Hitch and Putt: a perfect minigolf wedding

Minigolf wedding
The Saunbys chose minigolf and our garden games for their wedding entertainment

With the kind permission of the bride and groom, we’d like to share the minigolf wedding of Dawn and James Saunby, which took place on the 4th of August at Newton House Barns in South Derbyshire. The Saunbys chose to entertain their guests with a full entertainment package from Putterfingers which included a Supersize minigolf course complemented by a set of Garden Games.

Supersize minigolf wedding
A nice big lawn for the Supersize course

If you’re wondering what the garden games are, you can find out by following the link above. The Saunbys went for Space Hoppers, Four in a Row, Croquet and Skittles. At their Derbyshire minigolf wedding these games were positioned around the minigolf course for guests to have a go at, either while waiting to play minigolf or just for the pleasure of knocking over skittles, bouncing around on a space hopper, puzzling over the next move in four in a row, or pegging out at croquet. It all made for a genteel wedding party – except perhaps for the space hoppers which are huge fun but require leaving your dignity behind before you get on!

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Afternoon tea was served before the wedding service from a white cart to give the garden party feel

It really was a charming wedding and we thoroughly enjoyed setting up the Supersize course and chatting to the lovely guests. We wish Dawn and James a very happy future together!

Putterfingers are attending two wedding shows in the near future, both in East Anglia. We will be exhibiting at:

The Newmarket Wedding Show on the 3rd of September 2017 at stand G20

Hockwold Hall Wedding Show on the 1st of October 2017 in the Marquee.

Come and meet us if you’re going to be around!

www.putterfingers.co.uk

 

Putterfingers in GoHen’s Top 50 Wedding Entertainers!

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For over ten years Putterfingers have been diligently supplying crazy golf to wedding parties to make sure the guests have a fun time. We beaver away behind the scenes delivering and setting up the courses, dealing directly with the venue or with the bride and groom and their family. We supply the best crazy golf equipment for hire and we’re nice people, so it’s lovely to get a bit of recognition from time to time. This week hen party planning website GoHen have included us in the Top 50 UK Wedding Entertainers Guide. Here’s what GoHen said about us:

Top 50 wedding entertainers 2017

We’ve always known that minigolf is just as entertaining as magicians, casinos, singers, bands, karaoke, fairground rides and dancers. So it’s good to see our crazy golf hire service listed alongside all those other favourite wedding party entertainers.

As GoHen say, ‘Sometimes weddings can a little bit boring. There, we said it! But while the bride and groom are off posing for the perfect wedding photo, guests can sometimes get a little bit lost.’

We’ve always done our best to make wedding parties more fun by giving guests a challenging but enjoyable game that can be played by all ages. What better way to bring wedding guests together than letting each one grab a putter and get on the minigolf course? Everyone from Grumpy Gramps to Tiny Tim can have a go, and that’s when the smiles start spreading around the wedding party. Crazy golf isn’t terribly noisy, so that guests can actually hear each other speak, and that helps them to socialise. They can take the game as seriously or light-heartedly as they please. Uncle Fred might want to place a bet on a game, whereas Auntie Mabel might just wat to have a friendly game with the kids. Either way, it works and is absorbing fun for everyone.

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Portable crazy golf hire couldn’t be simpler. We deliver and take away a premium crazy golf course complete with everything needed for a wedding party to have a fun game. Just call us on 08450 570321 a minimum of two weeks before the event, and we’ll do the rest!

www.putterfingers.co.uk

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Wedding mini golf prize winner photos!

Every now and then we feel like running a competition to spread the minigolf love. In November’s Newmarket Wedding Show we offered the chance to win a free wedding mini golf course. The challenge? Take a photo of yourselves in the special wedding face in hole board from Photocutouts and share it on social media. The winners, chosen at random out of a hat by our lovely Shelley, were Kat and Chris Price, whose wedding took place at Bedford Lodge, Newmarket on Easter Monday. Here’s Shelley at our offices pulling the winning photo out of a hat.

Kat and Chris have kindly sent us some photos of the wedding mini golf course. It was a beautiful day, but even if the weather hadn’t been quite so friendly, the Putterfingers course would have stayed useable because of the quick-drain astro grass matting that makes up the putting surface, which ensures that water does not gather and leaves the surface dry to putt on after a shower.

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All ages can participate!
Wedding mini golf competition winners
One very smartly-dressed young man trying out the wedding mini golf course

As you can see, the course works just as well outdoors as indoors. Any reasonably flat surface can be used to lay it out on.

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The wedding board with instructions on entering a photo for the prize

The competition combined Putterfingers crazy golf with our sister company Photo Cutouts, who make face in hole boards for every occasion including weddings.

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Such a beautiful location, and the minigolf went down a treat with the guests.

A wedding mini golf course keeps young ones amused and can challenge grown-ups as well. It’s not as easy as it looks to get a hole in one. Warning: minigolf is very addictive!

Now is the time to talk to us about hiring a mini golf course for YOUR Spring or Summer wedding! Call Shelley for a chat on 08450 570321 or email office@connectedshopping.com.

Putterfingers.co.uk

 

 

Wedding Fair Season is in full swing!

Wedding Fair Season is in full swing!

The 2016 Wedding season has started with a bang and this weekend sees us attend our second wedding fair this month at the Newmarket Racecourse, so do drop by and have a chat!

Crazy Golf exhibit at Newmarket Wedding Fair

The Newmarket Wedding Show is set in the prestigious Millennium Grandstand building at Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket. The Rowley Mile Centre is a unique and historic setting for the event. Set on the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border in the heart of East Anglia and bringing together wedding suppliers from around the local area.

This wedding fair is totally free to attend. We recommend you book a fast track ticket by clicking here. This will get you straight into the show without queuing or waiting, just pick up your goodie bag from the registration point.

The show runs from 11am till 4.00pm and will feature around 130 exhibitors over 3 floors inside the building as well as outdoor displays.  You can see Putterfingers on Stand G20 on the Ground Floor.

The Newmarket Wedding Show is a great place to get ideas and inspiration for products and styling for your wedding.  As always, there is a feast of stands to look over with everything from wedding venues, exquisite floristry to wedding cars and cakes, to stationery, jewellers and photography.

But let’s not forget crazy golf as a unique and novel way of entertaining all ages at your wedding.  There are very few activities that allow all members of your bridal party to join in!

Our Sales Manager Shelley Barrett, will be on hand to chat through your requirements for your special day at the weding fair and also tempt some of the grooms and groomsmen to join in the crazy golf fun.

Congratulations to all the new brides-to-be for 2016 and 2017 and we hope you enjoy the show as much as we do!

Wedding Crazy Golf at the Newmarket Wedding Fair

Wedding Crazy Golf Hire – come visit us in 2014

We are already looking forward into 2014 for wedding crazy golf equipment hire.

With several enquiries coming in from organised brides and grooms for the Summer of 2014, we will be exhibiting at two wedding fairs in January 2014.  Many congratulations if you are reading this because you are getting married next year!

With wedding crazy golf hire a very popular booking on our annual calendar, a 9 hole crazy golf course can be a fun extension to your wedding day and guaranteed to bring enjoyment for your guests, no matter what age during your special day.

So why not bring a taste of Summer to your wedding? Whether in the form of candy floss and ice cream treats for your guests, magicians to offer close up magic or an array of outdoor games like giant Jenga, Chess and of course a good old game of traditionally British Crazy Golf!!

Wedding Crazy Golf at Wedding Fair
Wedding Crazy Golf

Our first Wedding Fair for 2014 will be the Take My Hand Wedding Fair on Sunday 5th January at the Apex, Bury St Edmunds between 11am and 4pm.

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Take My Hand Wedding Fair 5th January 2014

At this fair we are fortunate enough to be alongside some of East Anglian’s finest wedding suppliers including the organiser Matt Carter who is a well established event pianist in this area.

Our second wedding fair is at the Newmarket Wedding Show at the Millenium Grandstand of the prestigious Rowley Mile Newmarket racecourse.

This takes place on Sunday 19th January 2014 between 11am and 5pm.  You will find us on the Ground Floor in space G20.

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Newmarket Wedding Show 19th January 2013

Wedding crazy golf hire is a terrific way to keep youngsters occupied during what can be a quite lengthy period – there’s only so many aunties they can irritate!

The big kids will want to play too – especially after a few beers or glasses of champagne…

Hotels and stately homes like our course too – our crazy golf courses have a soft rubber backing, meaning they won’t damage the grass or mark indoor surfaces.

Come and drop by at one of the exhibitions and have a chat with Shelley, our crazy golf expert!