We started this thread because every one of the Ghanaian/Nigerian articles i ran across were many years old

I do want to relate genuinely to brides become which may be preparing comparable days to mine which will be a Ghanaian & Nigerian collaboration. I will be planning for a belated 2015 wedding, We still have actually a great deal to complete! Exactly How will you be getting on?

Hi Cocoabean, firstly congratulations!

I will be Congolese engaged and getting married up to a Nigerian thus I will surely connect with regards to fusing two countries together!

There was a thread for “2015 brides” in the African/Caribbean Forum and there’s a complete many more as much as date articles with similar brides.

I’m May 2015 so a couple of months to get and that can fortunately state i actually do n’t have that much left doing even though there are things i must do but can’t be done until nearer the full time.

Exactly just How have you been getting on?

I’m Ghanaian marrying a man that is nigerian August this current year. Everything at this time is certainly going well, aside from a few somewhat unhappy loved ones and in-laws in the measurements of the marriage. We have been having approx 110 when it comes to time and 150 when it comes to evening. You can easily imagine the surprise! I am nevertheless getting a couple of small digs but hey-ho its our time and our spending plan lol, therefore we’ll get it done the way we need it a lot of the some time make allowances somewhere else. Whereabouts are you currently based?

NubianBride you have not got long to get at all! It should be exciting though. Whereabouts will you be engaged and getting married?

I’m sure 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.

We have been engaged and getting married in a church that is catholic north london, finchley and our reception location is all about 10 minutes away at Hendon Hall resort. Where abouts are you currently engaged and getting married?

I am aware everything you mean about unhappy family relations we now have 100 time guests 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. We have just told individuals who the ceremony is actually for family members and good friends although many think they truly are a good friend these times lol. So that the night is primarily for friends and my h2b has plenty of nigerian buddies lol.

Do not get me started concerning the operating purchase goals, At as soon as 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!

It slightly as there are people we would like to invite but don’t have the space, yet we are having to make allowances for people we don’t know like you, I’ve left a spare table for ‘un-invited’ guests but I’m beginning to resent!

You’re neighborhood ish to me personally! Our company is engaged and getting married in a church that is catholic pinner after which a manor household in Watford however the house is with in Edgware.

Hope you never mind me personally asking but have you been pla ning on supplying transportation involving the church and location? 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 really struggling with venues perhaps perhaps maybe not catering for AfricN/caribean weddings. I will be therefore upset since it’s like we don’t occur! Please just what venues have actually you opted for? I’ve a calculated sit back visitor of 110 +30/40 evening. I might choose anywhere Herts, Essex, or Surrey but near to London. We fellowship in Chiswick. In addition like venues with architectural features for pictureque. Any assistance will be valuable

Haha SoLucky you may be the same personally as me endless listings!!

Aww yeah we’re near my fiance’s home is with in Barnet.

Well we’ve large amount of away from city guests nonetheless my uncle that is in control of those guests has stated he can hire a mini van. But considering that the location generally is no more than 10 minutes from church we recommended just getting cabs or automobile sharing. Are you experiencing great deal of visitors which need transportation? Might you ask a dependable member of the family to stay cost for this?

Welcome Shi and congratulations. The struggles are remembered by me in to locate a venue that catered to African/Caribbean weddings thus I began hunting for venues which allowed outside caterers. To tell the truth it is better to look for venues that enable you to definitely make your caterers that are own have actually a list of African/Caribbean caterers you need to use. You can find large amount of venues into the areas you talked about. I’m able to 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 resorts such as for instance getaway Inn and Hilton, you will find a number of in Herts/Essex that focus on African/Caribbean weddings and enable you to definitely make your caterers that are own. I’m utilizing Favour occasions as well as on their web site they will have a summary of venues they cater at therefore you should always check them out even in order to get a summary of other feasible venues. Inform me if you want any longer assistance and you want that e-mail. Good luck xx

Welcome to the forum! Entirely realize in regards to the trouble in finding venues that either have actually afro/caribbean caterers or permit you to generate your caterers that are own. As you are able to be versatile with location, this could start you as much as more areas view it. I will be engaged and getting married in tall Elms Manor in Watford, they charge ?3 per person to bring in your caterers and chair a maximum of 110 when it comes to wedding break fast (so a maximum of ?330 to bring in your caterers) with around 200 for a night reception (though I think 200 could be a little tight! ). They do however charge corkage (which we negotiated down). We are utilizing Eat Jollof London ( exact same group behind Jollof Pot). Inform me if anymore information is needed by you!

NubianBride – which is fab that the church is really so near! We were planning to take a look at Hendon Hall also because as previously mentioned it really is close to my loved ones home but my fiance preferred to somewhere get married more basic, so our company is keeping our regional church. Since the area is fairly 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 case lol. A really high priced in the event!

I have had a few buddies utilize Favours, the meals is wearing both occasions been good!

Hi ha dudes. Congrats too! Lol.

Thank you NubianBride and SoLucky08.

I’ve been already in touch with our african caterers of that they have now been very useful and supportive and also have a good place list on their site.

The best venues are considering with breathtaking historic architectural features are listed below. However I want they certainly were within reasonable monetary means and that permits for external african/ caribean catering.

Banqueting hallway London

Kew Gardens, simply to name a couple of.

I wish to go out of the resort hotels and marquees if posible.

We have seemed around watford (since that is where We numerous numerous enough time lol) but We questioned the drive from Chiswick to Watford Or i might need to break within the times e.g. Ceremony on and reception Saturday friday. Will discover! As you of you pointed out i believe it will be perfect to shortlist then come to a decision.

SoLucky08 High Elm Manor appears really lovely and just exactly what an incredible deal! Great to learn that Jalloff Pot are behing Eat Jallof London because I became attempting to see them online under their old name.

Many thanks for for the efforts and we therefore want you good luck with organising and planning. We will help keep you posted everything we decide.