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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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Surreal Theme Bar Mitzvah – Michelle & Adam

A wonderfully mysterious Bar Mitzvah was planned for our clients, and we managed to create an intriguing and unexpected event, which our clients adored! "Thank you for all your help in making Alex's Bar Mitzvah such a wonderful occasion. Without you and all your energy, patience and good humour it would not have been the [...]

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Arabian Night’s 50th Birthday Party – Hardy

At Orchid Events, we loved themed parties and this Arabian Night theme was no different! The 50th birthday party went down a treat, not only with the birthday girl and guests, but also the kids! "I wanted to give you both a belated and huge thank you for creating such a special night for my [...]

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Wedding in Portugal – Sameer & Meheen

We love going abroad and planning your events, like this beautiful wedding in Portugal! The entire experience was happily received, as well as the guest book, providing a wonderful keepsake from the special day. "Just came to your name on my thank you cards list but don't even know where to start as there is [...]

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Bar Mitzvah at Madame Tussauds – Amy

A wonderful Bar Mitzvah, at the innovative venue of Madame Tussauds, was happily received and enjoyed by all! "I thoroughly enjoyed working with Sarah.  She is a professional with lots of experience at all types of parties. I knew that I could trust her to make my son's Bar Mitzvah party an event he would [...]

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