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    • immuno
    • By immuno 19th Apr 17, 12:51 PM
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    Venue ideas and decorations
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    • 19th Apr 17, 12:51 PM
    Venue ideas and decorations 19th Apr 17 at 12:51 PM
    Hi guys,

    My partner and I are looking to invite only 40-50 guests, and haven't come across many venues for such small numbers. We'd prefer to have round tables instead of one long table..hence the difficulty. We're willing to increase numbers to 50 just for that. We'd prefer a venue around London, so Kent, Essex, Surrey are all good...any ideas? We've looked at a few places in Richmond, but are still trying to find other options. We're flexible with having our ceremony elsewhere, as long as it's not far from the reception venue.

    Any ideas on how to save on decorations would be appreciated! Especially flowers and table centrepieces.

    Thanks!
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    • firebird082
    • By firebird082 20th Apr 17, 8:33 AM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 8:33 AM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 8:33 AM
    What type of venues are you after? I found loads that would have been suitable for that sort of size - all sorts of places have function rooms / garden rooms etc. Look outside all the 'normal' wedding venue type places - try museums, societies, places that have halls for hire.
    • VintageHistorian
    • By VintageHistorian 21st Apr 17, 8:33 PM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 8:33 PM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 8:33 PM
    Try The Maltings in Great Dunmow in Essex, only fits a maximum of 60 people, and you can have the ceremony and reception in the same space They don't have round tables but they can put two rectangular ones together to get a square, which could work.
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    • By nimbo 26th Apr 17, 7:38 PM
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    • 26th Apr 17, 7:38 PM
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    • 26th Apr 17, 7:38 PM
    What time of year are you getting married?

    You could grow some flowers?

    Going to a flower market and arranging them in jam jars to remove the need for a florist?

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