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"The Biggest Wedding Trends of 2021."

The Biggest Wedding Trends of 2020

"The Biggest Wedding Trends of 2021."

The Biggest Wedding Trends of 2021.

"Your Guide to Photographers in Kent."

Your Guide to Photographers in Kent.

"10 questions to ask your wedding venue"

10 questions to ask your wedding venue

"Dear Bryony, Liz and all the Orangery team, Thank you for organising our wedding. You gave us the most magical day and we are still in awe of how perfectly […]"

Sridhar and Ranu

"Dear Team at the Orangery, you guys were amazing! Thank you so much."

Jade and Alastair

"Dear Bryony, We just wanted to say a big thank you for everything you did for us. We often think back and both agree the day would not have been […]"

Ashton and Tim

"Hi Toni, We just wanted to email to thank you for absolutely everything! You have been brilliant throughout the whole organisation of the wedding and nothing was ever too much […]"

Faye and Dan

"To Toni and Team, Andrew and I would just like to say a massive thank you to you all for making our day very special and stressfree! Everyone remarked on […]"

Amanda and Andrew

"To Toni, Bryony, Don and All The Team, Your expertise, kindness and attention to detail has been invaluable in making this special day a complete success. Toni – When I […]"

Rebecca and James

"We received so many compliments on the quality of the wedding breakfast and the table service. Everything was wonderful and we appreciate all the hard work behind the scene too. […]"

Parents of the Bride

"Hi Orangery team, We just wanted to send a message to say thank you so much for making our day so wonderful last week. We had a great time, and […]"

Courtney and Ben

"Hi Toni, I want to say a massive thank you for all of your hard work for our wedding on the 9th August. You were amazing. With you organising everything, […]"

Nicole and Adam

"To Toni and the Orangery Team, Thank you so much for all your help with planning our wedding – we really had the most fantastic day and our guests did […]"

Olivia and Kieran

"Toni, We just wanted to send a massive thank you to the team at the orangery especially you, for looking after us so well on one of the biggest days […]"

Kerrie and Mike

"Hi Bryony, We want to thank you for everything you and the team done on our wedding day. We honestly had the best day of our lives and we couldn’t […]"

Sera and Corby

"I just wanted to send a quick email to thank everyone who was involved with our wedding on Sunday 23rd June 2019! I wanted to send over a special thanks […]"

Aimee and Avis

"Dear Toni, We cannot thank you and The Orangery Team enough for giving us the perfect day for our vow renewal. Every one of our guests have told us how […]"

Denise and Ian

"Hi Toni, We just wanted to get in touch to say a huge thank you to you and your team at the Orangery for all of your help in making […]"

Rosie and Joe

"Dear Toni, I have no idea where to begin. I cannot believe 3 years of planning, meetings and emails and it’s all over in the blink of an eye. My […]"

Shannon and Glen

"Hi Anne, We just got back from our honeymoon and so I wanted to send a quick email to say a HUGE thank you to you and all the team […]"

Frankie and Marcel

"Hi Toni, Anne, Don and all of the team, Emily and I just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you for making our Wedding such a memorable […]"

Emily and Simon

"I would like to say a massive thank you to Toni and the team for the amazing job bringing Glen and Shannon’s wedding together. The whole day flawless and calm […]"

Helen (mother of the groom)

"Hi Anne, we just want to say the biggest biggest thank you to you and everyone who helped in our day on Saturday ! Everything went so perfectly you really […]"

Aimee and Ronnie

"Dear Toni, We cannot thank you enough for all your hard work and support on the lead up to the wedding and of course on the day itself. Everything we […]"

Zoe and David

"To Anne, Toni and EVERYBODY at the Orangery, we just wanted to say a huge thank you to you all for making our wedding day so effortless and amazing. We […]"

Sally and Darren

"Dear Toni, We just wanted to say a massive thank you for everything you did for us on our wedding day! It was everything we could have wished for and […]"

Zoe and Adam

"Toni and all of the Orangery team, Thank you so much for giving us the best wedding ever! Toni, you did such an amazing job, giving us exactly what we […]"

Kelly and Sophie

"To Toni & All of the Orangery Team, thank you for a wonderful wedding day it was perfect exactly everything we had dreamt of and more. You have truly made […]"

Lucy and Sean

"Mathew and I wanted to thank you personally for the amazing job you and the rest of the team did for us on our wedding day. You were organised like […]"

Suzanne and Matthew

"Dear Toni and all of the Orangery team, just a little note to say a massive thank you for all that you did to make our wedding on 7th June […]"

Caroline and Lawrence

"Dear Toni and the wonderful team at the Orangery, We would like to thank you with all of our hearts for absolutely everything you did for our wedding. The day […]"

Patrice and Andre

"Toni, Thank you, we are so grateful for all of your help and support in making our day amazing! Who would have known that an April wedding would see 26 […]"

Jo and James

"Toni, I just wanted to thank you for everything you did for me and Joseph. We had such a beautiful day everything was perfect thank you again"

Lydia and Joseph

"Bryony, I just wanted to say thank you so much for all your hard work on our wedding day back on the 1st June. The day really would not have […]"

Charlie and Trevor

"Bryony, Thank you so much for all your hard work and help in making our wedding so special. We had the most amazing day and everything was perfect. We would […]"

Mollie and Tom

"Just to say a huge thank you for everything on Saturday. You were absolutely incredible and everything ran so smoothly. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day. Thank […]"

Katy and Dan

"Dear Toni, We just wanted to say a huge thank you for making our day so special on Saturday. You ensured that we were calm, relaxed and that everything went […]"

Hannah and Kevin

"To Toni and the team at the Orangery, A big thank you for everything you did for us to make our big day perfect! Toni you were faultless and we […]"

Emily and Ben

"We just want to say a massive thank you to the Orangery, for making our big day the most amazing and perfect day we could imagine. From the start when […]"

Laura and James

"Thank you all so much for all of your help and hard work which meant Steve and I had the best wedding day ever! You are all so friendly and […]"

Kayleigh and Steve

"Words can’t describe how perfect this venue is and how amazing all of the staff there are. The venue itself was the perfect backdrop for our big day and the […]"

Chantal and David

"Dear Toni, Caroline, Don and all at the Orangery, Thank you does not seem enough of a word to truly convey how appreciative we are to have had our wedding […]"

Rebecca and Alex

"Julie, Thank you so very much for your support, kindness and professionalism on the build up to and during our magical day. We were blown away by how seamless the […]"

Sophie and Ian

"To Jo, We just wanted to say a huge thank you to you for everything you did to make our day so perfect. It was amazing and run so smoothly […]"

Katherine and Adam

"I chose the venue because even in winter, one has to fall in love with a walled garden..with lakes and a waterfall.. ( in summer even more beautiful.., you should […]"

Jenneh and Gaiva

"Dear Kym, We can’t thank you enough for all your help leading up to and on the day, it has been a real pleasure to work with you and you […]"

Tash and Matt

"Dear Toni, Quite frankly I don’t know how to put into words how grateful we are to you and the Orangery. The day to us was faultless, we could not […]"

Maddie and Phil

"Dear Jo To start with…… are actually incredible!! We can not thank you and your team enough, you made the day so perfect. The effort and detail you put into […]"

Mr and Mrs Fassett

"Hi Kym, I don’t know where to start… have been amazing from the first time I spoke to you and every single step of the way through the wedding planning. […]"

Laura & Marcus

"The Orangery had always been our dream venue and we were lucky enough to have our wedding here and it was truly amazing! We got married on 12th April 2017 […]"

Mrs and Mrs Wray

"Dear Toni, Just a quick thank you from the bottom of our hearts for everything you did yesterday. It was a great success and we can’t stop talking about the […]"

Amy & Wayne

"Hello Lisa, We all had an amazing day on the 29th – thank you so much. Even the one thing that you had no influence over – the weather – […]"

Phil (Father of the Bride)

"Dear Caroline, What a wonderful, beautiful and fabulous day last Wednesday was. As you would expect our guests were over the moon with the whole day, the food was not […]"

Dawn Chilcott, HRM, Larkfield & Maidstone, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd

"Dear Caroline, We had an amazing day and enjoyed every minute. We very much appreciated your help both beforehand and on the day itself, you made us both feel so […]"

Emma and James

"Absolutely amazing! My husband and I were married here on 1st September 2016. I honestly can’t put into words how much of an amazing day we had, every single member […]"

Lisa and Chris

"Dear Gina, Lily and I would like to say a huge ‘Thank You’ to you, Don and all your team at The Orangery for our fantastic Wedding Day on Sunday […]"

Lily and Robert

"Thank you so much for making our wedding day the most amazing day of our lives. It was so much more than we could have wished for and this was […]"

Sian and George

"Julie, Just wanted to say on behalf of my wife and I 🙂 what an amazing day we had and it was all because of you and your team. We […]"

Molly and Harry

"We had the best day. The venue and the team did an amazing job and all of our guests said it was the best weeding they’ve been to so we […]"

Sarah and John

"Hi Toni, Thanks to you and your team at the Orangery, we had the most amazing wedding, it was perfect in every way. All our guests thought the venue was […]"

Monika and Mudiwa

"Dear Gina and Don, We just wanted to say how incredibly grateful we are for all of your hard work on our wedding day. Please pass on our thanks to […]"

Sam and David

"To Lisa and Toni, Thank you for making our wedding day so perfect! The whole day ran so smoothly, we had the best time! Everything was so professional from the […]"

Kelly and Jamie

"Dear Caroline & team, My husband and I cannot thank you enough for all that you did in the run up to our wedding & also on the day itself. […]"

Charlotte and Darren

"Dear Caroline and the wonderful team at the Orangery, A big thank you all for the help towards our amazing wedding day and especially the team on the 30 April […]"

Emily and Michael

"Hi Caroline, I just wanted to say a big thank you to yourself and everyone at the Orangery for making our day so special. Everything ran so smoothly and you […]"

Kayleigh and Tom

"Hi Caroline and Jo, Thank you so much for all your help on the big day. Everything went so smoothly I didn’t worry about a thing! It was perfect in […]"

Rosie and James

"Dear Jo, we just wanted to say a massive thank you to you again for everything you did for us on, and before our wedding day. I still can’t quite […]"

Hayley and Sean

"Just a quick line to say thank you so much! We had such an amazing day which ran so smoothly, all down to great management and attention to detail. Everything […]"

Amy and Oliver

"We just wanted to say how grateful we are to the orangery for making our fairytale wedding come true. We had the best day ever- even better than expected and […]"

Krystle and Chris

"Dear Jo, Kev & I would just like to say a massive thank you to you and the team at The Orangery, Thank you all so very much for your […]"

Lindsey and Kevin

"Dear Orangery, I attended a wedding at your venue, The Orangery, on 20th March 2016. I just had to write to let you know just how much of a pleasurable […]"

Pam (A Wedding Guest)

"Caroline, Jo and the Orangery team, Just wanted to say a big thank you to you both for all of your help in the build up to our special day. […]"

Tegan and Tom

"To Caroline, Jo and All at the Orangery. We can’t thank you all enough for all your help in making our wedding day the best day of our lives! The […]"

Rebecca and Paul

"Hi Caroline, We just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you so much for Saturday! We had the best day and it was everything we could have […]"

Claire and David

"Dear Gina and the Orangery Team, My husband and I would like to pass on our sincere Thanks for our beautiful Wedding Day on Sunday 20th December 2015. The day […]"

Clare and Anthony

"To Julie and all the team at the Orangery, We can’t thank you enough for all your help on and before our wedding day! We cannot fault your venue or […]"

Kayley and Paul

"To Toni, Thank you so much for making our day go so smoothly and for helping us all throughout. You were amazing on the day and even leading up to […]"

Jo and Dan

"Dear Julie, Thank you for all your help with the Britelite Christmas party. EVERYONE loved it, the venue, the food, the entertainment. I even got a text from the Vice […]"

Britelite Windows Chirstmas Party 2015

"Dear Julie, A massive thank you from Marian and me for everything you did to help make our son’s wedding last Thursday such a great success ! All our family […]"

Andrew and Marian (Parents of the Groom) – August, 2015

"Dear Toni, Thank you for making our wedding day so special. It was the most amazing day and was so much fun working with you. We haven’t stopped smiling since! […]"

Chrissy and James – August, 2015

"To Lynsey, Julie and everyone at The Orangery, We wanted to say a massive thank you to Lynsey and her team for our AMAZING day! We cannot thank you enough […]"

Gemma and Clint – July, 2015

"Dear Lisa and the team, We cannot thank you enough for all your hard work and patience on our wedding day. It was a fantastic day and went better than […]"

Alisha and Daniel – May, 2015

"Toni, Just wanted to drop you an email over with the biggest thanks for everything both on, and leading up to our wedding day. It really was the most perfect […]"

Rebecca and Clark – April, 2015

"To Caroline and all the staff at The Orangery, Thank you so much for all the help with the planning and the execution of our perfect wedding day. We had […]"

Gemma and Joe – April, 2015

"To Caroline and the Orangery Staff, I don’t even know where to begin, you guys are amazing! Every single one of you were so attentive to anything that we required. […]"

Frankie and Paul – March, 2015

"Toni and everyone at The Orangery, Thank you so much for everything you did in the lead up to and on our wedding day. Everything was perfect and nearly all […]"

Emma and Gavin – March, 2015

"Orangery Team, We just wanted to say thank you to all of you, especially Caroline, for helping us to host such a fantastic wedding ceremony and celebration. Yes, we hit […]"

Jo and Nick – November, 2014

"Dear Jo and team, We just want to say a massive thank you to everyone who made our day so special – we had such an amazing day and it […]"

Natalie and Ian – October, 2014

"To Lisa and the wonderful team at The Orangery. I just wanted to say thank you so much for helping to give me the wedding of my dreams, it really […]"

Christine and Neil – October, 2014

"Dear Caroline and everyone at The Orangery, It has now been 5 months since our wedding and we just wanted to say a huge thank you for everything you all […]"

Natalie and Michael – October, 2014

"Dear Gina, we both wanted to drop you a brief note to personally thank you for everything you helped us with both before and during our recent wedding. We had […]"

Gemma and Francis – September, 2014

"Dear Jo, I just wanted to say a massive thank you for everything you did with making our wedding day perfect. You made me feel at ease throughout the whole […]"

Lauren and Michael – September, 2014

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Wedding Rings

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Perfect Day

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How to find the place

"We all know and love the day where we are doused head to toe in green, showing off our shamrocks and drinking endless pints of stout. (Even if we don’t […]"

Luck and Love

"February is the month of Love, Lent and Leaping. We have that all important Valentine’s Day. Where St Valentine turned a traditional Roman festival into a worldwide celebration and today […]"

Leaping into Valentine’s

"So it’s a brand new year and we’ve gone into it with a bang! We are all ever the optimists and the general consensus across the nation is that we […]"

The Roaring Twenties, Take Two

"The team at The Orangery are very proud to announce that our beautiful venue has been nominated as a finalist for the Kent Wedding Awards 2020 for the 9th consecutive year. The winners […]"

Kent Wedding Awards Finalist 2020

"There are a lot of traditions at weddings, like not being able to see the bride before the wedding, wearing a veil, and the bride standing to the left of her […]"

Tossing the bouquet

"On Thursday 11 July we were pleased to host the Kent Business Leaders Dinner for the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce. Guests enjoyed reception drinks outside the Garden Room, giving them a chance to network within the picturesque setting that the Orangery provides. Reception drinks were then followed by a delicious three course meal. The event featured a guest speaker, Barbara Cooper, and plenty of time for discussion about the constantly evolving business world."

The Orangery welcomes Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

"We are pleased to announce that you now have two outside ceremony options to choose from, the Gazebo or the Lapa in addition to the all year round option the Garden Room. As a venue we are dedicated to consistently enhancing our offering, adding new and improved features to help make your day stand out from any other. To mark over 20 years of unforgettable weddings here at the Orangery, we have introduced a second outside ceremony option for our couples to enjoy."

Introducing our NEW Lapa

"Saturday 28th December 2013 was a bright and sunny day, it was also the day that Kelly and Daniel got married here at the Orangery and their journey began……. Five […]"

Congratulations Kelly and Daniel

"Your choice of venue is one of the most important wedding decisions you will make so it is essential when gathering wedding venue ideas that you consider what is most […]"

Your dream wedding venue awaits……

"Whilst the weather outside is getting a bit chilly, there’s certainly no signs of cooling when it comes to romance in Kent. Whether you pop the question under the mistletoe […]"

So you’re getting married!

"We are extremely proud to announce that The Orangery has been nominated as a finalist for the Kent Wedding Awards within the “Venue of the Year” category for the eighth consecutive year! Since […]"

Kent Wedding Awards Finalist 2019

"Mollie and Tom had been together for over 5 years when Tom decided to pop the question in a rather unique way. He had a very special message engraved on […]"

Twix’s star role!

"Thanks to one of our brilliant recommended suppliers, Louisa Dettmer Wedding Photography, The Orangery has been showcased on the front page of the new A Kentish Ceremony magazine. We have to say that […]"

Front Page Bride

"Amy and Ben started out as two peas in a pod and now they will soon be Mr and Mrs! Amy told us a little bit about how they met […]"

Two Peas In A Pod!

"Michaela and Gavin took their wedding vows at the Orangery on 28 May, a beautiful day from start to finish. Starting out as childhood sweethearts, Michaela shared with us their […]"

A Romantic Rose Petal Proposal!

"We would like to welcome you to our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 8 April 2018 from 10.00am to 3.00pm. A fantastic opportunity to view the Orangery, Garden Room, stunning […]"

Wedding Open Day Sunday 8 April 2018

"Only one month to go until our Wedding Open Day!! This exciting event takes place on Sunday 23 April 2017 from 10.00am until 4.00pm. The team are busy putting in place the […]"

Wedding Open Day Sunday 23 April 2017

"Happy Valentine’s Day from all the team at the Orangery! Recently engaged and can’t wait to get married? We are excited to tell you that we have Bank Holiday Sunday […]"

Happy Valentine’s Day!

"What a busy and productive time we had at The Wedding Fair, ExCel this weekend! We met so many lovely couples, excited about the journey they are making towards their perfect wedding day. Lisa, Caroline, Jo and Gina took […]"

A successful weekend at The Wedding Fair, ExCel!

"We are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at The Wedding Fair at ExCel, London on 14 and 15 January 2017 for the very first time! Caroline and Lisa will be delighted to see […]"

The Orangery exhibits for the first time at The Wedding Fair, ExCel, London

"When it comes to managing your wedding budget, it pays to be organised. Costs can quickly escalate, causing many a sleepless night for brides and grooms to be. But here […]"

How to Budget for Your Big Day

"We are extremely pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year we have been nominated winner of the Bride’s Choice – Great Service Award. This prestigious title was officially announced […]"

Bride’s Choice – Great Service Award – Winner 2016!

"The Orangery has been nominated as a finalist for the Kent Wedding Awards within the “Venue of the Year” category for the sixth consecutive year! Since 2011 the Kent Wedding Awards have gone […]"

Kent Wedding Awards Finalist 2016

"Our Wedding Open Day is now fast approaching! It is on Sunday 9 October 2016 from 10.00am until 4.00pm. The team are busy putting in place the final preparations and are very […]"

Wedding Open Day Sunday 9 October 2016

"What are The Kent Wedding Awards 2016? Now in its 6th year, The Kent Wedding Awards identify the best wedding professionals and wedding venues in Kent. There are 27 categories in total and include a […]"

Kent Wedding Awards and Brides’s Choice Awards 2016!

"Natalie and Stuart only have a few weeks to wait now until their big day arrives! Natalie told us a bit about how they met and their story so far……… […]"

The boy next door

"The sun is shining and Sian and George are looking forward to their summer wedding here at The Orangery. Sian told us a bit about how they met and the romantic proposal […]"

A holiday proposal

"I have spent the last week working with The Orangery team for my Year 11 work experience  and have enjoyed it thoroughly. I was able to assist two weddings during […]"

An exciting week for work experience

"At last summer is here for us to enjoy the beautiful grounds at The Orangery. Rachel and Oliver are a couple who are certainly looking forward to their outdoor summer wedding. Here is […]"

The stunning grounds made it the perfect choice.

"Everyone knows that planning a wedding is not a simple task! There is so much to think about and so many choices to make too. To help you along the […]"

Welcome to Aarion Cars

"Marie and Chris now have less than two weeks to go before their special day here at the Orangery. They met at work and enjoyed a very romantic proposal in […]"

“I do” at the Tower of London

"The lovely Becky and James tied the knot here at the Orangery on Wednesday 11 May. They enjoyed a spectacular weekday wedding which was held on the anniversary of the day they […]"

A special “date” to remember

"If you are looking for a Kent wedding venue with stunning waterside features, then the Orangery Maidstone is a perfect choice. Nestled within nine acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, with a tranquil lake and tumbling waterfall, the Orangery is an exclusive use venue with endless photographic opportunities."

Stunning waterside weddings

"Hayley and Sean enjoyed a fabulous day here at The Orangery on 16 April when they said their “I do’s” The lovely couple shared their story with us…… “We very […]"

We quickly fell in love with the venue, the people and the grounds!

"We are pleased to announce that Passion Floral Design, one of our recommended suppliers has recently launched their new website. It is full of stunning examples of bridal flowers, wedding extras and […]"

New look for Passion Floral Design

"Our wedding open day is THIS Sunday 24 April from 10.00am until 4.00pm. The team are busy putting in place the final preparations and are very much looking forward to […]"

You are invited to our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 24 April 2016

"The wedding excitement for Emily and Michael is now reaching an all time high as their big day is only a few weeks away! From childhood sweethearts to a romantic surprise proposal […]"

A romantic proposal in New York!

"As the evenings are beginning to get lighter and we are all looking forward to the start of Spring, Natalie and Jake are busy making the final preparations for their […]"

It’s written in the sand…..

"The lovely Kelly and Daniel got married here at The Orangery on 28 December 2013. After coming to view, they fell in love with the venue and decided that it […]"

A Winter Wedding day re-lived!

"The lovely Kathryn and Phil chose The Orangery for their Wedding Reception back in July 2014. It was a beautiful day and was certainly full of romance! The December edition […]"

“I’ve just met the man I am going to marry!”

"After months of planning and preparation it’s finally here – Happy Christmas everyone! We have thoroughly enjoyed each and every wedding here at The Orangery this year. Each one unique […]"

Happy Christmas!!

"It has been a lovely festive week here at The Orangery, with some magical winter weddings. Whilst we didn’t have any snow, there was certainly lots of sparkle! Christmas has […]"

A Christmas Love Story

"We are extremely proud to announce that last week, at the Kent Wedding Awards, we were presented with the first ever “Bride’s Choice – Great Service Award“ This title means so very […]"

The Orangery – Kent Wedding Award Winner 2015!

"Looking for your dream wedding but think it’s out of your budget? Don’t give up! There are options available that could save you a considerable amount of money, without compromising […]"

It’s not all about the money: Getting married on a budget

"We are delighted to announce that we are finalists in the Kent Wedding Awards for the fifth consecutive year! We are extremely proud to be a finalist for this prestigious award, in what […]"

The Orangery – A Kent Wedding Awards Finalist 2015!

"Looking for the perfect wedding venue for your last minute wedding? You don’t have to compromise on quality! We offer big savings, for your big day, even if you’ve little […]"

Last Minute Wedding – First Class Venue!

"As Katie and Harrison’s big day is fast approaching, they share with us a little bit about how they met and their story so far …… “Harrison and I are […]"

Everything I dreamed of….

"“My husband and I were married at The Orangery on the 25th May 2015. Sadly it seems a distant memory ago now but memories both myself, my husband and our […]"

Our dream wedding venue

"Denise and John are very much looking forward to their special day here at The Orangery. They share with us a little bit about how they met and their engagement […]"

An instant yes!

"Faye and Matt didn’t let 60 miles get in the way of true love. They tell us their story.. “We first saw each other at a drum and bass rave […]"

Long distance love……..

"Deb and Jack share with us their beautiful story….. “We first met back in 2010 on a karaoke night at our local ‘The Star’. We became very good friends, but due […]"

Romance in Rome

"With only two days to go, Amanda and Kevin are very much looking forward to their special day. They shared with us how they met and the story of their […]"

A saucy proposal……

"Megha and Gwinyai are getting married here at the Orangery in July this year and were so pleased when they found their dream venue. The lovely couple shared with us […]"

Soul mates, friends and true love!

"We are pleased to share with you news of our most recent addition to The Orangery. A charming arbour, nestled within our beautiful grounds, shrouded by leafy shades from our […]"

Our Romantic Arbour

"Cat and James share with us the beautiful story of how their love for travel led them to each other and around the world too! Cat says…… The above picture […]"

A beautiful love story……

"Exciting news for all of our Orangery couples. We are pleased to announce the official launch of our jetty! New for 2015, our stunning jetty enhances the photographic opportunities even […]"

New for 2015 – Our stunning jetty!

As a venue, we offer you a wide variety of choice in order to ensure your day is tailored to you.

Designated Suppliers

Our designated suppliers include our catering team, our franchise bar, DJ and firework displays.

Our catering team will work with you to ensure you and your guests enjoy sumptuous wedding fare. Catering for all styles and culinary preferences, a wide variety of tastes can be met.

If you choose to have fireworks, a lovely addition to your special day, you are required to use our nominated provider of firework displays.

Recommended Suppliers

We are pleased to recommend the following suppliers to provide services for your special day. They have all worked here on many occasions and have been given excellent references by former clients. These services include, cakes, florists, photographers, videographers, musicians, chair covers and hotels.

If you would like any further information, please contact the Events Office on 01622 230065 or email [email protected]

Cobi and Coco Cakes

Cobi & Coco Cakes specialises in beautiful wedding cakes that are as flavourful as they are visually stunning, we see baking as an art form and we aim to create truly luxurious and unique wedding cakes.  Our goal is to work collaboratively with our clients transforming special ideas and inspirations to mouth-watering work of art.  Each cake is individually designed and handcrafted to ensure that every last detail is exquisitely executed with love and attention to detail.

We are firm believers that wedding cakes should be delicious as well as beautiful, which is why we choose our ingredients carefully and offer an extensive range of flavours. If there is a special flavour not on our menu, we will create it for you adding that personal service.

From the initial cake consultation to the set-up of the cake on your special day, we will walk through your cake journey with you to create an experience to cherish and remember. So whether you’d like a fabulous Wedding Cake or a stunning Dessert Table to wow your guests, we’re here to create your dream confections.

If a bespoke Cobi & Coco cake is for you, a design consultation and cake tasting is the next step.  At the consultation we will get your ideas flowing followed with a sketched design of your dream wedding cake.  A tasting will help you to decide which flavours and fillings will bring your cake to life.

Cobi & Coco Cakes are proud to have their cake designs published in many industry magazines highlighting that we are a brand people can trust.  Get in touch today to start your cake journey with Cobi & Coco Cakes.

Contact: Serena Chin
Telephone: 07765 007209
Aarion Wedding Cars

We are an independent family run Kent wedding car Hire Company based in Rochester. Aarion wedding car hire have been supplying Vintage, Classic, Modern Luxury wedding cars in Kent since 2005. The cars are driven by trained uniformed Chauffeurs and come with flowers and ribbons co-ordinated to match your colour theme.

Each car does one wedding per day, so you can rest assured of our unhurried attention. We like to work closely with our clients to ensure a personal and individual wedding car hire service. Supplying wedding cars for Kent, Medway, East Sussex, Surrey, Essex and London. If there is something out of the ordinary or individual to you we will do our uppermost to accommodate. Allow us to help make your special day memorable.

Arrive in the elegance of a bygone age in our Vintage Studebaker, or the timeless style of a Classic White Rolls Royce Silver Cloud. Maybe you require the larger capacity of one of our 7 seat Limousines for the Bridal party. For the Bridegroom perhaps a more modern Jaguar. Relax and let Aarion wedding car hire take care of all your wedding transport needs.

We offer competitive prices without compromising the quality of the service.

We are proud members of the National Association of Wedding Car Professionals Membership No 1279

Please contact us for more information, we would love the opportunity to discuss your wedding plans with you.

Contact: Glynne Matthews
Telephone: 01634 848540 / 07944 445021
Email: [email protected]

Dance Floors
28 Events

An elegant place to dance. The beauty and the magic that the Orangery offers, is truly highlighted by your first dance as husband and wife on one of our stunning starlit dance floors. We offer a wide range of dance floors and are able to create the perfect dancing area to suit your theme and colour schemes. Be joined by your friends and family as you dance the night away on your very own dazzling starlit dance floor, setting your day apart from any other. LED Dancefloors specialise in creating the perfect atmosphere for any event, we supply dance floors and lighting to transform any room into a magical place to celebrate.

Contact: Adam Diplock
Telephone: 01622 751408
Email: [email protected]

Angelfire Pyrotechnics Ltd

We are very proud to have been chosen as the fireworks display company for the Orangery, and what better way to help celebrate your special day than with a personalised display from Angelfire Pyrotechnics.

We can choreograph displays to your chosen music, incorporate your names in fireworks and set the lake ablaze with colour. Whatever your theme, colour or ideas, we will provide a display that exceeds your expectations.

If you would like to see some of our work in action, including videos of displays at the Orangery, visit our website and log in as:-

User Name: Turkey Mill

Password: fireworks

We hope that what we do is of interest and look forward to hearing from you!

Contact: Richard Little
Telephone: 01392 215152 / 07704 732209
Email: [email protected]

Floral Explosion

Floral Explosion – Voted Top 10 Florist in Kent!

Floral Explosion specialise in wedding floristry of the highest standard and have recently been voted one of the top 10 florists in Kent and has been included in the prestigious Good Florist Guide for the last 5 years. With a shop in Longfield, just 20 minutes from the Orangery, Floral Explosion are conveniently located and regularly provide wedding flowers and venue decoration.

The team of wedding florists are all highly qualified and experienced – turning their hand to all styles of floristry – from classic to contemporary – always perfectly designed for the Orangery.

Floral Explosion offer a free wedding consultation service at their Longfield store – great to go along and see the store and be inspired. You will find examples of Floral Explosions work on the wedding gallery at – or please contact Becky at Floral Explosion to discuss your wedding – find Floral Explosion on Facebook and look out for their posts to get some fab ideas!

Contact: Becky Franklin
Telephone: 01474 700035
Email: [email protected]

Hair and Make up
Holly O’Connor Make Up

Holly is a professional Makeup Artist with many years experience in the industry. Having worked as a certified artist for MAC cosmetics for 3 years she has gone on to work freelance on events at London Fashion Week, The Clothes Show, and Glamour Magazine. She also teaches-working as a makeup trainer for brow brand ‘HD Brows’.

Alongside this she specialises in and is hugely passionate in Bridal makeup, with a style which is natural, glamorous yet timeless with emphasis on making her brides feel confident for such a special day. Holly is available for all- Occasion makeup, Photo-shoots, Commercial, Television, Weddings.

If you would like to get in touch regarding your Bridal makeup, Holly will work closely with you to decide a look together to suit both your personality and style!

Contact: Holly O’Connor
Telephone: 07540 939719
Email: [email protected]



RKW Hair

RKW Hair are based in Kent and the South East, we offer a friendly and professional mobile hair service, bringing the style to you, for all occasions; from wedding hair for one of the most important, special days of your life, to your everyday hair needs. With 20 years’ industry experience and a career in hairdressing education, you can be sure that high standards and client satisfaction are our top priorities.

On your wedding day your hair is on show all day long and so it’s important that you look just perfect, from the start of the ceremony to the end of the night. Curly or straight, smooth and sleek or tousled and sexy, you will be surprised what your hair can do at any length – RKW Hair will help you discover the look that is perfect for you on your wedding day.

My priority is to offer a high quality service, tailored to your needs, as well as a friendly face to help calm the nerves on your special day. Your wedding is the most important day to you and your partner, and it will be my most important job to make sure that your hair all goes to plan. To aid the smooth running of your wedding morning I will help to plan your timings, taking into account your other suppliers, dress and location, and this will give you and myself a guidance time to have you and your bridal party ready by. I also ensure that my timings allow me to stay on hand to assist you in the final stages of getting ready and for those precious few moments before you leave to say ‘I do’ and first appear in front of your groom and wedding guests.

RKW Hair brings the style to you and your wedding location, leaving you with nothing to worry about and plenty of time to absorb the experience and treasure your wedding morning.

Contact: Angela Williams
Telephone: 07946 056177
Email: [email protected]

Carys Hughes Harpist

Carys will add that something extra special to your wedding day – the magnificent and heartfelt sound of the harp.

She offers a beautifully varied repertoire which will enhance the romance of your day and make it unforgettable for both you and your guests.

She would love to hear from you and discuss your wedding plans in further detail.

Contact: Carys Hughes
Telephone: 07759 930200 / 01622 814353
Email: [email protected]

Village Hotel Club Maidstone

Where there’s a Village there’s a Vibe, either leading up to your special day or finishing it off. The Village is the place for you and your guests to rest your heads. Think stylish hotel, affordable rates, and cutting-edge comfort, from the health and leisure club to the restaurant, pub and café there is an energy and pulse that guarantees an uplifting and fun atmosphere for all guests. Whatever you do, you can do it all at The Village Urban Resort Maidstone. To make a reservation call 01622 656914 and quote “The Orangery”. Friday and Saturday rates (excluding Bank Holidays) from £79.00, Saturday and Bank Holiday Sunday rates from £99.00. All rates are subject to availability please call to confirm.

Contact: The Sales Team
Telephone: 01622 235170
Email: [email protected]

Marriott Tudor Park Hotel

The hotel is a welcoming retreat set in 200 acres of beautiful parkland, making it an idyllic haven for your guests as well as offering a variety of function rooms and facilities to suit all your needs. Our tastefully decorated 120 bedrooms will create the perfect end to a perfect day offering comfort and style. Guests are also able to indulge in our excellent golf, leisure and spa facilities including swimming pool, sauna, steam room, leisure club, beauty salon and 18 hole championship golf course (additional charges apply for golf & beauty treatments and pre-booking is required). Tudor Park is ideally located just off J8/ M20.

Booking Rooms

How to book on line:

  1. Follow the website link
  2. Select the required dates
  3. Go to “Special Rates”
  4. Tick “Corporate/Promotional Code”
  5. Enter Code: 43O (That’s a number 4, a number 3 then the letter “O” for Orangery)
  6. Click “Find”

If you prefer to call and would like to book an individual room, please call our central reservation number 01622 734334 and select option 5 for bedroom reservations quoting the code 43O (That is the number 4 then 3 followed by the letter “O” for Orangery). You will be able to book a standard room, superior room or the suite under this code subject to availability.

If you would like to book 10 bedrooms or more please contact group reservations on 01622 734334 and select option 2 or email [email protected] . Please state that you would like to book wedding group bedrooms. You will then be sent a contract and given a three digit code to give to your guests to book their rooms individually. All bookings are subject to availability.

Contact: Sales Office
Telephone: 01622 734334
Email: [email protected]

The Hilton Hotel Maidstone

The Hilton Maidstone offers a choice of 146 bedrooms, most of them newly refurbished. During 2008, we invested £750,000 in upgrading the hotel, so you and your guests can look forward to the highest standard then in the morning enjoy the fantastic Hilton Breakfast.

There’s also our LivingWell Health Club, which includes a swimming pool, gym, steam room and sauna, where a major refurbishment was completed at end of November 2008. Our beauty therapist is at your service. Visit or Tel : 01622 734322

Contact: Group Reservations
Telephone: 01622 734322
Email: [email protected]

Spencer Wood Magic
Professional Magician, Mind Reader, Toast Master, Host & MC

The UK’s #1 Wedding Magician

Magic & Mind Reading Packages:

  • Mini Diamond: 1 hour Drinks Reception Only
  • Diamond: 2 hours Evening Reception
  • Solitaire: 3 hours Drinks Reception & Between Courses of The Wedding Breakfast
  • Solitaire Plus: 3 hours including 15 minute Magic & Mind Reading Show.
  • VIP: 5 hours including Toast Master and Magic & Mind Reading Show
  • Exclusive VIP: 7 hours

Contact: PA to Spencer Wood
Telephone: 07738 555453
Email: [email protected]

Trevor Godfree

Trevor produces stunning low-key natural photography allowing you to relax and enjoy your day. A second photographer, unobtrusively in the background, will be capturing ‘those moments’ that can easily get missed. We source the finest albums from around the world to produce the ultimate presentation for your images. As an Associateship to the British Institute of Professional Photography, with 25 award-winning years of experience, your wedding will be in safe hands.

Contact: Trevor Godfree
Telephone: 01622 817835
Email: [email protected]

David King Photographer

David King Photographer has a fun, unique & unconventional style that has suited many couples over the years in an ever-changing wedding market. He has over 15 years experience within the industry and has adapted from the conventional traditional style to the reportage & candid imagery that really suits his style and character.

The four packages that are on offer are all inclusive of the day’s photography, all the preview photographs and the completed designer album of your choice. The images that we capture on the day, whether they are candid or set up, reflect an easy-going attitude to contribute to the flow of your wedding. “I am not an obtrusive photographer, my aim is to enhance your day with beautiful imagery”. Please contact David King Photographer for a free consultation.

Contact: David King
Telephone: 01227 643051 / 07887 503626
Email: [email protected]

Louisa Dettmer Wedding Photography

Wow – You have chosen an amazing venue in the Orangery! We have had the pleasure of capturing many wonderful wedding days here and we would love to be a part of yours.
The team are fabulous, the grounds are beautiful and we know all the wonderful spots to get the shots you will love, along with our two pairs of eyes to capture lots of those natural shots too.
Our all-inclusive, fixed priced package includes two photographers capturing those special moments on your big day, from bridal prep through to your first dance. A large album and two parent albums are included, along with a disc of all the photos for you to keep, plus a slideshow version of your album on DVD so in the years to come you can relive the day snuggled up on the sofa with a glass of champagne!

We are also extremely proud to have been named as Kent Wedding Awards Photographer of the Year 2016!!

Please see our website for more examples of our work and email or call to arrange an informal meeting.

Contact: Louisa Dettmer
Telephone: 07598 250038 / 01634 307867 / 07709 304094
Email: [email protected]

Julie Lucas Toastmaster

Julie Lucas is a member and graduate of the UK School of Professional Toasmasters Ltd.

Once the date has been set, the key arrangements have been made and your guest list seems to be growing by the day, the only thing left to do is ensure that your day is as memorable as possible for all those in attendance, including you! That’s where I come in, to offer you a truly personal, yet professional toastmaster service as the final ingredient to planning your perfect day.

Bringing the tradition of the order of ceremonies to the 21st century, I am dedicated to confidently presenting, communicating and organising the smooth running of your wedding / formal event. On hand as a professional consultant in the lead up to and throughout the day itself, I have the expertise and experience to help take the pressure off you whilst making sure that your wedding is done your way.

I can be as flexible as you wish, supporting with as little or as much as required. It would be my pleasure to ensure you relax and enjoy those cherished moments whilst capturing them for you to keep for forever.

Please get in contact to arrange a consultation today.

Contact: Julie Lucas
Telephone: 07834 288747
Email: [email protected]

Venue Decorator
Ethereal Events

At Ethereal Events, we are dedicated to making your wedding day as special and stress-free as possible. Our range of chair covers and other tiny detail services can provide those all important finishing touches. We have a wide range of sashes and accessories and can source anything else you may have seen in your planning process to help create your perfect day.

With a wealth of knowledge and experience at The Orangery, we pride ourselves in helping couples have the perfect day and create something unique and personalised to you. All our covers are clean, fresh and of the best quality and we take huge pride in every wedding we are privileged enough to be involved in.

For that all-important personal touch, please contact Georgie to arrange an appointment with Ethereal Events for a full consultation that matches your wedding perfectly.

To see some examples of our work please have a look at our Facebook page.

Contact: Georgie Lilwall
Telephone: 07702 797964
Email: [email protected]

Dressing Rooms

Your dream wedding will be one of the happiest days of your life, with our attention to detail we will help turn that dream into reality with our beautiful real linen or stretch chair covers. We hold a vast selection of sashes and aim to match your colour theme as near as possible. We are located two minutes away from the Orangery, so removing the covers at the end of the evening, as required, is not a problem and at no extra cost to you.

Contact: Yvonne Aldridge
Telephone: 01622 738376 / 07704 819138
Email: [email protected]

Creative Venue

Welcome to ‘The Creative Venue’, founded in 2010 and based in Maidstone. Our award winning team can provide you with the complete venue styling service, we would love to help you bring your ideas to life and create your perfect wedding, at this stunningly elegant venue.

Here at the beautiful Orangery, we offer you as much or as little as you need, from chair décor; backdrops; table décor; bridge & gazebo décor dressing to festoon & uplighting, to create a magical mood.

Contact: Claire
Telephone: 01622 7441150 / 07746094021
Email: [email protected]

Digital Video UK

YOUR WEDDING YOUR WAY! Amazing movie of your Dream Wedding.

A very special offer just for you, save £500 and pay just £1999 when you book our Cinematic Experience Plus Package, normally £2499

Or choose ANY premium package and save 20%, (excludes the Sweet & Simple package.)

​These very special offers are available to new bookings only, and to you, as an Orangery client!

Are you one of those very special couples who appreciate a great movie and want some fun, our cinematic experience includes the use of equipment often seen in Hollywood Movies and prime time television shows.

Our aerial drone is rapidly becoming the latest wedding “must have”, coupled with stylish editing and music it will give your wedding video an amazing new dimension & provide the ultimate WOW factor. Many examples are available to view on our website at

Your Wedding, Your Way, is more than just a catch phrase, we listen to your specific requirements, paying attention to the little details that matter and offer our own experience to ensure that together we capture the best memories of your remarkable day.

You may choose from one of our packages or design a service to suit, with prices ranging from £699 to £2499, there’s bound to be one to suit your budget!

You are very welcome to visit the studio to view examples and discuss your requirements whilst enjoying a cup of coffee, alternately ask for a copy of our Free Demo DVD.

Deposits can be paid on our website by using your debit or credit card or by bank transfer.

All day coverage is available from Bridal Preps to First Dance

Contact: Mike Dettmer
Telephone: 01634 234234 / 0771 2572722
Email: [email protected]

TDH Media Ltd

You’ve found the dream dress, hired the perfect venue and bought the rings. Now you need the ultimate award-winning recording solution to capture every bit of your big day. TDH media provides a complete wedding media experience, in either Standard Definition DVD or High Definition Blu-Ray, plus iPad, iPhone or iPod touch conversions.

Depending on your choice of package, we can provide complete, subtle coverage of your whole day. From bridal preparations to guests’ arrivals, throughout the wedding ceremony, reception and speeches, right up to the evening celebrations including video messages from your guests. And, of course, don’t forget the Marryoke which has to be seen to be to fully appreciated.

We also offer a full Cinematic experience which includes our amazing 4K drone!

TDH media is proud to have been voted Kent’s best wedding video company at both the 2011, 2012 and 2014 Kent Wedding Awards. For more information and a free demo DVD, please go to our website or call for a free no-obligation meeting

Contact: Terry Hobday
Telephone: 0203 463 1780 / 07989 596491
Email: [email protected]