HBJ Recommends

As a fully established freelance hairdresser who specialises in bridal hair, I regularly work with other talented professionals both within Hertfordshire and across the South East.

It is my ethos to only recommend professionals that I believe are outstanding experts in their field. 



James LenaghanJames Lenaghan New Mission Personal Training Studio is situated in the grounds of Thrales End Farm Harpenden. With onsite parking in an exclusive and private location makes New Mission the ideal choice. With highly qualified and motivated Personal trainers offering a second to none professional service we can cater to all your training requirements helping you achieve your individual goals.


For more information please call James on 07545 834000 or email to james@newmission.co.uk or visit www.newmission.co.uk. 



Jo Saville

Jo Saville (right) I am a professionally trained freelance make up artist.

After completing a degree in psychology, I knew there was still a void in my life that needed to be filled.

My passion is, and always will, lie in make up so I began to train to fulfill my ambition.



Niki Lawrence - Freelance Make up Artist studied for three years at The London College of Fashion training in make up for the performing arts and graduated with a BA (hons). Niki has over ten years experience and divides her time between photo shoots and bridal make up, regularly working with editorial clients including Red, Glamour, Shout, Prima and many more. Advertising clients include Argos, Suzi Smith, Sony and Isme. Niki is also the recommended make up artist of Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf and spa. Niki is happy to travel throughout the uk and is also available for destination weddings. www.nikimakeup.co.uk    



Zoe Beckett - Becketts Bride was created to give every bride the opportunity to wear their dream dress. With world renowned designers including Vera Wang, Monique Lhuillier, Oscar de la Renta and Marchesa. These exquisite gowns are available at an affordable price. www.beckettsbride.co.uk

Zoe Cookson Wedding Dresses



Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa

As the official hair supplier for this beautiful hotel, It truly is one of my favourite venues in Hertfordshire so It comes very highly recommended.

The grade II listed Mansion House creates one of the most impressive looking wedding venues in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. Its history, marble interiors and beautiful period rooms, including a spectacular converted Orthodox Russian Chapel, are enough to make any bride feel like a princess on her wedding day.



Wedding Cakes Hertfordshire Anne Chappell
Fabulous wedding cakes by Anne Chappell.

Anne is a professionally trained cook and has completed, with distinction, the renowned diploma course at Leith's School of Food & Wine in London.  She has been making and decorating beautiful cakes since 2001 and would be delighted to work with you to create your perfect wedding cake, be it contemporary or traditional in style. 


Anne is based in Hertford and can deliver/set up your wedding cake within a 20-mile radius.  Other cakes can be collected from her  in Hertford.



The fabulous Beki Young - Beautiful photography and bookbinding www.bekiyoung.co.uk


Hertfordshire Magician Christopher Whitelock provides an extra sparkle to your wedding breakfast or evening celebration.