Digital Wedding Planners

Digital Wedding Planners: Are They Any Good?

In this day and age, there is an app for everything – even planning your wedding. Just as real life wedding planners who act as consultants and help with all the arrangements find themselves increasingly in demand, so the market for wedding planning websites and mobile apps is booming too.

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Wedding Insurance

Wedding Insurance: What Is It, And Do I Need It?

For years now we’ve all been used to stories about the cost of living rising, the economy being stagnant and households everywhere having to watch the pennies carefully as income growth stalls. But one thing that people are definitely not afraid to splash out on is a quality wedding.

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Wedding Planner

Five Signs You Would Benefit From A Wedding Planner

There is no doubt about it, planning a wedding is a huge undertaking. When you are talking about creating the most memorable day of your life, spending thousands of pounds on a celebration that could involve hundreds of people, it is easy to see why people find the prospect daunting.

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Wedding Checklist

Planning the Big Day: What You Need to Do and When

Planning a wedding is one of the most exciting times of your life. From the moment the question is popped and the answer is positive, thoughts of that magical special day add a new purpose to a relationship, bonding the happy couple even closer together.

But it can also be quite daunting. Venue, catering, dress, rings, wedding party, vows, transportation, invites, entertainment, decor – the list of things to organise just goes on and on.

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Christmas Weddings

Christmas Weddings: Why They’re a Hidden Gem

As the festive season gets into full swing, you probably have a series of social engagements booked in – works parties, family get-together, Christmas lunch and New Year celebrations. There is also the outside chance you may have been invited to a wedding over the holiday season.

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Classes at The Colony

Classes At The Colony


Feel the burn and get fit in style at The Colony HQ.

With a hot new fitness programme running Monday – Friday choose between focusing your body and mind before work with a Yoga session or working up a sweat and destressing from the day with an intense MetaFit Class.

Available to Members & Non Members

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Wedding Cakes or Cheesecakes: Which is Better?

It has to be said, the traditional wedding fruit cake is a little bit Marmite – some people absolutely love it, others cannot stand the stuff and have no interest in taking home a piece whenever they go to a wedding.

If you and your betrothed fall into the latter category, you will probably be thinking about an alternative for your wedding cake – regardless of custom, who wants a cake that they don’t like at their own wedding?

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Perfect Birthday Party

Planning the Perfect Birthday Party

Remember birthday parties? If you have young children they are no doubt a staple part of your weekend social life. But what about your own? When was the last time you had one?

As we reach adulthood, the once-annual ritual of party hats, pass the parcel and cake is something we tend to leave behind, to be revisited perhaps once every five or 10 years for those big milestone birthdays. Even then, we tend not to bother with the pass the parcel and hats anymore.

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Outdoor Wedding

How to Pull Off the Perfect Outdoor Wedding

Deciding on the venue is arguably the biggest decision you will have to make when planning your wedding. Most couples have a clear vision in mind of what they want from their dream location and invest considerable time seeing out the right amounts of romance, heritage or contemporary style to suit their tastes.

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