Planning Your Event

Selection of local suppliers

Whether you are planning a wedding, anniversary party, conference, theatrical performance, a children’s party, a funeral or any other type of event we’ve got all the facilities you need.

Our experienced staff will be delighted to assist you in any way they can. We can also recommend local catering, entertainment and decoration firms that have been recommended by previous guests and/or are businesses we have worked alongside for many years.

If you want assistance in finding the right supplier for your event please contact Joanne Carly our event’s organiser.

Email sharpes@joannecarly.com or telephone 01530 353195

Cariad Personal Ceremonies

Ali Fleming, a well-known local Celebrant, from Cariad Personal Ceremonies offers exclusive, stylish and bespoke celebrations without compromise. Every ceremony is specially designed around your own dreams and plans, as well as your unique personalities, ensuring that your event is perfect in every way. Whether you’re planning a wedding, renewing your wedding vows, naming a child or saying your final farewells to a loved one, your special event will always be designed to reflect your own personal wishes.

For more details visit www.cariad-personalceremonies.co.uk.

Butler’s Pantry

Ralph and Helen of Butler’s Pantry provide a whole host of catering services and pride themselves in offering a bespoke and personal service whether for a small intimate gathering or a large formal occasion. From buffet, sit down dining to BBQ, Butler’s Pantry offers an individual and tailored catering package to suit your taste and budget.

For more details visit www.butlerspantryderby.co.uk

Weddings & flowers r us

Weddings & flowers r us is a family run business located in Swadlincote. They have 12 years experience in the wedding industry and are one of the largest suppliers of venue decor in the area, from bridal flowers, balloons, chair covers, sweet carts, love letters and more they have it covered. They have and built up a great reputation for quality and price.

For more details visit www.weddingsandflowersrus.co.uk

Harmony Glass

“The Harmony Glass Experience” is a unique offering, which can be incorporated into your ceremony. Create a personalised, bespoke piece of glass artwork, which will be treasured forever. Choose from a selection of uniquely designed pieces of glass art, with your own combination of coloured glass crystals. 

For more details visit www.harmonyglass.co.uk

Louise Mary Designs

Louise Mary Designs, make your own wedding rings and create a wonderful symbol of love and the chance to spend a memorable day as a couple creating your wedding bands which you will wear forever. Louise has a quiet rural studio in South Derbyshire for friendly, step-by-step personalised guidance through the process of designing and making the wedding rings of your dreams.

For more details visit www.louisemarydesigns.co.uk

Inspirations by Naomi

Inspirations by Naomi provide fresh flowers for all occasions; Weddings, Funerals, and Corporate events.

For more details visit www.inspirations.org.uk

Petals in the Forest

Petals in the Forest, a local, independent florist shop owned and run by Amy and her team of experienced and qualified florists. They provide flowers for all occasions!

For more details visit www.holywellpetals.co.uk

Jon Paul Formal Wear

Jon Paul Formal Wear is a family run independent business which has been established since 1971 based in Swadlincote. They offer extensive formal wear hire packages to cater for each individual budget. From getting married, to attending a wedding or going to a formal evening or school prom. From their collection you are sure to find the perfect outfit for your special occasion.

For more details visit www.jonpaulmenswear.co.uk