Stanlake Park Wedding Planner

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

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 https://stanlakeparkweddings.com/barn-wedding-venue-in-twyford/, as well as regular posts and reviews on social media.

Accommodation
Click on the following link for hotels close to the venue and special offer prices: https://www.HotelMap.com/pro/MRGW7 – if you phone a hotel direct please quote the HotelMap reference to achieve the special rates. Quote Special Reference Code: MRGW7

The estate also owns the beautiful Old Schoolhouse, close to Henley-on-Thames, sleeping 8 – 10 guests in a stylish and luxurious self-catering period cottage in an area of outstanding natural beauty, just 20 minutes from Stanlake Park by car. It makes the ideal location for the Bride and Groom to escape to after the wedding without travelling too far, or to accommodate family, friends and bridesmaids before for pre-wedding preparations! For enquiries, contact Sarah at 01491 638833 / 07970 870703 email sarah@percy-davis.com

From M40

  • At junction 16, exit onto M40 towards B’ham/Oxford
  • At junction 4, take the A404 exit to High Wycombe/Marlow
  • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A404
  • At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on A404
  • Take the A4130 exit towards Hurley/Henley/Burchetts Green
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Burchetts Green Rd
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Bath Rd/A4
  • Turn left onto London Rd/A3032 towards Ruscombe
  • Turn left onto New Rd
  • Continue onto Stanlake Ln
  • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto B3018
  • Turn left, Destination will be on the left

From M4

  • Exit M4 at junction 8/9, take the A404(M)/A308(M) exit to High Wycombe/Henley/Maidenhead
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A404(M) heading to High Wycombe/Henley/Maidenhead
  • At junction 9B, take the A4 exit to Reading/Maidenhead
  • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Bath Rd/A4
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Bath Rd/A4
  • Turn left onto London Rd/A3032
  • Turn left onto New Rd
  • Continue onto Stanlake Ln
  • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto B3018
  • Destination will be on the left

Sat Nav

Please use postcode RG10 0BN in your Sat Nav

Travel By Train

• Regular fast trains from London Paddington take approximately 25 minutes to get to Twyford at peak times – check timetables for this service.
• The station is a short taxi journey (1.3 miles) from Stanlake Park.

Children
Stanlake Park’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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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.

Pretty Pieces Perfect Day

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

Specialists in vintage crockery and venue dressing.

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.

The Old School House

Website: airbnb/theoldschoolhouse
The Old School House is a stylish and luxurious 8-guest period cottage. Located 10 mins from the historic town of Henley-on-Thames in Highmoor. Luxuriously renovated, it boasts wonderful facilities: superbly equipped kitchen, 5 star bedding, beautifully appointed bathrooms and spacious entertaining space.


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

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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…”

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.


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.

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.

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.

Distinct Events

Website: DISTINCT.EVENTS
Tel: 07894 786685

Distinct Events have carried out extensive wedding planning for couples at Stanlake Park for over 4 years. Damiana and her team pride themselves on understanding your bespoke requirements, tailoring your day to exactly how you envisage it. If you have a vision but do not know where to start, we are here to take away any stress and anxiety, thus making the planning process more of a pleasurable experience. Let us turn your vision into reality.

Wedding Timeline

Now

  • If you’re getting married on site, book your Registrar through Wokingham Council
  • 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 Stanlake Park 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 (setting out your place name cards and favours only) – £8+VAT per table
  • Bridal Hamper – £75 +vat
  • Pimp my Prosecco – £80 +vat
  • Bringing in own cheese tower – £120 +vat
  • Supplier meal – £20 +vat per head

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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 eventspecific 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- info@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 the sound limiter in the Vineyard Barn is set to a very generous 96dB which cannot be altered. All Bands should please bring a mat for drum kits to protect the wooden floor. Set-up will usually be just before or just after service, but please liaise with your client for specific timings. Details of the sophisticated directional sound system that must be used, and performance conditions, are attached on the next page. Please read this carefully and sign / return the form to confirm your agreement. Your client will not be able to confirm their booking with you until we advise this has been received. If you have any technical questions, please email us at info@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 (Academy Productions only), 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.

Responsibility

Heritage Venues Ltd manage all events at Stanlake Park, represented by their Event Manager and team on the day. All suppliers must cooperate with and adhere to all instructions given to them by the Heritage Venues team in advance of the event, and on the day, in a timely manner. Heritage Venues staff must be treated with professional courtesy – any instructions will represent either the Client, Stanlake’s owners, or regulations/legal requirements that must be complied with.

The Stanlake Park Estate

All buildings within Stanlake Park are listed, and you will be working close to a working winery/vineyard within the separate areas designated for weddings and events. Please take care with vehicles and treat the venue with respect, in particular:

– No nails, tacks, drawing pins etc to be affixed to any building fabric – there are plenty already in place in the Vineyard Barn and Coach House. You can use cable ties if necessary, and please remove them at the end of the night.

– To avoid damage to utilities, do not drive stakes into any ground without prior discussion and written consent
– You are very welcome to use the shop for your personal wine purchases and to enjoy a drink of Stanlake Park wine their gardens. However, the wine makers and shop staff are unable to help with any queries about wedding set-ups, access to the wedding areas, delivery details or any other information relating to weddings or events – this also applies to other Stanlake Park staff such as gardeners and groundsman. Please liaise only with the Heritage Venues staff who will be on site on the event day, contact by phone (01628 906040), or contact your client direct.

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Useful Resources

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

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