Create your dream day with the flexibility of choosing your own suppliers.
All our recommended suppliers know the venue and we know we can recommend them to you with the highest confidence.
When looking for stunning wedding stationery, look no further than the wonderful www.handdrawnbykatie.com. Katie designed and drew our logo and all the beautiful artwork on our website.
You can go bespoke with one-of-a-kind wedding stationery uniquely designed just for you, or you can choose from a range of existing designs that can be personalised and adapted to fit your colour scheme.
Invitations & RSVPs, Save The Dates, Thank You cards, on the day items such as table plans, table numbers, place cards, menus, welcome boards, the list is endless.
The following photographers kindly shared their images with us for our website. They captured these featured wedding days perfectly. We couldn’t recommend them highly enough. Follow each link to their own websites:
“I love to be involved in the whole process – walking through the venue and discussing the floral possibilities to delivering the final creation on the wedding day. I strive to give a truly tailor-made and outstanding service”
“The right flowers make all the difference to your wedding day. Working with your ideas and favourite flowers, I will design yours especially for you. Large and grand, or small and intimate, I will create designs to compliment you and your dream day. Let’s meet and talk flowers over a cup of tea and a Pinterest board, or we can discuss ideas over email if you prefer. After our initial conversation, I will put together a digital design board with suggestions and examples, and we can go from there. We can chat as often as you like to make sure you are both happy with your choices, and we are staying within your budget.“
The Bay Tree can be found on Chipping Campden High Street. “Flowers are an integral part of your very special day. Whether you have specific ideas or need some inspiration, we’re happy to help. We’ll set aside as much time as you need, produce a full colour proposal of the ideas we discuss and keep in touch right through to the big day.“
“Hi, I’m Allyson and I’m the florist at Bloomery. I love to create wedding flowers and be part of a couples big day. The designs I create are natural, informal and relaxed – the just picked from the garden look. In season I source as many flowers as possible from local growers and I’m a member of Flowers from the Farm supporting UK independent flower growers. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do at Bloomery, all of our materials are recyclable and we don’t use florists foam, such as Oasis. We’re based near Mickleton Hills Farm in the original potting shed on the lovely Farncombe Estate, where we also run workshops (including flower crown which are great for a hen party) and would love you to join us here for a glass of fizz and to discuss your wedding flowers.“
“I absolutely love arranging wedding flowers- it’s so exciting and so wonderful to be involved as couples plan all the finer details to make their day really special. No two weddings are the same, nor should they be…and your flower designs will be created especially for you.” Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Weddings are all about the details and we would love to sit down and discuss these with you. From our very first consultation we aim to bring dreams into reality, tailoring each wedding to suit our Fabulous Couples needs. With a detailed proposal, mood boards and even a sample of your chosen design, we understand the importance of getting it just right. Contact us to start your Fabulous Floral journey.“
“We love designing beautiful whimsical wedding flowers using sustainable floristry techniques and locally grown flowers wherever possible. Posey Rose works closely with couples so that flowers for weddings and events have a real personal focus and reflection of the individuals. Any event is special with no two couples the same, I work closely with couples so that we can realise their floral plans together and reflect the individuals personality through the design.”
“As a wedding florist Charlotte knows how special your wedding day is and the flowers you pick for your day are no exception. Charlotte will translate your ideas and turn them into reality with the creativity to produce unique and stunning floral displays to suit every requirement and budget. Using only the highest quality and freshest flowers, focusing mainly on seasonal English flowers wherever possible.“
Bridal Hair and Makeup
Victoria Abbosh – Make Up Artist
“As a professional makeup artist, I’m here to ensure you feel relaxed and look incredible….I will work closely with you to achieve your chosen look and create makeup that looks flawless when you are meeting your family and friends, as well as in front of the camera….It is so important to be happy and relaxed on your wedding day and to look and feel your very best.”
Charlotte Holder – Bridal Hair
“Your wedding day is one of the biggest life events you’ll ever have to prepare for, and you’ll likely be in the spotlight until the early hours. You can trust me to make you look and feel utterly fabulous from the minute your hair is done. I will create a finished look that will enhance your features and make you feel elegant and beautiful without making you look or feel like someone else. All importantly I will ensure that your crowning glory stays perfect all day.”
Charlotte Parker – Bridal Hair
“My aim is to make the bride and bridal party feel relaxed, calm and confident on the big day whilst working to achieve their perfect hairstyle”. Charlotte’s wonderful instagram page will offer you a view of her recent work and ideas of her style: https://www.instagram.com/charlotteparkerbridal/
Rachel Mulford – Bridal Hair
As a finalist in many wedding hair awards, Rachel has a real passion for creating beautiful hair for her brides. Bringing with her a calming personality to allow her brides to relax and enjoy their wedding morning prep.
You are welcome to use any caterer of your choice.
To help in your planning the following suppliers come with our personal recommendation:
“We provide a bespoke catering and event management service, which combines delicious food with a stylish approach. Berry Blue takes great pride in versatility. Our dedicated events managers liaise with client and venue from initial enquiry through to completion to ensure seamless event delivery. We offer a range of delicious, bespoke solutions to suit the location, budget and ambience you want. We are committed to our ethos of using seasonal produce and locally sourced food, from the fruit, vegetables and herbs grown at our own farm in Gloucestershire, to buying and using locally reared meat and handmade chutneys and preserves. Our menus have been carefully designed by our team of expert chefs to incorporate the freshest seasonal ingredients, sourced from within a 30-mile radius of our kitchen wherever possible.”
“We serve up mouthwatering street food and pride ourselves on the extras to compliment each dish. Our chefs have worked tirelessly to create quality offerings, from Sri Lankan inspired fried chicken, Caribbean pulled pork, Argentinian steak and Moroccan tagine. If you are looking for something a bit different to excite your guests – the vegans through to the carnivore, in a fun and relaxed way then we can provide this and more from our mobile truck.”
“Fresh and flavour filled food with a relaxed approach. With our extensive experience and desire to create delicious dishes using the freshest of ingredients, we tailor our menus to the exacting requirements of our clients. Let’s make your vision a reality. Our service is mirrored with the menu in mind. Whether it be an intimate formal sit down dinner, to canapés and cocktails, or a relaxed sharing board style, followed by delicious street food from our stylish food trailer. We pride ourselves on being able to create menus with an incredibly diverse feel to them with worldwide influences. Top quality food and service seamlessly. When you choose Canapé to Cake you can be reassured you are in the best hands.”
“Like our friends at Mickleton Hills Farm, our approach is to create a unique and memorable wedding for the couples we work with. We start all of our menus with a blank piece of paper and craft a menu around the food and drink that you love and enjoy and the ideas and plans for your day. We then prepare a menu tasting, much like a small dinner party, at your home so you can try the dishes that we have created. Our service is built around the day you have planned and our bespoke and personal approach ensures that every guest is cared for and enjoys exceptional food in a beautiful setting.”
“The Chipping Norton Tea Set specialises in bespoke vintage tea parties for your wedding day celebrations which are perfect for a beautiful summer late afternoon or a cosy autumn lunchtime wedding. The beauty of an afternoon tea is that it is so amazingly sociable, and doesn’t mean you have to sit down for two or more hours when you could be mingling and chatting with friends and family! Our price per head includes all our beautiful vintage china, cutlery & linen as well as our team to serve you and your guests, we can also provide canapés should you require them.”
“Cotswold Fine Dining is an extension of our established catering company Oxford Fine Dining. This allows us to bring our wealth of experience to catering in the finest venues throughout the Cotswolds. Our expert team will guide you through our extensive selection of menus to gain a precise understanding of your vision. All of our menus are flexible and responsive to the seasons and we will assist you in pairing dishes specifically for your wedding. Sourcing local produce is important to us, with an emphasis on using the finest seasonal ingredients from artisan producers and local suppliers where possible. Our menus are fresh, delicious, and enticing, as we focus on presenting our dishes with style and care; inspired by trends, and loyal to comforting classics. Customer service delivered with warmth, friendliness, and culinary expertise.”
Cow and Field will work with you to create a beautiful feasting menu, personal to you and your guests. We cook bountiful fresh feasts; elegantly presented plates using well sourced ingredients grown close to home.
Thinking of a Pig Roast or BBQ for your wedding celebrations look no further than our local Mickleton Butchers: “What better way to cater for your guests than with a traditional pig roast using only the finest free range pigs. Prices will include cooking, serving, rolls stuffing and apple sauce.” Thinking of a BBQ “that’s why we have a delicious range of meats for those hot sunny days. Homemade beef, pork and apple or lamb and mint burgers and many more BBQ favourites.”
“We are an award winning Catering Company and cater for all outside catering, from Weddings to Corporate and everything in between. With choices of dishes selected from our extensive set-menus, or bespoke options tailored to your wishes, all our culinary delights are freshly prepared using locally-sourced, high quality ingredients. We have a fantastic team that are extremely professional and passionate about providing only the best.”
In the Frame catering is a bespoke catering company that puts you first. We add a feel of luxury to any home or guest house and specialise in creating fabulous dishes from a domestic kitchen to suit even the most discerning diner. Food is our main focus, inspired by the Italian ethos of living to eat! We use the finest ingredients available to create simple yet mind-blowingly tasty dishes for you and your friends and family.
“Authentic, home cooked Indian Street Food. Fun, tasty and interactive, our food is unique to Gloucestershire and all vegan by conception.”
Ross and Ross Events have won the best UK wedding caterer two years in a row: Whether it be a brilliant Festival-Style BBQ, a relaxed Sharing-Board Supper or a 5 Course Feast, everything centres around 3 things: seasonal produce, quality ingredients and making your day personal, memorable and unique!
“The sight of perfectly roasted meat giving off a mouth-watering aroma is an important aspect of any roast event. Our equipment is designed to satisfy the eyes as well as the belly!”
“Finalists in the British Street Food Awards. At Spectacular Goat we love flavour! Real wood fired ovens produce the best flavours and deliver the smoky flavours you love. Where we can we source locally organically and always sustainably. Fresh ingredients, great fresh sourdough pizza & customised vehicles create a visual treat as well as a taste sensation. “
“We bring our wood fired ovens in classic vehicles to events, weddings and private parties, showcasing the greatest food from British farms.”
“Zest For Food is the collaboration of two cooks who believe that top quality food can be created in every setting”
We welcome all DJ’s and live musicians. With a background in live music we are so happy to have so many wonderful wedding bands and musicians to recommend to you for your wedding day celebrations.
With a very extensive repertoire, including some of the most famous swing and jazz music of the last century from the likes of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin – a fabulous selection of classics from Abba to Adele, Bruno Mars to Ed Sheeran, ‘Caffe concert’ music- André Rieu’s style, jazz, pop, rock, classical.
Wonderful wedding pianist Henry Salmon offers a wedding package including wedding ceremony and background piano music. All styles possible: classical, jazz, rock and pop. What better addition to your wedding ceremony than live piano music played from our baby grand piano located on the mezzanine level of our brick barn, to create the perfect atmosphere as you walk down the aisle. Watch Video Here
Piano and Vocal
Contemporary piano and vocal cover songs with a few classics included in the set. Perfect for arrival drinks and pre-wedding breakfast receptions. To help start your celebrations with the perfect atmosphere.
Wonderful saxophonist Mike can set the vibe, down the aisle and off to celebrate, performing sax or clarinet whilst the guests arrive, for the wedding procession, signing the register and the recessional. Followed by sax and tracks bringing a chilled soundtrack to your afternoon. From chilled house to pop to classic jazz standards, offering up to 3 hours in the afternoon performing sax alongside tracks. You can also book for your evening celebrations Brass + Beats fresh, vibrant party duo, combining vinyl based DJ with stunning live sax.
Soloists & Groups
The UK’s Number 1 provider of young musicians for functions and events. Our aim is to make live music more accessible to clients whilst supporting young, talented musicians at the early stages of their professional careers. Launched in 2010, Music Students for Hire has provided live music for over 3,000 private and corporate events.
You’ll never forget the moment you walked down the aisle with an intimate live performance from elegant acoustic duo ‘Crimson Keys‘. Learning and performing your choice of special songs for your ceremony, they blend beautiful vocals with graceful piano accompaniment, and are uniquely suited to the romance of a wedding.
Capriccio Quartet, a long-established and highly respected group of experienced professional string players, offers music for weddings. Contemporary to Classical. They can arrange a piece that is special to you by request.
A wide mix of styles, perfect if you want a little more rock ‘n’ roll! Have done two tours of America and opened for Springsteen!
Young, Energetic, Professional Ceilidh Band with expert dance Caller! Traditional tunes and dance with a modern, funky twist. As seen on TV (Made in Chelsea, Great British Menu, This Week, Loose Women & more).
Relax your guests and impress on arrival with classic jazz band ‘Miles High’. Their authentic jazz sound brings timeless style and sophistication to your wedding day, creating the perfect atmosphere as guests start to mingle and celebrate your wedding.
Roaming acoustic band ‘The Rock & Strollers’ are the ultimate ice-breakers and party-starters! Performing from guest-to-guest, from table-to-table, from inside to outside, their fully unplugged entertainment brings sing-a-long fun to your drinks reception, wedding breakfast, and even into the night!
Once spectacular show band ‘Uptown Showdown’ take to the stage, there’s only one place to be, and that’s on the dance floor – singing your heart out and dancing the night away! Soul, Motown, Pop, Disco, Funk… their set list has something for everyone. Their vocalists and horns will even join you on the dance floor, bringing you into the music with fun audience interaction!
“Get ready for massive tunes, funky remixes and a full dance floor with Ibiza style Brass + Beats – a fresh, vibrant party duo, combining vinyl based DJ with stunning live sax. You can also book Mike the saxophonist to perform earlier in the day; to play during your ceremony and bring a chilled soundtrack to your afternoon.”
“When I`m asked to DJ for a wedding I always consider it to be a great honour…..I always have a meeting before the day with the brides and grooms as it helps me find out more about the evening they desire, and how I can adjust the lighting, music, and general ambience to help make their evening perfect for them.”
*Please note – Our venue has a noise restriction notice, accordingly all recorded and live music must not be played above a decibel level set by Cotswold District Council*
Decorations, Props and Furniture
“We are a family run, multi-award winning venue styling and prop hire company, and have been joyfully injecting serious style into weddings since early 2014. We take great delight in offering a holistic venue styling and prop hire service, where we deliver, install, style, de-rig and collect for you – you don’t need to lift a finger! Whether you wish to transform your wedding reception with a luxurious abundance of blossom, or you’re looking to add a quirky finishing touch, our hire inventory ensures that you, and your guests, will enjoy an experience that they will not easily forget.“
Very local small family run boutique hire business, offering fantastic pallet furniture hire with comfy cushions, ideal for guests to relax on during wedding celebrations.
“We design and create unique and exclusive props alongside what have become the more traditional items and have built packages to suit differing styles and budgets. When designing we look at current trends, gaps in the market and see where we can take it, creating brand new ‘never been seen before’ props or adding our own twist to things that are becoming a ‘must have’. We don’t want ‘Ordinary’ for our happy couples, we strive for the ‘Spectacular’. It is of course your special day….it should be idyllic and as unique as you.”
“We specialise in beautiful styling and decoration for weddings. Every couple and wedding are unique so we provide a customised service to suit your style, colour and budget. From elegant chair decor to eye catching ceiling arrangements and lots more, we have an extensive hire range to create something magical for your special day.”
“Being a family run business means the small things really matter to us. We can supply a range of different solutions and styles. Whether you want modern, traditional, focused certain colours, we can find the perfect solution. No matter what you require, simply get in touch and we can find a solution for you.”
“Based in Cheltenham we specialise in stylish rustic and industrial pieces, from tables and seating, to barrels and plant walls. With a specialism in rustic hire furniture, much of which we’ve built in-house, our collection is a perfect addition to your wedding day both outdoor and indoor.”
“We are well known for our eye-catching and unique ranges of lighting, furniture, and event equipment, and offer many hand-made, or bespoke items that your guests may not have seen before. We also pride ourselves on our flexible and personalised service, and the individual touch and attention to detail we can offer.”
We specialise in vintage hire props and modern accessories and have a large range to suit all styles of weddings. We love a barn wedding, as this is how we started the business after our daughter’s barn wedding back in 2015.
Vintage & Rustic / Traditional Furniture Hire, from a friendly local supplier. All stock owned and supplied direct from our warehouse.
Tableware and Linen Hire
Plato Catering Hire is a multi award-winning catering equipment hire company based just outside Stratford upon Avon. Hire all your plates, glasses, cutlery, linen and furniture. Delivering throughout Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and the West Midlands. We are SafeHire© certified and members of the Event Hire Association.
Family run hire company offering wide ranges of wedding chairs, rustic and classic furniture, tableware, linen, bars and everything else you might need to make your Day exactly the way you want it to be. Our Wedding Team are always on hand to help, and for us the focus is always on what we can do for you – we deliver and collect and will even do all the washing up for you!
Games and Activities
“If you’re looking for fun and entertainment for your wedding our 9 hole crazy golf course is the perfect fit. Our custom hand-built crazy golf course creates an experience that both kids and adults can enjoy. Classic obstacles and our signature windmill with moving sails make up a number of exciting obstacles for you to try your hand at – who will be king of the course?! We deliver, set-up and pick up, so all you have to do is take your best shots and enjoy!”
“Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting is becoming one of the most popular activities for wedding entertainment and works particularly well at Mickleton Hills Farm. We use modified shotguns which are 100% safe and fire an infrared beam, so no recoil! Anyone can use the guns, regardless of age and ability, to take part in the competition to find the top gun ladies and gents at the wedding! Five guests shoot at the same time at the clays as they are launched from our hi tec trap. If the laser beams hit the clay points are scored. Whoever scores the highest at the end of the competition wins!! They will be presented with a high quality personalised boxed winners medal to commemorate the day. We also have an indoor system with different targets but same guns. Give your guests an experience that will ignite their competative side, get them mixing and having fun together with an experience they will talk about for a very long time after!! If you would like to know more we are always happy to explain, feel free to contact us.“
Wedding Cakes, Ice Cream, Sweet Treats and Hot Drinks
“For wedding cakes and cupcakes they come no finer than from The Cotswold Cake Bee. They taste as stunning as they look. “All of our wedding cakes are handmade using the finest ingredients, each individual design inspired by you to create your dream wedding cake.” (https://www.instagram.com/cotswoldcakebee/)
“A family run specialist company serving from our elegant Vintage Ice Cream Bike“
“Specialty coffee, Artisan loose leaf tea, Deluxe Hot Chocolates served from our Vintage Horse Trailer. A great addition to your special day either to greet your guests or as an afternoon pick me up! At Mickleton Hills Farm we offer our hot drinks package only.”
“The Vanilla Pod Bakery is a specialist cake bakery located in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Since 2009 we have been creating bespoke cakes for couples on their wedding day. We pride ourselves on creating cakes that look fantastic and taste delicious too. From consultation, to design, to creation, to delivering your beautiful cake on your wedding day.“
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