the Sussex Wedding Designers


Meet the team, the people who make it all happen at the Sussex Wedding Designers. Kimberley Wachnianin (Makeup), Neill Winter (Vintage photo booth), Jodie Whyte and Theresa Hibbert (Bridal boutique), Mark Seacombe & Mark Schofield (Music and Bands), Claire Cadman (Wedding films), Sara Ellis (Venue styling), Noel Rea (Wedding vehicles), Craig Earney (Wedding catering), Georgia Alston (Ice cream vans and tricycles), Andrew Leggett (Jewellery designer), Emma Pentony (Floristry), Will Barber (Photography) providing services in Sussex, Surrey, Kent & Hampshire.\

Meet the team

Kimberley Wachnianin MAKEUP ARTIST

Kimberley Wachnianin


Kimberley Louise has trained with several makeup artists including the Wedding Awards National Winner, Kristina Gasperas. She is particularly interested in colour theory, selecting the correct colours to suit her client’s skin tone. As part of her service she is able to offer professional bridal hair styling.

Neill Winter VINTAGE PHOTO BOOTH Gecko Campers

Neill Winter


Neill has over 15 years experience of working in the hotel, cruise ship and hospitality industry. Now running his own business, Gecko Campers is a unique vintage photo booth service operated out of a stunning 1972 VW Campervan. If you are looking for first class entertainment for you and your wedding guests then please do not hesitate to contact him to check availability and prices.

Jodie Whyte and Theresa Hibbert BRIDAL BOUTIQUE Whyte Weddings

Jodie Whyte and Theresa Hibbert


Jodie always knew she wanted to work in the wedding industry. After studying fashion design in Surrey, when the opportunity arose to open her own shop as a joint venture with her mother (and best friend), they jumped at the chance! Knowing how important this part of the Bride's special day is, they make the whole experience of buying a wedding gown enjoyable and exciting. 

Mark Seacombe & Mark Schofield MUSIC AND BANDS Uptown Music

Mark Seacombe & Mark Schofield


We personally manage all of our acts to ensure the same level of professionalism and expertise at each and every event. We will provide you with a tailor-made experience, guaranteed to impress you guests. We love meeting our clients and discussing the different options for your wedding. We’re based in Brighton, Sussex, so why not meet us in person and let us guide you through the different options to give the perfect musical accompaniment for all occasions.  

Claire Cadman WEDDING FILMS Picturebook Films

Claire Cadman


Claire Cadman is a TV series producer with fifteen years experience, working on prime time shows for BBC and Channel 4 such as ‘Embarrassing bodies’ and ‘Food Unwrapped’.  She set-up Radiance Films, working alongside multi-award winning director, James Johnson, who has directed BAFTA winning series such as ‘The Secret Millionaire’ for Channel 4.

Sara Ellis VENUE STYLING To Have and To Hire

Sara Ellis


To Have & To Hire are a creative team of venue stylists who work with you to bring your inspirations and ideas for your big day to life.  We work closely with our couples and offer a huge range of hire stock for all different styles and themes, whether it be a rustic tipi wedding to a glam mansion wedding we can help!

Noel Rea WEDDING VEHICLES Deluxe Wedding Hire

Noel Rea


Offering a professional, friendly service, with 200 weddings under our belt. We like to offer a more personable service where it’s all about ‘what we can do’ to enhance your special day. From supplying ribbons, bows and bunting to suit your colour schemes, tailoring routes to take in special photo opportunities, liaising with your photographer or wedding co-ordinator its all part of the service to fit in with your individual wedding day needs.

Craig Earney WEDDING CATERING Tie the Knot

Craig Earney


Tie The Knot catering are a charismatic catering company created from an aspiration to provide quality food and elegant service across Sussex. Delivering a range of food from canapé reception to three course dinners, tailored individually for any occasion. We relish the challenge to work with a variety of budgets, creating innovative menus to make and reflect your event, feeding your imagination every step of the way.

Georgia Alston ICE CREAM VANS & TRICYCLES Pinks Vintage Ice Cream

Georgia Alston


At Pinks Vintage we offer a rather unique ice cream experience and in so doing help create some fantastic memories.  We have been serving the iced treats of yesteryear for over a decade, surprising and delighting guests at Weddings, Birthday Parties and Corporate events. 
In February 2015 we were crowned ‘Ice Cream Mobiler of The Year’ by the Ice Cream Alliance, in recognition of our superior level of service and contribution to the industry. 

Andrew Leggett JEWELLERY DESIGNER Aurum Designer Jewellers

Andrew Leggett


Andrew has been making jewellery for more than forty years. After working in the West End as a goldsmith and diamond mounter, in 1985 he opened Aurum designer-jewellers in his home town of Worthing. Andrew and his team produce handmade and bespoke contemporary jewellery of all kinds in gold and platinum, especially wedding rings and engagement rings, and they have a wealth of experience in turning client’s ideas into beautiful pieces of jewellery.

Emma Pentony - Wild and Green - profile photo

Emma Pentony


Emma has a passion for British Grown Flowers and herbs, scented Old Fashioned Roses and Wild Flowers. Providing beautiful Natural Wedding Floristry for creative clients, Wild and Green offer a complete design, delivery and Set Up Service from their Workshop and Studio in Middleton On Sea.

Will Barber - Love Heart Photography - profile photo

Will Barber