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Mardle // Definition: To have a chat or a gossip (Suffolk and Norfolk dialects)

So come and enjoy a mardle with us! Get to know us better by taking a read of our monthly Norfolk wedding blog. We like to share regular wedding inspiration, photos from our bridal photoshoots and real weddings, planning advice and behind-the-scenes musings…

How To Get Your Wedding Party Started?

17th Feb 2021 – From music to lighting, we share our top 5 tips on how to make your wedding reception an epic night to remember for you and your guests. It’s important to set the mood and start your wedding party right!

Enchanted Spring Wedding Inspiration – Part 2

10th July 2020 – Following on from Part 1 of our Enchanted Spring Wedding Inspiration series, we wanted to share our tips to help you decorate your wedding venue in style! Whether it’s country chic, boho, botanical or something unique like our enchanted woodland theme, here are our key styling areas that we think are worth considering in addition to the usual details of floral arrangements and table decor!

Enchanted Spring Wedding Inspiration – Part 1

19th June 2020 – We collaborated with a lovely bunch of talented Norfolk wedding suppliers to create an Enchanted Spring Wedding. Find out how we transformed Applewood Hall into an outdoor-inspired wooded wonderland, complete with a real life flower fairy! Part 1 covers the inspiration behind this styled bridal shoot and all the little details used to bring it together.

5 Wedding Planning Tips From An Applewood Hall Couple

6th June 2020 – Our June #wedminwednesday saw our first Q&A session with one of our real life couples, the lovely Claire and Craig. They took us through their wedding planning journey and finished by sharing five stonkingly good wedding planning tips that you need to read if you’re currently planning your own special day.

What is a Wedding Celebrant?

19th May 2020 – Have you stopped to think about your wedding ceremony? Our guest blogger, Caroline Richards, from The Ceremony People explains the difference between a celebrant and a registrar and gives 5 reasons why you should consider choosing an independent wedding celebrant for your special day.

8 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained at Your Wedding

6th May 2020 – From garden games to fun favours, help keep the kids entertained at your wedding with these 8 child-friendly ideas so everyone has a special day. Because kids at weddings really are the best! They provide spontaneous moments that make everyone erupt in laughter and memories that bond everyone together.

Book a Virtual Show Round

1st May 2020 – Let us bring Applewood Hall to you in the comfort of your own home. In light of recent events, we understand that everyone is taking the necessary precautions and staying at home. This is why we are getting creative and running one-to-one ‘virtual’ show rounds for the time being. Get in touch to book a time slot that works for you.

Rustic Green & Gold Wedding Inspiration

1st May 2019 – Looking for some different wedding inspiration? Read about our latest bridal shoot at Applewood Hall. Combining a palette of rich greens and shimmering golds against the stunning backdrop of the Norfolk countryside, it features two stunning boho-inspired wedding dresses and a cute dog called Millie!