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Special 2020 Offer £100 ‘On the Day’ support

So many weddings have had to sadly be postponed due to the current pandemic, but many are still set to go ahead this year.

Our special offer of £100 on the day support for 2020 weddings is here to help.

Photo by Karolina Grabowska

The £100 offer is for approx 5 hours of wedding support for any wedding in 2020. Discreet as possible Covid- 19 precautions will be in place and Government guidelines will be followed throughout as unobtrusively as possible.

This could be, but not limited to:

  • Supplier greeting right through to the end of the speeches
  • Set Up to arrival of bridal party at the reception
  • Help the evening before
  • Clear up after the wedding including checking and sorting of hired items / personal possessions
  • Help for yourselves and guests throughout the ceremony, photos and welcome drinks to the wedding breakfast
  • Preparing and Serving welcome drinks, serving, seating and directing of guests until the evening reception begins
Photo by cottonbro

More than 1 set of £100 offers can be added to your day, perhaps you would like to take advantage of the offer for your full day, additional blocks of up to 5 hours would be £100 each.

Basic terms of the Offer –

The £100 offer is ONLY for weddings in 2020. However if your wedding has to be postponed until 2021/2022 because of Government decision, the offer may be honoured at the discretion of Liliana Fae Events depending on availability of the date. In the case of the new date not being available, your deposit would be returned minus any cost for work already undertaken such as consultation/ supplier sourcing/ administrative work.

Travel is included up to a 20 mile radius from Thame, Oxfordshire. Additional miles will be charged for fuel. Additional time may also be charged depending on time taken to travel.

Subject to a more detailed contract being signed and £50 deposit paid on booking. The remaining balance must be paid 3 days before the wedding date, additional pre- wedding support may be charged at an hourly rate and will be

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Germs.. be gone…

I hope everyone is keeping safe and well. Social distancing is still in place but weddings and celebrations are slowly building back up again.

I’d love to finish this crazy time in our lives with some more bookings to look forward to.

For those who are having to reschedule due to covid 19 I have special heavily discounted rates for all services that I offer. So dont hesitate in contacting me.

“Great things are worth waiting for”

…. and will be all the more fun to celebrate…

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and your wedding

During the current situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) it is heartbreaking that many couples wedding days are being postponed, cancelled at short notice. Here at Liliana Fae Events we understand how difficult it is and how complicated rescheduling an entire wedding can be. With you in mind, we have brought out some free and reduced rate services to help couples feel more in control and reassured that their beautiful day will happen. There are many aspects currently surrounding services booked, re-booking, fees paid and fees due that are all a minefield to navigate in such a strange and unforeseeable event. Take a look at what we can offer you on our website.

If you are unsure about whether your wedding day will go ahead, keep in contact with your venue and your suppliers – take their lead and decide whether or not postponing to next year is right for you. Negotiate as early as you can for a potential alternative date to secure your suppliers where possible to avoid further disruption to your plans. Negotiate fairly with your suppliers, and if you would like any advice regarding terms and conditions – do seek support to ensure that you are being treated fairly with regards to cancellations, postponements and the exchange of payments already made vs services and work already undertaken.

Why our wedding fairs?

I’m no writer, as we may have already discovered, but Charlie the editor of Vale Life has made my ramblings into a fantastic succinct article about wedding fairs.

We run fairs to highlight the best of wedding suppliers in our local area in particular. Getting couples to be to the fairs can be difficult, there are so so many nowadays. Most venues host their own open days and have a selection of proffered suppliers, the aim is to show off the venue, and what it has to offer.

Our fairs are Independent. They are not attached to any particular supplier but do take on the best, ensuring that they have the right Public Liability insurance and fully risk assessed to ensure that they are going to be perfect and prepared for your big day.

Our upcoming events on 1st March at Thame Barns Centre, our Vintage and Alternative fair at the Merry Bells in Wheatley on the 29th March, and the amazing collaboration event with Thame Town Council, The Spread Eagle hotel and Sally Evans Artists and Makers Fairs on the 4th October as ‘Thame Wedding Show’ will all have great suppliers from Thame and surrounding areas to bring you the best of Thame as a wedding venue or as a wedding supplier market.

(Instagram- @thameweddings And also on Facebook!)

How safe is your glitter bar?

Would you risk your child’s eyesight or someone who hasn’t learned about infectious skin conditions? Lets talk Glitter! Cosmetic Glitter and self taught ‘glitter and face painters’..

The popularity of glitter bars and festival glitter has risen dramatically over the past 3 years in particular, and so have the amount of people who offer it as a service.

But how many have full, valid insurance and safety training to prevent injury and in some cases even death? I can answer that based on some simple research I conducted out over Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Buckinghamshire alone. Of the 30 advertised pop up glitter bars that I contacted (10 in each county) only 6 had provable valid insurance and qualifications to back it up in case of injury, and those were the ones that had been specifically trained in the safety of Cosmetic application.

close up photo of woman with gold glitters on her face
Eye Glitter – Photo by Hope Aye on Pexels.com

What is valid insurance? 

In date covered Public Liability insurance up to whatever specified amount they choose to get cover for. I wonder what price you could put on a persons eyesight for instance should something go irreversibly wrong.

However insurance doesn’t prevent mistakes. Proper training and qualifications, particularly surrounding the Health and Safety of Cosmetic Application, helps to prevent those fatal mistakes considerably by over 99% when all training has been stringently applied throughout the service provided.

https://smartqualifications.com/what-are-you-insured-to-deliver/      (external link)

And that is why VALID insurance is very hard to come by with these self taught pop up glitter bars. General Pubic Liability Insurance for cosmetic artists does not cover risks with Treatments – such as cosmetic application. So do check that this is included in the insurance policy. Also ask to see the terms and conditions of their insurance policy. Does it state that validity is based on appropriate qualifications and training record.

Salon Gold – one of the leading Insurance companies for Salons, makeup artists and beauticians states in their terms that ”You will only need to produce your certificates in the event of a claim. When you purchase your insurance you are declaring that you have a suitable qualification”

(http://www.salongold.co.uk/qualifications)

Therefore Public Liability without the qualifications are typically INVALID – because usually the evidence of certification is not required to gain the certificate itself.

Most insurance companies also do not offer coverage if you have not been in training/ qualified (or studying for an appropriate qualification), or have a years experience in the field. So if they are new to the business and have not been/ being trained by approved providers their insurance is invalid and they would not be able to apply cosmetics such as adhesives, glitters, and gems to the general public without high risk.

What should you look for: Full valid insurance, trained by an approved provider in all aspects of Cosmetic application including specifically trained in working with products around the eyes. Ask to see references, portfolio, qualification certificates and the full Insurance policy including terms and conditions. Don’t be afraid to ask- if they don’t have all of these, they are not the safe, recommended and approved glitter bar you would want to hire.  Plus if your event involves children, please stress to parents or organisers that children should be supervised when in close contact with anyone, this protects not just your children but the artist you have hired as well.  Ask for a DBS certificate if you want to be thorough – Event planners and management should be hiring based on many aspects, this being one of them.

assorted color sequins
Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Pexels.com

 

 

Do research, Do check, Do use environmentally friendly and most importantly Do keep safe.