CHURCH - Anglican - just steps up from our House
Rector: for St Andrew`s Church Whitminster - Revd Richard J R Amys
Tel/fax 01453 822437, Mobile 07796 956050, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rector of the 'Cotswold Edge' Parishes of Eastington, Frocester, Haresfield, Moreton Valence, Standish and Whitminster. The Rectory, Millend Lane, Eastington, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3SG.
Nearest Catholic Priests/Churches - do sometimes co-operate with the Rector above to hold your Service in this Church here beside the House if required - does save transport costs for the Bridal party etc.
Stonehouse: (approx 3 miles) Contact: Father Bill Watson - Tel: 01453 822121
St. Josephs Catholic Church. Oldends Lane, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 2DG
Stroud: (approx 6 miles) Contact: (Canon) Father David Ryan - Tel: 01453 762442
The Church of The Immaculate Conception, serving the Catholic community of the Stroud valleys in Gloucestershire www.stroudcatholicchurch.com Beeches Green, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4AA
Nearest Registry Offices - (either is approx 15 mins drive from this House)
Stroud: The Register Office, Parliament Street, Stroud, GL5 1DY Tel: 01453 766049. Fax: 01453 752961. email@example.com
Gloucester: The Register Office, Maitland House, Spa Road, Gloucester, GL1 1UY Tel: 01452 425275. Fax: 01452 385385. firstname.lastname@example.org
James Stuart-Menteth - 01453 883387 / 885005 & Mobile Tel: 07970285063 website: www.modernmarquees.co.uk / email@example.com For a wide choice of Marquee styles, interiors, & extra services flexibility - suitable for any weather.
Alpha Hire (Cotswold) Ltd Contact - Paul - Tel: 01285 762076 Main Site Depot, Aston Down, Stroud, GL6 8GA website: www.alphahire.co.uk Pavilion style only, but available in many different sizes - also suitable for any weather.
Spider Marquees - best suited for the Summer - Contact Laurence Wood Gloucestershire Party Marquees t: 01452 740 723 m: 07852 540 275 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.glospartymarquees.co.uk can be hired singly or joined together as required
Extra options for overflow guests - to save driving back late after drinking.
Blubell Tents www.bluebelltents.com to sleep 4 each in World War II Officer issue strong Canvas tents ready set up & furnished with two double beds & duvets & LED lights. Put up & taken down for you in our grounds, all made trouble free - saves the need to drive home after the party - but do require to book well in advance.
Hooe`s Yurts in sizes to sleep from 4 to 22 - email@example.com
N.B. Our own accommodations can sleep up to max 59 and are available for just the Weekend, or Full Week as required. We can also supply a list of local Hotels, Travel Lodges, B&B etc. - on request - & there is a list of taxi services on our website too, but they do come and go a bit so best to check well ahead that whichever you wish to contact is still operating.
Classic Catering - Simon Rastall Tel: 01242-239487 / Fax: 01242 257823 email: firstname.lastname@example.org website: www.classiccateringgroup.co.uk INCLUDES everything you need & is generous with servings and service, all made trouble free for you - we particularly recommend as very helpful, reliable, flexible and reasonable - especially for large functions/Receptions
Lyndy Cary (Cordon Bleu) & Michael Cary Tel: 01453-872261 / Mobile: 07891606873 - e-mail: email@example.com Ideally suited for the smaller party or function
Oohlala Catering - Warren `Ollie` Hollie - Tel: 01452 309 713 / M. 07830 365 292 - e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / website: www.oohlalacatering.co.uk Very flexible catering to your particular requirements, can cook Wok food or Paellas or Spit Roasts in front of your guests if required.
The Big Pig Whole Hog serves approx 100 /or/ Whole Lamb serves approx 50 - and can provide all the etceteras - salads / baps / relishes - as you wish - together with this. Provides a full service www.thebigpig.co.uk Contact: Richard Cook Tel: 07810 116 798
Cherry Lodge Whole Hog set ready for you on a Gas Spit Roast - 2 sizes to feed 100 or feed 50 - a partly do-it-yourself option Contact: Cherry Lodge Tel: 01454 228832
This Little Piggy - for larger parties from 100 - 200 'This Little Piggy' Hog Roasts - Tel: Keith 01652 648 362 or Ross 01653 818 481
Ice Cream Van with `angel lights` & music….. a fun extra option for desserts - & - good ice cream. www.angel-ices.com Contact: Sean - Tel: 07789105014
We particularly recommend either of two excellent PHOTOGRAPHERS who know our venue so well and all the best photo opportunities here etc. See their individual styles & websites: www.vividphotography.co.uk &/or www.vaughanives.co.uk - both have been described by previous clients as hugely helpful, easy to get along with, doing the job sensitively & discreetly & very professionally, to produce stunningly beautiful photographs for your Album with a mix of the requested formal and many lively informal groups for a true atmosphere of your lovely day.
Do remember - once the Wedding is over you will only have these photographs to record & bring back to mind afresh this very special Day - so it is really important that these should be of the best - for you to look through in the Album provided every Anniversary Day in all your future years together - you have just the one opportunity to get this right.......
Cathy Teesdale- is an award-winning photographer who has a passion for capturing beautiful images, emotion, individual personalities and classic, timeless moments through the lens. Highly-experienced and creative, she works in an expert yet unobtrusive and charming way, knowing that the more confident and relaxed everyone is, the more their natural beauty, and the spontaneous spirit of their day, will shine through. During your free personal consultation Cathy will sensitively interpret your individual wishes and style and, on the day, guarantees to give you everything you hoped for and more. Please enjoy browsing through the galleries on her website to get ideas for the kind of images you'd ideally like to have, and call Cathy on Tel: 07961 179 321 to check her availability, discuss your wishes and book your free consultation. website address: www.vividphotography.co.uk
Vaughan Ives- Photography that captures the atmosphere and essence of your wedding in a style that is informal and fun yet highly professional. A reportage approach to the occasion ensures photography which is quick, efficient and discreet to tell the full story of your wedding day with imagination and flair. You will be given all the photographs taken during the day. From these a handpicked selection are presented to you in an album. And all the negatives are yours to keep. To view samples from previous Weddings - click here to see a selection of his wedding photographs. Tel: 01749 345 566 website address: www.vaughanives.co.uk
WHITMINSTER HOUSE WEDDING RECEPTIONS- choice of 2 VENUES
See more pictures of from Option 1. Venue lawns and House Reception rooms - photographs
- Option 1 @ £3,000 + VAT* + Accommodations, Marquee, Catering, Photographer, Wines etc, Music/Entertainments & Floral arr. arrangements etc.
- Option 2 @ £2,000 + VAT* + Accommodations, Marquee, Catering, Photographer, Wines etc, Music/Entertainments & Floral arr. arrangements etc.
Contract: Wedding Conditions We co-ordinate all Services supplied and these need to be booked through our office so there are no slip-ups on your Special Day, but you & your family will have as much flexibility as possible to arrange what you want in a really personal way.
ACCOMMODATION:- Contract: Cottage Conditions
All our properties together can sleep up to 59 max - Bookings confirmed this year and paid for before the VAT increase next January will be at the current 17.5 % VAT Rate. The full week rates for any properties you might require to extend are only approx £100 + VAT more per property over the Weekend rates. See Rates shown on our website for this year and next from the home page.
Corkage at only £1.50 per Adult head if you oder through our wholesale accounts:
Check the 'MAJESTIC WINES' website - www.majestic.co.uk - for their current special offers, or have a tasting at your nearest branch - then let us know your choices for us to put your order through our accounts -
- a) you pay the same as if you had ordered direct yourself
- b) delivery by Majestic to us is free
- c) this will save space in your cars
- d) we will help with chilling ahead in readiness for your arrival
- e) on larger orders from Majestic we can also arrange for `sale or return` - win win !!
We have a trade account with another local Wine supplier also - check his website lists for what you want, then let us know - to put your order through our accounts. His website: www.raffles-wine.com (delivery charges usually waived for quantity orders).
Alternatively the Corkage charge is at £3.50 per head if you wish to bring all your own with you. We can also supply Local BEERS in Barrels (72 pts) or in Polypin boxes (40 pts) & CIDER / PERRY.
Surround Sounds Tel: 01453 843685 - Fax: 0870 7066340 - Mob: 07743 196060 - contact Mark Davis email@example.com - www.surround-sounds.co.uk
Chinnick Theatre Services Special effects - Equipment Hire - Tel: 01453 750 350 - contact Kerry. Full disco packs & equip @ approx £95 - for you to use your own DJ Also, Smoke, haze and bubble machines, silk flames, extra lighting & sound rigging etc. - Good advance notice required.
Vanessa Kemp for fragrant essential oils pampering brought to your cottage - & a range of Beauty & Bath Products with pure ingredients - Vanessa Tel: 01453 825791
& also see her website: www.kat-aromatherapy.co.uk
Jackie Ticehurst Face Massage / Reiki / Reflexology / Holistic Massage / Indian Head Massage (using Vanessa`s pure oils) together with - Jackie Ticehurst Tel: 01453 825979 (& for larger groups can bring in more qualified colleagues)
See a variety of ACTIVITIES & other options on our Local Information list.