Getting to know

Getting to know the editor, Melissa BarkerGet to know Melissa Barker, editor of Your Surrey Wedding, with these top 10 questions.

What do you love most about working on Your Surrey Wedding?

I love seeing all of the beautiful real weddings and shoots from the area, I get sent a diverse range and they're all full of inspiration.

Describe the style of a Your Surrey Wedding bride?

A Surrey bride likes to stick to tradition and always looks fabulous.

What's your favourite feature to write for Your Surrey Wedding?

My favourite feature to write is about bridal boutiques, I love seeing all of the beautiful dresses and taking inspiration from them.

If you were to get married what type of wedding would you have?

I don't like being the centre of attention so I would have an intimate wedding, with just close family and friends. My main goal would be to have a relaxed and fun day that we can remember for years to come.

Who would be your number one wedding guest and why?

I'd love to have David Attenborough at my wedding. I think his fascinating and would have some incredible stories to tell.

What are the five words that best describe you?

I like to think I'm creative, confident, organised, fun and outgoing.

When did you last go to the cinema, and what did you see?

I'm a big cinema fan, I normally go at least once a week. I love sci-fi/fantasy films especially Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and the Marvel universe. The last film I saw at the cinema was Shazam.

What three items could you not live without?

I couldn't live without my car, books and as much as I hate to say it my phone.

Favourite food?

I love food so it's really difficult to choose just one. I would say one of my firm favourites has always been pizza.

Where are you happiest?

I'm happiest when I'm my friends and family relaxing and having fun.

 

Contact me

 

I'd love to hear all about your plans for your big day, or whether you'd recommend your wedding suppliers. Alternatively, let me know about any budget-saving tips you feel may benefit other readers. Email me at editor@yoursurrey.wedding.

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