The RIBA is delighted to recommend the following suppliers for your celebration:
Hayford & Rhodes
www.hayfordandrhodes.co.uk 020 3130 9219
Co-owned by three sisters, Amy, Laura and Joanna Rhodes, Hayford & Rhodes is the new name and the sisters the new face of what was originally William Hayford Ltd.
Only ordering the freshest and finest blooms, the team are seriously passionate about flowers. The Rhodes sisters' have a totally refreshing outlook on all things floral and love to design gorgeous creations combining vintage chic with contemporary styling and achieve the wow-factor time and again. From simple table centres to extravagant room transformations, the expert team go to great lengths to deliver creative solutions and a dedicated personal service which make each and every event truly unforgettable
The Urban Flower Firm
www.theurbanflowerfirm.co.uk 020 8510 0333
Tuff specialises in bespoke floral installations to embellish any environment, natural or built, interior or exterior, traditional or contemporary.
Tuff work with a wide variety of materials in a range of styles, including baroque, gothic and postmodern. Tuff is equally at home with a marble mantelpiece or a Perspex plinth. From champagne receptions in grand halls to intimate dinners in panelled dining rooms, tuff will find a design solution to rock the foundations or raise the roof!
www.lavendergreen.co.uk 020 7127 5303
With over 18 years' experience decorating the most wonderful weddings, private parties and corporate events, Lavender Green has an unsurpassed depth of knowledge and range of designs. Lavender Green is all about building lasting relationships: from the initial brief and design process through to creation, their clients know they can rely on every member of their highly inventive, hard-working and experienced team.
Winter wedding design
www.douglasfry.com 020 7193 9414
Douglas is an experienced London wedding photographer. He enjoys weddings and believes that this passion for wedding photography is crucial to creating stunning and memorable images. Over the day his reportage style - using only available light (no flash), and strong composition - is unobtrusive to capture the happy atmosphere without causing a distraction to the family or guests.
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Highly recommended photographers who regularly work at the venue include:
Damian Bailey Photography October 2011 wedding - RIBA slideshow
Paul Toeman Photography December 2010 wedding - RIBA slideshow
Lloyd Dobbie Wedding Photography December 2010 wedding - RIBA Blog
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www.sternbergclarke.co.uk 020 8877 1102
Sternberg Clarke are a leading supplier of entertainment for corporate events, weddings and private parties. With a huge range of talented acts on their list, they will prepare bespoke proposals for our clients and are able to deliver the traditional to the truely extraordinary to enhance your celebration at the RIBA.
www.uptownevents.co.uk 020 8358 7320
With over 20 years' experience in the entertainment industry, Uptown Events has the attention to detail to ensure that your event has the all-important 'wow' factor. The team can provide just the disco or full entertainment, making the party one to remember. Uptown Events has been working with RIBA Venues for a number of years, putting the fun into our Barmitzvahs and Batmitzvahs and making them all a huge success.
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Barmitzvah disco at the RIBA by Uptown Events
The Langham Hotel
www.london.langhamhotels.co.uk 020 7973 7503
If you are looking for the perfect overnight stay for your wedding guests The Langham, London is a two minute walk from the RIBA.
Opened as Europe's first grand hotel in 1865 and following an exciting £80 million transformation, she exudes a graceful and timeless elegance, blending a sense of the past with the style of today. Be captivated from the moment you step inside her dazzling new lobby. Enjoy a luxurious stay in one of the newly designed Grand rooms in a modern and elegant style.
The Landau offers a contemporary European menu including British Classics and the glamorous Artesian offers sensational cocktails. For added relaxation, there is a fully equipped health club and 16 metre pool.
The Langham is delighted to offer special rates to users of the RIBA. Please contact the reservations team quoting 'RIBA' firstname.lastname@example.org 020 7973 7503
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www.grangehotels.com 0845 450 4400
Grange Hotels is delighted to offer RIBA specially discounted corporate rates for staff, delegates, guests and corporate travellers. The Grange Fitzrovia and Grange Langham Court hotels are situated within easy walking distance from the RIBA's HQ at 66 Portland Place, and to London's Oxford Street and many other attractions. The Grange Fitzrovia is a four-star deluxe property that is both spacious and atmospheric. The original features have been restored, providing the ambience and charm of a bygone era. The Grange Langham Court, quietly nestled in a private enclave just north of Oxford Street, provides a haven of hospitality in a unique, central London location - the perfect retreat from the bustle of the capital.
The rates are shown on the Grange Hotel Information Sheet, available to download below.
To view and source local accommodation near to the RIBA, HotelMap is a fantastic online tool with up-to-the-minute information and offers.
Little Venice Cake Company
www.lvcc.co.uk 020 7486 5252
The award-winning innovative design and inspiration of the Little Venice Cake Company ensures their position as the leading designer of couture wedding, birthday and celebration cakes. The designs are completely bespoke, contemporary and classic, focusing on breathtaking intricate craftsmanship combined with those that are totally indulgent.
Beauty and the Bakery
www.beautyandthebakery.co.uk 07966 690207
The Beauty and the Bakery ethos is to 'add beautiful detail to classic baking' and this is achieved through avid following of fashions and trends in cake design, using classic sugar craft techniques and constantly striving to create new and exciting twists on traditional recipes and designs.
Jenny Porter comes from an Event Management background so truly understands the the effect a cake has within an event and how it creates a great 'wow' factor for any special occassion.
Please note that the RIBA does not take any responsibility for our recommended suppliers.