#Cwtchfest2017 Tickets: Mothers Day Flash Sale

Happy Friday Cwtchers!

We hope you have a lovely weekend planned! Whether you’re planning on spoiling your Mum, or you’re getting spoilt, why not treat you both to some #Cwtchfest2017 tickets.

So, to honour our wonderful Mum’s out there, we are having a superb flash sale on #Cwtchfest2017 tickets for this whole weekend, running Friday to Sunday at midnight!

To get your 50% discounted tickets, just click here! Remember to scroll down to the ‘Mothers Day Flash Sale’ tickets!

Held in the beautiful grounds of St Fagans National History Museum, why not treat Mum to afternoon tea at the Pop Up Tea Rooms, Cocktails, a spot of lunch from the many street food options, have a little dance to some of the awesome bands? So many lovely things to do.

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See you there! xx

 

 

Grooms to Be Diaries: The RAF Grooms are on Planning Overload!

Happy Thursday everyone!

Our boys are back, and they’re feeling a little over whelmed! With ten months to go, they’re feeling a little up to their eyes with it all. Over to Mike to full you in…..

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The RAF Grooms are on Planning Overload!

When we first started planning the wedding it started really well, we knew what we wanted and what we didn’t want in our wedding.

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Since then as time continues to dwindle we seem to be behind the drag curve in respects to our timeline. Mostly because I’m away with work;image4and James is currently working six days a week. (The sixth day is his training day in preparation for becoming a Special Constable with Wiltshire Police, as he leaves the RAF in May)

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Our biggest controversy has been the guest list which has been critiqued, shall we say, for the lack of family we invited, as it became clear some family members felt put out by being left out, despite not seeing them for years.

We both have large families, a large circle of friends together and also separate so it was always going to be difficult. We think and hope it is resolved now.

In terms of actual wedding plans we managed to get the majority of it sorted immediately, but being typically gay and influenced by fashion (James mostly!) and very picky (Me!) we would change our minds a lot and still do.

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We were good in booking a band, a florist and the venue with ease. Actually James booked the venue before I even saw it! (Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire) However this guy knows me well and he chose perfectly. It was a castle built to keep the Welsh out for Henry VIII, trouble is it hasn’t worked as James’ family are all Welsh!

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The Florist was a lovely lady who runs the flower shop in town and very competitive prices, so with a massive thanks to my mum and her husband Shaun who have agreed to pay for the flowers, we have lovely array of red and white with touches of blue.

So really it’s the finer details that has been left to be organised which are the finalising the catering for the evening food, the decorations, the wines and the table linen. So if any of your readers have any good knowledge on table linen then let us know please! (We are just wary we don’t want to hire the cloths when they cost the same as buying one (this is the picky side in me!)

Oh and the wedding cake – how can I forget that part?! We aren’t sure yet how we are going to tackle this. Whether it is an actual cake made for us costing hundreds of pounds designed to our every needs, or it is a few M&S fruit and sponge cakes decorated to perfection. But with a 100 invited to the day with further 80 in the evening, we know it has got to be good.

We still have ten months to go, so we are confident we will get the smaller but trickier items squared away in good time. It would be great to see what your other readers and couples have done in terms of wedding cakes and table linen etc.

Don’t worry boys! You will get it sorted! Its can get pretty overwhelming.  Looking forward to hearing more x

#Cwtchfest2017 Spotlight: Pregos Street Food

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Pregos Street Food

The Pregos street food team believe good, honest and tasty food should always be just around the corner, and that is where it all began..

We are passionate about great tasting and exciting food and love what we do, we are also passionate about you enjoying it and as such we will work with you, helping you create a bespoke menu as individual as you are for your event so that it will reflect yours and your guests great taste, with guidance and ideas from us.

The essence of Pregos street food is rooted in the culinary ventures of Portuguese navigators, the flavours are recognised world wide through discoveries and the epic spice trail, Pregos has simply brought it closer to home.

Sit back, enjoy your special moment and allow Pregos to take care of you and your guests.

“Let our passion feed your soul”

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#Cwtchfest2017 Spotlight: Lumi Event Design

Hello lovely Cwtchers

We have another fantastic #Cwtchfest2017 exhibitor here to shout about, the wonderful LUSH List members, Lumi Event Design.  Let me pop them in the spotlight now and let them tell you all about them….

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Lumi Event Design

At Lumi Event Design we like to do things a little differently.  We provide a bespoke wedding design service for our couples and work with them to create the day they’ve always dreamt of.  You’re not like every other couple – so why should your wedding be?
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Our services include full or partial planning, chiavari chair hire, fresh or silk floral design and venue styling to make your day personal to you.

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We want to wow your guests with exquisite details and decorations, whilst working with you and your budget.We also offer calligraphy place names, table numbers and bespoke signage to add that extra personal touch to your day.  At Lumi we pride ourselves on our attention to detail and we truly care about making your event completely perfect.

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Real Wedding: Nicola and Alex by Richard Savage #SaveNicola

Happy Friday everyone!

We have a bit of a different real wedding of you this week.  We’re not talking about what she wore, where they held the wedding, who provided the flowers.  Not that any of those things are wonderful, but today we want you to meet Nicola.

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In 2015, Nicola proudly walked down the aisle to the man of her dreams, Alex and father of her two beautiful children.  Full of hope and promise after fighting cancer for many years, and due to a severe case of septicaemia, Nicola had to have an above the knee amputation in 2011.

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A few months after the wedding Nicola found out that her cancer had returned, this time Doctor’s have diagnosed the cancer as terminal, giving her just 2 years left to live.  Nicola’s treatment options on the NHS have now come to an end.  Nicola’s family and friends are now trying to raise £75,000 for Nicola to receive proton beam therapy abroad to help prolong Nicola’s life (this therapy is not yet available in the UK).

Richard Savage, who shot Nicola‘s wedding, will be donating £25 from every wedding booking we receive this month to the #SaveNicola fund.

We’re asking if you have any amount of money available, no matter how big or small that you could donate to the #SaveNicola  fund, then please do.  Every donation will help Nicola to reach her target!

Nicola is a Mum, a Wife, a Daughter, a Sister and a Friend – Nicola is awesome, and doesn’t deserve to be taken from all the people that love her too soon, please help if you can xXx

DONATE HERE – www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/savenicola

FOLLOW – https://www.facebook.com/savenicola.co.uk/

READ MORE – You can read more about Nicola’s story here and watch recent ITV interviews with Nicola and her family.

www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/mum-diagnosed-bone-cancer-teenager-12460750

www.itv.com/news/wales/2017-01-27/llanelli-mum-nicola-white-is-desperately-campaigning-to-fund-proton-beam-therapy/

http://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/article/world-cancer-day

Lets help Nicola to reach her target…

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