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Weddings are one of the most stressful events you will ever organise! Even to the most organised person the planning can be daunting at times and the week prior you need to have strong delegation skills, be decisive, a problem solver and organised on top of being excited that your BIG day is fast approaching. At this point we would […]

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  Firstly, we are very much still here, just wanted to give you a little update from our perspective. After 3 months of ” Wedding Lockdown” with only those in exceptional circumstances allowed to be married we are now albeit slowly entering a new phase. This still looks very different from the past “pre pandemic” times of long ago. Trying […]

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A wedding is one of the most important days of your life, and its easy to get lost in the Pinterest/Instagram overload…we’ve cut to the  chase with the top tips from our years of experience! 1. Heel Protectors-No one will see them under your dress! and they will stop you loosing your shoes at the most inopportune moment-walking down the […]

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Today is Monday 15th June 2020. England went into Lockdown on 23rd March 2020- 112 days ago at the time of writing this, or to put it in another way- we have so far rescheduled or postponed 31 events, one every 3.5 days and expect this number to increase. Everyone in the Wedding Industry was lauding 2020 as THE BEST […]

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We all know that weddings are not cheap, but here at Oaktree we like to help our clients to make the most of their budget and to offer advice to save money in areas. Following we have put some ideas down to help your thoughts and your pocket when it comes to wedding catering.  Canapés instead of starters Three courses […]

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No one ever teaches you how to organise a wedding, it’s not covered in the school curriculum and it can be a minefield of friends and relatives all telling you how to do it, in their experience. Food choices for your guests can evoke strong emotions, trying to keep multiple generations happy, and styles of service come and go, with […]

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Just when you thought you’d got your wedding catering for your wedding breakfast sorted… you remember evening food. Evening food can pose many dilemmas… Should we use the same caterers as the day? Should we go for something different and memorable? How much money have we got left to spend? What if its wasted? What happens when people get hungry […]

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If you are planning your wedding or event in the middle of summer and hoping for fantastic weather, then you have to consider refrigeration for food and beverages as you will certainly want cold wine, beers and bubbly to enjoy and you most definitely will not want to give your guests food poisoning!! Beverages: If you are having a marquee […]

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There are many caterers in the South West, so what sets Oaktree Occasions apart from the rest? The answer is you! We personalise our service to you, taking the time to get to know you and understand what you are looking for. It is something we pride ourselves on and we receive positive comments about from every client. Communication When […]

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