Local Suppliers

We love seeing our suppliers listed here so do try to use them, wherever possible its great to keep the business local – they all have the benefit of knowing Ramster Hall well and will make your planning easier!

CRECHE & NANNY AGENCIES 

For Weddings where children are included on the guest list this service is invaluable, allowing supervision of children at all times, so that you can enjoy your day.

Bunnies Wedding Creche

Elaine Johnson/ Rowena Macey-Dare

Tel: 01273 505001/01444 420045

http://www.brightonnannyagency.co.uk  rowena@brightonnannyagency.co.uk

Buttons Children's Parties

Tel: 07743 896987

http://www.buttonschildrensparties.co.uk  ellie@buttonsparties.co.uk

ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Brillo the Clown, www.brillotheclown.co.uk, lovely guy great if you have a crowd of children! Tel: 01273 584544
email: brilloclown@aol.com

Spotlight Entertainment.  In addition to Magicians, Caricaturists and Silhouette Artists, this agency will help with a variety of more unusual ideas, from “undercover” opera singers to stilt walking aliens.  www.spotlightentertainments.com

Close-Up Magician  Surrey Close-Up Magician of the Year 2011  http://www.craiglonghurst.com   Tel: 07545 973567

Twilights Candy Cart Keith Connors http://www.twilights.co.uk

Pipe Major Graham Waller  07803 010564  enquiries@clanmanpiper.co.uk  www.clanmanpiper.co.uk

South Surrey Candy Carts Our exclusive handmade cart is available to hire for weddings, birthdays and events. www.southsurreycandycarts.co.uk

CATERING

Please contact Jacaranda directly for a catering quote

Jacaranda Catering

Unit 2 Wyndham Park

Bepton Road

Midhurst

West Sussex GU29 9RE

Tel: 01730 810900                           www.jacarandacatering.com

enquiries@jacarandacatering.com

Jacaranda have been working at Ramster for over 20 years.  They have built up an excellent reputation for creative catering and co-ordinating fantastic weddings – a reputation that has grown by word-of-mouth for both the food and service that is provided.  Their blend of experience, planning and attention to detail ensures a stress free and relaxing occasion for you!

For more information and a quote please contact them directly.

WEDDING DRESSES

May & Grace Bridal Boutique has a stunning selection of wedding dresses and bridal accessories. Tel: 01428 288012  mayandgracebridal.com

WEDDING CAKES

From the traditional to the unusual, designed to your own specifications.

Rachelle's http://www.rachelles.co.uk Tel: 0208 764 3327 / 07958 714672 cakes@rachelles.co.uk

Le Papillon Patisserie http://www.lepapillonpatisserie.com  info@lepapillonpatisserie.com  Tel: 01483 771244

The Cake Revolution http://www.thecakerevolution.co.uk  vivathecakerevolution@gmail.com  Tel: 07738 474936

Emma Higginson  http://www.yours-tastefully.co.uk   Tel: 07771 856891

Pudding Fairy Tel: 07766 188219 wishforacake@puddingfairy.co.uk

Final Touches Cakes Tel: 07980 879346 http://www.finaltouchcakes.co.uk

WINE MERCHANTS

The Haslemere Cellar  Richard Royds   Tel/ Fax 01428 645081

Majestic Wine Warehous Tel:01428 654929 (Haslemere deliver here often and know us well)

Imbibros  http://www.imbibros.co.uk  Chris Wood  Tel: 01483 861164

Taurus Wines  http://www.tauruswines.co.uk  Tel: 01483 548484

The General Wine Company   http://www.generalwine.co.uk  Tel: 01730 235925

MISCELLANEOUS SUPPLIERS

Heel Stoppers If you think some of your guests may be wearing unsuitable shoes please refer them to www.cleanheels.co.uk heel stoppers to protect our floors!

Props and bits!

Stress Free Hire, Doug and team have lots of ideas and props to help with theming and or lighting info@stressfreehire.com www.stressfreehire.com

Chair Covers

Distinctive Elegance, 228 Guildford Road, Bisley, Surrey GU24 9DJ Tel 01483 839993, I have seen many badly creased badly fitting ones, these are good ones and fit properly! Email: distinctive.elegance@ntlworld.com

The Registry Office Guildford

The Mansion, 70 Church Street, Leatherhead KT22 8DP

Telephone 0300 2001002  registration.ceremonies@surreycc.gov.uk

(please remember registars do not like you being late for your wedding – they often have another one to go on to and will leave!)

Stationary

Tigerlily design unique wedding stationary visit www.tigerlilyuk.com or info@tigerlilyuk.com 

Insurance

For peace of mind please take out wedding insurance. Please ask me for a form of a company we recommend, if something unplanned happens and you have to cancel the wedding the last thing you want is still to have to pay for it. www.events-insurance.co.uk/Introducer/N0005

AV
We do not have any AV equipment here, so please tell your best men! You can hire if needed from www.truesoundhire.co.uk/av-projector-hire

Chair Covers

Distinctive Elegance, 228 Guildford Road, Bisley, Surrey GU24 9DJ Tel 01483 839993, I have seen many badly creased badly fitting ones, these are good ones and fit properly! Email: distinctive.elegance@ntlworld.com

Insurance For piece of mind we do recommend you take out insurance. Please ask me for a form of a company we recommend,  

 

DISCO & MUSIC

 If you require a disco please contact Mark Parker Freephone: 0800 970 5577, 07989 422636 mark@thedj.co.uk do get in touch with him doesn’t automatically come with the hall but will be available if booked in advance and is an additional cost.  He can provide mics for speeches, do the music for the ceremony and back ground music as well if you require.

The Great Drawing Room has a grand piano as well as a CD player/ Ipod player for civil marriages.  The CD player is located on the gallery, if Mark is not doing it you must provide someone to operate the music system, you can plug in an ipod into our docking station, we recommend you do try the music out before the day.

For live music for the ceremony or in the evening we recommend:

Impromptu, www.impromptu.co.uk 01323 896625. Can provide Pianist to function bands (including Jazz), Neal is excellent on the Piano for ceremonys…

The Wedding Music Company, David Guest, Tel 0208 2933392 (Civil ceremony specialists, String Quartets, pianists, singers, trumpeters, live bands. can also supply less usual entertainment)

Spotlight Entertainments, Classical, jazz and world music for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Function Bands and Dance Bands covering a wide range of music, plus Tribute Bands and Themed Bands.  www.spotlightentertainments.com or call Chris 01825 713213 

The Kingsmead String Quartet Tel/Fax 01372 720807

Two Cellos:- Andrew Adams, Tel/Fax 0208 5497755 also have ‘Thames Trio’ and a String Quartet  www.cellos.co.uk

Harpist:- Elizabeth Jane Baldry,01647433635 (great for civil marriages or backgound music) www.fairyharp.com elizabethjane@fairyharp.com

Harpist:- Kate Hartley 07866 914319 or 01306 730471 kate1hartley@hotmail.com

The Amante String Quartet. Amy Carruthers 07881 622 372 or at ameliebc@yahoo.com

The Galadriel Ensemble:- Zoe Booth 01727 765511 or 07976 613750 Flute and Harp, Flute and Strings, Flute and Keyboard

Saxophonist:- Mark Millington 01483 284744 or 07736 769232 www.markmillington.co.uk or  mark@markmillington.co.uk – looks and sounds great from the gallery!

Claire Delaney Classical Soprano www.clairedelaneymusic.com

Wedding Pianist. Steve is an experienced and widely travelled professional  jazz and contemporary pianist/vocalist. Perfect for creating a relaxed, warm atmosphere during your drinks reception or wedding breakfast http://www.weddingpianistuk.co.uk/

Opera d'Amici  Hannah Kirk 07884 353802 www.operadamici.co.uk. They offer a range of packages from soloist singers with backing tracks for the ceremony to between two and four singers with live pianist for whole afternoon or evening.

For bands we recommend no bigger than a 5 piece , both in terms of space and noise!

Roller Coaster  professional local party band, 60s to present day with Irish fiddle thrown in to the mix  www.alistaircowan.com/rollercoaster/index.html  01252 703294 or e-mail bookings@rollercoasterband.co.uk 

29 Fingers, Tom Lorimer, c/o Lea and Sandeman, 07773 848 851.  Excellent, fun 5 piece band.

*Licence to Ceilidh  Ali Ingham Tel:07855 050778  info@licencetoceilidh.com, great Ceilidh band, great band who know Ramster well

Ceilidh Tree  Folk band & caller http://www.ceilidhtree.co.uk Contact Will Rutter will@ceilidhtree.co.uk

The Playlist is a 5-piece band with female lead vocals Nick Leigh 07920 855911 www.themagictones.co.uk

Steel Band, Contact Eugene 01737 240922 or 07889 799793  eugmusic@hotmail.com  great in the summer!

Fabulous Fug Band 01798 861851 an effervescent seven-piece Soul Rhythm and Blues band, (a tight squeeze for them if you are having a wedding of over 100 people as 7 piece)

The Dukes of Havoc Julian: 07888 819415  http://www.thedukesofhavoc.co.uk  enquiries@thedukesofhavoc.co.uk

Cheese Cake  http://www.cheesecakeband.com  alexis@cheesecakeband.com   Tel: 01483 823836

The Nick Rye Ensemble Eclectic mix of rat-pack, swing, rock'n'roll and contemporary tunes. Tel: 07740 586761   info@nickryeensemble.co.uk

The Notes http://www.thenotes.co.uk  Acoustic vocal, piano and guitar duo. Beautiful natural sound. robwebster@me.com  Tel: 07905 455077

Coast They have been performing together for over 10 years across numerous venues in the South East and beyond http://www.weddingbandsurrey.co.uk/

* if you are using a ceilidh and would like me to take the dance floor up I am happy to do so as long as you have asked guests to bring sensible dancing shoes.

Where you want something else but don’t know where to start please use an agency I recommend…

The Function Junction  www.functionjunction.co.uk Call Jonny Stoll  01869 320360 or email info@functionjunction.co.uk  Offer a wide variety of high quality pop, rock, soul, jazz and ceilidh bands.  They provide very high level of service including unique online booking coordination form.  Jonny knows the halls and has some great bands on his books.

Gigz Management, Dave Jordan, can provide great bands of all sorts Freephone: 0800 0329844  Mob: +44 (0)7811 453293 Email: info@gigzmanagement.com  www.gigzmanagement.com

 Event Muse everything from background jazz,salsa,classical, soloist to 7 piece band.www.eventmuse.co.uk

Monitor Music http://www.monitormusic.com  office@monitormusic.com  Tel: 0845 0941162  Mob: 07950 729708 Any music needs throughout the ceremony and evening. 

FLORISTS

Our recommended florists all have the advantage of knowing us and Ramster extremely well, they can cater for all tastes and requests and are known and trusted by us!  Please when possible use local suppliers!

Spriggs of PetworthMatthew Spriggs, Tel 01798 343372

www.spriggs-florist.co.uk  info@spriggs-florist.co.uk

The Topiary Tree  Carrie Macey, Tel 01483 898762

www.topiary-tree.co.uk  carrie.macey@btinternet.com

Kate Avery Flowers, Chiddingfold Tel: 07799 766 955                      

www.kateaveryflowers.co.uk; kateaveryflowers@hotmail.co.uk          

Cherfold Cottage Flowers   Caroline Oleron  Tel: 07944 804382  caroline@cherfoldcottageflowers.com

Marley Flowers Haslemere Melissa Howard, Tel 01428 656588          

Heavenly Scent Tel: 01420 538171, melanie@heavenly-scent.co.uk 

www.heavenly-scent.co.uk

Blomster Designs Russell New http://www.blomsterdesigns.co.uk  info@blomsterdesigns.co.uk  Tel: 01372 750970

Flowers By Rosemary, Godalming 01483 422367 fbrinfooffice@gmail.com

Parsley and Rose  Julia Currie  http://www.parsleyandrose.com  julia@parsleyandrose.com  Tel: 07979 445497

Lizzie Moreton   http://www.lizziemoretonflorist.co.uk   lizziemoreton@sky.com  Tel: 01483 268410  or 07946 602327

Michelle Rust   http://www.michellerust.co.uk   michelle@michellerust.co.uk   Tel: 07977 488695

Nordic Twigs http://www.nordictwigs.co.uk 07813 171806

 

WEDDING CARS

Country Style Cars, Midhurst Tel: 01730 816127

(wide selection of lovely cars)

E-mail david@countrystylecars.co.uk  www.countrystylecars.co.uk

The Classic and Vintage Car Company Have been coming here over 20 years and know us well. 

http://www.classicandvintage.co.uk   david@classicandvintage.co.uk  Tel: 01252 875222

Talisman Chauffeur Cars

01483 453350 m 07768 801007 www.talismancars.co.uk

Simon Lee Rodgers  based in Dunsfold   Tel: 01483 200188/07771 993498 

AHW Private Hire of Haslemere Andrew 07973 323240 www.ahwprivatehire.com

 

HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGES

Caroline Court  caroline_s_court@hotmail.com  Has a yard nearby in Dunsfold  Tel: 01483 200952/ 07743 417915

 

HAIR & MAKE-UP

Rachel Goddard, Rachel can do hair or make-up but would rather not do both for everyone, she is a relaxed, happy person, great to have around in the last few fraught moments!  Tel: 07771 404442  Email:rainbowraven@icloud.com

Auraspa, for make-up beauty@auraspa.co.uk www.auraspa.co.uk

Tel: 01276 858989.

Natasha Wiggins, 07841511409 www.nwmake-up.co.uk

Hair That Turns Heads Lucy Hayward specialises in Hair up and vintage hair. http://www.hairthatturnsheads.co.uk  lucy@hairthatturnsheads.co.uk  Tel: 07733  383735

Sam Pearce Make-Up  Sam works regularly with Lucy Hayward, http://www.sampearcemakup.com

Time Out Beauty Chiddingfold Annabel Chaplin. For all pre-wedding beauty treatments.http://www.timeoutbeautytherapy.co.uk

Sharleen Oldaker Local wedding hair specialist with over 20 years experience in London. sharleenoldaker@gmail.com

Beauty By Chloe  Chloe Goater.Above Uppercuts, Petworth Road, Witley, Surrey GU8 5LZ  www.beauty-bychloe.co.uk  Email: info@beauty-bychloe.co.uk Tel: 01428 682777 

 

LIGHTING

If you would like specific party lighting we can arrange this please contact us for information.  The strings of fairly lights are owned by us and give an extra lift to the Long Hall.  We have remote controlled pin spots on the beams of the Long Hall, so can pin spot the top table and some surrounding (depending on numbers of tables)

 

TOAST MASTERS

(MASTER OF CEREMONIES)

The Professional Toastmaster ensures everyone is in there correct place in the receiving line, liases with the photographer and the banqueting staff. He announces the meal and sees everyone is seated before leading the Bride and Groom into the room. Later he will announce the toasts and the cutting of the cake.  They can be a useful addition but are not essential.

Michael Smith  Tel: 01371 870335

Kieran Diamond  k.diamond@tesco.net  Tel: 01403 731775/ 07792 923489  

Peter Craft   Tel: 01963 370604

 

TABLE PLANNERS / PRINTING

Fiona Graham-Flynn, Calligraphy Artist   Tel: 01483 762236 / 0795 0456443  fionachris@tigon-crafts.co.uk
www.Tigon-Crafts.co.uk  Beautiful calligraphy for invitations, table planners etc 

The Table Planner.com

Tel: 01737 226597                              md@tableplanner.com

The Table Planner.com specilise in providing unique themed table and seating plan designs.

Jo Chegwyn, Glasshouse Wedding Stationery  http://www.glasshouseonline.co.uk  info@glasshouseonline.co.uk  Tel: 07879 863863

Wedding Bunting   http://www.handmadebunting.com  Heather Hope  

CELEBRANTS

Vivienne Donnithorne has conducted blessings here at Ramster. Tel: 01372 843757 vivienne@ceremony.org.uk

Zena Birch  is very personable and friendly and does a lovely ceremony zenabirchweddings@gmail.com zenabirch.com

Amanda Waring Events – creating & conducting a beautiful, bespoke ceremony. www.amandawaringevents.com tel: 07970 027744

Lisa Von Fircks conducts Humanist Ceremonies tel: 07812 345 826

 

BESPOKE LUXURY HONEYMOONS

Muffy Spencer Elite Travel Consultant, Haslemere Travel. Tel: 01428 707207 / 07885 217579

 

TAXIS, MINIBUS & COACH COMPANIES

 

Please make sure your guests pre book taxis.

Three Counties Taxis,  Haslemere 01428 642189 or 644321

Silverline Taxis of Haslemere 0734212126 www.taxishaslemere.com

Francis Taxis 01428 684872 / 07850003221

Haslemere Independent Taxis 01428 787222

Haslemere Station Taxis  01428 642221

Able-2 cars Services Chris 07786910828

Haslemere Alpha Taxi 07908 55 66 22

C & C Taxis 01483 415866

Speedwell Taxis (minibuses available) 01483 423333

Beeline Cars  01483 823232

Fives and 6s, (Guildford)  01483 565656  fivesandsixestaxisguildford.co.uk

Lynne Milner Taxi and private Hire  01428 729163

Country Ways 07966 173834 / 01428 683891

Gastonia Coaches 01483 277011, www.gastonia.co.uk,

Coaches / Mini Buses

I strongly recommend you use one of the following if you can, it’s not funny when a coach company doesn’t show up at midnight!  If you are having a coach please let us know so we can contact them to give parking directions.  Coaches can get all the way down the drive, but it can be hard for them to turn around if lots of cars in the car park so they usually go in the top car park or in front of the house.

Greenshades Travel (Guildford) Ltd 8-53 seaters Tel: 01483 418012

info@greenshadestravel.co.uk   www.greenshadestravel.co.uk

Safeguard Coaches Guildford Tel: 01483 561103 enquiries@safeguardcoaches.co.uk

Richardson Travel Tel: 01730 813 304

Country Liner Coaches: Mark Chandwick Tel: 01483 506919

AMK  (16 seater mini coaches and people carriers)Tel01428 751675

Hale Mini Coaches 01252 727475

Pink Panther Travel 4x16 seater minibuses & 29 seater coach 07818 018218

www.pinkpanthertravel.co.uk e: info@pinkpanthertravel.co.uk

 

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Our professional photographers have the added advantage of knowing the venue and the best places to have photos taken.

Henry Wells  www.henrywells.co.uk Tel: 01243 574714

Murray Clarke www.murrayclarke.co.uk Tel: 07885 822226

Sarah Legge www.sarahleggephotography.co.uk Tel: 07789 770537

Emmie Scott www.emmiesweddingphotography.co.uk Tel: 07772 379431

Tony Hart www.tony-hart.com Tel: 01252 910792

Matt Penberthy  www.mattpenberthy.com Tel: 07723 379866

     

VIDEO SERVICES

Reel Emotion - Ioannis Crouch Ioannis knows Ramster well and can offer some wonderful footage of your day.

http://www.reelemotion.co.uk

ioanniscrouch@reelemotion.co.uk

Tel: 07977 460439

 

PORTABLE PHOTO BOOTH

Say Fromage  http://www.sayfromage.co.uk  info@sayfromage.co.uk

Coco Photo Booths  http://www.cocophotobooths.co.uk

Camera Cabtastic http://www.cameracabtastic.com Tel: 01293 406751