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Wedding reception gin and vodka cocktail recipes from the Dingle Distillery

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Dingle Original Gin and Dingle Distillery Vodka, the Irish artisan craft spirits, produced in The Dingle Distillery, County Kerry, Ireland both launched earlier this year in the UK, and they've proven to be the key ingredient in some delectable cocktails! 

They include some gin and vodka sharing cocktails, some twists on the classics and some slightly more unique options! ​Equally all could work for a hen party, and the slimline version is ideal for the bride to be who's watching her figure! 

The Dingle Mo-gin-to

Doctor warns of the dangers of using unqualified therapist for dermal fillers

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Following a number of high profile cases, where patients have been left disfigured following dermal fillers, a leading specialist has called for tighter government control on unregulated clinics and therapists.

Dr Christine Cowpland, who runs the CMedical Aesthetic Clinic in Bristol, is pressing for the introduction legislation to safeguard men and women undertaking dermal filler injections. Unlike Botox, which needs a medical prescription to be purchased, dermal fillers are classed as 'medical devices', so in theory, anyone can buy and use them.

Get hitched without a hitch with Maritim Mauritius

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For those looking to get hitched without a hitch, the white sandy beaches and turquoise depths of the Indian Ocean surrounding the island of Mauritius is one of the few places on earth to rightfully claim the mantle of ‘‘paradise’’.

With over 27 years’ experience in delivering bespoke fairy-tale weddings, the 5-star Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius offers specialised multi-lingual staff to provide unparalleled facilities, experiences and service when saying ‘I do’.

5 Crafty Wedding Favours You Can Make

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While your wedding day is a celebration of your love for one another, it’s become customary to shower your guests with a little affection too, in the form of a wedding favour. 

 

Originally introduced at high-society weddings in Europe as a way for the rich to provide their guests with a gift for attending their wedding, they were known as bonbonniere, a box covered in crystal, porcelain or gold, which was encrusted with precious stones. Inside the box were bonbons or other confectionary – which were particularly desirable at the time as sugar was an expensive treat. 

 

Say ‘I DO’ in a room with a view

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BRIDAL couples looking for a room with a view can now say ‘I do’ at one of the UK’s most prestigious venues.

 

BALTIC Gateshead, on the south bank of the River Tyne, is offering three of its most impressive spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

 

And top of the list – quite literally – is its rooftop restaurant Six, which is famous for its panoramic views of Tyneside and its iconic Tyne Bridge.

 

Six can hold wedding breakfasts for up to 120 guests, while its viewing box – overlooking the river - is an ideal setting for smaller ceremonies and canapés receptions.

 

Turn The Tables With Frette’s New Linens

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Whilst every bride wants to look her best on her big day, it’s fair to say that she also wants her reception room to be dressed in its best too.  When it comes to creating the perfect table dressings, brides in the know turn to Frette, purveyors of some of the finest linens in the world for almost 160 years.  Brides who use Frette are in good company too, since their linens have been featured everywhere from the altar of St. Peter’s basilica to the dining car of the Orient Express.

 

Perfect Hair for your big day

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Trichologist Sally-Ann Tarver provides her Top Tips on how to get your hair in perfect shape for the big day.  

Sally-Ann Tarver recommends undertaking a 12 month action plan for planning for the perfect hair day in advance encompassing the following stages:

 

Stage 1 - Ensure your hair is growing well – diet, supplements, laser therapy, stimulants to increase hair growth speed. 

Perrygrove Railway Wedding Venue

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Located in the beautiful Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, Perrygrove is a family tourist attraction set in 22 acres of farmland and natural woodland.

2018 wedding dates are filling up – get in touch now to secure your special day!

At Perrygrove, our narrow-gauge steam engines trundle up and down the railway line giving rides to excited people of all ages, from the very young to grandparents. Our trains are fully enclosed and seat up to 100 people per train whatever the weather. 

What better way to transport your guests along with you in style on your wedding journey?