Award winning independent bespoke wedding planner and stylist based in the East Midlands. No ordinary wedding planner. Creative, distinctive and original. Trained with and member of the UKAWP.
Products and Services
On-the-day Wedding Coordination
Week of Wedding Planning
Pricing & Costs
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Donna and Mark's wedding
Donna and Mark
A happy couple
Thank you Linzi for all your help on our wedding day, you were so friendly and professional from first contact until the day itself that...
Giles and Rachel's venue sourcing
Rachel and Giles
A happy couple
Linzi helped us with our venue search around the lichfield/derby area. She came up with some real gems which we would never have found o...
‘that black & white cat’ creates distinctive, original and creative weddings. We recognise that everyone is different and we live and breathe that ethos. We offer a highly bespoke and personalised service at your fingertips, when and where you need it.
This award winning team will get to know you both to ensure that your day is a unique expression of your relationship and time together. We’ll work alongside you to bring your ideas to life (creative is our middle name!) whilst taking the load off your shoulders and making sure that everything goes to plan – right down to the very last detail.
All our services are bespoke recognising that one size does not fit all – we offer varying levels of support to match your requirements. We are based in the East Midlands and will travel further afield.
We are members of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners (UKAWP) and have trained with them. We were voted best East Midlands Wedding Planners for 2016 by the English Wedding Awards and have recently been announced as finalists in the 2017 Wedding awards.org for the same category.
So why not contact us for your free consultation and let us start creating your awesome wedding day. Linzi x
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
Less than 10
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
Press and Awards (1)
County Wedding Magazine - Your East Midlands Wedding - October 2016
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Trained with and a member of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners (UKAWP)
Industry Awards (2)
English Wedding Awards - Best Wedding Planner in the East Midlands for 2016
The Wedding Awards 2017 - Finalist for the East Midlands Best Wedding Planner
Location & Contact Details
Loughborough, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 6AL, England
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What is your most memorable wedding?
Donna and Marks wedding last year. There were so many suppliers involved including Birds of Prey, Archery, Bouncy Castle, Irish Band, Ice Cream Trike, DJ and Maypole. The wedding party had the best time ever - it so expressed the bride and groom it was truly a day to remember!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Creative, original, distinctive, unique and fun.
What about your business are you most proud of?
Not being afraid to be different and push boundaries.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Always be yourself. Never lose sight of the fact that it is your wedding. Don't compromise too much otherwise you could lose the essence of your day.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
It all starts with a free, no obligation consultation where i get to understand what you are looking for in your wedding. This consultation also gives us chance to get to know one another - its important we can work together from day one. I'll then send you a detailed proposal for my services which you can peruse at your leisure. All our services are bespoke so they are matched to what you need. Once I'm on board, we'll start talking the detail of all aspects of your wedding including venue and style. You'll receive a detailed step by step plan which we'll use throughout the process to make sure we stay on track. I'll source reliable and trustworthy suppliers for you which match your requirements. I'll also be there on the day to ensure everything is delivered perfectly.
How do you ensure a stress-free wedding?
Being super organised. I have checklists and spreadsheets for nearly everything. I swear by a detailed wedding day timetable and I also double check everything in the last 2 weeks up to the wedding to make sure that everything is in hand.
What do you love most about your job?
Seeing my couple having one of the best days of their lives makes all the hard work worthwhile.
What is your favourite moment at a wedding?
The first look is always special. Seeing the moment my couple realise they are looking stunning, handsome, gorgeous and just truly awesome. Its something which you have to make sure is captured on camera.