Free Thinking Floral Designs by Alternative Weddings Manchester

When we started Alternative Weddings Manchester we had no idea that within a year of business, as well as helping people co-ordinate and style a range of unusual wedding venues, we’d also be taking on a whole range of creative flower commissions! California Garden Party,  Medieval Winter, Bahama Beach, Pagan Equinox, Wildflower Charm – these are just some of…

A Bright and Bouncy Wedding at Band on the Wall

It’s not often that our wedding clients become such good friends that they invite us to sit at their top table during their wedding meal, but this was the case with the amazingly generous Andy and Carole, who we have to say, were an absolute dream to work with! Before the big day came all…

Magic in the Woodland for an Alternative Equinox Wedding

We love alternative weddings and we know better than anybody that they come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Our founder Stefanie and her husband Loren’s Equinox Wedding at Cae Mabon in Wales was always going to be out of this world and totally broke the mold!   As some of you may know,…

Carla and Ashley – A Couple of Rum Lovebirds

Carla and Ashley have been with us from the very beginning, at a time when Alternative Weddings Manchester were just starting out and Hope Mill Theatre was first transforming into the award winning theatre it is today. When back when in the Autumn of 2015, Carla and Ashley were on the case.   Our first…

Laura & Nick Coppack – Right About Love

Our fifth wedding of 2017 was Laura and Nick Coppack’s, two people united by a love of music who wanted a wedding that was slick, beautifully presented but completely laid-back and personal. As Nick told us in his wedding speech, this pair met at a Belle and Sebastian tribute night at Manchester’s landmark underground venue…

Non-Religious Weddings – Is a Humanist Ceremony right for you?

Last year Alternative Weddings MCR had the pleasure of observing a few humanist ceremonies during the weddings we planned, and how wonderful they were! So special in fact that our founder Stefanie Fetterman has decided to train as a Humanist Celebrant herself and all being well, from June 2017, she should be fully qualified and accredited to marry…

Recommended by Us :: The Indie Wedding Fair

Have you noticed just how many wedding fairs there are up and down the country? Hundreds, literally hundreds, and sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between them. As busy wedding planners it’s important for us to spend our time wisely and going to every single fair just isn’t an option. We only visit the most interesting and original…

A Woodland Wedding in the heart of Cheshire

As the seasons change and peak wedding season comes to an end, we get to look back over the hectic summer months and see the incredible and unique weddings we’ve been part of. Louise and John Chipperfield’s was our very first outdoor wedding experience and took place in an hidden woodland location in Peover. Collaborating with another brilliant event planner Jojo Crago…

Peaky Blinders meets a Village Fete – An Alternative Wedding of 3-Parts!

July to August has been craaazy busy for Alternative Weddings Manchester and we faced our biggest challenge yet on Fri 5th August – a wedding of three parts! To understand this very special day first you need a bit of background info on the happy couple. John and Sophie are the masterminds behind Manchester’s coolest underground art…