January 21, 2019

Today is has been named Blue Monday - the most depressing day of the year but here, at Accordi HQ, we're feeling far from depressed.  Why?  We feel so fortunate to be doing what we love and working with some fantastic clients.  In fact, we are incredibly grateful to ou...

August 27, 2018

Recently I read a great blog by a well-respected wedding maker Rebekah Naomi.  In the blog she explains why she's taken the decision to close her cake making business.  For her, running the business the way in which she did was simply not fruitful.  She found it an imp...

August 7, 2018

I've always got some new quartet and trio arrangements on the go and during July I was beavering away preparing for an August wedding.  David & Brad had asked us to play as a string trio for their wedding ceremony at Nymans, National Trust property in West Sussex.  The...

July 8, 2018

You might notice that the photos on our website have been updated recently.  I'm rather embarrassed to say that our old photos were about 10 years old and so really overdue an update.  We were lucky enough to have our recent photo shoot with Nunzio Prenna, owner o...

April 29, 2018

Happy and relaxed - this was the brief for a last minute wedding booking we received.  By last minute, I mean 24 hours notice.  The couple had been let down by their other supplier but fortunately we were ready, willing and able to help.  The groom requested a piece fo...

March 10, 2018

A few weeks ago I dragged my children around yet another wedding fair.  I lured them with the promise of cake samples.  Wedding fairs can be a really good way of meeting potential suppliers and getting a few ideas.  When I got married, nearly 13 years ago, I attended a...

February 24, 2018

The wedding processional is one part of the wedding ceremony that needs careful consideration.  You may have found the perfect piece of music to make an entrance to but have you thought about  the length of the aisle and how fast you'll walk?

When we arrive at your...

February 11, 2018

We've been very lucky to play at some winter weddings recently at Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club and Stock Brook Manor.  A winter wedding can certainly brighten a gloomy, cold day.  Plenty of candles, a roaring fire and a string quartet playing can create a uniquely...

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