People We Like

These are people and businesses I collaborate with and work with to provide special workshops and events throughout the year. Please do check their websites out, follow them on Instagram and like them on Facebook, your support is appreciated!

Accommodation
www.battlesteads.com a multi award winning sustainable hotel and restaurant with its very own on-site observatory too!

www.barrasfordarms.co.uk a country pub with rooms, just 10 minutes away on the other side of the river, great food served in 3 different dining rooms and traditional snug bar with roaring log fire with great service and super rooms.

Florists and Co presenters
www.floralquarterweddings.co.uk Owned by amazingly talented Vicky Laffey, she truly understands the importance of using British flowers where possible in her work and co-presents my DIY Wedding Flowers Workshop here at the farm. We also make real natural confetti together too!

Photographers
www.unfurlphotography.co.uk owned by a truly special photographer Gill Haves, owned by a French pointer called Smutley who’s story was that his mother was won and lost in a French bet while she was expecting a litter of puppies. Gill specialises in wedding photography and photoshoots, adores the Northumbrian countryside – the more rural and wild the better, some of Gill’s images are evident on this site.

Restaurants & Event Venues
www.blackfriarsrestaurant.co.uk The most special and amazing restaurant, ancient Banqueting Hall and Parlour bar in the oldest part of Newcastle city, it is the most perfect rustic and atmospheric wedding and event venue in my opinion. Great food, great staff, home to my Newcastle city centre base for my Christmas Door Wreath workshops, I also present 2 Ladies Lunch Club demos in particular the December event is always a sell out! Their Christmas trees are rather good too!

www.dobsonandparnell.co.uk  situated in a stunning building in the old quarter of Newcastle quayside this is such an amazing restaurant, headed up by the super talented chef Troy Terrington – eating here is pure pleasure.

Candle Products
https://brownandcodurham.com/  situated at Hamsterley Mill in Rowlands Gill, Brown & Co. produce lovingly handmade candles, wax melts and reed diffusers offering beautiful fragrances and a sumptuous scent experience for your home. 

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