Weddings

Supplier Love


For all your wedding needs Dovecote Events has created a list of fantastic and talented recommended suppliers.

Accommodation

Dovecote Events’ Honeymoon Tent

Six-metre Emperor Ultimate bell tent

We have a six-metre Emperor Ultimate bell tent available for you to hire for your wedding night. We can pitch the tent for you anywhere on the Bo Peep grounds. It comes complete with its own double size bed, luxury bed linen, Moroccan-themed furnishings, soft lighting and romantic tea light chandeliers. We can also offer you a continental breakfast for you to enjoy when you wake up in the beautiful countryside. For those of you not quite into glamping, it also comes with heating!

parTpees

Beautifully dressed bell tents

Whether it’s your first time or you’re an experienced Bell Tent user, get in touch, Our Luxury Bells are treated with love and we go that extra mile to ensure your experience when booking with us is second to none.

Waterbridge House

A stunning, detached countryside house located in Adderbury

Catering

Dovecote Events

Bespoke event caterers

Transport

Taxis

007 Cars Banbury 01295 700 007 www.007carsbanbury.co.uk 24h
A1 Taxis Banbury 01295 272 020
Ace Taxis Banbury 01295 410 142 acetaxisbanbury.co.uk 24h
Banbury Cars Banbury 01295 27 6666 www.banbury-cars.co.uk 24h
Carriage Company Banbury 01295 25 25 25 carriageco.cab 24h
Castle Cars Banbury 01295 270 011 castlecarsbanbury.co.uk 24h
Cherwell Cars Banbury 01295 25 55 55 www.cherwellcars.com 24h

Classic Wedding Cars

Beautiful authentic classic cars to compliment your special day

Photography

Merriman Photography

Oxfordshire-based photographer specialising in wedding and portrait photography

Sam Bennett Photography

Wedding and portrait photography in Banbury, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Northampton and surrounding areas

Bridalwear, Menswear and Accessories

Rose and Frances

Couture bridal accessories

LV Made in England

Mens accessories – Award-winning handmade ties, bow ties and pocket squares.

Cakes

Cakes by Kit

Here at Cakes by Kit I believe in making your cakes look amazing and taste amazing in equal measure! I have been using my creativity and baking skills to make delicious cakes for over 20 years. I can offer you beautiful and delicious cakes and cookies that are a great centerpiece for every occasion.

Florists

Bloomin Events

Arrange a FREE consultation to discuss ideas for your wedding day flowers. From large scale venue decoration to the smallest detailing in your bridal bouquet, we will design a package to suit tailored to your unique requirements.

The Flower Shed Oxford

Jemma… Inspired by all things rustic and natural. With 12 years experience, in the beautiful world of flowers I'm forever in awe of my job. To love what you do, is precious. I sure do. Spreading the flowery love from my workshop, I create beautiful natural designs influenced by the great outdoors. Specialising in Weddings at gorgeous rustic venues like this, is where I'm bursting with inspiration. Covering the Bicester and Oxfordshire area, my home towns. Each creation is bursting with inspiration, just for you.

Props

Photohoof

Unique photo booth hire

Our charming vintage horse box has been lovingly converted into a unique photo booth bursting with character. A fun addition to any celebration.

The Prop Portal

Light-up letters and wedding decorations for hire

Weddings and special events are magical times for everyone, at the Prop Portal we are dedicated to helping you create a memorable day that you, your friends and family will never forget. Based in the heart of Northamptonshire, our hand crafted and British made illuminated letters create stunning and romantic photo opportunities, whilst ensuring a spectacular atmosphere for you and your guests.

Music & Entertainment

Smooth Moves Events

A variety of differently priced DJ and lighting packages to suit every budget. Including a star cloth back drop if needed to hide the equipment during your ceremony at the barn. With optional extras including magicians, poker tables, live music and even lookalikes! From the moment you book with us we will always be on hand over the phone or online to help you achieve exactly what you want.

Astella

Five-piece band

The band consists of five full-time professional musicians that have worked alongside the likes of Rachel Stevens, McFly, Girls Aloud, Sugababes, The Scorpions, Billie Cobham, The Specials and Robert Plant, to name a few. Members of the band have also taken part in extensive US and European tours and have played in venues such as the Shepherd’s Bush Empire, the Amsterdam Arena and the Ricoh Arena. Astella will make any event a memorable one, with a repertoire full of modern and party classics. Covering songs from Jessie J, Pharrell Williams and Bruno Mars to Aretha Franklin, Van Halen and The Doobie Brothers, the dance floor is guaranteed to be full from start to finish.

Karizma

Four-piece band

Karizma are an award-winning Function and Wedding Band based in Surrey and London. We perform an electric set including a great mix of Pop, Rock, Soul and Funk repertoire, guaranteed to get all your guests rushing for the dance floor! We are able to offer a variety of line-ups to suit every occasion from Weddings, Corporate Balls and Birthday Parties. Every line-up is fronted by a high energy vocalist with a big voice and even bigger personality. Expect us to get the crowd singing, dancing and even jumping along! Our entertainment package provides you with live entertainment, professional sound system and lighting - perfect for all events. Every show is tailored to your event and the band's amazing performance will be a talking-point with all your guests long after the celebrations have ended. Aimed at making every event special by adding that personal touch, Karizma are the premiere choice for your wedding, party or corporate event.

Hair & Make-up

Rebecca Lloyd Makeup

Rebecca has been a freelance hair and make-up artist for over 12 years, starting her training in London, initially working in fashion, making up models for advertisements and catwalk shows then branching out into television, building a successful career all over the country. Rebecca has built a wealth of experience over the years working on many different dramas and soaps, dealing with every age group, skin type, using various top brand products and techniques. Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and you should feel the best you have ever felt. Put your wedding morning in our hands and you will walk down the aisle feeling a million dollars. We will work calmly and professionally to give and your bridal party unforgettable make-up and hair that will last all day (and night!!)