Blog

Sheraine from the fabulous Accordi String Quartet’s tips on booking live music for your ceremony

So you’ve booked the wedding venue, the caterer has been selected, cakes have been sampled and designed, the wedding outfits have been tried on and you’ve said “yes to the dress”, the guest list has been drawn up, the honeymoon has been booked, now it’s time to turn your attention to the content of the … Continue reading “Sheraine from the fabulous Accordi String Quartet’s tips on booking live music for your ceremony”

Read More...

Wedding cakes with Harry Batten

Friend of the Ravenswood, Harry Batten, is a talented cake maker who we have welcomed to weddings here. He has offered his advice on what to take into consideration when deciding on your wedding cake – ‘The cake is probably the final thing you should consider when planning your day since the style of the … Continue reading “Wedding cakes with Harry Batten”

Read More...

Wedding Photography with Matt Harris

We have had the pleasure of having Matt Harris photograph weddings here at The Ravenswood, and we know just how much he loves the dance floor! So it’s only right that his feature is about the importance of capturing a good party – ‘“Do you stay until the first dance?” This is a question I … Continue reading “Wedding Photography with Matt Harris”

Read More...

Makeup tips from Friend of The Ravenswood, Emma Ollif

Friend of The Ravenswood, Emma Ollif, is a makeup artist who we have had the pleasure of working with many times. She has taken some time out of her busy schedule to give us her top tips for wedding day make up – ‘One of the main concerns I hear from brides-to-be is whether their … Continue reading “Makeup tips from Friend of The Ravenswood, Emma Ollif”

Read More...

Marry on a Wednesday, the best day of all!

In today’s world, we seem to think that Saturday is THE day to get married, but why? An old folk song tells us that the superstition used to be that to get married on a Saturday was the least favourite day of the week! In fact, it actually suggests that a wedding should take place … Continue reading “Marry on a Wednesday, the best day of all!”

Read More...

Winter Wedding Inspiration

So you’ve booked your dream venue for a beautiful winter date, you’re looking forward to transforming the space into a dreamy winter wonderland – but where do you start, how do you decide what theme to go for? Here are our favourite options! Cosy & Rustic This theme works really well at a venue with … Continue reading “Winter Wedding Inspiration”

Read More...

Summer Weddings at The Ravenswood written by Claire of Woodland Hill Photography

Claire of Woodland Hill Photography took some time out of her very busy schedule to write us a blog post about a wedding that she recently photographed here at The Ravenswood. It was a very special day captured in such a beautiful way – ‘Summer Weddings at The Ravenswood – A West Sussex Wedding Venue … Continue reading “Summer Weddings at The Ravenswood written by Claire of Woodland Hill Photography”

Read More...

Five reasons to book a premium wedding band with Tailored Entertainment

Here at The Ravenswood we play host to all sorts of entertainment to keep your guests entertained throughout the big day. Whether it’s a band, DJ, singing waiters or even a tribute act, everyone has something special in mind. Tailored Event Entertainment, who are Friends of The Ravenswood, specialise in premium bands and have put … Continue reading “Five reasons to book a premium wedding band with Tailored Entertainment”

Read More...