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…

Clare and Gavin Worrall’s Socialist Shebang

We all know the best things in life are worth waiting for – good food, fine wine, the loves of our lives and of course wedding pictures! Huge thank you to Embee Photography who documented Clare and Gavin Worrall’s wedding and got some really brilliant snaps of the Bride and Groom strutting their stuff around Ancoats. We love it when wedding pictures…

Angela and Phil Vella’s Techno-Rave Wedding

It’s not every day you get approached by a groom-to-be in his 40’s, who wants to plan all aspects of his wedding and finishes your meeting with, and I quote “I want a massive techno rave”, but that’s exactly what happened to me last October. Phil Vella found Hope Mill Theatre just as its current…

We now hire trestle tables too!

After searching for a few months for some rustic looking tables for our wedding clients, and finding nothing but mediocre furniture that usually had to be driven up from the South (adding a hefty whack onto the final quote), we decided to have our own made. We wanted chunky, quality tables that didn’t need to be covered with linen or take…

The Indie Wedding Fair in Sale

We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be taking our beautiful, brand-spanking-new trestle tables to ‘The Indie Wedding Fair’ tomorrow in Sale, organised by Soft Touch Events. This is a very special fair as it’ll take place inside 5 giant teepees, we can’t wait!

Our Top 3 Vendors from Hope Mill’s Alternative Wedding Fayre!

We had a lovely time at Hope Mill’s Alternative Wedding Fayre last week. As well as meeting up with some of our current clients we met lots of new faces and made some exciting connections for 2017. But let’s not beat around the bush, the highlights of the night were meeting the ridiculously talented suppliers bringing…

Alternative Wedding Fayre at Hope Mill – 26th Jan

Tomorrow night in our favourite venue in Manchester  – Hope Mill – we’ll be meeting lots of new faces at the Alternative Wedding Fayre! Hope Mill is the space that we have worked in the most, it’s industrial look but cosy feel is perfect for our kind of celebration and we just love holding weddings here.  …

Helen & Chris Monk’s Wedding at Hope Mill – Ancoats

Well we knew it would be a challenge organising a wedding the day after New Years but by God was it one worth rising to! These pics were taken by photographer Nicola Thompson and a couple of sneaky snaps from one of the guests Danny Rowlands. On New Years day I met Helen and Chris and a team…