Lillibrooke Manor Wedding Planner

  • Preferred Suppliers
  • Guest Information
  • Wedding Timeline
  • Optional Extras
  • Who's Who
  • Supplier Information
  • Useful Resources

Preferred Suppliers

Academy Productions

Website: ACADEMY-PRODUCTIONS.CO.UK
Email: HELLO@ACADEMY-PRODUCTIONS.CO.UK
Tel: 01628 617730

At Academy Productions we pride ourselves in making your day look and sound amazing! As a local company we’ll provide you with a highly personalised service to turn your ideas into reality as well as sharing our expertise. We offer a wide range of lighting including stunning fairy and festoon lighting canopies, hanging lanterns and lit swags. We also offer outdoor lighting and props, Gobo Projections and much more. Our service extend to professional DJs and Band PA, using high quality Turbosound PA Systems, Band/Disco Lighting, Staging, Dancefloors, Outdoor Furniture and Oak Barrels

Note: Academy Productions is the trading name for Academy Audio Ltd


Ever After Events

Website: EVERAFTEREVENTS.CO.UK
Email: HELLO@EVERAFTEREVENTS.CO.UK
Tel: 07711200354

Ever After specialise in wonderful wedding décor, stunning floral design and hand-picked finishing touches to make each occasion truly unique. Offering bespoke styling to every couple that we meet, we tailor our services to elements of your wedding that matter the most to you; from romantic bouquets to rustic pop-up bars, vintage tableware to decorative welcome displays.

Stress Free Hire Venue Transformers

Website: STRESSFREEHIRE.COM
Email: INFO@STRESSFREEHIRE.COM
Tel: 02076101060

Stress Free Hire offers a comprehensive venue transformation service for weddings, parties and events across the UK.

Pretty Pieces Perfect Day

Website: PRETTYPIECESPERFECTDAYS.CO.UK
Email: ZOE@PRETTYPIECESPERFECTDAYS.CO.UK
Tel: 07503837363

Specialists in vintage crockery and venue dressing.

The Deps Wedding Band

Website: WWW.THEDEPS.CO.UK
Email: JAMES@THEDEPS.CO.UK

The Deps are one of the UK’s most exciting and prolific cover bands. Performing at events all over the world and at some of the UK’s finest wedding venues, this band are an unforgettable musical experience.

Their set list contains modern and contemporary tunes with enough floor filling classics and sing along anthems to make your event the talk of the town!

DJEvents UK

Website: WWW.DJEVENTS.CO.UK
Email: INFO@DJEVENTS.CO.UK
Tel: 0333 577 7050

Brian Mole – DJ and Master of Ceremonies

Email: BRIAN@DANCEMIX.CO.UK
Tel: 07941191194

Brian Mole is a full time, expert wedding DJ who prides himself on consistently providing the best service for his clients. He visits all his potential clients to find out exactly what they like and dislike to provide a bespoke service on their wedding day, and ensure a full dance floor from start to finish. As a fully trained Master of Ceremonies, he brings a calm, fun and relaxed feel to the day

Mighty Fine Entertainment

Website: MFENT.CO.UK
Email: INFO@MFENT.CO.UK
Tel: 08002888618

Mighty Fine Entertainment bring together a distinguished team of professional DJs in conjunction with outstanding event production, all specifically tailored for you and your wedding. Their expertise, service, dedication and attention to detail is second to none and has enabled them to win “Best Wedding DJs in London & South East” for 3 years running at The Wedding Industry Awards.

Totally Funktional

Website: TOTALLYFUNKTIONAL.CO.UK
Email: TOTALLYFUNKTIONAL@GMAIL.COM
Tel: 07751875641

Totally Funktional are a collective of professional and incredibly talented musicians on a mission to entertain.

Their powerful and dynamic performances and slick execution of groove-based party tunes have made Totally Funktional THE band to book to guarantee an unforgettable night of partying and memories for all.

The band’s skillfully honed live music show incorporates a vast array of dance-floor-filling hit songs from across the decades and never fails to captivate audiences at functions such as weddings, private parties and corporate events.

Event Crashers Band

Website: EVENTCRASHERSBAND.COM
Email: INFO@EVENTCRASHERSBAND.COM
Tel: 07751875641

Event Crashers are a showband of exceptional, professional, talented musicians. Their focus is enhancing whatever occasion they are booked for through their uncompromising determination to deliver a great time.

The Distractions Band

Website: THEDISTRACTIONSBAND.CO.UK
Email: BOOKINGS@THEDISTRACTIONSBAND.CO.UK
Tel: 07977991235

The Distractions specialise in providing live music for your entire day from intimate wedding ceremonies to lively evening celebrations.

Eight Ray Music

Website: EIGHTRAYMUSIC.COM
Email: SARAH@EIGHTRAYMUSIC.COM
Tel: 01491 526736

Eight Ray Music bring an innovative approach to live music entertainment. The agency’s dedicated Account Management team command over 15 years of performance experience, and a truly expert understanding of how to consistently deliver exceptional live music entertainment.

Lemon Entertainment

Website: LEMONENTERTAINMENT.COM
Email: HELLO@LEMONENTERTAINMENT.CO.UK
Tel: 07753496308

Lemon Entertainment will create an exclusive musical experience for your event. Their elite musicians have worked with artists ranging from Florence and The Machine to Ed Sheeran.

Flower Monkey

Website: FLOWERMONKEY.CO.UK
Email: ENQUIRIES@FLOWERMONKEY.CO.UK
Tel: 01252879978

Flower Monkey aims to deliver unforgettable floral designs on your wedding day hand-made with love, care and attention to every detail. Their beautiful wedding arrangements are created using fresh flowers with a colour palette to complement your special day.


Richard Elder Floral Design

Website: FLORALDESIGN.CO.UK
Email: RICHARD@FLORALDESIGN.CO.UK
Tel: 01628821122

Richard Elder Floral Design will guide you through the wedding flower styling for your special day, starting with a free design appointment at our studio, through to complete venue decoration on your wedding day, we will cover all elements of your wedding flower requirements.


Flora Special Occassion

Website: FLORASPECIALOCCASION.CO.UK
Email: ORDERS@FLORASPECIALOCCASION.CO.UK
Tel: 01494 611196

Nicola is a self-confessed perfectionist, and would describe her style as textural, natural luxe with attitude! It’s often the small details that stand out the most, and these are in abundance within Flora Special Occasion’s designs.


Sonning Flowers

Website: SONNINGFLOWERS.COM
Email: WEDDINGS@SONNINGFLOWERS.COM
Tel: 01189590301

Their award winning team thrive on their passion and skills to create the most amazing floral arrangements and add the ‘Wow’ factor to any Wedding.. One bride said in a recent testimonial “If we would have painted a picture of perfection, Sonning Flowers brought that picture to life…”

U Want Taxis

Website: UWANTTAXIS.COM
Email: FO@UWANTTAXIS.COM
Tel: 01628622110


Riviera Cars

Website: RIVIERACARS.COM
Email: RIVIERACARS@BTCONNECT.COM
Tel: 01628666777

Always Chauffeur

Website: ALWAYSCHAUFFEUR.CO.UK
Email: CONTACT@ALWAYSCHAUFFEUR.CO.UK
Tel: 01189 111055

Always Chauffeur, supply vintage & modern wedding cars for your special Wedding day. We can transport up to 10 passengers at once in our vintage car range. Complimentary bubbly is supplied with all bookings, as well as a few other treats. We can adapt to any Brides requirements & needs, & we do not add VAT to our quote. Arriving in style in the car of your dreams, to make your special day.

Clearly Cake

Website: CLEARLYCAKE.COM
Email: HELENNA@CLEARLYCAKE.COM
Tel: 07977109746

As well as wedding cakes, Clearly Cake offers mini cakes, Temari (spherical cakes), birdcage Temari cakes, macarons and iced biscuits.


Blushing Cook

Website: BLUSHINGCOOK.COM
Email: SAMMI@BLUSHINGCOOK.COM
Tel: 07807808571

Blushing Cook believes that your wedding cake should taste just as beautiful as it looks. Delicious cakes with a more natural approach to decoration, using edible and fresh flowers and fruits.


Sugar Designs

Website: SUGARDESIGNS.CO.UK
Email: RACHEL@SUGARDESIGNS.CO.UK

As a multi award winning wedding cake designer, we promise to create a perfect and breath-taking cake just for you, to represent your special day. Whether your dream cake is for beautiful flowers and sugar craft, a contemporary design or a natural and rustic theme, Sugar Designs will love working with you to make it perfect.

Bradley Jadir Film

Website: BRADLEYJADIR.COM
Email: BRADLEYJADIR@GMAIL.COM

Bradley and Anastassia work side by side with you to capture the magic of your special day, utilising their creative vision, along with latest technology, high quality audio and drone footage to create a film that you will treasure forever.

Chris Giles Photography

Website: CHRISGILESPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Email: STUDIO@CHRISGILESPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Tel: 07525752823

A skilled photo editor, Chris is known to be supportive, gentle and understanding and is always willing to fulfil those special requests from couples.


Hannah McClune Photography

Website: HANNAHMCCLUNEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Email: HELLO@HANNAHMCCLUNEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Tel: 07832254187

Hannah captures your bright smiles and tender moments which you can look back on for years to come, remembering exactly how you felt.


Faye Cornhill Photography

Website: FAYECORNHILLPHOTOGRAPHY.CO.UK
Email: INFO@FAYECORNHILLPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Tel: 07812087456

Faye uses both digital and film cameras to create elegant, light filled images that evoke strong, impassioned emotions.


LG Fine Art Weddings

Website: LGFINEARTWEDDINGS.COM
Email: ENQUIRIES@LGFINEARTWEDDINGS.COM
Tel: 01494 812746 / 07894 947724

A fun, all female team that is there throughout the whole journey from the moment you pick up the phone. Oh and you also get some amazing pictures.

Stone Photos

Website: WWW.STONEPHOTOS.CO.UK
Email: LOREN@STONEPHOTOS.CO.UK
Tel: 07956393844

Loren’s style is very relaxed, allowing you to enjoy your day with little interruption. She will discuss your precise needs before the day & will ensure this is translated into stunning & memorable photographs.

Dean Leavy Magician

Website: WWW.DEANLEAVY.COM
Email: INFO@DEANLEAVY.COM
Tel: 07818190891

Dean Leavy will add that extra ‘touch of magic’ to the biggest day of your life. The magic Dean performs will break the ice and get everyone laughing and talking. They won’t even notice if the photos take ages. He won’t disrupt your wedding plans. You won’t need to introduce him or make any special arrangements. Dean’s job is to look after keeping you and your guests entertained and everyone will be talking about your wedding for years to come.

Titanium Fireworks

Website: TITANIUMFIREWORKS.COM
Email: GROUP@TITANIUMFIREWORKS.COMz
Tel: 02071839665

The team has designed and delivered some of the most notable displays of the last decade including London New Year’s Eve, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, Rugby World Cup 2015, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games & the London 2012 Olympics

Liz Patey Make Up

Website: LIZPATEYMAKEUP.CO.UK
Email: LIZ.PATEY@SKY.COM
Tel: 07990647648

She loves to design hair & make up styles that capture the bride’s natural beauty & make them feel like themselves but the bridal version.

Kate Edwards Hair & Beauty

Website: KATEEDWARDSHAIRANDBEAUTY.CO.UK
Email: HELLO@KATEEDWARDSHAIRANDBEAUTY.CO.UK
Tel: 07980233105

Kate’s natural creative flair and wealth of knowledge provides you with the confidence to know your bridal styling will be crafted to the highest standard incorporating your own personal taste.

Lucy Booths Photo Booths

Website: LUCYBOOTHS.COM
Email: CLAIRE@LUCYSBOOTHS.COM
Tel: 07879 415282

Rapidly becoming the number one choice for photo booths in London and the home counties; Lucy Booths is famous for great value, our amazing photo booth software and above all else friendly and efficient service.

The Best Photo Booths & Magic Mirrors

Website: THEBESTPHOTOBOOTHS.CO.UK
Email: INFO@THEBESTPHOTOBOOTHS.CO.UK
Tel: 07966053439

We truly appreciate your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. Our focus is always on providing ‘the best’ guest experience ensuring that you and all your family and friends enjoy making memories with us. If a Photobooth is not for you we also provide The Best Magic Mirror experience. As guests walk up to the mirror, colourful animations and voice guidance invites them to engage in a magical, interactive ‘selfie’ experience presenting a photo keepsake. We love what we do and can’t wait to hear from you.

Vintage Camper Photo Booth

Website: VINTAGECAMPERBOOTHS.CO.UK
Email: INFO@VINTAGECAMPERBOOTHS.CO.UK
Tel: 01344884916

Provide suitcases full, quirky vintage /festival inspired props & headdresses and have high quality equipment.

Tithe Barn Taplow

Website: TITHE-BARN.COM
Email: berry@myshortstay.com
Tel: 07708753763

A grade II listed converted barn 5 miles from us. A gorgeous property perfectly laid out with a mix of historic  and modern amenities. 6  king bedrooms & accommodates up to 17 people, 2 full kitchens, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, great garden, and more 5 star features.

Hotels

Use HotelMaps for exclusive offers, or online using the link on our website. WWW.HOTELMAP.COM/PRO/MP7GC
Hotel reservations: +44 (0)20 7292 2320
Quote Special Reference Code: MP7GC

Ivy White Stationery

Website: IVYWHITE.CO.UK
Email: HELLO@IVYWHITE.CO.UK
Tel: 07732113683

Ivy White is an award winning luxury stationery & design studio. Offering a wide collection of distinctive and stylish designs that are all fully customisable, as well as a bespoke service for those looking for that next level of detail. From invitations and save the dates to table names and seating plans, all elements can be personalised to reflect a couple’s style and wedding theme


LouPaper Wedding Stationery

Website: LOUPAPER.CO.UK
Email: INFO@LOUPAPER.CO.UK

Tel: 07525825078

 

LouPaper is the home of beautifully bespoke wedding stationery and calligraphy, personalised especially for you. Whether you have an idea in mind or are interested in a design from the portfolio, LouPaper will make sure your stationery reflects the style of your wedding day. Specialising in modern calligraphy and hand lettering, each design comes with its own quirks and character


Grace and Bramble

Website: GRACEANDBRAMBLE.CO.UK
Email: JO@GRACEANDBRAMBLE.CO.UK
Tel: 07921 907510

Grace and Bramble works along side each client to create beautiful and bespoke wedding stationery, including unique and hand finished save the dates, invitations and on the day designs. We are always looking for fresh ideas and inspiration, to ensure every wedding stands out from the crowd. Working closely with each couple on their themes, colours and ideas, every order is hand finished personally.

Mark Harper

Email: MARK@HARPERSHOGS.CO.UK
Tel: 07771348320

Harper’s candy cart brings you and your guests a fun, tasty and quirky alternative.

Creative Chuppahs

Website: CREATIVECHUPPAHS.CO.UK
Email: CREATIVECHUPPAHS@HOTMAIL.COM
Tel: 07879057360

We offer a personal service, working closely with our clients to design and build the chuppah of their dreams. Choose a style from one of our 4 templates and we can then work with you to customise your chuppah to meet your unique and specific requirements.

SDCelebrations

Website: SDCelebrations.co.uk
Email: sam@sdcelebrations.co.uk
Tel: 07739804468

Sam from SDCelebrations is an imaginative celebrant who is on a mission to make wedding ceremonies fun, personal and unique, one ceremony at a time.

She listens to your love story and journey together and expertly weaves this into a heartfelt, emotional wedding ceremony injected with both your personalities. Leaving your guests laughing out loud and understanding you more as a couple.

Useful information for Guests

For a Sneak Peak at the Venue
Full details with extensive photos and reviews can be found on the web site http://lillibrookemanor, as well as regular posts and reviews on social media.

Accommodation
Click on the link for hotels close to the venue. When booking online or by phone please quote reference MP7GC for special offer prices. https://www.hotelmap.com/pro/MP7GC

Also see a group self-catering offer for a longer stay in the area on the Lillibrooke web site: https://lillibrookemanor.co.uk/weddings/preferred-wedding-suppliers#accommodation

Travel By Car

• From the M4 take junction 8/9 for High Wycombe and Maidenhead.
• At the roundabout take the exit for A404(M) heading to High Wycombe/Henley & Maidenhead.
• Take the first exit, Junction 9a, towards Cox Green/ White Waltham.
• At the 1st roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Shoppenhangers Road.
• At the 1st roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Cox Green Road. Follow the road round to the right onto Ockwells Road.
• Follow for around 0.6 miles – Lillibrooke Manor is on the left at the very end of Ockwells Road

Sat Nav Warning!

• Please use postcode SL6 3AD in your Sat Nav to ensure arrival at the main drive
• To exit after the event please follow the exit signs to the open side gate in the car park – the main drive gates are locked at 10.30pm
• If you book a car or local taxi company to collect you after 10.30pm, please instruct them to collect you from the side gate – from either Shoppenhangers Road or Ockwells Road, take the first left entrance on Woodlands Park Road, then first left again through the gates.

If guests wish to leave cars overnight they are more than welcome to. We just ask that they are collected without fail between 8am-10am the following day, after which the gates will either be locked, or another event will be in progress!

Travel By Train

• Regular fast trains from London Paddington take approximately 20 minutes to get to Maidenhead – check timetables for this service.
• The station is a short taxi journey (c 2 miles) from Lillibrooke Manor.

Children

Lillibrooke’s relaxed atmosphere and open spaces are ideal for children, and we love to see them enjoying themselves. We are child friendly rather than childproof though, so please ensure they are supervised at all times, and that they don’t stray into vehicles or out of bound areas.

Allergens

While every care is taken by our highly trained kitchen team, please note we cannot guarantee there will be no cross contamination during preparation and service.

Bar

We operate a card-only bar and no cash is held on site. We take all cards (including Amex), using all payment options.

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Wedding Timeline

Now
  • If you’re getting married on site, book your Registrar through Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
  • Book your suppliers – have a look at our Preferred Supplier list to see our tried and trusted partners. Give them our Supplier information sheet (at the end of our FAQ document) and, if they are not a Preferred Supplier, ask them to provide the information we need in advance
  • Send your guests ‘Save the Date’ / Invitations. Feel free to include our Guest Information Sheet (at the end of our FAQ document) to help answer their questions
  • Arrange your honeymoon if you’re planning one
6-12 Months
  • You’ll be invited to attend one of our tasting evenings to sample a variety of our delicious dishes
  • Start thinking about your menus, with a view to your meat and vegetarian choices being finalised 3 months beforehand
1-3 Months
  • Complete and send us the paperwork we’ve provided, with your menu choices, guests’ dietary requirements and allergens, table plan and timings
  • Confirm your final menu choices
  • Pay your interim catering invoice at 3 months (£5,500+VAT), and the final balance at 1 month.
2-6 Weeks
  • You’ll be invited to meet a member of our Operations team to run through the final details of your big day
0 Days
  • Enjoy every special moment of your day at Lillibrooke!

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Optional Extras

Each wedding we hold at Lillibrooke Manor is uniquely personal and we have put together a list of our popular optional extras for those wishing to add a few finishing touches to make their day absolutely perfect!

  • Personal touches (place name cards and favours only) – £8+VAT per table
  • Outdoor ceremony chairs (white folding chairs) – £3.50+VAT per chair
  • Extended licence for 1 extra hour until 1am – £200+VAT
  • Extended licence for 1 extra hour on a Bank Holiday Date or going into a Bank Holiday the next day – £300+VAT
  • Pimp my Prosecco – £80+VAT
  • Giant lawn games – £50+VAT
  • Pimms bike if not on a drinks package – £150+VAT
  • Bringing in own cheese tower – £120+VAT
  • Bringing in external ice-cream van/tricycle – £120+VAT
  • Supplier meal – from £20+VAT per head
  • Recycling charge for Lillibrooke to dispose of bottles if on glassware package – £40+VAT

Please let us know if you would like any further information on any of the above

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Who's Who

You can virtually meet our dedicated events team by clicking here.

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Useful Information for Suppliers

Dependent on the service you’re supplying, Heritage Venues Ltd should be provided with the following documents well in advance of the event, and a minimum of one month beforehand. If you are uncertain about any of the requirements and which will apply to you, please contact us on 01628 906040 or email info@heritagevenues.com.
Please ensure all documentation submitted will be current for the date of the event.

Insurance
Please provide a copy of your Public Liability certificate.

PAT Test Certificates
Required for all powered electrical equipment you’ll be using at the venue.

Risk Assessment & Method Statement (RAMS)
Please provide the risk assessments you operate by as standard and to which your operatives are trained. An event-specific method statement should be provided to clearly explain how you will operate on the day. The method statement is required to ensure safety of people and property while operating on site, and will include (not exhaustive) working from height/ladders, use of electrical equipment, flammable liquids, fairground rides, inflatables, etc. Where your activity is deemed by us to be high risk, we may request a site visit beforehand to discuss and agree the method of working. We reserve the right to refuse access if correct documentation is not received and approved by us in advance, or for you to cease activity on site at our request if your operatives are not adhering to the approved RAMS. Our aim will always be to deliver a perfect and safe event to our clients, to fully cooperate with all suppliers to that end, and we will not unreasonably withhold approvals or make unreasonable demands. If you have any questions please email Jamie Charles- jc@heritagevenues.com, cc Val Pearson – vp@heritagevenues.com

Ladders & Equipment
Please bring your own tested ladders and all equipment required to undertake your booking on site.

Catering
A separate agreement will be drawn up with external caterers for use of Heritage Venues spaces, equipment or preparation areas and will cover recycling, waste disposal, fire safety procedures, inventory etc. RAMS as above will be required, together with food hygiene/allergen certification specific to the staff in attendance.

Bands/DJs
Please note that a sound limiter in the Great Barn is set to 96dB. Our Facilities Manager will be present at your set-up/sound check to help set your limits to this to avoid cut-out.

Bands are advised to bring a mat for drum kits as the vibrations can sometimes set the limiter off, and spikes will damage the floor.
Set-up will usually be just before or just after service, but please liaise with your client for specific timings.
Our Bose sound system is used for background music and speeches only, and is not available for use by bands/DJs. If you have any technical questions, please email Jamie Charles: jc@heritagevenues.com

Florists
Please remove all flowers and containers from site the morning after an event, and let us know if you are leaving anything behind to avoid confusion with the next event!

Setup Times
Your set-up time should be arranged with the client, and access on the morning is generally from 8am. However, for long set-up items such as lighting rigs please contact us as soon as your booking has been confirmed so we can agree access times around our cleaning schedule and timing of the next day’s event. Please also note that where we have availability, we allow clients access the previous day for set-up. Again, for lighting rigs etc it’s necessary for them to be put up while the barn is empty, and this will need liaison with us. Where requested, we confirm to our clients 7 days in advance whether the day before is free. If you would be unable to set up on that day please let the client know.

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Useful Resources

You can download our ready-made toolkit of useful resources by clicking here.

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