Event Costs

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Sample Prices at a glance

Season 2016/2017

Food

Dessert £8.50
Canapés £8.50
Cheeseboard £8.50
2 Course Meal £25
Main Course £20

Drink

Tea & Coffee (All day) £2.75
Pimms £1.90
Cash Bar Free to you
Local Beer £1.50 a bottle
Local wine £9.50 a bottle
Corkage: No charge

Equipment

6ft Round Table £9
Wooden Folding Chairs £1.50
Linen Table Cloth £12
China & Cutlery £14
Toilets £400
Refrigeration Trailer £200

Staff

Waiting Staff: £12/hour
Event Manager: £15/hour
Bar Staff (cash bar) Free
Head Chef: No charge
Second Chef: No charge

Actual wedding invoices from our events in 2016

Customer names have been removed

1Sample Wedding Invoice

Actual Invoice from 2016 Event

This was a relaxed informal summer wedding with tipis in a private venue.  Canapés and champagne were served on the lawn, followed by our sampling picnic menu in the tipis.

This couple saved money with a cash bar
summer wedding costs

Total inc VAT

  • £17,856.98
    (Included Marquee Hire)

Summary of costs

  • 40% Food and Drink
  • 44% Equipment
  • 16% Staff & Services

Venue

  • Private house in Kent

Guest Numbers

  • 100 Day Guests
  • 100 Eve Guests

Running Order

  1. Reception (Canapés & Cosmopolitan)
  2. Main Meal (2 course)
  3. Speeches (Champagne)
  4. Evening Bar (Local Drinks)
  5. Evening (Donut tower of joy)
Wedding Costs - Sample Invoice
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2Sample Wedding Invoice

Actual Invoice from 2016 Event

A rustic wedding held in a barn in Rolvenden, Kent. Canapés and Prosecco were served on the lawn then a 2 course meal made with local Kent ingredients was served in the barn.

This couple saved money with lower guest numbers (70)
Old Bicycle Wedding prop

Guest Numbers

  • 70 Day Guests
  • 95 Eve Guests

Running Order

  1. Canapés & Fizz
  2. Main Meal (2 Course)
  3. Speech
  4. Evening Bar
  5. Local Cheeseboard

Total inc VAT

  • £8,525.41
    Included table wine

Summary of costs

  • 51% Food and Drink
  • 27% Equipment
  • 22% Staff & Services

Venue

The Great Barn, Kent

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3Sample Wedding Invoice

Actual Invoice from 2016 Event

This was a relaxed, informal summer wedding at The House Meadow in Biddenden, Kent. Canapés and prosecco were served on the lawn, followed by a 2 course picnic menu.  We complimented the evenings entertainment with local mini fish and chips.

This couple ordered beer and wine from us
Kent Wedding venue - The House Meadow

Guest Numbers

  • Day 92 + 8 children
  • Eve 92 + 8 children

Running Order

  1. Canapés & Fizz
  2. Main Meal (2 Course)
  3. Speech (Biddenden Sparkling Cider)
  4. Evening Bar (Local Drinks)
  5. Mini Fish & Chips

Total inc VAT

  • £12,004.74
    Included table wine & beer

Summary of costs

  • 66% Food and Drink
  • 17% Equipment
  • 17% Staff & Services

Venue

The House Meadow, Kent

Sample Wedding Invoice
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