Your West Midlands Wedding - February/March 2024 (Issue 90)

All the latest from around the West Midlands DATE FOR THE DIARY Safari Venues, set in the rolling hills of Worcestershire and the grounds of West Midland Safari Park, will be hosting its Wedding Venue Showcase on Sunday 25th February 2024. This will be the perfect opportunity to explore the Georgian manor house, ‘Spring Grove House’, a distinguished venue, setting the scene for dreamy events. You can also discover ‘Cellarz’, a brick-vaulted cocktail bar underneath the house, which provides the perfect party venue to celebrate with your guests after the big day. Arrive to the soothing sounds of a harpist while enjoying a complimentary glass of fizz and canapés while taking in the venue’s stunning décor. Venture outside and take in the beautiful landscaped back lawn of Spring Grove House, where an events company will be showcasing children’s entertainment and lawn games – great for adding a touch of fun and entertainment to your celebration. You can also look around ‘Red Panda Cottage’, one of the luxury wildlife accommodations offered on site as part of Safari Lodges, perfect for your wedding night as a newly-married couple. The dedicated wedding coordinators will be on hand to help answer any questions and plan your special day. Secure your spot for this exclusive Wedding Venue Showcase by reserving your tickets online for free at FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD Bigmouths Catering, a bespoke catering business based in Worcestershire, is offering our readers 10 per cent off its services. “We take a customer-first approach, meaning we can offer solutions for any budget or event size, whether it is casual, fine dining, or however you want to theme your big day. At Bigmouths Catering, we believe that great food is at the heart of every successful event. Whether you’re planning a corporate lunch, a wedding reception, or a special celebration, our team of experienced chefs and event planners will work with you to create a customised menu that will impress your guests and make your event a success. We offer an array of options, whether you envision a sophisticated canapé reception, a traditional three-course meal, or even an evening filled with delightful street food. With our dedicated team, you can rest assured that your guests will be treated to a culinary journey that complements the magic of your wedding.” To claim this amazing discount, email the Bigmouths Catering team at and mention the magazine. For more information, visit Nearlywed NEWS DELICIOUS CUISINE If you’re feeling the stresses of wedding planning, why not spoil you and your partner with a romantic meal for two at home using nothing but the best ingredients? Famed for their luxury wicker gift hampers bursting with fine food produce from small-batch suppliers, DukesHill has curated a selection of dine-in meal boxes that include their high-quality British meat. Kick off your meal with DukesHill’s finest smoked salmon pâté, paired with traditional Scottish oatcakes. The main event is a pair of tender grass-fed British beef fillet steaks full of flavour. The meal is rounded off with an indulgent sticky toffee pudding and a bottle of wine. Alternatively, delight your loved one with luxury chocolate truffles and sparkling wine. The melt-in-the-mouth-infused whipped cream chocolate ganache truffles perfectly complement the charming rosé. Packaged in a sleek DukesHill gift box with a smooth ribbon, this gift box is sure to win hearts. To find out more, visit 8