Your Sussex Wedding - December 2021/January 2022 (Issue 94)

FLORAL CREATIONS Leading Lady Cakes has launched a new subscription box service, called The Sugar Bloom Box. In each monthly package you’ll find the materials and instruction to create a different sugar bloom. With recorded online training available to watch as many times as you wish, you’ll soon be able to make a whole sugar-bloom bouquet. You’ll even be invited to join the exclusive Sugar Bloom Box Facebook community. And don’t worry if you’ve missed a box as previous kits are available to order. The deliveries, which are sent out by the 10th of each month vary depending on the flower, but will typically include paste, cutters, veiners, colour and dust. So, if you love the idea of creating your very own edible flowers to adorn your big-bake bake, check out to learn more. Catch up on the latest from around the county Nearlywed NEWS  INTRODUCING... New to the world of weddings, we bring you Caravents. An unforgettable accompaniment for your big day, the company offers a super-cool 1971 vintage ice cream van, serving all your favourite flavours. The team appreciate that every wedding is unique, so they take pride in creating bespoke packages to suit each and every couple. From an intimate post-ceremony celebration to a memorable wedding breakfast dessert – the choice is yours. Caravents offers an extensive range of locally made artisan gelato, sorbets and vegan gelato for you to choose from, served in either a waffle cone or tub. There’s even a topping station filled with delicious sprinkles and sauces. Find out more at TOTALLY IN TENTS After successfully hosting its first two wedding fairs in a marquee, Tilgate Park Weddings is delighted to announced the purchase of a 24 by 12-metre clear span marquee, which will be available to its wedding couples as their dream reception venue. The marquee will be fully-lined and complete with chandeliers, fairylights, heating and a carpeted hard floor. It will also feature a Zone Array speaker system, which provides fantastic sound on the dancefloor while ensuring guests sitting just a few metres away can still chat comfortably amongst themselves. For further information check out DIARY DATE Southend Barns in Chichester will be bringing back its annual Wedding Inspiration Fair on Sunday 23rd January, 2022. Packed full of ideas and inspiration, there’ll be a whole host of hand-picked suppliers offering high-end and distinctive services that have been tried and tested by many previous couples. The plethora of stands will include florists, photographers, cake makers, make-up artists, stationers, musicians and stylists, to name but a few. There’ll also be the opportunity to take a look around the venue and see the new luxury shepherd’s hut, Mama Lou. What’s more, the team will be on hand to answer any questions and you can also chat to Roots Catering team about all things food and drink. Running with allocated time slots between 10.30am and 3pm entry is free but pre-booking is essential. Find out more at YOUR ESSENTIALS 9