We understand the importance of working with great suppliers that you can trust. We are fortunate to have worked some truly excellent people, so here are just a few of our genuine recommended suppliers;
Dine Events are recognised as one of the North’s leading Catering & Event Management companies. Dine are superbly placed to provide whatever hospitality you wish for. Take a look at their venues page which boasts some of the finest marquee sites in the north of England.
Good Food Story Catering pride themselves on being a true Yorkshire caterer – sourcing the finest ingredients locally, creating the perfect menu for each client and then delivering it on the day with a friendly team. Based on the Broughton Hall Estate just outside Skipton, GFS work across Yorkshire delivering a range of high quality events.
Eat Me Drink Me . From the quiet bite with nothing but thoughts & newspapers for company, to tumbling conversations mopped up by thick slices of friendship, food & drink. However you like to sample the region’s finest culinary offerings, Eat Me Drink Me will satisfy.
Yorkshire Party Company are based in Ripon and have been established for 25 years, the team even have their own brand of soup!
Home Gurrown Catering are lovely caterers based in Kent, and working in and around East Sussex too. We absolutely loved everything that these awesome caterers served! With an emphasis on brilliant local produce, finished with some beautiful personal touches, the food not only looked amazing but we heard guests raving about it all day.
Crackerjack Barbecue is your one stop shop for everything barbecue! They work across the North, and Andy Annatt and his award winning team are renowned for offering a brilliant range of barbecue based menus. Andy’s menus are all perfect for those looking for something a little less formal!
Yorkshire Bartender operate mainly across the north, but do travel further afield on request. We’ve worked with Callum and his team on several events, including the Brides Up North series of Wedfests. They’re not only great fun to have around, but are supremely skilled and professional – they also have the most beautiful hand-drawn drinks menus.
Mix & Twist are based in Leeds and London, providing mobile bars and cocktail bars at events across the country. The M&T team are hugely experienced, polite and entertaining – they really do ensure everything is taken care of so that you can enjoy the evening, a must for any event!
Equipment, Furniture & Loo Hire Companies
AV Matrix – the audio visual specialists, provide expert audio visual solutions for businesses, education establishments, private customers and organisations across the United Kingdom (they also have that huge glitter ball that Kylie uses in her concerts!).
Event Hire deliver great quality catering equipment and furniture hire across the UK.
Oakwood Services – Superior quality loo hire.
Classic Chambers Loos – Exclusive mobile loos.
Blank Canvas Tents – Bespoke Bell Tent Hire for Weddings & Events covering the North of England – perfect accommodation for your guests!
Brilliant Industry Experts
Brides Up North stands out because it encourages its readers to think local and to support the fabulous wedding suppliers on their own doorstep. Every single featured supplier, styled shoot, real wedding or industry expert the team feature on the blog took place or is based in the North of England.
Eden & Eve is a Yorkshire based wedding planning company that specialises in creating beautiful outdoor weddings for couples. From the sourcing of suitable venues and sites to helping couples choose the very best suppliers, they pride themselves on being able to listen to your ideas and to transform your vision for your day into a reality. We’ve been fortunate to work on many fantastic events with Charlotte and her team, and can certainly recommend her services.
White Wedding & Event Company – Founded by Sue White in 2004 and based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Their passion and experience for designing and creating fabulous weddings, events and celebrations has made them one of Yorkshire’s leading wedding and event planners.
L27 Weddings co-ordinate and style events in London and across the UK. Whether you are looking for a full ‘Wedding Planner’, someone to help with styling, or simply to run your celebrations and make sure everything comes together at the right time, L27 can do it all, just as you wish!
Riverside Events – Neil & Allanah have a portfolio of gorgeous venues in North Yorkshire and are committed to helping you create a full weekend of celebrations to remember.
We are so proud to have been selected to feature as a marquee supplier on the fabulous Rock My Wedding website alongside so many other top wedding suppliers – you can see some of most recent weddings that have been featured on the site here.
A fantastic website for anyone planning a more relaxed, festival style outdoor wedding. Take a look at the directory for a host of great suppliers who will help you style your day perfectly.
Leafy Couture offer flowers that really are stunning – we are often lucky enough to work with Sarah and her team at our Wedding Showcases in Spring.
Twisted Willow Floristry – Joanna and her crew are based in Ripon, and work throughout the UK delivering stunning florals wherever they go!
Recommended Wedding Photographers
Damian J Bramley of DJB Photography is one of Yorkshire’s leading and most well respected wedding photographers, due to his natural simple style and approach and meticulous attention to detail.
Natasha Cadman – we absolutely loved the photos from a beautiful wedding in our Sailcloth tent that Natasha shot this summer. We’ve used quite a few of Natasha’s images throughout the site, and would highly recommend her.
Ian Martindale Photography provided us with some of the amazing shots from Laura & Rob’s Wedding at home in Cheshire. His pictures of the day, including the Sailcloth tent in the evening are some of our absolute favourites!
You’ll spot lots of gorgeous photos from Jane Beadnell on our site too. Jane photographed one of our beautiful double tented weddings this year, and the combination of the fabulous set up with her skills have created some amazing images.