THE OXFORD WEDDING BLOG

Hey, I’m Philippa. I set up this blog as a go-to place for couples who are getting married in Oxford and it’s surrounding areas. It’s where I share some ace things I’ve come across at weddings, and all the amazing hidden gems I’ve found in and around Oxford.

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WHERE TO START WITH YOUR WEDDING INVITATIONS

WHERE TO START WITH YOUR WEDDING INVITATIONS

Before COVID-19 I caught up with Sarah (in actual person) from Sarah + Maude; an Oxfordshire wedding supplier who designs fine letterpress stationary, to find out more. Why are invites so important? The easy answer is that your wedding invitations let your lovely...

TOP TIPS FROM OXFORD FLORIST – FLOWERS BY KIRSTY

TOP TIPS FROM OXFORD FLORIST – FLOWERS BY KIRSTY

Every wedding I photograph has flowers, some mega styled, others smaller rustic.  Choosing your style, flowers, budget can be a bit of a minefield and so I caught up with the lovely Oxford florist sisters; Flowers by Kirsty, to find out their top ten tips, and what...

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR WEDDING CAKE

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR WEDDING CAKE

Today I'm catching up with Charlene, wedding cake queen and owner of Cherry Tree Cakerie.  I am such a big fan of Charlene's cakes, her style is so unique and she creates the most amazing unconventional designs, some too good to even eat in my opinion!!  She's sharing...

Tips on choosing your wedding band from Ear Candy Oxford

Tips on choosing your wedding band from Ear Candy Oxford

Choosing your wedding band for your wedding can be quite a challenge so I decided to catch up one of the most popular function band in Oxford; Ear Candy.  I pretended I was you (aka getting married) and asked them six questions to help me (aka you) through the...

YARNTON MANOR WEDDING SHOOT

YARNTON MANOR WEDDING SHOOT

When Michelle, the event planner from Yarnton Manor, got in touch to see if I'd be interested in getting involved in a photo shoot at the Manor - I obviously jumped at the chance. Yarnton Manor is a fairly new wedding venue, based in Yarnton, just outside Oxford....

WHAT IS A WEDDING CELEBRANT?

WHAT IS A WEDDING CELEBRANT?

If you're looking to have an alternative wedding ceremony or perhaps you'd like a ceremony on top of a mountain, but marriage restrictions in the UK mean that you can't, you may want to think about hiring a celebrant. I had a catch up with Lynn from Lynn Tierney...

12 Oxford Wedding Venues in the City

12 Oxford Wedding Venues in the City

So you've decided to get married in the city yay!  But with so many Oxford wedding venues where do you start?  In this blog post I've done a little research and found 13 awesome places to get married or hold a reception. It can be a minefield, and there are many...

AN ‘URBAN ROCK’ WEDDING SHOOT AT TAP SOCIAL

AN ‘URBAN ROCK’ WEDDING SHOOT AT TAP SOCIAL

If you are a regular reader of The Oxford Wedding Blog, or of my Instagram feed, you'll know that I'm constantly on the look out for local wedding venues and suppliers, that offer something a bit different in Oxfordshire.  I feel like Oxford can sometimes be a bit low...

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A VINTAGE INSPIRED WEDDING DRESS IN OXFORD?

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A VINTAGE INSPIRED WEDDING DRESS IN OXFORD?

Today I am chatting with  designer Maud from MaudiKa Bridal a wedding dress shop Oxford.  All I can say is I wished she had started this business sooner as this is exactly what I was looking for when I got engaged a couple of years ago.  Too late for me, but I’m so...

WEDDING STYLING

WEDDING STYLING

A chat with... Last week I had a great time meeting up with the lovely Camille from A Little Je Ne Sais Quoi about wedding styling. Camille is a talented event stylist working in and around Oxford. I caught up with her for a coffee and a chat about how to style a...

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

With so many talented wedding photographers out there, when it is time to book one it can feel quite overwhelming.  Here is my guide on how to choose your Oxford wedding photographer,  who is right for you. STYLE Firstly, think about the kind of look you’re after. ...

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