Raj's Wedding Venues

Picking the Venue: The Granary Estates

September 27, 2017
The Granary Estates - Ana Ames Photography

Whose the keeno who wanted to get her wedding venue booked right away? Yep that’s me. I mean are you really surprised? This wedding has been secretly being planned in my mind for years and when I got engaged everything changed. My best friend told me this right after she got engaged and it’s true. I always imagined having a big fat Indian wedding but I couldn’t be more wrong… Continue Reading

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A Multicultural Muslim wedding in Manchester

September 6, 2017
A Multicultural Muslim Wedding in Manchester

Today I have the wedding of Cala and Sohail, they are both from Greater Manchester and first met at work. Sohail is Muslim, and Cala is a Muslim convert, she was a Christian. The proposal was a romantic, afternoon tea overlooking Lake windermere at the Fabulous Holbeck Ghyll in the Lakedistrict. The waiter brought Cala’s ring on a tray with rose petals and chocolates. What more could a woman ask for? Diamonds and chocolates together!
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Sikh Wedding

Sikh-Punjabi Weddings Explained Part 3

July 27, 2017
Sikh Punjabi weddings - anand karaj

We’ve come to the end of this Sikh-Punjabi weddings series with the final part – the Anand Karaj. You can catch up with the first post here and the second post here.

The Wedding Day

Sikh Weddings take place in a Gurudwara, with the couple taking four rounds of the Sikh scripture, Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Upon the fourth round, their blessed union is complete. But some cultural practices are still observed in the faith-based ceremony. Continue Reading

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A Persian Catholic fusion wedding

July 21, 2017
A Persian Catholic fusion wedding

Today I have the wedding of Shervin and Jeremy, they got married at Omni Houston Galleria Hotel on 22nd April 2017. Jeremy is originally from St. Louis, MO and Shervin Taheran is originally from Houston, TX. Jeremy is from a predominantly Catholic family and Shervin is from a mixed-religion – Islam and nondenominational Iranian family. Continue Reading