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Weddings Traditions With Surprising Origins

Many classic wedding traditions have, through the years, changed dramatically from their original meaning or purpose. Bouquets used to be garlic, tin cans on cars were pots and pans and veils kept the bride safe ...

Seven tips for making a memorable wedding speech

Speeches are imperative at weddings. Whether you are a guest of honor, father of the bride, best man or bridesmaid, its a ceremonial must to make a toast for the newlyweds. The purpose of wedding speeches ...

Sandon Hall’s Top 5 Wedding Movies

Weddings are a major theme all over Hollywood, from opening scenes like The Godfather to closing scenes in classics such as The Graduate, weddings have been bursting onto the big screens since the 60’s.   Wedding planning ...

Sandon Hall’s guide to styling your spring wedding

With your spring wedding just around the corner, you’ll no doubt be looking to finalise. But even if you’re made lots of the big location and dining decisions, there’s still time to make the most ...

Best Proposal Videos & Why We Love Them

We love a wedding here at Sandon Hall and we’ve seen a fair few couples walk down the aisle and say “I do”. It’s one of the best moments in these couples’ and their family ...

Sandon Hall shortlisted for award

Sandon Hall has been shortlisted in the category of Best Countryside Venue in the West Midlands Region at the prestigious Wedding Industry Awards, which honour wedding suppliers of all descriptions. Dozens of venues applied but the ...

Drive-In Movie Weekend a great success

Sandon Hall's first Drive-In Movie Weekend was a great success, with audiences enjoying various films over the two days.   Saturday opened with the popular Hotel Transylvania, which was then followed by the all-time family favourite E.T. ...

Five great wedding theme ideas

In our previous post, we spoke about why a wedding theme is important and how a theme can make your special day more personal, coordinated, and even less stressful.   Now the question is how do you ...

Celebrity Weddings of 2014: What made them extra special?

Weddings are always exceptionally well turned out affairs. The union of bride and groom usually takes place among impeccably dressed guests, at stunning locations and with banquets of delicate delights.   But celebrity weddings usually take the ...

Why you need a wedding theme

If you are getting married - congratulations! This is probably one of the most important decisions of your life. But you’re about to face a whole slew of smaller, potentially even more stressful decisions: venue, ...