Your Kent Wedding - Page number 10 - May/Jun 2021 (Issue 96)

BRIDAL BEAUTY Established in September 2020, Naturally Beautiful Brides, is owned by Nicola Hollingsworth who began her level 2 hair and media make-up course in the same month. She offers a variety of packages ranging from make-up to photography. Due to Covid she’s been modelling her make-up looks herself and you can check them out on her social media pages. “I’m excited to get back to work and make brides look beautiful,” she says. To find our more head over to @naturallybeautifylbride and @naturally.beautiful.brides HEY GOOD LOOKIN’ A busy bridal boutique doesn’t have much chance to give itself a makeover, but lockdown provided a rare opportunity for the team at Dress Dreams to create a whole new brand identity, completely refurbishing the boutique in Sevenoaks, as well as undergoing a website refresh. “We’ve been busier than ever and are ready to welcome brides through our doors, wowing them with our breathtaking new interior,” says owner Kate. Check out Spice up your life Now that restrictions are beginning to lift and larger weddings will soon be back on the agenda, Karara is taking bookings and is very excited to be doing so. Spicing up the Kent food scene Karara, meaning “spicy”, is the new brand name for amazingly aromatic dishes created by local chef Paul Babra. It’s the culmination of Paul’s vision of bringing flavours to life wherever you are. “I don’t want to stay inside four walls and cook, my team and I want to go to events, see people and share in their enjoyment of the healthy flavourful foods we create. These aren’t just curries, this is so much more – it’s an experience,” he says. With a loyal following across the county Paul and his team are well known for catering huge events with their capability for producing hundreds of high quality, healthy and delicious meals at venues such as Leeds Castle. So, if you’re looking for a bit of spice in your wedding breakfast why not pop along and sample the dishes for yourself at the Karara marquee set up at Macknade Food Village from Thursday to Sunday. Also check out Outdoor dining Tipis Restaurant launched at The Gardens wedding venue in October 2020. With restriction-free weddings unable to proceed until 21 st June 2021, the team utilised this prestigious venue, professional chefs and event-planning expertise to bring a new dining experience to the local community. Tipis has now announced its plans to throw open its doors to patrons once more, offering outdoor dining from 12 th April thanks to Boris’ roadmap. The Restaurant will serve seasonal and locally- sourced British food from open tipis with views across the venue’s English country gardens. Local styling company Hire Love has even decorated the dining area in a rustic style that pays homage to the beauty of the Kent countryside in spring. So, if you’re eager to get back to date night, give it a try. The restaurant will be open every Thursday to Sunday until 13 th June when it will temporarily close for weddings being held at The Gardens. Book a table via 10