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    Mercure Banbury Whately Hall Wedding Fair

    11:00 amMercure Banbury Whately Hall Horsefair Banbury Cross Banbury Oxon OX16 0AN


    Mercure Banbury Whately Hall Wedding Fair.

    Admission to the fair is free and each bride will receive a free goody bag, with lots of helpful information to help you plan your perfect wedding.

    The fair is open from 11 am to 3 pm, and will give you a great opportunity to meet and chat with some of Banbury’s wedding suppliers.

    Opening times: 11am – 3pm

    Admission: Free


    21 Dresses
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    2 Nights Ya Night Entertainment Co
    Bloomin Events
    Henry's of Banbury
    Emily Fermor Jewellery
    Mary Smith Photography
    S.R.Urwin Weddings
    Studio 67
    Sweet Treat Parties


    Mercure Banbury Whately Hall

    Banbury Cross
    OX16 0AN

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    Wedding service providers - that come recommended.

    From honeymoon experts to photographers, cake makers to boutique caterers, you'll find plenty of local suppliers who can bring your wedding vision to life.

    Vine House Studios.


    Need a photographer for your wedding?

    Then take a look at Vine House Studios. Ivor McCullagh & Becky Moyce are one of the leading wedding photography duo’s in the Banbury area.

    Experienced and trusted wedding photography by Vine House Studios

    View the reviews on Google

    Address: Vine House Studios Heath Farm Swerford Chipping Norton Oxfordshire OX7 4BN


    Phone numbers:
    Studio – 01608 683880
    Becky – 07581 784707
    Ivor – 07791 763329

    Web: www.vinehousestudios.co.uk


    Darren Bedding Photography.


    Looking for wedding photography inspiration?

    Meet Darren Bedding wedding photography.

    Known as the perfect gentleman who takes everything in his stride. With a fast developing reputation of delivering high quality photographs with excellent customer service. Both ensure a reassuring experience.

    Capturing intimate moments enabling couples to relive their beautiful memories for a lifetime to come. This is where your family legacy begins.

    View the reviews on Google

    Darren mainly works throughout Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Berkshire, and the Cotswolds. Although has been contracted to work throughout the UK.

    Address: Prescote Manor in Cropredy Oxfordshire.


    Phone numbers:

    07867 801693

    01295 273108

    Web: www.darrenbeddingphotography.co.uk


    Travel Counsellors Lindsay Aspinall & Dawn Gascoigne.


    Knowledgeable honeymoon experts.

    Specialising in honeymoons, weddings abroad and tailor-made holidays. Whether it's an exotic retreat to distant golden sands or your ultimate adventure trip, simply share your vision of the perfect wedding and honeymoon with us, and we'll make it a reality.

    Whatever your needs, Lindsay & Dawn are here to help you.

    Email: /

    Tel: 07818 000671 or 07824 633865

    Web: www.travelcounsellors.co.uk/lindsay.aspinall / www.travelcounsellors.co.uk/dawn.gascoigne


    Cherish Ceremonies.

    Plage Keller, on Cap d'Antibes wih Cherish-Ceremonies

    For the Wedding Ceremony of your Life …

    Unique and beautiful ceremonies that you will always cherish.

    Judy the Celebrant designs beautiful bespoke weddings ceremonies. Find out why more and more people are choosing Judy as their Celebrant by visiting Judy's reviews

    Judy is based in Warwickshire, but travels worldwide.


    Tel: 07713 278699 or 01926 930393

    Web: www.cherish-ceremonies.co.uk


    Bloomin Events Florists for that independent personal touch.


    Flowers for all occasions …

    Offering a same day delivery service, which we have FREE delivery in Banbury and only a small delivery charge elsewhere.

    Over 21yrs experience. Modern, Classic, Dramatic and Elegant Floral Designs.

    We specialise in Weddings.

    Offering you a home, business or venue consultation at a time that suits you. From large scale venue decoration to the smallest detailing in your bridal bouquet, we will design a package to suit tailored to your unique requirements.

    Visit our website and take a look at our Weddings Galleries.

    Orders can be taken on our website www.bloomin-events.co.uk/

    Tel: 07880 618 899


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    Fresh Wed.

    Fancy a Beautiful Wedding Video?

    Who doesn't want a video as that special keep sake. Fresh Wed - capture your most special day with high attention to detail, quality and production value. Making your memories last forever with our bespoke video service.

    Contact Fresh Wed today

    Email: enquiries@fresh-wed.co.uk

    Tel: 07815 311509

    Web: www.fresh-wed.co.uk


    Sweet Celebrations balloon decorating service.

    Sweet Celebrations. YOUR balloon decorating specialists.

    Sweet Celebrations. YOUR balloon decorating specialists.

    On-site balloon decorating service to suit all occasions as well as supplying top quality Balloons designs for collection.

    Balloons are exciting and add magic to any size of celebration, function or party. They have versatility, movement, colour and tremendous visual impact.

    At Sweet Celebrations we specialise in decorating venues, weddings, parties, christenings, anniversaries proms and corpoarte events from subtle table decorations to elaborate themed decorations to transform you venue.

    Sweet Celebrations only use the highest quality qualatex balloons with a wide choice of colours and designs.

    Balloon clusters starting at £8.00.

    Try our a renowned balloon decorating service.

    For more information or a balloon quote please call us on 01295 269472 or e mail Ken and Jane on

    19-20 Church Lane
    OX16 5LS


    Cakes by Kit.

    Wedding Cakes by Cakes by Kit

    Cakes and cookies for all occasions.

    Traditional celebration, and wedding cakes by Kit.

    Here at Cakes by Kit, I believe in making your cakes look amazing and taste amazing in equal measure!

    I have been using my creativity and baking skills to make delicious cakes for over 20 years.

    I can offer you beautiful and delicious cakes and cookies that are a great centerpiece for every occasion.


    "If you are looking for that perfect cake for your special occasion, look no further than Cakes By Kit. They offer a 5 star service and VIP treatment for all their clients. I would highly recommend them as professional cake makers." Source Google

    See more reviews on Facebook

    Contact Karen at Cakes by Kit


    Tel: 07870 500919

    Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/CakesByKit

    Web: www.cakesbykit.com


    Smillies Cakes & Pops.


    Looking for some inspiring wedding cake ideas?

    Every bride-to-be wants a wedding cakes that looks as good as it tastes, and with Cakes by Smillies Cakes & Pops you can be sure to get the best of both worlds.

    All products are made to order and use only quality ingredients including locally sourced free range eggs and our homemade jam in our filled cakes. Wherever possible Cakes are made within 24 hours of delivery to ensure freshness and allowing you to enjoy them for longer.

    We can offer products to cater for specific dietary requirements such as diabetic, wheat intolerance and dairy free.

    Plus; we offer, Sweetie Treats, Vintage Cart & 3ft Ferris Wheel, popcorn carts, cheese carts, 4ft LOVE, venue decoration including chair covers and much more.

    Tel: 07969 728751

    Web: www.smilliescnp.co.uk

    Facebook Page: Smillies Cakes Pops

    Address: 2 Maple Close Woodford Halse, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 3ND


    Sharon Priscilla Bridal and Occasion Wear.


    Have your dream wedding dress designed and crafted just for YOU!

    At Sharon Priscilla everything is made to the highest quality standards for what we see as possibly the most important clothing purchase you will ever make.

    Sharon Priscilla is a family run business based in the heart of Oxfordshire. Creating bespoke wedding dresses, bridesmaids dresses, occasion wear, veils, tiaras, bridal sash belts and jewellery.

    Booking an appointment is essential;


    Tel: Sharon 07866 742349 or Louise 07834 599865

    Web: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SharonPriscilla

    Address: Crouch Street Banbury OX16 9PP

    Everything to do at Sharon Priscilla is woven around the individual needs to create a truly unique item of clothing.


    Indulgence Boutique Catering.


    Award winning boutique caterers specialising in the creation of sensational menus. Experts in weddings.

    Luxury Weddings.

    Heavenly food presented with impeccable service. Your dedicated Indulgence wedding expert will ensure your day is utter bliss, from the first sip of Champagne to the last crumb of cake.

    A wedding is probably the most important day of two peoples’ lives. There are no rehearsals. Indulgence's professional and talented team combined with their entirely bespoke wedding catering service, will ensure that whether your needs are simple or sumptuous, classic or contemporary, every culinary desire you have for your wedding day will be delivered with passion and meticulous attention to detail.

    For enquiries, please contact us:


    Tel: 01295 690888

    Web: www.indulging.co.uk

    Address: Main Street, Farnborough Banbury OX17 1DZ


    Kevin Merry Horse Draw Carriages.


    Why not make your wedding magical?

    A horse-drawn carriage is the perfect way to arrive at your wedding in style.

    Our original Victorian carriage is drawn by two stunning black Fresian horses and can be decorated to complement your chosen flowers or colour scheme. The carriage can be used open or fully closed, ensuring your occasion is a success, regardless of the weather. This carriage can carry four people.

    We have other horses and carriages, so your entourage can also travel in style – we can tailor our carriages to suit your personal needs.

    Based in Oxfordshire, we offer our services throughout the south of England.

    “The carriage, horses and of course yourself and staff really carried off the elegant and dignified start to our married life we were looking for...” Chris and Emma

    “Thank you so much for being part of our special day. It was a dream come true to have such a beautiful horse and carriage, I felt like a princess!” Jess and Daniel

    For more information about viewings, prices and availability, please do not hesitate to contact Kevin Merry, he will be more than happy to discuss your individual requirements.


    Tel: 07976 219830

    Web: www.kevinmerry.co.uk


    Cherwell Edge Wedding Venue.

    Cherwell Edge Wedding Venue

    Your Wedding day is one of the most important days in your life.

    Here at Cherwell Edge we will play our part in ensuring that it will be one you remember for years to come.

    We have a range of packages however, should you have any specific requests we would be very pleased to try and accommodate you.

    Our Head Chef has put together some wonderful menus for you to choose from.

    Please feel free to discuss these and any other dietary requirements with the Wedding Co-ordinator

    Address: Cherwell Edge Golf Club, Appletree Road, Chacombe, Banbury, Oxford, OX17 2EN, UK

    Phone: 01295 711591


    Web: www.cherwelledge-weddingvenue.co.uk



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Places to visit

  • British Motor Museum. Banbury Road Gaydon Warwickshire. The world’s largest collection of historic British cars www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk
  • Fir Tree Falconry. Located in a spectacular valley north of Banbury on the Warwickshire/Oxfordshire border www.firtreefalconry.co.uk
  • The National Herb Centre. Located on the B4100 just outside Warmington Village, 5 miles north of Banbury and 11 miles south of Warwick www.herbcentre.co.uk
  • Evenley Wood Garden. Evenley Northamptonshire. A privately owned woodland garden – open daily to the public between February and the end of October www.evenleywoodgarden.co.uk
  • Catanger Llamas. Situated on the Northamptonshire/Oxfordshire border. A llama trekking and breeding centre and are not open to the general public – advanced booking is essential to ensure a place on a trek. www.llamatrekking.co.uk


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