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Meet the team!

Amanda: the creative one

Known as Dottie to her friends, Amanda has worked in wedding industry for over 15 years and is one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. As one of the UK’s best photographers, she’s shot hundreds of weddings and styled many shoots which have featured in some of the UK’s top wedding magazines and blogs. Like any creative person, Amanda loves a new challenge and that’s when she decided to launch Dottie Events & Hire alongside partner Russell…

Russell: the boss

Russell is Mr Organised and very much the brains behind Dottie Events & Hire. He takes Amanda’s creative ideas and make them happen. Since leaving the Armed Forces, he’s held Senior Management and Director roles at Bentley, BMW and Mercedes-Benz so is accustomed to offering exceptional customer service and making sure everything is perfect 100% of the time.

Steve: the funny guy

As an ex-Royal Marine and retired fireman, Steve is the team’s problem solver. If he doesn’t know the answer, it’s not worth knowing

Hoggie: the muscles

Retired publican and father to Russell, Hoggie (known as ‘H’) is the strongest man alive

Liam: the cocktail king

  Professional mixologist and cocktail guru

Amanda: Miss Efficient

Heads up the bar team and everyone favorite Aunt

Angela: baby sister to Amanda

A barmaid with the huge smile, we can’t think of anyone we’d rather have serving our drinks

Matt: The Machine

A real grafter, just add tea and watch him go

Martin: Brains of Britain

Qualified electrition and the problem solver in the team

Lucy: the go to girl and stylist

If you need it, she’ll arrange it…

The dogs: cute but not very helpful

The rest of the team is made up of our five dogs Marge, Daisy, Watson, Ken and Tinker, who are completely useless at erecting the marquee, taking calls and styling… but great for cuddles!