Clock Barn in Hampshire

Clock Barn in Hampshire

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We were delighted to play at the Clock Barn in Hampshire on Sunday, for the wedding of Katie and Allan. Katie had booked us after seeing us play at her sister in law’s wedding at Farbridge Barn in Sept 2015. We were very pleased to see the family again, and to provide our eclectic mix […]

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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 […]

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5 Tips For Booking A Wedding String Quartet

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Hiring a string quartet for your wedding can add a touch of something special to your big day. Here are 5 Tips For Booking A Wedding String Quartet 1. Book Early  In the excitement of booking all of the other elements for your wedding, from the venue, and caterers, through to the photographer, don’t forget to […]

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 […]

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Oakley Hall

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We played at the wedding of Lisa and Colin at Oakley Hall, near Basingstoke last weekend. It was Fireworks Night, and a cold blustery day. The venue was really cozy and we enjoyed playing in “The Library”. We loved the book theme that Lisa and Colin had gone for, particularly the personalised cushions! We played […]

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Botleigh Grange Hotel

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We were booked to play for the reception of a Christening at the Botleigh Grange Hotel last week. We play at so many weddings all around Hampshire, that it makes quite a change for us to play at a Christening reception. The family had hired a room at the Botleigh Grange Hotel and organised a […]

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Q&A : Amy & Liam (Farbridge Barn)

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Your married name: Hastings How did you meet one another?: We met during our first term at University. We were in the same halls of residence. Tell us about the proposal: Liam proposed during a wonderful holiday to Santorini in May 2015. We were sitting enjoying a gin and tonic whilst watching the sun set […]