The Report: The Boho & Retro Wedding Festival


Images by Maxi Photography.

Our social darling Lottie went on a little road trip to Bridwell Park for us recently to experience The Boho & Retro Wedding Festival created by Blue Fizz Events.

It was set to be a day full of festival fun, supplier frolics and inspiration galore and we just love the report our girl on the ground came back with! Lottie’s words are perfectly illustrated by Mel from Maxi Photography, we hope you enjoy it…

The Boho & Retro Wedding Festival


While there are many wonderful wedding fairs out there for newly engaged couples, I have never been to one quite like The Boho & Retro Wedding Festival at Bridwell Park. Organised by the fabulous team at Blue Fizz Events, the festival offered an eclectic, inspiring and quite frankly awesome mix of wedding suppliers. It was a brilliant opportunity to meet heaps of talented exhibitors, as well as the chance to explore the magnificent Bridwell.

The family home of Lord Ivar Mountbatten, Bridwell is cushioned in the quaint village of Uffculme in Devon. It’s surrounded by stunning parkland and extensive views of the rolling countryside. It is quite simply put, a beautiful country house wedding venue. Available for exclusive-use, Bridwell has 20 bedrooms onsite so it’s perfect if you want a huge weekend celebration with your family and friends. Both The Orangery and The Chapel were open for viewing over the weekend, and both were just bursting with romance, style and grandeur. The vast outdoor space also lent itself perfectly for a festival full of imagination and inspiration…

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Two Rustic Inspired Styled Shoots at Upton Barn & Walled Garden


It’s inspiration galore on the blog this week! Today there’s not one, but two rustic inspired styled shoots for you to pin, pin, pin! Both shoots took place at the new Devonshire wedding venue Upton Barn & Walled Garden and are stunning in equal measure.

First up we have a brooding scheme with delicious figs, berries and a gorgeous flower crown all inspired by the Pantone colour of the year – Marsala. Whilst the next serving is a natural and organic themed shoot with succulent place settings and a thread of understated elegance.

So buckle up, Claire {owner of Upton Barn & Walled Garden} is going to show you around, assisted by these swoon-worthy images by Maxi Photography

Notes from Upton Barn & Walled Garden



We decided to host a launch evening for Upton Barn and on the same day we also chose to do a styled shoot for the venue! We wanted to involve quality suppliers that we had already worked with for our wedding or that had been highly recommended by these suppliers and what a great team of people they were!

We knew we were going to be doing two styled shoots on the day. So I wanted to achieve two completely different colour palettes for each shoot to show off the versatility of Upton Barn & Walled Garden.

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