friends of the manor gardens

We think it’s important that you have a free reign to choose the suppliers that will give you the wedding of your dreams. We only like to insist on certain suppliers for the boring stuff like WC’s and generators to make sure your day goes without a glitch.

Please do take a look through to see who we have enjoyed working with before. They all have a passion for what they do.

Idyllic Days

Vintage hire and event styling throughout the South East. For beautiful weddings and events.

Hire Love

Hiring & styling our eclectic treasures, vintage chairs & tables, gorgeous lounges, furniture & objet d’art

Johnny’s Little Sister

Johnny's Little Sister is a family run flower shop. Founded in 2012 by our youngest member we love what we do

Made by Jo

Bespoke hand lettered designs from wooden signs to framed pieces. All custom made by hand for any occasion!

Kent Bridal Hair

Wedding Hair, Event Hair, Prom's, Photoshoots and any other occasion by Terri Gilham

Harriet Rainbow

Harriet Rainbow is a makeup artist based in Tunbridge Wells covering Kent, London and the South East

Lemonade Pictures

I specialise in natural, fun, quirky wedding photography and I photograph in a documentary style

Paul Fuller Photography

Kent based wedding photographer and I work exclusively with relaxed, happy, laid back, friendly couples

Kent Entertainments

We supply entertainment, event services and equipment hire for weddings, parties, & other celebrations

Fox and Braces

We’re the Essex DJ service for the Bride who knows her Chris Brown’s from her James Brown’s

The Dawdling Duck

The Dawdling Duck is a vintage Horsebox which has been converted into a fully functioning bar

Orange Rabbit Cakes

Orange Rabbit Cakes creates handmade cakes that give a complete culinary experience

Urban Pantry

We create unique personalised menus based around your ideas, venue and theme

Quirky Wedding Cars

A diverse collection of award-winning vehicles available for hire on your special day.

Elegance Services

Luxury portable toilets for events in the South East, including Kent, Surrey, London, Essex, Sussex.

Holmsted Events

Nordic Tipi Hire & Vintage Sailcloth Tents for Weddings & Events across Kent, Sussex & South East

Cavendish Marquees

Extensive range of marquees as well as furniture, lighting, flooring and heating to suit all types of event

Home Gurrown

Event & Catering Services for beautiful weddings, family events and corporate events

Henrietta Donovan

Henrietta Donovan is a caterer in Kent catering for weddings, parties and corporate events

True Deli

True Deli works with Michelin starred chefs and trusted partners to achieve the highest standard

The Wedding Dolls

An experienced wedding & event planner based in Kent. We know how to plan a wedding with personality!

About The Manor Gardens

Birling Manor was built in the 1830s by the Hon. Rev. William Nevill, later the 4th Earl of Abergavenny.

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Exclusive access to the ground for up to 5 days and a free reign to use which ever suppliers you choose.

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Prices & Packages

Hire the gardens and choose your own suppliers or take advantage of one of our packages.

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