*Bursts into ‘oh, I do like to be beside the seaside!’* Excuse us… now that’s over. Lauren & Adam were married at the beautiful East Quay Venue in Whitstable. We absolutely love the personalised and DIY aspects throughout this day. From the seating plan board to the homemade limoncello, to the name-place oysters (all handpicked from the beachfront!) Of course, we must acknowledge the fact that their gorgeous dog Peggy was a guest during their big day, and was perfectly captured by Recommended Supplier, Shelby Ellis Photography. Oh, and the cake!? Yeah, you don’t want to miss it. Be sure to look closely at each photo for awesome personalised inspiration on your wedding day… and the hand-crocheted lobsters… on that note, “he’s her lobster!” That is all. 

East Quay Venue for DIY and personalised wedding day

We searched and researched every detail, and ensured that we found the suppliers that completely fit with the day we wanted and our personal taste.

Lauren & Adam


The vibe was laid-back, personal, musical, rustic and fun! We wanted to capture as much of ourselves as a couple as we could. Every last detail was relevant, personal and important to us. We wanted to be as involved in the process as possible, and really make the wedding a reflection of us!


We tried to do as much of the wedding design ourselves. From the seating plan board, to the name-place oysters, the centre-pieces, to the hand-crocheted lobsters, and the homemade limoncello, we did all of it! We tried to make our day as personal and specific to our tastes as possible, and loved every minute of the whole process!

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Enjoy every moment of it! The planning is one of the most exciting parts of the process!

Lauren & Adam

Are you loving the East Quay Venue? We most certainly are! Take a look at our roundup of beautiful beach ceremonies, so you can find the perfect place to say your I-do’s. Or take a little look at Cara & Moppett’s day, complete with a doughnut tower and plenty of colour!

Ella Turner

Written by Ella Turner

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Venue: East Quay Venue | Entertainment: The Duplicators | Florist: Graham Greener | Dessert Table: Bombshell Bakes | Wedding Cake: Finest Layers | Makeup Artist: Essex Hair & Makeup | Bridal Gown: Grace And Lace

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