Yay I love finding another B.Barn bride!
Yes I think we are going to probably go for The Swan. They are asking for 50% deposit though to book all rooms for the 10% discount which I think is a bit pricey! I sent a frantic email to my friends saying I dont know where you are all going to stay because its all expensive and I think they gathered I was feeling a bit stressed so they are now going to have a look around for me and might try and find somewhere cheaper but then come join us for Breakfast at the Swan? Our church is about 40 minutes away but we are driving up after the church (a pain for the guests but I think it will be quite nice having that time just me and him!).
How is the rest of the planning going? I always thought it would be a fun experience but I just find it so stressful!!!
Just seen that you replied to this ages ago but it never notified me!
Great to have someone else to talk to who is having the same venue.
I bought my wedding dress on Friday and we have sorted caterer, photographer and entertainment (my Dad is in a band and then just going to have an ipod I think) so getting there!
How are you getting on? Next task on my list is florist so going to see a few next Saturday.
Still on the search for a photobooth too...
Be great to hear your plans
Sorry for the late reply! Helen x
My partner and I are looking to get married at Bartholomew Barn also, I was just wondering what you had decided to do about accomodation? my partners family all live in Wales, and Mine are abroad or would have to travel from Worcester, so we need lots of accomadation. I love the idea of staying at the Swan and all having breakfast the following morning, but I know some people would balk at the cost of the rooms. I thought about perhaps sudusiding them a little, but it will depend on how we do with the budget.
I think theres a travelodge in Billingshurst, but its not quite the same
Not til 2014, so plenty of time to sort things out. We went to a friends wedding earlier in the year and everyone stayed at a hotel about 20 min away from the venue and they hired a load of small coaches to take us, I had wanted to do similar, but dont fancy the travel lodge for my wedding night
We have a really nice country pub near us though, that does gorgeous roasts, so I might perhaps do similar to you and then get all the family together for a sundat lunch. My brother lives in Hong Kong with his family, and my parents in France, so its so rare for us all to be together, Id like to spend a bit of time with everyone.
Are you all organised for yours now?
Can you use any caterer for Bartholomew?
Yes you can, they have a list of ones that they recommend, but you can do what you want, you can even do your own if you want!
Thank you Trouble and Strife! You always seem to be able to answer my questions! Thank you for the recommendation of Good Taste Caterers as well as they seem really reasonable!
We got married in May and they were great, 100% recommend them!
We had out wedding at Bartholomew Barn and it was one of the most perfect places to celebrate it. Organising a wedding from Australia is particularly difficult but owner Frances was always on hand by email and phone to assist with plans and recommendations of her trusted suppliers for catering, flowers etc.
The venue is in a secluded area in Kirdford where you are a world away from life and you truly have the guests to yourselves.
The barn is the perfect size for a small to medium sized wedding (we had 60 people) and the courtyard is in full bloom during spring and summer. Our day progressed with no problems and Frances stuck her head in a few times to check whether she could do anything to make things better - but all was perfect.
We've booked it for July, and still trying to get things organised. Does anyone who's been married there have some advice for how the music and/ or band gets sorted out please and how best to arrnage it/ them ?
I know theres a sound system which you can use an ipod on, but bit worried it wont flow properly and something will go wrong - any advice would be great on how the day went with the music!
Thanks so much
Hi all! I'm getting married at Bartholomew Barn on the 5th September this year. Just wondered i you ladies have any tips? we are staying at the roundabout hotel
I am a Bartholomew Bride getting married in 2016 - starting to get very excited!
Would really, really appreciate any advise you can give me, if you have been there and done it!
Can anyone recommend me
A good photographer – max budget £1500
A live band – maximum budget £1000
Where to get ready before the wedding and where to stay on my wedding night?
Also- do you think there are enough loo’s - with 2 for 80 people? Did you hire a loo block?
Any advise really gratefully received x
We have just booked this venue for August 2018. Any advice or tips would be fantastic.