We Love Love!
We are opening our doors in the name of love on Saturday 2nd March for a decadent open house event with some of the best of British names in lifestyle wedding planning.
LOVE is a free event - with an ‘everyone welcome’ invite giving everybody with a glimmer of a wedding in their eye unique access to some of the best of British creatives and makers in the wedding industry some of which rarely appear at wedding events.
SO, What's Happening on the Day?
We'd love for you to spend a couple of hours with us or even stay for the day! There's so much going on - and so much to do! It's going to be a great day!
- Guests attending LOVE are automatically entered into a prize draw to win a wedding reception* at The Mowbray for either themselves or a nominated friend.
- Last chance to submit Love Stories 'wildcard entries' to Win a Wedding Ceremony at The Chimney House - if you'd like to enter before - check out our competition on our Social Channels.
- You will also be treated to sporadic give-away treats in a day of random acts of kindness!
- 'Mowbray Mealtimes' - pre-book to sit down around the Feasting Table to sample the delights from The Mowbray Kitchen - only lunch or afternoon tea left!
- We've got some of the best of British names in lifestyle wedding planning - this is a great chance for you to have consultations, chats and inspiration sessions with ten amazing brands. Don't miss your chance to spend some time with these amazing folk...They are truly incredible! See the full list below...
- Get involved with CAST - they're bringing their workshop so get busy with making and creating your own sublime designs! You'll also be able to buy their cult kits - THE perfect wedding gift!
- Get in quick as Laura Taff is offering a delectable discount to the first 50 visitors to her camp.
- Cocoa Mester will be sampling their ultra delicious chocolates...
- The Cocktail Bar - Sample Mowbray Spring cocktails from the bar! The bar will also be open all day so you can enjoy great wines, top tipples from our Spring menu and local craft ales.
- Delicious Coffee, Teas and Mowbray Bakes will be on sale all day.
- The Mowbray Wedding Lounge - call in for a glass of fizz and a chat about your big day!
- Radio Mowbray will be in full swing.
- Explore The Mowbray - roam around, relax, meet likeminded folk and have some fun!
We’re also hosting 'Mowbray Mealtimes' throughout the afternoon. Join us for a decadent lunch or the ultimate afternoon tea and experience treats from The Mowbray kitchen first hand. Both menu's have been carefully designed to give you a chance to sample menus or inspire you to consider the unexpected for your big day - or even the events leading up to it or even after! We host civilised hen parties, rehearsal dinners and even baby showers! It’s the ideal time to experience The Mowbray - in all of its glory!
Both mealtimes have a limited number of places - so don't leave it too late!
A Decadent Lunch £22 - 13.00 - Read more and book HERE
The Ultimate Afternoon Tea - 15.00 - £18 - Read more and book HERE
Who’s In Love?
We can't wait to welcome you into The Mowbray for this really special day! Here's who is joining us!
Wedding Ceremony Venue For Marriages and Civil Ceremonies :: The Chimney House
After many requests, we are now licensed for Marriages & Civil Ceremonies for up to 50 guests! We’re already booking up fast for Weddings for 2019/2020 and beyond. Let us take care of every detail from dreamy flower arches to gentle styling touches and of course the most magical of candlelit ceremonies.
Wedding Reception Venue :: The Chimney House
Romantic urban beauty personified on Kelham Island. We’re famous for taking care of everything for your big day for boutique weddings specially curated for 20-50 guests. Want to win a wedding at The Chimney House? Enter our LOVE STORIES competition! Read more HERE!
Wedding Reception Venue :: The Mowbray
One of the most talked about Wedding spaces in the North. We can host 30-160 guests for a seated Wedding Feast and up to 250 guests for drinks and dancing. Tipples? We’ll make sure our bar serves up all the classics and all of your favourites!
Gowns :: In-Grid Bespoke Bridal
Steering away from traditional bridal wear; In-Grid, a Sheffield based design studio take inspiration from the classic women's white shirt. Sweeping silhouettes give the gowns a feel of luxury whilst being totally effortless. Handmade in England.
Florals :: Swallows & Damsons
It is hard to express in words the beauty of florals from Swallows & Damsons. There is a real emotional connection between the beauty of nature and the instinctive curation by Anna. Our guests are in for a real treat - as inspiration will be in abundance for both wedding ceremonies at The Chimney House and receptions at The Mowbray. We can't wait!
Favours :: Cocoa Mester
Award winning and hand crafted from Couveture Cacao, including a number of single origin varieties from Colombia. Cocoa Mester make all of their wonderful creations in their boutique kitchen in Kelham Island. Chat to them about bespoke seasonal flavours - the perfect (most delicious) wedding favour!
Wedding Wheels :: White's Nostalgic Coaches
White's Nostalgic Transport is a family run business based in the heart of Sheffield. They’ll be joining us along with their classic fleet of wedding wheels, lining Mowbray Street with a little authentic British spirit. A really wonderful of transporting your day, totally hassle free.
Scent :: Essence + Alchemy
We’ve long been a fan of Essence + Alchemy’s gorgeously pure handcrafted botanical candles and incense. Lesley has perfected our Mowbray scent taking inspiration from The Mowbray’s industrial heritage, local flora and fauna from Neepsend and floral notes from our rooftop British garden. Beautifully packaged up as the perfect little gift, or favour for your guests.
Jewels :: CAST
CAST are an expert team of jewellery designers and makers. We’re thrilled to welcome the guys back to The Mowbray with their immersive pop-up jewellery shop. Designed by 93ft in our design studio (situated above The Mowbray) and hand made in our Kelham Island Workshop! This is the perfect opportunity to get inspired and design your own wedding rings. They will also be fully stocked with their amazing jewellery making kits - an excellent gift for your bridal party or hen party!
Cake :: The Mowbray Kitchen
Mowbray wedding cakes are magical. Freshly made in The Mowbray’s Kitchen they are as light as a dream and indulgently divine. Designed to match The Mowbray - they are elegantly luxurious with a real Sheffield touch!
Photography :: Mariola Zoladz
We first met Mariola on a gorgeous bridal shoot last Autumn at The Mowbray. Her relaxed documentary style of photography captures moments beautifully, with beautiful colour palettes and attention to the finest detail. You find her snapping her way around The Mowbray, capturing all the romance and gorgeous details of the day!
Stationary :: Vine In The Wild
Vine in The Wild are purveyors of modern & ethereal handmade wedding stationery using the finest GF Smith stock. Peruse their gorgeous paper goods, set out with our bespoke W Wright Sheffield steel cutlery, gorgeous seasonal florals, gleaming champagne saucers, dreamy linen and our trademark candles.
Bridal Beauty :: Laura Taff
A wedding day is the most special time in a bride’s life, Laura’s approach helps to ensure a relaxed experience from the initial booking to the big day. She has a unique talent of understanding her brides vision and the ability to stay true to their style and individuality. Laura prides herself on creating a truly memorable wedding experience, individual to each and every bride.
Videography :: Tregoning Weddings
Tregoning Weddings have over a decade of experience in videography and specialise in capturing your beautiful day perfectly. Discreetly and intuitively filmed, they’re masters of creating the most gorgeous highlight-style cinematic video for you to treasure. You’ll find Andrew capturing all the beautiful details of the day at our gorgeous LOVE event!
Win a Wedding Reception at The Mowbray
Guests attending LOVE are automatically entered into a prize draw to win a wedding reception* at The Mowbray for either themselves or a nominated friend.
*The prize is free hire of The Mowbray - the value of this is £4,000 for an 8-hour exclusive hire.
The Winner will be announced on Sunday 3rd March across The Mowbray's social channels - the Winner will also be emailed a full list of inclusions and exclusions.
Win a Wedding Ceremony at The Chimney House
Please see the full details HERE