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 Banbury01295 700 007www.007carsbanbury.co.uk 24h
Banbury Cars Banbury07918 744 184www.banbury-cars.co.uk 24h
Carriage Company Banbury01295 25 25 25carriageco.cab 24h
Castle Cars Banbury01295 270 011castlecarsbanbury.co.uk 24h
Cherwell Cars Banbury01295 25 55 55www.cherwellcars.com 24h

Allerston Taylor and Regency Carriages

Vintage wedding cars

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

Sam and Steve Photography

Unposed, candid, natural wedding photography

Piers Cunliffe Photography

Capturing your wedding naturally and creatively, Piers' relaxed style of photography will leave you completely at ease to enjoy your special day.

Bridalwear, Menswear and Accessories

21 Dresses

No matter what your age, size or budget, the 21 Dresses team delivers on the promise of making everyone feel comfortable, confident and finding their Perfect Dress.

Butterfly Bridal Boutique

With more than 80 stunning wedding dresses to choose from our fairy-tale bridal gallery boasts designs by Essense of Australia, Ronald Joyce, Charlotte Balbier, Ivory & Co, Casablanca Bridal, Wtoo by Watters and Rita Mae by Alan Hannah (tea-length dresses).

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.

Hannah's Flowers

Based locally in Adderbury, Hannah's Flowers provides beautiful arrangements for any occasion.

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.

Decor & Styling

Jam Jar Weddings and Events

Jam Jar Weddings and Events are a Midlands based wedding service offering everything from florals, aisle styling, chair dressing, bespoke displays and stationery and everything else in between. We'd love to help to make your Pinterest wedding dreams a reality!

The Event Designer

The Event Designer specialise in Wedding and Event Planning and Venue Styling, as well as many other services. Natasha holds her own personal license, enabling her to provide a fully licensed bar. The Event Designer pride themselves in their dedication, passion, personal touch and their unique flair for creativity.

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.

Ear Candy

Duo, trio or four-piece band

EAR CANDY have fast become one of the UK's most popular FUNCTION BANDS delivering both high-energy dance-floor fillers and relaxing background entertainment. Their notable repertoire spans ACROSS THE DECADES, producing a DIVERSE and EXCITING show for all ages. Add that to a winning combination of infectious energy and stylish charisma and it’s no wonder audiences always walk away satisfied. Ear Candy's adaptability presents the opportunity to choose between a SOLO, DUO, TRIO & 4-PIECE OUTFIT making them the PERFECT CHOICE for ANY occasion.

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!!)