The Wedding Awards 2017 Shortlist!

Last updated: 18th Mar 2019

We are thrilled to announce The Wedding Awards 2017 Shortlist! With over 180,000 votes cast by thousands of clients and couples, this amazing list is packed with some of the UK’s very best wedding suppliers and venues – truly the cream of the crop!

These shortlisted suppliers will go through to the next and final round where our Finalists, Highly Commended and Winners will be picked by top and wedding industry experts. So stay tuned as these will all be announced the 1st of March!

We’d also like to extend a huge thank you to all suppliers who participated but did not make it through to the Shortlist. All votes will count towards boosting your search ranking, and we are already planning on an even bigger and better 2018 awards!

So without further ado… Our Shortlist!


Wedding Beauty Supplier of the Year – Shortlist: the free online wedding planner

Rachael Divers Make-Up Artistry 

Fiona Lucy Clark Hair and Make-Up Artist 

Bellus Femina  

Louise Seymour

Inner Beauty Weddings 

Lauren Wheeler Make Up

The Beauty Shed Makeup Artists & Beauty Therapists

Lyndsey Morgan Make- Up

Amazing Face Dorset Bridal Hair & Makeup

Ms Moo Make Up 

Rochelle O’Brien Makeup Artist 

Elegance Bridal Coiffure

Wedding Make Up by Nicola


Hair & Make-up by Gabrielle 

Wedding Hair By tara

Trish Rawlins Make-Up Artist


Simone Whitehead Bridal Hair

LJP Hair and Makeup

Makeup by Lauren Harvey 

Rebecca Frances Make-Up Artist 

Ana Ospina 

Kelly Waldock

Love Your Hair Cassandra 

Elle Hitchens Make Up Artist

Leah’s Beauty and Make Up 

Eye Candy Hair & Makeup 

Primp Powder Pout 

Karma Hair Design 

Victoria Oke Make Up 

Kristina Gasperas Make-Up Artist

Stacey Jade 

Jax-Glam Beauty 

Essex Wedding Beauty 

Makeup – Your Mind 

Tricia D’Costa Makeup & Hair Styling 

Sophie Alexis make up

Hair and Makeup by Saskia

Amy Laney Makeup Artist 

Brides and Beauty 

Gemini Styling

Selina’s Salon 

Mel Kinsman 

Lucy Jayne Makeup Artist

Victoria Taylor Bridal and Photographic Makeup 

Makeup by Kayleigh 

Made Up Makeup and Beauty 

Make Up By Jenni 

Lynda Susie Hair & Make up Artist 

Fiona McNicholas Makeup Artist  

Claire Bache Makeup Artist 

Vicki Lord, Mobile Wedding Hairdresser 

Lessandras Beauty Studio. 


Wedding Cake Supplier of the Year – Shortlist: BBWA 2017

Fondant & Apron Strings 

The Sweet Stuff

Edible Essence Couture Cake Co

Finesse Cakes

Cookie Delicious 

The Costa Cupcake Company 

Heavenleigh Cakes

Cakes Beautiful  

Sherry Hostler Cake Artistry 

Lotti & Lu 

Melissa Woodland Cakes 

Bee’s Bespoke Bakes

La Belle Cake Company

Sugar Me Icing 

Just Like Mummy’s 

Tapestry Cakes 

Dolce Lusso Cakes

Sweet Creation  

Jill the Cakemaker


Smillies Cakes N Pops & Weddings N Events 

The Duke of Cakes 

Blossom & Crumb 

The Red House Cake Company

Tees Bakery 

The Splendid Bakery

Once upon a cupcake 

Little white bakery

Kelly’s Cake Boutique 

Bills Edible Art 

White Rose Wedding Cakes  

Cake! by Chloe Ltd 

Iced images cakes 

All Shapes And Slices Cake Co 

Gorgeous Gems Bakery 

Dawn McCabe Wedding Cakes 

Jackie’s Cakes

Occasional Cakes 

Centrepiece Cakes

Cake Me By Surprise

Dream Wedding Creations


Southwell Cakery 

Cherry on the Cake

Clock Tower Cakes


Wedding Caterer of the Year – Shortlist: the free online wedding planner

Primrose Fayre Catering 

Pq Event Caterer 



Treacle town pie company and events

Ruff Wood Pizza 

Hart’s Food and Events

Lillie’s Catering 

Guess who is coming to dinner

Solo Kitchen

Cuisine Studio Catering Company

I Do Wedding Catering

Kampai Cocktails

Ginger Snap 

Black Peppermint Food Co

Happy Hog Roasts and BBQ Caterers 

Food Unlimited Catering

Total Hospitality 

Holders Catering 

Bouquet Garni Caterers 

Appetite Direct 

Vincere Catering


Wedding Decoration Supplier of the Year – Shortlist:  

Couture Events  

Events by Dragonfly 

Twilight Trees 

Covered in Style

Newbury Wedding Services 

KMS Hire 

Light It Up Torbay 

Add a Little Sparkle

Pretty Little Extras

Classic Bows 

Lula Mai Events 

Beau Events 

Sophisticated Shindigs

Cooper’s Chair Covers

Elizabeth Weddings 

Themes Incorporated

Occasional Favours


Emma Bunting

Emma Hall Designs

Make It Special Events 

My Something Borrowed

Daisy Says I Do 

Decorations and Celebrations 

Simply Bows & Chair Covers


Qube Events & Productions 

To Have & To Hire Events Ltd 

The Timeless Table Venue Styling 

The Original Draping Co 

Bun ratty Candles

Wedding & Events by Jan 

Charmed Events 


Wedding Dress and Accessories Supplier of the Year – Shortlist: the online wedding planner

Yasemin’s Gowns 

Lace And Love 

Bridal Boutique at Chilham 

Eternally Yours Bridal Wear 

A Class Brides

Acula Creations 

A Wise Bride 

The One Bridal Boutique

Village Brides, Shipston-on-stour 

Elizabeth Bessant London 

Once Upon a Time Bridal wear Ltd

Dana Dallal Bridal 

Elizabeth & Rose Design Wedding Time Bridal Salon 

Marianne Jessica Bridalwear 

Townhouse Bridal 

Love & Lace Bridal 

Yorkshire Bridal Gallery

Bridal Reloved Rowton 

The Wedding Veil Shop 

Bridal 88 

Kate Collins Design

Bridal Reloved 

Edith & Winston Bridalwear 

Love Hats Millinery 

Eloise’s Secret Closet 

Boutique Brides 

Crystal Creations Tiaras 

Snooty Frox of Harrogate 

Essex Bridal Outlet 

Worn with Love Bridal 

Oui Madam Bridal Atelier 

Rosemary Ringrose Handbags 

Wedding Quarter 

Bridal Reloved, Beverley 


Boxed Bridal

The Bottom Drawer Bridal 

The Bridal Gown 

Jenny Packham 

Katya Katya Shehurina  

Extra Special Touch, Nottingham 

Forget Me Not Designs

Just The Way You Are Limited

Kitty & Dulcie 

Something Old Something New 

Princess Brides

Icon Bridal 

Heart Aflutter Bridal Boutique 


Wedding Entertainment Supplier of the Year – Shortlist: BBWA 2017 

Andy Jamieson Close Up Magician 

Eddie Young Magic 

Chris Cook Magic 

Prop Star Booths 

Matthew J Magic 

Smart Magic

Chris Peskett, Magician 

Lancashire Magic 

Bespoke Dance and Functions 

Fototastic Photo Booths 

All Steps First Dance 

Pyromania Fireworks  

Paul Ace Music 

Swansea Queen of Hearts Fun Casino  

Giggles and Games 

Magic With Silly Scott 

Vince Spade, Magician 


Victoria Lily Events

Majestic Doves 

R & R Productions 

Bollywood Belles

Chocolate Fountain Heaven 

Charlie Brush – Magical Chimney Sweep 

Event Booths 

Quality Photo Booth 

Mega Fun (UK) 

Rock Up and Play 


Harrison the Perceptionist 


Live Music Quotes 

Parlour Gaming Mobile Fun Casino 


Wedding Florist of the Year – Shortlist: the online wedding planner

Of the wild 

I Heart Buttons 

Cindy Kirkland at Creative Works 

John Paul Florist 

Flowers By Suzanne 

Flowers of the Hesperides 

Larkspur Floral Design – Wedding & Event Floristry 

Holly Cadogan Flowers

Wild Bloom 

The Flower Girl

Wild Floral Designs

Elizabeth Grace Design Ltd 

The Flower Pocket 

Sharon’s Flower House 

La Luna Floral Design, Basingstoke 

Kelly Ann’s Flowers 

Perfect Day Wedding Flowers 

Pomp & Petals 

Hannah Burnett Florist 

Vintage Rose 

Thoughts of You Flowers – Award Winning Florists 

Flowers by Claire 

Moody Blooms 

Hiding in the City Flowers 

Elisha’s Floral Design 

Campbell’s Flowers 

Vanilla Blue Flowers 

Bloomin Events 

Lily’s Flowers  

Petals Polly Flowers  

Exmouth Wedding Florist 

Flower Fever 

Blooming Chic

The Flower Room 

Rose&Mary Flowers

Foxgloves & Roses 

Flowers by Becca Jane

Funky Florists 

Laurel Weddings 

West Dorset Wedding Flowers 

Oops-a-Daisy Florist 

Windmill Flowers 

Sarah’s Floral Studio

Pretty Perfect Bouquets & Boutonnieres


Wedding Jewellery Supplier of the Year – Shortlist: BBWA 2017

Gimmy Designs – Handmade Artisan Jewellery

Abby Hook Jewellery Artist 

The Wedding Ring Store 

Aimee Winstone 

Art Couture Bridal 

Sarah Elizabeth Creations 

The Diamond Store  

Hey Jules! 

Charms by Joanna 

Johnny Rocket Jewellery 

Marie London 


Adorn Jewellers of Chesterfield 

Michelle’s Handcrafted Jewellery 

Platinum Jewellers 

Form Bespoke Jewellers 

Aurus London 



Wedding Videographer of the Year – Shortlist: the online wedding planner

Dream a Theme 

Film4Life Productions

Heartfelt Video Productions Ltd.

Harlequin Moments 

A & G Productions 

Alpha Video Ireland 

Daniel Hatton

Charlotte Dart Photo & Film 

Veiled Productions 

West Coast Weddings

James Riley Videos 

Carpe Diem Videography 

Serenity Wedding Videos 

Scott Graham 

New Gen Films 

Tie the Knot Films 

Walpole and Howson

Perfect Moment Films 

R & L Digital Videos 

Phills Photography and Film 

Just Happy Together 

I Do Film Weddings  

Ever Thine Wedding Videography 


Wedding Transport Supplier of the Year – Shortlist: BBWA 2017


Cinderella Dream Motors 

Bluemoon Wedding Cars 


VW Black Betty Wedding Transport 

Asian Wedding Horses UK 

Mr Vintage Cars 

Fiat 500 Hire 

Crozier Wedding Cars

The Horse Drawn Carriage Company 

Carlton Wedding Cars 

Premier Limos Ltd 

White Rolls Royce Wedding Car 

Carrbridge Carriage Driving 

Amandas Wedding Car Hire 

Klass Cars 

GSP Wedding Cars 

JM Carriages 

Confetti Wedding Cars 

The Yorkshire Chauffeur Company 

Dream American Cars 

City of London Black Taxis 

CWC Wedding Car Hire 


Wedding Stationery of the Year – Shortlist: the online wedding planner

Queen D Invitations

Spotty Dog Event Stationery 

Inspired Hand 

It’s bowade 

Amore Invitations 

The Little Blue Brush 

Russet and Gray

I Heart It

Rsvp Handmade Stationery 

Wonderland Invites & Design Studio 

Paper Tree Design 

Vintage Twee 

Amor Designs 

Cherry Pickle Designs 

Cards Creations 

Perrott Bespoke Printing 

Eliza May Prints 

Feel Good Invites 

Wedding Blossom 

2Flux Stationery Studio 

Sally Rose Studio – Bespoke Stationery and Floral Design 

Paper Memories 

The Wedding Stationery Boutique 

Yours Occasionally 

Creative Calligraphy 

Elisa by Design 

Utopia Cards 

Belo Paperie 

Pemberly Fox 

Handmade by Kelly 


Wedding Planner, Celebrant or Toastmaster of the Year – Shortlist: BBWA 2017

South Coast Weddings 

Love Lydia Weddings & Events 

Lamare London Luxury Wedding Planners 

As You Wish Events 

Special Day Weddings 

The Wedding Emporium Banbury 

Chantilly Rose Weddings and Events 

Amore Star Events 

Pamella Dunn Events

Geoffrey Harris Toastmaster 

King’s Celebrant Services 

 Toastmaster Bob Lloyd 

Revelry Events 

As You Wish Wedding and Events 


Just Celebrations 

Best Day Ever Wedding Planning 

Ruth Elizabeth Events 

Yvonne Beck Celebrant

The Specialist Event Company 

Nathan Williams Events 

Michael Kellett Toastmaster 

Sarah & Tobias Luxury Wedding & Event Planning 

Simply Ceremonies 

Busybrides Wedding Planners & Toastmaster

John Driscoll 

One Stylish Day 

Trevor English Toastmaster/ Celebrant  


Wedding Photographer of the Year – Shortlist: the online wedding planner

Chris Giles Photography 

Belle Momenti Photography 

Anna Mikulich Photography 


Samantha Jayne Photography

Tammie Louise Photography 

JLA Photography 

Kristida Photography 

Fenita Photograhy Studio 


Wetherall Photography 

Sanshine Photography 

Project Valentine 

Sarah Legge 

Benni Carol Photography 

Fresh Shoot Studios 

Joasis Photography 

MAC Photography, Worcester 

Tub of Jelly 

Mark Barnes Photography 

Melanie Henderson Photography 

SKL Photography 

Matthew Grainger Phography

Debbie Sanderson Wedding Photography 

SORRISO Weddings and Portraits 

Photography by Phiish 

Black Bull Photography 

Photography by Derek and Debbie 

Leigh Parke Photography 

Nik Bryant Photography 

Carla Guest Photography 

Adam Jones Photography 

5 Little Boys Photography 

Sophie Bowdler Photography 


David Bousfield Photography 

Philippa Gedge Photography 

Philippa Sian Photography

Freeze the Moment Photography

John Coles Photography 

Dotty Photography 

Michael Calders Photography 

Graham Mansfield 

Louise Prestwich Photography 

Struth Photography 

ER Photography 

Michelle Charnock Photographer 

Gabrielle McMillan Photography Henley on Thames 

Stella Kurek Photography 

Soulful Reflection Photography & Videography 

Josie Parr Photography 

Diamond Shots 

Photography By Anna Marie 

Melanie Barnfield Photography 


Treasured Moments Photography 

Joshua Tucker 

Carla Stillman Photography 

Nadin Dunnigan Photography 

S2 Images 

Monika Szmidt Photography 

Jennifer Sinclair Photography 

Joanna Cleeve Photography 

Ross Hurley Photography 

Frances Milburn Photography 

Lisa Roberts 

Harry Richards Photography 

Andrew Miller Photography, Chepstow 

Acorn Images 

Martin Hobby Photography 

AG Studios 

GE Photography 

Anthony Ball Photography 

Paul Sutton Photography 

New Road Photography 

Rainbow Revolution Photography 


INV Media 

Ajie Jones Photography

Amie Parsons Photography 

Illa Photography 

KLRSnaps Photography 

Manon Pauffin Photography 

Computer Printing Wedding Photography 

Peter Anslow Photography 

Nathan Marshall Photography 

Bay Lei Photography 

NLC Photography

Simon Atkins Photography 

Aaron Delaney Photography 

Bloomwood Photography 

Gavin Conlan Photography 

Kayleigh Pope Photography


Wedding Music Supplier of the Year – Shortlist: BBWA 2017

Matthew Lamb Singer 

Kyle Harris: Singer 

Northern String Quartet 

My Local DJ 

Wedding Smashers 

Nathan Hassall Music 

Down for the Count 

SM Entertainments 

If You Need a DJ 

Natalie Nightingale 

Carrie O’Donnell – Wedding & Event Pianist 


Jimmy Lee Entertainments 

DJ Kube Disco & Karaoke 

Blue Topaz Strings 


Hits Discos 

Stealth Weddings 

Toscana Strings 


The Superlicks Party Band 


Bone Idol 

Saffron Strings, Chippenham 

Grazia Strings 

Hotsteppaz Wedding DJ 

High Voltage Discos 

Crystal Palace String Quartet 

DJ Pavey 

Shoosh Weddings 

Pure Wedding DJ’s 

Soundone Wedding Disco 

Abg disco 

Sight ‘n’ Sound 

Nero String Quarter 

Espresso Jazz 

Premier Event DJs 

Courtyard Jukebox Modern Acoustic Duo 

Gebby – Wedding/Event Singer 

The Trends Party Band 

The Curious LITTLE Big Band

All Events UK 


Wedding Menswear Supplier of the Year – Shortlist: menswear

Roberto Revilla London 


Highland Scene 

Cufflinks World 

Charles Gale Clothing 

Young’s Hire 

DAPPER Formalwear for Men 


Wedding Marquee Supplier of the Year – Shortlist: the online wedding planner

Big Chief Tipis

Florida Marquees 


Best Marquees 

Wings Events Limited Marquee 

Main Event Marquees 


Wedding Venue of the Year – Shortlist: BBWA 2017

North East 

The Sun Hotel, Northumberland

Woodhill Hall

The Biscuit Factory

Rockliffe Hall

Newton Hall

Healey Barn


North West

Sparth House Hotel

Cote How Lakeland Venue

SIREN Liverpool

Thorton Manor

Askham Hall

Linthwaite House

The Monastery Manchester

The Venue at the Royal Liver Building

Belle Epoque

Grosvenor Pulford Hotel and Spa

Heaton House Farm

Sandhole Oak Barn

The Castlefield Rooms


Yorkshire and the Humber

The Gardeners Country Inn

Victoria Hall Saltaire

Camp Katur

Rudby Hall

The Goodfellowship

Casa Hotel, Brighouse

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa

The Orangery, Settrington

Goldsborough Hall

Holdsworth House Hotel

The Earl Of Doncaster Hotel

The Hospitium

The Old Deanery

Woodlands Hotel, Leeds


West Midlands

Iscoyd Park

Rodbaston Hall

The Upper House, Staffordshire

Combermere Abbey

Albright Hussey Manor Hotel

Moor Hall Hotel and Spa

Birtsmorton Court

Compton Verney House

Hagley Hall

Manor Hill House

Parkfields Country House

Shustoke Farm Barns

Swinfen Hall Hotel

The Ashes


East Midlands

The Maynard

The Old Vicarage Boutique Wedding Venue

Woodhall Spa Manor

Kelmarsh Hall and Garde

Brooksby Hall

Courteenhall Estate

Bawdon Lodge Farm

Crockwell Farm

Dodmoor House

Highgate House

Hodsock Priory

Ringwood Hall Hotel

Rushton Hall Hotel and Spa

The Legacy Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel


East of England

Ashridge House

The Granary Estates

Fanhams Hall

Barnham Broom Hotel and Golf Club

Boreham House

Brampton Grange Estate


Braxted Park Weddings

Clumber Park Hotel & Spa 

Cockliffe Country House Hotel

The Venue at Kersey Mill

The Lawn

The Cambridge Belfry

The Barns Hotel

Smeetham Hall Barn

Prested Hall

Moor Park Golf Club

Maidens Barn

Leez Priory

Hintlesham Hall

Hengrave Hall

Hedingham Castle


Down Hall Country House Hotel


South East

The Night Yard

Worton Hall

East Quay Venue

Gildredge Manor

The Pines Calyx

The Blue Pigeon

Yoghurt Rooms

Ufton Court

Burrows Lea Country House

Lillibrooke Manor and Barns

Missenden Abbey

Audleys Wood Hotel

Buckinghamshire Golf Club

Chicheley Hall

Cooling Castle Barn

Deans Place Hotel

Great Fosters

Hever Castle & Gardens

De Vere Horwood Estate

Knowlton Court

Leeds Castle

Mountains Country House

Northbrook Park

The Oakley Court

Oatlands Park Hotel

Penshurst Place and Gardens

St Augustine’s Priory

The Conservatory at Painshill

The Elvetham

The Great Barn

The Tythe Barn, Oxfordshire

Trunkwell House

Winters Barns


South West

Karma St. Martin’s

Plumpton Racecourse

The Barns at Wick Farm

The Old Vicarage, Hinton

Lynton Wedding Venue

Monks Withecombe

Manor by the Lake


The Victorian Barn

The Italian Villa at Compton Acres

Thornbury Castle

Thornbury Golf Centre

Port Eliot Estate

Brympton D’Evercy House 

China Fleet Country Club

Cripps Stone Barn 

Eastwood Park

Elmore Court

Highcliffe Castle

Hyde House & Barn

Orchardleigh House & Estate

Quantock Lakes

Riverside Sopley Mill

Rookery Manor Hotel & Spa

The Great Tythe Barn

Winkworth Farm



Fulham Palace

Nonsuch Mansion

Loft Studios

Banking Hall

Tanner Warehouse

Barbican Centre

No.4 Hamilton Place

Merchant Taylors’ Hall

East Wintergarden

Spitalfields Venue

The Ritz Hotel

Pembroke Lodge

Addington Palace



Peterstone Court Hotel

The Castle Hotel, Llandovery

Porthmawr Country House

Llansantffraed Court Hotel



Comlongon Castle

Kilrie Granary

Assynt House

Myres Castle

Dryburgh Abbey Country House Hotel 

The Lodge on Loch Goil


Northern Ireland


Lissanoure Castle

Ballyscullion Park