Services and Suppliers

These are our preferred caterers.

We have selected preferred caterers, they will all work work with you to achieve exactly what you want and that can be as smart or as casual as you like. In our experience the service and result produced by these companies is polished and absolutely first class.

Notes for Caterers

Name Based Contact Web
Rebecca Green Catering Dorset 01300 348526
Molecular Magic Bournemouth 01202 041760
Fossil Food Catering Lyme Regis 07514 077561
Dorset Fine Dining Sherborne 07525 66768
The Perfect Pig Sherborne 01202 398505

Other/Evening Catering

Name Based Contact Web
Purbeck Icecream Purbeck 01929 480090
Cafe bonbon icecream tricycle Somerset 07515 893294 Facebook
Long John's Fish & Chips Dorset 01202 691465
Salt Pig Swanage 01929 550673
Rustic Roast Swanage -

Wedding Cakes

Name Based Contact Web
Fancie Buns Cakery Poole 07796 614978
Angela Turner Wareham 07890 584142
Coast Cakes Bournemouth 01202 539120
Godminster Cheese Somerset 01749 813733
Alexa at Butterfingers Swanage 0787 6212402 facebook page

Wedding Planners and Stylists

Name Based Contact Web
Bellissimo (Melanie) Poole 01202 533014
Rabbit and Rose (Melissa) Wareham 01929551978
Rosie Barrett Dorset 07970 057408


Name Based Contact Web
Pains Fireworks Bournemouth 01794 884040
UK Firework Company London 0808 281 0115
SelStar Fireworks Chichester 01243 606777

Hair and Make-up Stylists

Name Based Contact Web
Amazing Face Poole 01202 779065
The Bay Skin and Body Clinic Swanage 01929 423313


Name Based Contact Web
Tom and Lizzie Redman Bournemouth -
Judy Ives Studland 07731 789330 facebook
Big Bouquet Bournemouth 01202 394097
James White Photography Portsmouth 07595 177450
Ian Hamilton Bournemouth 07575 567408
Lily Sawyer London 07932 057 648
Kevin Cox Bournemouth 01202 761590
Kevin Wilson Wimborne 01202 880444
Christian Lawson Ferndown 01202 861851

Photo Booth

Name Based Contact Web
Swit Swooo Dorset 07507 289389
Sarah provides a very nicely bound souvenir presentation album of the photos acquired. High resolution images are available and it is all easy and great fun.

Aerial Photography/Video

Name Based Contact Web
Harbour Bay Weddings Poole -
Rudolf and Gabriel Swanage 07748060562
Rudi kindly demonstrated his remote-controlled high-definition video quadcopter and gave us the results. Very impressive indeed.

Wedding Stationery, Bespoke Calligraphy

Name Based Contact Web
From Sally with Love Somerset 07971 064488
Sally's designs are colourful and with real flair. A very smart professional result.
Ellie Pryor ERA Studio London 07507 765113

Other Hire

Name Based Contact Web
The White Chair Company Dorset 01202 804685
Forget Me Not Vintage Blandford, Dorset 07759 350407


Name Based Contact Web
Solly Bournemouth 01202 246607
Posh Pigs Dorchester 07977 079144
Bar-B-Hire Poole 01202 718500

Sound and Lighting

Name Based Contact Web
Iggy Davis Wareham 07811 336373
Artiste Projection Bournemouth 01202 580596
Did a great job, competent and very professional.

Bar Services

Name Based Contact Web
The Copper Still Bar Poole 07772 173360
Great Mobile Bar Dorset 0845 459 5510
NJAC Event Bars Dorset 01792 459 5510
Paddock Mobile Bar Dorset 07557 809 856
The Cherry Bar Dorset 01305 307107


Name Based Contact Web
Chess Band Bournemouth 01202 576633 Chess brochure
A very experienced firstclass band who can play anything and are fronted by the lovely Michele who has the most wonderful, clear note perfect voice. Listened to them rapt all night. Highly Recommended
Emily Louisa Rowell Dorset 07759 146909 Emily Rowell
A very charming and accomplished harpist who adds grace and elegance to first class musicianship. She plays beautifully to complement the event.
Claire Manners Dorset 07976 632766
A very good musician who can provide a full musical accompaniment either solo with backing tracks or as part of a band. Beautifully presented and first class musicianship. We were impressed.
Fantasia Music Bournemouth 01202 421743
An agency with a comprehensive range of musicians and bands.
Stringendo String Quartet Bournemouth 01202 421743
A fabulously professional quartet with a great repertoire including Teddy Bears Picnic, Beside the Seaside and other works of the great masters. Great fun and very polished.
Amanda de Jong Cleyndert Poole 07710 642812
A cellist who can play solo or provide a quartet or trio.
The Van Goghs Essex 0800 034 3232
The Van Goghs were just great, the dance floor was always full and everyone said what a great band.
Function Central Dorset 0333 242 0560 Function Central Agency
We have had several bands here from Function Central and they have all been great
The Baker Brothers Bournemouth 07971 226176
A great dance band. A five piece line up with sax.
Funky Buddha Band - 07872 566865 Funky buddha Band
A really great band. We loved them.
Carterello Dorset -
We saw this band at an event and were impressed. They can provide from 4 to 12 musicians for a full show band
Bell Street Jazz Band Dorset 01747 852116
A seven piece traditional jazz band with a four piece front line.
David Pope - Pianist Dorset 07914347194 -
David can bring his own Roland piano and his repertoire includes: Kern, Porter, Berlin, Rogers and Hart Bachrach, Beatles, Carpenters, Crosby, Munro Nat King Cole and Oscar Peterson.
A1 Discos Tadley, Hants 0800 801228
A professional disco company that specialises in weddings.


Name Based Contact Web
Sound of Soul Choir Bournemouth 07793 159188 Sound of Soul (Audrey Irwin)
A full choir who made the ceremony in the amphitheatre really special and dramatic.


Name Based Contact Web
Ray Weedon Wimborne 01202 882859

Wedding Celebrants

Name Based Contact Web
Diana SaxbyBournemouth 07760 110 007

Wedding Cars

Name Based Contact Web
Bryan Drake Poole 01202 708708
A royal blue, classic, vintage Rolls Royce open tourer.
Wedding Wheels Wareham 01929 550036
A porcelain white, classic, 1958 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud.
Robert Kemp Poole 01202 896153
A selection of vintage or modern wedding cars.
High Steppers - Horse Carriage Dorset 01202 708708
A fabulously classic, beautifully turned out team of carriage, drivers and matching horses.
Wedding Day Cars Lilliput 01202 633744
Beautiful, classic 1950s Rolls Royce Silver Dawn.

Buses and Coaches

Name Based Contact Web
Link Rider Swanage 01929 477344
A local company that can provide a bus or coach and gives excellent service

Local Taxis and Minibuses

Name Based Contact Notes
Swanage Associated Taxis Swanage 01929 421122 Main taxi rank - open till 4 am
DMB Cars Swanage 07968 142134 -
Phil's Cabs Swanage 07824 492463 -


Name Based Contact Web
Penn Hill Flower Company Poole 01202 740580
Martha and the Meadow Dorset 07825 230561
Nicky Lllewellyn Flowers Somerset 01458 223564
Bouquet Florist Wareham 01929 553630
Helen FFoulkes-Jones Lychett Minster 01202 631906

Chimney Sweep

Name Based Contact Web
Tony Swanage 01929 423244 (mob) 07974 809779

Luxury Mobile WCs

Name Based Contact Web
Little Rooms Ringwood 01425 899095

Marine Transport

Name Based Contact Web
Sea Events Poole 07887 780764