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Your Guide To Wedding And Events



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All you need is love High Elms Manor is a grade 11 listed country house in Hertfordshire. Built towards the end of the 18th Century, it is an intimately grand venue set with 21 acres of gardens and woodland. The Manor boasts a beautiful, unique feature of a mosaic floor within the entrance. There are floor to ceiling windows throughout allowing floods of natural light. The many original, period features add character and charm to the interior. High Elms Manor enjoys a beautiful, rural setting within easy reach of major transport links and close to the M1 & M25. As a private house, we have none of the limitations of a hotel enabling guests to create their own bespoke wedding day or event. Our team is available to help realise ideas, advise and provide any recommendations you might need.

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Stays with you forever Civil marriage ceremonies High elms manor is licensed for civil ceremonies up to 150 guests both inside and outside. Please contact us to discuss any specific requirements you may have. The area registrar may be contacted on 0300 123 4045 to make the necessary arrangements.

Approved suppliers We work with a selection of approved suppliers who will add all the finishing touches to your special day including theming, cakes, flowers, photography and music. When choosing High Elms Manor for your wedding, whether for the Ceremony and Reception or just the Reception, we can guarantee you a wonderful day.

Brides room The Brides Room has large mirrors and beautiful features perfect for a bride to prepare for her wedding. It is also a room where the newly weds can keep their belongings and catch a private moment on their special day. Not to forget the Groom, we have the lounge room available for the Groomsmen on the morning of their wedding.

Wedding Receptions The terrace is a perfect area for your drinks reception, overlooking the expansive lawn. The Georgian house provides a gorgeous backdrop with the grounds and woodland for photo opportunities. The lawn is ideal for guests to enjoy garden games of your selection. The wedding breakfast is held in the ballroom with its ornately decorated ceiling and dual aspect windows. We can accommodate 110 guests for a seated meal and a maximum of 180 for the evening reception or cocktail party. The rooms can be arranged for a smaller number to feel comfortable in the space. We offer complete exclusivity with our venue hire. 2016/17 Prices: Saturdays & bank holiday Sundays - £4,500 Sunday to Friday - £4,000 Ceremony (in addition to reception) - £500 Civil Ceremonies only - £1,000-£1,800 depending on numbers Extra Costs – corkage fee for independently sourced alcohol and a fee for external caterers. All prices are inclusive of VAT. The venue is available to hire for parties and other events, please contact for prices. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram & twitter High Elms Manor.

HAPPY CLIENTS What our clients say about us and why they loved our services! “Hi, we just wanted to say thanks for your help in organising our wedding. The day went so quickly but ultimately smoothly & was so lovely. Best wishes, Louise & Doug” - September 2013 “Hi, we just wanted to say thank you for everything on Saturday. Everything went like clockwork and everyone had a great time. The venue is just beautiful and we were so lucky with the weather! Thanks again Vicki and Adam” - July 2013 “Dear Ailise and Sheila, Thank you so much for providing the most beautiful venue for our wedding day. We loved it and so did our guests. We are still getting feedback from everyone about just how beautiful High Elms was (is!). I have no doubt we will be recommending your venue to everyone. And thank you for all your help on the day and in the run-up. Lots of love Karen & Mar” - Saturday 5th July 2014 “Hi, Just want to say a massive thank you for helping make our wedding day so special! It was absolutely amazing and you made sure everything went according to plan! Everyone commented on the beautiful venue, we felt so lucky to have our wedding at high elms! Hope to see you in the not too distant future, all this best Claire and Jamie x” October 2013 “...A huge thank you for all your help on our wedding day and over the past few months! We had the most incredible day and really can’t thank you enough for all that you did in advance, your patience with all our questions, overseeing the set up on the day and being there for us, our families and guests throughout the day. The manor looked stunning on the day. So many of our guests commented on the beautiful venue and we really think it provided the perfect, elegant backdrop for our day.” July 2014


Just like in the film High Elms Manor has appeared in a number of TV and feature films over the years. Sheila O’Neil is keen to support the arts, in particular film, which plays such an important role in the economy of the Eastern region. Some of the productions filmed here include: • Nancherrow • Second Sight with Clive Owen • Longitude with Jeremy Irons • Madame Bovary • The Hoobs by Jim Henson • Photo shoot for Daily Mail • The Last Client • Featherboy with Sheila Hancock • Combat Sheep – Baby Cow Productions • Ultimate Force with Ross Kemp • Midsummer Murders (used three times) • The Schartz Metter Klume Method • Rosemary and Thyme: Enter Two Gardeners (used twice) • The Thieving Headmistress with Pauline Quirke • Chucklevision with the Chuckle Bros. • Clandestine • Eastenders • Holby City (used twice) • Little Miss Jocelyn • Invisible Eyes • Love at First Sight with John Hurt and Phyllida Law • In Clear Sight • Morgana • Musical Academy Boot Camp • Quick Cut - BBC 4 Comedy • BBC Documentary: Freddie Knoller

Anna’s Kitchen

Your wedding caterer of choice

We bring years of wedding catering experience to help create a mouth-watering menu that tastes delicious and is visually stunning for you on your wedding day. Call us today so we can help ensure your first meal as a married couple is a memorable one.

Tel: 01923 352745 | Mob: 07813 590549 Email: Website:

Superior Wedding Cars Special cars for your special day

With spacious interiors providing both plenty of headroom and legroom, our vehicles can easily accommodate the most extravagant of dresses and, with their large doors, access is never a problem. Run by Derek and Sue Aedy, we are a small family company, whose aim is to provide a service that is second to none. Our fully uniformed chauffeurs will arrive promptly and will do their best to ensure your day runs without a hitch. The cars also can have ribbon to the colour of your choice and a complimentary glass of bubbly will be served after the ceremony thus providing you with a good photo opportunity.

If you want to be different, give us a call to discuss your requirements.

020 8421 4230 or email

Party Events Limited Making memories to last you a lifetime

“I love weddings, and will put my heart into making sure you have the best day of your life” • Wedding DJ & MC with experience from over 200 weddings • Specialist in hosting fun, unique and memorable days • Expert in filling up dance floors in the evening • Personally guarantee that you’ll love everything I do • Will ensure your family and friends leave feeling as if they went to the best wedding ever

Phone: 01923 606 416 Email: Web:

Gracious Photography we are dream catchers

BLACK BOX MAGIC Little parcels of astonishment

Kane is an award-winning magician and member of The Magic Circle with over 15 years of performing experience. The magic Kane performs happens inches from your eyes and often in your own hands. Kane concludes his performance with a personalised trick for the bride and groom leaving them with a unique magical keepsake.

For bookings and enquiries please contact Kane on 07894 103864 or email

Lily Rose Florist

Where Gorgeous Comes as Standard

At Lily Rose, in Bovingdon Village, we supply beautiful bouquets for brides; artful arrangements for tables; elegant covers for chairs; brilliant balloons for dÊcor and original gifts for bridesmaids. Whatever you’re organising, whether formal or family, corporate or comfortable, we make the planning a pleasure and because your event is special we make sure your flowers are too! Why not give us a call for a chat.

Tracy Wood Tel: 01442 833 334 | Mobile: 07836 684 522

Vybrant Events Weddings - Receptions - Parties - Corporate

Hair by Vieri

Beautiful style without travelling a mile

Whether it’s hair up or hair down, a day or an evening look you are after.

Photobooth Hire - Mandaps & Foyer Displays - Chair Covers Table Linen - Center Pieces - Top Table Backdrops Stage Decor - Venue Uplighting - LED Dance Floors DJ’s & Entertainment - Floral Arrangements Indian Drummers - Marquees - Mendhi Decor Ice Cream Factory - Candy Stands - Paan Stands Event Management Service Enquire Now: 020 3333 1235

Hair by Vieri offers a service for all your special occasions! No matter what your age or your hair type, whether you know exactly what you want or have absolutely no idea, Vieri will collaboratively work with you in creating the look that you envision; with an eye for detail and the ability to recognise a style that will suit your face!

Call Vieri on: 07971 670 101 or email:

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pinnacle bar services Mobile Bar Hire • Portable Bar

Cameo Chauffeur Services

We pride ourselves on offering a flexible and unique mobile bar service to meet each individual client’s needs. Offering affordable and competitive rates without ever compromising on hospitality and service.

With over 25 years experience we offer more than just a car to take you to the Church, we give a full and

Tailored Drinks Menu ~ Bespoke Bar Service ~ Licenses Arranged Cash ~ Bars ~ Voucher Bars ~ All Inclusive Bars ~

caring Chauffeur Service second to none.

Tel: 01296 670 377 | Mob: 07549 893 804 Email: Website:

Rickmansworth | Hertfordshire | WD3 3QP 01923 238397 |

FK Beauty

Relax, unwind and feel pampered

Cakes of Good Taste Master Cake Makers

At FK beauty we offer everything to make you feel special on your big day, including: Eyelash Lift, Bio Sculpture Gel Nails, Eyelash & Eyebrow Tint, Spray Tan & Facials. We also offer treatments such as Waxing, Jessica Manicures/Pedicures and Massage.

Group Discounts for Brides & Bridesmaids.


At Cakes of Good Taste we produce spectacular cakes for all occasions. Our talented team of cake decorators/designers are passionate about our cakes and designs. We will sit down with you and design your cake ensuring that even the tiniest detail is noted.

Please book your free consultation

Tel: 07843 476802 Email:

Woodside Leisure Centre, Horseshoe Lane, Watford

51 High Road, Bushey Heath, Herts WD23 1EE Telephone: 0208 950 0077 | Mobile: 07738 617782 Email:

Hansons The Caterer’s

Marsh Lane Dental

Wedding Caterers Since 1985

Look great and feel fresh ... on your special day

with a smile­makeover from Marsh Lane Dental Smile at the cameras with total confidence.

Catering at High Elms Manor for over 10 years Watfords Premier Event Caterers since 1985 Flexible, menus designed specifically for your function Trust Hansons to deliver on quality and service

Transform your look with our bespoke tooth whitening and smile makeover package! We have a full range of dental services available to suit your budget and requirements. Call us today on 020 8954 2602 to reserve your appointment. 10% discount available on presentation of this advertisment. 95 Marsh Lane Stanmore HA7 4TH 020 8954 2602

Unit 7, Colne Way Court | Colne Way, Watford | Hertfordshire | WD24 7NE

01923 247047 or email |

“For all your Entertainment Needs” A & K EVENTS LTD

We hire an extensive range of equipment including Cheesy Pics Photo & Video Booths, Bouncy Castles, Slides, Fun Run’s and Inflatable Games including a Bungee Run, Surf Simulator, Human Demolition Zone, Sumo Suits, Fairground Rides, Skittle Alley, Candy Floss & Popcorn Machines and over 40 Side Stalls & Garden Games suitable for any occasion. Our sister company, Whizzz Bang Fireworks will be happy to undertake a fully insured bespoke professional fireworks display or supply a self fire package.

Telephone: Office

01923 270121 | Mobile: 07963 656585 Web:

We are very grateful to the businesses whose advertisements appear in this publication. As a mark of our gratitude we would like to draw the attention of the readers to their details and announcements. We are required to make it clear however that neither Excellmedia nor the distributor can accept responsibility for any services or workmanship that they may undertake.

This brochure was produced by excellmedia The Barn at Westwinds, Bank Lane, Warton, Preston PR4 1AT Telephone: 08450 707040 |

High Elms Manor, High Elms Lane, Watford, Herts WD25 0JX Telephone: +44 (0) 1923 675272 • Email:

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