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To Have and To Hold in Brighton

After months of Summer loving on the beach, Autumn brings with it the start of wedding season for Brighton’s many unique suppliers, as newly engaged couples start to make real their dreams of the perfect big day. With seemingly endless options to discover, choosing your ideal venue, dress, caterers, jewellers etc can be quite a daunting task! With this in mind, we thought we’d lend you a helping hand and bring you our top picks of the bunch!

Hotel du Vin

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Bookin your wedding at Hotel du Vin, Brighton you don’t just get a venue – you get the ultimate full package, with thanks to your own dedicated wedding organiser. Their job? To understand and bring your ideas to life (and make suggestions if needed) and then make it all come together on the big day – from arranging consultations with florists and hair stylists to designing the perfect menu and dressing the room.

Formal or informal, funky or traditional, Hotel du Vin ensure the food and drink complement your wedding perfectly. Whether it’s a five-course wedding breakfast, a casual and informal buffet or a completely bespoke dining menu and wine list specifically created for the occasion by the resident Chef and Sommelie, the choice is yours.

There are two private rooms for you to choose from, Dome and Ruinart. The Dome, as the name suggests is an impressively large and airy domed room with a stunning ‘wineglass’ chandelier centrepiece that floods with natural daylight. Perfect for wedding breakfasts, ceremonies, and receptions. Ruinart is a slightly smaller room with French doors, bespoke artwork and an adjoining door to the bistro providing a truly unique space. The Gallery is a fantastic open plan area with exposed beams and an intriguing Laroche wine tasting table should you want something that little bit different. Ideal for smaller, more intimate wedding buffets and nibbles.

Whatever you decide, come the big day, Hotel du Vin work diligently behind the scenes to make sure everything runs like clockwork.

Kellerwood Jewellers

With a commitment to the creation of one-of-a-kind unique and beautiful pieces of jewellery, the guarantee of only the very finest of materials being used and a dedication to customer care, brides and grooms are always guaranteed quality with Kellerwood Jewellers.

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Nestling in Brighton’s South Lanes, Kellerwood supply handcrafted wedding rings made in the UK by highly-skilled master craftsman. The rings are handmade in platinum & palladium, plus yellow, rose and white gold. For those who are undecided on a single alloy, they have the option have a two colour wedding band made. Many brides and grooms arrive with an idea as to the bespoke design they are looking for, however if a little inspiration is required, there is a large selection of master rings to view, which are then commissioned into the metal of your choice.

Proud Cabaret Brighton

Proud Brighton has become a hugely popular wedding destination, attracting couples from all over the world, offering highly original and memorable experiences. With a capacity of over 200 people, it is the perfect wedding venue as well as being one of Brighton’s most iconic buildings for private hire. Known amongst Brighton Bohemians as ‘The Ballroom’, its history spans over 200 years, having been used as an air raid shelter during World War II. Set in the heart of Kemptown, Proud Cabaret Brighton provides a traditional setting with a twist. Offering a full range of entertainment options and equipped with a full licence to host weddings and civil ceremonies, the events team at Proud Cabaret Brighton will provide any brides and grooms-to-be with a stress-free, picture-perfect day.

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White Leaf Bridal Boutique

The White Leaf bridal experience is unique in Brighton, offering brides an opportunity to create affordable bespoke wedding gowns. Either adapt and customise from their Made-to-Measure in store range or create a truly unique one of a kind piece with their design team, complete with an illustration of your exclusive dress. Ensure you book an appointment to have an unhurried styling session with their designer, who will help you find or create the perfect dress for your special day. Everything is custom-made helping White Leaf provide fantastic and flattering dresses for all shapes and sizes including pregnant brides.

Pelham House

In the heart of magical Lewes lies a beautiful 16th Century Town House complete with meticulously-kept mature walled gardens; Pelham House. Offering an elegant backdrop for your wedding day, the hotel is licensed for ceremonies, and is idea for both large and more intimate weddings receptions, allowing you to have the freedom of inviting just your nearest and dearest or make a spectacular affair.

Oliver Pink, the celebrated Head Chef of Pelham House has created a sumptuous seasonal menu using fresh locally sourced produce wherever possible, ensuring you and your guests enjoy a gastronomic feast on your big day. Combine that with the attentive service and the splendid backdrop brimming with old-world charm and you have the perfect blend to ensure every second of your wedding day is an unforgettable experience.

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We are licensed for ceremonies, making our hotel the perfect venue for both large and more intimate weddings. Whether you would like to invite just your nearest and dearest or make a spectacular affair, Pelham House is the perfect Sussex wedding venue.


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Flexibility is the key to their exceptional reputation as a wedding venue. Draw up in a classic car, step out of a horse-drawn carriage, or simply wander up from the breaking waves – Alfresco can accommodate all types of weddings. The stylish Rotunda restaurant is perfect for creating meaningful civil ceremonies and partnerships. Larger receptions are able to dine in the modern Shoreline restaurant boasting panoramic sea views. However you picture your wedding, Alfresco aim to ensure every second of your day is as special as you have always imagined it to be, exceeding all your expectations.

James Ross

For the very special occasion of an engagement or wedding, James Ross have a collection of fine diamond jewellery with hundreds of stunning options for every budget to suit both bride and groom. They offer an unrivalled collection of rings, both vintage and new, that you simply won’t find on the high street.

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For as long as their family business has been established, James Ross has taken the time to ensure their brides and grooms-to-be find precisely the right piece for them. It’s what they’ve built their reputation for quality and customer service on, and they are immensely proud of it. They’ll listen to what you require before helping you to carefully select that perfect piece of bling to suit you and your budget. Most importantly, you can be confident your selection really is one of a kind.

Amberley Castle

Amberley Castle is a truly unique wedding venue where you and your guests will not fail to be enchanted by the sense of history and beauty of the castle and grounds. In equal measures, you will be enthralled by the excellence and quality of the fine cuisine, wines and faultless service on offer.

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Following the footsteps of countless royalty, politicians and VIPs throughout its history, Amberley Castle can become exclusively yours, allowing you to entertain your guests behind the privacy of the curtain walls as well as the 12 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens all enclosed by a high medieval stonework curtain wall forming a dramatic backdrop to your special day.

Amberley Castle can accommodate weddings from 2 to 250 people and offers a variety of day wedding as well as the exclusive use packages. The venue also boasts a long-held reputation for delivering outstanding cuisine for special occasions, with several menu options available for couples to choose from. 

As the night falls on your perfect fairy tale wedding, you even have the option to fill the 19 rooms with your nearest and dearest – the perfect icing on the cake for a truly magical wedding day.

The Grand Brighton Hotel

The iconic and imposing beach front hotel ‘The Grand Brighton’ makes for the ultimate wedding venue in East Sussex; Victorian splendour, stunning architecture and incredible sea views. Just a stone’s throw away from Brighton beach, The Grand is the perfect setting for couples who wish to embrace a sophisticated seaside wedding. The traditional and at times quirky seaside charm, the beautiful bandstand and, of course, the stunning sea views provide the perfect backdrop to capture the memories of your special day.

The four fully-licensed private event rooms can accommodate anything from intimate gatherings to grand banquets for 500 guests. The traditional Regent Room is the perfect space for smaller ceremonies, before stepping outside for beautiful postcard perfect photographs. For larger wedding receptions dine and dance in the gorgeous Empress Suite, which enjoys stunning sea views.

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At the Grand Hotel you can always be sure of ultimate grandeur, service that is fit for the Queen and old world charm.

Sacco & Sacco Photography

Sacco & Sacco Photography specialise in wedding & lifestyle photography. Their style & approach is creative, natural and storytelling. Capturing real moments in life and on your big day. A lovers embrace, side splitting giggles, true family connections. Photos are the only way to hold into what you know because moments they show never change, when the people do.

Ghyll Manor Hotel and Restaurant

Nestled right in the very heart of the stunning Sussex countryside, you’ll find Ghyll Manor Hotel & Restaurant, a 17th-century country house, available to hire for weddings brimming with elegance, style and character. This traditional oak-beamed building gazes out over 40 acres of gorgeous private gardens, including a lake and the pretty summerhouse and caters for civil marriages, partnerships and wedding receptions – enabling you to spend part or all of your big day in this spectacular setting.


The Ghyll Manor wedding packages are perfect for any marriage celebration, however big or small, and are designed to include all the essential elements to make your big day truly unique, including special rates for your guests to stay in the 29-individually designed bedrooms. They also promise that they will never host more than one wedding at the same time. This means that it is exclusively your day and you’ll receive a truly personal service.


Fabricate specialise in creative and impressive draping and theme sets which will transform your reception into one to remember.

No matter where you have chosen to hold your special day, be it a ballroom, marquee, barn or back garden- Fabricate has the resources and expertise to make your event one to truly remember.


With over ten years of experience in creating beautiful weddings and events and covering all of the South of England, they stock a wide range of fabrics and styled settings to suit even the most creative of imaginations!

Using silks, voiles, velours and organzas, they can create soft ceilings, pleated walls and stylish swags, accompanied with mood lighting, to complete your ultimate dream setting. From classically simple soft drapes, lit with sparkling lights, for a romantic dinner reception to a gala dinner full of glitz and glamor, Fabricate will discuss your vision and ideas, budgets and settings to help the event run as smoothly as possible.

The Royal Pavilion

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The majestic and breath-taking Brighton Regency landmark ‘The royal Pavilion’ really does offer a unique palace venue for civil wedding ceremonies and receptions in the heart of the city’s cultural quarter. Built as King George IV’s pleasure palace when Brighton was the heart of fashionable Regency society, the Royal Pavilion has been restored to its original 1823 splendour with Indian architecture contrasted with exotic interiors inspired by China. As well as welcoming royalty and distinguished guests, the venue has hosted some of the most beautiful weddings since 1995.

royal pavilion brightonThe historic Red Drawing Room is the venue for daytime ceremonies. Retaining much of George IV’s original 1820s decorative scheme, the room features red dragon wallpaper and palm tree pillars and has a private entrance leading directly from the restored Regency gardens.

The Music Room, one of the Royal Pavilion’s two magnificent state rooms, is available for civil wedding ceremonies and magical evening receptions. Its extraordinary interior is lit by beautiful lotus-shaped chandeliers, with walls featuring red and gold chinoserie-style canvases and a domed ceiling of hundreds of gilded plaster cockleshells.

The King William IV Room is available to hire for both day and evening receptions. The room can be hired for a seated lunch/dinner or standing buffet reception or just for drinks and canapes after your ceremony. The Red Drawing Room benefits from it’s own private entrance leading directly from the Royal Pavilion gardens. Decorated in Chinese style, this light and airy room features beautiful hand-painted wallpaper.

A truly regal setting to mark the start of married life together.