From Session Musician to Celebrated Wedding & Event Planner (Part 3)

An Interview with Sarah Balfour From Session Musician to Celebrated Wedding & Event Planner You do a lot of work in other countries especially Israel and Italy. How did that come about? Whilst holidaying in Israel as a pre-graduate, I was invited to play at the Hyatt Hotel in Jerusalem. From there I was spotted [...]

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From Session Musician to Celebrated Wedding & Event Planner (Part 2)

An Interview with Sarah Balfour From Session Musician to Celebrated Wedding & Event Planner How do you create an atmosphere in a place or venue that just doesn’t seem to have one? It’s all about imagination, about projecting your vision onto a virgin space. The first event I arranged in 2004 was a Moulin Rouge [...]

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From Session Musician to Celebrated Wedding & Event Planner (Part 1)

An Interview with Sarah Balfour From Session Musician to Celebrated Wedding & Event Planner Music has been the signature tune of Sarah Balfour ’s life. Born in Stanmore, north-west London, this gifted musician decided she wanted to be a pianist from an early age. At 14 she won the prestigious Young Musician of the Year [...]

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Neon Bar Mitzvah in London

It's Neon Bar Mitzvah time! Once again we have the pleasure of planning one of our top favorite parties a Neon Bar Mitzvah in London.  In fact, we have over the years developed a wonderful reputation of throwing lavish and exciting Bar Mitzvahs. At this occasion, we certainly prove this to be true by exceeding [...]

By | 2018-08-07T14:13:49+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Bat / Bar Mitzvahs, Blog, Parties, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Neon Bar Mitzvah in London

London Wedding Planner Orchid Events is awarded the Bespoke Wedding Company of The Year!

News Flash! We are beyond delighted to announce that Orchid Events has won the prestigious Luxury Travel Guide award – giving us the accolade of the Bespoke Wedding Company of The Year! Meaning, your search for your London wedding planner stops here. Apart from being recognised for all the hard work and dedication we put [...]

By | 2018-08-06T15:11:50+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Blog, Destination Weddings, Press, Press & Testimonials, Testimonials, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on London Wedding Planner Orchid Events is awarded the Bespoke Wedding Company of The Year!

Venues and locations from your destination wedding planner in Puglia, Italy 

What an amazing trip discovering venues and locations for your destination wedding in Puglia! 4 days, 15 venues, 1 storm,  over 800  kilometers driving.  Apuglia, as it is referred to by Italians, is our new favorite destination filled with incredible venues and locations for your destination wedding in Puglia, Italy. As a matter of fact, [...]

By | 2018-02-27T12:48:33+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Destination Weddings, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on Venues and locations from your destination wedding planner in Puglia, Italy 

Engaging Entertainment: Break Dance, Street Dance, Football

Great ways to entertain. Events can truly be made by their entertainment. Having appropriate entertainment, which can be enjoyed by all, is a great way to ensure your event is a success and that all your guests come away from the evening with happy smiles. Entertainment can either be in the background, enhancing the atmosphere [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:20:30+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Bat / Bar Mitzvahs, Blog|Comments Off on Engaging Entertainment: Break Dance, Street Dance, Football

Xtatic: the Best Choice for your Event

Professional, reliable musical entertainment. London-based Xtatic are known as one of the best function bands on the circuit. Due to their professionalism and extensive experience in the industry, they can guarantee the best musical entertainment for your event. Xtatic, led by bassist Paul Carmichael, is a function band that can vary anywhere from 3-piece to [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:20:33+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Auctions / Galas, Bat / Bar Mitzvahs, Blog, Corporate Events, Destination Weddings, Parties, Weddings|Comments Off on Xtatic: the Best Choice for your Event

3 Top London Wedding Venues

Part two of the favourite venues! In this segment, Sarah Balfour of Orchid Events takes us around her next 3 favourite wedding venues in London that make her top 5 list (see her tips as an event planner and the other 2 favourites in the previous post!) She starts her journey at the Berkeley, steeped [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:20:34+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on 3 Top London Wedding Venues

Inspiring Mood Boards: Elegant College Dinner Party Here at Orchid Events, we love planning events. Any type of events! Right now we are planning a dinner party for Dartmouth College. Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. In today’s mood board we aim to reflect the liberal [...]

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