[vc_row row_content_width=”grid”][vc_column width=”1/4″ el_id=”winter_menu”][eltdf_testimonials type=”standard” skin=”” slider_loop=”yes” slider_autoplay=”yes” slider_navigation=”yes” enable_navigation_numbers=”no” slider_pagination=”no” nav_skin=”” category=”planners”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_single_image image=”5691″ img_size=”large” onclick=”custom_link” link=”/orangery/events/gallery/”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_single_image image=”6314″ img_size=”large” onclick=”custom_link” link=”/orangery/events/gallery/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]As a venue, we offer you a wide variety of choice in order to ensure your day is tailored to you.

Designated Suppliers

Our designated suppliers include our catering team, our franchise bar, DJ and firework displays.

Our catering team will work with you to ensure you and your guests enjoy sumptuous wedding fare. Catering for all styles and culinary preferences, a wide variety of tastes can be met.

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Recommended Suppliers

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We are pleased to recommend the following suppliers to provide services for your special day. They have all worked here on many occasions and have been given excellent references by former clients. These services include, cakes, florists, photographers, videographers, musicians, chair covers and hotels.

If you would like any further information, please contact the Events Office on 01622 230065 or email [email protected]

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Cobi and Coco Cakes

Cobi & Coco Cakes specialises in beautiful wedding cakes that are as flavourful as they are visually stunning, we see baking as an art form and we aim to create truly luxurious and unique wedding cakes.  Our goal is to work collaboratively with our clients transforming special ideas and inspirations to mouth-watering work of art.  Each cake is individually designed and handcrafted to ensure that every last detail is exquisitely executed with love and attention to detail.

We are firm believers that wedding cakes should be delicious as well as beautiful, which is why we choose our ingredients carefully and offer an extensive range of flavours. If there is a special flavour not on our menu, we will create it for you adding that personal service.

From the initial cake consultation to the set-up of the cake on your special day, we will walk through your cake journey with you to create an experience to cherish and remember. So whether you’d like a fabulous Wedding Cake or a stunning Dessert Table to wow your guests, we’re here to create your dream confections.

If a bespoke Cobi & Coco cake is for you, a design consultation and cake tasting is the next step.  At the consultation we will get your ideas flowing followed with a sketched design of your dream wedding cake.  A tasting will help you to decide which flavours and fillings will bring your cake to life.

Cobi & Coco Cakes are proud to have their cake designs published in many industry magazines highlighting that we are a brand people can trust.  Get in touch today to start your cake journey with Cobi & Coco Cakes.

Contact: Serena Chin
Telephone: 07765 007209
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Aarion Wedding Cars

We are an independent family run Kent wedding car Hire Company based in Rochester. Aarion wedding car hire have been supplying Vintage, Classic, Modern Luxury wedding cars in Kent since 2005. The cars are driven by trained uniformed Chauffeurs and come with flowers and ribbons co-ordinated to match your colour theme.

Each car does one wedding per day, so you can rest assured of our unhurried attention. We like to work closely with our clients to ensure a personal and individual wedding car hire service. Supplying wedding cars for Kent, Medway, East Sussex, Surrey, Essex and London. If there is something out of the ordinary or individual to you we will do our uppermost to accommodate. Allow us to help make your special day memorable.

Arrive in the elegance of a bygone age in our Vintage Studebaker, or the timeless style of a Classic White Rolls Royce Silver Cloud. Maybe you require the larger capacity of one of our 7 seat Limousines for the Bridal party. For the Bridegroom perhaps a more modern Jaguar. Relax and let Aarion wedding car hire take care of all your wedding transport needs.

We offer competitive prices without compromising the quality of the service.

We are proud members of the National Association of Wedding Car Professionals Membership No 1279

Please contact us for more information, we would love the opportunity to discuss your wedding plans with you.

Contact: Glynne Matthews
Telephone: 01634 848540 / 07944 445021
Email: [email protected]

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An elegant place to dance. The beauty and the magic that the Orangery offers, is truly highlighted by your first dance as husband and wife on one of our stunning starlit dance floors. We offer a wide range of dance floors and are able to create the perfect dancing area to suit your theme and colour schemes. Be joined by your friends and family as you dance the night away on your very own dazzling starlit dance floor, setting your day apart from any other. LED Dancefloors specialise in creating the perfect atmosphere for any event, we supply dance floors and lighting to transform any room into a magical place to celebrate.

Contact: Adam Diplock
Telephone: 01622 751408
Email: [email protected]

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Angelfire Pyrotechnics Ltd

We are very proud to have been chosen as the fireworks display company for the Orangery, and what better way to help celebrate your special day than with a personalised display from Angelfire Pyrotechnics.

We can choreograph displays to your chosen music, incorporate your names in fireworks and set the lake ablaze with colour. Whatever your theme, colour or ideas, we will provide a display that exceeds your expectations.

If you would like to see some of our work in action, including videos of displays at the Orangery, visit our website and log in as:-

User Name: Turkey Mill

Password: fireworks

We hope that what we do is of interest and look forward to hearing from you!

Contact: Richard Little
Telephone: 01392 215152 / 07704 732209
Email: [email protected]

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Floral Explosion

Floral Explosion – Voted Top 10 Florist in Kent!

Floral Explosion specialise in wedding floristry of the highest standard and have recently been voted one of the top 10 florists in Kent and has been included in the prestigious Good Florist Guide for the last 5 years. With a shop in Longfield, just 20 minutes from the Orangery, Floral Explosion are conveniently located and regularly provide wedding flowers and venue decoration.

The team of wedding florists are all highly qualified and experienced – turning their hand to all styles of floristry – from classic to contemporary – always perfectly designed for the Orangery.

Floral Explosion offer a free wedding consultation service at their Longfield store – great to go along and see the store and be inspired. You will find examples of Floral Explosions work on the wedding gallery at www.floral-explosion.co.uk – or please contact Becky at Floral Explosion to discuss your wedding – find Floral Explosion on Facebook and look out for their posts to get some fab ideas!

Contact: Becky Franklin
Telephone: 01474 700035
Email: [email protected]

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Holly O’Connor Make Up

Holly is a professional Makeup Artist with many years experience in the industry. Having worked as a certified artist for MAC cosmetics for 3 years she has gone on to work freelance on events at London Fashion Week, The Clothes Show, and Glamour Magazine. She also teaches-working as a makeup trainer for brow brand ‘HD Brows’.

Alongside this she specialises in and is hugely passionate in Bridal makeup, with a style which is natural, glamorous yet timeless with emphasis on making her brides feel confident for such a special day. Holly is available for all- Occasion makeup, Photo-shoots, Commercial, Television, Weddings.

If you would like to get in touch regarding your Bridal makeup, Holly will work closely with you to decide a look together to suit both your personality and style!

Contact: Holly O’Connor
Telephone: 07540 939719
Email: [email protected]

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RKW Hair

RKW Hair are based in Kent and the South East, we offer a friendly and professional mobile hair service, bringing the style to you, for all occasions; from wedding hair for one of the most important, special days of your life, to your everyday hair needs. With 20 years’ industry experience and a career in hairdressing education, you can be sure that high standards and client satisfaction are our top priorities.

On your wedding day your hair is on show all day long and so it’s important that you look just perfect, from the start of the ceremony to the end of the night. Curly or straight, smooth and sleek or tousled and sexy, you will be surprised what your hair can do at any length – RKW Hair will help you discover the look that is perfect for you on your wedding day.

My priority is to offer a high quality service, tailored to your needs, as well as a friendly face to help calm the nerves on your special day. Your wedding is the most important day to you and your partner, and it will be my most important job to make sure that your hair all goes to plan. To aid the smooth running of your wedding morning I will help to plan your timings, taking into account your other suppliers, dress and location, and this will give you and myself a guidance time to have you and your bridal party ready by. I also ensure that my timings allow me to stay on hand to assist you in the final stages of getting ready and for those precious few moments before you leave to say ‘I do’ and first appear in front of your groom and wedding guests.

RKW Hair brings the style to you and your wedding location, leaving you with nothing to worry about and plenty of time to absorb the experience and treasure your wedding morning.

Contact: Angela Williams
Telephone: 07946 056177
Email: [email protected]

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Carys Hughes Harpist

Carys will add that something extra special to your wedding day – the magnificent and heartfelt sound of the harp.

She offers a beautifully varied repertoire which will enhance the romance of your day and make it unforgettable for both you and your guests.

She would love to hear from you and discuss your wedding plans in further detail.

Contact: Carys Hughes
Telephone: 07759 930200 / 01622 814353
Email: [email protected]

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Village Hotel Club Maidstone

Where there’s a Village there’s a Vibe, either leading up to your special day or finishing it off. The Village is the place for you and your guests to rest your heads. Think stylish hotel, affordable rates, and cutting-edge comfort, from the health and leisure club to the restaurant, pub and café there is an energy and pulse that guarantees an uplifting and fun atmosphere for all guests. Whatever you do, you can do it all at The Village Urban Resort Maidstone. To make a reservation call 01622 656914 and quote “The Orangery”. Friday and Saturday rates (excluding Bank Holidays) from £79.00, Saturday and Bank Holiday Sunday rates from £99.00. All rates are subject to availability please call to confirm.

Contact: The Sales Team
Telephone: 01622 235170
Email: [email protected]

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Marriott Tudor Park Hotel

The hotel is a welcoming retreat set in 200 acres of beautiful parkland, making it an idyllic haven for your guests as well as offering a variety of function rooms and facilities to suit all your needs. Our tastefully decorated 120 bedrooms will create the perfect end to a perfect day offering comfort and style. Guests are also able to indulge in our excellent golf, leisure and spa facilities including swimming pool, sauna, steam room, leisure club, beauty salon and 18 hole championship golf course (additional charges apply for golf & beauty treatments and pre-booking is required). Tudor Park is ideally located just off J8/ M20.

Booking Rooms

How to book on line:

  1. Follow the website link www.marriotttudorpark.co.uk
  2. Select the required dates
  3. Go to “Special Rates”
  4. Tick “Corporate/Promotional Code”
  5. Enter Code: 43O (That’s a number 4, a number 3 then the letter “O” for Orangery)
  6. Click “Find”

If you prefer to call and would like to book an individual room, please call our central reservation number 01622 734334 and select option 5 for bedroom reservations quoting the code 43O (That is the number 4 then 3 followed by the letter “O” for Orangery). You will be able to book a standard room, superior room or the suite under this code subject to availability.

If you would like to book 10 bedrooms or more please contact group reservations on 01622 734334 and select option 2 or email [email protected] . Please state that you would like to book wedding group bedrooms. You will then be sent a contract and given a three digit code to give to your guests to book their rooms individually. All bookings are subject to availability.

Contact: Sales Office
Telephone: 01622 734334
Email: [email protected]

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The Hilton Hotel Maidstone

The Hilton Maidstone offers a choice of 146 bedrooms, most of them newly refurbished. During 2008, we invested £750,000 in upgrading the hotel, so you and your guests can look forward to the highest standard then in the morning enjoy the fantastic Hilton Breakfast.

There’s also our LivingWell Health Club, which includes a swimming pool, gym, steam room and sauna, where a major refurbishment was completed at end of November 2008. Our beauty therapist is at your service. Visit hilton.co.uk/maidstone or Tel : 01622 734322

Contact: Group Reservations
Telephone: 01622 734322
Email: [email protected]

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Spencer Wood Magic
Professional Magician, Mind Reader, Toast Master, Host & MC

The UK’s #1 Wedding Magician

Magic & Mind Reading Packages:

Contact: PA to Spencer Wood
Telephone: 07738 555453
Email: [email protected]

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Trevor Godfree

Trevor produces stunning low-key natural photography allowing you to relax and enjoy your day. A second photographer, unobtrusively in the background, will be capturing ‘those moments’ that can easily get missed. We source the finest albums from around the world to produce the ultimate presentation for your images. As an Associateship to the British Institute of Professional Photography, with 25 award-winning years of experience, your wedding will be in safe hands.

Contact: Trevor Godfree
Telephone: 01622 817835
Email: [email protected]

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David King Photographer

David King Photographer has a fun, unique & unconventional style that has suited many couples over the years in an ever-changing wedding market. He has over 15 years experience within the industry and has adapted from the conventional traditional style to the reportage & candid imagery that really suits his style and character.

The four packages that are on offer are all inclusive of the day’s photography, all the preview photographs and the completed designer album of your choice. The images that we capture on the day, whether they are candid or set up, reflect an easy-going attitude to contribute to the flow of your wedding. “I am not an obtrusive photographer, my aim is to enhance your day with beautiful imagery”. Please contact David King Photographer for a free consultation.

Contact: David King
Telephone: 01227 643051 / 07887 503626
Email: [email protected]

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Louisa Dettmer Wedding Photography

Wow – You have chosen an amazing venue in the Orangery! We have had the pleasure of capturing many wonderful wedding days here and we would love to be a part of yours.
The team are fabulous, the grounds are beautiful and we know all the wonderful spots to get the shots you will love, along with our two pairs of eyes to capture lots of those natural shots too.
Our all-inclusive, fixed priced package includes two photographers capturing those special moments on your big day, from bridal prep through to your first dance. A large album and two parent albums are included, along with a disc of all the photos for you to keep, plus a slideshow version of your album on DVD so in the years to come you can relive the day snuggled up on the sofa with a glass of champagne!

We are also extremely proud to have been named as Kent Wedding Awards Photographer of the Year 2016!!

Please see our website for more examples of our work and email or call to arrange an informal meeting.

Contact: Louisa Dettmer
Telephone: 07598 250038 / 01634 307867 / 07709 304094
Email: [email protected]

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Julie Lucas Toastmaster

Julie Lucas is a member and graduate of the UK School of Professional Toasmasters Ltd.

Once the date has been set, the key arrangements have been made and your guest list seems to be growing by the day, the only thing left to do is ensure that your day is as memorable as possible for all those in attendance, including you! That’s where I come in, to offer you a truly personal, yet professional toastmaster service as the final ingredient to planning your perfect day.

Bringing the tradition of the order of ceremonies to the 21st century, I am dedicated to confidently presenting, communicating and organising the smooth running of your wedding / formal event. On hand as a professional consultant in the lead up to and throughout the day itself, I have the expertise and experience to help take the pressure off you whilst making sure that your wedding is done your way.

I can be as flexible as you wish, supporting with as little or as much as required. It would be my pleasure to ensure you relax and enjoy those cherished moments whilst capturing them for you to keep for forever.

Please get in contact to arrange a consultation today.

Contact: Julie Lucas
Telephone: 07834 288747
Email: [email protected]

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Ethereal Events

At Ethereal Events, we are dedicated to making your wedding day as special and stress-free as possible. Our range of chair covers and other tiny detail services can provide those all important finishing touches. We have a wide range of sashes and accessories and can source anything else you may have seen in your planning process to help create your perfect day.

With a wealth of knowledge and experience at The Orangery, we pride ourselves in helping couples have the perfect day and create something unique and personalised to you. All our covers are clean, fresh and of the best quality and we take huge pride in every wedding we are privileged enough to be involved in.

For that all-important personal touch, please contact Georgie to arrange an appointment with Ethereal Events for a full consultation that matches your wedding perfectly.

To see some examples of our work please have a look at our Facebook page.

Contact: Georgie Lilwall
Telephone: 07702 797964
Email: [email protected]

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Dressing Rooms

Your dream wedding will be one of the happiest days of your life, with our attention to detail we will help turn that dream into reality with our beautiful real linen or stretch chair covers. We hold a vast selection of sashes and aim to match your colour theme as near as possible. We are located two minutes away from the Orangery, so removing the covers at the end of the evening, as required, is not a problem and at no extra cost to you.

Contact: Yvonne Aldridge
Telephone: 01622 738376 / 07704 819138
Email: [email protected]

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Creative Venue

Welcome to ‘The Creative Venue’, founded in 2010 and based in Maidstone. Our award winning team can provide you with the complete venue styling service, we would love to help you bring your ideas to life and create your perfect wedding, at this stunningly elegant venue.

Here at the beautiful Orangery, we offer you as much or as little as you need, from chair décor; backdrops; table décor; bridge & gazebo décor dressing to festoon & uplighting, to create a magical mood.

Contact: Claire
Telephone: 01622 7441150 / 07746094021
Email: [email protected]

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Digital Video UK

YOUR WEDDING YOUR WAY! Amazing movie of your Dream Wedding.

A very special offer just for you, save £500 and pay just £1999 when you book our Cinematic Experience Plus Package, normally £2499

Or choose ANY premium package and save 20%, (excludes the Sweet & Simple package.)

​These very special offers are available to new bookings only, and to you, as an Orangery client!

Are you one of those very special couples who appreciate a great movie and want some fun, our cinematic experience includes the use of equipment often seen in Hollywood Movies and prime time television shows.

Our aerial drone is rapidly becoming the latest wedding “must have”, coupled with stylish editing and music it will give your wedding video an amazing new dimension & provide the ultimate WOW factor. Many examples are available to view on our website at www.videouk.com

Your Wedding, Your Way, is more than just a catch phrase, we listen to your specific requirements, paying attention to the little details that matter and offer our own experience to ensure that together we capture the best memories of your remarkable day.

You may choose from one of our packages or design a service to suit, with prices ranging from £699 to £2499, there’s bound to be one to suit your budget!

You are very welcome to visit the studio to view examples and discuss your requirements whilst enjoying a cup of coffee, alternately ask for a copy of our Free Demo DVD.

Deposits can be paid on our website by using your debit or credit card or by bank transfer.

All day coverage is available from Bridal Preps to First Dance

Contact: Mike Dettmer
Telephone: 01634 234234 / 0771 2572722
Email: [email protected]

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TDH Media Ltd

You’ve found the dream dress, hired the perfect venue and bought the rings. Now you need the ultimate award-winning recording solution to capture every bit of your big day. TDH media provides a complete wedding media experience, in either Standard Definition DVD or High Definition Blu-Ray, plus iPad, iPhone or iPod touch conversions.

Depending on your choice of package, we can provide complete, subtle coverage of your whole day. From bridal preparations to guests’ arrivals, throughout the wedding ceremony, reception and speeches, right up to the evening celebrations including video messages from your guests. And, of course, don’t forget the Marryoke which has to be seen to be to fully appreciated.

We also offer a full Cinematic experience which includes our amazing 4K drone!

TDH media is proud to have been voted Kent’s best wedding video company at both the 2011, 2012 and 2014 Kent Wedding Awards. For more information and a free demo DVD, please go to our website or call for a free no-obligation meeting

Contact: Terry Hobday
Telephone: 0203 463 1780 / 07989 596491
Email: [email protected]

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