David James Floristry – 07722 817 175

David James Floristry specialises in stunning floral creations for your wedding, event or occasion. We can create all types of bouquets, pedestals, button holes, corsages and table centres for your special day.

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We can provide any flowers for your design, from contemporary to traditional, we’ll create a floristry package which perfectly suits you, your occasion and your venue. Or if you have something extra special for your occasion in mind, we’ll work with you to create your masterpeice.

Providing bespoke wedding, civil partnership and events floristry across Sussex and the South East.

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David James Floristry works with you to create floral arrangements for your special occasion.  Sourcing only the freshest, and most beautiful flowers, we work our magic to give your special day something different

 David James Floristry – perfect flowers, for every occasion

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David James Floristy is based in Heathfield, East Sussex.  I can arrange to visit you in your home or at the venue at a time to suit you.  We’ll discuss your requirements for your special day and make sure the flowers add that touch of magic.

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Kerry McNair – Wedding Photographer – 07930 357579

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Professional photography to capture your story beautifully

Welcome to Kerry McNair Photography – stunning, stylish, professional photography from a team of lovely ladies who already know your best side.

We love photographing women at their finest moments – we offer wedding photography, boudoir photography, beauty makeover shoots and professional business portraits, all designed to make you look and feel fabulous. Our professional female photographers work across Tunbridge Wells, Kent, London and the South East.

So, are you ready for your close up? You might want to start with our wedding photography rates, our boudoir photography or our beauty makeover shoots.

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Capturing the beauty of your big day

We know how important your wedding day is, and we’d be truly honoured to share it with you. Our experienced female photographers are a quiet, reassuring presence on your big day, and we’ll capture every moment in all its glory.

Take a look at our wedding photography rates and FAQs to find out more. You might also like to see our engagement shoots and boudoir photography.

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You at your most fabulous

Imagine a moment when you felt truly beautiful. Whether it was your wedding day or your first date, no matter if you were wearing an LBD or a pair of jeans – with boudoir photography, that’s the feeling we want to capture. Our professional, stylish service will make you look and feel like a superstar.

Boudoir photography is a sophisticated and intimate gift to share with your partner, whether it’s for a special birthday, to celebrate your marriage or just for fun. Boudoir images are also a beautiful way to celebrate YOU – a shoot can boost your confidence, bring out your beauty and make you feel fabulous.

Our boudoir photo shoots are held in a stylish hotel in Tunbridge Wells. Before the shoot, we’ll sit down with you to talk through your ideas and make sure you’re comfortable with the surroundings. A professional makeup artist will be on hand to bring out your beauty and then it’s time to step into the spotlight!

You can also choose to have your shoot at a local photography studio – in this professional, secure setting you can hire a range of costumes to complement your photos.

For vintage vixens

Go for the Forces Sweetheart look complete with Union Jack and officer’s cap

For girly girls

Create a feminine shoot with delicious cupcakes and delicate tea sets

For burlesque beauties

A sophisticated, stylish and sexy look inspired by stars like Dita von Teese

Keep it simple

Bring along your favourite lingerie and look simply stunning

Take a look at our boudoir photography packages for more information and prices, or contact us to book now.

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Victoria Longhurst – Harpist – 07940 590 628

Create the perfect ambience for your special occasion

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Victoria Longhurst is a professional harpist, available for weddings, corporate functions and special occasions.

Harp music will enhance your day, whether it be for the arrival of your guests, the ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast or a combination tailored specially to your requirements. A full repertoire list and demo CD is available on request, which encompasses classical and traditional, film music, musicals, popular songs and nostalgia.

After graduating from Trinity College of Music with a London University BMus (Hons) degree, Victoria embarked upon a busy and successful career as a freelance harpist.

Victoria has established an enviable reputation as a solo performer in many of the most prestigious hotels in London, including The Ritz, Claridges and The Lanesborough. She has also held afternoon tea residencies at The Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane and The Sheraton Park Tower, Knightsbridge and is regularly invited to perform at The Dorchester, for private parties and events.

She has also played at many famous landmarks from The National Portrait Gallery to The Tower of London as well as on cruise ships for Swan Hellenic and Cunard.

Now based in Tunbridge Wells, Victoria enjoys playing at venues in Kent and Sussex, such as
Penshurst Place, Hotel Du Vin,The Spa Hotel, High Rocks, Combe Bank, Blackstock Barn Hellingly, Marle Place and Gardens.

Boasting a wide and varied repertoire, from Baroque to Broadway, Victoria is much in demand, not least for her natural charm and attractive style.

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During her playing career, Victoria has also taught at Putney High School and Westminster school.

Victoria can offer harp and piano lessons and can teach children to read music, help with preparation towards Grade 5 Theory examination, and provide piano accompaniment for music students in grade examinations.

Victoria is pleased to announce that she will be  teaching the harp at

The Mead School, starting in January 2014.

She is currently teaching both harp and piano from home. A few more teaching places are available; please get in touch if you are interested.

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Cut Above Productions – 01892 862 489/07956 914 305

Cut Above Productions is an innovative video production company that will deliver polished, comprehensive and creative results guaranteed to surpass your expectations.

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We have an unrivalled reputation for excellent customer service and attention to detail.

From small projects to large scale productions we will endeavor
to offer every client an exceptionally high standard of service.

Based in Tunbridge Wells, we offer video production in Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex and Surrey.

Cut Above Productions offer a professional yet friendly personal approach to filming weddings. Based in Tunbridge Wells we offer wedding videography services in Kent, East Sussex and Surrey.

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Our unobtrusive style of filming ensures that we do not get in the way of the proceedings or make guests feel uncomfortable yet we still manage to create a beautifully detailed story of your wedding day. We work hard to give you the best value for money and ensure that you will love the end result.

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We film with two operators as standard. This way we ensure that we do not miss any crucial shots.

What is included >

Filming in High Definition, from the main events of the day and all of the spontaneous, emotional moments in between Cut Above Productions will capture every moment you expect, and even some you don’t.

With no second chances to capture this once-in-a-lifetime moment, you need a professional when it comes to your videographer…one you can trust to be on-time, well dressed, well behaved and professional….Look no further!

We can also offer combined packages of videography and photography – ask us for more details.

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ER Hickmotts – 41 Grove Hill Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1SD – 01892 522 462

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This is their Rolls Royce Silver Wraith LWB Limousine dating from 1st July 1956

Coachbuilder: Park Ward

Power: Adequate

Coolong System 4 Gallons

Engine Oil Capacity 16 Pints

Chassis No: FLW28

Engine No: L27F

Occasion planning from E.R. Hickmott & Son

Over 150 years ago, in 1852, the firm of T.J. Hickmott was founded in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The name was changed to E.R. Hickmott & Son when his son Edward Richard took over and the name has remained the same since. 
 
E.R. Hickmott & Son is now run by Robert Hickmott who qualified and joined the company in 1989 and is now the sixth generation, he hopes his sons will be the seventh. 
 
E.R. Hickmott & Son are situated at 41 Grove Hill Road which they acquired in 1962 and were officially opened by the president of the NAFD, of which Hickmotts are members.

Why choose E.R. Hickmott & Son?


Long established family-run business
Wide range of services offered for every occasion
Friendly, reliable car hire service

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Thus is their Rolls Royce Silver Wraith LWB Limousine

Dated 15th June 1953

Coachbuilder: HJ Mulliner

Straight Six Cylinder 4566cc

Power: Adequate

Cooling System 4 Gallons

Engine Oil Capacity 16 Pints

Chassis No: ALW44

Engine No: L43A

Wedding car hire in Kent by E.R. Hickmott & Son

Since the 1950s we have been hiring out our limousines for weddings – this service continues today and on most weekends our vehicles are dressed in the white ribbons for those happy occasions. We also have Rolls Royces and stretched limousines available for weddings and private hire.
 
All our wedding vehicles come complete with white ribbons and champagne for the bride and groom. If you have any special requirements or enquiries on our classic car hire, please contact us at E.R. Hickmott & Son.

We are wedding day specialists, but regularly provide chauffeured car hire for a wide range of special occasions including christenings, engagement parties, anniversaries and birthday celebrations.

Susie Watson Designs – 15 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent – 01892 516 418

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Create a wedding list full of beautiful, useful gifts

Our handmade collection includes everything you need for your new home from the dinner service, to the home furnishings, to the bed linen and our personalised wedding list service is designed to be easy to use in store and online   

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Our wedding lists customers enjoy:

  • A free consultation with our in-store interiors team
  • A set of gift list cards to send with your invites
  • Gift cards printed with personalised messages from your guests
  • Flexible delivery, choose a time frame that suits you

Plus, as our wedding gift to you…

15% off any un-purchased gifts on your list or additional items you may like to add for up to two months after your delivery date*

*Excludes curtain making and already discounted stock

For more information visit our shop at 15 High Street, Tunbridge Wells or our website www.susiewatsondesigns.co.uk

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Wedding Event Tuesday 9th April to Saturday 13th April

Following last years successful event, this prestigious jewellers is once more working with retailers and businesses from the High Street and surrounding area to bring you a collage of wedding inspiration. No longer just a jeweller, Paynes have an amazing array of giftware in store. With ideas such as sterling silver photograph frames, fine

porcelain from the Zelli Gallery, writing instruments, pewter tankards and cufflinks, you will surely find the perfect gift for your ushers, bridesmaids and guests. There is bridal jewellery from classic cultured pearls to diamonds and moonstones, together with complimentary accessories for the groom, mother-of-the-bride and bridesmaids. You will see something old and something new, perhaps not borrowed but definitely blue.

·         Here you will see exhibits from The Brew House Hotel; the perfect wedding reception venue.

Located close to the High Street, this is a contemporary and luxurious boutique style hotel set amid the

tree lined streets and 18th century architecture of the old town centre. A unique venue for the perfect

intimate and personal occasion with a lovingly created and prepared menu from a talented team of

chefs.

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·         Capturing the beauty of your day is top wedding photographer Kerry McNair who knows how

important your wedding day is. Her experienced team of female photographers are a quiet, reassuring

presence on your big day and will capture every moment in its glory – and don’t forget that boudoir

shoot, ladies!!! AND if you purchase your engagement ring with us you will receive a free engagement

photoshoot worth £300.00.

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·         Brides can look out for amazing gowns hand made by Judy Mott in her studio in Sussex Mews

(behind the Pantiles). Established in 1987, Judy has a collection of gowns that are ready to wear and

made to measure in pure silk. From classic 1950’s inspired designs to contemporary dresses and with

over 70 designs to try on including corset bodices and separate skirts that are interchangeable, you are

sure to find the perfect gown.

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·         Grooms can make sure they look suave and sophisticated, too, by visiting Austin Reed on the High

Street. Book an appointment with the expert fitters – they’ll ensure your suit is exactly as you want it to

be. You’ll feel great in one our beautifully-crafted morning suits, tuxedos, tails, Highland wear, and

luxurious silk-lined waistcoats.

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·         With a diverse range of clients from all walks of life, cultures and backgrounds, SW1 Hair & Beauty

can be sure to make you look your best on your very special day. The salon team is trained to the highest

possible level of client care, creativity and technical ability. With a range of services to choose from, the

team will make you feel comfortable, relaxed and help you to enjoy your wedding with confidence.

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·         Looking for your bridesmaid dresses? Go no further – Sue Hill have created a collection of hand

made flower girl and bridesmaid dresses, all created with the same attention to detail from 100% silk and

silk organza with hand embroidery or lace detail. All dresses are bespoke.

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·         The innovative team of award winning florists at Flowers@colonade will work with the bride in

creating imaginative bridal designs and arrangements, traditionally found only in London florists.

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·         Today’s Mother of the Bride/Groom is a modern woman seeking that chic outfit with a sassy edge.

But knowing what suits and how to get that perfect fit can be a challenge. That’s why La Belle Femme

have a highly skilled team of advisors who will help to find something that suits your style and shape.

They have something for everyone and every budget, including millinery from Nigel Rayment, Victoria

Ann, Richard Designs and Sarah Crozier.

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·         Since the 1950s ER Hickmott have been hiring out limousines for weddings – this service continues

today and on most weekends their vehicles are dressed in the white ribbons for those happy occasions.

Rolls Royce’s and stretched limousines are available for weddings and private hire. You nay even catch a

glimpse of Nellie during the event parked regally outside the shop at 37 High Street, she’s a stunning

Rolls Royce Silver Wraith with the number plate NLY1.

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·         Offering a personalised service that is second to none is Pour Les Femme, who have over 12 year’s

experience in the lingerie industry. Their friendly and trained staff will do everything to help you find

what you are looking for. There are specialist fitters who will measure and fit so that you always have the

perfect size for you.

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·         You only have to look at the range of Zelli Porcelain products and be blown away by what you

discover. Everything at Zelli Porcelain of Royal Tunbridge Wells is an exquisite work of art. Every

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is handmade out of the purest porcelain. Many from over a hundred different moulds that are fettled,

glazed and fired several nail biting times. The diversity on display is simply astounding. A gift for any

occasion.

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·         Would you like help to enhance your image, advise you on what styles and colours suit you the

best, or help in bringing your existing wardrobe up to date? Perhaps you don’t know where to start –

need a practical and stylish capsule wardrobe? Perhaps you’re not sure what is ‘age appropriate’?

Whatever your styling or image requirements are, Lynne Meek at Styling Matters would be delighted to

help you.

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·         The Wedding Dolls are experts at organising dream wedding days. With limited time, deadlines

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lots of decisions to make, planning your wedding can be hard to manage, but don’t let if get difficult.

Their wedding website, mini workshops and wedding planning services offer lots of practical advice  and

help just when you need it most. You’ll be able to pop in and meet The Wedding Dolls between 2pm and

4pm on Saturday 13th April to learn some great secrets about wedding planning and chat through any

wedding worries you have. With some free templates to pick up you’ll be able to make a great start in

creating the wedding you want with the minimum of stress and find out how to add bags of personality to

your big day. The pop-in session gives you the chance to access wedding planning expertise completely

free of charge in a relaxed, fun and friendly way. AND if you purchase a ring during the event you will

receive a free workshop place.

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·         And between 2pm and 4pm you will hear the booming baritone of Mr John Scholey, Tunbridge

Wells’ Town Crier. Dressed in his trademark local purple and gold jacket with tricorne hat proudly

swinging his bell and calling “Oyez oyez oyez!!!”.

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