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  • Wedding Theme: Romantic
    19th April 2017

    Wedding Theme: Romantic

    We have had so many beautiful wedding themes in our gorgeous Ballroom – from monochrome to pastels, red and white, silver and so many more – each of them looking absolutely stunning. One of our favourites is a timeless, romantic theme, whic...

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  • How to Instagram Your Wedding
    6th April 2017

    How to Instagram Your Wedding

    Instagram is a wonderful way of capturing fun and informal photos of your wedding, taken by your friends and family, rather than by a photographer.  It’s great to be able to scroll through lovely memories of your special day, while you wait ...

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  • Fun Touches for an Easter Wedding
    1st April 2017

    Fun Touches for an Easter Wedding

    Easter is such a lovely time for a wedding – the sun is beginning to shine, flowers are blooming and then there all those cute theming ideas thanks to the chicks and bunnies. Then there’s the long weekend and the symbolism of it being the s...

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  • 5 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained at Your Wedding
    23rd March 2017

    5 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained at Your Wedding

    Many couples planning a wedding where there are lots of children on the guest list may wonder how to entertain the little ones – they most likely won’t be entertained by speeches and small talk. At The City Rooms we help our couples to come...

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  • What To Do With Your Dress After The Wedding
    9th March 2017

    What To Do With Your Dress After The Wedding

    Last weekend we had a Wedding Dress Charity Ball, where the women wore their wedding dresses. Seeing so many gorgeous dresses worn so beautifully got us thinking about what brides can do with their dresses post-wedding, aside from keeping them in stora...

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  • 5 Alternatives to Sweet Tables
    4th March 2017

    5 Alternatives to Sweet Tables

    As anyone with a sweet tooth will know, you can never have too much sugar and when it comes to weddings, there are so many options for after-dinner treats for your guests. Here are a few of our favourite: Milk and Cookies This is such a nice id...

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Carly Penney

Carly Penney is Event and Sales Manager at The City Rooms. Having worked in the industry for 13 years, she knows the world of weddings and events inside out!

When she’s not hard at work, she loves spending time with her eight year old son, Finley – one of the favourite parts of her week is watching him play football at the weekends.

She also enjoys taking her Labrador, Halle, for walks around her countryside home, spending weekends in London with her partner and holidaying in sunny Malta every summer.  


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