Origins of October.

Halloween the annual holiday, celebrated each year on October 31 has roots in age-old European traditions. …Or shall we say it’s been … “ Scaring people since the 9th Century! ” On May 13, 609 A.D., Pope Boniface IV dedicated the Pantheon in Rome in honor of all Christian martyrs, and the Catholic feast of All Martyrs Day was established ... Read more


Scrumptious September.

Well, we have to say September was a fun filled month of love and joy! We were privileged to host so many beautiful weddings we just had to share some of their best bits! First up was…. // HANNAH AND JAMES // Photo credits to Mark Bristol. A fun filled day of laughter and Dave the dog, ring barer extraordinaire!! // ... Read more


Arranging August.

Right now ladies… Calling all Brides /&/ Grooms who love a look in! August was the month T.H.E hit pintrest! Let the planning commence! We LOVE to plan along side you to be able to recommended our like minded friends to help create the day of your dreams.  Its all about team work! Why not start with a little pintrest look ... Read more


Juicy July.

July has been a washout weather wise, with a sprinkle of sunshine,.. just to tease us! This in mind I thought I’d take you right back to beginning, where the Holford name originally came from and its watery roots! First written about in 1119, the name Holford derived from the geographical features of its location: HOL – a hollow or ... Read more


Jingle Bells June.

// THERE IS NO SEASON ON ROMANCE // Frost tipped fields, rich textures and indulgence. Theres something magical about the festive season, a magic that lends itself so well to a gorgeous winter wedding! It easy to see why people choose a summers wedding, in the hope the British weather is kind!.. BUT a winters day, crisp mornings and ice ... Read more


May Madness.

The Madness of May is very apparent considering I am writing the blog in June!! Maybe it should have been called ‘Memories of May’!.. We have some lovely memories, although the weather was a wash out, we were very lucky to have some fabulous events, including the gorgeous wedding of // MR AND MRS WARING // Captured by the talented ... Read more


Aprils Antics.

April sprung upon us like on of the T.H.E dogs leaping into the river and left us just as fast as we would run when they shake jumping out  ! Who is just as shocked as us that it is MAY already!! We have had such a fantastic mix of events over the past few weeks it has been great to get ... Read more


Manchester in March.

In 1898 Holford Estate went up for auction and was later bought by the chairman of Manchester united Football club, John Henry Davies, a brewery magnet from Manchester and previous owner of Manchester United football club. The then ‘Newton Heath’, was struggling with a debt of £2,670 at the time that Henry Davis took over. There is a popular story attached ... Read more


Flirty February.

So Fabulous Flirty February as ever has been filled with all the love and affection of Valentines day, what else! Valentines Day, first originated as a Western Christian liturgical feast day, honouring one or more early saints named Valentines, (any excuse for a feast at T.H.E is and excuse worth honouring!) and is recognized as a significant cultural and commercial celebration ... Read more


Justifying January.

Well, time flies when your having fun they say,…or caught up in christmas and new years antics (work)! Sadly, Decembers blog was a little jumbled between the lot!! However, were back fighting fit and ready to rumble for what looks to be a brilliant year ahead at T.H.E! We’ve had a amazing start since opening last year and have been ... Read more