Real Weddings | Beth & Phil


Beth and Phil fell in love with the zen-like beauty of their chosen venue, the Matara Centre near Tetbury, and opted for a natural palette of greens, whites and pale yellows to reflect the wonderful surroundings and “bring the outdoors in”.

The couple got in touch to help plan their U.K. wedding whilst living in Dubai, meaning all communication had to be arranged via email and Skype. Having worked with several couples from oversees, I'm fairly accustomed to not meeting in person until later in the planning process - however I quickly learned that the couple hadn't actually viewed their chosen venue in person either, and had booked it upon recommendation by a family member (eek!) Cue numerous venue visits in the months leading to the wedding to electronically provide walk-through videos, floor plans and visuals to show how each are would be set up on the day. My digital planning suite was invaluable throughout this process, as it allowed Beth and Phil to receive real-time updates (despite the timezone differences), keeping them in the loop each step of the way.

Beth and Phil were a total joy to work with throughout the planning process. From the outset they had a clear vision as to how they wanted the day to look, but needed help logistically bringing everything together to make that vision a reality. They were open to suggestions, and instantly clicked with a number of suppliers I recommended to them. We built a great rapport in the months leading up to the wedding, and I'm honoured to now call Beth a firm friend.

I am super proud of how everything turned out on the day, and I had the fortune of working with some AMAZING suppliers, all of whom were ready to pitch in should the weather throw a spanner in the works! Special thanks to Holly and the team at The Matara Centre for all their support and hard work on the day, and to Sam Gibson for his incredible photography (I still can't keep looking back over these gorgeous images!)

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"I wanted to to say a huge 'Thank you' for all your hard work, advice and support in organising an amazing wedding. I have received so many compliments from attendees with regards to the organisation and smooth running of the day - none of this would have been possible without you, especially considering we were arranging everything from oversees! You are such a pleasure to work with - you got what I was looking for immediately and weren't put off if there was something I didn't go for. In addition, you went over and above with your suggestions - for which I am very grateful. Do stay in touch, take care and thanks again - you're awesome!"


Venue ~ The Matara Centre | Hair & Make Up ~ Bristol Bridal Hair and Make Up | Celebrant ~ Teri Stout | Florals ~ Simply Flowers | Rentals ~ Bisley Hire and Prestige Event Equipment Hire | Band ~ The Hipcats