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So far Orchid Events Team has created 47 blog entries.

Bespoke Party Planners

Bespoke events, from start to finish. No readymade packages, no stale clichés, just fantastic ideas focused on your vision. From traditional weddings resplendent with romance to hip hop Bar Mitzvahs and incredible parties with a quirky twist, every event we plan is entirely unique. Our Bespoke party planners and designers listen to your ideas and [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:21:14+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Bat / Bar Mitzvahs, Corporate Events, Destination Weddings, Parties|Comments Off on Bespoke Party Planners

“I’ll make your simcha a hit in Israel is Balfour’s declaration”

SAFFERSession musician turned entrepreneur Sarah Balfour is taking the world of event planning by storm.  Director of Music by Arrangement and Orchid Events from Bar/Bat Mitzvahs to weddings, music festivals, street parties, award shows, charity galas and special birthdays, no event is too large or small. Orchid Events has opened a Tel Aviv office, combining support at home and a team on [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:21:15+00:00 November 27th, 2011|Press & Testimonials|Comments Off on “I’ll make your simcha a hit in Israel is Balfour’s declaration”

“How I made it” – Sarah Balfour, founder of Music by Arrangement

Sarah Balfour, founder and director of Orchid Events and Music by Arrangement spoke to The Sunday Times for their small business section. She first detailed her initial motivation to enter the music world, her first career. "Balfour decided she wanted to be a pianist when she began taking piano lessons at the age of [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:21:15+00:00 November 13th, 2011|Press|Comments Off on “How I made it” – Sarah Balfour, founder of Music by Arrangement

House warming party for the new offices of Kleinwort Bensin

A lovely house warming party we planned for Kleinwort Bensin in their new offices was met with gratitude and satisfaction. "Thank you for your help and support with everything for the party. Your crew were fantastic too especially when I was being so demanding. It was a huge success! I would definitely love to work [...]

By | 2016-10-03T14:12:06+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Press & Testimonials, Testimonials|Comments Off on House warming party for the new offices of Kleinwort Bensin

Vitalise Business Woman of the Year Award 2011

The finalists for the Vitalise Business Woman of the Year Award 2011 are announced today. Now in its 29th year the Award ceremony, in support of the national disability charity Vitalise, recognizes the contribution women make to the economy, celebrates achievement and creates role models for the future. Year on year, the prestigious title of [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:21:15+00:00 October 1st, 2011|Press & Testimonials|Comments Off on Vitalise Business Woman of the Year Award 2011

Wedding at Lord’s Cricket Ground – Faye & Mike

Perhaps an unusual venue, Orchid Events planned a wedding at Lord's Cricket Ground that was appreciated by both the bride and groom! "Mike and I cannot thank you enough for all of your hard work in the weeks running up to the wedding. We truly appreciated your help and hands on approach on the night. [...]

By | 2016-10-03T14:10:03+00:00 August 27th, 2011|Press & Testimonials, Testimonials|Comments Off on Wedding at Lord’s Cricket Ground – Faye & Mike

The Role of the Wedding Planner

Duty calls! Here's what we take charge of. As a wedding planner, our role is to take the stress away from the bride and groom allowing them to enjoy the whole wedding experience. Over our years working as a wedding planner, we've compiled a list of our roles when helping a bride and groom plan [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:21:16+00:00 July 27th, 2011|Blog, Weddings|Comments Off on The Role of the Wedding Planner

Making Sweet Music From The Events Business – Evening Standard

Sarah Balfour, founder of Orchid Events, was interviewed by the Evening Standard, discussing her beginnings and the success that followed. As Sarah describes to the Evening Standard, the first ideas behind Orchid Events occurred while at a performance, "dressed in a white Forties dress, sporting a blonde bobbed wig and in the middle of a [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:21:16+00:00 July 19th, 2011|Press & Testimonials|Comments Off on Making Sweet Music From The Events Business – Evening Standard

Technology at Weddings

In this day, technology can never go amiss! The wonder of a destination wedding can sometimes be dampened by not having all your loved ones around, due to time and money constraints! However there's always a solution to be found, and incorporating technology at weddings can be a great way to overcome this problem. If [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:21:17+00:00 July 29th, 2010|Blog, Weddings|Comments Off on Technology at Weddings

Inspiring Wedding Venues

A helping hand choosing your perfect venue. Choosing your wedding venue is probably one of the most crucial steps in planning your big day. If you have decided to be original and different then go for it! There are many hidden gems and original wedding venues available in London and all over England. Here are just [...]

By | 2016-07-12T13:21:26+00:00 July 27th, 2010|Blog, Weddings|Comments Off on Inspiring Wedding Venues