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The Italian Villa was officially named the Best Wedding Venue at the 2017 Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards, held at the prestigious Ballroom at the Pavilion Theatre on Saturday, 18th November 2017. Over 200 guests, including some of Dorset’s most prestigious wedding suppliers, gathered as more than 20 awards were handed out, covering every element of the wedding industry.

The Italian Villa, who is managed by award winning Dorset catering company Beales Gourmet Ltd, walked away with the latest in a series of accolades this year, collected by Molly Beales along with members from their growing team. 

The company’s Managing Director, Tony Beales, said: “Being named Dorset’s top wedding venue is an absolute delight. Our team have attracted over 140 weddings over the past year from all over the UK – each of which we aim to leave with incredible memories of their big day! We are grateful to to the judges and to the organisers for this wonderful recognition of our hard working team!

These were the fifth annual Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards, and were organised by South Coast Events, run by Director, Sam Savage. Awards were judged by a panel of industry experts, and included scrutiny of testimonials from fellow suppliers and past customers.