Bells & Whistles PR has been appointed by TV presenter and author Dick Strawbridge and his wife, Angel Adoree, entrepreneur and bestselling author of the Vintage Tea Party book series, to promote their latest venture in the French countryside.

At the beginning of January 2015, Dick and Angel swapped their one bedroom flat in East London for a 47 room chateau in the rural Pays de la Loire, in northern France.

Chateau de la Motte Husson is set in 12 acres of parkland. It has a moat, a walled garden, an orangery, and many handsome outbuildings, including a piggery. The fairytale chateau offers the perfect setting for vintage weddings, combining the couple’s talent for organising events, cooking and hospitality.

As well as opening their home for exclusive and enchanting weddings, the chateau will host foodie retreats, painting courses, creative workshops, and other special events.

Bells & Whistles PR will be working with Dick and Angel to promote the venue and secure press coverage across print, online and broadcast.

Christabel Saunders, company director, is delighted to work with the entrepreneurial duo: “Having visited Dick and Angel at Chateau de la Motte Husson earlier this year, I was completely blown away by the history and grandeur of their new home. There are so many opportunities with this unique business venture, and Dick and Angel’s plans for the renovation are both awe-inspiring and bold.

“Their passion for restoring this building so that people from all walks of life can experience an authentic French chateau is thrilling and infectious. The Bells & Whistles team is excited about helping to spread the word about the wonderful Chateau de la Motte Husson and its charismatic hosts.”

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