Wedding news and events from around Sussex

PUBLISHED: 17:09 27 January 2014 | UPDATED: 17:11 27 January 2014

Potcakes Weddings

Potcakes Weddings


The latest wedding news and happenings in Sussex this month

Part of the plan

Sussex-based Potcakes Parties announces the launch of its sister company Potcakes Weddings ( Following the success of organising beautiful, elegant ceremonies under the Parties brand, this side of the business has been separated to dedicate itself solely to weddings.

The aim of the company’s team of specialists is to offer a luxury, personal experience mixed with creativity and expert knowledge – helping clients to plan one of the most magical days of their lives.

Judith Young, managing director, commented: “We love everything about weddings, from making the planning process fun and exciting, to holding our client’s hand on the big day. Like a foot in a Jimmy Choo, we enhance the whole experience and work with them to design and create a truly unique day.”

Meeting of minds

A couple recently married who met through a local friendship club. Brian Druery and Ann Hughes, members of The Group, a Sussex club for unattached men and women, were married at Mid Sussex Golf Club in a ceremony conducted by The Group co-founder, Tricia Bentley. Tricia, a civil celebrant, explained: “It was a real honour to be asked by Ann and Brian to conduct the ceremony. The Group is not a dating agency but of course everybody is delighted that a couple of our members have found happiness with one another.”

Vintage Valentine

Are you looking for a wedding fair with a difference? On 16 February, Belle’s Events is hosting a Vintage Valentine’s event at Worthing Dome - itself an old-fashioned treasure.

You and your wedding party can come along and see the venue in all its glory, full of vintage-inspired suppliers from the local area that can create a stunning backdrop for your day. Couples will be greeted with a complimentary glass of fizz before exploring the plethora of talented suppliers in the Dome Lounge.

Built in 1911, the Dome Lounge and Atrium are both fully licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships. The Lounge has capacity for up to 150 guests at a ceremony, and the Atrium can accommodate up to 45 guests.

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