Wedding Band & Entertainment Resources In Dorset

Here at The Sparks, we love performing at a good wedding; there’s nothing better than seeing the dancefloor fill up around the happy couple, full of smiling faces and laughter. We’ve provided wedding entertainment for hundreds of beautiful brides and dashing grooms and their guests, belting out our own versions of songs from the 1950s to the present day, and on the way we’ve picked up some great tips on the best companies and businesses to get in touch with for help on your big day.

Wedding Band Resources in Dorset

Whatever your style, budget and taste, you want your wedding day to be special and memorable for all the right reasons; whether you’re planning a contemporary day at a modern hotel, or a traditional church wedding and afternoon tea reception, the people on our list have all the resources at hand to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible. If you want to enjoy the day without the stress that goes with the organisation, we’ve also included a few wedding planners that can do the hard work while you relax and concentrate on the most important details, like taste-testing the cake.

Wedding Beauty, Hair & Professional Make Up

Model Makeovers
www.modelmakeovers.co.uk
Professional make up artist Jess is based in Bournemouth, but provides a mobile service so you can sit back and relax rather than worrying about travelling to a salon. With years of experience, she creates flawless, natural looks using the very best products.

Claire Bowring Beauty and Make Up
www.clairebowring.co.uk
As well as providing a range of make up packages for all the ladies in the bridal party, Claire offers manicure services and several relaxing treatments such as massages and therapeutic facials.

Bridal Looks
www.bridallooks.co.uk
Beauty and Colour Consultant Amanda has been specialising in bridal make up for the last ten years, and provides a mobile service around Dorset and the surrounding areas.

Bridal Wear Shops

Beautiful Bridal Boutique
www.beautifulbridalboutique.co.uk
Stocking a varied and carefully handpicked range of the most elegant bridal gowns, Beautiful Bridal Boutique offer a personal shopping experience complete with complimentary champagne.

Isobel’s Bride and Groom
www.prelovedgowns.co.uk
With a combination of pre-loved, sample and brand new gowns, Isobel’s Bride and Groom stock everything any blushing bride needs to create her perfect look for the big day.

Aquarius Weddings
www.aquariusweddings.co.uk
Family run business Aquarius Weddings offer a range of designer bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses, which are available in sizes 8 – 30 and are suitable for various budgets.

Sassy Brides
www.sassybrides.co.uk
Offering a huge selection of bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and outfits for the Mother-of-the-Bride, Sassy Brides provide customers with excellent service, helpful advice and a wonderful shopping experience.

Special Occasions Weddings
www.specialoccasionsweddings.co.uk
Ideal for the bride who wants something a little different for their wedding day, Special Occasions stock spectacular gowns with the finest detailing, suitable for everything from ceremonies on the beach to a traditional church wedding.

Wedding Cakes

B&J Patisserie
https://bjpatisserie.blogspot.co.uk
Family owned and run cake makers B&J Patisserie use their incredible skills to produce wedding cakes in a variety of sizes, styles and flavours.

Mel’s Cakes
www.melscakes.org
Offering both traditional and contemporary cake designs, baker Mel provides standard cakes in four different flavours, and an alternative option of dessert cupcakes. She is also skilled in constructing sugar models, and aims to make a cake as individual and unique as the happy couple.

Decorative Hire

Party Proppers
www.partyproppers.co.uk
With over fifteen years of experience in the event decoration industry, Party Proppers specialise in wedding and civil partnership décor, and provide a range of services that start from just £95.

RJ Special Events
www.rjspecialevents.com
Covering most of the South Coast of the UK, RJ Special Events offer a number of decorative services, ranging from items such as chair covers and centrepieces to table linen, candy buffets and wooden wishing wells.

Wedding Florists

Foxley Flowers
www.foxleyflowers.com
Whether you’re looking for dainty posies, or bold bouquets full of bright colours, Foxley Flowers can almost certainly provide you with everything you need. With competitive pricing and a huge range of bouquet and event flower styles, there’s something to suit every taste and budget.

Wedding Marquee Hire

Dorset Garden Party Marquees
https://dorsetgardenpartymarquees.co.uk
With a huge range of marquees that can seat anything from 10 to 100 guests, DGP Marquees also provide a range of add-on accessories, such as tables, chairs, lighting, flooring and heating – everything you’ll need to make your wedding reception a wonderful and enjoyable experience.

Wedding Photographers

Peppermint Love Photography
www.peppermintlovephotography.com
Photographer Kasia works with a photojournalistic approach to create beautifully natural and artistic images, and provides a variety of packages for different budgets.

Leading Edge Media
www.le-media.co.uk
Offering three different packages tailored to suit three very different budgets, Leading Edge Media pride themselves on their customer service, and offer as many meetings prior to the wedding as necessary.

A J Photographic
www.ajphotographic.biz
Alaina and Jonathan work as a team to deliver each couple the exact style of photography that best suits their day; each package includes venue visits, a full day’s coverage, digital editing, an online proof album and a mixture of both colour and black and white images.

Lawson Art Photo Design
https://christianlawson.zenfolio.com
UK based award-winning photographer Christian produces fine art imagery, with a comprehensive wedding service that includes coverage for the whole day, from the first moments in the morning to the last dance in the evening.

Penelope Lane Photography
https://penelopelaneblog.com
Based on the South Coast of the UK, photographer Penni specialises in weddings and portraiture, and offers two different packages to provide couples with incredibly beautiful mementos of their day. She also donates 10% of her annual profits to the A21 Campaign to help fight human trafficking.

Wedding Stationary

Bee Mine Wedding Stationary
www.bee-mine-wedding-stationery.co.uk
Designers Bee Mine supply couples with a wide range of wedding stationary, including everything from save the date cards and magnets to hen night cards, wedding invitations and orders of service. Customers can choose from a pre-designed range, or order a bespoke service to create something personal to them.

Wedding Videographers

Wedding Memories Wedding Films
www.weddingmemories.org.uk/about.html
Owned by husband-and-wife team Alex and Paula, Wedding Memories offer one single package that includes all day artistic style documentary filming, highlighted edits and a full-length feature film edit. Deleted content is also saved onto separate chapters on the blu ray disc for couples to view at a later date.

Wedding Cars & Transport

R R Elite
www.rrelite.co.uk
Based on the South Coast, R R Elite hold an impressive collection of vintage, iconic and prestige cars which are available to take you to and from your wedding in style; couples can choose from traditional Rolls Royce’s, or opt for something a little more quirky such as the 1959 Pink Cadillac or the 1923 Gwynne Eight Fire Engine!

Barnes Wedding Cars
www.barnesweddings.co.uk
Operating from Ferndown in Dorset, Barnes Wedding Cars have been taking brides to their weddings for over twenty years; with a small fleet of beautiful classic cars, they pride themselves on the little touches and include tissues, mints, bottled water and champagne with each package.

A Line Wedding Cars
www.alinetaxi.com
If you’re looking for a more contemporary style of transport, A Line Wedding Cars provide couples with Mercedes, Audis or Jaguars; each one comes complete with a formally dressed driver and decorative ribbons.

Wedding Planners

Weddings by Engagement
www.weddingsbyengagement.co.uk
With a range of packages starting from just £99, Weddings by Engagement offer either a full planning service, or a partial bespoke service to ease the stress of planning your big day, leaving you free to enjoy the experience.

Dorset Wedding Websites & Supplier Directions

https://www.hitched.co.uk/wedding-suppliers/dorset
https://directory.confetti.co.uk/dorset
https://www.thelovelustlist.co.uk/
https://www.weddingspot.co.uk/wedding-suppliers/dorset