Thursday Treats – 6th October 2011 + I’m Doing Workshop for Bloggers! (Second Date Added)

October 6, 2011

Congratulations to fellow wedding blogger Alexis of OMG I’m Getting Married who got married! Fabulous photos by Marianne Taylormore here.

It’s been a busy week as ever in Rock n Roll Bride Land. On Tuesday I trepidatiously tip toed by way into The Dorchester Hotel, London (seriously way too posh for me) to give a quick talk at the Mark Niemierko Academy for wedding planners about getting featured & how to create a great blog for their businesses. I also got to spend a few hours hanging out afterwards with friends who I certainly don’t get to see as often as I should which was loooov-er-ly.

Gareth & I have also been ferociously getting ready for the Designer Vintage Bridal Show which we’re attending this weekend in Birmingham. I’m so honoured to have again been invited by the organisers, to represent the UK blogging community alongside a number of other bloggers. I can’t wait to meet some my readers (one of the funnest parts of my job!) and hand out some free copies of the new Rock n Roll Bride Magazine!


The magazines got delivered this morning and they look amazing! I’ve sneaked a few photos on my twitter and facebook and you guys have gone mad for them and many of you have asked me where you can get a copy. Well right now the only place you’re able to get your mitts on one is if you come to The Designer Vintage Bridal Show this weekend in Birmingham. We’ll be handing them out FOR FREE, so get yourself a tickets to the show now!


If the demand is there when I may well be persuaded to make the magazine a regular thing (maybe a quarterly magazine or something) to sell through the site. Then everyone that wants one can buy one…so do let me know if this would interest you. It’s all VERY exciting.

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Looking slightly manic and over-animated talking to the students at the Mark Niemierko academy this week…

…And in other news, I’ve been invited to host a bloggers workshop with Cherry Sorbet Creative in London on 25th November. The event will be a low-key and informal one where I’ll be chatting about my life as a blogger and hopefully sharing some of my top tips with you. Places are limited to only 20 attendees and tickets are only £25! *

From the organisers:

Kat is a full time blogger and lives every blogger’s dream of working full time doing what she loves. Her awesome site Rock n Roll Bride is a treasure chest of amazing photography, useful and inspiring posts and is a global success, taking the wedding industry by storm.Whether you are a blogger and want to know how to monetise what you are doing, or you are starting out with a blog and finding your way, this session will inspire you and get you going.

Numbers are limited so you can learn and ask questions, getting the most from session. Come along, learn, drink tea and eat cake at the fabulously kitsch Drink, Shop and Do. Come and learn from Kat first hand:

How Rock n Roll Bride started
How Kat built up her readership
How Rock n Roll Bride turned into a full time business
Pitfalls to avoid in blogging
How to make content interesting
How Kat uses social media in blogging
Ask her questions – she is here for you!

Tea and glorious baked goods are included in the ticket price. The workshop is intended to be relaxed friendly and expansive – a vibrant environment for sharpening your skills and knowledge.

I hope to see some friendly faces there!

*Erm OK sorry guys but we announced the workshop on twitter yesterday and all 20 places sold out within a few hours! Woah…no pressure on me to deliver then!

However the lovely organiser, Jo, has agreed to add a second date, which will be Wednesday 7th December, also at Drink, Shop and Do.

Due to how fast the first date sold out, I’d recommend getting yourself a space right now if you want to come! Tickets are still just £25 and limited to 20 attendees…


Book your space here!

(and if I may just bring some copies of the magazine for you all to take away too…)

Edit: The second workshop date is now sold out too! 

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Wow that was a lot of announcements! Mkay…time for other internet loveliness huh?

♥ Redwood forest campout wedding
A beautiful and casual Spain wedding & a bride in a Princess Lasertron dress!
Cute kitty themed gifts
DIY: Terrarium Place Holder
♥ Effortless French country wedding
Wooden letter bookend DIY tutorialI’m so gonna ask Gareth to make some of these! (he’s way better at stuff like this that me)
♥ A barbie with tattoos and pink hair
♥ A Colourful Vancouver Wedding

Photography Credit: Clayton Austin

UK wedding photographer Shell de Mar is going to be in Australia in February 2012 and she’d love to shoot your wedding while she’s there!
♥ Spoof entry wins American Apparel’s plus-size model search
♥ DIY Backyard Wedding Decorations
♥ DIY: Ombre Fabric Backdrop
Polaroid heaven
♥ Win a Free Clutch with Photo Lining – what a cute idea!
♥ Cosy outdoor wedding
♥ Rustic outdoor Australian wedding
♥ Cherry Harvest Styled Shoot

Photography Credit: Christine Shields

Closet Confessions of Susie Bubble – how cute is she?!

Danielle & Kevin’s Essex wedding

Amanda & Jon’s wedding film is amaaazing