Supplier Spotlight: Archibald Edwards Stationery

Today we focus on one of our long standing preferred suppliers.  The lovely Steve and Susie from Archibald Edwards.  Here’s their story: Company name and service: Archibald Edwards – Fabulous Wedding Stationery When did you open for business and what inspired you to start up?: 2011 is when we opened our door for business –…

Positive Effects of Team Building

So what is ‘team- building’? Team- building falls under incentives which encompasses training and away-days.  Team-building is generally received from an employer as a price for winning a competition related to their job or to encourage staff to meet certain business objectives. Other event based activities focus on staff development, which have a primary focus…

Don’t judge a book by its cover!

We hear time and time again from chinese whispers that people think that it is very expensive to hold a wedding at Old Down Estate, amongst other things.  This couldn’t be more far from the truth! We want to try and change this common misconception by explaining the ins and outs! The renovations to the…

Host Venue of the South West TWIA!

We are delighted to say that we are hosting this years South West regional final for The Wedding Industry Awards.  The annual awards recognises and showcases excellence in the wedding industry from 7 regions in England. Each year, wedding suppliers have the opportunity to enter or are nominated by a colleague or client.  The judging panel…

Autumn Weddings at Old Down Estate

Pumpkin spiced lattes, tall boots, scarves and colourful trees – autumn is here and its one of our favourite seasons at Old Down Estate! The fires are lit in the Old Down Estate Manor House, its feeling cosy and were falling in love with some of our autumnal inspired weddings! Here are some inspiration ideas…