Friday, 1 March 2013

March Madness

Last week I visited the National Wedding Show at London Olympia. It is one of the biggest Wedding Shows in the UK and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting lots of excited Brides to be and made some great new contacts with a number of exhibitors.

I met up with the team from a fabulous new and exclusive Wedding venue - Ocean Kave, near Westwood Ho! in North Devon.  The venue offers bridal couples bespoke Weddings with 5 star accomodation for guests, quirky and stylish marquees, all set in an area of oustanding beauty with endless breathtaking sea views.

It was particularly nice to finally meet Gillian Million, who like me is also based in Teddington. Gillian's stand was packed with Brides, Bridesmaids and Mother's of the Bride all desperate to have a closer look at her beautiful bespoke Headdresses, Veils and jewellery.

I also met up with James Robinson the Founder of Jalloro Weddings. James is a designer and photographer with a difference and I was particularly drawn to his work as it offers brides something a little bit different from the norm and draws on his design background. Jalloro's party trick is to print & deliver memories from your Wedding or Event on the same day.

Photo Booths are now a very popular and current addition to many Weddings, offering immediate and fun and very personal Wedding photos and videos! A number of the Brides I am working with at the moment are including them in their budgets as a must have item!  I met with a couple of Photo Booth Companies at The National Wedding Show including Smiley Booth and Picture Booth and I look forward to working with them in the future.

If you would like to meet up with me to discuss your Wedding, Do Events & Weddings will be one of the exhibitors at the forthcoming Buckinghamshire Wedding Show on Sunday 10th March 2013.  The Wedding Fair is taking place between 11am and 3.30pm at the beautiful Pinewood Studios Venue, Heatherden House, Pinewood Road, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH.

We will be offering a 25% discount on our Wedding Planning Services including our Full & Bespoke Wedding Consultancy and our On the Day Wedding Services to all Brides to be who attend the Heatherden House Wedding Fair.

If you would like to feature in Do Weekly, please contact Caroline Doughty Smith today on 07711 628703 or email


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Caroline launched Do Events Limited in 2010 after gaining her events experience whilst working for a number of high profile UK arts and media organisations, including the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Royal Society of Arts and D&AD. She has also worked for Deloitte Consulting, Reuters and has several years of experience of the charity sector. In addition, Caroline is an experienced sales and marketing professional and her personal clients include: Credit Suisse, BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Lehman Brothers, Barclays, Diageo and Sony BMG. Over the last 8 years, Caroline has organised large scale Corporate Events, Dinners, VIP Receptions, Product & Press Launches and Fundraising Events. In addition, Caroline has worked for many Private clients organising large and small scale parties, birthday celebrations, anniversary events and intimate dinner parties. Caroline particularly enjoys working with couples to plan their Wedding Day, working with them to create a special and unique day.