The Wedding Collection: Final Supplier Announcement!
We have that Friday feeling at the Duke as we count down to the Duke Wedding Collection: Live! We are delighted to announce our fourth and final list of super suppliers that you can look forward to meeting on Sunday!
Top reasons to attend – we have several special offers, including a £100.00 discount from Megs Photos for the first 10 couples to book their photography, click here for more details. There is a chance to get pampered – from hair and make up to a massage and we have several suppliers who have created a brand new range especially for the show!! The Duke Wedding Collection: Live will allow you to meet over 45 fantastic suppliers covering every element of your wedding and hopefully some fun ideas that you hadn’t even considered! Plus of course there is our creative catwalk that will be showcasing different suppliers all day and building up to the main show at 2.30pm. You’ll receive a free G&T on arrival from the wonderful Plymouth Gin. It is a must for every couple who are getting married! All of this and it is FREE ENTRY!
First up we are thrilled to be working with the team at Drakes Jewellers, if you didn’t catch there #justbeacuase campaign you should take a look here for some fab moments.
Drakes Jewellers was founded back in 1950 by the late Harry Hirshman. Since then Drakes has taken a variety of prominent locations around Plymouth City Centre before relocating to Drake Circus in 2006. Today Drakes is a third generation family run business. Drakes have been experts in the diamond and bridal jewellery business for over 60 years. They are proud of the knowledge, experience and passion their team have which enables them to help customers find their perfect jewellery. Drakes believe that choosing jewellery should be an experience to remember and one that a customer will want to enjoy time and time again. Their jewellery and watch brands include: Swarovski, Thomas Sabo, Links of London, Clogau, Annie Haak, Coeur De Lion, Bering, Michael Kors, Daniel Wellington, Citizen, Elliot Brown, Hugo Boss, 88 Rue Du Rhone, Henry London and many more. You can visit them in our Restaurant at stand 28.
N A T I V E is a seasonal flower farm and floral design studio blooming in the Tamar Valley. Growing rare flowers and heirloom roses, they forage their own orchard, meadow and woodland for finishing flourishes in time with the Seasons. Each bouquet and buttonhole is a reflection of the very best of what is truly seasonal, a strong aesthetic of abundance and romance. Their wedding flowers are composed of dozens of varieties of flowers, herbs and leafy boughs and are dressed with ribbons from local artisan’s and antique finds. They flower all weddings from big to bijou in all areas of Devon and Cornwall. They sow and grow to organic standards, keeping their soil sweet and the only air miles are made by the bees! How fantastic is this?! Make sure you say hello at stands 44 and 45 on the day.
Satori are a highly prestigious beauty salon, located in Drake Circus, almost neighbouring Drakes! Satori offer a wide variety of treatments including HD Brows, facials, massages and much more. As well as this, Satori can also offer a wide range of options for any occasion. Whether you are getting married, attending your school prom or celebrating a landmark birthday, Satori are on hand to help you achieve your perfect look. From offering make up lessons to creating your desired look on the day, Satori will work with you to ensure you are looking and feeling your best! We have really enjoyed getting to know Natasha and the team and we are confident that you will love what they do!e on hand to help you achieve your perfect look. From offering make up lessons to creating your desired look on the day, Satori will work with you to ensure you are looking and feeling your best!
Baxter and Ted is a boutique filmmaking company producing bespoke, beautifully crafted films for weddings, love stories, people and places. They are passionate, experienced filmmakers and storytellers who love documenting life with their cameras. Their broadcast television jobs have sent them all over the world and they’ve filmed in over 40 countries for all the major broadcasters.
They combine old and new formats, digital and super 8 film. Their experience and relaxed style allows them to capture the story of you and your day as it unfolds in a natural, honest and authentic way. They love to capture the emotion, the details and the unexpected moments – those moments of quiet reflection, anticipation, tender glances, gentle kisses, tears of joy, laughter and above all, love! We have had the pleasure of working with the team on our stylised shoots and you can view one of their films with us here. We are very excited that on Monday we will be revealing their latest film from the shoot we did with Toby Lowe. We love it and we are sure you will too!
Chimpsta love to create lasting memories. They’re not your usual photo-booth; they print Polaroid style pictures of images taken throughout your special day within seconds whilst at your event. They love to provide you and your guests with more intimate and personal keepsakes from a very special day. With a variety of packages available there’s something to suit all budgets and requests, from the plainer, to the more bizarre. We have watched the team at work at several events and we love their original style. On Sunday you will be able to tweet using the hashtag #TheDukeCollection and they will print your pic for you to take home… If you bring your image to the Duke stand you will get a FREE CHOCOLATE!!! There will be props on hand to have some fun, why not start saving memories from your wedding journey right now.
Moment in Time is run by Linda, a photographer in Plymouth. Linda is an established and respected professional Wedding Photographer with over 30 years experience in Wedding Photography and compiling Wedding Photograph Albums. Linda is also an award winning member of the Master Photographers Association and a Wedding Photographer who provides a unique personal service to each and every couple. At Moment in Time we pride ourselves on all our achievements and the smiles our Wedding Photography and Wedding Photograph Albums have put on our customers faces. We would be delighted to welcome you to our studio to discuss your requirements and inspect our work which covers all styles from elegant classical colour to reportage black and white.
Celebration Balloons And Events, based in Plymouth, has been providing specialist services for events and weddings all over the South West for over 15 years. Their services include chair covers, balloon décor, ice sculptures and fantasy flowers, champagne or chocolate fountains and fun casino nights. Whether it involves decorating your venue or entertaining your guests, Celebration Balloons and Events offer the most comprehensive service in the South West.
And just to tease you, here is some further information about the other amazing suppliers who will be attending…
Maison Beauty is a chic and relaxed salon in the beautiful town of Modbury. Maison offer a range of beauty treatments from nails and lashes to inch loss treatments. They will be bringing along their Venus Freeze Machine, a safe and pain free treatment that targets cellulite and tightens skin.
Wedding Flowers in Cornwall is run by Anna Sawle and her team who are passionate about flowers and have an excellent reputation throughout Cornwall. Focusing only on wedding and event flowers, Anna’s business is set apart from the high street florists. Her studio based in the Cornish countryside means you are able to book an appointment and discuss your wedding flowers in a relaxed atmosphere without interruption’s. Anna will advise you on different flowers to suit your colour scheme and theme whilst looking through the exquisite portfolio of her work.
Carlton Big Band is a 10-15 piece band which was formed in 2001 by Elaine Davies, the bands musical director. The band is made up of four saxophones, three or four trumpets, a keyboard, bass guitar and drums. All of the musicians in the band are high quality and many are bandleaders themselves. The Carlton Big Band regularly play at The Duke and add a grand atmosphere to any event.
Weddings by Claire was set up by Claire Hooper to offer a flexible service, helping to create their dream wedding whatever their budget or style of wedding. We can do as much or as little of the planning for you. At no time do you lose control. Weddings by Claire do all the legwork and research, putting together proposals with the final decisions being made by you. The best way to think of a wedding planner is as your Personal Assistant for the day, and the months beforehand. We are available for our clients whenever they have a question or query, or even if they just want some advice or reassurance.
The Candlelight Theatre Company are the production company behind probably the best Murder Mystery nights in the South West. Established in 1994 we have strong and respected reputation for providing first class entertainment. Our nights are great fun and are ideal for that special night out, for staff parties or for company team building events. Our murder mysteries are also proving very popular for weddings. Whatever the occasion we have a plot line to suit.
Victoria House Dental Surgery offer preventative, modern comfortable dentistry in uniquely friendly surroundings. All fields of dentistry are available and as Peter, one of the dentists, is a tutor at the Peninsula Dental School he is constantly up dating his approach to his work as do all his colleagues. Come along and see if they can make your smile sparkle!
Chocaccino is run by a mother and daughter duo, who specialise in handmade chocolates and beautiful cakes. All our creations are made with huge amounts of love and care in our shop in Plymouth, Devon. We hope you love them as much as we do!
Pride in Plymouth celebrate and promote the diversity and talent that exists within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) communities in Plymouth. The information, advice and support made available through our events and the pride in Plymouth network with our website as the hub allows us to advance community education so we can work together to eliminate discrimination.
Stitches provide a wide selection of grooms wear and accessories as well as a tailoring service in Plymouth.
Bee Bee Gowns stock local suppliers offering beautiful bridal wear, bridesmaids clothes and mother of the bride outfits. Bee Bees are able to source all of their gowns in any size and provide a friendly and professional service.
Now that we have announced all of our suppliers, we hope that you are just as excited as we are about the Wedding Collection. It is going to be an amazing day and we cannot wait to see you there!