Rock My Wedding Love Our Style!

One of our favourite weddings from last summer has made it into the pages of Rock My Wedding and you can read the full article here! As many of you know Hope Mill Theatre has been our venue of choice for a number of years now and out of the 20+ weddings we plan every year…

A Humanist Wedding Ceremony at Victoria Warehouse on St. Patrick’s Day!

As some of you may know our founder Stefanie Fetterman trained to become a Humanist Celebrant with Humanists UK last year and is now fully accredited to conduct non-religious weddings. This means that she works alongside couples who wish to hold wedding ceremonies in any place they choose – be that a warehouse, a field, a…

One of Our Alternative Weddings made it into Rock ‘n Roll Bride!

This week started off brilliantly here at HQ because we finally got our first wedding on Rock ‘n Roll Brides much celebrated blog! We’re normally not fussed about mainstream magazines (they don’t really speak our language) but this amazing magazine, full of rainbow haired couples, tattooed beauties and quirky couples of all persuasions, shapes and sizes…

Creative Wedding Photography by Nicola Hunter

Your wedding photo-album should be a thing of precious beauty. It should fill you with the same loving buzz that you felt on your wedding day and be both a memento and an heirloom to treasure forever. What better way to make sure that happens than by hiring an artist to be your photographer and…

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…

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…