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Welcome to the Hampshire Wedding Club Diary

Where you will find all the latest venue open days, wedding fairs and spectacular events.  All especially created by extraordinary Hampshire wedding specialists to help you plan your beautiful wedding day.

January 20th, 2019

Open Day at the Barn

The Barn at Avington has recently been shortlisted for ‘Best New Venue’ by The UK Wedding Awards. Those who know ‘The Barn’ are not surprised. Since its launch in early 2018, the venue has built a reputation for being couple focused, perfect for those who love to be creative and eco-conscious. Set in stunning Hampshire countryside, couples can have their humanist ceremony by the river, canapes in the garden, roast marshmallows under the starry sky and glamp in the luxury hideaway.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Barn, where you can sample delicious food from some of our recommended caterers, enjoy seeing The Barn set up – showcasing local suppliers and view our 5* cottages.

Get in touch to book a 30-minute viewing with Event Manager, Beth, or just come and have a look! Our team will be able to assist you.

Where

The Barn at Avington, Park Farm, Avington, Hampshire, SO21 1BZ

Timings

Join us from 11.30 to 14.00

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March 10th, 2019

Open Day at Hotel Du Vin, Winchester – created by The Hampshire Wedding Club

Hotel du Vin Winchester provides the perfect backdrop for weddings and civil partnerships as you glide elegantly from the ceremony to the celebration and beyond – all orchestrated flawlessly by your own personal wedding planner. Whatever style your dream wedding may be, we’ll ensure the food and drink complement your wedding perfectly, from a five-course wedding breakfast, or a casual and informal buffet, to a completely bespoke dining menu and wine list specifically created for the occasion by our resident Chef and Sommelier. The choice is yours, but whatever you decide, come the big day, we’ll work diligently behind the scenes to make sure everything runs like clockwork.

There is something chic and welcoming about HDV Winchester.  The grande dame of the original capital city,  within earshot of the peels of the landmark cathedral she exudes Queen Anne-style architectural perfection.  The building dating back to 1715, and was lovingly reinvented as a luxurious but informal place to work, rest and play. A stone’s throw away, you have wonderful architecture, historic museums, cobbled streets lined with independent shops and boutiques, theatres, literary events and arts festivals.  A perfect city chic wedding venue, and hosts of our Cafe Sessions.

Simply email us to book a viewing with Event Manager or Manager, or just come and have a look! We will be delighted to help you.

Where

Hotel Du Vin, Southgate Street, Winchester, SO23 9EF

Timings

Join us from 11.30 to 15.30

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Quintessentially Hampshire

We are a community creating for the fun of it, changing habits for the hell of it and inspiring couples because we love it. come inside our wedding industry, Hampshire at its boldest and best.  We are a community working to revolutionise the way brides and couples, see, engage, exist in and trust the wedding industry.

Do you see value in joining a group of like-minded brides and couples? People who inspire each other, and support each other’s wedding hopes and dreams, because creativity is essential to the wedding industry and we want to enable you to invent and imagine within it.  We believe that creating this safe place will allow you to appreciate the truly collaborative nature of the wedding industry and embrace its energy, attention to detail and optimism, as well as it’s spirit and beauty.

Image credit – Cooper Photography

Image credit – Cooper Photography

Immersive, local and bespoke – We are Hampshire

We have created an immersive website with a growing library of inspiration local weddings for reference, future style forecasting articles, as well as bespoke, beautiful and essential social media. We are creating events with you in mind, and blog to support the aspirations of Hampshire brides.

You have done your research, so why not come and meet our suppliers in an informal, friendly, graceful online environment.  We provide exciting opportunities for our community to dream, imagine and create. we are where passion meets professionalism.

Our mission is to help couples plan their perfect day, right here, in our glorious county of Hampshire. Using only the very best local suppliers. Opting to take a bold, progressive approach supporting only Hampshire suppliers, it is a new thing in the wedding industry. It is the perfect way to invest in a local creative wedding industry. An industry deserving of a way to promote itself in a cohesive, and exciting way, ensuring it retains its integrity, individuality and balance.

Couples choose Hampshire for their weddings because of the endless choice of backdrops, from picturesque market towns like Stockbridge to the breathtaking countryside of the New Forest and the opulent historic houses reminiscent of an entirely different era.

Our approach ensures our advice and referrals lead to you being supported by

 Suppliers with personal, valuable and local knowledge and commitment

Suppliers and artisan creatives who already have a wonderful regional network around them. Ensuring their services flow seamlessly and professionally on your special day

Suppliers with an invaluable understanding of their local wedding industry landscape

Suppliers who when they work together are able to relax, and instinctively utilise each other’s strengths. This allows them to do their very best work and enjoy your day alongside you

When you are planning your wedding, we know finding unique, reliable, local and talented suppliers is key, and sometimes a challenge.

So, whether you are creating a lavish country estate occasion or you dream of an intimate chic urban celebration or picture a devastatingly elegant barefoot bohemian beach ceremony, our online community offers inspiration on every page.

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