Our gorgeous Gwen, AKA Maid In Wales, is back to introduce us to her sister Alys’s Bride Tribe!
Meet The Bride Tribe
I have never been a bridesmaid. In fact, despite going to several weddings over the last couple of years, I have never even been closely involved in a bridal party until my own wedding last year.
Unlike my sister, I also haven’t really been to many hen parties before which is a little tricky considering I now have to lead the planning of a very (if not THE most) important one I’ll ever attend. So, no pressure then.
Thankfully, I have the support of a very lovely group of bridesmaids – Alys’ Bride Tribe – to help me through this. They have been super so far, providing lots of ideas and advice whenever I’ve needed it and taken on several different jobs to help share out our early planning.
So I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to them all, as no doubt you will be hearing a lot more about them over the next couple of months:
Sarah T (Trusted Treasurer) – a childhood friend of ours and one of my own bridesmaids. Sarah T has extensive experience as a bridesmaid, having taken on the role several times in the past, and so I will be relying heavily on her knowledge and expertise in this field. She’ll also be holding the purse strings and helping us keep on budget.
Sarah B (Accommodation Hunter) – Sarah is a close friend and ex-housemate of Alys’ from her time at Cardiff University. Sarah has been a great help so far hunting down lots of lovely accommodation options for us and brings her unique experience of Alys in her student days to help us with our planning. Alys is also set to be Sarah’s bridemaid when she gets married in a couple of weeks’ time.
Hannah (Entertainment Coordinator) – is one of our oldest friends (we’ve known each other since we were 5!). Hannah took on the role of entertainment planner and has already come up with several exciting activities to keep Alys entertained throughout her Hen. (She’s also pretty good at maths so I’ll be needing her when it comes to number crunching later on!)
Nina (Dinner and Drinks Director) – Nina grew up just round the corner from us at home in Bwlch and we made friends on the school bus. Nina volunteered to use her extensive knowledge of food and drink to help us plan out some of the best places for us Hen’s to frequent during our weekend away.
So the planning begins! (I’ve even bought myself a brand new Hen Party Planning folder to keep myself organised!).
We are very much looking forward to keeping you up-to-date as our plans progress – the only snag is that to keep the Hen a surprise for Alys, the finer details will need to remain top secret. However I’m sure there will be lots that we’ll be able to share with you as we go along. It’s going to be an interesting ride.