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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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 […]

Hotel Du Vin Winchester

Hotel Du Vin

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We played at the lovely wedding of Adam and Anessa at the Hotel Du Vin in Winchester. Adam and Annessa live in the USA, but Adam is originally from Winchester and they returned to have their wedding over here. They’d selected a very carefully crafted list of music for us to play for the wedding. […]

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Summer Party at The Rifles Museum

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On Thursday evening we played for the third year at a summer party for Trethowans Solicitors. They had hired the Rifles Museum in the heart of Salisbury, and were bless with great weather again for a summer party out on the lawn in the back of the useum. We have played twice before for Trethowans […]

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“Love Actually” at The Elvetham Hotel

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We played for a really lovely couple at their wedding at the Elvetham Hotel. Nigel had booked us last year, and commissioned a special arrangement from Love Actually. Being quite a fan of Love Actually myself, I was more than happy to provide the music. Nigel had asked for Glasgow, Prime Minister’s Theme and Portugese Love Theme, all composed by Craig Armstrong. […]

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A String Quartet Quiz onboard HMS Warrior

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We enjoyed playing at the wedding of Christine and her beau on Saturday, onboard HMS Warrior. We were really looking forward to this wedding, as Christine had asked us to do something quite unique – a String Quartet Quiz of tunes for their guests to play ‘name that tune’ during the wedding meal. We embraced […]

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Montagu Arms

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We played at a lovely Friday wedding at the Montagu Arms right in the heart of beautiful Beaulieu in the New Forest. Montagu Arms is an ivy covered 17th Century country house just a 5 minute walk from the Palace House museum and of course the National Motor Museum. The hotel is on a busy […]

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Northbrook Park

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On Saturday we had the delight of playing at Indi and Polly’s wedding at Northbrook Park, near Farnham. Polly and Indi were really lucky with the weather and had a nice sunny day. Northbrook Park is a charismatic country estate with a Grade II listed country manor house set in 120 acres of park land. […]