Palazzo Avino – your Italian Riviera dream wedding come true!

Palazzo Avino is a stunning five-star deluxe hotel on Italy's famed Amalfi coast. Built in what was once a 12th-century private villa for an Italian noble family and opened as a hotel in 1997. Palazzo Avino is considered as one of the world’s finest hotels and boasts one-star Michelin dining. Tucked away in the medieval [...]

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We are a National Wedding Awards finalist! We have been shortlisted in the Best Wedding Planner category. We are delighted that our hard work and dedication is recognized and celebrated! The winners of the National Wedding Awards will be selected based on a public vote as well as a score by our panel of independent [...]

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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 [...]

By | 2018-09-11T12:27:44+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Press, Press & Testimonials, Testimonials, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on From Session Musician to Celebrated Wedding & Event Planner (Part 3)

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 [...]

By | 2018-09-11T12:24:47+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Press, Press & Testimonials, Testimonials, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on From Session Musician to Celebrated Wedding & Event Planner (Part 2)

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 [...]

By | 2018-09-11T12:23:48+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Press, Press & Testimonials, Testimonials, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on From Session Musician to Celebrated Wedding & Event Planner (Part 1)

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!

Orchid Events in the Absolutely Weddings Magazine

Perfect party planning Let your imagination run wild, because Orchid Events have the skills and passion to organise the perfect luxury wedding. Whether your dream is cascading flowers in a mediaeval castle bohemian chic in a hip art gallery or understated elegance in a landmark hotel, Orchid Events are the team that can make it [...]

By | 2017-09-28T13:20:42+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Blog, Press, Press & Testimonials|Comments Off on Orchid Events in the Absolutely Weddings Magazine

“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 [...]

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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