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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

oakley-hall

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. […]