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Rowton Castle Blog
The Dress Have you found the dress yet? It sounds simple doesn't it. On the surface, it looks like an enquiry after a lost garment......maybe one that you mislaid at a bus-stop, but really, we all know that this simple question carries the weight of centuries, and that "the dress" is the most important piece of clothing in your entire life. Once upon a time, brides just wore their very best…
Marriage Proposal Here's something we never considered ;- Did you know that for most men, the biggest moment of their lives is the proposal?  Bear Grylls said it on the Graham Norton show, a most unlikely place for such revelations, but there it was, out for all to see and think about.  (Though the bearded lady singer took some beating for effect).  The wedding day, he thought, was the big…
Same Sex Marriages At the end of March, as you'll know, the law changed to allow same sex marriages for the first time...........hurrah.......real, proper marriages, which must surely be welcomed as being so much more profound than the civil partnerships we've grown accustomed to. This change was a momentous event for all of us who are involved in weddings and wedding venues, and we find ourselves really looking forward to…
Wedding Shoes Shoes, it's such a little word for so big and diverse a subject, but come, let's trip the light Fandango, and take a quick peek at the huge world of fantastical, and occasionally fashionista footwear. Where to begin?  Some are well established in our culture, and others have even managed to make the news. Their walk through history is truly fascinating, but for us, stealing a glimpse is…
Wedding Outfits for the Gentlemen In our last blog, we touched briefly on the portraits which have recently returned to Rowton.  The pictures are beautiful and discreetpastel paintings, which fit so well they barely cause a second glance.  But don't be bored by the artwork ramble, should you care to take a second look, you'll be struck by a quality that's very rare today; masculine glamour, the wow factor. Recently,…
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