We are pleased to suggest the following churches and wedding suppliers to help create your perfect occasion.
St. Michael's Church, Whitewell
Distance approx 3.5 miles - 01200 448 278 Contact Mrs Elsie Miller – Administrator
St Hubert's RC Church, Dunsop Bridge
Distance approx 5.5 miles - 01200 448231 Father John Challenor
St.Hubert’s, Dunsop Bridge, lies at the entrance to the beautiful Trough of Bowland. This small but magnificent church was built to the design of Edward Pugin, from, it is believed, the winnings of the racehorse Kettledrum,owned by Col. Towneley, in the 1861 Derby. Until then the Catholics in the Hodder Valley attended Mass in the chapel of Thorneyholme Hall, then the home of the Towneley family and part of their Whitewell Estate. Col. Charles Towneley had the church and the nearby Thorneyholme RC primary school built on land belonging to the estate.
St Helen's Church, Waddington
Distance approx 3 miles - 01200 422481 Revd. John Brocklehurst
The church is in the middle of the picturesque village of Waddington and was built largely between 1899 and 1901 although the oldest part of the church is the tower, this has remained unchanged since 1501.
All Hallows' Church, Mitton
Distance approx 4 miles - 01254 826264 Revd. Gill Mack
There has been a Church at Mitton since the C12th or even earlier. All Hallows' is a medieval church of astounding beauty. It was sensitively re-furbished in the year 2000 and attracts many visitors from far and wide. It was the first Christian church in the Ribble Valley from which the Good News of Jesus spread. It provides a stunning venue for weddings and offers a wide range of worship, traditional and contemporary. It retains many original features in its architecture. All Hallows' is a centre for "Healing Streams" a fresh expression of the life of the Christian Church.
Accrington Register office 0845 0530021
Lottie designs - www.lottiedesigns.com 07974 086362
Wedding Photography by LottieDesigns brings modern imagery with a light hearted approach to your big day. Fine art photography at it’s best, using state of the art photographic equipment and the best digital post production techniques possible. This informal and candid style is the fashionable approach to wedding imagery mirrored by the fine art albums available in our packages. Have a look at the wedding photography page for more details or call our photographer Lottie for a chat on 07974 086362 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 07974 086362 end_of_the_skype_highlighting. Packages start from £500.
Dan Wooton Photography - www.danwoottonphotography.co.uk 07707 952604
Zoie Carter Ingham -www.zoie-photography.com 01200 444410
Jonny Draper - www.jonnydraper.co.uk - 0776 7614686
Jonny Draper is currently one of the North-West's most in demand wedding photographers. He blends those timeless moments, captured throughout the course of the day, with a mix of elegant fine-art photography to show the bride and groom at their very best. His approach is unobtrusive and relaxed and this is evident in the beautiful and atmospheric photographs he produces. Jonny loves spending time developing his relationship with his couples so that, on the day, they are as at ease with him as they are with their own friends and family. His fresh and passionate approach has really set him apart from the crowd in Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and across the whole of the UK.
Lisa Aldersley - www.la-photography.co.uk - 01204 407149
As a wedding photo-journalist, Lisa’s discreet, observant nature and intuitive eye for detail enable her to work barely noticed. From the details of your wedding gown to a quiet glance, you can be sure that the passing details of your day will be captured forever. Lisa likes to tell the whole story of your wedding day so coverage begins with the anticipation and emotion of the bridal preparations to the relaxed celebration of the wedding breakfast, speeches and first dance.
Kent, Photography - www.kent-photography.co.uk - 01200 441393
Dawn and Alan Kent are wedding photographers based in Clitheroe in the beautiful Ribble Valley. We are passionate about image-making, and about wedding photography in particular. Wedding days are very special, but our clients tell us how quickly the day seems to fly by, so it is our aim to make photographs that allow you relive the day again and again with a superb album of memories. We attend every wedding together, so you would have two professional photographers working in an unobtrusive way, constantly focusing on the memories, moments and detail from your special wedding day.
Malvern Wedding Cars - Lancashire & NW Wedding Car Hire - www.malvernweddingcars.co.uk 01257 471755
Lancashire classic Jaguar Hire - www.lancashireclassicjaguarhire.co.uk 07769 587021
Classic wedding carriages - www.classicweddingcarriages.co.uk 01254 813646
For guests and Airport journeys:
Ribble Valley Chauffeur company 0870 1423400
Hi Life Travel Bob Kay 07772 713207
Flower Design – Jane Thompson www.flowerdesign.org.uk - 01253 727722
As you have chosen Browsholme Hall for your wedding venue we know you must have exceptional taste. Therefore, Flower Design would be the perfect choice for your wedding flowers. Flower Design Company, based in Lytham St. Annes, is well known for innovation and exclusive design style as well as the attention to detail which makes an event an extra-special occasion. Our Premium Bridal Flower Service includes bespoke arrangements and provides bouquets and buttonholes for the entire wedding party – all this is tailored to you, your tastes and your dreams.
The Flower Shop – Linda Hardman www.theflower-shop.co.uk - 01200 422435
Flower Shop, one of the UK's leading florists has, developed its reputation for the new and innovative, combining great style with an excellent standard of customer care.
We have in stock not only the widest range of flowers and foliage (fresh & artificial) but also ceramics, unusual gift ware and accessories enabling us to provide a superb gift and design service.
From the largest wedding or corporate event to the smallest bouquet, we will give each order the individual attention it deserves.
Creative Cover Hire - 01772 614461 - www.creativecoverhire.co.uk
Creative Cover Hire is an established company who over the past eight years have built an excellent reputation and name within the whole of the UK. We pride ourselves on our personal one-to-one service and our ability to go that extra mile in making your day one of the most memorable of your life. From our first meeting right up to the big day, we are on hand to discuss your ideas, creating a reception that speaks volumes about you and your personal style. We insist on very high standards of quality, and attention to detail, as every bride and groom would expect.
Vintage Wonderland, Sarah jane Flynn, 07772830091
Clare Turner @ P&J Palmer - 01254 822435 - 07580041509
For stunning wedding hairstyles for the bride, bridesmaids, mother of the bride or family, either at home or in the Whalley salon. Feel free to ring Clare to make an appointment for an informal chat and to discuss styles and ideas for your special day.
Judith Herbert Make up artist - 07768 553769 - firstname.lastname@example.org - www.makeupbyjudith.com
Judith is an experienced professional, independent Make up Artist. Specialising in Wedding and Occasion make up. Whether it is creating glamour or vintage style or enhancing your natural beauty her aim is to give you the look and feel that you desire on your special day.
Jonny cocktail - 07890266438 - www.jonnycocktail.com
Since 2004, jonny cocktail has been providing a sophisticated ,professional and entertaining service to parties and events, adding an extra shot of style to every occasion. Jonny provides all necessary equipment including bars, glassware, highly experienced and sociable staff but most importantly a tailor made cocktail menu exclusive to your event. Tel
Dancefloor Couture - The Wedding DJ Specialists 0800 118 2896
Talented Presenters and Wedding DJs combined with a stylish modern look make for the perfect, memorable night of music and dancing. Add a sparkling star-lit dance floor, elegant lighting and your venue will be transformed into the ultimate party venue. This is about creating YOUR night of entertainment. Our team will work with you to create a memorable and personal party that will leave your guests talking about it for years to come...
Mark Peters Promotions - 0870 8508339
Dancefloor couture - 0800 1182896
Big City Jacks - ww.bigcityjacks.com/band 07817 801 364
The Beat Factor - www.thebeatfactor.com 07825 506166
The Northern Monkeys - www.thenorthernmonkeysband.co.uk 01782 381651
Orto Pilot - www.ortopilot.com
A Few good men - www.afewgoodmen.co.uk
The Deadbeats -www.deadbeatsband.co.uk 0710 971622
Ipso-Facto - www.ipso-facto.co.uk - 07900 828754
Rick Guard's Ipso-Facto is a collective of highly talented musician's. Rick performs as a solo vocalist or with other live musicians from 2-piece up to an 18-piece big band.
The Remedy www.facebook.com/theremedy.hannahandelliott - 01200 425 449/ 07704189816
Hannah and Elliott are a local, up and coming, mellow, acoustic duo who are definitely going higher! The Remedy, who are both 18, “unanimously” won The Reidys Home of Music Talent Competition 2013, playing their own brand of inspiring acoustic music. Described by a local journalist as "tall and skinny and tight and melodic" they play a mixture of self-penned songs and much loved covers from the 60’s up to the present in their own, captivating, “carefully crafted and tasteful” style that is ideal background music to underpin your perfect day; be it in your service, at your reception, during your meal or before the disco.
Catherine Taylor-Dawson - www.catherinetaylordawson.moonfruit.com Mob: + (44) 7960 954 863 Accoustic guitar and soloist
Rick Guard - 07900 828754
Rob Flanagan - 01772 454571
Howard Wing – www.howardwing.co.uk - 01253 872957 - 0785 542080 Howard’s smooth vocals and flawless delivery mean that whether you’re getting married, celebrating a birthday, or looking after your clients, you’ll enjoy a first-class performance from one of the North-West’s leading entertainers. More than just a singer, Howard will interact with your audience as much or as little as you need him to, creating a relaxed and affable atmosphere that everyone will love. As well as his role as a wedding singer or corporate singer, he can act as a compère or toast master.
Cole Page - www.colepage.co.uk
Cole Page is a Manchester-born vocalist with an individual style and soothing voice, perfect for swing music.His ability to negotiate the wonderful songs that he performs and communicate with an audience is second to none, and is what separates him from the rest.
Stephen Bayliss - www.stephenbayliss.co.uk - 01257 276256 - 07808 777967 Corporate entertainment takes confidence and polished ability, and the experience to entertain a group of people with a specific expectation. It requires talent and versatility to entertain on many levels, be it a singing appearance or hosting the whole evening.
Eric Ainsworth - 01200 423166
The Singing Servers – www.occasion.org.uk - 01462 435728
Make your event or wedding that bit more special with the highly acclaimed Singing Servers, who will delight and surprise your guests with an exciting performance from three very talented, professional opera singers-posing as waiters.
Allegro - www.allegrostringquartets.co.uk - 0161 7188824
A string quartet can add the perfect finishing touch to your day, whatever the event. Our musicians are of the highest standard and currently perform with orchestras such as the BBC Philharmonic and the Hallé.
Cezanne Ensemble - www.cezanne-ensemble.co.uk - 01995 601251 - 07859908232
Formed in 1999 and based in the north-west of England, the Cezanne Ensemble is a group of professional musicians providing a high standard of musical entertainment for weddings, parties, corporate events and other celebrations that require live music from a classical string quartet.
Fiona Katie Roberts - 01535 642581
Dynamic, jaw-dropping harpist with a difference.
Fiona Katie plays, designs and builds her own harps as well as composing unique music using influences from Celtic, Flamenco and Latin. She continues to deliver time after time, giving show-stopping, foot-tapping performances at both concerts and festivals across the UK.
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