stationery where the lovingly hand painted illustrations become the heart and soul of your design. Choose from a fully bespoke service or a more budget friendly option with her lovely Ready-to-Write invitations. She also paints portraits which make delightful gifts for any occasion.
Kings Arms Coaching Inn
Dating back from 1608, the Kings Arms Coaching Inn, Swaffham, has recently introduced weddings to their repertoire; with several options from the glamour of the Georgian styled Ballroom with its sparkling crystal chandeliers to a lovely little courtyard area; then there is a cocktail bar, restaurant and of course the pub itself. This is a very special place for a vintage, classic or contemporary wedding reception.
Gas & Air Studios
We are delighted to welcome Norwich craftspeople, Gas&Air to the fair, after their fantastic reception at our London show. Makers of bars, tables, benches, heck anything! from wooden pallets; this is rustic, well built furniture available to hire for your day.