Our Wedding Partners
Ellenborough Park is proud to recommend the following local suppliers, all of whom offer an unparalleled service to make your Cotswolds wedding day even more unforgettable.
For all of your wedding floristry needs, Ellenborough Park recommend Donna Beaver at The Flower Studio. Donna works locally in Cheltenham and weddings are one of her favourite aspects of floristry.
She is passionate about providing high quality flowers and working closely with couples to ensure that each wedding is as individual as they are. She won South West Wedding Florist of the Year 2011 at the National Wedding Awards and reached the Interflora Florist of the Year Finals in 2007 and 2009 and was awarded 93 marks for her bridal designs – the highest that the judges had awarded in 25 years!
For wedding cakes with ‘wow factor’ try local company Contemporary
Chefs Bee and Xavier are leaders in their field and have worked in some of the more exclusive areas of the cake making industry. It is the combination of this experience and knowledge gained over more than 20 years, along with their passion for creating cakes, which enables them to provide a premier service that is unrivalled for weddings in Cheltenham and the area.
For perfect wedding stationery, Ellenborough Park is pleased to recommend Paper Treats, a local wedding stationery company which specialises in offering a personal service for the more discerning couple. Paper Treats design bespoke stationery to suit each individual couple’s needs – from Save the Date cards right through to Thank You cards, with the same theme throughout.View the Paper Treats website
Chair Covers at Ellenborough Park are provided by Cotswold Chair Covers – a local company who pride themselves on attention to detail and the quality of their covers.
They never use a “one-size-fits-all” or stretch lycra cover and instead use hand-pressed covers made from high quality fabrics ensuring an elegant finish, professionally fitted for every wedding. They are able to provide a wide variety of sash colours in an organza, taffeta or satin finish.
Renowned hairstylists Hepburn Collection are passionate about wedding hair, and their styles feature regularly in leading wedding magazines and blogs. They offer an unparalleled level of service, whether hairdressing for the bride or all the members of the wedding party, from a few hours before the wedding, through to all-day coverage with an evening re-style. They also offer a “Bridal Concierge” service, to ensure the bridal party are beautifully presented and well organised.View the Hepburn Collection website
Local salon Laura Leigh hair and beauty specialise in beautiful wedding hair and makeup. Some of their work has been featured in Cosmopolitan Bride magazine. Laura Leigh’s top priority is to ensure that bride look stunning on their big day and the professional team will help you to choose a style that complements your look, but also enables you to feel comfortable for the whole day.View the Laura Leigh website
To end your big day with a bang, Ellenborough Park recommend First Galaxy Fireworks, one of the UK’s leading wedding firework display specialists. The company has vast experience in this area of the entertainments industry, providing a variety of packages to suit each couple’s wedding theme and budget.View the First Galaxy Fireworks website
Chauffeur Driven Car Hire
With their fleet of 6 beautiful genuine vintage and post vintage cars, Nostalgia Wedding Cars have provided a professional and personal wedding chauffeur service for the past 20 years. Their beautiful cars have featured in national wedding magazines, as well as period dramas on TV, and their chauffeur driven service is sure to help you arrive in style!View the Nostalgia Wedding Cars website
Azure Wedding Cars
Azure Wedding Cars can provide you with 4 modern classics: a Bentley Brooklands in rich blue, a Rolls-Royce Flying Spur in light grey, a Bentley Arnage Limousine in gunmetal grey and a Rolls-Royce Phantom Limousine in white. All the cars are immaculate, as is the service provided by Azure, who are the Regional Winners for the SW of England of the Wedding Industry Awards 2014. Azure was also shortlisted for the National Guides for Brides Awards 2017Go to Azure Wedding Cars Website
To ensure that your evening reception becomes the party of a lifetime, Ellenborough Park recommends First Dance Disco.
One of the leading mobile disco providers in the area; with an enviable reputation for professional and personal service within the entertainment industry. First Dance tailors each event to suit the couple’s individual requirements, discussing music and lighting in detail.
Master of Ceremonies
Howard Jones is a golden voiced professional director of wedding celebrations, featured by BRIDES magazine amongst their choice of Top Wedding Toastmasters and West Midlands area winner of the 2013 Wedding Industry Award (Special Touch). Dressed in his traditional scarlet uniform, Howard will conduct your event with a warm, relaxed elegance that reflects every Bride’s dream of the ultimate wedding day.View the Howard Jones’ website
The Cotswolds & Gloucestershire Harpist, Angharad James is a harpist who can play a wide range of harp music from classical music, to show tunes and can be an unforgettable addition to your wedding.Vist the Angharad James’s website
Steve Franks is a virtuoso guitarist who specialises in playing the Spanish
guitar with a huge repertoire of standards, jazz and classical pieces. Steve can play during the wedding ceremony itself, or can provide beautiful background music for the drinks reception and wedding breakfast.
Wedding Planning Service
Finesse Planning: Ruth Hunter, winner of The 2013 Wedding Industry Awards Best Wedding Planner (Independent) award is Gloucestershire’s leading wedding planner and is renowned for her professional, friendly and creative service. She is able to provide couples with a wealth of knowledge, experience and advice and will become not just a pillar of support but a friend and confidant.
Whether you require a full planning service or would like to enjoy a day in The Cotswolds with Ruth in a chauffeur driven Bentley, visiting suppliers and discussing wedding ideas, she has a variety of services to suit all weddings. Contact her for a free, no obligation meeting.
Wedding Planning Service
Planned For Perfection: UK Wedding & Event Planner , voted Best Independent Wedding Planner 2012, Regional Finalist 2013 & Winner of Best Wedding Planner in the South West Of England 2014 by The Wedding Industry Awards.
Jane Riddell is a Multi Award Winning UK Wedding Planner who delivers an experienced & friendly approach to wedding planning, in a practical, imaginative & professional manner. Jane’s exceptional eye for detail and clear connection with her clients has earned her a reputation as one of the leading Wedding & Event Planners in the UK. Based in Gloucestershire, Jane works throughout the UK & abroad offering bespoke services, each designed to suit her clients individuality, including Full Wedding Planning & Styling, Marquee Management or On the day Event Management, ensuring whichever planning service you require, your day really will be Planned for Perfection.
Wedding Planning Service
Knot & Pop: Award-winning UK luxury wedding planners, Knot & Pop use all their flair, style and imagination needed to create bespoke weddings that feel super personal, creative and above all memorable.
They offer a distinctive creative touch to wedding planning and coordination as they recognise that everyone, every couple, every occasion is different – therefore every wedding should be too.
Knot & Pop weddings encompass a sense of spirit and fun, with a fresh and modern approach to give couples their day, in the most unique way. Couples come to them for unique, hand-crafted, meticulously sourced and precisely delivered weddings and events that make big day occasions truly special.
With backgrounds in Fashion and the Luxury Events industry, they apply over 20 years collective experience in producing weddings and events that mix creativity with obsessive organisational skills. This experience, combined with an enviable contact book of suppliers means that couples plug into the best in the business and can feel confident that every detail is worked through by experts, allowing you a stress-free journey to the big day.
Voted Best Wedding Planner London and the South East of England at The Wedding Industry Awards 2015. Part of The UK Wedding Planning Academy Advisory Board 2014 and 2015. Recognised as Approved Vendors by Style Me Pretty, Hooray Magazine, 5 Star Weddings and Beloved. Contact Knot & Pop for a free initial consultation so they can hear all about your big day.
Party Foto Pods
A Photobooth at your wedding party will help bring unforgettable fun and laughter to your special occasion! Party Foto Pods guarantee to liven things up, capture the fun, create an exciting talking point and give you and your guests some fantastic memories to treasure.
The stylish photo booths with 3 hours unlimited use are supplied with a free set of duplicate prints, a free photo album and free green screen backgrounds. Everyone will have a ball experimenting with the supplied silly wigs, hats, oversized funky specs, inflatables and lots more to create their own fun pictures.
Visit Party Foto Pods website, see them on Facebook or call now to discuss your special day. They would love to bring the fun and laughter to your wedding party.
Adam Drake Photography
Established in 2004 Adam Drake Photography, award winning wedding photographers, are a business available for weddings throughout the UK and worldwide.
As a husband and wife team, they understand the stress and strains of organising a wedding and have been recognised not only for the outstanding quality of their unique contemporary and reportage style, but also for the friendly manner in which we deliver our photography service, imparting complete confidence that your day with all its host of emotions, will be captured perfectly.
Contemporary Style and Unique Creativity
The core focus has always been capturing the joy, fun, love, glamour, detail and often, the drama of a wedding day, creating a very personal and beautiful record for you to cherish. Your pictures portray the candid, unexpected and often surprise elements of your wedding.
Tell Us More About Your Big Day
Professional advice is offered by Ellenborough Park’s team of experienced wedding co-ordinators. Your appointed planner will guide you from your very first viewing of the hotel through to our rated and recommended suppliers.Enquire