16 Feb This thread was started by me because all the Ghanaian/Nigerian articles i ran across were a long time old
I wish to interact with brides become that could be preparing comparable days to mine which will be a Ghanaian & Nigerian collaboration. I’m arranging a late 2015 wedding, We continue to have a great deal to complete! Exactly just exactly How have you been getting on?
Hi Cocoabean, firstly congratulations!
I’m Congolese engaged and getting married to a Nigerian therefore I will surely connect when it comes to fusing two countries together!
There was a thread for “2015 brides” in the African/Caribbean Forum and there’s many more as much as date articles with comparable brides.
I’m May 2015 so three months to get and that can thankfully state i really do maybe not have that much left doing even though there are things i must do but is not done until nearer the full time.
Exactly exactly just How will you be getting on?
I’m Ghanaian marrying a man that is nigerian August this present year. Every thing at this time is going well, aside from a few relatives that are slightly unhappy in-laws in the measurements of the marriage. We have been having approx 110 for the and 150 for the evening day. You are able to imagine the surprise! I am nevertheless getting a couple of digs that are little hey-ho its our day and our spending plan lol, therefore we’ll take action how exactly we want to buy most of the time and make allowances somewhere else. Whereabouts are you currently based?
NubianBride you have not got long to go after all! It should be exciting though. Whereabouts have you been engaged and getting married?
I am aware SoLucky We cant wait and I also have always been extremely really excited. That I have missed out lol although I keep having dreams of the running order of the day and trying to think of anything.
Our company is engaged and getting married in a church that is catholic north london, finchley and our reception place is all about 10 minutes away at Hendon Hall resort. Where abouts have you been engaged and getting married?
I understand everything you mean about unhappy family relations we now have 100 day visitors I really dont know how many will turn up in the evening although I have put an extra table out for those “uninvited guests” and at present. I’ve simply told people who the ceremony is truly for household and good friends although many think they’ve been a friend these times lol. So that the night is especially for buddies and my h2b has lots of nigerian buddies lol.
Aren’t getting me started in regards to the operating purchase ambitions, At the minute i am attempting to account fully for EACH eventuality, conmon feeling informs me its absurd from making list after list because you can’t but that doesn’t stop me!
As if you, i have left an extra table for ‘un-invited’ guests but i am just starting to resent it somewhat as you can find individuals you want to invite but try not to have the space, yet our company is being forced to make allowances for folks we do not understand!
You’re neighborhood ish to me personally! We’re engaged and getting married in a church that is catholic pinner after which a manor household in Watford however the family home is with in Edgware.
Hope that you do not mind me personally asking but they have you been pla ning on supplying transportation amongst the venue and church? I am presently undecided.
Hi ya I am planning and ghanian a belated 2015 wedding. I will be not used to the post as well as pleased you dudes have begun. I will be actually experiencing venues perhaps perhaps not catering for AfricN/caribean weddings. I will be therefore upset given that it’s like we try not to occur! Please just just just what venues have you opted for? We have a believed take a seat visitor of 110 +30/40 evening. I would personally choose anywhere Herts, Essex, or Surrey but near to London. We fellowship in Chiswick. We additionally like venues with architectural features for pictureque. Any assistance will be valuable
Haha SoLucky you may be exactly like me endless lists!!
Aww yeah we have been near my fiance’s house is with in Barnet.
Well we’ve a complete lot of away from city visitors nevertheless my uncle that is responsible for those guests has stated he can employ a mini van. But due to the fact place generally is just about 10 minutes from church we recommended simply getting cabs or vehicle sharing. Are you experiencing a complete large amount of visitors which need transportation? Might you ask a dependable member of the family to stay cost of this?
Welcome Shi and congratulations. I recall the battles in shopping for a venue that catered to African/Caribbean weddings therefore I began interested in venues which allowed outside caterers. To tell the truth it is better to look for venues that enable you to definitely make your very own caterers or have actually a directory of African/Caribbean caterers you should use. You will find great deal of venues within the areas you pointed out. I will e-mail you a summary of venues that I helped and collated me personally in narrowing down my place. Likewise have you seriously considered utilizing hotels such as for instance getaway Inn and Hilton, you can find a number of in Herts/Essex that focus on African/Caribbean weddings and invite one to make your caterers that are own. I’m utilizing Favour occasions as well as on their internet site they usually have a listing of venues they cater at which means you should always always always check them out even merely to get a summary of other feasible venues. Inform me you would like that email if you need any more help and. Good luck xx
Thank you for visiting the forum! Entirely realize concerning the trouble in finding venues that either have actually afro/caribbean caterers or enable you to make your caterers that are own. As you’re able to be versatile with location, this could start you as much as more areas. I’m engaged and getting married in tall Elms Manor in Watford, they charge ?3 per person to bring is likely to caterers and chair a maximum of 110 for the wedding break fast (so a maximum of ?330 to carry in your caterers) with as much as 200 for an night reception (though for me 200 will be a little tight! ). They do however charge corkage (which we negotiated down). We are employing Eat Jollof London ( exact exact exact same group behind Jollof Pot). Inform me if anymore information is needed by you!
NubianBride – That’s fab that the church can be so near! We had been likely to check out Hendon Hall as well because as stated it really is close to my children house but my fiance preferred to somewhere get married more basic, therefore we’re staying with our neighborhood church. Whilst the area is very rural there is not actually any trains and buses near by, with me once again trying to plan for every eventuality, I’m wondering whether to hire a coach so we are doing the car share but. In the event lol. A really costly in the event!
I have had a few buddies use Favours, the meals is wearing both occasions been excellent!
Hi ha dudes. Congrats too! Lol.
Thank you NubianBride and SoLucky08.
We have been already in touch with our african caterers of that they have already been beneficial and supportive and also a good location list on the site.
The best venues are considering with breathtaking historic architectural features are listed below. However I desire these people were within reasonable economic means and that permits for external caribean catering that is african.
Banqueting hallway London
Kew Gardens, simply to name a couple of.
I wish to go out of the accommodations and marquees if posible.
We have seemed around watford (since that is where We numerous many the full time lol) but We questioned the drive from Chiswick to Watford Or i might need certainly to break within the times e.g. Ceremony on Friday and reception Saturday. Might find! As you of you talked about i do believe it will be ideal to shortlist then come to a decision.
SoLucky08 High Elm Manor appears really lovely and exactly exactly just what a fantastic deal! Great to learn that Jalloff Pot are behing Eat Jallof London them online under their old name because I was trying to find.
Many thanks for for the efforts and we therefore desire you good luck with organising and planning. We shall keep you posted everything we decide.