Farnham Castle

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We enjoyed playing at Kevin & Carrie’s gorgeous wedding at Farnham Castle recently. Farnham Castle is a venue we’d not been to before. It’s right at the top of the Farnham high street, and is in a fantastic position for the town. There’s a lovely wedding venue, and ruins of the old castle for the […]

Winchester Guildhall Wedding Music

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We had a lovely (hot) Saturday this week, providing Winchester Guildhall wedding music for the nuptials of Calum and Richard. We’d been booked to play for the wedding ceremony in the King Charles Room. We arrived promptly and set up – the staff had kept the blinds down to try and stop the room heating […]

Bignor Park

Bignor Park

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We enjoyed discovering a venue we’d not played in before. AFter 10 years of weddings around Hampshire, we love the fact that we are still discovering new places, venue and locations. It makes our job so interesting! It was lovely at Bignor Park They say, “The eleven hundred acre, privately owned Bignor Park Estate is […]

Stanwell House, Lymington

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We had a lovely time playing at Lucy and Scott’s wedding at Stanwell House in Lymington recently. We really enjoyed playing for their intimate ceremony out in the garden. Stanwell House is right on the high street in Lymington. It was a busy sunny Saturday in Lymington in the New Forest. We all arrived into […]

Spitbank Fort Wedding Ceremony

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We had a fantastic time playing for a Spitbank Fort Wedding Ceremony today. Olivia and William had booked us a while back, and we always love playing on Spitbank Fort. We were picked up by their friends in Old Portsmouth and went onboard the Mary Siobhan boat which took us over. We clambered onto the […]

Taplins PLace

Taplins Place

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We kicked off September with a lovely wedding at the intimate Taplins Place on Saturday. Taplins is a lovely garden that is part of a family home. There’s a cool little pagoda style summer house for wedding ceremonies, and a barn for the wedding breakfast. The garden is decorated with interesting trinkets and photo opportunities, […]

Aynhoe Park

Aynhoe Park

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We had a fun day last week playing at Luke and Kirsty’s wedding at Aynhoe Park. Aynhoe Park, is a Grade I listed 17th-century country house rebuilt after the English Civil War on the southern edge of the stone-built village of Aynho, Northamptonshire, England. It overlooks the Cherwell valley that divides Northamptonshire from Oxfordshire It […]

WarriorFest 2018

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We were delighted to be asked to return to the WarriorFest 2018 this year – a superb pirate and dinosaur themed beer festival onboard HMS Warrior. Organised by Staggeringly Good Beer, it’s a hedonistic night of beer, folk, eye patches and striped tops. We played last year and enjoyed the festive atmosphere, and this year […]

Moorhill House Hotel

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On Saturday we played at the wedding of Nick and Lawrence at the Moorhill House Hotel. We’d been booked to play during the outside ceremony in the gardens, where the marriage took place under a lovely white pagoda. The couple walked in accompanied by their mums, and the bridal party, and there was a lovely […]

String Quartet in West Meon

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We had a lovely time at the wedding of Charlotte and Dug in West Meon on Saturday. It was great to be the string quartet in West Meon for a day. The couple had picked us to play at their drinks reception. The reception was being held in a lovely house and garden, with fantastic […]

Old Thorns Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort

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On Saturday we were back at the Old Thorns Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort for the wedding of Hannah and Karl.  Just off the A3 near Liphook, we have played here many times before. We started off proceedings with coffees at the Starbucks attached.  Ruth, Amy, Anna and Sophie. Starbucks nearly got all four names right! […]

Elmers Court

Elmers Court

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We played on Saturday at the wedding of Chloe and Connor at the Elmers Court Hotel. Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort is located on the stunning Solent Coast, at the edge of the New Forest and lies within 23 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. We were booked for the ceremony and drinks reception. We enjoyed playing […]

String Quartet Hire for a Dinner Party

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Last night we were out playing at a special dinner party. Stephen had got in touch with us just one week previously, asking whether he could have a string quartet hire for a dinner party. As it was for a Thursday evening we were happily able to fulfil this last minute request. Stephen explained that […]

Dorset House School (Great Barn)

Dorset House School (Great Barn)

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On Saturday we braved the wet weather to play at the drinks reception of Nick and Nichola (the two Nicks!) at Dorset House School (Great Barn). The venue is one we’d not played at before so it was good to explore somewhere new. Dorset House School is a prep school in Pulborough. Dorset House is […]

Lysses House Hotel

Lysses House Hotel

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Hampshire string quartet The Bossard Quartet played at Lucy and Calvin’s wedding at the Lysses House Hotel on Friday. It was a lovely intimate wedding, with a high spirited atmosphere. Lucy and Calvin had booked us as they are big Oasis fans and loved our rendition of ‘Whatever’, a special song for them. The Lysses […]

String Quartet At Stansted House

String Quartet at Stansted Park

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The Bossard Quartet were booked to provide their string quartet at Stansted Park at the wedding of Ellie and Michael. Read about how this lovely couple picked something quite different, in the form of a folk fiddle processional from the house down to the chapel. We love playing our music for string quartet at Stansted […]