Birmingham Couple Are Lucky Winners of £15,000 Wedding Prize at Fazeley Studios

Michelle Peets and Ross Fearon from Rubery in Birmingham are the lucky winners of an incredible £15,000 wedding at Fazeley Studios in Birmingham.

The couple, who have been together for 12 years, beat over 150 couples who entered Win a Wedding at Fazeley Studios 2015 competition to win the grand prize.

Michelle and Ross not only have exclusive hire of their dream venue where they will exchange their wedding vows in front of 75 friends and family, they have also won the complete wedding day package with the wedding dress, rings, flowers, cake, photography, videography, décor, hair and make-up, and catering, all taken care of thanks to Fazeley Studios’ team of expert wedding suppliers.  

The exclusive competition was hosted in association with national wedding magazine, Your West Midlands Wedding.  Couples were invited to enter via the magazine’s website with a 100 word entry as to why they wanted to get married at Birmingham’s unique wedding venue, Fazeley Studios.

A shortlist of five finalists were then invited to meet with the panel, which included Jo Fletcher-Cross, editor of Your West Midlands Wedding magazine, for the Judging Day at Fazeley Studios.

It was a difficult job for the judging panel to pick just one couple as the finalists each moved the panel with their relationship stories and wedding ideas which were featured on the storyboards each couple created for the final.

Family photos, including their two gorgeous children and grandparents, featured heavily on Michelle’s captivating storyboard alongside her desired colour theme and wedding dresses. It was evident that for Michelle and Ross, marriage symbolised a day for them to celebrate their love and devotion for one another in front of their family and friends, who mean so much to them.

Michelle and Ross are now working with Fazeley Events and their team of wedding suppliers to create their dream wedding day that will be held on 14 November, 2015.

Blushing bride-to-be, Michelle Peets, said:

After being together for 12 years, we always talked about getting married but never got round to it! So when I saw the competition to win a wedding at Fazeley Studios, I entered but never expected to get past the first round. Within the last month our discussions about marriage have now come true and it feels so surreal.
We can't thank Fazeley Events and all the suppliers enough for all that they have done so far and all the amazing things they are giving to us to make our dream wedding a reality. They have all made it possible for our family and friends, old and young, to be part of one of the best days of our lives. We will be forever grateful.
Family has always been the main focus for us both and we wouldn't have our day any other way. After all the glitz and glam of our wedding day, they will be there unconditionally.”

On the morning of her wedding day, Michelle will be made to feel a million dollars thanks to Make-Up Central who will create a beautiful look for her make-up and hair. Michelle, her Dad and bridesmaids will arrive at Fazeley Studios in a fabulously quirky mode of transport, a VW Campervan, courtesy of LovinDubs.

Michelle will then walk down the aisle in her wedding dress, chosen from the House of Mooshki collection courtesy of The Dressing Rooms, holding a bouquet of flowers created by Pollen Floral Joy. Michelle and Ross will exchange vows and rings, supplied by Je’Taime Diamonds, in the beautiful Winter Garden ceremony room which overlooks the courtyard at Fazeley Studios.

The bride and groom and their guests will then gather in the stunning Grand Gallery reception area for a champagne reception, whilst John Charlton Photography takes the all-important wedding photos.  A delicious three course wedding breakfast created by our onsite chefs will then be served in the Old Ikon Gallery, which will be beautifully decorated by The Midlands Events Company to suit Michelle’s gorgeous peacock theme.

The traditional cutting of the wedding cake, created by Caroline’s Cake Company, will take place in the Grand Gallery. The wedding party will then move back into the Winter Garden to dance the night away. Ross and Michelle’s special day will be captured on film by Re-live it Productions so they can treasure the memories of their wedding day for years to come.

Tara Newman, Events and Sales Manager at Fazeley Events said:

We are delighted for Michelle and Ross, our very deserving winners of Win a Wedding at Fazeley Studios 2015 competition.  Together with our team of local Birmingham wedding suppliers, we are thrilled to be in the position to create and host their dream wedding day at our unique wedding venue.
The £15,000 prize package is the biggest competition prize Your West Midlands Wedding magazine has ever offered to their readers. Fazeley Studios has only been hosting unique weddings since 2011, so we are excited to already be in the position to offer a wedding day package as illustrious as this. We are also proud to be able to recommend so many talented Birmingham suppliers to our couples, and together create bespoke wedding days here in Digbeth, Birmingham’s thriving creative community.
We are looking forward to the next step of Michelle and Ross’ journey in creating their dream wedding day, and would like to wish them both a huge congratulations!”

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