Author: Alli Nicol

How to Pick your Wedding Photographer!

Finding the perfect wedding photographer to capture your day can be a challenge, not least because there are so many excellent photographers out there with so many different styles.  So it’s really important to find one that you feel comfortable with and one that can interpret your own sense of style and make sure you… Read more »

5 Wedding Questions you Probably Didn’t Know to Ask!

Who lift’s the bride’s veil during the ceremony? You’ve chosen your dress and to top it off you are wearing the most gorgeous veil – you feel amazing and you can’t wait to take those long-awaited steps down the aisle towards your groom and married bliss…but hang on!  What happens when you walk down the… Read more »

Boho Wedding!

If you are searching for your dream Wedding Venue and have a laid-back ambiance in mind, then look no further than beautiful South Farm. The family owned rustic wedding venue nestled in stunning countryside has gorgeous gardens, historic barn buildings and a beautiful Grade II listed country farmhouse plus a range of unique and quirky… Read more »

How to Dress Your Best Man

Here are some suggestions to help you choose a style which reflects his importance but doesn’t overshadow you, as the Groom. Firstly, let’s consider the important role of the Best Man on your wedding day. Amongst an array of duties he is at your side, driving you to the ceremony, ensuring all the guests are… Read more »


We were super-excited to receive over 450 visitors to our Open Evening on June 6th.  The evening was a great success and we would like to say a very big thank you to everyone who joined us! Despite a blustery and rainy start to the day we were delighted when the sun came out to… Read more »

Wedding Timelines: 8 Weeks To Go!

8 weeks before Plan your final dress fitting Plan any finishing touches to your day such as table plan, card and gift box, guest signing book, order of services etc. Confirm all timings with your suppliers 3 weeks before Review final guest list and contact any guests who have not replied. At South Farm we… Read more »

Wedding Timelines: 6-3 Months To Go!

6 months before Choose your bridesmaids dress if you haven’t already Choose and order wedding invitations and any additional stationery such as menu cards and order of service – if you are having these. Make sure all your suppliers are finalised, discuss important details like flowers with your florist and your cake with your cake… Read more »

Wedding Timelines: 12-9 Months To Go!

12 Months Before: • Think about your colour scheme and any theme you might like for your wedding. At South Farm we offer our couples a beautiful blank canvas to add their own finishing touches, no matter how simple or elaborate! We have had weddings with wonderful themes from vintage tea parties, garden fete and… Read more »

Wedding Timelines!

Planning your wedding can be a busy and sometimes stressful time.  At South Farm we have a team of dedicated wedding planners on hand to help with any questions and give guidance along the way.  There is no question we can’t answer and we thought it would be helpful to all couples planning their wedding… Read more »

South Farm Open Evening, Tuesday 6th June 2017

South Farm, one of the country’s leading Wedding venues, will be holding an Open Evening on Tuesday 6th June 2017 from 4pm until 8pm.  All are welcome, including couples who have already booked their weddings at South Farm, couples searching for the perfect venue, their friends, relatives and anyone else who would like to see… Read more »

Tie or Cravat? How to Choose Your Wedding Neckwear

Apart from personal choice there are a few factors which could determine whether you choose a tie or cravat to add that shot of colour to your wedding suit. The Wedding Venue will often set the style for your wedding.  A barn setting will give a less formal feel for the event than a stately home and… Read more »

Congratulations to Chimney Formal Menswear!

The team at award winning Chimney Formal Menswear are again celebrating success. Last night, at the English Wedding Awards 2016, held at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Chimney Formal Menswear won Groomswear Supplier of the Year for the East Region. The English Wedding Awards have been set up to acknowledge and celebrate the very best… Read more »