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Top Tips for Choosing your Wedding Venue

Are you planning your wedding and struggling to find the perfect wedding venue?  Are you worried about making a decision in case there is a better wedding venue that you have not yet seen?  Don’t worry, this is normal.   Your wedding day is likely to be the most important day of your life so far, […]

Wedding Rules OR Making your wedding your own!

Today’s blog post is all about breaking wedding rules;   more specifically,  it’s about empowering you to incorporate everything that you want to into your wedding day,  even things that are not traditionally “de rigeur”.  Your wedding should be all about you, and if the traditional approach to planning a wedding does not sit comfortably with […]

Marriage Proposal Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Are you ready to take the plunge and become engaged to be married to your partner?  Are you considering proposing on Valentine’s Day?  Here are some proposal ideas you may wish to consider for making the proposal special, unique or simply personalised.  Remember, a marriage proposal will (hopefully) only happen once in your lifetime, so […]

Top Tips for Choosing your Wedding Shoes (and Party Shoes)

  In this feature, we are discussing and advising brides all about wedding shoes with top tips for choosing your wedding footwear.  This feature is also relevant for ladies who are hosting a party or other special celebration. Most brides will devote huge amounts of time and consideration to their wedding dress;  and rightly so.   […]

Surprise 60th Birthday Party at the Dorchester

Ritzy Events was delighted to work with John Paul ODonnell at a surprise 60th birthday party at the Dorchester Hotel in London.  To see photos of this fabulous event, check out JP’s blog post below: https://www.johnpaulodonnell.co.uk/60th-birthday-at-dorchester-hotel-london/

Après Ski Themed Party

  Ritzy Events was delighted when we were asked to design, plan and co-ordinate an après ski themed party to celebrate a 21st birthday. The party took place in a marquee in the grounds of the clients’ home.  The interiors incorporated flat white linings and blue lighting, both uplighters and fairy lights, which created the […]

Wedding Planning and Event Planning for Adverse Weather

Are you planning a wedding or special event during the winter months?  At this time of year, you can expect a most magical and intimate atmosphere….. imagine lots of candles, a roaring log fire, and  a beautiful snowy backdrop to your photographs.  This all sounds idyllic, but a good planner will always advise you to […]

Mandy and Peter’s “Encore Wedding” at Skinners Hall in the City of London

Mandy and Peter were married at Skinners Hall in the City of London in December 2016, on the last Saturday before Christmas. This was an “encore wedding”, by which I mean a second marriage of an older couple. Initially, Mandy and Peter intended to avoid the pomp and ceremony of a traditional wedding day; essentially, […]

Invitations by “U-NAME-IT”

These days is has become the norm to send invitations via the internet with reply functionality built into the process.  Whilst not taking away from the “eco” merits and efficiency of this approach,  in my humble opinion, there is nothing to beat the feeling generated by receiving a beautiful, bespoke, individually addressed invitation into your […]

Are you planning a wedding or other celebration abroad?

Here is a recent feature about weddings in Italy; the journalist, Louisa Shulman, interviewed Michelle Jacobs of Ritzy Events about her experience in planning a celebration abroad. Michelle has the following brief comments to make about  “destination events” (as they are known in the event industry): Aside from the weather, one of the main benefits […]