Boutique Wedding Fayre: Ivy Bush Hotel, Carmarthen. Sunday 11th October

Date For Your Diary

This Sunday sees the return of the fabulous Boutique Wedding Fayre in the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel Carmarthen, hosted by Emma Phillips Bridal Studio and Blodau Blodwen Flowers. With lots of lovely local Welsh suppliers its a definite date for the diary!

Free Entry & goody bags.


Exhibitors Include:

Emma Phillips Bridal Studio, Blodau Blodwen Flowers, Jackie James, Ivy Bush Royal Hotel, Maria Farrelly Photography, Dyfed Menswear, Pleser Bridal Wear,  White Bride,  Pink Bon Bon Sweet Bar,  Christina’s Chair Covers & Sashes, Pretty Seats and Bows, Hammet House Mansion House, Llansteffan Ltd, Weddings at Carmarthen Golf Club, Georgina Cornock Harpist/Telynores, Truly Madly Deeply, Gemdy Trysor Jewellers, Sharon Thomas, Stefano’s Ice Cream Tricycles, Bethanys Hair Salon, Bethaney Anne Thomas, My Vintage Delights – Ice Cream & Sweet Tricycle Hire, Peter Meredith Photography, The Beauty Barn/S’gubor Harddwch, Perfection by Susan, Make-Up By Nicola, Leah James Makeup Artistry, Jody Amner Make-up Artist, Buddug Thomas, Lyn’s Cake Creations, Cacennau Moethus Cakes, Glyn’s Minibus Hire Top Class Cars & Weddings, Sue’s Truffles, Catrin Ann Singer, and more! xx

Date for your Diary: Wedding Showcase at Sosban Restaurant

Wales’ newest wedding venue Sosban in Llanelli is hosting a Wedding Showcase on the 12th of April. Featuring leading suppliers including our very own Maria Farrelly and an incredible on-the-day competition, it’s an event you won’t want to miss.

Here are all the details.

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Sosban has decided to open it’s door’s to Weddings, with a reputation built as one of Wales’ finest eateries, within beautiful surroundings, it’s sure to be a foodies haven for Weddings.


Situated in a grade II listed building and located on Llanelli’s North Dock, the redeveloped Pump House once provided hydraulic power for the operation of the docks after completion in 1900.
The building has been beautifully restored, with large oak beams running from wall to wall and beautiful handmade chandeliers made from copper pipes, setting off the interior with bright oranges and autumn colours.
Wedding Photography by Owen Howells

Wedding Photography by Owen Howells

Upon entry you notice the bar which has been made from what once was the water tanker, from the original shell of the building.
Wedding Photography by Owen Howells

Wedding Photography by Owen Howells

In order to let everyone know that we’re open for Weddings, we have decided to hold a Wedding Showcase.
The Showcase will be displaying some of Wales’ best suppliers of Wedding must have’s, and will be open to the public with no entry charge. On arrival you will have a glass of complimentary fizz courtesy of Fine Wines Direct Cardiff, and there will be some great Wedding giveaways on the day.
So come along to Sosban, on Llanelli’s North Dock between 12-4pm, on April 12th to meet Wales’ newest Wedding team.
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Sunday 12th April

12 noon -4pm



North Dock


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  • Complimentary fizz courtesy of Fine Wines Direct Cardiff
  • FREE admission
  • Tours of this fabulous wedding venue
  • Leading Welsh exhibitors including Cwtch creator Maria Farrelly Photography
  • On the day COMPETITION to win approx £5000 worth of wedding goodies!

We’ll be there, we hope you will too :)




Wedding Photography by Owen Howells

Wedding Photography by Owen Howells

Wedding Photography by Owen Howells

Wedding Photography by Owen Howells


Date for your Diary: Wedding Fayre at The Grove, Narberth

For those of you that are in search of your perfect wedding venue, why not pay a visit to The Grove on this Sunday afternoon?

You will be greeted with a glass of complimentary bubbly in the luxurious lounges and receive their ‘Grove’ welcome pack. Leading Welsh wedding exhibitors will also be there to showcase their fabulous products.


White Bride will be showcasing this collection

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside, The Grove in Narberth is a truly enchanting setting for your wedding. Surrounded by the tranquillity of our lawns, flower borders and meadows, with stunning views across the Preseli Hills, you are sure to have a day to remember. Pop along to their Spring Wedding Fayre tomorrow afternoon to see for yourself, with fabulous exhibitors such as White Bride and our very own Maria Farrelly – be there or be square!


Sunday 22nd March

12 noon -4pm


The Grove



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  • Complimentary bubbly and welcome pack
  • FREE admission
  • Tours of this fabulous wedding venue
  • Leading Welsh exhibitors

We’ll be there, we hope you will too :)

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Above three images from Sue & Martin’s wedding at The Grove by Maria Farrelly


Date for your Diary: Wedding Fayre at Glanusk with County Marquees

Our friends at County Marquees are joining us today to tell you all about their upcoming wedding fayre at the beautiful Glanusk Estate. 

This will be the second Wedding Fayre at Glanusk with County Marquees. Glanusk provides the perfect backdrop for your special day offering three picturesque marquee sites, bespoke accommodation, a private chapel and a confidential, personalised service. There are a number of features about The Glanusk Estate which will make your wedding day memorable and a wonderful experience not just for yourselves but also your guests. Whether you are having an intimate celebration for 20 or 30 guests, or a larger party, we offer you the perfect backdrop for your special day.

County Marquees will be displaying their brand NEW Traditional Marquee with NEW panoramic windows in the Old Walled Garden.  The marquee will hold over 30 local exhibitors, ready to organise your special day.
Along with the Wedding Fayre, Glanusk are launching their new venue ‘The Glasshouse’ –  a wonderful venue for ceremonies, parties and corporate gatherings. During the day the estate will be holding tours of Penmyarth Church.


29th March
11am – 4pm


Glanusk Estate

The Estate Office

Glanusk Park

Entrance through main gates on the A40



Venue Glanusk
Marquees County Marquees
Cakes Tiers & Tiaras
Hats Alison Tod Hats
Make-up Alex Gallop
Hair Lisa Logan
Make-up & Hair Jess Mac
Conveniences Convenience Company
Catering Mark Sugar Loaf
Catering Purple Carrot
Florist Love Lily
Linen/crockery The Plate People
Vintage crockery Vintage Tea Party Wales
DJ Mark Weller
Photography Anderson Photography
Photography Daniel Moncur-Sime
Stationery White Crafts
Bar Black Dragon Bars
Menswear Extons
Harp Charlotte Poulter
Volin Rhiannon Davies
Bridal Victoria Valentine
Dresses Baroque Boutique
Chocolate Fountain Black Mountain Chocolate 
Cars Prices Cars
Woodwork Yew Turn
Childcare Nannies on the Net
Favours/glassware Cag Rodwell

CWTCHFEST: Sunday 19th April 2015

Here it is! we can finally reveal what we’ve spent months planning. Wales is getting its First Wedding Festival and we are organising it!

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Cwtchfest is Wales’ first wedding festival.

For anyone planning a welsh wedding, be it outdoor, festival, vintage or modern in style, we’ve got it covered!

On Sunday 19th April 2015, a beautiful meadow near Cowbridge will play host to our event. Gates open at 11am and we have a jam-packed day organised. With free onsite parking, our event will feature live music & DJ, workshops for all you DIY brides, An exhibition marquee with over 50 of wales’ finest wedding suppliers (11-4pm), talks from wedding experts, food & drink PLUS lots more.

As the sun goes down, relax and enjoy more live entertainment & DJ, have fun in our photo booth and see our giant LOVE letters, Sounds great doesn’t it?!!

We are thrilled to be collaborating with some of the best wedding companies in Wales to bring you this unique event and we’d love to invite you to join us.

buy tickets here

Where is it taking place?

The lovely people at Bluebell Meadows have given us use of their beautiful meadow in Llancarfan (3 miles from Cowbridge).

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We also have the amazing Cariad Canvas & Wedding tipi providing their Stretch Tents,Tipis, bell tents and festival flags.

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buy tickets here

County Marquees are also on board (hurray!) and they will be providing one of their wonderful marquees to showcase just how fabulous an outdoor wedding can be. They will also house our 50+ wedding exhibitors.

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Live music

The Igency are working with us to provide a variety of live acts to keep you entertained throughout the day and if you happened to watch The Voice last night, we can also confirm Shellyann (from Ilectric) will be performing and yes… you can also book her for your wedding too!


The fabulous wedding planner, Emma from Sylvie & Joan will be managing our workshops and we have some great DIY projects for you to try. Also, in the lead up to the festival, Emma will be our guest blogger, sharing some essential planning advice! emma-butler

How do I buy tickets?

This is a ticket only event and numbers are strictly limited, so be quick!!

click here for tickets

Over the coming weeks we will be revealing more details about this fabulous event and the wonderful businesses working with us. Seriously, there is not going to be another event like this in Wales! Do not miss out. Get your tickets today.

Want to get involved?

If you run a welsh wedding business and would like to book a stand at our festival,  we have a dedicated team handling all exhibitor bookings. Simply email for more information.

If you are are wedding business and would like to come along to socialise with the rest of the welsh wedding industry, you too can buy tickets.

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

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Cwtch Girls

Illustration by Slightly Wobbly Designs