Recommended Suppliers List
SWAFFHAM FLORIST LTD
Swaffham and Fakenham Florist is a family run business with Michelle and Megan (sisters) at the helm with support from their parents. They have a passion for flowers and offer a friendly personal service with expert advice when choosing flowers for all occasions. Their greatest passion is for wedding and event floristry, making a couples special day even more perfect with beautiful floral designs, there is nothing better than seeing a couples reaction. Michelle and Megan love keeping up with the trends and trying to keep ahead of ever-changing fashions.
Michelle or Megan: 01760 721726
Daisy’s is a small family run artisan florist based in mid Norfolk, Maria has over 30 years experience of floristry and has specialized in the wedding market for the last 20 years. She has been a florist since the age of 17 when she first started a 5 year apprenticeship, during that time she also qualified with a City and Guilds. She is joined by 3 generations of the family. Daisy’s only use the best quality flowers sourced both locally and from the best growers in Holland, direct to their shop and studio. Daisy’s can offer high quality products designed to your individual needs, and arranged with passion and experience.
DK PHOTOGRAPHY & CINEMATOGRAPHY
James and Tim are both full time wedding photographers based in North Norfolk. They love taking photographs and being able to do so for a living is both rewarding and a privilege. When not photographing weddings or working on images they are out taking photographs, developing new ideas and experimenting with lighting and composition. They work very hard to create stunning images that best showcase the story of your day.
With a candid, relaxed style and an artistic eye, Jessica loves all those exciting, emotional moments. A gaze, a blush… and suddenly ripples of laughter. She is subtly here, there, everywhere, capturing all those beautiful moments. Always with a smile, you won’t help but feel at ease as she photographs the day as it enfolds with lovely, natural images – which will hopefully make your heart melt.
Rob Dodsworth Photography
Based in Norwich, Rob is well known for his candid, documentary approach to telling your wedding story. With a wide range of collections from which to choose, Rob is a friendly professional photographer committed to capturing your day – the smiles, laughter, beauty and emotion – as it happened!
CAPTURE MEDIAMichael and Jaco are a couple of best friends from South Africa who like to crash other people’s weddings while carrying a camera and other heavy gear around and filming everything as they go along. Some people call it work, they just call it “another Saturday night”. They love the way you can capture the emotions of the day like no other through film, and cinematography is the perfect platform to do just that.At Capture Media they are storytellers and they want to tell the story of your wedding day through film. They believe in creating something that is both creative and fun while at the same time displaying elegance and beauty. Something that you can look back at over years to come and that will still bring back all the emotions of the day like it happened yesterday. Come, and let them tell your story…Check out some of their work at www.capturemediaweddings.comContact Details:www.capturemediaweddings.com , firstname.lastname@example.org, Mike: 07985387441 or Jaco: 07511080211
DK PHOTOGRAPHY & CINEMATOGRAPHY
James and Tim are both full time wedding photographers based in North Norfolk, who have recently expanded into the wedding videography market. They love taking photographs and videos of your special day to capture every element and let you re live it for years to come. James and Tim are two lovely gentlemen who will make you feel at ease during your celebrations, they work exceptionally hard to provide you with images and footage to treasure beyond the day itself.
Dust With Cocoa
Dust with cocoa are an award winning wedding cake maker. All of our wedding cakes are completely bespoke, tailored to our customers specific requirements. They are relaxed in style and often described as bohemian, rustic or vintage inspired. We specialise in naked and semi naked wedding cakes and our ruffled wedding cakes are also very popular. Styled with seasonal fresh flowers they make the perfect centerpiece to any wedding. Our posh brownies, meringue kisses and wedding cupcakes also make the perfect addition to any dessert table.
Christophes crepes of Norwich offer freshly made crepes sweet or savoury made right in front of your guests. They are a family run business providing a professional and friendly service, delicious food and great customer service. They can also offer tea and locally roasted coffee from their two vintage Citroen vans and crepe bars that are fully illuminated – a unique experience for your special occasion.
IB The CHIPPY
Ian Betts of IB The Chippy has been in the catering trade for over 20 years, deciding in the summer of 2014 that he wanted to become a mobile business, taking his services to the customer for a more personalized service.This service offers a new twist on a traditional experience and is ideal for any wedding or event. Also keeping the cost low for you yet still using local ingredients to provide high quality produce served with a smile.
Twisted Melon Promotions aim to organise some of the best musical events seen in the area. If you have an idea we can make it a reality. They can provide all varieties of music for all types of events. Discovering some of the best local talents around during their annual KLFM 96.7 Twisted Melon Promotions Battle Of The Bands, they can provide the best entertainment specifically suited to your wishes for your day.
Triston Finnis of Twisted Melon Promotions – 07447075036
NEW LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT
New Level Entertainment is firmly established and accomplished in providing the very best in mobile wedding Discos. With many years of experience in providing the very best service you can be sure of an all round dependable and competent service. Our DJ’s are highly sought after throughout the year. They only provide the highest quality of entertainment for all event types. We also provide the very best in: Chair cover hire, ‘LOVE’ letter hire, Candy cart hire, Venue uplighting, Wireless microphone hire, Online pre event song request system and meal time background music plus loads more.
Reeverberate are a group of classically trained orchestral and chamber musicians based in Norfolk. With a wealth of experience having previously performed for West End shows as well as Theatre and Ballet Companies. As well as participating in film sound tracks, recordings and advertisements and working with famous conductors.
Classical String Quartet and Ceilidh are their specialty and they have played for numerous weddings, celebrations and charity concerts. Offering a mixture of packages they are lively and entertaining and happy to work with brides and grooms to plan the music throughout their special day. With a vast repertoire of well loved classics and more up beat and contemporary music – they have something for all tastes.
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THE NAME’S MENGISTU
Mengistu is an expert at keeping your guests thoroughly entertained and it’s fun for all ages from the great grandchildren to the great grandparents. Draw A Crowd Caricatures is an award-winning caricaturist and an expert at keeping your guests thoroughly entertained. With a wealth of experience, Draw A Crowd has entertained at events for the Olympic Athlete’s Village, Vauxhall, Arcadia Group and more! He draws in the crowd; entertaining all around him as well as the people he sketches, with quick and detailed sketches.
CARRIE O’DONNELL – WEDDING AND EVENT PIANIST
Carrie is a classically trained pianist who specialises in creating the perfect ambience for weddings and events. She offers a bespoke service and will discuss your personal requirements to ensure that the music she plays on your day is personal to you. Her repertoire consists of a variety of styles including romantic, classical and contemporary classical and will create the perfect music for your wedding. She is available to play throughout the wedding ceremony, arrival drinks, during the wedding breakfast, or a variety of these. Please contact Carrie if you’re looking for something unique to make your special day that little bit more special.
VW CAMPERS 4 WEDDINGS
Vw Camper 4 Weddings is focused on providing high quality service and customer satisfaction. Vw Camper 4 Weddings are an award winning local independent company offering unique classic Vw Campers for weddings. From a Chauffeur driven transport service, to Camper photobooth and Camper candybars, they are sure to make your day special. You have the choice of three Campers Olive, Pearl and Jack who would love to be part of your special day.
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Rudds Marquees is a family run business that began in 1990, since then they have become extremely successful and continuously invest in the latest equipment to ensure that your event is spectacular. Well known locally, they have gained our distinct reputation in the way that they handle their clients custom. From the initial planning of the event through to the dismantling of the marquee, you can be assured that every detail is handled in a professional manner. With marquees of all sizes and various styles they can create the perfect setting for your big day.
RAJ TENT HIRE
RAJ Tent Club offers an extensive range of exclusive canopies, marquees, pavilions and luxury tents. All the tents are made by hand in India, using natural materials and employing many different local skills.
They make a pleasing alternative to the standard plastic marquee, creating an evocative setting and showing off a beautiful garden to its best advantage whatever the weather. To compliment the tents they provide a selection of chill out furniture, cushions and soft furnishings, lighting and accessories.
At Raj Tent Club our clients’ wishes and desires are at the forefront of their efforts and their dedicated and professional installation team will do everything they can to make your event as special as possible.
Magical Events Ltd are a family run business based in rural Norfolk and offer Giant Hat Tipis and also luxury Bell Tent hire primarily in Norfolk and Suffolk. They have recently been awarded the ‘Highly Commended’ Marquee Supplier for the East of England in the UK Wedding Industry Awards, so we can guarantee you will not be disappointed. With a great knowledge and experience of the Events industry the team at Magical Events are able to offer you a solution to any event that you are looking to hold. You can rest assured that you are guaranteed a ‘magical’ experience!
Hair and Make Up
Amanda Steed Make Up
Amanda Steed make up is one of the premier Bridal hair and make up stylist in Norfolk and Suffolk. If you are searching for a Wedding Make up artist and hair stylist they would be delighted to help. With over 10 years experience their skills and calm manner will ensure that you look as beautiful and feel as relaxed as possible on your special day.
BRIDAL MAKE UP
“I believe it is so important to look and feel beautiful on your Wedding Day. It is important to look like yourself just a flawless version! That it why at Amanda Steed make up we only use the highest quality cosmetic products all our stylist are professionally trained.”
BRIDAL HAIR STYLIST
“We all know how important it is to have our hair looking right! Never more so than on your Wedding Day. On booking we organise your trial, this is such an important part of the service, ensuring that we get the style just right for you is essential to your happiness and confidence.”
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LITTLE PEA DESIGNS
Little Pea Designs work closely with their couples to create a unique & exclusive range of wedding stationery for your special day. This can include save the dates, invitations, ceremony stationery, seating plans, table number cards, place name cards, menus and more. They are passionate about their products, and their experienced design team will work closely with you, bringing your ideas to life using quality card, papers, ribbons & embellishments. Wow your guests with a taste of what they can expect from your wedding day, through their exclusive designs. Based in Norfolk, they can work with couples all over the UK.
Check out more of Little Pea Designs work here on the UNV Blog
With John Driscoll – Norfolk Toastmaster be reassured that you will have the services of a caring and understanding Professional Wedding Toastmaster working for you in the style you desire for your most special of occasions. Through pre planning and having an intimate knowledge of your event, he will be pleased to carry your ‘worry bag’ for the day to ensure you can relax, safe in the knowledge that you and your guests are in experienced and capable hands.
Duncan William is better known as ‘The Wedding Magician’ and his act is a fusion of close up magic and mind reading. His close up magic is highly commercial and visual and feats include changing a deck of cards to a block of glass or changing a £5 note to £20. However, what makes Duncan’s magic truly unique is his mind reading. Be it unlocking your mobile phone, telling you your star sign or your bank PIN number, these have to be seen to be believed.