As a harpist, I have lost count of the number of weddings I have performed at, but it's certainly over 150. While I'm not playing, I get quite nosy about what has been chosen for the day; what is personal to the couple and how they use the traditions of marriage to make the day special for them.
I have been lucky enough to see some really amazing wedding ceremonies and I have gone ahead and compiled my top 5 tips for your wedding ceremony, just to take some stress out of the planning for you...
It's been a while since I've uploaded a recording, and this is the last of the series recorded in summer 2020. There will be more coming!
Coldplay is a true Marmite band although I like to take them on a song-by-song basis. However, I love this song and so do all of you - it's one of my most requested songs for your weddings.
Paradise - we all remember it for the elephant video (or is that just me?) but it's also so much fun to play. This is a beautiful arrangement which works wonderfully for the harp.
Having now been in the midst of Coronavirus tinged times for over 6 months and with an impending potential second wave on its way, I have been reflecting on how I have truly been through these crazy times. Of course, the potential total lack of income, the unknown and the fear have all taken their toll, but I do feel that I have come through 2020 with a little more self-awareness. Perhaps my lessons I have learned during lockdown will help you too?
Although I have lived in Rutland for almost 20 years, it took me a good 17 to get inside Normanton Church, and I have never looked back. Able to hold up to 3 weddings a day, it's no surprise this iconic venue is so popular. Let me give you my reasons why I love Normanton Church Weddings.
Many of you will know that I am in the middle of a fundraising campaign for Dementia UK. My target is £5000 and I am so close! My aim has always been to raise the majority of the money through live music but since lockdown, I have shifted this fundraising online. I am now thrilled to announce the big final push event to get over the £5k mark...
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