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8 Creative Ways to Use A String Quartet At Your Wedding

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We have enjoyed all of the different requests we’ve received over the years. From custom arrangements to incorporating other instrumentation, we’ve seen a lot of different requests from brides and grooms. Here are 8 Creative Ways to Use A String Quartet At Your Wedding 1. Customised Arrangements  We can  arrange our own music, exactly how you […]

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TBQ Photoshoot

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We are often so busy dashing from one event to another that we don’t have the time to stop and take any photographs. However, after a recent wedding at Lainston House we got James, Amy’s husband, to come along and take some photographs of us after playing at a wedding. We didn’t take long, just […]

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WarriorFest 2017

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We were delighted to be playing onboard HMS Warrior for the annual ‘WarriorFest 2017′ on Saturday night Hosted by the Staggeringly Good Brewery, the event was so much fun, and where better to enjoy a pint of real ale than on board the Warrior. There were loads of breweries on board, but naturally we thought the highlight was […]

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Hill Place

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We were booked to play at Hill Place for Kelsie and Daniel’s wedding reception. As we weren’t involved for the ceremony, we arrived as the wedding ceremony was taking place and set up to play outside. We played a real mixture of classic and popular repertoire, as requested by the bride and groom. We enjoyed […]

Esseborne Manor Hotel

Esseborne Manor Hotel

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We were delighted to play at the wedding of Tracey and William at Esseborne Manor Hotel on Saturday. Esseborne Manor Hotel is a Victorian Country Hotel set in the Bourne Valley, North Hampshire. We’d not played there before, so it’s always nice to scope out different venues. The house itself has been a hotel now […]

Mary Rose Museum

Mary Rose Museum

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On Saturday we performed at the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. We have played there a few times before, and enjoy the excitement of seeing the ship and all of its artifacts. We set up ready to play in the meal that was being hosted at the museum for The Worshipful Company of […]

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Balmer Lawn Hotel

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We enjoyed playing at the Balmer Lawn Hotel on Bank Holiday Monday for the wedding of Jemma and Steven. We were booked to play in the drinks reception, and the couple had requested a comprehensive selection of our classical repertoire. We enjoyed playing pieces such as Vivaldi’s “La Caccia”, Puccini Nessun Dorma, Tchaikovsky Waltz of […]

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Rookesbury Park

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We were booked on Saturday to play at Rookesbury Park, a wedding venue near Wickham in Hampshire. We’ve played at Rookesbury Park before, but a few years ago, when it was still a school. The school closed and is now just an events venue. We enjoyed a spectacular drive up the long driveway, through the […]

String Quartet at Farbridge Barn

String Quartet at Farbridge Barn

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We were booked to provide String Quartet at Farbridge Barn for the wedding of Josh and Samantha. They got really lucky with the weather, and the sun was shining and the sky was a perfect clear blue. We arrived at Farbridge Barn and set up in the ceremony room. The Barn was beautifully decorated (as always) […]

Skylarks Golf & Country Club

Skylarks Golf & Country Club

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Just after Christmas we were booked for the wedding of Stephanie and Natalie at Skylark Golf & Country Club. The couple had booked us to play for the wedding ceremony in the barn beside the golf club, and then further music for the drinks reception in the bar overlooking the hilly golf-course. We enjoyed playing […]

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Froyle Park

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We were recently booked to play at Froyle Park for the wedding of Jenna and Dominic. Froyle is a 17th Century Jacobean manor, which has fairly recently opened as a wedding venue. It’s part of the same group as Northbrook Park nearby. This booking was a little different, as the bride had asked whether it would […]

Tylney Hall

Tylney Hall

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We had the pleasure of playing at Dulcie and Patrick’s wedding at Tylney Hall, near Hook in Hampshire this weekend. Tylney is a huge, sprawling historic hotel nestled in the Hampshire countryside. Typical of many former country homes, it has had various guises over the years ; a hospital in WW1, a school for 40 […]