Wedding planner whose own big day was cancelled organises ‘hug parties’ to celebrate the end of lockdown – Metro

A wedding planner whose own big day were cancelled because of the pandemic is now organising ‘hug parties’ to celebrate the easing of restrictions. Sarah Balfour, 45, from north west London, had most of her weddings and events postponed when the coronavirus pandemic struck last year – including her own wedding to fiancé Lloyd Michaels, [...]

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Female Founder Spotlight: Sarah Balfour – The Successful Founder

Sarah Balfour is CEO and founding Director of Orchid Events. With an extraordinary vision and meticulous party planning abilities, Sarah has shaped Orchid Events into a leading light of the event planning industry. Sarah began her career as a concert pianist. Having played the piano since the age of eight, she went on to become [...]

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What You Need To Know About Reception Music – sheerluxe.com

Perhaps you already know which song you want to walk down the aisle to or what should accompany your exit from the ceremony. But choosing the right music for your reception is just as key when it comes to setting the overall tone for your big day. From first dances to the band versus DJ [...]

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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 [...]

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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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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 [...]

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