Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower

Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower

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We were booked to play for Sian and Stuart’s wedding at Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower, in Gosport, a fantastically historical venue. About The Explosion! Museum Of Naval Firepower According to Wikipedia : Explosion! is the Museum of Naval Firepower situated in the former Royal Naval Armaments Depot at Priddy’s Hard, in Gosport, Hampshire, England. It now forms part of the National Museum […]

Cowdray House

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We were delighted to play for Christopher and Sarah’s wedding at Cowdray House last week. Cowdray House is an historic venue in Midhurst, and is absolutely beautiful. About the Venue The park lies in the South Downs National Park. The estate belongs to Viscount Cowdray, whose family have owned it since 1908. It has a […]

Highcliffe Castle

Highcliffe Castle

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The Bossard Quartet played at Highcliffe Castle, near Christchurch for two weddings in May. Here they blog about Katie and Sam’s wedding.   Highcliffe Castle is an awesome location – perched up high on the cliffs at Highcliffe in Dorset. It’s a Georgian Mansion which has gone through various states of repair. It’s had a […]

burley manor hotel

Burley Manor Hotel

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We had a fairly last minute booking to play at the wedding of Wen and Martin at the Burley Manor Hotel. The Burley Manor Hotel is in the New Forest and is on the outskirts of the lovely village of Burley. Burley Manor Hotel is a lovely location – a short stroll takes you right from […]

Old Thorns Hotel

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We absolutely loved playing at the wedding of Jennifer and Steve at Old Thorns Hotel recently. Old Thorns Hotel is a golf club and hotel, with a Starbucks attached (and Anna’s favourite venue therefore). We’ve played there several times before and it’s always good fun. According to Wikipedia The Old Thorns estate  was previously the […]

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 […]

Balmer Lawn Hotel

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Jemma and Steven were married at the Balmer Lawn Hotel in the New Forest, Hampshire. We were booked to provide string quartet music throughout the drinks reception We enjoyed playing at the Balmer Lawn Hotel on Bank Holiday Monday for the wedding of Jemma and Steven. Bank Holiday Monday in August is a popular date for […]

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 […]

Hampshire String Quartet

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) […]

Froyle Park

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The Bossard Quartet blog about a beautiful wedding at Froyle Park, in Hampshire, where the couple wanted a string quartet with a twist – with added guitar for a rendition of Extreme’s ‘More Than Words.’   We were recently booked again to play at Froyle Park for the wedding of Jenna and Dominic. Froyle is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]