It is important to us that all our couples are looked after by the best of the best. Everyone who is part of the Occasion Queens team, The Queens, are highly experienced wedding planners in their own right. Each one of our Queens gives their all to your day, making sure it runs just as you planned.
We work mainly across London and the Home Counties. We love a wedding in Essex, Surrey, Oxford, the Cotswold but should your wedding be outside that area then do still get in touch, we want to be there on the day for as many people as possible!
Now meet the stress relievers behind OQ…
I’m Jess, a mum of one crazy two-year-old. You'll usually find me on family walks in the Buckinghamshire countryside, attempting to burn off some energy in a CrossFit class, or having a chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc after a busy day. I’m a huge country music fan and drink far too much tea!
I’ve always loved planning and organising. As well as running Occasion Queens, I’m also a successful wedding planner. Before realising my love for the wedding industry, I worked in the corporate world, where I looked after clients to provide them with the very best service possible. I bring that same level of dedication to every wedding I coordinate.
I feel incredibly privileged to be a part of the most special day in a couple's life. At Occasion Queens we get to know every couple personally and, along the way, we grow a great friendship together and have a lot of laughs. It's an honour to be trusted with bringing their dreams to life.
Since starting in the events industry in 2003, I have worked with many different clients in various contexts, having experience as an organiser, consultant, guest and host. I am truly passionate about making events stress free, perfectly executed and enjoyable for all parties involved.
On a personal note, see Instagram stories for my regular cooking failures and seeing the many hours spent at my desk! I adore seeing my friends for brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks (happy with all three in the same day) and love nothing more than a police/prison/A&E reality programme (I have seen them all!).
Team OQ is one I'm very proud of - every day it is evolving and growing into more greatness! The people that I surround myself with are truly an extension of me, I trust them all with my babies (your wedding) and know they are all experts within weddings.
“I started my career as a qualified silversmith/jeweller so I’ve always loved making things with my hands and letting my creativity flow to make beautiful designs and that was when I got into weddings. Design and small details are my thing and I’m a dab hand at balloon installation, too.
Fun fact, I used to be a professional dancer and still stand in First position without even realising!”
Katie has this unique ability on the day of a wedding to be literally everybody's best friend, parents adore her, guests think she's cool and let’s not get started on the grandparents. To do this and completely coordinate a wedding to perfection is a real skill that we so value here at OQ.
“I have over a decade of experience in the industry, and love to blend my creative vision, with incredible industry connections whilst having a practical hands-on approach. I want to be there for you on your wedding day so you can enjoy celebrating your love surrounded by your closest friends and family.
I’m Greek Cypriot and had the “Big Fat Greek Wedding” but with only 180 guests I’d call that a small Greek wedding!”
Andri is a 4’11 power ball of energy, there is nothing that stops her on a wedding day and she is always right there when you need her. With so many years in the industry, there is nothing that she hasn’t seen or can’t do, her insight is so valuable to OQ.
"I started in the wedding industry by being a bridal seamstress and then transitioned into becoming a wedding planner assistant. From there I fell in love with weddings and became a Virtual Assistant and Wedding Day Assistant for Wedding Professionals. Nothing makes me happier than helping couples on their big day and ensuring every detail is perfect!"
Rhian is our Queen of coordination and admin. Not only does she keep everything in check behind the scenes, she also assists at weddings for our lovely couples. She is a pro at décor set up!
Rhian is friendly, creative and full of energy. Being organised and having the ability to stay calm under pressure is just one of her fabulous qualities that makes her such an asset to have on your wedding day.