Cherish Wedding Planning was launched in 2008 by Zoe Mckeown and specialises in marquee weddings. "Expert wedding planning so that you can enjoy the planning process and Cherish every moment"

Original Art from your wedding day

This is an idea from the artist Dave Crocker, who paints your venue as your wedding is taking place and then uploads a time-lapse video that can be shown later on the day. http://www.davecrocker.co.uk/wedding-commissions/ Read More...

Congratulations to Lucy and Ed – 2nd July 2016

Congratulations to the now, Mr and Mrs Tucker for organising a lovely wedding and letting me help support you on the day. It was a beautiful setting and had a really personal touch thanks to all your preparations. The ‘on the day’ set up was a pleasure and your friends/wedding Read More...

Could your home be the perfect wedding venue?

Have you been looking for the perfect venue? Ever considered your garden or a families garden? We specialise in marquee weddings and often when we first meet couples they are unsure if the small space they have will be sufficient or they have an idea of a reception at home Read More...

Choosing a wedding photographer

Brides magazine has a great blog, it is worth subscribing to if you are getting married. This week they had an article about finding the right wedding photographer, which has some good points to consider.Brides magazine – finding the right photographer If you would like more advice or support finding the Read More...

How to make your wedding day memorable for everyone

I often ask the couples I work with to write down 5 things you remember from weddings you have attended, the good and the bad. It is often a surprising list, what sticks in our mind as a guest is a very interesting mix of the elements that often the Read More...

Cambridge bespoke wedding stationery

I have recently been introduced to Strawberry script who specialise in illustrated wedding stationery –  www.strawberryscript.co.uk. All their designs are drawn by hand and they work on a one-to-one basis with brides and grooms to offer something a little bit different that captures each couple’s style and personality. It is a totally Read More...

Wedding trends for 2016

If you are getting married this year here are some tips for the trends you can expect to see. This International wedding trend report is a great view of what will be popular this year and some new ideas for you to consider and draw inspiration from. http://www.weddingacademylive.com/wedding-trend-registration/Here are some of things Read More...

Happy New Year – 2016 Wedding!

If you want to chat about how a wedding planner can help you plan your dream wedding, please do email me on zoe@cherishweddingplanning.co.uk Read More...

Wedding Cakes

There are so many different styles of wedding cake these days, just about anything goes. Some of my favourites are Peggy Porschen cakes, love her shop too in Belgravia. For those who don’t have the budget for her bespoke designs £2500, she has some classics you can order from her wedding Read More...

Arrival Drinks for the wedding reception

After the ceremony the arrival drinks will be the first taste, quite literally, for how the rest of the day will unfold. So it is the best time to make the guests feel treated and refreshed as they are greeted. Here are some summer trends for 2016, champagne and a straw Read More...

2015 Emmy awards

Just a quick post to share with you my favourite outfit of the night – January Jones. Love the colour, fit, styling and so wearable for all occasions.Read More...

Quirky Bars

I hope everyone enjoyed their bank holiday weekend, and had plenty of time to consider those wedding planning details. If you are looking for something a bit unique and fun to match a theme, then this company could be worth a call. http://www.quirkybars.co.uk/They provide a pop up bar/cocktail service that guests Read More...

Lighting your wedding

Another trend that keeps emerging in 2015, is the dining tables used at the wedding reception and its presentation/decoration. The use of lightbulbs hanging over the table is now commonly used. This is a perfect way to light your guests table dimly for a nice evening glow atmosphere. Also, not Read More...

Wooden wedding invites

I have just sourced these unusual invites for a couple getting married next year and thought I would share the link. Eaton Stationery have a range of designs, and they are a modern twist for a garden party wedding. http://eatonstationery.com/florence-wooden-wedding-invite/4579007616If you are looking for the perfect invites, venue, cake maker etc Read More...

Flipbook photo booths

Been to lots of events and seen photo booths? Like the idea but want a new twist?……. flip book video creations and slow motion capture are fun alternatives. http://www.alittlescene.com/services/flip-books/They also provide the guests with a fun momento of the day. Read More...

Fun wedding catering idea in Cambridge

This week we have been emailed by a new venture – “We would like to introduce Provenance Wood Fired Kitchen for hire. We trade from a 1967 American Airstream trailer based at The Three horseshoes restaurant in Madingley Cambridge. We have a fully operational kitchen with wood burning oven installed in Read More...

Wedding day glitz and glamour

Gold and sequins are really popular this year and there are so many options available to brides who are wanting this look. There are some great hire companies offering fabulous accessories and fashion is certainly offering more sparkle too.  Why not start with glittering confetti and end on a sparkle bomb Read More...

Hengrave hall was host to Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan''s wedding

Hengrave hall is a great venue and not far from Cambridge in Bury St Edmunds. I totally understand why Mark Wright and  Michelle Keegan got married there. A couple I worked with 3 years ago chose it as their venue after I sourced it for them and they loved every minute of Read More...

Geri Halliwell weds in a traditional ceremony

Just a quick post to say how much I enjoyed following the traditional, low key wedding of Geri Halliwell. She looked classy and elegant in her lace Phillipa Lepley gown with her daughter as flower girl. She chose gorgeous pastel English garden blooms and had a church ceremony followed by an afternoon reception. Read More...